2016 Grand Slam of Darts

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2016 Singha Beer Grand Slam of Darts
Tournament information
Dates12–20 November 2016
VenueWolverhampton Civic Hall
LocationWolverhampton
Country England
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£400,000
Winners share£100,000
High checkout170 Canada Jeff Smith
170 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Champion(s)
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
«2015 2017»

The 2016 Singha Beer Grand Slam of Darts, was the tenth staging of the tournament, organised by the Professional Darts Corporation. The event took place from 12–20 November 2016 at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England.[1]

The tournament's defending champion was Michael van Gerwen, who won the tournament in 2015 beating Phil Taylor in the final 16–13,[2] and he retained his title by defeating James Wade 16–8 in the final.

Prize Money[edit]

Position (num. of players) Prize money[3][4]
Winner (1) £100,000
Runner-up (1) £50,000
Semi-finalists (2) £25,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £15,000
Last 16 (8) £7,500
Third in group (8) £5,000
Fourth in group (8) £2,500
Group winner bonus (8) £2,500

Qualifying[edit]

[5][6][7]

PDC Qualifying Tournaments[edit]

PDC Main Tournaments
Tournament Year Position Player Qualifiers
PDC World Darts Championship 2016 Winner Scotland Gary Anderson Scotland Gary Anderson
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Germany Max Hopp
England Adrian Lewis
England Phil Taylor
Scotland Peter Wright
England Dave Chisnall
Austria Mensur Suljović
England Nathan Aspinall
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
Grand Slam of Darts 2015 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Premier League Darts 2016 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
World Matchplay 2016 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
World Grand Prix 2016 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
PDC World Youth Championship 2015 Winner Germany Max Hopp
Masters 2016 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
UK Open 2016 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
European Championship 2016 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Players Championship Finals 2015 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
World Series of Darts Finals 2016 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Champions League of Darts 2016 Winner England Phil Taylor
PDC World Cup of Darts 2016 Winners England Phil Taylor
England Adrian Lewis
PDC World Darts Championship 2016 Runner-up England Adrian Lewis
Grand Slam of Darts 2015 Runner-up England Phil Taylor
Premier League Darts 2016 Runner-up England Phil Taylor
World Matchplay 2016 Runner-up England Phil Taylor
World Grand Prix 2016 Runner-up Scotland Gary Anderson
PDC World Youth Championship 2015 Runner-up England Nathan Aspinall
Masters 2016 Runner-up England Dave Chisnall
UK Open 2016 Runner-up Scotland Peter Wright
European Championship 2016 Runner-up Austria Mensur Suljović
Players Championship Finals 2015 Runner-up England Adrian Lewis
World Series of Darts Finals 2016 Runner-up Scotland Peter Wright
Champions League of Darts 2016 Runner-up Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
PDC World Cup of Darts 2016 Runners-up Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
Note: Players in italics had already qualified for the tournament.

At most sixteen players could qualify through this method, where the position in the list depicts the priority of the qualification.

PDC European Tour
Tournament Event Position Player Qualifiers
2016 European Tour
Dutch Darts Masters Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen England James Wade
England Alan Norris
German Darts Masters Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Gibraltar Darts Trophy Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
European Darts Matchplay Winner England James Wade
Austrian Darts Open Winner England Phil Taylor
European Darts Open Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
International Darts Open Winner Austria Mensur Suljović
European Darts Trophy Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
European Darts Grand Prix Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
German Darts Championship Winner England Alan Norris
Note: Players in italics had already qualified for the tournament.

In case the list of qualifiers from the main tournaments produced fewer than sixteen players, the field of sixteen players is filled from the reserve lists. The first list consists of the winners from 2016 European Tour events, in which the winners shall be selected in ProTour Order of Merit position order at the cut-off date.

PDC Players Championships
Tournament Event Position Player Qualifiers
2016 Players Championships Players Championship 1 Winner Scotland Peter Wright Netherlands Benito van de Pas
England Ian White
Wales Gerwyn Price
Australia Simon Whitlock
Players Championship 2 Winner England Stephen Bunting
Players Championship 3 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Players Championship 4 Winner Netherlands Benito van de Pas
Players Championship 5 Winner England Ian White
Players Championship 6 Winner England Josh Payne
Players Championship 7 Winner Wales Gerwyn Price
Players Championship 8 Winner Wales Gerwyn Price
Players Championship 9 Winner Netherlands Benito van de Pas
Players Championship 10 Winner England Dave Chisnall
Players Championship 11 Winner England Ian White
Players Championship 12 Winner Scotland Gary Anderson
Players Championship 13 Winner England Ian White
Players Championship 14 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Players Championship 15 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Players Championship 16 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Players Championship 17 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Players Championship 18 Winner Australia Simon Whitlock
Players Championship 19 Winner Australia Simon Whitlock
Players Championship 20 Winner Netherlands Benito van de Pas
Note: Players in italics had already qualified for the tournament.

In case the list of qualifiers from the main tournaments and the European Tour produced fewer than sixteen players, the field of sixteen players is filled from the reserve lists. The second list consists of the winners from 2016 Players Championship events, in which the winners were selected in ProTour Order of Merit position order at the cut-off date.

PDC Qualifying Event[edit]

A further eight places in the Grand Slam of Darts were filled by qualifiers from a PDC qualifier in Barnsley on October 23, 2016.

Scotland Robert Thornton
Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh
England Ted Evetts
Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan
England Chris Dobey
England James Wilson
England Nathan Derry
England Darren Webster

BDO Qualifying Tournaments[edit]

Tournament Year Position Player
BDO World Darts Championship 2016 Winner England Scott Waites
Runner-up Canada Jeff Smith
World Masters 2015 Winner England Glen Durrant
BDO World Trophy 2016 Winner England Darryl Fitton

BDO Ranking Qualifiers[edit]

The remaining four BDO representatives will be the top four non-qualified players from the BDO Invitational Rankings on September 30.

Pools[edit]

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
(PDC Seeded Players) (PDC Qualifiers) (BDO Qualifiers)

Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (1)
Scotland Gary Anderson (2)
England Adrian Lewis (3)
England Phil Taylor (4)
Scotland Peter Wright (5)
England James Wade (6)
Austria Mensur Suljović (7)
Scotland Robert Thornton (8)

England Dave Chisnall
England Ian White
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
Netherlands Benito van de Pas
Australia Simon Whitlock
Wales Gerwyn Price
England Alan Norris
Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan

England James Wilson
Germany Max Hopp
England Darren Webster
England Chris Dobey
Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh
England Nathan Aspinall
England Nathan Derry
England Ted Evetts

England Glen Durrant
England Scott Mitchell
Netherlands Danny Noppert
England Jamie Hughes
England Martin Adams
England Scott Waites
England Darryl Fitton
Canada Jeff Smith

Draw[edit]

Group stage[edit]

All group matches are best of nine legs
From each group the numbers one and two after three games qualify for the knock-out stage, the numbers three and four are eliminated
NB in Brackets: Number = Seeds; BDO = BDO Darts player; Q = Qualifier
NB: P = Played; W = Won; L = Lost; LF = Legs For; LA = Legs Against; +/− = Plus/Minus Record, in relation to legs; Average = 3-dart average; Pts = Points; Status = Qualified to Knockout Stage

Knockout stage[edit]

Second round (best of 19 legs)
16–17 November
[8][9]
Quarter-finals (best of 31 legs)
18–19 November
[10][11]
Semi-finals (best of 31 legs)
20 November
[12]
Final (best of 31 legs)
20 November
[12]
            
A1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (1) 103.24 10
B2 Scotland Robert Thornton (8,Q) 94.23 5
A1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (1) 97.33 16
A2 Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan (Q) 88.24 3
B1 Wales Gerwyn Price 89.38 9
A2 Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan (Q) 91.36 10
A1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (1) 111.17 16
C1 Scotland Peter Wright (5) 102.13 10
C1 Scotland Peter Wright (5) 99.69 10
D2 England Darryl Fitton (BDO) 92.14 3
C1 Scotland Peter Wright (5) 103.37 16
D1 England Phil Taylor (4) 100.57 10
D1 England Phil Taylor (4) 98.04 10
C2 Canada Jeff Smith (BDO) 91.54 5
A1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (1) 98.74 16
G2 England James Wade (6) 90.73 8
E1 Scotland Gary Anderson (2) 101.12 10
F2 Netherlands Danny Noppert (BDO) 100.01 9
E1 Scotland Gary Anderson (2) 103.81 16
F1 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 98.24 13
F1 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 98.19 10
E2 England Glen Durrant (BDO) 95.50 7
E1 Scotland Gary Anderson (2) 98.36 14
G2 England James Wade (6) 91.93 16
G1 England Jamie Hughes (BDO) 90.38 9
H2 England Chris Dobey (Q) 94.01 10
H2 England Chris Dobey (Q) 92.00 5
G2 England James Wade (6) 92.18 16
H1 Netherlands Benito van de Pas 88.81 2
G2 England James Wade (6) 92.87 10

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Michael van Gerwen beats Phil Taylor 16-13 to win the Grand Slam of Darts". SKY Sports. 15 November 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  3. ^ "2015 Grand Slam Of Darts Prize Money". Darts Database. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  4. ^ "No Boost in 2016 Grand Slam Of Darts Prize Money". Darts Database. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  5. ^ "2015 Grand Slam Of Darts Qualification Criteria". Professional Darts Corporation. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Waites Set for Grand Slam Return". Professional Darts Corporation. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Adams Amongst BDO Stars For Grand Slam". Professional Darts Corporation. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  8. ^ "SINGHA Beer Grand Slam - Wednesday". PDC. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  9. ^ "SINGHA Beer Grand Slam - Thursday". PDC. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  10. ^ "SINGHA Beer Grand Slam - Friday". PDC. Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  11. ^ "SINGHA Beer Grand Slam - Saturday". PDC. Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  12. ^ a b "Grand Slam Double For van Gerwen". PDC. Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 23 January 2017.

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