Players Championship Finals 2018 Live Scores and Tournament Schedule

Jamie Shaw in PDC Darts News 25 Nov 2018
Michael van Gerwen is the reigning and four-time champion (credit:Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

The elite performers on the ProTour head to Butlins Minehead for the annual Players Championship Finals, and you can follow all the latest results and fixtures here.

The £460,000 event features 64 players battling it out in a culmination of the 22 Players Championship events held during the course of the season.

Play in the early rounds will be held across two stages, with main stage matches televised and matches from Stage Two streamed exclusively live online.

Reigning champion Michael van Gerwen is bidding for a fourth consecutive Players Championship Finals title, having embarked on a staggering 17-match unbeaten run here since 2015.

Ian White is the number one seed ahead of UK Open and World Matchplay champion Gary Anderson, with Van Gerwen seeded number three and Peter Wright fourth.

Newly-crowned Grand Slam champion Gerwyn Price will be looking to continue his winning form, while his fellow Welshman Jonny Clayton aims to follow up his run to last year's Players Championship final.

World Champion Rob Cross, Premier League finalist Michael Smith, European Champion James Wade and two-time World Champion Adrian Lewis will also be eyeing the £100,000 title.

The tournament runs from November 23-25 at the Butlins Minehead Resort. 

First and Second Round ties are to be contested over the best of 11 legs, with Third Round and Quarter-Finals best of 19 and Semi-Finals and Final best of 21 legs.

Players Championship Finals 2018 Tournament Schedule

Friday November 23

First Round

Afternoon Session (12.45pm-5pm)

Main Stage
Jeffrey de Zwaan 6-4 Jelle Klaasen
Max Hopp 6-4 Steve West
Keegan Brown 6-3 Benito van de Pas
Adrian Lewis 6-2 Adam Hunt
Simon Whitlock 6-4 Kyle Anderson
Daryl Gurney 6-3 Robert Thornton
James Wade 6-4 Ross Smith
Dave Chisnall 6-4 Jamie Lewis

Stage Two
Brendan Dolan 6-4 Michael Barnard
Josh Payne 2-6 Ryan Searle
Nathan Aspinall 6-1 Martin Schindler
Gabriel Clemens 6-3 Andrew Gilding
Ryan Joyce 2-6 Steve Lennon
Mervyn King 6-4 Simon Stevenson
Stephen Bunting 6-5 Richard North
Mickey Mansell 4-6 Madars Razma

Evening Session (7pm-11pm)

Main Stage
Ian White 6-2 Scott Taylor
Gary Anderson 6-2 Alan Tabern
Rob Cross 1-6 Cristo Reyes
Krzysztof Ratajski 6-5 Gerwyn Price
Peter Wright 6-2 Toni Alcinas
Michael van Gerwen 6-1 Matthew Edgar
Michael Smith 6-0 Vincent van der Voort

Stage Two
Jermaine Wattimena 5-6 Stephen Burton
John Henderson 5-6 Joe Cullen
Jonny Clayton 6-3 Mark Webster
Ricky Evans 6-3 Jan Dekker
James Wilson 6-2 Dimitri Van den Bergh
Danny Noppert 6-3 Rowby-John Rodriguez
Chris Dobey 6-3 Ron Meulenkamp
Darren Webster 6-3 Jeffrey de Graaf
Steve Beaton 6-5 Kim Huybrechts

Saturday November 24

Afternoon Session (12.45pm-5pm)

Second Round

Main Stage
Daryl Gurney 6-5 Ryan Searle
James Wade 6-4 Nathan Aspinall
Dave Chisnall 3-6 Chris Dobey
Cristo Reyes 5-6 Steve Lennon
Gary Anderson 6-1 Simon Whitlock
Michael van Gerwen 6-1 Keegan Brown
Peter Wright 6-2 Max Hopp
Adrian Lewis 6-3 Krzysztof Ratajski

Stage Two
Stephen Bunting 6-4 Madars Razma
James Wilson 5-6 Gabriel Clemens
Jeffrey de Zwaan 2-6 Ricky Evans
Stephen Burton 6-3 Darren Webster
Ian White 3-6 Brendan Dolan
Danny Noppert 6-5 Mervyn King
Michael Smith 5-6 Jonny Clayton
Steve Beaton 4-6 Joe Cullen

Evening Session (7pm-11pm)

Third Round

Main Stage
James Wade 9-10 Chris Dobey
Gary Anderson 10-2 Joe Cullen
Michael van Gerwen 10-4 Stephen Burton
Peter Wright 9-10 Stephen Bunting

Stage Two
Steve Lennon 10-7 Gabriel Clemens
Brendan Dolan 6-10 Daryl Gurney
Jonny Clayton 10-5 Ricky Evans
Krzysztof Ratajski 4-10 Danny Noppert

Sunday November 25

Afternoon Session (12.45pm-5pm)

Daryl Gurney 10-2 Chris Dobey
Danny Noppert 10-7 Stephen Bunting
Gary Anderson 10-4 Jonny Clayton
Michael van Gerwen 10-3 Steve Lennon

Evening Session (7pm-10pm)

Daryl Gurney 11-3 Danny Noppert
Gary Anderson 9-11 Michael van Gerwen

PDC World Youth Championship Final
Martin Schindler 3-6 Dimitri Van den Bergh

Daryl Gurney 11-9 Michael van Gerwen

Prize Fund
Winner: £100,000
Runner-up: £40,000
Semi-Final losers: £23,000
Quarter-Final losers: £12,500
Third Round losers: £8,000
Second Round losers: £5,000
First Round losers: £2,500

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