2020 William Hill World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates13 December 2019 –
1 January 2020
VenueAlexandra Palace
LocationLondon
Country England
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatSets
Final – first to 7
Prize fund£2,500,000
Winner's share£500,000
High checkout170 Scotland Gary Anderson
170 England Steve Beaton
170 England Glen Durrant
170 England Ricky Evans
170 New Zealand Ben Robb
170 England Ryan Searle
170 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
170 Scotland Peter Wright
Champion(s)
Scotland Peter Wright
«2019 2021»
Seventh seed Peter Wright won the World Championship for the first time in his career.
Seventh seed Peter Wright won the World Championship for the first time in his career.
Michael van Gerwen, the number one seed and reigning champion, reached the fifth World Championship final of his career.
Michael van Gerwen, the number one seed and reigning champion, reached the fifth World Championship final of his career.

The 2020 PDC World Darts Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the 2020 William Hill World Darts Championship)[1] was the 27th World Championship organised by the Professional Darts Corporation since it separated from the British Darts Organisation. The event took place at Alexandra Palace in London from 13 December 2019 to 1 January 2020.[1]

Michael van Gerwen was the defending champion, after defeating Michael Smith 7–3 in the 2019 final.

Raymond van Barneveld announced his intention to retire from professional darts with this tournament, playing his planned last match in the first round against Darin Young. He subsequently reversed this decision after a year out.

Fallon Sherrock became the first female player to win a match at a PDC World Championship, beating Ted Evetts 3–2 in the first round. She then went on to beat Mensur Suljović 3–1 in the second round, before losing 2–4 to Chris Dobey.

Peter Wright won his first World Championship, beating Van Gerwen 7–3 in the final.

Background and qualification

The 2020 PDC World Darts Championship was the 27th World Darts Championship to be organised by the Professional Darts Corporation; and the thirteenth to be held at Alexandra Palace, London. It was held between 13 December 2019 and 1 January 2020, the culmination of the 2019 Professional Darts Corporation season.[2] 96 players competed in the championship, with the thirty-two highest ranked players on the PDC Order of Merit being seeded to the second round, and the next thirty-two highest ranked players from the 2019 PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit and thirty-two players from the various qualifiers going into the first round.

Michael van Gerwen, the reigning champion from the 2019 championship, who also won the 2014 and 2017 championship, was top of the two-year PDC Order of Merit and number one seed going into the tournament, having won six of the ten premier singles events held since the previous championship.[3] 2018 world champion and reigning World Matchplay and European champion Rob Cross took the second seeding.[3] As well as Van Gerwen and Cross, two other previous PDC world champions qualified as seeds, two-time champions Gary Anderson (5th seed) and Adrian Lewis (13th seed). Three-time consecutive reigning BDO world darts champion Glen Durrant took the 27th seeding on his PDC debut. As well as Durrant, 17th seed Stephen Bunting and 25th seed Steve Beaton were also previous champions of the BDO World Darts Championship.[3]

The top seeds below Van Gerwen and Cross were two-time Grand Slam of Darts winner Gerwyn Price, 2019 World Championship runner-up Michael Smith, Gary Anderson, 2018 Players Championship Finals winner Daryl Gurney and 2019 German Darts Masters champion Peter Wright. 2019 UK Open champion Nathan Aspinall was the 12th seed.[3]

2019 Czech Darts Open champion Jamie Hughes, in his first year as a full PDC tour card holder, was the highest-ranked non-seed on the 2019 PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit. As well as Hughes, five other qualifiers from the Pro Tour made their PDC World Championship debuts; Harry Ward, Ritchie Edhouse, Mark McGeeney, Luke Woodhouse and Ryan Meikle.[4]

2007 PDC world champion Raymond van Barneveld qualified via the Pro Tour in his final year before retirement.[5] Both Van Barneveld and fellow Dutchman Jelle Klaasen were former champions of the BDO World Darts Championship who qualified via the Pro Tour. Other players to qualify through the Pro Tour included 2019 World Grand Prix semi-finalist Chris Dobey, 2019 PDC World Youth Champion Luke Humphries and the 2019 PDC World Cup of Darts finalists from Ireland, William O'Connor and Steve Lennon.[3]

The final group of 32 qualifiers was determined by a series of international qualifiers and secondary tours. 2019 Brisbane Darts Masters champion Damon Heta, the first player to win a World Series of Darts event in their own country,[6] topped the Dartplayers Australia rankings, while Keane Barry won the Tom Kirby Memorial Irish Matchplay to qualify, having already qualified to play in the Junior Darts Corporation World Championship final held during the tournament.[7] Barry was the youngest player at the 2020 championships and the third youngest all-time.[8]

Two qualifiers were held for female players. The UK & Ireland qualifier was won by Fallon Sherrock, the 2015 BDO Women's World Championship runner-up,[9] while the Rest of the World Qualifier was won by Mikuru Suzuki, the reigning women's champion from the 2019 BDO World Darts Championship.[10] The final three places went to the three winners of a tournament between unqualified Tour Card holders, the winners being Benito van de Pas, Kevin Burness and Matthew Edgar.[11]

Fifteen international qualifiers made their debuts; Danny Baggish, Keane Barry, Matt Campbell, Damon Heta, José Justicia, Robbie King, Nico Kurz, Benjamin Pratnemer, Madars Razma, Ben Robb, Callan Rydz, Fallon Sherrock, Mikuru Suzuki, Ciarán Teehan & Yuki Yamada.[4] Razma was the first Latvian ever to qualify for the PDC World Championship.

Qualifiers

The top 32 from the PDC Order of Merit began the competition in the second round. The 32 highest ranked players on the PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit (not already qualified) and 32 qualifiers from around the world, including two female players, began in the first round.[12]

Format

All matches were played as single in, double out; requiring the players to score 501 points to win a leg, finishing on either a double or the bullseye. Matches were played to set format, with each set being the best of five legs (first to three). For all rounds except the first, the final set had to be won by two clear legs, unless the set score went to 5–5, in which case a deciding leg would be played with the players throwing for the bull to decide who threw first.

The matches got longer as the tournament progressed:

Prize money

The prize money for the tournament was £2,500,000 in total – the same as in the previous year. The winner's share was £500,000.[15] A special prize of £100,000 was available to any player who hits two nine-dart finishes, a feat which has never previously been achieved at any World Championship.[16]

Position (num. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £2,500,000)
Winner (1) £500,000
Runner-up (1) £200,000
Semi-finalists (2) £100,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £50,000
Fourth round losers (8) £35,000
Third round losers (16) £25,000
Second round losers (32) £15,000
First round losers (32) £7,500

Tournament summary

2007 champion Raymond van Barneveld (pictured in 2006) lost in the first round to Darin Young. He retired after the match, subsequently reversing the decision.
2007 champion Raymond van Barneveld (pictured in 2006) lost in the first round to Darin Young. He retired after the match, subsequently reversing the decision.

The top quarter of the draw saw number one seed & reigning champion Michael van Gerwen easily reach the quarter-final, recovering from losing the first set to Jelle Klaasen in the second round to win,[17] before consecutive 4–0 victories over Ricky Evans[18] and former BDO World Champion Stephen Bunting.[19] Lithuanian Darius Labanauskas reached the quarter-final stage for the first time, knocking out seeds including world number 9 Ian White and former BDO Champion Steve Beaton.[20] In the quarter-final, Van Gerwen triumphed over Labanauskas, 5–2, to qualify for the semi-final for the seventh time in eight championships.[21]

In the second quarter, fourth seed & 2019 runner-up Michael Smith was eliminated in the second round following a 3–1 defeat to debutant Luke Woodhouse.[22] Reigning UK Open champion Nathan Aspinall reached the quarter-final with wins over Krzysztof Ratajski[23] and two-time World Champion Gary Anderson,[19] while two-time World Youth Champion Dimitri Van den Bergh defeated Woodhouse and two-time World Champion Adrian Lewis[24] to also reach the quarter-final. In that quarter-final, Aspinall won 5–3 to reach his second semi-final in two attempts at the World Championship.[21]

In the third quarter, 2018 champion Rob Cross was an early exit, losing to Kim Huybrechts in the second round without winning a set.[25] 2007 champion Raymond van Barneveld was another early faller, crashing out to American Darin Young 3–1 in the first round.[25] Van Barneveld had planned to retire after this tournament, but after sitting out the 2020 season announced his intention to return for 2021.[26] Reigning World Youth Champion Luke Humphries came through a sudden-death leg against Jermaine Wattimena in the second round[25] before defeating Nico Kurz[27] and Huybrechts[24] to reach consecutive quarter-finals. 2014 runner-up Peter Wright survived a match dart at bullseye to win a sudden-death leg against Noel Malicdem[28] in the second round, before beating Seigo Asada[29] and Jeffrey de Zwaan[24] to reach the quarter-finals, where he triumphed 5–3 over Humphries to reach the semi-final for the first time since the 2017 tournament.[21]

In the fourth quarter, Fallon Sherrock defeated Ted Evetts in the first round, becoming the first female player to win a match at the World Championships,[30] before following that win with a 3–1 victory over 11th seed Mensur Suljović in the second round.[31] Sherrock's run, which PDC chairman Barry Hearn said could be the "dawn of a new era" for darts,[32] was ended in the third round by Chris Dobey.[33] Third seed Gerwyn Price beat John Henderson[34] and Simon Whitlock[24] to reach his first World Championship quarter-final, while three-time reigning BDO World Champion Glen Durrant joined him in the quarter-final on his PDC debut with wins over sixth seed Daryl Gurney[35] and Dobey.[24] In the quarter-final Price dominated Durrant, winning 5–1 to reach his first semi-final.[21]

The first of the semi-finals, between Price and Wright, was a bad-tempered affair. Wright won the first set against the darts, tapping his opponent on the arm and making comments to him as they went off for the break. Price levelled the match after the second set and celebrated exuberantly.[36] Each player won two of the next four sets before Wright won three sets in a row to win the match and reach the second world championship final of his career.[37] There was no handshake between the two players after the match, and Price said on Twitter that he had thought Wright's actions after the first set were out of order; later apologising for his remarks.[36]

In the second semi-final, between Van Gerwen and Aspinall, the reigning champion took the first set against the darts, before Aspinall levelled in the second. Van Gerwen broke again in the third set only for Aspinall to win the fourth set in a decider. Aspinall missed a dart to win the fifth set and Van Gerwen took the lead again, before winning the sixth set 3–0 to take a two-set lead in the match. Aspinall won the seventh set, but Van Gerwen took the next two to secure his place in the final against Wright, a repeat of the 2014 PDC World Darts Championship final.[37]

In the final, held on New Year's Day 2020, Wright held the first set with a 3–2 win after Van Gerwen missed bullseye for a set-winning 170 checkout. Wright then took a two-set lead with a 3–1 set win, before Van Gerwen broke back in the third set with a 3–0 win, and won the fourth by 3–2. Wright regained the lead in the fifth and then took a 3–0 win in the sixth set to go back to two legs clear. Again, Van Gerwen broke back with a 3–1 in the seventh; but Wright quickly regained the advantage, winning the eight set 3–2. Wright went one away from the win with a 3–2 win in the ninth set. In the tenth set, Wright won the first leg. Van Gerwen missed double-12 for a perfect nine-dart finish in the second leg, but took the leg regardless. Wright won the third leg to throw for the match; and took out double-10 to win the world championship for the first time.[38]

Schedule

Friday, 13 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
01 1 Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 3 – 1 Kevin Burness Northern Ireland 2 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 1 3 – 1 N/A
02 1 Belgium Kim Huybrechts 3 – 2 Geert Nentjes Netherlands 3 – 2 2 – 3 2 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 1
03 1 England Luke Humphries 3 – 1 Devon Petersen South Africa 3 – 2 2 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 1 N/A
04 2 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 3 – 1 Jelle Klaasen Netherlands 2 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 1 3 – 1 N/A
Saturday, 14 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
05 1 Lithuania Darius Labanauskas 3 – 0 Matthew Edgar England 3 – 0 3 – 0 3 – 2 N/A N/A
06 1 England Ryan Meikle 1 – 3 Yuki Yamada Japan 3 – 2 2 – 3 2 – 3 1 – 3 N/A
07 1 England Luke Woodhouse 3 – 0 Paul Lim Singapore 3 – 1 3 – 1 3 – 1 N/A N/A
08 2 Netherlands Jermaine Wattimena 2 – 3 Luke Humphries England 3 – 0 1 – 3 3 – 1 1 – 3 5 – 6
09 1 England Mark McGeeney 3 – 1 Matt Campbell Canada 3 – 1 3 – 1 1 – 3 3 – 2 N/A
10 1 England Jamie Hughes 2 – 3 Zoran Lerchbacher Austria 2 – 3 3 – 1 2 – 3 3 – 2 2 – 3
11 1 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 1 – 3 Darin Young United States 1 – 3 3 – 0 2 – 3 2 – 3 N/A
12 2 England Rob Cross 0 – 3 Kim Huybrechts Belgium 1 – 3 0 – 3 1 – 3 N/A N/A
Sunday, 15 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
13 1 Australia Kyle Anderson 3 – 2 Xiaochen Zong China 2 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 1 3 – 1
14 1 England Ross Smith 0 – 3 Ciarán Teehan Republic of Ireland 2 – 3 2 – 3 1 – 3 N/A N/A
15 1 Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan 3 – 0 Nitin Kumar India 3 – 2 3 – 1 3 – 1 N/A N/A
16 2 England Ian White 1 – 3 Darius Labanauskas Lithuania 2 – 3 3 – 0 2 – 3 1 – 3 N/A
17 1 England Arron Monk 0 – 3 José Justicia  1 – 3 2 – 3 0 – 3 N/A N/A
18 1 England Andy Boulton 2 – 3 Danny Baggish United States 3 – 2 2 – 3 3 – 2 2 – 3 1 – 3
19 1 England James Richardson 3 – 2 Mikuru Suzuki Japan 3 – 2 3 – 0 2 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 2
20 2 England Michael Smith 1 – 3 Luke Woodhouse England 1 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 2 2 – 3 N/A
Monday, 16 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
21 1 Republic of Ireland Steve Lennon 2 – 3 Callan Rydz England 3 – 0 0 – 3 0 – 3 3 – 0 2 – 3
22 1 Republic of Ireland William O'Connor 3 – 0 Marko Kantele Finland 3 – 1 3 – 1 3 – 1 N/A N/A
23 1 Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 3 – 0 Keane Barry Republic of Ireland 3 – 2 3 – 2 3 – 1 N/A N/A
24 2 Scotland Gary Anderson 3 – 0 Brendan Dolan Northern Ireland 3 – 0 3 – 1 3 – 0 N/A N/A
Tuesday, 17 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
25 1 England Ryan Searle 3 – 2 Robbie King Australia 2 – 3 3 – 1 2 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 2
26 1 Spain Cristo Reyes 3 – 2 Lourence Ilagan Philippines 2 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 1 3 – 0
27 1 Austria Rowby-John Rodriguez 0 – 3 Noel Malicdem Philippines 1 – 3 2 – 3 0 – 3 N/A N/A
28 2 Poland Krzysztof Ratajski 3 – 1 Zoran Lerchbacher Austria 2 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 2 3 – 1 N/A
29 1 England Ritchie Edhouse 3 – 1 Boris Koltsov Russia 3 – 1 3 – 1 2 – 3 3 – 2 N/A
30 1 Portugal José de Sousa 0 – 3 Damon Heta Australia 2 – 3 2 – 3 2 – 3 N/A N/A
31 1 England Ted Evetts 2 – 3 Fallon Sherrock England 3 – 1 1 – 3 3 – 2 2 – 3 1 – 3
32 2 Netherlands Jeffrey de Zwaan 3 – 2 Darin Young United States 1 – 3 3 – 0 2 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 1
Wednesday, 18 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
33 1 Netherlands Ron Meulenkamp 3 – 0 Ben Robb New Zealand 3 – 2 3 – 0 3 – 2 N/A N/A
34 1 Northern Ireland Mickey Mansell 0 – 3 Seigo Asada Japan 2 – 3 1 – 3 0 – 3 N/A N/A
35 1 England Harry Ward 3 – 2 Madars Razma Latvia 3 – 0 0 – 3 0 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 0
36 2 England Stephen Bunting 3 – 2 José Justicia  1 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 2 1 – 3 6 – 4
37 1 England James Wilson 1 – 3 Nico Kurz Germany 0 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 1 0 – 3 N/A
38 1 England Josh Payne 3 – 0 Diogo Portela Brazil 3 – 0 3 – 2 3 – 0 N/A N/A
39 1 Germany Gabriel Clemens 2 – 3 Benito van de Pas Netherlands 2 – 3 3 – 0 1 – 3 3 – 1 2 – 3
40 2 England James Wade 3 – 0 Ritchie Edhouse England 3 – 2 3 – 1 3 – 2 N/A N/A
Thursday, 19 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
41 1 England Justin Pipe 3 – 2 Benjamin Pratnemer Slovenia 2 – 3 3 – 1 1 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 1
42 1 England Ryan Joyce 2 – 3 Jan Dekker Netherlands 1 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 1 2 – 3
43 2 Scotland John Henderson 3 – 0 James Richardson England 3 – 2 3 – 1 3 – 0 N/A N/A
44 2 England Steve Beaton 3 – 1 Kyle Anderson Australia 3 – 1 2 – 3 3 – 0 3 – 2 N/A
45 2 England Chris Dobey 3 – 2 Ron Meulenkamp Netherlands 3 – 1 3 – 1 0 – 3 1 – 3 4 – 2
46 2 Netherlands Danny Noppert 3 – 2 Callan Rydz England 2 – 3 3 – 2 2 – 3 3 – 0 3 – 1
47 2 England Dave Chisnall 3 – 1 Vincent van der Voort Netherlands 3 – 2 3 – 1 0 – 3 3 – 1 N/A
48 2 Wales Gerwyn Price 3 – 2 William O'Connor Republic of Ireland 3 – 2 1 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 2 4 – 2
Friday, 20 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
49 2 England Darren Webster 3 – 0 Yuki Yamada Japan 3 – 1 3 – 0 3 – 0 N/A N/A
50 2 England Mervyn King 3 – 2 Ciarán Teehan Republic of Ireland 3 – 0 3 – 1 1 – 3 2 – 3 4 – 2
51 2 Wales Jonny Clayton 3 – 0 Jan Dekker Netherlands 3 – 2 3 – 1 3 – 0 N/A N/A
52 2 England Ricky Evans 3 – 1 Mark McGeeney England 3 – 0 3 – 0 2 – 3 3 – 0 N/A
53 2 England Nathan Aspinall 3 – 1 Danny Baggish United States 1 – 3 3 – 0 3 – 2 3 – 2 N/A
54 2 England Joe Cullen 1 – 3 Nico Kurz Germany 3 – 2 2 – 3 1 – 3 2 – 3 N/A
55 2 Germany Max Hopp 3 – 2 Benito van de Pas Netherlands 3 – 2 1 – 3 3 – 2 1 – 3 3 – 0
56 2 Scotland Peter Wright 3 – 2 Noel Malicdem Philippines 3 – 0 2 – 3 3 – 1 2 – 3 6 – 5
Saturday, 21 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
57 2 England Keegan Brown 2 – 3 Seigo Asada Japan 3 – 0 3 – 0 1 – 3 1 – 3 2 – 4
58 2 Australia Simon Whitlock 3 – 0 Harry Ward England 3 – 1 3 – 0 3 – 1 N/A N/A
59 2 England Steve West 0 – 3 Ryan Searle England 2 – 3 2 – 3 2 – 3 N/A N/A
60 2 England Adrian Lewis 3 – 2 Cristo Reyes Spain 2 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 1 5 – 3
61 2 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 3 – 0 Justin Pipe England 3 – 1 3 – 0 3 – 1 N/A N/A
62 2 England Glen Durrant 3 – 0 Damon Heta Australia 3 – 0 3 – 1 3 – 2 N/A N/A
63 2 Austria Mensur Suljović 1 – 3 Fallon Sherrock England 2 – 3 3 – 2 2 – 3 2 – 3 N/A
64 2 Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 3 – 0 Josh Payne England 3 – 2 3 – 0 3 – 2 N/A N/A
Sunday, 22 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6 Set 7
65 3 Wales Jonny Clayton 0 – 4 Stephen Bunting England 0 – 3 2 – 3 1 – 3 2 – 3 N/A N/A N/A
66 3 Lithuania Darius Labanauskas 4 – 2 Max Hopp Germany 1 – 3 3 – 1 1 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 0 3 – 2 N/A
67 3 England Nathan Aspinall 4 – 3 Krzysztof Ratajski Poland 3 – 1 2 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 2 2 – 3 2 – 3 3 – 0
68 3 England James Wade 2 – 4 Steve Beaton England 1 – 3 2 – 3 3 – 2 1 – 3 3 – 0 1 – 3 N/A
69 3 Belgium Kim Huybrechts 4 – 2 Danny Noppert Netherlands 1 – 3 3 – 2 1 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 1 3 – 0 N/A
70 3 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 4 – 0 Ricky Evans England 3 – 2 3 – 1 3 – 2 3 – 2 N/A N/A N/A
Monday, 23 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6 Set 7
71 3 Germany Nico Kurz 2 – 4 Luke Humphries England 1 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 1 0 – 3 2 – 3 1 – 3 N/A
72 3 England Adrian Lewis 4 – 3 Darren Webster England 2 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 2 2 – 3 3 – 2 4 – 2
73 3 England Luke Woodhouse 2 – 4 Dimitri Van den Bergh Belgium 1 − 3 1 – 3 3 – 1 2 – 3 3 – 1 2 – 3 N/A
74 3 England Dave Chisnall 3 – 4 Jeffrey de Zwaan Netherlands 1 – 3 3 – 2 0 – 3 3 – 0 1 – 3 3 – 1 0 – 3
75 3 Scotland Gary Anderson 4 – 3 Ryan Searle England 3 – 2 1 – 3 1 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 1 3 – 0
76 3 Scotland Peter Wright 4 – 2 Seigo Asada Japan 3 – 2 2 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 2 2 – 3 3 – 1 N/A
Friday, 27 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6 Set 7
77 3 Australia Simon Whitlock 4 – 1 Mervyn King England 0 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 2 3 – 0 3 – 2 N/A N/A
78 3 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 2 – 4 Glen Durrant England 1 – 3 3 – 1 2 – 3 3 – 1 2 – 3 2 – 3 N/A
79 3 England Fallon Sherrock 2 – 4 Chris Dobey England 3 – 1 2 – 3 3 – 1 0 – 3 1 – 3 0 – 3 N/A
80 3 Wales Gerwyn Price 4 – 0 John Henderson Scotland 3 – 1 3 – 1 3 – 1 3 – 1 N/A N/A N/A
81 4 Scotland Gary Anderson 2 – 4 Nathan Aspinall England 3 – 2 2 – 3 2 – 3 3 – 2 2 – 3 1 – 3 N/A
82 4 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 4 – 0 Stephen Bunting England 3 – 2 3 – 0 3 – 1 3 – 1 N/A N/A N/A
Saturday, 28 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6 Set 7
83 4 England Steve Beaton 2 – 4 Darius Labanauskas Lithuania 2 – 3 3 – 2 1 – 3 3 – 0 0 – 3 1 – 3 N/A
84 4 Belgium Kim Huybrechts 1 – 4 Luke Humphries England 3 – 2 0 – 3 2 – 3 1 – 3 0 – 3 N/A N/A
85 4 Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 4 – 3 Adrian Lewis England 1 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 1 2 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 1 3 – 1
86 4 Scotland Peter Wright 4 – 3 Jeffrey de Zwaan Netherlands 3 – 2 3 – 1 3 – 0 2 – 3 1 – 3 2 – 3 5 – 3
87 4 England Glen Durrant 4 – 3 Chris Dobey England 1 – 3 3 – 0 3 – 2 3 – 2 1 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 0
88 4 Wales Gerwyn Price 4 – 2 Simon Whitlock Australia 3 – 2 3 – 1 0 – 3 3 – 1 0 – 3 3 – 0 N/A
Sunday, 29 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6 Set 7 Set 8 Set 9
89 QF England Nathan Aspinall 5 – 3 Dimitri Van den Bergh Belgium 0 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 1 3 – 2 3 – 2 2 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 2 N/A
90 QF England Luke Humphries 3 – 5 Peter Wright Scotland 1 – 3 0 – 3 3 – 2 1 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 1 3 – 0 1 – 3 N/A
91 QF Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 5 – 2 Darius Labanauskas Lithuania 2 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 0 3 – 1 1 – 3 3 – 0 3 – 2 N/A N/A
92 QF England Glen Durrant 1 – 5 Gerwyn Price Wales 2 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 1 1 – 3 1 – 3 1 – 3 N/A N/A N/A
Monday, 30 December
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6 Set 7 Set 8 Set 9 Set 10 Set 11
93 SF Scotland Peter Wright 6 – 3 Gerwyn Price Wales 3 – 2 2 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 0 3 – 2 1 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 1 3 – 2 N/A N/A
94 SF Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 6 – 3 Nathan Aspinall England 3 – 2 1 – 3 3 – 2 2 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 0 0 – 3 3 – 2 3 – 1 N/A N/A
Wednesday, 1 January
Game # Round Player 1 Score Player 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6 Set 7 Set 8 Set 9 Set 10 Set 11 Set 12 Set 13
95 F Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 3 – 7 Peter Wright Scotland 2 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 0 3 – 2 1 – 3 0 – 3 3 – 1 2 – 3 2 – 3 1 – 3 N/A N/A N/A

Draw

The draw took place on 25 November 2019 on Sky Sports News.[39]

Finals

Quarter-finals (best of 9 sets)
29 December

[40]
Semi-finals (best of 11 sets)
30 December

[41]
Final (best of 13 sets)
1 January
                                          
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 99.50 2 3 3 3 1 3 3 5
Lithuania Darius Labanauskas 90.25 3 2 0 1 3 0 2 2
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 96.34 3 1 3 2 3 3 0 3 3 6
12 England Nathan Aspinall 92.04 2 3 2 3 2 0 3 2 1 3
12 England Nathan Aspinall 95.31 0 3 3 3 3 2 1 3 5
29 Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 91.12 3 1 1 2 2 3 3 2 3
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 102.88 2 1 3 3 1 0 3 2 2 1 3
7 Scotland Peter Wright 102.79 3 3 0 2 3 3 1 3 3 3 7
England Luke Humphries 98.65 1 0 3 1 1 3 3 1 3
7 Scotland Peter Wright 105.86 3 3 2 3 3 1 0 3 5
7 Scotland Peter Wright 98.39 3 2 1 3 3 1 3 3 3 6
3 Wales Gerwyn Price 89.94 2 3 3 0 2 3 2 1 2 3
27 England Glen Durrant 94.42 2 1 3 1 1 1 1
3 Wales Gerwyn Price 99.69 3 3 1 3 3 3 5

Top half

Section 1

  First round (best of 5 sets)
13–19 December

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Second round (best of 5 sets)
13–21 December

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Third round (best of 7 sets)
22–27 December

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Fourth round (best of 7 sets)
27–28 December

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Quarter-finals (best of 9 sets)
29 December

[40]
                                               
  Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 96.02 3     1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 96.28 3  
  Northern Ireland Kevin Burness 92.41 1     Netherlands Jelle Klaasen 95.06 1  
  1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 96.75 4  
  32 England Ricky Evans 95.81 0  
  England Mark McGeeney 93.66 3 32 England Ricky Evans 95.46 3
  Canada Matt Campbell 88.33 1     England Mark McGeeney 87.10 1  
  1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 104.09 4  
  17 England Stephen Bunting 84.71 0  
  England Ryan Joyce 83.37 2     16 Wales Jonny Clayton 95.16 3  
  Netherlands Jan Dekker 84.07 3     Netherlands Jan Dekker 85.10 0  
  16 Wales Jonny Clayton 91.49 0
  17 England Stephen Bunting 95.70 4  
  England Arron Monk 82.56 0 17 England Stephen Bunting 93.49 3
   José Justicia 88.64 3      José Justicia 91.87 2  
  1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen 99.50 5
  Lithuania Darius Labanauskas 90.25 2
  England Ritchie Edhouse 87.83 3     8 England James Wade 92.43 3  
  Russia Boris Koltsov 84.53 1     England Ritchie Edhouse 93.48 0  
  8 England James Wade 94.56 2
  25 England Steve Beaton 92.95 4  
  Australia Kyle Anderson 89.56 3 25 England Steve Beaton 91.92 3
  China Xiaochen Zong 83.16 2     Australia Kyle Anderson 89.31 1  
  25 England Steve Beaton 90.44 2
  Lithuania Darius Labanauskas 94.25 4  
  Lithuania Darius Labanauskas 94.73 3     9 England Ian White 100.33 1  
  England Matthew Edgar 84.78 0     Lithuania Darius Labanauskas 96.31 3  
  Lithuania Darius Labanauskas 91.03 4
  24 Germany Max Hopp 92.16 2  
  Germany Gabriel Clemens 93.57 2 24 Germany Max Hopp 90.03 3
  Netherlands Benito van de Pas 88.64 3     Netherlands Benito van de Pas 84.73 2  

Section 2

  First round (best of 5 sets)
13–19 December
Second round (best of 5 sets)
13–21 December
Third round (best of 7 sets)
22–27 December
Fourth round (best of 7 sets)
27–28 December
Quarter-finals (best of 9 sets)
29 December
                                               
  Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan 97.35 3     5 Scotland Gary Anderson 93.77 3  
  India Nitin Kumar 90.17 0     Northern Ireland Brendan Dolan 90.96 0  
  5 Scotland Gary Anderson 99.85 4  
  England Ryan Searle 95.15 3  
  England Ryan Searle 87.00 3 28 England Steve West 95.12 0
  Australia Robbie King 80.50 2     England Ryan Searle 101.54 3  
  5 Scotland Gary Anderson 97.42 2  
  12 England Nathan Aspinall 97.97 4  
  England Andy Boulton 85.12 2     12 England Nathan Aspinall 95.38 3  
  United States Danny Baggish 84.94 3     United States Danny Baggish 90.92 1  
  12 England Nathan Aspinall 98.45 4
  21 Poland Krzysztof Ratajski 97.00 3  
  England Jamie Hughes 95.47 2 21 Poland Krzysztof Ratajski 91.35 3
  Austria Zoran Lerchbacher 94.22 3     Austria Zoran Lerchbacher 92.30 1  
  12 England Nathan Aspinall 95.31 5
  29 Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 91.12 3
  England Luke Woodhouse 96.02 3     4 England Michael Smith 95.69 1  
  Singapore Paul Lim 93.14 0     England Luke Woodhouse 97.81 3  
  England Luke Woodhouse 90.41 2
  29 Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 94.21 4  
  England Josh Payne 96.49 3 29 Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 103.81 3
  Brazil Diogo Portela 90.46 0     England Josh Payne 97.52 0  
  29 Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh 96.06 4
  13 England Adrian Lewis 93.70 3  
  Spain Cristo Reyes 85.62 3     13 England Adrian Lewis 90.46 3  
  Philippines Lourence Ilagan 84.36 2     Spain Cristo Reyes 89.86 2  
  13 England Adrian Lewis 93.74 4
  20 England Darren Webster 92.40 3  
  England Ryan Meikle 81.00 1 20 England Darren Webster 91.28 3
  Japan Yuki Yamada 85.77 3     Japan Yuki Yamada 82.34 0  

Bottom half

Section 3

  First round (best of 5 sets)
13–19 December
Second round (best of 5 sets)
13–21 December
Third round (best of 7 sets)
22–27 December
Fourth round (best of 7 sets)
27–28 December
Quarter-finals (best of 9 sets)
29 December
                                               
  Belgium Kim Huybrechts 89.94 3     2 England Rob Cross 89.64 0  
  Netherlands Geert Nentjes 87.03 2     Belgium Kim Huybrechts 89.44 3  
  Belgium Kim Huybrechts 95.84 4  
  31 Netherlands Danny Noppert 91.58 2  
  Republic of Ireland Steve Lennon 91.92 2 31 Netherlands Danny Noppert 92.85 3
  England Callan Rydz 89.28 3     England Callan Rydz 87.09 2  
  Belgium Kim Huybrechts 89.11 1  
  England Luke Humphries 95.11 4  
  England James Wilson 89.89 1     15 England Joe Cullen 92.47 1  
  Germany Nico Kurz 95.67 3     Germany Nico Kurz 93.05 3  
  Germany Nico Kurz 96.16 2
  England Luke Humphries 94.80 4  
  England Luke Humphries 91.05 3 18 Netherlands Jermaine Wattimena 95.14 2
  South Africa Devon Petersen 92.60 1     England Luke Humphries 97.70 3  
  England Luke Humphries 98.65 3
  7 Scotland Peter Wright 105.86 5
  Austria Rowby-John Rodriguez 81.34 0     7 Scotland Peter Wright 96.53 3  
  Philippines Noel Malicdem 85.07 3     Philippines Noel Malicdem 93.77 2  
  7 Scotland Peter Wright 94.42 4
  Japan Seigo Asada 95.56 2  
  Northern Ireland Mickey Mansell 80.15 0 26 England Keegan Brown 90.99 2
  Japan Seigo Asada 91.97 3     Japan Seigo Asada 91.96 3  
  7 Scotland Peter Wright 96.39 4
  23 Netherlands Jeffrey de Zwaan 94.80 3  
  Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 95.79 3     10 England Dave Chisnall 93.10 3  
  Republic of Ireland Keane Barry 91.72 0     Netherlands Vincent van der Voort 91.99 1  
  10 England Dave Chisnall 101.75 3
  23 Netherlands Jeffrey de Zwaan 106.09 4  
  Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld 96.13 1 23 Netherlands Jeffrey de Zwaan 93.47 3
  United States Darin Young 87.92 3     United States Darin Young 90.59 2  

Section 4

  First round (best of 5 sets)
13–19 December
Second round (best of 5 sets)
13–21 December
Third round (best of 7 sets)
22–27 December
Fourth round (best of 7 sets)
27–28 December
Quarter-finals (best of 9 sets)
29 December
                                               
  England Justin Pipe 92.26 3     6 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 96.02 3  
  Slovenia Benjamin Pratnemer 87.45 2     England Justin Pipe 90.41 0  
  6 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney 96.84 2  
  27 England Glen Durrant 97.94 4  
  Portugal José de Sousa 90.01 0 27 England Glen Durrant 95.36 3
  Australia Damon Heta 93.89 3     Australia Damon Heta 87.63 0  
  27 England Glen Durrant 94.16 4  
  22 England Chris Dobey 94.01 3  
  England Ted Evetts 91.50 2     11 Austria Mensur Suljović 92.31 1  
  England Fallon Sherrock 91.12 3     England Fallon Sherrock 90.67 3  
  England Fallon Sherrock 90.45 2
  22 England Chris Dobey 101.09 4  
  Netherlands Ron Meulenkamp 91.90 3 22 England Chris Dobey 96.33 3
  New Zealand Ben Robb 88.36 0     Netherlands Ron Meulenkamp 94.71 2  
  27 England Glen Durrant 94.42 1
  3 Wales Gerwyn Price 99.69 5
  Republic of Ireland William O'Connor 88.23 3     3 Wales Gerwyn Price 90.98 3  
  Finland Marko Kantele 83.91 0     Republic of Ireland William O'Connor 93.22 2  
  3 Wales Gerwyn Price 104.20 4
  30 Scotland John Henderson 94.59 0  
  England James Richardson 85.78 3 30 Scotland John Henderson 93.34 3
  Japan Mikuru Suzuki 84.91 2     England James Richardson 83.77 0  
  3 Wales Gerwyn Price 92.47 4
  14 Australia Simon Whitlock 90.85 2  
  England Harry Ward 84.04 3     14 Australia Simon Whitlock 93.87 3  
  Latvia Madars Razma 83.12 2     England Harry Ward 84.74 0  
  14 Australia Simon Whitlock 90.94 4
  19 England Mervyn King 89.51 1  
  England Ross Smith 87.67 0 19 England Mervyn King 88.36 3
  Republic of Ireland Ciarán Teehan 90.08 3     Republic of Ireland Ciarán Teehan 86.40 2  

Final

Final: Best of 13 sets.
Referee: England Russ Bray
Alexandra Palace, London, England, 1 January 2020.
(1) Michael van Gerwen Netherlands 3 – 7 Scotland Peter Wright (7)
2–3, 1–3, 3–0, 3–2, 1–3, 0–3, 3–1, 2–3, 2–3, 1–3
102.88 Average (3 darts) 102.79
42 100+ scores 62
24 140+ scores 34
16 180 scores 11
128 Highest checkout 140
2 100+ Checkouts 1
40.00% (18/45) Checkout summary 53.33% (24/45)

Tournament statistics

Player Eliminated Played Sets Won Sets Lost Legs Won[55] Legs Lost[55] 100+[55] 140+[55] 180s[55] High Checkout[56] Checkout Av.%[56] Average[56]

[a]

 Peter Wright Winner 6 29 16 115 88 261 153 66 170 44.39 99.18
 Michael van Gerwen Runner up 6 25 13 92 65 183 98 43 170 43.53 99.29
 Nathan Aspinall Semi-final 5 19 15 80 71 185 104 44 124 38.46 96.87
 Gerwyn Price Semi-final 5 19 11 70 57 139 78 30 136 40.94 95.46
 Dimitri Van den Bergh Quarter-final 4 14 10 56 47 121 68 28 128 40.29 95.83
 Glen Durrant Quarter-final 4 12 10 47 45 101 57 19 170 43.52 95.49
 Luke Humphries Quarter-final 5 17 11 66 55 148 82 38 160 44.30 95.46
 Darius Labanauskas Quarter-final 5 16 10 57 50 130 64 19 114 39.58 93.30
 Jeffrey de Zwaan Fourth round 3 10 9 42 39 96 65 19 98 45.65 98.12
 Gary Anderson Fourth round 3 9 7 37 33 83 54 18 170 37.00 97.01
 Chris Dobey Fourth round 3 10 8 38 34 71 56 25 110 36.67 96.90
 Adrian Lewis Fourth round 3 10 9 45 45 105 53 19 138 39.13 92.63
 Simon Whitlock Fourth round 3 9 5 31 23 64 31 14 148 39.13 91.89
 Steve Beaton Fourth round 3 9 6 35 31 68 34 18 170 51.85 91.77
 Stephen Bunting Fourth round 3 7 6 30 30 72 29 16 148 38.46 91.30
 Kim Huybrechts Fourth round 4 11 8 42 36 101 45 10 164 45.83 91.08
 Dave Chisnall Third round 2 6 5 20 22 54 24 14 161 50.00 97.42
 Daryl Gurney Third round 2 5 4 22 16 43 29 8 87 45.83 96.43
 Ricky Evans Third round 2 3 5 18 15 44 24 6 170 46.15 95.65
 Nico Kurz Third round 3 8 6 31 27 83 50 7 131 40.00 95.00
 Ryan Searle Third round 3 9 6 35 31 72 43 23 170 36.11 94.56
 Krzysztof Ratajski Third round 2 6 5 24 26 70 27 7 123 34.29 94.18
 John Henderson Third round 2 3 4 13 17 38 24 6 102 26.53 93.97
 James Wade Third round 2 5 4 20 19 61 31 3 125 41.67 93.50
 Jonny Clayton Third round 2 3 4 14 15 41 17 6 138 51.85 93.33
 Seigo Asada Third round 3 9 6 31 29 78 38 6 130 38.71 93.16
 Darren Webster Third round 2 6 4 26 19 57 32 8 142 44.74 92.40
 Danny Noppert Third round 2 5 6 23 23 53 25 8 110 46.00 92.22
 Max Hopp Third round 2 5 6 21 24 62 36 7 148 38.18 91.10
 Fallon Sherrock Third round 3 8 7 33 33 79 45 18 142 51.61 90.75
 Luke Woodhouse Third round 3 8 5 32 24 77 37 12 126 35.29 90.41
 Mervyn King Third round 2 4 4 18 13 41 19 6 106 45.83 88.94
 Ian White Second round 1 1 3 8 9 15 12 8 136 57.14 100.33
 Josh Payne Second round 2 3 3 14 13 32 15 3 130 44.82 97.02
 Michael Smith Second round 1 1 3 7 11 27 13 2 82 25.93 95.69
 Jelle Klaasen Second round 2 4 4 19 18 38 13 9 152 50.00 95.54
 Jermaine Wattimena Second round 1 2 3 13 13 36 14 3 110 36.43 95.14
 Steve West Second round 1 0 3 6 9 16 14 3 120 35.29 95.12
 Brendan Dolan Second round 2 3 3 10 13 41 14 1 110 45.45 94.16
 Vincent van der Voort Second round 2 4 4 16 14 38 21 6 96 32.65 93.89
 Zoran Lerchbacher Second round 2 4 5 20 23 74 26 10 131 28.57 93.36
 Ron Meulenkamp Second round 2 5 3 19 15 42 22 11 120 33.33 93.31
 Mensur Suljović Second round 1 1 3 9 11 23 16 4 71 33.33 92.31
 Joe Cullen Second round 1 1 3 8 11 20 12 2 116 42.11 92.17
 Justin Pipe Second round 2 3 5 14 19 44 15 4 118 35.00 91.34
 Keegan Brown Second round 1 2 3 10 10 23 9 5 99 37.04 90.99
 Damon Heta Second round 2 3 5 12 12 48 7 3 100 30.00 90.76
 William O'Connor Second round 2 5 3 21 15 37 20 14 128 37.50 90.73
 Ritchie Edhouse Second round 2 3 4 16 16 40 26 5 106 28.57 90.66
 Mark McGeeney Second round 2 4 4 13 18 37 20 4 126 38.24 90.38
 José Justicia Second round 2 5 3 22 17 51 31 3 128 42.31 90.26
 Rob Cross Second round 1 0 3 2 9 15 5 3 36 15.38 89.64
 Kyle Anderson Second round 2 4 5 18 20 51 21 11 142 28.57 89.44
 Noel Malicdem Second round 2 5 3 21 19 50 24 10 107 39.62 89.42
 Darin Young Second round 2 5 4 18 20 47 28 11 160 40.00 89.26
 Ciarán Teehan Second round 2 5 3 18 17 27 22 11 91 33.33 88.24
 Callan Rydz Second round 2 5 5 18 21 38 22 8 160 38.30 88.19
 Danny Baggish Second round 2 4 5 20 21 49 28 6 100 42.55 87.93
 Cristo Reyes Second round 2 5 5 23 23 43 23 12 80 30.67 87.74
 Benito van de Pas Second round 2 5 5 20 22 47 21 6 158 39.22 86.69
 James Richardson Second round 2 3 5 15 19 36 25 5 106 32.61 84.78
 Jan Dekker Second round 2 3 4 14 19 33 16 5 118 32.56 84.59
 Harry Ward Second round 2 3 5 11 17 28 18 4 76 42.31 84.39
 Yuki Yamada Second round 2 3 4 12 17 32 18 2 124 26.09 84.06
 Raymond van Barneveld First round 1 1 3 8 9 17 16 5 96 30.77 96.13
 Jamie Hughes First round 1 2 3 12 12 24 22 5 130 38.71 95.47
 Gabriel Clemens First round 1 2 3 11 10 29 14 5 106 31.43 93.57
 Paul Lim First round 1 0 3 3 9 9 8 5 160 42.86 93.14
 Devon Petersen First round 1 1 3 8 12 25 17 5 94 28.57 92.60
 Kevin Burness First round 1 1 3 6 9 31 9 2 102 37.5 92.41
 Steve Lennon First round 1 2 3 8 9 17 16 4 128 25.00 91.92
 Keane Barry First round 1 0 3 5 9 19 15 3 72 33.33 91.72
 Ted Evetts First round 1 2 3 12 13 24 16 4 86 33.33 90.50
 Diogo Portela First round 1 0 3 2 9 12 9 0 51 66.67 90.46
 Nitin Kumar First round 1 0 3 4 9 15 11 3 80 66.67 90.14
 José de Sousa First round 1 0 3 9 21 9 0 3 84 34.29 90.01
 James Wilson First round 1 1 3 4 10 13 10 4 101 15.38 89.89
 Ben Robb First round 1 0 3 4 9 14 8 2 170 30.77 88.36
 Matt Campbell First round 1 1 3 7 10 16 3 3 147 41.18 88.33
 Ross Smith First round 1 0 3 5 9 16 7 5 154 25.00 87.67
 Benjamin Pratnemer First round 1 2 3 10 12 36 12 2 100 37.45 87.45
 Geert Nentjes First round 1 2 3 10 12 26 10 5 111 32.26 87.03
 Andy Boulton First round 1 2 3 11 13 23 9 9 130 44.00 85.12
 Mikuru Suzuki First round 1 2 3 10 12 40 15 2 151 33.33 84.91
 Matthew Edgar First round 1 0 3 2 9 14 3 0 75 40.00 84.78
 Boris Koltsov First round 1 1 3 7 11 20 10 2 85 31.82 84.53
 Lourence Ilagan First round 1 2 3 9 12 22 14 3 96 30.00 84.36
 Marko Kantele First round 1 0 3 3 9 16 8 1 52 20.00 83.91
 Ryan Joyce First round 1 2 3 10 11 22 9 3 116 27.03 83.37
 Zong Xiao Chen First round 1 2 3 9 12 25 9 2 80 32.14 83.16
 Madars Razma First round 1 2 3 8 9 13 7 3 105 36.36 83.12
 Arron Monk First round 1 0 3 3 9 12 10 0 74 23.08 82.56
 Rowby-John Rodriguez First round 1 0 3 3 9 17 2 1 80 14.29 81.34
 Ryan Meikle First round 1 1 3 8 11 18 10 2 102 28.57 81.00
 Robbie King First round 1 2 3 11 13 20 9 5 77 34.48 80.50
 Mickey Mansell First round 1 0 3 3 9 18 3 1 120 30.00 80.15
  1. ^ Please note this is not calculated properly for players playing more than one match and is not indicative of actual tournament averages.

Top averages

This table shows the highest averages achieved by players throughout the tournament.

# Player Round Average Result
1  Jeffrey de Zwaan R3 106.09 Won
2  Peter Wright QF 105.86 Won
3  Gerwyn Price R3 104.20 Won
4  Michael van Gerwen R4 104.09 Won
5  Dimitri Van den Bergh R2 103.81 Won
6  Michael van Gerwen F 102.88 Lost
7  Peter Wright F 102.79 Won
8  Dave Chisnall R3 101.75 Lost
9  Ryan Searle R2 101.54 Won
10  Chris Dobey R3 101.09 Won

Representation

This table shows the number of players by country in the 2020 PDC World Championship. A total of 28 nationalities were represented, sharing the record of the 2019 edition.

Scotland
SCO
Netherlands
NED
England
ENG
Wales
WAL
Belgium
BEL
Lithuania
LIT
Australia
AUS
Germany
GER
Northern Ireland
NIR
Japan
JPN
Poland
POL
Austria
AUT
Philippines
PHI
Spain
SPA
United States
USA
Republic of Ireland
IRL
Brazil
BRA
Canada
CAN
China
CHN
Finland
FIN
India
IND
Latvia
LAT
New Zealand
NZL
Portugal
POR
South Africa
RSA
Russia
RUS
Singapore
SIN
Slovenia
SVN
Total
Final 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Semi-final 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Quarter-final 1 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Round 4 2 2 7 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
Round 3 3 3 15 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32
Round 2 3 9 28 2 2 1 3 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 64
Round 1 0 7 20 0 1 1 3 2 3 3 0 2 2 2 2 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 64
Total 3 11 37 2 2 1 4 3 4 3 1 3 2 2 2 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 96

Media coverage

As with every previous PDC World Darts Championship, Sky Sports provided live coverage to the UK and Ireland. Sky Sports Darts, a temporary channel, broadcast all the games, with certain days simulcast on Sky Sports Main Event. BDO Ladies player Laura Turner and PDC player Devon Petersen joined the commentary team, alongside former players Wayne Mardle, John Part, Mark Webster and Rod Harrington, and commentators Rod Studd, Stuart Pyke, Nigel Pearson and David Croft. Dave Clark served as lead presenter, with Laura Woods and David Croft also hosting sessions.[57]

TalkSPORT held the national radio rights to the tournament, with the majority of their coverage to be held on talksport 2. The coverage was presented by Andy Goldstein & Ray Stubbs. Commentary was provided by Nigel Pearson, John Gwynne, Ian Danter, Chris Mason, Paul Nicholson and Chris Murphy.[58]

International broadcasters included DAZN in the United States and RTL in the Netherlands.[59]

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