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. 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
Canada Gary Mawson 4
2 England Dennis Priestley 8
United States Jerry Umberger 4
  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
Singapore Paul Lim 4
  Singapore 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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