2018 Grand Slam of Darts
|2018 bwin Grand Slam of Darts|
|Dates||10–18 November 2018|
|Venue||Aldersley Leisure Village|
The 2018 bwin Grand Slam of Darts, will be the twelfth staging of the tournament, organised by the Professional Darts Corporation. The event will take place from 10–18 November 2018 in Wolverhampton, England, but for the first time in the event's history, it will not take place at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall, as it is undergoing a two-year renovation. The 2018 tournament will be held at Aldersley Leisure Village.
The prize fund for the Grand Slam was increased from £400,000 in 2016 to £450,000 in 2017, with the winner getting £110,000, as opposed to £100,000. It is unknown yet if it will be increased for 2018.
|Position (num. of players)||Prize money|
|Third in group||(8)||£5,000|
|Fourth in group||(8)||£3,000|
|Group winner bonus||(8)||£2,500|
PDC Qualifying Tournaments
At most sixteen players could qualify through this method, where the position in the list depicts the priority of the qualification.
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 2018 European Tour events, in which the winners shall be ordered by number of event wins then in Order of Merit position order at the cut-off date.
|PDC European Tour|
|2018 European Tour|
|European Darts Open||Winner||Michael van Gerwen|| Ian White|
|German Darts Grand Prix||Winner||Michael van Gerwen|
|German Darts Open||Winner||Max Hopp|
|Austrian Darts Open||Winner||Jonny Clayton|
|European Darts Grand Prix||Winner||Michael van Gerwen|
|Dutch Darts Masters||Winner||Michael van Gerwen|
|Gibraltar Darts Trophy||Winner||Michael van Gerwen|
|Danish Darts Open||Winner||Mensur Suljović|
|European Darts Matchplay||Winner||Michael van Gerwen|
|German Darts Championship||Winner||Michael van Gerwen|
|Dutch Darts Championship||Winner||Ian White|
|International Darts Open||Winner||Gerwyn Price|
|European Darts Trophy||Winner||Michael van Gerwen|
|Note: Players in italics had already qualified for the tournament.|
If there are still less than sixteen qualified players after the winners of European Tour events were added, the winners of 2018 Players Championships events would be added, firstly by winners of multiple events followed by Order of Merit order.
PDC Qualifying Event
A further eight places in the Grand Slam of Darts will be filled by qualifiers from a PDC qualifier.
BDO Qualifying Tournaments
|BDO World Darts Championship||2018||Winner||Glen Durrant|
|World Masters||2018||Winner||Adam Smith-Neale|
|BDO World Trophy||2018||Winner||Glen Durrant|
BDO Ranking Qualifiers
The remaining 5 BDO places are determined via the BDO Invitational Rankings, at the end of September 2018.
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- "Record Prize Money On Offer In 2017". PDC. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
- Phillips, Josh. "BDO Confirm Grand Slam Qualifiers". PDC. Retrieved 10 October 2018.