2019 Grand Slam of Darts

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2019 BoyleSports Grand Slam of Darts
Tournament information
Dates9–17 November 2019
VenueAldersley Leisure Village
LocationAldersley, Wolverhampton
Country England
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£550,000
Winners share£125,000
High checkout167 Republic of Ireland Steve Lennon (Group stage)
«2018 2020»

The 2019 BoyleSports Grand Slam of Darts is the thirteenth staging of the tournament, organised by the Professional Darts Corporation. The event is taking place from 9–17 November 2019 in Wolverhampton, England, and like in 2018, it will take place at Aldersley Leisure Village.[1]

The tournament's defending champion is Gerwyn Price, who won his first PDC major title by defeating Gary Anderson 16–13, in a highly controversial final in 2018.[2]

Prize money[edit]

The prize fund for the Grand Slam increased from £450,000 in 2018 to £550,000 this year, with the winner getting £125,000.[3]

Position (no. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £550,000)
Winner (1) £125,000
Runner-up (1) £65,000
Semi-finalists (2) £40,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £20,000
Last 16 (Second round) (8) £10,000
Third in group (8) £7,500
Fourth in group (8) £4,000
Group winner bonus (8) £3,500

Qualifying[edit]

PDC Qualifying Tournaments[edit]

PDC Main Tournaments
Tournament Year Position Player Qualifiers
PDC World Darts Championship 2019 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Wales Gerwyn Price
England Rob Cross
Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh
England Nathan Aspinall
Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney
Scotland Gary Anderson
Scotland Peter Wright
England Michael Smith
England Dave Chisnall
Germany Martin Schindler
England James Wade
Netherlands Danny Noppert
Republic of Ireland Steve Lennon
Republic of Ireland William O'Connor
Grand Slam of Darts 2018 Winner Wales Gerwyn Price
Premier League Darts 2019 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
World Matchplay 2019 Winner England Rob Cross
World Grand Prix 2019 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
PDC World Youth Championship 2018 Winner Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh
Masters 2019 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
UK Open 2019 Winner England Nathan Aspinall
European Championship 2019 Winner England Rob Cross
Players Championship Finals 2018 Winner Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney
Champions League of Darts 2019 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
World Series of Darts Finals 2019 Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
PDC World Cup of Darts 2019 Winners Scotland Gary Anderson
Scotland Peter Wright
PDC World Darts Championship 2019 Runner-up England Michael Smith
Grand Slam of Darts 2018 Runner-up Scotland Gary Anderson
Premier League Darts 2019 Runner-up England Rob Cross
World Matchplay 2019 Runner-up England Michael Smith
World Grand Prix 2019 Runner-up England Dave Chisnall
PDC World Youth Championship 2018 Runner-up Germany Martin Schindler
Masters 2019 Runner-up England James Wade
UK Open 2019 Runner-up England Rob Cross
European Championship 2019 Runner-up Wales Gerwyn Price
Players Championship Finals 2018 Runner-up Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Champions League of Darts 2019 Runner-up Scotland Peter Wright
World Series of Darts Finals 2019 Runner-up Netherlands Danny Noppert
PDC World Cup of Darts 2019 Runners-up Republic of Ireland Steve Lennon
Republic of Ireland William O'Connor
Note: Players in italics had already qualified for the tournament.

At most sixteen players could qualify through this method, where the position in the list depicts the priority of the qualification.

As 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 2019 European Tour events, in which the winners are ordered by number of event wins then in Order of Merit position order at the cut-off date.

PDC European Tour
Tournament Event Position Player Qualifiers
2019 European Tour
European Darts Open Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen England Ian White
German Darts Championship Winner Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney
German Darts Grand Prix Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
German Darts Open Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Austrian Darts Open Winner Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
European Darts Grand Prix Winner England Ian White
Dutch Darts Masters Winner England Ian White
Danish Darts Open Winner England Dave Chisnall
Czech Darts Open Winner England Jamie Hughes
Austrian Darts Championship Winner Austria Mensur Suljović
European Darts Matchplay Winner England Joe Cullen
International Darts Open Winner Wales Gerwyn Price
Gibraltar Darts Trophy Winner Poland Krzysztof Ratajski
Note: Players in italics had already qualified for the tournament.

If there were still less than sixteen qualified players after the winners of European Tour events are added, then the winners of 2019 Players Championships events would have been added, firstly by winners of multiple events followed by Order of Merit order, but that was not needed for this year's competition.

PDC Qualifying Event[edit]

A further eight places in the Grand Slam of Darts were filled by qualifiers from a PDC qualifier in Wigan on 4 November. These are the qualifiers:

BDO Qualifying Tournaments[edit]

The men's and women's champions from the 2019 BDO World Darts Championship were invited, as was the winner of the 2019 BDO World Trophy.[4]

Tournament Year Position Player
BDO World Darts Championship 2019 Men's Winner England Glen Durrant
Women's Winner Japan Mikuru Suzuki
BDO World Trophy 2019 Winner Wales Jim Williams

BDO Ranking Qualifiers[edit]

The top ranked male and female players were invited.

Three more invitations were given to the next highest ranked men's players:

Pools[edit]

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
(PDC Seeded Players) (PDC Qualifiers) (BDO Representatives)

Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (1)
England Rob Cross (2)
England Michael Smith (3)
Scotland Gary Anderson (4)
Wales Gerwyn Price (5)
Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney (6)
Scotland Peter Wright (7)
England James Wade (8)

England Dave Chisnall
England Ian White
England Nathan Aspinall
England Adrian Lewis
England Darren Webster
Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh
Netherlands Danny Noppert
Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan

Republic of Ireland Steve Lennon
Republic of Ireland William O'Connor
Germany Gabriel Clemens
England Ross Smith
Germany Martin Schindler
England Jamie Hughes
Scotland Robert Thornton
England Ryan Harrington

England Glen Durrant
Japan Mikuru Suzuki
Wales Jim Williams
Netherlands Wesley Harms
England Lisa Ashton
Netherlands Richard Veenstra
England Dave Parletti
Wales Wayne Warren

Draw[edit]

Group stage[edit]

All group matches are best of nine legs
After three games, the top two in each group qualify for the knock-out stage

NB: P = Played; W = Won; L = Lost; LF = Legs For; LA = Legs Against; +/− = Plus/Minus Record, in relation to legs; Pts = Points; Status = Qualified to Knockout Stage