2017 World Series of Darts Finals

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2017 Ladbrokes World Series of Darts Finals
Tournament information
Dates3–5 November 2017
VenueBraehead Arena
LocationGlasgow
Country Scotland
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£250,000
Winners share£50,000
High checkout167 Scotland Gary Anderson
(Quarter-finals)
Champion(s)
Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
«2016 2018»

The 2017 Ladbrokes World Series of Darts Finals was the third staging of the tournament, organised by the Professional Darts Corporation. The tournament took place in the Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, between 3–5 November 2017. It featured a field of 24 players.

Michael van Gerwen was the defending champion after beating Peter Wright 11–9 in the last year's final,[1] and he retained his title for a third consecutive year, by defeating Gary Anderson 11–6 in the final.

Qualification and format[edit]

[2]

The top eight players from the seven World Series events of 2017 are seeded for this tournament (with the exception of Phil Taylor, who declined his invite for the tournament). They are:

In addition, four players were invited as international invitations, as were the next four highest ranked players from the PDC Order of Merit following the 2017 World Grand Prix on 9 October 2017. Another eight places were awarded in a qualifying event that took place in Barnsley on 9 October 2017.

The following players qualify for the tournament:

World Series Top 8

(seedings after all events)

  1. Scotland Gary Anderson (Runner-Up)
  2. Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (Winner)
  3. Scotland Peter Wright (Quarter-finals)
  4. Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (Second round)
  5. England James Wade (Semi-finals)
  6. Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney (Semi-finals)
  7. Australia Kyle Anderson (Second round)
  8. Wales Gerwyn Price (Quarter-finals)
PDC Order of Merit Qualifiers
PDC International Invitiations
PDC Tour Card Qualifiers

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money increased from £155,000 to £250,000, with the winner's prize being upped from £30,000 to £50,000.

Position (no. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £250,000)
Winner (1) £50,000
Runner-Up (1) £25,000
Semi-finalists (2) £16,500
Quarter-finalists (4) £12,500
Last 16  (Second round) (8) £7,500
Last 24  (First round) (8) £4,000

Draw[edit]

  First round (best of 11 legs)
3 November
[3]
Second round (best of 11 legs)
4 November
[4]
Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
5 November
[5]
Semi-finals (best of 21 legs)
5 November
[6]
Final (best of 21 legs)
5 November
[7]
                                               
Austria Mensur Suljović 94.14 3     1 Scotland Gary Anderson 103.57 6  
Q England Chris Dobey 90.63 6     Q England Chris Dobey 92.81 1  
  1 Scotland Gary Anderson 95.77 10  
  8 Wales Gerwyn Price 90.57 8  
Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 87.02 3 8 Wales Gerwyn Price 93.86 6
WC Australia Corey Cadby 87.54 6     WC Australia Corey Cadby 94.59 5  
  1 Scotland Gary Anderson 94.88 11  
  5 England James Wade 88.66 5  
WC England Michael Smith 97.44 1     4 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 90.73 4  
Q Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 100.11 6     Q Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 102.00 6  
  Q Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 96.57 6
  5 England James Wade 91.69 10  
Q Netherlands Jan Dekker 83.83 3 5 England James Wade 93.24 6
Q England Simon Stevenson 90.21 6     Q England Simon Stevenson 92.67 5  
  1 Scotland Gary Anderson 100.68 6
  2 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 103.30 11
England Adrian Lewis 87.73 2     2 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 102.98 6  
WC Germany Max Hopp 85.84 6     WC Germany Max Hopp 86.73 1  
  2 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 108.83 10
  Q England Rob Cross 96.84 4  
Q England Rob Cross 97.93 6 7 Australia Kyle Anderson 97.81 5
Q Wales Jonny Clayton 88.16 1     Q England Rob Cross 98.70 6  
  2 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 95.48 11
  6 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 91.71 8  
England Dave Chisnall 95.23 5     3 Scotland Peter Wright 91.58 6  
Q England Justin Pipe 93.17 6     Q England Justin Pipe 87.33 1  
  3 Scotland Peter Wright 97.42 7
  6 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 96.35 10  
WC Australia Simon Whitlock 78.22 6 6 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 103.64 6
Q Wales Mark Webster 77.44 3     WC Australia Simon Whitlock 97.70 3  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michael van Gerwen's fine run continues with victory in Glasgow". Sky Sports. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Ladbrokes World Series Finals Field". PDC. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  3. ^ "WSOD Finals Day One". PDC. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  4. ^ "WSOD Finals Day Two". PDC. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  5. ^ "WSOD Finals Quarter-finals". PDC. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  6. ^ "WSOD Finals Semi-finals". PDC. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Glasgow treble for van Gerwen". PDC. Retrieved 5 November 2017.