2015 Japan Darts Masters

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2015 Japan Darts Masters
Tournament information
Dates27–28 June 2015
VenueOsanbashi Hall
LocationYokohama
Country Japan
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund$200,000
Winners share$50,000
High checkout146 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
(First round)
Champion(s)
England Phil Taylor
2016»

The 2015 Japan Darts Masters (also known as the Zipang Casino Japan Darts Masters) was the inaugural staging of the tournament by the Professional Darts Corporation, as a second entry in the 2015 World Series of Darts. The tournament featured eight Japanese players who faced eight PDC players and was held at the Osanbashi Hall in Yokohama, Japan from 27–28 June 2015.

Phil Taylor won the inaugural staging of the Japan Darts Masters after defeating Peter Wright 8–7 in the final.[1]

Prize money[edit]

The total prize fund was $200,000.

Stage (no. of players) Prize money
Winner (1) $50,000
Runner-Up (1) $30,000
Semi-finalists (2) $20,000
Quarter-finalists (4) $10,000
Last 16 (8) $5,000

Qualifiers[edit]

[2]

The eight seeded PDC players were:

  1. Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (Semi-finals)
  2. England Phil Taylor (Winner)
  3. Scotland Gary Anderson (Semi-finals)
  4. England Adrian Lewis (Quarter-finals)
  5. Scotland Peter Wright (Runner-up)
  6. England James Wade (Quarter-finals)
  7. Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (Quarter-finals)
  8. England Stephen Bunting (Quarter-finals)

The Japanese qualifiers were:

Draw[edit]

[3][4]

First round
Best of 11 legs
[5]
Quarter-finals
Best of 15 legs
[6]
Semi-finals
Best of 15 legs
[6]
Final
Best of 15 legs
[6]
            
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 89.29 6
Japan Chikara Fujimori 70.06 0
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 106.34 8
8/WC England Stephen Bunting 98.76 5
8/WC England Stephen Bunting 93.90 6
Japan Shintaro Inoue 82.63 1
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 100.04 7
5 Scotland Peter Wright 100.12 8
4 England Adrian Lewis 85.89 6
Japan Sho Katsumi 72.73 0
4 England Adrian Lewis 100.72 4
5 Scotland Peter Wright 103.31 8
5 Scotland Peter Wright 102.28 6
Japan Haruki Muramatsu 90.26 1
5 Scotland Peter Wright 94.09 7
2 England Phil Taylor 98.34 8
2 England Phil Taylor 98.16 6
Japan Masumi Chino 84.78 2
2 England Phil Taylor 90.00 8
7/WC Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 84.03 3
7/WC Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 82.95 6
Japan Katsuya Aiba 73.02 4
2 England Phil Taylor 105.71 8
3 Scotland Gary Anderson 101.69 7
3 Scotland Gary Anderson 98.97 6
Japan Yuki Yamada 86.06 2
3 Scotland Gary Anderson 102.99 8
6 England James Wade 95.93 1
6 England James Wade 89.28 6
Japan Morihiro Hashimoto 75.28 2

Broadcasting[edit]

The tournament was available in the following countries on these channels:

Country Channel
Japan Japan J Sports
United Kingdom United Kingdom ITV4
Middle East and North Africa OSN
Australia Australia Fox Sports (Australia)
New Zealand New Zealand Sky Sport (New Zealand)
Republic of Ireland Ireland Setanta Sports
Netherlands Netherlands RTL7
Asia Fox Asia
China China PPTV (online)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Phil Taylor secures Japan Darts Masters crown". Sky Sports. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Zipang Casino Japan Darts Masters Info". PDC. 20 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Zipang Casino Japan Darts Masters Draw". PDC. 26 June 2015.
  4. ^ "2015 Japan Darts Masters Results". Darts Database. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Zipang Casino Japan Darts Masters Day One". PDC. 28 June 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-09-01. Retrieved 2015-06-28.
  6. ^ a b c "Amazing Taylor's Japanese Glory". PDC. 28 June 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-06-30. Retrieved 2015-06-28.