2015 World Series of Darts Finals

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2015 Unibet World Series of Darts Finals
Tournament information
Dates21–22 November 2015
VenueBraehead Arena
LocationGlasgow
Country Scotland
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£155,000[1]
Winners share£30,000
High checkout170 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Champion(s)
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
2016»

The 2015 Unibet World Series of Darts Finals was the first time this event has taken place. The tournament took place in the Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, between 21–22 November 2015. It featured a field of 24 players.

Michael van Gerwen won the title by beating Peter Wright 11–10 in the final.

Qualification and format[edit]

The top eight players from the five World Series events of 2015 were seeded for this tournament.[2] They were:

Eight players were invited (as "international prospects"), as were the next four highest ranked players from the PDC Order of Merit on 15 September 2015. Another four places were awarded in a qualifying event that took place in Coventry on October 23, 2015.[2][3]

The following players qualified for the tournament:

1–8
  1. England Phil Taylor (Semi-finals)
  2. England Adrian Lewis (Semi-finals)
  3. Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (Winner)
  4. Scotland Peter Wright (Runner-up)
  5. England James Wade (Quarter-finals)
  6. Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (Quarter-finals)
  7. Scotland Gary Anderson (Second round)
  8. England Stephen Bunting (Quarter-finals)
PDC Order of Merit Qualifiers
PDC Tour Card Qualifiers
Invited Players

Prize money[edit]

Position (no. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £155,000)
Winner (1) £30,000
Runner-Up (1) £15,000
Semi-finalists (2) £10,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £7,500
Last 16  (Second round) (8) £5,000
Last 24  (First round) (8) £2,500

Draw[edit]

[4]

  First round (best of 11 legs)
21 November
[1]
Second round (best of 11 legs)
21 November
[1]
Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
22 November
[5]
Semi-finals (best of 21 legs)
22 November
[5]
Final (best of 21 legs)
22 November
[5]
                                               
England Dave Chisnall 94.60 6     1 England Phil Taylor 96.03 6  
WC Australia Kyle Anderson 90.44 4     England Dave Chisnall 91.91 1  
  1 England Phil Taylor 104.18 10  
  8 England Stephen Bunting 94.53 3  
Australia Simon Whitlock 95.86 4 8 England Stephen Bunting 89.94 6
WC Austria Rowby-John Rodriguez 90.15 6     WC Austria Rowby-John Rodriguez 85.77 4  
  1 England Phil Taylor 104.10 9  
  4 Scotland Peter Wright 104.93 11  
WC Netherlands Benito van de Pas 91.00 4     5 England James Wade 103.66 6  
WC Wales Jamie Lewis 86.63 6     WC Wales Jamie Lewis 80.46 0  
  5 England James Wade 97.31 6
  4 Scotland Peter Wright 101.12 10  
WC Germany Max Hopp 85.88 6 4 Scotland Peter Wright 98.07 6
Q Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 83.15 3     WC Germany Max Hopp 91.89 3  
  4 Scotland Peter Wright 106.40 10  
  3 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 106.60 11
England Ian White 92.98 4     2 England Adrian Lewis 90.83 6  
WC England Keegan Brown 89.60 6     WC England Keegan Brown 82.93 2  
  2 England Adrian Lewis 105.19 10
  Q England Terry Jenkins 100.68 6  
Q England Terry Jenkins 97.05 6 7 Scotland Gary Anderson 96.63 5
Q England Chris Dobey 92.54 5     Q England Terry Jenkins 91.90 6  
  2 England Adrian Lewis 100.76 5
  3 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 108.00 11  
WC England Michael Smith 90.69 4     6 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 96.69 6  
Q Wales Mark Webster 100.16 6     Q Wales Mark Webster 92.77 2  
  6 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 103.49 8
  3 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 106.42 10  
Scotland Robert Thornton 89.45 6 3 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 101.61 6
WC South Africa Devon Petersen 82.85 3     Scotland Robert Thornton 93.46 1  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Unibet World Series of Darts Finals Day One". PDC. Archived from the original on 2015-11-24. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  2. ^ a b "World Series of Darts Finals Invitations". PDC. Archived from the original on 2015-10-07. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  3. ^ "World Series of Darts Finals Qualifier". PDC. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  4. ^ "2015 World Series Of Darts Finals Results". Darts Database. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  5. ^ a b c "Van Gerwen Denies Wright In Thriller". PDC. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 23 November 2015.