PDC Ranking

The PDC rankings are all price money rankings - the PDC changed the ranking system in 2007 respectively. In all tournaments - whether Major or Pro Tour event - the players can win prize money according to their placing. The highest prize money is on offer in the World Championship, the lowest in the Pro Tour events.

All prize money won in the ranking tournaments flows into the PDC Order of Merit. The Premier League and the Grand Slam both are invitation tournaments and the prize money doesn't count to the ranking. The current Top 16 of the Order of Merit are automatically qualified for all PDC Major tournaments. Exceptions again are the Premier League and Grand Slam. To Premiere League only the Top 4 of the Order of Merit + 6 Wildcards are invited. To the Grand Slam predominantley winners and runner-ups of Major tournaments of the PDC and the BDO are invited.
The Order of Merit is a two year ranking meaning that over the year each time the prize money which was won by the players two years ago in the same tournament will be discarded.

Beside the Order of Merit the Pro Tour Order of Merit is the most important PDC ranking as the starting field of the Major tournaments is filled up with players from this ranking who are not otherwise qualified. Beside this the Top 32 of this ranking will play in the Players Championship final.
The Pro Tour Order of Merit is a one year ranking meaning that over the year each time the prize money which was won by the players one years ago in the same tournament will be discarded. Thus the Pro Tour Order of Merit provides information about the current form of the players.

To the UK Open Order of Merit only the money won in the UK Open qualifiers counts. The Top 96 are qualified for the UK Open. The UK Open Order of Merit starts afresh every year.

To the Scandinavian Order of Merit only counts the prize money won on the Scandinavian Tour of the SDC. By the Scandinavian Order of Merit players from Scandinavia can qualify for the European Championship and the PDC Wolrd Championship. The Scandinavian Order of Merit starts afresh every year.

Since 2011 there exists a Youth Order of Merit, to which all money won on the PDC Youth Tour counts. The PDC Youth Tour started in 2011. The top twenty will play together with international qualifiers in the PDC Youth World Championship. The player on top of the table gets a place in the Grand Slam of darts and in the preliminary round ot the PDC World Championship.

In 2014 the Challenge Tour was launched for PDPA Associate members. Those are players who took part in the Qualifying Tour but failed to win a Tour Card. The two players heading the Challenge Tour Order of Merit at the end of the season will get a two years Tour Card.

The Challenge Tour and the Youth Tour together are the PDC Developing Tour. Both Rankings start afresh every year.

2016 the European Tour Order of Merit was again intriduced. Only price moeney earned in European Tour events counts for the ranking by which the participants of the European Championship qualify. The top 32 of this ranking will take part in the tournament.

Order of Merit
Pro Tour Order of Merit
European Tour Order of Merit
Players Championship Order of Merit
UK Open Order of Merit
Nordic and Baltic Tour Order of Merit
Challenge Tour Order of Merit
Development (Youth) Tour Order of Merit

Order of Merit

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From 16. October

RankPlayerPrice MoneyTendeny
1Michael van Gerwen£1.656 250 0
2Gary Anderson£748 250 0
3Peter Wright£743 7500
4Adrian Lewis£410 5000
5Phil Taylor£399 250 0
6Daryl Gurney£380 750 0
7Mensur Suljovic£353 500 0
8Dave Chisnall£352 250 0
9Raymond van Barneveld£324 750 0
10James Wade£306 750 0
11Simon Whitlock£299 250+1
12Michael Smith£298 500 +1
13Jelle Klaasen£297 750 -2
14Benito van de Pas£274 750 0
15Alan Norris£255 000 +1
15Kim Huybrechts£255 000 0
17Ian White£249 500 0
18Gerwyn Price£239 000 0
19Joe Cullen£212 750 0
20Mervyn King£188 500 0
21Stephen Bunting£181 500 0
22Steve Beaton£170 500 0
23Robert Thornton£164 000 0
24Darren Webster£161 250 0
25Kyle Anderson£156 750 0
26Cristo Reyes£146 500 0
27Mark Webster£145 750 0
28John Henderson£139 500 0
29Justin Pipe£133 000 0
30Rob Cross£132 250 +3
31Terry Jenkins£130 750 -1
32Vincent van der Voort£127 500 -^1
33Brendan Dolan£118 250 -1
34James Wilson£117 250 0
35Steve West£112 000 0
36Christian Kist£108 000 0
37Jamie Caven£100 500 0
38Chris Dobey£95 750 +1
39Robbie Green£91 750 -1
40Ronny Huybrechts£89 500 0
41Jermaine Wattimena£88 000 0
42Jonny Clayton£84 750 +4
43Jamie Lewis£81 750 -1
44Max Hopp£80 500 -1
45Kevin Painter£77 750 -1
46Dimitri van den Bergh£75 750 -1
47Rowby-John Rodriguez£72 000 0
48Joe Murnan£71 000 +1
49Andrew Gilding£69 500 -1
50Ricky Evans£65 500 0

Pro Tour Order of Merit

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From 16. Oktober
PlacePlayerPrice MoneyTendency
1Peter Wright£212 750+1
2Michael van Gerwen£262 000-1
4Rob Cross£77 250+4
4Michael Smith£100 500-1
5Daryl Gurney£92 5000
6Mensur Suljovic£89 2500
7Simon Whitlock£96 500-3
8Joe Cullen£73 000+2
9Dave Chisnall£76 250-1
10Kim Huybrechts£58 250+5
10Ian White£62 750+3
12Jelle Klaasen£71 250-1
13Mervyn King£69 500+1
14Gerwyn Price£56 750+3
15Gary Anderson£57 000+1
16Benito van de Pas£67 000-4
17Kyle Anderson£49 000+3
18Alan Norris£73 250-9
19Steve Beaton£52 7500
20Stephen Bunting£48 250+2
20Darren Webster£48 750+1
22Cristo Reyes £54 000-4
23John Henderson£40 500+2
24Jonny Clayton£31 750+10
25Adrian Lewis£39 000+1
26James Wade£42 500-3
27Richard North£31 250+8
28Vincent van der Voort£32 000+5
29Christian Kist£40 500-5
30Robert Thornton £33 2500
31James Wilson£32 250+1
32Justin Pipe£37 750-4
33Ronny Huybrechts£33 750+4
34Jermaine Wattimena£27 250+4
35Steve West£38 750-8
36Zoran Lerchbacher£23 000+7
37Dimitri van den Bergh£27 250+2
38Jan Dekker£23 750+3
39Keegan Brown£19 250+10
40James Richardson£22 500+4
40Peter Jacques£22 500++
42Martin Schindler£22 500++
43Chris Dobey£30 750+7
44Raymond van Barneveld£32 750-13
45Mark Webster£27 750-8
45Steve Lennon£30 750++
47Kevin Painter£23 000-5
48Krzystzof Ratajski£21 000++
48Darren Johnson£20 0000
50Chris Quantock£25 250++

European Tour Order of Merit

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On 16. October, Final Standings
RankPlayerPrice MoneyTendency
1Michael van Gerwen£177 0000
2Peter Wright£147 000 0
3Michael Smith£65 0000
4Mensur Suljovic£49 0000
5Jelle Klaasen£42 0000
6Rob Cross£41 0000
7Joe Cullen£39 000+1
8Simon Whitlock£34 000+4
9Dave Chisnall£30 000+5
9Benito van de Pas£30 000-2
11Kim Huybrechts£29 000+14
12Daryl Gurney£28 000-3
12Mervyn King£28 000-2
14Gerwyn Price£27 000-1
15Cristo Reyes£25 000-4
16Ian White£23 000-1
16Stephen Bunting£23 0000
18Krzystzof Ratajski£21 000-1
19Alan Norris£18 000+7
20Vincent van der Voort£17 000+4
20Martin Schindler£17 0000
20Christian Kist£17 000+2
20John Henderson£17 000-2
24Kyle Anderson£16 000-3
24Dimitri van den Bergh£16 000-1
26Steve Beaton£15 000-7
27Nathan Aspinall£13 0000
27Ronny Huybrechts£13 000+1
29Jan Dekker£12 000++
29James Richardson£12 0000
31Darren Webster£11 0000
31Jonny Clayton£11 000++
31James Wilson£11 000+1

Players Championship Order Order of Merit

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From 16. October, Final Standings
RankPlayerPrice MoneyTendency
1Rob Cross£40 000+2
2Daryl Gurney£51 000-1
3Peter Wright£39 500 +1
4Gary Anderson£44 250-2
5Mensur Suljovic£19 250+14
6Michael van Gerwen£28 500+1
6Dave Chisnall£29 7500
8Joe Cullen£29 750-3
9Ian White£27 000-1
10Kyle Anderson£26 750-1
11Darren Webster£24 750+1
12Jonny Clayton£17 000 +9
13Alan Norris£25 750-3
14Michael Smith£21 250+3
15Kim Huybrechts£25 500+4
16Richard North£22 250-1
17Adrian Lewis£16 750 +8
18Robert Thornton£21 2500
18Simon Whitlock£23 250-4
18Steve Beaton£24 750-4
21Gerwyn Price£18 500-1
22Mervyn King£21 500-6
23Justin Pipe£16 750-1
24John Henderson£12 750+6
24James Wade£16 7500
26James Wilson£16 750++
27Steve West£16 750-4
28Stephen Bunting£16 750++
29Jermaine Wattimena£12 500+2
30Peter Jacques£13 500 -2
31Vincent van der Voort£14 000++
32Steve Lennon£13 750++

UK Open Order of Merit

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Final Standings on 13. February
1Peter Wright£35 000
2Simon Whitlock£21 250
3Michael van Gerwen£13 000
4Gary Anderson£11 750
5Michael Smith£11 250
6James Wade£9 000
7Ian White£8 500
7Adrian Lewis£8 500
9Raymond van Barneveld £8 250
10Mervyn King£7 750
10Steve Beaton£7 750
12Dave Chisnall£7 500
13Jelle Klaasen£6 750
14Benito van de Pas£6 500
15Rob Cross£6 250
16Gerwyn Price£5 750
17Darren Webster£5 500
17Kim Huybrechts£5 500
19Ronny Huybrechts£5 250
20Alan Norris£5 000
21Brendan Dolan£4 750
21John Henderson£4 750
21Kyle Anderson £4 750
24Kevin Painter £4 500
25Cristo Reyes£4 250
26Christian Kist£3 750
26Chris Quantock £3 750
28Chris Dobey£3 500
28Ricky Evans£3 500
30Joe Cullen£3 250
30Mick Todd£3 250
32Ryan Searle£3 000
32Stephen Bunting£3 000
32Richard North£3 000
32Mark Webster£3 000
32William O'Connor£3 000
37Robert Thornton£2 750
38Darryl Gurney£2 500
38Ryan Palmer£2 500
38Peter Hudson£2 500
41Vincent van der Voort£2 250
41Stuart Kellett £2 250
41Mick McGowan£2 250
41Scott Taylor£2 250
41Andy Jenkins £2 250
41Andrew Gilding £2 250
47David Pallett £2 000
47Zoran Lerchbacher £2 000
47Dirk van Duijvenbode£2 000
47Jamie Lewis£2 000
51Barrie Bates£1 750
51Jeffrey de Graaf£1 750
51Steve Lennon£1 750
51Jan Dekker£1 750
51John Michael£1 750
51Mark Barilli£1 750
57Ted Evetts£1 500
57Terry Jenkins£1 500
57Matthew Dennant£1 500
57Devon Petersen £1 500
57Kirk Shepherd £1 500
62Justin Pipe£1 250
62Ross Twell£1 250
62Martin Lukeman£1 250
62Kai Fan Leung £1 250
62Jermaine Wattimena£1 250
67Rob Hewson£1 000
67Darren Johnson£1 000
67Vincent Kamphuis£1 000
67Yordi Meeuwisse£1 000
67Tony Newell£1 000
67Ting Chi Royden Lam£1 000
67Matt Padgett£1 000
67Keegan Brown £1 000
67Jeffrey de Zwaan£1 000
67Ron Meulenkamp£1 000
67Ryan Murray£1 000
67Ritchie Edhouse£1 000
67Paul Rowley£1 000
67Alan Tabern£1 000
81Antonio Alcinas£750
81Ronnie Baxter£750
81Jamie Caven£750
81Joe Davis£750
81Paul Harvey£750
81Ryan Meikle£750
81James Richardson£750
81James Wilson£750
81Brian Woods£750
81Wayne Jones£750
81Jamie Bain£750
81Lee Bryant£750
81Mark Frost£750
81Jonathan Worsley£750
81Paul Milford£750

Nordic and Baltic Tour Order of Merit

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From 22. August
1Kim Viljanen, FIN
2Markko Kantele, FIN
3Dennis Nilsson, SWE
4Magnus Caris, SWE
5Daniel Larsson, SWE
6Per Laursen, DEN
7Cor Dekker, NOR
8Alex Jensen, DEN
9Ulf Ceder, FIN
10Oskar Lukasiak, SWE
11Ricky Nauman, SWE
12Madars Razma, LAT
13Per Knutsson, SWE
14Göran Erikson, SWE
15Henrik Primdal, DEN
16Steen Lysen, DEN
17Niels Heinso, DEN
18Heikki Hyvonen, FIN
19Vitor Charrua, ICE
20Andreas Harrysson, SWE
21Nauris Gleglu, LAT
22Petri Rasmus, FIN
23Daniel Jensen, DEN
24Hallgrimur Egilsson, ICE
25Brian Christiansen, DEN
26Tatu Pehkonen, FIN
27Roland Lenngren, SWE
28Hampus Norrström, SWE
29Robert Wagner, NOR
30Uki Takkinen, FIN
31Teemu Kaitti, FIN
32Veijo Viinikka, FIN

Challenge Tour Order of Merit

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On 11. September, Final Standing
1Wayne Jones£10.300
2Mark Dudbridge£6.500
3Luke Humphries£5.700
4Peter Jacques£5.550
5Aaron Dyer£5.400
6Alan Tabern£5.200
7Mark Frost£4.050
8Kevin McDine£3.950
9Lee Evans£3.850
10Warrick Scheffer£3.700
11Robert Rickwood£3.600
12Paul Milford£3.400
13Nick Fullwell£3.350
14Ryan Harrington£3.150
15Kevin Dowling£2.950
16Kevin Edwards£2.900
17Matthew Edgar£2.850
18Nathan Aspinall£2.850
19Martin Lukeman£2.650
20Jason Wilson£2.650
21Barrie Bates£2.550
22Jay Foreman£2.500
23Andy Smith£2.500
24Stuart Kellett£2.350
25Peter Hudson£2.150
26Adam Smith-Neale£2.050
27Radoslaw Szaganski £1.750
28Alex Roy£1.750
29Charlie Jackson£1.700
30Dan Read£1.650
31Michael Barnard£1.600
32Peter Mitchell£1.600
33Jason Lovett£1.600
34Scott Dale£1.550
35Mark Wilson£1.550
36Graig Gilchrist£1.500
37James Hubbard£1.50
38Diogo Portela£1.450
39Sam Head£1.450
40Curtis Hammond£1.450
41Brett Claydon£1.450
42Gary Stone£1.400
43Paul Phillips£1.400
44Arjan Konterman £1.400
45Martin Thomas £1.350
46Ian Jones£1.350
47Steve Brown£1.300
48Ryan Murray£1.300
49Matt Padgett £1.250
50Kurt Parry£1.250

Development Tour Order of Merit

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On 17. September
PlayerPrice Money
1Luke Humphries£10.100
2Dimitri van den Bergh£9.800
3Adam Hunt£8.000
4Kenny Neyens£6.750
5Mike van Dijvenbode£5.150
6Ryan Meikle£4.750
7Steve Lennon£4.150
8Harry Ward£4.050
9Martin Schindler£3.350
10Ted Evetts£3.200
11Rusty-Jake Rodriguez£3.100
12Justin van Tergouw£2.850
13Jeffrey de Zwaan£2.700
14Mike de Decker£2.550
15Dawson Murschell£2.450
16Rhys Griffin£2.350
17Adam Smith-Neal£2.250
18Rowby-John Rodriguez£2.200
19Josh Payne£2.100
20Berry van Peer£1.900
21Ronnie Roberts£1.900
22Brian Raman£1.800
23Rhys Hayden£1.800
24Stephen Rosney£1.750
25Sven Groen£1.600
26Jimmy Hendriks£1.550
27Rob Hewson£1.500
28Dan Read£1.450
29John Brown£1.400
30Joe Davis£1.350
31Jake Jones£1.200
32Thomas Lovely£1.200

The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit, the European Tour Order of Merit and the Players Championship Order of Merit were updated on 16. October. 3. The UK Open Order of Merit is the final standing on 13. February 2017.
The Challenge Tour Order of Merit was actualised on 11. September after the last event of the Challenge Tour 2017. The Developement Tour(Youth Tour) Order of Merit is from 17. September 2017.
The Nordic and Baltic Tour Order of Merit is from 22. August.

The rankings will be updated as often as necessary.

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