2020 PDC World Darts Championship

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2019/2020 William Hill World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates13 December 2019 –
1 January 2020
VenueAlexandra Palace
LocationLondon
Country England
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatSets
Final – best of 13
Prize fund£2,500,000
Winners share£500,000
«2019 2021»

The 2019/2020 William Hill World Darts Championship[1] is the 27th World Championship organised by the Professional Darts Corporation since it separated from the British Darts Organisation. The event will take place at Alexandra Palace in London from 13 December 2019 to 1 January 2020.[1]

Michael van Gerwen is the defending champion, after defeating Michael Smith 7–3 in the 2019 final.

This will be Raymond van Barneveld's last tournament as a professional darts player, following his decision to retire at the culmination of the World Championship.

Rob Cross is defending the ranking money this time as he was champion 2 years ago, when he defeated Phil Taylor 7-2 in the final.

Prize money[edit]

The prize money for the tournament is £2,500,000 in total. The winner's share is £500,000.[2]

Position (num. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £2,500,000)
Winner (1) £500,000
Runner-up (1) £200,000
Semi-finalists (2) £100,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £50,000
Fourth round losers (8) £35,000
Third round losers (16) £25,000
Second round losers (32) £15,000
First round losers (32) £7,500

Qualifiers[edit]

The top 32 from the PDC Order of Merit will begin the competition in the second round. The 32 highest ranked players on the PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit (not already qualified) and 32 qualifiers from around the world, including two female darts players, will begin in the first round.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Phillips, Josh. "World Championship Ticket Sale Windows Confirmed". PDC. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ Phillips, Josh. "Record-Breaking Expansion For William Hill World Darts Championship". PDC.
  3. ^ PDC. "PDC Order of Merit". PDC. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  4. ^ PDC. "ProTour Order of Merit". PDC. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  5. ^ "William Hill World Championship – Event Information". PDC. Retrieved 3 September 2019.