2016 Gibraltar Darts Trophy
|2016 Gibraltar Darts Trophy|
|Dates||6–8 May 2016|
|High checkout||164 Michael Smith|
|Michael van Gerwen|
The 2016 Gibraltar Darts Trophy was the third of ten PDC European Tour events on the 2016 PDC Pro Tour. The tournament took place at the Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar, between 6–8 May 2016. It featured a field of 48 players and £115,000 in prize money, with £25,000 going to the winner.
Michael van Gerwen retained his title by defeating Dave Chisnall 6–2 in the final, after almost crashing out to the Gibraltarian Host Nation qualifier Dyson Parody, who missed three match darts in their quarter-final match.
The prize money of the European Tour events stays the same as last year.
|Stage (num. of players)||Prize money|
|Third round losers||(8)||£2,000|
|Second round losers||(16)||£1,500|
|First round losers||(16)||£1,000|
Qualification and format
The top 16 players from the PDC ProTour Order of Merit on 4 March automatically qualified for the event and were seeded in the second round. The remaining 32 places went to players from three qualifying events - 20 from the UK Qualifier (held in Barnsley on 11 March), eight from the European Qualifier on 22 April and four from the Host Nation Qualifier on 5 May.
The following players took part in the tournament:
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