European Tour 3-4 AM & HN Qualifier Update

European Tour

Sep 30 2020

The Associate Member Qualifiers for the remaining two European Tour events of 2020 will be held on October 15.

Ricoh Arena to host three further TV events & Winter Series

News

Sep 30 2020

The Ricoh Arena in Coventry is set to host three further televised events and the PDC Winter Series.

History-maker Petersen wins 2020 German Darts Championship

European Tour

Sep 27 2020

Devon Petersen became the first African PDC event winner at the German Darts Championship.

Petersen ends Price's winning streak in Hildesheim classic

European Tour

Sep 26 2020

Devon Petersen ended Gerwyn Price's bid to win a fourth successive PDC tournament in a European Tour classic.

Record-breaking five Germans progress to round two of German Darts Championship

European Tour

Sep 25 2020

The European Tour returned with Day One of the German Darts Championship in Hildesheim on Friday.

Final qualifiers confirmed for German Darts Championship

European Tour

Sep 24 2020

Nico Kurz, Ronny Huybrechts & Cody Harris were amongst the final qualifiers for the German Darts Championship.

BoyleSports World Grand Prix race latest ahead of ET2

BoyleSports World Grand Prix

Sep 24 2020

We take a look at the race to qualify for the BoyleSports World Grand Prix as it stands.

European Tour double confirmed for October

European Tour

Sep 21 2020

Two further PDC European Tour events have been confirmed to be staged in Sindelfingen and Riesa during October.

Autumn Series Predictor prize winners confirmed

PDC Autumn Series

Sep 18 2020

Prize winners from the Autumn Series Predictor game have been confirmed.

Price completes double in the bubble on Autumn Series Day Five

PDC Autumn Series

Sep 16 2020

Gerwyn Price claimed his second title in two days on Wednesday with victory on PDC Autumn Series Day Five.

Players Championship events are held throughout the year, with prize money won counting towards the ProTour Order of Merit

All Players Championship events will be streamed live for PDCTV-HD Subscribers worldwide with coverage from two boards throughout each event.

JAMES WADE picked up his fourth PDC ranking title of 2019 at Players Championship 18 in Wigan on Sunday, defeating Jose de Sousa 8-5 in the final.

The second day of the ProTour double-header weekend saw Wade follow-up his hat-trick of Players Championship titles in April to equal his best ever tally of ranking titles in a calendar year, having also won four in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

The former Premier League champion grew into the tournament, steadily increasing his average in every round, before posting ton-plus averages in the quarter-finals and semi-finals.

Wade's day began with victories over Dutch pair Benito van de Pas and Yordi Meeuwisse, followed by a narrow 6-5 win over Keegan Brown to reach the Last 16 where he overcame Rowby-John Rodriguez 6-4.

In the quarter-finals Wade averaged 101.5 to defeat rising star Callan Rydz 6-3, before edging past Players Championship 17 winner Krzysztof Ratajski 7-5 and then getting the better of De Sousa to secure the £10,000 top prize.

"Yesterday after I lost I looked at a picture of my son on my phone and that inspired me to win today," said Wade.

"The final wasn't a great game, in fact I wouldn't say I played very well today which is ironic really.

"But maybe today will boost me into a bit of form and I can do some damage at the World Matchplay."

De Sousa got off to a flying start in his first PDC final, taking out 160 to hold throw in the opening leg, as the first four legs all went with throw.

Wade hit his favourite double ten with his last dart in hand to land the first break of the match, then doubling his lead witha calm 68 checkout after De Sousa piled on the pressure with his 21st 180 of the day.

De Sousa came roaring back with back-to-back legs of his own, including a 12-dart break which ended with an 88 checkout.

Despite averaging over 11 points more than Wade after eight legs, De Sousa was left to rue his missed chance to go ahead, as Wade clinically found double seven with his last darts in hand for an 86 checkout to break throw and make it 5-4.

From there, Wade produced a dominant end to the contest, dropping only one more leg to run out a convincing 8-5 winner.

De Sousa, who won his PDC Tour Card for the first time in January, backed up his run to the quarter-finals of the Danish Darts Open on his European Tour debut in Copenhagen last weekend.

The Portuguese number one defeated Nathan Aspinall, Jeffrey de Zwaan on his way to the semi-finals, where he ran out a 7-5 victor over Dimitri Van den Bergh to reach his first PDC ranking final, ending Van den Bergh's hopes of qualifying for the Betfred World Matchplay in the process.

A number of players were vying for the 16 ProTour Order of Merit places in the Blackpool event ahead of the cut-off on June 30, with 14 players in contention for three places at the conclusion of Sunday's event.

Vincent van der Voort, James Wilson and Kyle Anderson currently occupy the final three spots, but Anderson's hopes were dealt a blow as he suffered an opening round loss to Ryan Searle.

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