2015 European Darts Matchplay

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2015 European Darts Matchplay
Tournament information
Dates18–20 September 2015
VenueOlympiahalle
LocationInnsbruck
Country Austria
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£115,000
Winners share£25,000
High checkout170 Croatia Robert Marijanović
170 England Justin Pipe
170 England Ian White
Champion(s)
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
«Event 7 Event 9»

The 2015 European Darts Matchplay was the eighth of nine PDC European Tour events on the 2015 PDC Pro Tour. The tournament took place at the Olympiahalle in Innsbruck, Austria between 18–20 September 2015. It featured a field of 48 players and £115,000 in prize money, with £25,000 going to the winner.

Michael van Gerwen won the tournament, defeating Dave Chisnall 6–4 in the final.[1]

Prize money[edit]

The prize fund was increased to £115,000 after being £100,000 for the previous two years.[2]

Stage (num. of players) Prize money
Winner (1) £25,000
Runner-up (1) £10,000
Semi-finalists (2) £5,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £3,500
Third round losers (8) £2,000
Second round losers (16) £1,500
First round losers (16) £1,000
Total £115,000

Qualification and format[edit]

The top 16 players from the PDC ProTour Order of Merit on 30 June 2015 automatically qualified for the event.[3] The remaining 32 places went to players from three qualifying events - 20 from the UK Qualifier (held in Wigan on 3 July),[4] eight from the European Qualifier (held in Mülheim on 10 September at the same time as the European Darts Trophy)[5] and four from the Host Nation Qualifier (held at the venue the day before the event started), although following the withdrawals of Gary Anderson and Kyle Anderson, the host nation were given an extra two qualifying spots, bringing the total up to six.

The following players took part in the tournament:

Draw[edit]

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  First round
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Second round
[8]
Third round
[9]
Quarter-finals
[10]
Semi-finals
[10]
Final
[10]
                                                         
England Wes Newton 88.59 5     1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 97.53 6  
Belgium Ronny Huybrechts 83.72 6     Belgium Ronny Huybrechts 91.42 3  
  1 Netherlands van Gerwen 100.21 6  
  Netherlands van Barneveld 94.13 1  
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 97.58 6 16 England Stephen Bunting 101.78 2
Germany Max Hopp 88.45 3     Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 105.64 6  
  1 Netherlands van Gerwen 114.00 6  
  Austria Ro-Jo Rodriguez 102.89 3  
Northern Ireland Mickey Mansell 84.29 6     8 England Mervyn King 91.74 6  
England Adam Hunt 84.18 3     Northern Ireland Mickey Mansell 86.42 4  
  8 England King 95.82 4
  Austria Ro-Jo Rodriguez 87.43 6  
Austria Rowby-John Rodriguez 92.87 6 9 Australia Simon Whitlock 87.45 3
Germany Stefan Stoyke 86.80 3     Austria Rowby-John Rodriguez 91.09 6  
  1 Netherlands van Gerwen 109.09 6  
  12 Scotland Thornton 80.76 1  
England Joe Murnan 89.36 5     5 Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan 82.29 6  
England Mark Walsh 88.76 6     England Mark Walsh 80.86 5  
  5 Northern Ireland Dolan 99.04 4
  12 Scotland Thornton 93.31 6  
Austria Maik Langendorf 83.67 6 12 Scotland Robert Thornton 86.66 6
Austria Aaron Hardy 78.89 5     Austria Maik Langendorf 78.52 3  
  12 Scotland Thornton 93.43 6
  13 Netherlands van der Voort 96.59 3  
Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 84.65 6     4 England Ian White 94.66 6  
England Paul Milford 76.83 2     Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 87.48 4  
  4 England White 91.66 5
  13 Netherlands van der Voort 92.56 6  
England Andy Hamilton 103.66 6 13 Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 94.38 6
England Dean Winstanley 102.59 3     England Andy Hamilton 81.25 3  
1 Netherlands van Gerwen 99.58 6
6 England Chisnall 95.89 4
England Alan Norris 82.30 6     2 England Michael Smith 97.61 5  
Austria Armin Glanzer 75.98 2     England Alan Norris 95.52 6  
  England Norris 91.45 5  
  England Pallett 89.40 6  
England Jamie Caven 93.05 2 15 Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 97.80 3
England David Pallett 100.73 6     England David Pallett 104.83 6  
  England Pallett 98.10 6  
  10 Belgium K. Huybrechts 91.61 5  
England Tony Newell 89.14 6     7 England Justin Pipe 93.31 6  
England Terry Temple 82.16 3     England Tony Newell 90.98 5  
  7 England Pipe 98.14 4
  10 Belgium K. Huybrechts 99.11 6  
Austria Mensur Suljović 90.44 2 10 Belgium Kim Huybrechts 101.62 6
England Darren Webster 95.92 6     England Darren Webster 95.89 2  
  England Pallett 91.86 3
  6 England Chisnall 98.93 6  
Wales Gerwyn Price 85.01 4     6 England Dave Chisnall 99.34 6  
Republic of Ireland William O'Connor 93.04 6     Republic of Ireland William O'Connor 92.30 3  
  6 England Chisnall 107.64 6
  11 England Jenkins 101.46 5  
England Kevin Painter 88.83 6 11 England Terry Jenkins 95.32 6
Austria Roxy-James Rodriguez 84.59 3     England Kevin Painter 97.78 5  
  6 England Chisnall 105.03 6
  3 Scotland Wright 98.10 3  
England Darren Johnson 82.08 6     3 Scotland Peter Wright 84.86 6  
Austria Zoran Lerchbacher 68.30 1     England Darren Johnson 72.04 2  
  3 Scotland Wright 99.38 6
  14 Netherlands van de Pas 86.32 3  
Netherlands Dirk van Duijvenbode 79.22 5 14 Netherlands Benito van de Pas 94.82 6
Croatia Robert Marijanović 80.16 6     Croatia Robert Marijanović 91.03 4  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michael van Gerwen defeats Dave Chisnall in European Darts Matchplay final". Sky Sports. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  2. ^ "ProTour Prize Funds Increased". PDC. Retrieved 20 January 2015.
  3. ^ "European Tour Events 7&8 Entries". PDC. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  4. ^ "European Tour Event 7-8 UK Qualifiers". PDC. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  5. ^ "ET8 European Qualifier Reminder". PDC. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  6. ^ "2015 PDC European Matchplay Fixtures". Darts Database. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  7. ^ "European Darts Matchplay Day One". PDC. Archived from the original on 2015-09-20. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  8. ^ "European Darts Matchplay Day Two". PDC. Archived from the original on 2015-09-21. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  9. ^ "European Darts Matchplay Third Round". PDC. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  10. ^ a b c "Mighty Mike's Innsbruck Triumph". PDC. Retrieved 21 September 2015.