2018 Players Championship Finals

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2018 Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals
Tournament information
Dates23–25 November 2018
VenueButlin's Minehead
LocationMinehead
Country England
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£460,000
Winners share£100,000
«2017 2019»

The 2018 Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals will be the eleventh edition of the PDC darts tournament, the Players Championship Finals, which will see for the top 64 players from the 22 Players Championship events of 2018 taking part. The tournament will take place from 23–25 November 2018 at Butlin's Minehead in Minehead.

Michael van Gerwen will be the defending champion after defeating Jonny Clayton 11–2 in the 2017 final.

Prize money[edit]

The 2018 Players Championship Finals had a total prize fund of £460,000, the same as 2017. The following is the breakdown of the fund:

Position (no. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £460,000)
Winner (1) £100,000
Runner-Up (1) £40,000
Semi-finalists (2) £23,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £12,500
Last 16  (Third round) (8) £8,000
Last 32  (Second round) (16) £5,000
Last 64  (First round) (32) £2,500

Qualification[edit]

The top 64 players from the Players Championships Order of Merit, which is solely based on prize money won in the twenty-two Players Championships events during the season, qualified for the tournament:

On 20 November, Mensur Suljović withdrew from the tournament citing family reasons. Under the rules of the tournament, the next highest qualifier took his place, which happened to be Benito van de Pas.

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Top 64 in the Players Championship Order of Merit[edit]

Draw[edit]

There was no draw held, all players were put in a fixed bracket by their seeding positions.

Finals[edit]

Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
25 November
Semi-finals (best of 21 legs)
25 November
Final (best of 21 legs)
25 November
         
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round (best of 11 legs)
23 November
Second round (best of 11 legs)
24 November
Third round (best of 19 legs)
24 November
Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
25 November
            
1 England Ian White
64 England Scott Taylor
  England
32 Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan
33 England Michael Barnard
16 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney
49 Scotland Robert Thornton
 
England
17 England Josh Payne
48 England Ryan Searle
 
8 England James Wade
57 England Ross Smith
  England
25 England Nathan Aspinall
40 Germany Martin Schindler
 
9 England Dave Chisnall
56 Wales Jamie Lewis
 
 
24 England Chris Dobey
41 Netherlands Ron Meulenkamp

Section 2[edit]

First round (best of 11 legs)
23 November
Second round (best of 11 legs)
24 November
Third round (best of 19 legs)
24 November
Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
25 November
            
5 England Adrian Lewis
60 England Adam Hunt
  England
28 Poland Krzysztof Ratajski
37 Wales Gerwyn Price
 
12 Netherlands Danny Noppert
53 Austria Rowby-John Rodriguez
 
England
21 England Mervyn King
44 England Simon Stevenson
 
4 Scotland Peter Wright
61 Spain Toni Alcinas
 
29 Germany Max Hopp
36 England Steve West
 
13 England Stephen Bunting
52 England Richard North
  England
20 Northern Ireland Mickey Mansell
45 Latvia Madars Razma

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First round (best of 11 legs)
23 November
Second round (best of 11 legs)
24 November
Third round (best of 19 legs)
24 November
Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
25 November
            
2 Scotland Gary Anderson
63 England Alan Tabern
 
Australia
31 Australia Simon Whitlock
34 Australia Kyle Anderson
 
15 England Steve Beaton
50 Belgium Kim Huybrechts
 
18 Scotland John Henderson
47 England Joe Cullen
 
7 England Michael Smith
58 Netherlands Vincent van der Voort
 
Wales
26 Wales Jonny Clayton
39 Wales Mark Webster
 
10 Netherlands Jeffrey de Zwaan
55 Netherlands Jelle Klaasen
  Netherlands
23 England Ricky Evans
42 Netherlands Jan Dekker

Section 4[edit]

First round (best of 11 legs)
23 November
Second round (best of 11 legs)
24 November
Third round (best of 19 legs)
24 November
Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
25 November
            
6 England Rob Cross
59 Spain Cristo Reyes
 
27 England Ryan Joyce
38 Republic of Ireland Steve Lennon
 
11 England James Wilson
54 Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh
 
22 Germany Gabriel Clemens
43 England Andrew Gilding
 
3 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
62 England Matthew Edgar
 
30 England Keegan Brown
Alt Netherlands Benito van de Pas
 
14 Netherlands Jermaine Wattimena
51 England Stephen Burton
 
19 England Darren Webster
46 Netherlands Jeffrey de Graaf

References[edit]