2012 PDC European Tour Event 1

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2012 European Tour Event 1
Tournament information
Dates 27–29 April
Venue Arena Nova
Location Wiener Neustadt
Country Austria
Organisation(s) PDC
Format Legs
Prize fund £82,100
Winners share £15,000
Nine dart finish EnglandMichael Smith
Australia Simon Whitlock
Champion(s)
England Justin Pipe
«First Event 2»

The 2012 European Tour Event 1 (also known as the 2012 Austrian Darts Open[1]) was the first of five European Tour events on the 2012 PDC Pro Tour. The tournament took place at the Arena Nova in Wiener Neustadt near Vienna, Austria, from 27 to 29 April. It featured a field of 64 players and £82,100 in prize money, with £15,000 going to the winner.

Justin Pipe won the title, by defeating James Wade 6–3 in the final. Michael Smith and Simon Whitlock both threw nine-dart finishes during the tournament.[1]

Prize money[edit]

Stage Prize Money
Winner £15,000
Runner Up £7,500
Semi-final £5,000
Quarter-final £3,000
Third round £1,500
Second round £1,000
First round £200
Last qualifying stage £100
Total £82,100

Qualification[edit]

The top 32 players from the PDC Order of Merit automatically qualified for the event. The remaining 32 places went to players from three qualifying events - 20 from the UK Qualifier (held in Barnsley on 13 April), eight from the European Qualifier (held in Cologne on 7 April) and four from the Home Nation Qualifier (held in Eisenstadt on 31 March).[2]

Tournament bracket[edit]

[6][7]

First round Second round Third round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                   
1 England Phil Taylor w/d
England Gareth Cousins w/o
England Gareth Cousins 3
32 Wales Richie Burnett 6
32 Wales Richie Burnett 6
Germany Michael Rosenauer 4
32 Wales Richie Burnett 6
England Dean Winstanley 3
16 Australia Paul Nicholson 3
England Dean Winstanley 6
England Dean Winstanley 6
Scotland Jim Walker 5
17 England Ronnie Baxter 5
Scotland Jim Walker 6
32 Wales Richie Burnett 3
9 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 6
8 Wales Mark Webster 6
Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 3
8 Wales Mark Webster 6
25 England Alan Tabern 0
25 England Alan Tabern 6
Austria Zoran Lerchbacher 2
8 Wales Mark Webster 2
9 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 6
9 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 6
England Arron Monk 4
9 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 6
24 England Colin Osborne 4
24 England Colin Osborne 6
England Richie Howson 4
9 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 3
20 England Justin Pipe 6
5 Australia Simon Whitlock 6
Netherlands Mareno Michels 4
5 Australia Simon Whitlock 4
England Joe Cullen 6
28 Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan 4
England Joe Cullen 6
England Joe Cullen 6
12 England Mark Walsh 4
12 England Mark Walsh 6
England Brian Woods 1
12 England Mark Walsh 6
England Michael Smith 5
21 England Jamie Caven 4
England Michael Smith 6
England Joe Cullen 4
20 England Justin Pipe 6
4 Scotland Gary Anderson 6
England Scott Rand 4
4 Scotland Gary Anderson 6
29 Netherlands Co Stompe 2
29 Netherlands Co Stompé 6
England Ross Smith 3
4 Scotland Gary Anderson 2
20 England Justin Pipe 6
13 England Wayne Jones 3
Netherlands Gino Vos 6
Netherlands Gino Vos 4
20 England Justin Pipe 6
20 England Justin Pipe 6
Austria Mensur Suljovic 2
20 England Justin Pipe 6
3 England James Wade 3
2 England Adrian Lewis w/d
England James Richardson w/o
England James Richardson 6
31 Scotland Peter Wright 3
31 Scotland Peter Wright 6
Republic of Ireland William O'Connor 1
England James Richardson 6
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 5
15 England Colin Lloyd 6
England Ian White 3
15 England Colin Lloyd 1
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 6
18 England Mervyn King 4
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 6
England James Richardson 3
26 England Dave Chisnall 6
7 England Andy Hamilton 6
Netherlands Roland Scholten 3
7 England Andy Hamilton 4
26 England Dave Chisnall 6
26 England Dave Chisnall 6
Austria Martin Kurecka 1
26 England Dave Chisnall 6
10 England Kevin Painter 3
10 England Kevin Painter 6
England Johnny Haines 4
10 England Kevin Painter 6
England Mark Dudbridge 2
23 Canada John Part 5
England Mark Dudbridge 6
26 England Dave Chisnall 2
3 England James Wade 6
6 England Wes Newton 6
Croatia Boris Krcmar 4
6 England Wes Newton 6
Wales Steve Evans 2
27 England Steve Brown 2
Wales Steve Evans 6
6 England Wes Newton 6
22 England Denis Ovens 3
11 England Terry Jenkins 6
Austria Dietmar Burger 3
11 England Terry Jenkins 3
22 England Denis Ovens 6
22 England Denis Ovens 6
England John Scott 5
6 England Wes Newton 5
3 England James Wade 6
3 England James Wade 6
India Prakash Jiwa 3
3 England James Wade 6
30 England Steve Beaton 4
30 England Steve Beaton 6
England Mick Todd 3
3 England James Wade 6
Belgium Kim Huybrechts 1
14 Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 6
England Darren Webster 3
14 Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 0
Belgium Kim Huybrechts 6
19 England Andy Smith 3
Belgium Kim Huybrechts 6

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