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World Matchplay 2012 Live Scores and Match Schedule

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Keep up to date with all the latest results and fixtures from the 2012 Betfair World Matchplay here.

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Darts' highly anticipated summertime event returns for eight days of top quality action featuring 32 of the biggest names in the game.

Phil Taylor is the reigning champion and is aiming for a 13th Matchplay title and a record five in successive years.

The tournament gets underway on Saturday July 21, with the first round being played through to Tuesday July 24.

The second round follows from Wednesday through to Thursday evening, with the first afternoon session being held on Friday July 27 when the Quarter-Finals will commence.

Both Semi-Finals will be played on the second Saturday, with the final staged on the evening of Sunday July 29 where the champion will be crowned.

The £400,000 summer showpiece event runs from July 21-29 at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, with the entire event being streamed live.

Betfair World Matchplay Schedule of Play

First Round
Saturday July 21
7.10pm Paul Nicholson 6-10 Andy Smith
8.00pm Terry Jenkins 11-9 Kim Huybrechts
9.00pm Adrian Lewis 10-0 Robert Thornton
10.00pm Raymond van Barneveld 10-4 Michael Smith

Sunday July 22
7.10pm Mark Walsh 10-8 Colin Osborne
8.00pm Kevin Painter 6-10 Steve Beaton
9.00pm James Wade 10-5 Richie Burnett
10.00pm Simon Whitlock 6-10 Michael van Gerwen

Monday July 23
7.10pm Andy Hamilton 10-7 Brendan Dolan
8.00pm Vincent van der Voort 5-10 Ian White
9.00pm Phil Taylor 10-8 Mervyn King
10.00pm Mark Webster 10-6 Colin Lloyd

Tuesday July 24
7.10pm Justin Pipe 10-4 Joe Cullen
8.00pm Wes Newton 10-5 James Hubbard
9.00pm Gary Anderson 11-13 Dean Winstanley
10.00pm Dave Chisnall 7-10 Ronnie Baxter

Second Round
Wednesday July 25
7.10pm Michael van Gerwen 13-9 Steve Beaton - van Gerwen hits a nine-darter!
8.20pm James Wade 13-4 Mark Walsh 
9.30pm Raymond van Barneveld 10-13 Terry Jenkins
10.40pm Adrian Lewis 13-7 Andy Smith

Thursday July 26
7.10pm Andy Hamilton v Mark Webster
8.20pm Wes Newton v Justin Pipe
9.30pm Phil Taylor v Ian White
10.40pm Dean Winstanley v Ronnie Baxter

Friday July 27
Quarter-Finals (1pm & 7pm)

Taylor/White v Hamilton/Webster
Newton/Pipe v Winstanley/Baxter
Adrian Lewis v Terry Jenkins
Michael van Gerwen v James Wade

Order of games yet to be confirmed

Semi-Finals
Saturday July 28
7.10pm
9.00pm

Final 
Sunday July 29
7.10pm

Format
First Round - Best of 19 legs
Second Round - Best of 25 legs
Quarter-Finals - Best of 31 legs
Semi-Finals - Best of 33 legs
Final - Best of 35 legs

Prize Money
Winner £100,000
Runner Up £50,000
Semi Finalists £25,000
Quarter Finalists £15,000
Round 2 £7,500
Round 1 £5,000

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