2019 Czech Darts Open

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2019 Czech Darts Open
Tournament information
Dates28–30 June 2019
VenuePVA Expo Praha
LocationPrague
Country Czech Republic
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£140,000
Winners share£25,000
«Event 8 Event 10»

The 2019 Czech Darts Open will be the ninth of thirteen PDC European Tour events on the 2019 PDC Pro Tour. The tournament will take place at the PVA Expo Praha, Prague, Czech Republic, from 28–30 June 2019. It will feature a field of 48 players and £140,000 in prize money, with £25,000 going to the winner.

It will be the first ever PDC tournament held in the Czech Republic.

Prize money[edit]

This is how the prize money is divided:[1]

Stage (num. of players) Prize money
Winner (1) £25,000
Runner-up (1) £10,000
Semi-finalists (2) £6,500
Quarter-finalists (4) £5,000
Third round losers (8) £3,000
Second round losers (16) £2,000*
First round losers (16) £1,000
Total £140,000
  • Seeded players who lose in the second round do not receive this prize money on any Orders of Merit.

Qualification and format[edit]

The top 16 entrants from the PDC ProTour Order of Merit on 11 June will automatically qualify for the event and will be seeded in the second round.

The remaining 32 places will go to players from six qualifying events – 18 from the UK Tour Card Holder Qualifier (held on 21 June), six from the European Tour Card Holder Qualifier (held on 21 June), two from the West & South European Associate Member Qualifier (held on 19 May), four from the Host Nation Qualifier (held on 27 June), one from the Nordic & Baltic Qualifier (held on 8 March), and one from the East European Qualifier (held on 27 June).

From 2019, the Host Nation, Nordic & Baltic and East European Qualifiers will only be available to non-Tour Card holders. Any Tour Card holders from the applicable regions will have to play the main European Qualifier.

The following players will take part in the tournament:

Draw[edit]

  First round
28 June
(best of 11 legs)
Second round
29 June
(best of 11 legs)
Third round
30 June
(best of 11 legs)
Quarter-finals
30 June
(best of 11 legs)
Semi-finals
30 June
(best of 13 legs)
Final
30 June
(best of 15 legs)
                                                         
    1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen  
     
   
   
16 England Darren Webster
     
   
   
    8 Austria Mensur Suljović  
     
 
   
9 England Ricky Evans
     
   
   
    5 Scotland Peter Wright  
     
 
   
12 England Joe Cullen
     
 
   
    4 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney  
     
 
   
13 Wales Jonny Clayton
     
    2 England Ian White  
     
   
   
15 England Nathan Aspinall
     
   
   
    7 England Adrian Lewis  
     
 
   
10 England Steve Beaton
     
 
   
    6 England James Wade  
     
 
   
11 England Michael Smith
     
 
   
    3 Wales Gerwyn Price  
     
 
   
14 Australia Simon Whitlock
     

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allen, Dave. "Prize Money Soars Above £14m In 2019". PDC. Retrieved 15 January 2019.