2016 Masters (darts)

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2016 Unibet Masters
Tournament information
Dates30–31 January 2016
VenueArena MK
LocationMilton Keynes
Country England
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Final: best of 21 legs
Prize fund£200,000
Winners share£60,000
High checkout161 Scotland Peter Wright
161 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Champion(s)
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
«2015 2017»

The 2016 Unibet Masters was the fourth staging of the non-ranking Masters darts tournament, held by the Professional Darts Corporation. It was held between 30–31 January 2016 at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes, England.

Michael van Gerwen retained his 2015 title, beating Dave Chisnall 11–6 in the tournament's final.[1]

Qualifiers[edit]

The Masters only features the top 16 Players in the PDC Order of Merit.[2] These are:

  1. Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (Winner)
  2. Scotland Gary Anderson (First round)
  3. England Adrian Lewis (First round)
  4. England Phil Taylor (Semi-finals)
  5. Scotland Peter Wright (Quarter-finals)
  6. England James Wade (Semi-finals)
  7. Scotland Robert Thornton (First round)
  8. England Michael Smith (Quarter-finals)
  9. Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (First round)
  10. England Dave Chisnall (Runner-up)
  11. England Terry Jenkins (First round)
  12. England Ian White (First round)
  13. Netherlands Jelle Klaasen (First round)
  14. Belgium Kim Huybrechts (Quarter-finals)
  15. Netherlands Vincent van der Voort (Quarter-finals)
  16. England Stephen Bunting (First round)

Prize money[edit]

The total prize fund is £200,000.[2]

Stage (no. of players) Prize money
Winner (1) £60,000
Runner-up (1) £25,000
Semi-finalists (2) £17,500
Quarter-finalists (4) £10,000
First round losers (8) £5,000

Draw[edit]

First round (best of 19 legs)
30 January
[3]
Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
31 January
[4]
Semi-finals (best of 21 legs)
31 January
[5]
Final (best of 21 legs)
31 January
[5]
            
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 112.20 10
16 England Stephen Bunting 94.35 1
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 105.86 10
8 England Michael Smith 92.35 3
8 England Michael Smith 90.93 10
9 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 86.83 7
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 103.30 11
4 England Phil Taylor 103.45 10
4 England Phil Taylor 102.03 10
13 Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 97.29 6
4 England Phil Taylor 104.48 10
5 Scotland Peter Wright 104.36 9
5 Scotland Peter Wright 100.15 10
12 England Ian White 96.89 7
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 98.94 11
10 England Dave Chisnall 96.71 6
2 Scotland Gary Anderson 98.18 7
15 Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 100.14 10
15 Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 93.16 4
10 England Dave Chisnall 104.40 10
7 Scotland Robert Thornton 87.94 9
10 England Dave Chisnall 90.33 10
10 England Dave Chisnall 99.18 11
6 England James Wade 93.77 6
3 England Adrian Lewis 90.53 4
14 Belgium Kim Huybrechts 94.29 10
14 Belgium Kim Huybrechts 91.71 5
6 England James Wade 91.64 10
6 England James Wade 91.41 10
11 England Terry Jenkins 89.62 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michael van Gerwen wins Unibet Masters after dominant final display". Sky Sports. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b "2016 Unibet Masters Draw/Schedule". PDC. 6 January 2016.
  3. ^ "2016 Unibet Masters Day One". PDC. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  4. ^ "2016 Unibet Masters Quarter-finals". PDC. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Brilliant MvG Retains Unibet Masters Title". PDC. Retrieved 6 February 2016.