2015 Players Championship Finals

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2015 Cash Converters Players Championship Finals
Tournament information
Dates27–29 November 2015
VenueButlin's Minehead
LocationMinehead
Country England
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£300,000
Winners share£65,000
High checkout170 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
(Semi-finals)
Champion(s)
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
«2014 2016»

The 2015 Cash Converters Players Championship Finals was the seventh edition of the PDC darts tournament, the Players Championship Finals, which saw the top 32 players from the 2015 PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit took part. The tournament took place at Butlin's Minehead in Minehead, England, between 27–29 November 2015.

The defending champion Gary Anderson lost 4–10 against Daryl Gurney in the 2nd round.[1]

Michael van Gerwen won his 13th PDC major title by beating Adrian Lewis 11–6 in the final.[2]

Qualification[edit]

The top 32 players of the PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit qualified for this event.

  1. Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (Champion)
  2. England Michael Smith (Second round)
  3. Scotland Peter Wright (Second round)
  4. England James Wade (Second round)
  5. Belgium Kim Huybrechts (First round)
  6. England Adrian Lewis (Runner-up)
  7. England Ian White (Quarter-finals)
  8. England Dave Chisnall (Quarter-finals)
  9. Scotland Robert Thornton (First round)
  10. Netherlands Jelle Klaasen (First round)
  11. England Terry Jenkins (First round)
  12. Scotland Gary Anderson (Second round)
  13. Netherlands Benito van de Pas (Quarter-finals)
  14. Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan (First round)
  15. Austria Mensur Suljović (Semi-finals)
  16. England Justin Pipe (First round)
  17. Netherlands Vincent van der Voort (Second round)
  18. England Mervyn King (First round)
  19. Australia Simon Whitlock (Quarter-finals)
  20. England Stephen Bunting (First round)
  21. England Phil Taylor (First round)
  22. England Alan Norris (Second round)
  23. Wales Gerwyn Price (Second round)
  24. Wales Jamie Lewis (Second round)
  25. England Joe Murnan (First round)
  26. Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (First round)
  27. Scotland John Henderson (First round)
  28. Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney (Semi-finals)
  29. Wales Mark Webster (First round)
  30. England Steve Beaton (First round)
  31. England Jamie Caven (First round)
  32. England Keegan Brown (First round)

Prize money[edit]

Position (no. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £300,000)
Winner (1) £65,000
Runner-Up (1) £35,000
Semi-finalists (2) £17,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £11,500
Last 16  (Second round) (8) £7,000
Last 32  (First round) (16) £4,000

Draw[edit]

There was no draw held, but all players were put in a fixed bracket by their seeding positions.[3]

First round (best of 11 legs)
27 November
[4]
Second round (best of 19 legs)
28 November
[5]
Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
29 November
[6]
Semi-finals (best of 21 legs)
29 November
[6]
Final (best of 21 legs)
29 November
[6]
               
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 98.92 6
32 England Keegan Brown 96.89 4
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 103.23 10
17 Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 86.80 6
16 England Justin Pipe 90.31 1
17 Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 92.26 6
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 107.02 10
8 England Dave Chisnall 105.51 7
8 England Dave Chisnall 96.97 6
25 England Joe Murnan 82.90 0
8 England Dave Chisnall 96.57 10
24 Wales Jamie Lewis 97.27 8
9 Scotland Robert Thornton 92.91 5
24 Wales Jamie Lewis 95.63 6
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 102.92 11
28 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 89.43 2
5 Belgium Kim Huybrechts 96.76 2
28 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 101.38 6
28 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 94.35 10
12 Scotland Gary Anderson 86.70 4
12 Scotland Gary Anderson 96.60 6
21 England Phil Taylor 94.22 5
28 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 94.22 10
13 Netherlands Benito van de Pas 89.67 5
4 England James Wade 95.16 6
29 Wales Mark Webster 85.86 3
4 England James Wade 100.18 3
13 Netherlands Benito van de Pas 105.39 10
13 Netherlands Benito van de Pas 88.64 6
20 England Stephen Bunting 89.56 4
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 100.32 11
6 England Adrian Lewis 89.17 6
2 England Michael Smith 91.04 6
31 England Jamie Caven 90.82 3
2 England Michael Smith 88.42 3
15 Austria Mensur Suljović 92.77 10
15 Austria Mensur Suljović 95.97 6
18 England Mervyn King 84.59 1
15 Austria Mensur Suljović 97.55 10
7 England Ian White 95.08 6
7 England Ian White 89.17 6
26 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 90.09 5
7 England Ian White 97.05 10
23 Wales Gerwyn Price 91.69 9
10 Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 91.76 4
23 Wales Gerwyn Price 97.95 6
15 Austria Mensur Suljović 93.21 1
6 England Adrian Lewis 103.31 11
6 England Adrian Lewis 93.33 6
27 Scotland John Henderson 92.61 3
6 England Adrian Lewis 99.84 10
22 England Alan Norris 96.25 3
11 England Terry Jenkins 81.54 3
22 England Alan Norris 88.46 6
6 England Adrian Lewis 94.50 10
19 Australia Simon Whitlock 87.94 7
3 Scotland Peter Wright 92.74 6
30 England Steve Beaton 92.95 2
3 Scotland Peter Wright 102.38 9
19 Australia Simon Whitlock 96.59 10
14 Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan 82.99 2
19 Australia Simon Whitlock 86.80 6

Statistics[edit]

Player Eliminated Played Legs Won Legs Lost Throw Breaks 100+ 140+ 170+ 180s High Checkout Checkout Av.% Average
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen Winner 5 48 25 3 86 63 2 24 170 37.5 102.57
Scotland Gary Anderson 2nd Round 2 10 15 1 26 18 0 6 96 28.57 90.84
England Phil Taylor 1st Round 1 5 6 1 16 7 0 3 148 28 94.22
Scotland Peter Wright 2nd Round 2 15 12 3 35 25 0 10 112 40.54 99.33
England Adrian Lewis Final 5 43 25 7 90 51 0 18 147 43.88 95.56
Scotland Robert Thornton 1st Round 1 5 6 2 8 10 0 3 138 42 92.91
England James Wade 2nd Round 2 9 13 4 32 16 0 8 102 31.75 97.67
England Michael Smith 2nd Round 2 9 13 3 29 5 0 5 92 31.83 89.73
England Ian White Quarter-finals 3 22 24 1 61 34 0 13 81 29.63 93.77
England Terry Jenkins 1st Round 1 3 6 2 8 8 0 2 20 19 81.54
Belgium Kim Huybrechts 1st Round 1 2 6 0 8 6 0 2 81 29 96.76
England Dave Chisnall Quarter-finals 3 23 18 7 43 34 1 14 164 41.82 100.13
Australia Simon Whitlock Quarter-finals 3 23 21 2 51 18 0 13 112 41.07 91.28
England Mervyn King 1st Round 1 1 6 0 8 5 0 0 25 33 84.59
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 1st Round 1 5 6 1 16 9 0 2 141 28 90.09
Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 2nd Round 2 10 11 4 25 12 1 5 157 42.86 92.16
England Stephen Bunting 1st Round 1 4 6 2 14 4 0 4 84 31 89.56
Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan 1st Round 1 2 6 0 18 4 0 0 16 10 82.99
England Justin Pipe 1st Round 1 1 6 1 13 3 0 2 44 11 90.31
Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 1st Round 1 4 6 2 15 3 0 1 112 31 91.76
Austria Mensur Suljović Semi-finals 4 27 21 6 77 30 2 12 139 38.57 94.91
England Jamie Caven 1st Round 1 3 6 1 14 3 0 1 20 30 90.82
England Steve Beaton 1st Round 1 2 6 1 7 8 0 1 132 18 92.95
Wales Mark Webster 1st Round 1 3 6 1 5 6 0 1 93 23 85.86
Netherlands Benito van de Pas Quarter-finals 3 21 17 9 43 17 3 8 100 52.50 94.31
Wales Jamie Lewis 2nd Round 2 14 15 6 37 17 1 13 142 36.5 96.45
Scotland John Henderson 1st Round 1 3 6 2 15 3 0 2 137 100 92.61
Wales Gerwyn Price 2nd Round 2 15 14 3 41 15 0 4 116 38.46 93.84
England Keegan Brown 1st Round 1 4 6 2 11 4 0 3 40 36 96.89
Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney Semi-finals 4 28 22 2 60 32 0 15 120 32.56 94.17
England Alan Norris 2nd Round 2 9 13 3 25 17 0 6 86 23.04 92.36
England Joe Murnan 1st Round 1 0 6 0 12 2 0 0 - 0 82.90

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gary Anderson knocked out by Daryl Gurney at Players Championship". Sky SPORTS. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Michael van Gerwen wins Unibet Masters after dominant final display". Sky SPORTS. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  3. ^ Players Championship Finals Darts 2015 Draw
  4. ^ "Cash Converters PCF - Day One". PDC. Archived from the original on 2015-12-02. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Cash Converters PCF - Day Two". PDC. Archived from the original on 2015-12-08. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  6. ^ a b c "Foursome Van Gerwen's Minehead Glory". PDC. Archived from the original on 2015-12-08. Retrieved 5 December 2015.

External links[edit]

  • PDC; schedule of play