1996 World Matchplay (darts)

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World Matchplay
Tournament information
Dates 28 July - 3 Augustus
Venue Winter Gardens
Location Blackpool
Country England
Organisation(s) PDC
Format Legs
Prize fund £46,575
Winners share £12,000
Champion(s)
England Peter Evison
«1995 1997»

The 1996 World Matchplay was a darts tournament held in the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. This was brewery Samuel Webster's second and final year as tournament sponsor. The tournament was won by Peter Evison.

Seeds[edit]

Prize money[edit]

The prize fund was £46,575.

Champion: £12,000
Runner-Up: £7,000
3rd Place: £3,750
Semi-Finalists : £3,750
Quarter-Finalists : £1,650
2nd Round: £925
1st Round: £500

Results[edit]

First Round (best of 15 legs)
Second Round (best of 15 legs)
Quarter-Finals (best of 21 legs)
Semi-Finals (best of 25 legs)
Final (best of 31 legs)
                             
1 England Phil Taylor 8
Republic of Ireland Tom Kirby 6
1 England Phil Taylor 1
England Peter Evison 8
England Peter Evison 8
United States Larry Butler 3
England Peter Evison 11
United States Sean Downs 3
8 England Keith Deller 6
United States Sean Downs 8
United States Sean Downs 8
England Cliff Lazarenko 6
England Cliff Lazarenko 8
United States Gerald Verrier 2
England Peter Evison 13
4 Scotland Jamie Harvey 9
5 England John Lowe 8
England Shayne Burgess 6
5 England John Lowe 5
England Dennis Smith 8
England Dennis Smith 8
England Eric Bristow 4
England Dennis Smith 6
4 Scotland Jamie Harvey 11
4 Scotland Jamie Harvey 8
England Phil Gillman 5
4 Scotland Jamie Harvey 8
England Peter Manley 3
United States Dave Kelly 2
England Peter Manley 8
England Peter Evison 16
2 England Dennis Priestley 14
2 England Dennis Priestley 8
United States Gary Mawson 4
2 England Dennis Priestley 8
United States Jerry Umberger 5
United States Jerry Umberger 8
England Steve Raw 5
2 England Dennis Priestley 15
7 England Rod Harrington 13
7 England Rod Harrington 8
United States Bruce Robbins 2
7 England Rod Harrington 8
England Mick Manning 3
England Mick Manning 8
England Nigel Justice 4
2 England Dennis Priestley 13
6 England Bob Anderson 11
6 England Bob Anderson 8
United States Steve Brown 3
6 England Bob Anderson 8
United States Paul Lim 4
United States Paul Lim 10
England Kevin Spiolek 8
6 England Bob Anderson 11
3 England Alan Warriner 8
3 England Alan Warriner 8
England Chris Mason 6
3 England Alan Warriner 8
England Graeme Stoddart 3
England Graeme Stoddart 8
England Ritchie Gardner 2

3rd place match Best of 21 legs Scotland (4) Jamie Harvey 11-10 Bob Anderson England

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