2012 Grand Slam of Darts

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Grand Slam of Darts
Tournament information
Dates November 10–18
Venue Civic Hall
Location Wolverhampton
Country England
Organisation(s) PDC
Format Legs
Prize fund £400,000
Winners share £100,000
High checkout 170
Netherlands Wesley Harms
Last 16
vs Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Quarter-final (X2)
vs England Scott Waites
Semi-final
vs England Dean Winstanley
Final
vs Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
Champion(s)
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
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The 2012 Grand Slam of Darts, also known as the William Hill Grand Slam of Darts for sponsorship purposes, was the sixth staging of the tournament, organised by the Professional Darts Corporation. The event took place from 10–18 November 2012 at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall. Phil Taylor was the defending champion, but was beaten in the Last 16 by Michael van Gerwen, who went on to make the final, but lost 16–14 to Raymond van Barneveld.

Prize Money[edit]

Stage Prize Money
(Total-£400,000)
Winner £100,000
Runner Up £50,000
Semi Final £25,000
Quarter Final £15,000
Last 16 £7,500
3rd in Group £5,000
4th in Group £2,500
Group Winner Bonus £2,500

Qualifying[edit]

Qualifying Tournaments[edit]

Players in italics had already qualified for the event.[1]

Note: Players in italics had already qualified for the tournament.
The PDC have decided to no longer invite Martin Adams to the Grand Slam due to his decision to turn down three consecutive invitations in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Other Methods of Qualification[edit]

PDC Unicorn Youth Tour Order of Merit[edit]

England Arron Monk qualified as the highest ranked player on the PDC Unicorn Youth Tour Order of Merit.

Qualified Players[edit]

Pools[edit]

Seeded Players Pool B Pool C Pool D

England Phil Taylor (1)
England Adrian Lewis (2)
Netherlands Christian Kist (3)
England James Wade (4)
Australia Simon Whitlock (5)
England Wes Newton (6)
England Andy Hamilton (7)
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (8)

Scotland Gary Anderson
Netherlands Jan Dekker
England Terry Jenkins
Australia Paul Nicholson
England Kevin Painter
Scotland Robert Thornton
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
England Scott Waites

Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan
England Ted Hankey
Netherlands Wesley Harms
England Mervyn King
Canada John Part
England Mark Walsh
Wales Mark Webster
England Dean Winstanley

Wales Barrie Bates
England Steve Beaton
England James Hubbard
England Wayne Jones
England Arron Monk
England Tony O'Shea
Wales Martin Phillips
Netherlands Co Stompe

Draw and results[edit]

Group stage[edit]

[2]

All matches first-to-5/best of 9 – NB: P = Played; W = Won; L = Lost; LF = Legs For; LA = Legs Against; +/- = Plus/Minus Record, in relation to legs; Average – 3-dart average; Pts = Points; Q = Qualified for K.O. phase

Knockout stage[edit]

Second Round (best of 19)
15–16 November
[9][10]
Quarter Finals (best of 31)
17 November
[11]
Semi Finals (best of 31)
18 November
[12]
Final (best of 31)
18 November
[13]
                       
A1 England Scott Waites 103.67 10
B2 Scotland Robert Thornton 102.42 8
A1 England Scott Waites 98.04 12
B1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 106.63 16
B1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 108.38 10
A2 England Phil Taylor 104.89 5
B1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 101.83 16
C1 England Dean Winstanley 98.94 8
C1 England Dean Winstanley 94.73 10
D2 England Arron Monk 93.46 5
C1 England Dean Winstanley 90.45 16
C2 England Kevin Painter 91.78 12
D1 England Mervyn King 89.63 5
C2 England Kevin Painter 91.10 10
B1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 98.55 14
H1 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 95.79 16
E1 Canada John Part 89.10 10
F2 Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan 85.40 6
E1 Canada John Part 90.19 12
F1 England Andy Hamilton 95.37 16
F1 England Andy Hamilton 98.76 10
E2 Scotland Gary Anderson 101.90 9
F1 England Andy Hamilton 95.87 10
H1 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 97.54 16
G1 England Wes Newton 93.71 9
H2 Netherlands Christian Kist 89.78 10
H2 Netherlands Christian Kist 93.05 10
H1 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 100.57 16
H1 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 104.56 10
G2 Netherlands Wesley Harms 97.50 4

Statistics[edit]

Player Played Legs Won Legs Lost 100+ 140+ 180s High Checkout 3-dart Average
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 7 72 45 148 84 35 156 96.29
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 7 71 46 145 92 35 170 100.12
England Andy Hamilton 6 51 44 117 59 17 152 94.14
England Dean Winstanley 6 48 41 107 66 20 142 94.00
England Scott Waites 5 35 32 73 55 23 148 100.12
Netherlands Christian Kist 5 34 36 78 38 19 128 90.66
England Kevin Painter 5 36 33 89 46 12 121 90.38
Canada John Part 5 36 33 89 35 2 121 84.73
England Phil Taylor 4 17 18 53 26 1 164 98.93
Scotland Gary Anderson 4 23 23 65 27 17 130 96.94
England Wes Newton 4 24 16 60 20 14 164 94.85
England Mervyn King 4 20 16 49 29 4 126 94.68
Netherlands Wesley Harms 4 16 19 53 26 6 170 93.38
Scotland Robert Thornton 4 21 19 57 33 5 90 93.16
Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan 4 17 17 49 20 4 123 87.78
England Arron Monk 4 18 17 48 24 5 126 86.25
Australia Simon Whitlock 3 11 11 25 13 7 96 91.81
England Mark Walsh 3 10 13 25 12 5 164 85.84
Netherlands Co Stompé 3 7 12 22 12 2 67 91.00
Wales Mark Webster 3 9 13 31 12 3 131 90.13
Australia Paul Nicholson 3 11 10 30 12 4 88 90.75
England Terry Jenkins 3 9 12 24 12 8 78 90.49
England James Wade 3 8 11 25 16 2 116 89.73
England Tony O'Shea 3 13 14 36 15 9 100 88.54
England Adrian Lewis 3 11 14 28 14 4 147 87.34
England Ted Hankey 3 5 13 21 9 4 161 78.35
England Steve Beaton 3 9 15 33 13 6 124 92.00
England Wayne Jones 3 8 15 31 12 6 116 88.69
England James Hubbard 3 7 15 27 7 5 100 88.14
Wales Martin Phillips 3 6 15 29 13 3 61 85.62
Netherlands Jan Dekker 3 3 15 10 5 2 72 76.43
Wales Barrie Bates 3 2 15 19 6 1 59 75.31

Source: Match reports in the draw

Broadcasting[edit]

Sky Sports provided television coverage of the event in the United Kingdom, Fox Sports in Australia, OSN across the Middle East and it was available online and partially televised on RTL7 in the Netherlands.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Grand Slam Of Darts Qualifiers". Darts Database. Retrieved 11 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "William Hill Grand Slam Schedule". PDC. Retrieved 11 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d "William Hill Grand Slam Day One". PDC. 13 November 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d "William Hill Grand Slam - Sunday Evening". PDC. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c "William Hill Grand Slam – Tuesday". PDC. Retrieved 14 November 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c d "William Hill Grand Slam – Sunday Afternoon". PDC. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  7. ^ a b c d "William Hill Grand Slam – Monday". PDC. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  8. ^ a b c d "William Hill Grand Slam – Wednesday". PDC. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  9. ^ "William Hill Grand Slam – Thursday". PDC. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  10. ^ "William Hill Grand Slam – Friday". PDC. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  11. ^ "William Hill Grand Slam Quarter-Finals". PDC. Retrieved 17 November 2012. 
  12. ^ "William Hill Grand Slam Semi-Finals". PDC. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  13. ^ "Brilliant Barney's Grand Slam Triumph!". PDC. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 

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