The draw for the first PDC Autumn Series event has been confirmed, with 128 players battling it out in Niedernhausen….
The draw for the first PDC Autumn Series event has been confirmed, with 128 players battling it out in Niedernhausen.
A total of 117 PDC Tour Card Holders will compete across all five days in Germany, along with 11 Associate Members from the Challenge Tour Order of Merit.
The PDC Autumn Series, which takes place from September 12-16, will feature ranked Players Championship events on five consecutive days.
As with all previous Players Championship events, prize money will stand at £75,000 per event, with all winnings counting towards the PDC Order of Merit, ProTour Order of Merit and Players Championship Order of Merit.
In addition, the winner of the PDC Autumn Series Order of Merit – based on prize money won across the five days – will qualify for November’s Grand Slam of Darts.
The field is headed by world number one Michael van Gerwen, who is looking to bounce back from his recent Premier League exit, and reigning World Champion Peter Wright.
Premier League table topper Glen Durrant and fellow box office stars Nathan Aspinall, Michael Smith, Gerwyn Price are also in action.
World Matchplay champion Dimitri van den Bergh, former World Champions Adrian Lewis and Rob Cross, Polish ace Krzysztof Ratajski and Portugal’s Jose De Sousa also feature.
Play commences at 11am BST, with matches up to and including the Quarter-Finals to be contested over the best of 11 legs, while Semi-Finals are best of 13 and the final is best of 15.
Matches from two streaming boards available to watch exclusively live on desktop and mobile in the UK and various other regions.
PDC Autumn Series 2020 Event One Draw
Saturday September 12
Gerwyn Price v Mickey Mansell
Brian Raman v Scott Mitchell
Devon Petersen v Kai Fan Leung
Andrew Gilding v Jason Lowe
Brendan Dolan v Richard North
Simon Whitlock v Niels Zonneveld
Ryan Joyce v Josh Payne
Bradley Brooks v Martin Schindler
Mensur Suljovic v Joe Murnan
Steffen Siepmann v Harry Ward
Steve Beaton v Jesus Noguera
Ross Smith v Maik Kuivenhoven
Daryl Gurney v Gavin Carlin
Wayne Jones v Alan Tabern
Joe Cullen v Carl Wilkinson
Scott Waites v Nick Kenny
Nathan Aspinall v Mark McGeeney
Andy Boulton v Ryan Meikle
Steve West v Andy Hamilton
Justin Pipe v Jelle Klaasen
Danny Noppert v Peter Jacques
Robert Thornton v Justin Hood
Jonny Clayton v Vincent van der Voort
Maikel Verberk v Scott Baker
Ian White v Christian Bunse
David Pallett v Kirk Shepherd
Dirk van Duijvenbode v Mike De Decker
Steve Lennon v Madars Razma
Rob Cross v Marko Kantele
Karel Sedlacek v Steve Brown
Jermaine Wattimena v Luke Woodhouse
Nathan Derry v Matthew Edgar
Peter Wright v Callan Rydz
Rowby-John Rodriguez v Graham Usher
Keegan Brown v Max Hopp
Barrie Bates v Dimitri Van den Bergh
Dave Chisnall v Jamie Lewis
Ryan Hogarth v William O’Connor
Gabriel Clemens v Darren Webster
Geert Nentjes v Boris Krcmar
James Wade v Scott Taylor
Robert Collins v Adrian Gray
Adrian Lewis v Mervyn King
Harald Leitinger v Ryan Murray
Glen Durrant v Aaron Beeney
Gary Blades v Yordi Meeuwisse
Jeffrey De Zwaan v Vincent Van der Meer
Conan Whitehead v Benito van de Pas
Krzysztof Ratajski v John Henderson
James Wilson v Derk Telnekes
Kim Huybrechts v Chris Dobey
Martijn Kleermaker v Daniel Larsson
Jose De Sousa v Damon Heta
Reece Robinson v Darius Labanauskas
Jamie Hughes v Jitse Van der Wal
Adam Hunt v Jan Dekker
Michael van Gerwen v Krzysztof Kciuk
Ricky Evans v Luke Humphries
Stephen Bunting v Jeff Smith
Ted Evetts v Toni Alcinas
Michael Smith v Lisa Ashton
John Michael v Ron Meulenkamp
Ryan Searle v Arjan Konterman
Matt Clark v William Borland