PDC World Championship 2023/24

The PDC World Championship will take place from 15. December 2023 till 3. January 2024 in the Alexandra Palace in London.
Participants, Draw First and Second Round
Tournament Information


WDF World Championships 2023

The WDF World Championships will be played from 2. - 10. December in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green.
Participants, Schedule
Tournament Information


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Interview with Jim Widmayer
To tune in for the WDF World Championships which will begin on Saturday 2. December Global Darts made an interview with American Jim Widmayer. Widmayer - one of the few players who took part in the inauguralPDC World Matchplay and is still an active player will this year take part for the fourth time in the World Championship. Since this year he is the president of the ADO - American Darts Organisation.
To the Interview



3. December
WDF World Championships 2023
Yesterday in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green the WDF World Championships 2023 began. Both the women and the men played matches of the First Round. The best men's match was the match between James Richardson and Christian Gödl which was won by Richardson with an average of 88.14 2:1. The other men's winners were Sebastian Bialecki, Ricky Naumann, Reece Colley, Dennis Nilsson, Jim Widmayer, Jonny Tata and Arjan Kontermann. The most convincing match of the women was the match between Paula Murphy and Almudena Fajardo - both with averages over 72. American Murphy won it and progressed as Veronika Ihasz, Aletta Wajer and Lorraine Hyde in the next round.
Today the tournament will continue and the First Round both of the women and the men will be played to the end.
Participants, Schedule, Resultsnew
Statisticsnew



30. November
PDC World Championship 2023/2024
The PDC by now published the schedule of the First and Second Round of the tournamentt. The First and Second Round will take place from 15. - 23. December.
As always the reigning champion will play his second round match on the first night - Michael Smith will play against Kevin Doets or Stowe Buntz who will open with their match the World Championship. Number 2 seed Michael van Gerwen will play on 19. December against the winner of the match between Keane Barry and Reynaldo Rivera while number three seed Luke Humphries will play on 17. December either against Lee Evans or Eric Sosing.
Schedule First and Second Roundnew



29. November
PDC Rankings
All PDC Rankings are on the final standings of the season.
PDC Rankings
The positions of the players qualified for the PDC World Championship in the complete PDC Order of Merit you can find here:
Participants PDC World Championship 2023/2024 in the Order of Merit



28. November
PDC World Championship 2023/2024
Yesterday in Barnsley the Tour Card Holders Qualifier for the PDC World Championship 2023/2024 took place. The four places in the field of participants on offer got Florian Hempel, Darren Webster, Boris Krcmar and Rusty-Jake Rodriguez. The field of participants of the World Championship was complete and the draw was made.
Reigning champion Michael Smith will begin his fight to defend the title in the second round against the winner of the first round match between Kevin Doets and American Stowe Buntz. Number two seed Michael van Gerwen will begin his campaign either against Keane Barry or Reynaldo Rivera while World Grand Prix, Grand Slam and Players Championship Finals winner Luke Humphries will start into the tournament against Lee Evans or Sandro Eric Sosing.
Participants, Draw First and Second Round



27. November
Humphries wins Players Championship Finals
In a close and highclass final an outstanding Humphries defeated with a comeback from 5:9 down reigning champion Michael van Gerwen with 11:9 and for the third time in two month won a PDC TV-Event. Van Gerwen threw a nine-darter in the final.
Humphries defeated on finals day James Wade and Ryan Joyce while van Gerwen prevailed over Stephen Bunting and Gabriel Clemens.
Report Finalnew
Statisticsnew
Schedule and Results Finals Day



Littler wins World Youth Championship
Luke Littler defeated in the final of the World Youth Championship Gian van Veen with 6:4 and is new PDC World Youth Champion. It was from both players a highclass final. By the win Littler secured a place in the PDC World Championship for which van Veen already is qualified by the Pro Tour Order of Merit. Beside both players got a place in the Grand Slam of Darts 2024.
Report and Statisticsnew



25. November
Players Championship Finals
Today the tournament in Minehead will continue. In the afternoon the second round will be played, tonight the third round will take place.
Reigning champion Michael van Gerwen will play against Ross Smith in the second round. Number 1 seed Gerwyn Price will clash with Kim Huybrechts.
Schedule and Results Second and Third Roundnew
Statisticsnew



24. November
Players Championship Finals
Richard Veenstra caused for the biggest upset of the first round today - he eliminated World Champion Michael Smith from the event. James Wade and Niels Zonneveld played with over 100 the highest averages. Reigning champion Michael van Gerwen defeated Callan Rydz with 6:3 and progressed into the second round.
Results First Roundnew
Statisticsnew



23. November
Players Championship Finals
Tomorrow in Minehead the Players Championship Finals will begin. In an afternoon- and an evening-session the first round will be played.
In the PDC preview reigning champion Michael van Gerwen, Gary Anderson and Rob Cross have their say.
Previewnew



22. November
PDC World Championship 2023/2024
The West Europe Qualifier for the PDC World Championship was played at the weekend. The winner was Frenchman Thibault Tricole who won through a strong field of participants to win the final against Dutchman Wesley Plaisier. Tricole is the first Frenchman ever to qualify for the PDC World Championship.
Tricole was already qualified for the WDF World Championship at the start of December but decided in favour of the PDC World Championship. He will be replaced in the WDF World Championship by Englishman John Scott.
PDC World Championship - Participants, Schedulenew



Players Championship Finals
Danny Noppert withdrew from the Players Championship Finals due to the imminent arrival of his second child. For him young Irishman Dylan Slevin moved up, who will play instead of Noppert against Canadier Matt Campbell in the first round.
The detailed schedule of the first round of the event was published - reigning champion Michael van Gerwen will start his campaign to defend the title in the evening session on Friday on the main stage against Callan Rydz.
Participants, Schedule First Roundnew


PDC Rankings
After the Grand Slam of Darts the PDC Order of Merit was updated.
PDC Rankings



19. November
Humphries wins Grand Slam of Darts
In a from both players highclass but slightly one-sided final Luke Humphries defeated Rob Cross with 16:8 and won his first Grand Slam title. Both players averaged over 103 but all in all Humphries scored better and had the higher hitting rate on the doubles.
Before Humphries defeated in the semi-finals James Wade with 16:10 while Cross prevailed with 16:13 over Stephen Bunting
Finals Day Results
Report and Statistics Finals Daynew



Grand Slam of Darts
In Wolverhampton today in an afternoon and an evening session semi-finals and final of the Grand Slam will take place.
In the afternoon in the first semi-final James Wade will meet Luke Humphries. After that Stephen Bunting will play against Rob Cross. Tonight the final will follow.
Schedule Finals Daynew



Grand Slam of Darts
The last two quarterfinals were quite one-sided matches. Neither Stowe Buntz nor Damon Heta could keep up their performances. So first Stephen Bunting defeated Buntz with 16:8 and after that Rob Cross Damon Heta with 16:6. Bunting and Cross progressed into the semi-finals.
Report and Statistics Quarterfinals 2 new



18. November
Grand Slam of Darts
Tonight in Wolverhampton again two quarterfinals will be played.
In the first match American debutant Stowe Buntz will meet Stephen Bunting. After that in the last quarterfinal Damon Heta will play against Rob Cross.
Schedule Quarterfinals 2, Results



Grand Slam of Darts
Both quarterfinals on the seventh day of the tournament in Wolverhampton were hard fougth and thrilling matches and both went quite similar. James Wade stormed against Josh Rock in the first quarterfinal into a 3:0 lead and for a long time stayed ahead before Josh Rock got the 11:10 and kept his lead till 15:12. The young player from Northern Ireland missed one matchdart and Wade came back and won a very close deciding leg. Gary Anderson as well had an early lead against Luke Humphries but Humphries too outrun him. Anderson for a short while got the lead back but it was Humphries who won the last three legs of the match.
Wade and Humphries will meeat in the semi-finals on Sunday.
Report and Statistics Seventh Day new



17. November
Grand Slam of Darts
In Wolverhampton the tournament will continue today with the first two quarterfinals.
In the first quarterfinal James Wade will play against Josh Rock. Iin the second quarterfinal Gary Anderson and Luke Humphries will clash.
Schedule Quarterfinals 1, Results



Grand Slam of Darts
With the exception of the last match the second second round night was not as highclass as the first but it was thrilling nevertheless. In the first match the dream debut of American Stowe Buntz continued - he defeated Andrew Gilding who was far from beeing clinical on his doubles and progressed as first American ever in the quarterfinals of the tournament. In the second match it was an under par Danny Noppert who experienced a lot of double trouble and Stephen Bunting sailed through. Damon Heta caused a big upset in the third match as he eliminated Michael van Gerwen with a convincing performance. A highclass and dramatic match between Rob Cross and Nathan Aspinall ended the night in which Cross prevailed 10:8.
Report and Statistics Sixth Day new



16. November
Grand Slam of Darts
Tonight the last four matches of the second round will take place.
Nathan Aspinall will open the night against Rob Cross. After that American debutant Stowe Buntz will play against Andrew Gilding. In the third match Danny Noppert and Stephen Bunting will meet. In the last match of the second round Michael van Gerwen will play against Damon Heta.
Schedule Sixth Day, Results



Grand Slam of Darts
On a thrilling and highlass second round night Josh Rock, James Wade, Gary Anderson and Luke Humphries progresssed into the quarterfinals. They won their matches against Krzysztof Ratajski, Chris Dobey, Gerwyn Price and Ryan Searle. Gary Anderson and Luke Humphries played outstanding and will meet in the quarterfinals as will Josh Rock and James Wade.
Report and Statistics fifth day



15. November
Grand Slam of Darts
Tonight the Knockout Phase will begin. Four matches will be played.
Josh Rock will open the night against Krzysztof Ratajski. After that James Wade will play against Chris Dobey. In the third match as in the final of 2018 Gerwyn Price and Gary Anderson will clash. In the last match Luke Humphries and Ryan Searle will stand at the oche.
Schedule Fifth Day, Results



Grand Slam of Darts
Neither Beau Greaves nor Fallon Sherrock managed to win their deciding group matches - they lost to Rob Cross and Damon Heta who by this progressed to the next round. Stephen Bunting won the deciding match against Peter Wright who was eliminated from the event. Danny Nopper and Andrew Gilding as well won deciding matches to progress.
Report and Statistics Fourth Day
Group Tables E-H Final Standings



14. November
Grand Slam of Darts
Tonight the group will end with the third groud matches of Groups E-H.
From those groups Stowe Buntz, Michael van Gerwen and Nathan Aspinall already qualified for the next round. Out of the tournament are Dave Chisnall, Martijn Kleermaker and Ricardo Pietreczko. Among those who still have a chance to progress are Fallon Sherrock and Beau Greaves.
Schedule Fourth Day, Results



Grand Slam of Darts
Though there were some suprises in the final group matches of Groups A-D it was Ryan Searle who made the head lines. He threw against Nathan Rafferty a nine-darter to win the match 5:3. Gary Anderson and Luke Humphries won in Group C their matches and progressed. In Group A James Wade defeated reigning champion Michael Smith who by this was eliminated while Wade topped the group. As well from this group Krzysztof Ratajski is in the next round. From Group B Josh Rock and Chris Dobey are in the second round, from Group D beside Gerwyn Price Ryan Searle.
Report and Statistics Third Day
Group Tables A-D Final Standings



13. November
Grand Slam of Darts

Tonight the third and last group matches of Groups A - D will take place.
Not much is decided so far - only Gerwyn Price and Josh Rock are already through to the second round and Gian van Veen is already eliminated from the tournament.
Schedule Third Day, Results



Grand Slam of Darts
On the scond day again American Stowe Buntz surprised - he defeated Stephen Bunting as well and is one of five players who are already through to the second round after the second group matches. The others are Gerwyn Price, Josh Rock, Michael van Gerwen and Nathan Aspinall. Already out of the tournament are Gian van Veen, Dave Chisnall, Martijn Kleermaker and Ricardo Pietreczko. Kleermaker lost his second group match to Fallon Sherrock who by this still is able to progress as is Beau Greaves who with another strong performances defeated Pietreczko 5:1.
Report and Statistics Second Day
Group Tables



12. November
Grand Slam of Darts
The biggest upset of the first day of the tournament caused American debutan Stowe Buntz who stormed to a 5:1 win over number 2 seed Peter Wright. Buntz played with 102.28 the highest average of the day. All in all we did see quite a lot of close matches with 5:4 wins. Beau Greaves lost 4:5 to Nathan Aspinall while Fallon Sherrock only managed to win one leg against Michael van Gerwen.
Today the second group matches will be played again in an afternoon and an evening session. The losers of the groups will play one another and the winners will play the winners. In the afternoon groups B,D,F and H will stand on stage, tonight groups A,C,E and G.
Schedule Second Day, Results



11. November
Grand Slam of Darts
Today in Wolverhampton an afternoon - and an evening session will take place. In all groups the first group matches will be played - in the afternoon in Groups B,D,F and H, tonight in Groups A,C,E and G.
German debutant Ricardo Pietreczko will clash in the first match of the tournament in the afternoon session with Damon Heta. Reigning champion Michael Smith will play in the last match of the evening session against debutant Nathan Girvan.
Schedule First Day, Results
Group Tables
Statistics



10. November
Horvat wins Superleague
Dragutin Horvat defeated in the final of the PDC Super League Tour Card Holder Pascal Rupprecht with 8:3 and after 2017 for the second time takes part in the PDC World Championship in London. Before he defeated on finals day in the quarterfinals Nico Kurz and prevailed in the semi-finals over Lukas Wenig. Rupprecht defeated on his way to the final Daniel Klose and Kai Gotthardt.
Results



Grand Slam of Darts

Tomorrow in Wolverhampton the Grand Slam of Darts will begin.
It is difficult to spot a clear favourite, statistically Ross Smith was over the last few weeks the strongest player. But unfortunately he didn't manage to qualify for the Grand Slam...
Previewnew



PDC Europe Superleague
Last night the Last 16 matches took place and the primal twentyfour participants are now reduced to eight who fight for a place in the PDC World Championship: Lukas Wenig, Dominik Grüllich, Nico Kurz, Dragutin Horvat, Kai Gotthardt, Niko Springer and the two Tour Card holders Pascal Rupprecht and Daniel Klose who will clash in the quarterfinals. Most Last 16 matches were hard fought, only Pascal Rupprecht had a clear 6:1 win over Arno Merk.
Tonight the tournament will be played to the end.
Schedule



9. November
PDC Europe Superleague
The group phase of the tournament was played to the end yesterday and from each group the two last in the table were eliminated from the event.
Lukas Wenig is the only player who won all his group matches and he progressed into the last 16 as did Niko Springer who won nine of his ten matches. Among the 16 players who progressed is as well the former German number 1 Max Hopp.
Today the Last 16 will be played.
Schedule, Final Standings Groups



8. November
PDC Europe Superleague
Yesterday in Bitburg, Germany, this year's PDC Europe Superleague started with the group phase. The winner of the tournament will be rewarded with a place in the PDC World Championship.
Lukas Wenig and Dragutin Horvat won in their groups all five matches and now head Groups A and C. Pascal Rupprecht heads Group B with four wins. In Group D both Niko Springer and Nico Kurz won four matches, Springer is first in the table due to the better leg difference. Springer was the outstanding player of the first day - he not only won four of his matches but threw a nine-darter as well and twice played an average of over 100 in his matches.
Today the second day of the group phase will take place.
Superleague 2023



Grand Slam of Darts
The PDC published the Group Draw and the draw and schedule of the first group matches.
Reigning champion Michael Smith heads Group A to which beside him James Wade, Krzysztof Ratajski and debutant Nathan Girvan belong. He start his campaign in the evening session on Saturday against Nathan Girvan. The tournament will be opened in the afternoon session with the match between German Ricardo Pietreczko and Damon Heta in Group F.
Groups
Schedule First Group Matches



6. November
WDF World Championships 2023
All participants in the WDF World Championships 2023 are known. The tournament will be played from 2. - 10. December in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green.
The WDF already published the draw and the schedule of the first and second round both of the women's and the men's event. Reigning champion Beau Greaves will begin her tournament in the second round against the winner of the match Lorraine Hyde v Laura Turner. Reigning champion Neil Duff as well starts in the second round . He will play either against Moreno Blom or against Gabor Takacs.
Participants, Schedule



3. November
Grand Slam of Darts
Today in Barnsley the Tour Card Inhaber Qualifier for the Grand Slam of Darts was played. The tournament will take place from 11. - 19. November in Wolverhampton. The qualifiers are: Danny Noppert, Stephen Bunting, Ryan Searle, Nathan Rafferty, Damon Heta, Steve Lennon, Martijn Kleermaker and Brendan Dolan. The field of participants is now complete.
Grand Slam of Darts



Players Championship Finals
After the last two Players Championships all 64 participants in the Players Championship Finales in Minehead are known. The draw already took place. Reigning champion Michael van Gerwen will start his campaign against Callan Rydz. Top seed Gerwyn Price will play against Ricky Evans first round. Peter Wright, Nathan Aspinall, Mensur Suljovic and Mervyn King didn't manage to qualify.
Players Championship Finals



Price and Chisnall win in Barnsley
Gerwyn Price and Dave Chisnall won in Barnsley the last two Players Championships of the year.
Gerwyn Price won the 29. Players Championship and defeated in the final Dave Chisnall with 8:3. Rob Cross and Damon Heta stood in the semi-finals.
Dave Chisnall won on Thursday the 30. and last Players Championship - he defeated in the final Jim Williams with 8:4. Beside Gian van Veen again Damon Heta reached the semi-finals. For Chisnall it was the fifth win on the Pro Tour this year. Ricky Evans threw a nine-darter in the first round.



PDC Rankings
After the last two Players Championships the PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and the Players Championship Order of Merit were updated.
PDC Rankings
Pro Tour



31. October
PDC Pro Tour
Tomorrow and on Thrusday in Barnsley the Players Championships 29 and 30 will take place - the last two Players Championships of the year. After those all participants in the Players Championship Finals are known. One place in the Grand Slam of Darts will be decided as well. At the moment it is occupoied by Dirk van Duijvenbode who can*t take part in the Players Championships due to an shoulder injury. Should Danny Noppert win one of the events he will oust his fellow countryman..
Participants, Resultsnew
How the field of participants of the Grand Slam looks at the mopment you can find here:
Grand Slam of Darts



30. October
PDC Challenge Tour
At the weekend this year's PDC Challenge Tour was played to the end. The last five events were played and they had with John Henderson, Dom Taylor, Andy Boulton, Viteszlav Sedlak and James Hurrell five different winners. Berry van Peer and Owen Bates stayed on the places 1 and 2 of the PDC Challenge Tour Order of Merit and by this are qualified for the PDC World Championship.
PDC Challenge Tour



PDC Rankings
After the weekend the PDC Order of Merit and the Challenge Tour Order of Merit were updated.
PDC Rankings



29. October
Wright wins European Championship
Peter Wright defeated in the final of the European Championship in Dortmund as 2020 James Wade and for the second time is European Champion. For Wright it is the first Major Title since almost two years. Before defeated Wright on Finals Day in the quarterfinals Chris Dobey and fought back to win in his semi-final against Danny Noppert. James Wade defeated in the quarterfinals Luke Humphries and defeated in his semi-final Gian van Veen with a comeback. Van Veen eliminated in the quarterfinals Michael van Gerwen.
Results Finals Daynew
Statisticsnew



European Championship
Michael van Gerwen got a hard fought 10:7 win over German Ricardo Pietreczko and progressed together with Chris Dobey, Danny Noppert, Gerwyn Price, Peter Wright, James Wade, Luke Humphries and Gian van Veen into the quarterfinals. For van Veen it will be his first Major quarterfinal and he will play against his fellow country man Michael van Gerwen.
Today the tournament will be played to the end. In the afternoon-session the quarterfinals will be played, in the evening-session semi-finals and final will take place.
Schedulenew
Statistics



28. October
European Championship
While yesterday both German players lost their matches today Ricardo Pietreczko once again made the headlines - he eliminated the reigning champion Ross Smith. The other winners of the night were Gian van Veen, Kryzsztof Ratajski, Daryl Gurney, Jonny Clayton, James Wade (in the weakest match if the night), Luke Humphries and Michael van Gerwen who survived two matchdarts of the strong playing Madars Razma.
Tomorrow in Dortmund the second round will be played in an afternoon- and an evening-session. Ricardo Pietreczko will play in the evening-session against Michael van Gerwen spielen.
Schedule Third Day
Results Second Day
Statistics



European Championship
One the first day of the tournament both German players Gabriel Clemens and Martin Schindler lost their matches to Peter Wright and Stephen Bunting respectively. Number 1 seed Dave Chisnall was beaten by Chris Dobey. Other winners on this first round night were Danny Noppert, Nathan Aspinall, Rob Cross, Gerwyn Price and Michael Smith.
Tonight the first round will be played to the end. Among others reigning champion Ross Smith will play against Ricardo Pietreczko antreten.
ScheduleSecond Daynew



26. October
European Championship
Tonight in Dortmund the European Championship will begin. The first eight matches of the first round will take place.
Danny Noppert will open the tournament against Andrew Gilding. Among others number 1 seed Dave Chisnall will begin his campaign against Chris Dobey while World Champion Michael Smith will play against Raymond van Barneveld.
In the preview reigning champion Ross Smith, Luke Humphries and Dave Chisnall have their say.
Preview
Schedule, Results First Daynew
Statisticsnew



23. October
PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and the Players Championship Order of Merit were updated after the four Players Championships in Barnsley.
PDC Rankings
Pro Tour



PDC Pro Tour
The four Players Championships in Barnsley had four different winners - Gary Anderson, Ryan Joyce, Radek Szaganski and Ross Smith. Anderson was the most successfull player of the four days - beside winning the 25. Players Championship he twice reached a quarterfinal and threw a nine-darter. Pole Szaganski to be sure was a surprise winner - the 43 years old - who by now lives in Ireland - was the only second Polish winner of a PDC ranking event.
Participants, Results



18. October
PDC Pro Tour
From today till Saturday in Barnsley the Players Championships 25 - 28 will be played.
With the exception of Corey Cadby, Adrian Lewis, Christian Perez and Lewy Williams all Tour Card holders registered, Pascal Rupprecht will not take part on Saturday. They will be replaced by Berry van Peer, Christian Kist, Cameron Crabtree and Owen Bates, for Rupprecht John Henderson will move up.
Participants, Results



Procisional Tournament Calendar 2024
The dates of the PDC Nordic and Baltic Tour were added to the Tournament Calendar 2024.
PDC Nordic and Baltic Tour
Tournament Calendar 2024



17. October
European Championship
After the German Darts Championship last weekend all participants of the European Championship were known and the PDC by now published the draw and the schedule of the first round.
Number 1 seed Dave Chisnall will play against Chris Dobey while reigning champion Ross Smith was drawn against German Ricardo Pietreczko. The match between Danny Noppert and Andrew Gilding will open the tournament.
The tournament will take place from 26. - 29. October in Dortmund.
Participants, Schedule



16. October
PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour ORder of Merit, the European Tour Order of Merit and the Women's Series Order of Merit were updated after the weekend.
PDC Rankings
European Tour
Women's Series



15. October
Pietreczko wins in Hildesheim
Ricardo Pietreczko defeated in Hildesheim in the final of the German Darts Championship Peter Wright with 8:4 and as the only second German darts player after Max Hopp secured himself a PDC ranking title. Pietreczko defeated today on his way into the final George Killington, Stephen Bunting and Michael van Gerwen. A large part in his success had his accuracy on the doubles. In the final he hit all eight in the first attempt. Peter Wright reached the final with wins over Nico Kurz, Damon Heta and Luke Humphries.
Schedule, Results Day 3new
Statisticsnew



PDC Women's Series
Fallon Sherrock was this weekend the outstanding player of the Women"s Series - she won three of the events. The fourth and last tournament was won by Nathalie Gilbert. Beau Greaves was not as successfull as one was used to but twice stood in the quarterfinals and twice in the semi-finals.
Participants, Resultsnew



14. October
European Tour
Today in Hildesheim the second round of the German Darts Championship took place. The seeds entered the event and played against the first round winners - among them with Nico Kurz, Gabriel Clemens and Ricardo Pietreczko three German players. All three survived the second round as well at the expense of the seeds Jonny Clayton, Dave Chisnall and Martin Schindler. Seeds Ryan Searle, Danny Noppert, Dirk van Duijvenbode, Josh Rock and Nathan Aspinall were eliminated as well.
Participants, Schedule, Results Day 2new
Statisticsnew



PDC Women's Series
In Wigan this weekend the last four events of this year's PDC Women's Series will be played. As with Beau Greaves the head of the ranking decided to relinquish her place in the PDC World Championship and instead will try to defend her WDF World Champion title it is already clear before the weekend that Mikuru Suzuki and Fallon Sherrock will represent the women in the PDC World Championship.
Participants, Resultsnew



12. Oktober
European Tour
Tomorrow in Hildesheim, Germany, the last European Tour Event of the year will begin - the German Darts Championship. The tournament is for the participating players the last chance to qualify for the European Championship which will take place from 26. - 29. October in Dortmund.
Tomorrow the first round of the event will be played in which as always only the qualifiers will take part. Today the Host Nation Qualifier took place by which Marcus Kirchmann and Nico Kurz qualified. Gerwyn Price withdrew from the tournament and is replaced by Ross Smith.
Participants, Schedule, Results Day 1



11. Oktober
WDF World Championships
The WDF Championships will take place from 2. - 10. December in the Lakeside Country Club.
The PDC doesn't allow players who qualified both for the PDC World Championship and the WDF World Championships to take part in both events - the players have to decide in which they want to take part. The WDF would have had no problems with it - especially in respect of the female players. Among the affected players are Beau Greaves and Luke Littler. While Greaves decided to defend her title in the WDF Littler decided to take part in the PDC World Championship.
The qualification period for the WDF Championships is not over yet - it will end on 30. October. But 73 participants are already known.
WDF Championships 2023 - Schedule, already known Participantsnew



10. October
PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit was updated after the World Grand Prix.
PDC Rankings



8. October
Humphries wins World Grand Prix
Luke Humphries defeated in the final of the World Grand Prix Gerwyn Price with 5:2 and won his first Major title. Price made a strong start into the match and won the first set without reply. But Humphries reacted immediately and won the next three sets in a row. Set five went in the deciding leg to the Welshman. The following two sets needed a deciding leg as well but both times Humphries was the winner. In the seventh and final set Humphries lived up to his nickname "Cool Hand" and hit a 138 finish to victory.
Report, Statistics Finalnew



7. October
Price and Humphries in Final
Gerwyn Price and Luke Humphries will meet tomorrow night in the final of the World Grand Prix in Leicester.
Gerwyn Price defeated in the first semi-final Michael Smith with 4:2. It was no highclass match and Michael Smith only had one really good set which was not enpough against a slick playing Price. The second semi-final was a rather one-sided affair and won 4:0 by Luke Humphries. The only highlight from Joe Cullen was a 150 Finish in the last set of the match. Apart from that Cullen had no chance at although Humphries was far from outstanding himself.
Results Semi-Finalsnew
Report, Statistics Semi-Finalsnew



PDC World Grand Prix
Tonight in Leicester the semi-finals of the World Grand Prix will take place.
First Michael Smith will play against Gerwyn Price. After that in the second semi-final Joe Cullen and Luke Humphries will meet. Price is the only former winner from the four remaining players.
Schedule



6. October
PDC World Grand Prix
The first two quarterfinals between Gerwyn Price and Martin Schindler and Michael Smith and Andrew Gilding respectively were both one-sided affairs and were both won 3:0 - by Price and Smith. Much closer was the quarterfinal between Peter Wright and Luke Humphries, in which Humphries first was 0:2 behind but then won the match 3:2 in a dramatic final leg. The final quarterfinal between Chris Dobey and Joe Cullen was rather close as well but not quite so high-class as the match between Wright and Humphries. In the end Joe Cullen won it 3:2
Tonorrow in the semi-finals Michael Smith will play against Gerwyn Price and Luke Humphries against Joe Cullen
Schedule, Results Fifth Day
Statistics Fifth Daynew



PDC World Grand Prix
On the second secondround night Chris Dobey caused the so far biggest upset of the tournament - he defeated reigning champion Michael van Gerwen with 3:2. Till the 2:2 it had been a head-to-head race but then Dobey won the last set without losing a leg and crossed the finishing line with an 156 finish. The other winners of the night were Luke Hunmphries, Peter Wright and Joe Cullen.
Tonight the quarterfinals will take place - Gerwyn Price will meet Martin Schindler, Michael Smith will play against Andrew Gilding, Peter Wright against Luke Humphries and Chris Dobey will clash with Joe Cullen.
Schedule Day 4, Results
Statistics Fourth Daynew



5. October
PDC World Grand Prix
On the first second round evening two one-sided and two hard-fought matches took place. Michael Smith and Gerwyn Price had no problems at all and progressed with 3:0 wins into the quarterfinals, Smith for the first time. The matches between Gary Anderson and Andrew Gilding and Stephen Bunting and Martin Schindler respectively were hard-fought and had with Gilding and Schindler some kind of surprise winners.
Tonight the other four matches of the second round will take place. Among others reigning champion Michael van Gerwen will play against Chris Dobey.
Schedule Day 4
Report, Statistics Third Daynew



4. October
PDC World Grand Prix
The second first round evening was a rather one-sided affair - with the exception of the match between Damon Heta and Ryan Searle - which Searle won 2:1 - all matches were won 2:0. Among the winners was reigning champion Michael van Gerwen against whom Josh Rock had no chance at all. With Jonny Clayton another seeded player was eliminated. The upset of the night was the 0:2 defeat of the highly-fancied Dave Chisnall against debutant Luke Woodhouse who had only managed to qualify for the World Grand Prix last-minute.
Tonight the second round will begin - the first four matches will be played.
Schedule Day 3, Resultsnew
Report, Statistics Second Day



3. October
PDC World Grand Prix
Two of the seeded players were eliminated on the first day - Nathan Aspinall lost to Stephen Bunting and Rob Cross was defeated in the last and weakest match of the night by Andrew Gilding. Beside Brendan Dolan, Gary Anderson, Krzysztof Ratajski, Martin Schindler, Gerwyn Price and Michael Smith - who played with 96.14 the highest average of the night - won their matches.
Today the first round will be played to the end. Among others Michael van Gerwen, Peter Wright and Jonny Clayton will stand at the oche.
Schedule Second Day, Resultsnew
Report, Statistics First Day



2. October
PDC World Grand Prix
Tonight in Leicester the PDC World Cup will begin. The first eight matches of the first round will be played. The tournament will be opened by the match between Dirk van Duijvenbode and Brendan Dolan. Among others Gary Anderson, Michael Smith and Gerwyn Price will stand on stage as well.
In the PDC preview Michael van Gerwen, Jonny Clayton and Gary Anderson have their say.
Schedule First Round, Results
Preview



WDF World Cup
Winners of the Singles titles of the WDF World Cup were in the adult events Berry van Peer and Beau Greaves and in the youth events Walker Jenson and Paige Pauling, both from England. The men's pairs were won by the New Zealand pair Haupai Puha and Ben Robb, the women's pairs by the English pair Beau Greaves and Deta Hedman. The youth pairs events all had English winners: Banks/Walker and Pauling/Meek and Thomas Banks together with Paige Pauling won the mixed youth pairs. The men's team event was won by Team Netherlands and the women's team event by Team Ireland.
Participants, Results



PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and the Players Championships Order of Merit were updated after the Players Championships in Barnsley.
PDC Rankings
Pro Tour



29. September
PDC Pro Tour
After he lost yesterday in the semi-finals against Luke Humphries Gary Anderson - who reached the quarterfinals of Players Championship 22 too - today won the 24. Players Championship. He defeated in the final Ryan Joyce with 8:4. In the semi-finals stood Jonny Clayton and Stephen Bunting. Michael van Gerwen lost in the quarterfinals to Ryan Joyce but played strong and threw in the Last 16 a nine-darter against Chris Dobey. In the the first round of the event Luke Woodhouse as well threw a nine-darter.
Yesterday Dave Chisnall won Players Championship 23.
Participants, Resultsnew



28. September
PDC Pro Tour
Danny Noppert yesterday won the 22. Players Championship - he defeated in the final Christian Kist with 8:7.
In the semifinals stood Damon Heta and Michael Smith. Jim Williams had with 114 the highest average on a highclass day, Jeff Smith his first nine-darter in the PDC.
Today Players Championship 23 will follow.
Participants, Resultsnew



27. September
PDC Pro Tour
From today till Friday in Barnsley the Players Championships 22,23 and 24 will take place.
With the exception of Corey Cadby, Adrian Lewis, Christian Perez and Luc Peters all Tour Card Holders registered. They are replaced by Christian Kist, Cameron Crabtree, Owen Bates and John Henderson.
Participants, Resultsnew



26. September
WDF World Cup
From today till Saturday in Esbjerg in Denmark the WDF World Cup takes place.
Today the Women's Singles were played till including the quarterfinals and the Men's Pairs, the Boys'Singles and the Girl's Pairs till including the semi-finals. Beau Greaves and Deta Hedman both reached the semi-finals of the Women's Singles.
Participants, Results



PDC World Grand Prix
The field of the participants of the PDC World Grand Prix is after the Hungarian Darts Trophy complete and the draw for the first round already took place. The tournament - which will take place from 2. - 8. October in Leicester - is the only PDC event in Double-In Double Out format.
Reigning champion Michael van Gerwen will play first round against Josh Rock. Dave Chisnall - winner of the Hungarian Darts Trophy at the weekend - was drawn against Luke Woodhouse who was the last player to qualify for the tournament.
Participants, Schedule first and second round



PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and the European Tour Order of Merit were updated after the Hungarian Darts Trophy.
PDC Rankings
European Tour



25. September
Chisnall wins in Budapest
With Dave Chisnall and Luke Humphries the two strongest players of the event reached the outstanding and close final, in which Humphries threw a 170 Finish and a nine-darter. Nevertheless Dave Chisnall was the winner.
Gerwyn Price reached with a convincing performance the semi-finals as did the surprise player of the event Scott Williams. Luke Woodhouse played himself in the quarterfinals and by this at the expense of Gian van Veen secured the last place in the World Grand Prix field.
Report Finals Daynew



24. September
PDC European Tour
In Budapest is Finals Day today. In the afternoon the third round took place, tonight quarterfinals, semi-finals and final will be played.
From the seeds Ryan Searle, Josh Rock, Rob Cross, Dirk van Duijvenbode and Nathan Aspinall were eliminated in the second round yesterday. Most players who still had a chance to qualify for the World Grand Prix are out by now. Only Luke Woodhouse is after the third round still in the tournament and has a good chance to qualify.
Schedule, Results
Statisticsnew



23. September
PDC European Tour
Today on the second day of the tournament the seeded players join and will play against the first round winners. Again an afternoon-and an evening-session will be played.
With Nandor Major one of the Hungarian qualifiers survived the first round and celebrated the first ever Hungarian win on the European Tour. He will play today against Damon Heta. The outstanding performance yesterday showed European Champion Ross Smith.
Schedule, Results
Report Day 1
Statisticsnew



22. September
PDC European Tour
In Budapest today the Hungarian Darts Trophy will begin - the twelfth and penultimate European Tour event of the year. It is the last event that still counts for the qualification for World Grand Prix in October.
As always in the European Tour events on the first day in an afternoon- and an evening session the first round will be played in which only the qualifiers stand at the oche. By the host nation qualifier yesterday Gabor Jagicza, Mihaly Vida and Nandor Major qualified.
Participants, Schedule, Results
Statisticsnew



20. September
World Grand Prix
The next major PDC Tournament will be the PDC World Grand Prix from 2. - 8. October. Die Hungarian Darts Trophy this weekend is the last chance for the players to qualify for it.
How the field of participants looks at the moment you can find here:
World Grand Prix - Participants



18. September
Van Gerwen wins World Series of Darts Finals
With a clear 11:4 win over Nathan Aspinall Michael van Gerwen won in front of the delighted home crowd in Amsterdam the World Series of Darts Finals. It was already the fifth time he won this event.On finals day he defeated in the quarterfinals Dimitri van den Bergh and in the semi-finals Luke Humphries. In the second leg of the semi-final he threw the first ever nine-darter of the tournament.
Aspinall reached the final with wins over Keegan Brown and Peter Wright.
Results
Statistics
Report Finals Daynew



PDC Women's Series
Four events of the Women's Series were played this weekend and they had four different winners: Mikuru Suzuki, Lisa Ashton, Fallon Sherrock and Beau Greaves. Due to this not too much changed in the ranking - Beau Greaves still sits in first place followed by Mikuru Suzuki, Fallon Sherrock and Lisa Ashton. Anastasia Dobromyslova reached two finals at the weekend and moved up to the ninth place of the ranking.
The last Women's Series eekend of the year will take place on 14. and 15. October again in Wigan.
Participants, Resultsnew
Rankingnew



17. September
World Series of Darts Finals
In the second round of the tournament Keegan Brown caused an upset - he eliminated reigning champion Gerwyn Price. With Raymond van Barneveld another qualifier beside Brown reached the quarterfinals - he defeated World Champion Michael Smith. All other seeds won their matches.
Today the tournament will be played to the end. In the afternoon the quarterfinals will be played, tonight semi-finals and final will follow.
Report Second Daynew



16. September
PDC Women's Series
This weekend in Wigan four more events of the PDC Women's Series will be played.
The participants now compete for the two places in the PDC World Championship.
Paricipants, Resultsnew



World Series of Darts Finals
On the first day of the event Danny Noppert showed the outstanding performance - he won the match in which he and his opponents Dirk van Duijvenbode had averaged of over 100 with 6:4 and progressed into the second round where he'll clash with Nathan Aspinall. Raymond van Barneveld as well progressed with an 6:2 win over Jeff Smith. Beside the two Australians Damon Heta and Simon Whitlock all three German players and TV Debutant Graham Usher were elimnated while Krzyzstof Ratajski, Haupai Puah, William O'Connor, Keegan Brown, Jonny Clayton and Ricky Evans were the other players to progress.
Today the second round will take place. The seeds join the event and will play against the first round winners.
Report First Daynew



15. September
World Series of Darts Finals
Tonight in Amsterdam the final of this year's World Series of Darts will begin. In the first round only the qualifiers and the invited players will stand at the oche. Among them are with Danny Noppert, Raymond van Barneveld and Dirk van Duijvenbode three Dutch players. While Noppert and Duijvenbode will play one another van Barneveld will meet Canadian Jeff Smith.
Resultsnew
Statisticsnew
Preview



14. September
Provisional Tournament Calendar 2024
After the PDC published its Tournament Calendar for 2024 you now can find on Globaldarts a provisional Tournament Calendar for the next year complemented by already known WDF dates.
You can find the dates for the European Tour 2024. Next year fewer events will be played in Germany - Trier and Jena have been dropped. Instead there will be a second European Tour event in Belgium and an event in Switzerland.
Provisional Tournament Calendar 2024
European Tour
Pro Tour
Challenge Tour
Development Tour



12. September
World Series of Darts Finals
Next weekend the final of this year's World Series of Darts will be played in Amsterdam. Beside the eight seeds - the top eight of the World Series Order of Merit - eight invited players and eight qualifiers will take part. As in the European Tour Events the seeded players will join the tournament in the second round.
Reigning champion Gerwyn Price will begin his campaign on Saturday, 16. September, against the winner of the first round match between Keegan Brown and Simon Whitlock.
Participants, Schedule



PDC Rankings
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.
PDC Rankings
Pro Tour
European Tour



11. September
Ratajski wins in Jena
With an 8:3 win over Stephen Bunting Krzysztof Ratajski won in Jena the German Darts Open title. For Ratajski it was after four years the second win on the European Tour. In the semi-finals stood Wesley Plaisier and Josh Rock. It was only the second time an Associate Member Qualifier reached the semi-finals.
Martin Schindler and Florian Hempel were the best German participants, both lost on Finals Day in the third round.
Results
Statistics
Report Finals Daynew



9. September
PDC European Tour
On the second day of the German Darts Open the second round will be played in an afternoon- and an evening-session. The first round winners will meet the seeded players.
German Florian Hempel caused the biggest upset of the first round when he eliminated James Wade. He'll meet today Damon Heta. Josh Rock played with over 108 the highest average of the tournament so far.
Participants, Results
Statistics



7. September
PDC European Tour
Tomorrow in Jena the German Darts Open - the eleventh event of the European Tour 2023 - will begin.
On the first day as always in an afternoon- and an evening-session the first round will be played in which only the qualifiers take part. Among those are beside six German players players like James Wade, Daryl Gurney and Simon Whitlock.
Participants, Schedule First and Second Round



5. September
PDC Pro Tour
Since Saturday in Barnsley the Players Championships 19, 20 and 21 took place. They were won by Callan Rydz, Luke Humphries and Gerwyn Price, who defeated today in the final of the 21. Players Championships strong playing German Daniel Klose. In the semi-finals today stood Peter Wright and Daryl Gurney. It was Price third Pro Tour title of the year.
Tomorrow in Barnsley the Tour Card holders Qualifier for the 13. European Tour event of the year and the WSOD Final Qualifier will be played.
Participants, Results









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