2019 PDC World Cup of Darts
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2019 PDC World Cup of Darts
2019 BetVictor World Cup of Darts
Tournament information
Dates6-9 June 2019
VenueBarclaycard Arena
LocationHamburg
Country Germany
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£350,000
Winners share£70,000
High checkout160 Czech Republic Karel Sedlá?ek
Champion(s)
«2018 2020»

The 2019 BetVictor World Cup of Darts was the ninth edition of the PDC World Cup of Darts. It took place from 6-9 June 2019 at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany.

The Dutch pairing of Michael van Gerwen and Raymond van Barneveld were the reigning champions, after beating the Scottish duo Peter Wright and Gary Anderson 3-1 in the 2018 final. Although Van Gerwen was able to defend his title, Jermaine Wattimena was selected ahead of Van Barneveld for the Netherlands. However, they lost 2-1 to the Republic of Ireland in the semi-finals.

Wright and Anderson of Scotland won their first World Cup, defeating the Republic of Ireland team of William O'Connor and Steve Lennon 3-1 in the final.[1][2]


Format

The tournament will remain at 32 teams this year, with the top 8 teams being seeded and the remaining 24 teams being unseeded in the first round. Like last year, there are no groups in 2019 with the tournament being a straight knockout.

First round: Best of nine legs doubles.
Second round, quarter and semi-finals: Two best of seven legs singles matches. If the scores are tied a best of seven legs doubles match will settle the match.
Final: Three points needed to win the title. Two best of seven legs singles matches are played followed by a best of seven doubles match. If necessary, one or two best of seven legs singles matches in reverse order are played to determine the champion.

Prize money

Total prize money will rise to £350,000, £50,000 more than last year.[3]

The prize money will be per team:

Position (no. of teams) Prize Money
(Total: £350,000)
Winners (1) £70,000
Runners-Up (1) £40,000
Semi-finalists (2) £24,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £16,000
Last 16  (Second round) (8) £8,000
Last 32  (First round) (16) £4,000

Teams and seedings

The competing nations were confirmed on 29 March, with the only change from 2018 being the Philippines replacing Thailand.[4] Later on 8 May, it was confirmed that Lithuania would replace Switzerland. The teams were fully confirmed on 12 May.[5] On 5 June, it was confirmed that China's Qingyu Zhan was to be replaced by Yuanjun Liu due to a passport issue.[6]

The Top 8 nations based on combined Order of Merit rankings on 12 May were seeded.

Results

Draw


6-7 June

(best of 3 matches)
8 June

(best of 3 matches)
9 June

(best of 3 matches)
9 June

(best of 5 matches)
9 June
               
1  England 91.53 5
 Philippines 87.59 1
1  England 98.70 0
 Ireland 101.75 2
   Ireland 87.24 5
 Greece 84.28 1
 Ireland 84.73 2
8  Austria 85.82 1
8  Austria 92.87 5
 Russia 95.12 3
8  Austria 100.90 2
 United States 85.91 0
   China 76.06 1
 United States 79.21 5
 Ireland 91.64 2
4 1
5  Australia 86.68 5
 Finland 85.31 4
5  Australia 84.28 0
 Canada 86.77 2
   Italy 95.47 3
 Canada 97.56 5
 Canada 84.28 1
4 2
4  Netherlands 92.78 5
 Spain 84.85 0
4  Netherlands 91.86 2
 Poland 90.66 0
   Poland 92.33 5
 Czech Republic 84.11 2
 Ireland 91.57 1
2 3
2  Scotland 101.55 5
 Denmark 82.75 0
2  Scotland 93.26 2
 Sweden 76.52 0
   Brazil 78.43 1
 Sweden 83.28 5
2  Scotland 105.35 2
7  Belgium 101.77 0
7  Belgium 91.04 5
 Hong Kong 91.10 1
7  Belgium 87.17 2
 Germany 81.17 0
   Hungary 73.92 1
 Germany 87.09 5
2 2
0
6 4
 South Africa 79.35 5
  1
2
   New Zealand 87.15 5
 Lithuania 79.12 1
  0
 Japan 88.46 2
3  Wales 83.22 3
 Singapore 92.51 5
   Singapore 82.95 0
 Japan 86.67 2
   Gibraltar 77.80 4
 Japan 78.63 5

Second round

Two best of seven legs singles matches. If the scores were tied a best of seven legs doubles match settled the match.

 England (1)  Ireland Legs Matches
Steve Lennon 88.39 3-4 0-1
1-4 0-2
Result 0-2
 Austria (8)  United States Legs Matches
4-1 1-0
4-0 2-0
Result 2-0
 Canada Legs Matches
3-4 0-1
3-4 0-2
Result 0-2
Legs Matches
4-2 1-0
4-1 2-0
Result 2-0
Legs Matches
4-0 1-0
4-2 2-0
Result 2-0
Legs Matches
4-3 1-0
Max Hopp 76.19 4-0 2-0
Result 2-0
Legs Matches
0-4 0-1
4-0 1-1
2-4 1-2
Result 1-2
 Singapore  Japan Legs Matches
Paul Lim 81.21 3-4 0-1
2-4 0-2
Result 0-2

Quarter-finals

Two best of seven legs singles matches. If the scores were tied a best of seven legs doubles match settled the match.

 Ireland  Austria (8) Legs Matches
Steve Lennon 82.26 Zoran Lerchbacher 81.71 4-1 1-0
William O'Connor 84.80 Mensur Suljovi? 96.97 0-4 1-1
Lennon & O'Connor 87.13 Suljovi? & Lerchbacher 78.77 4-0 2-1
Result 2-1
 Canada  Netherlands (4) Legs Matches
Dawson Murschell 84.75 Michael van Gerwen 84.82 4-2 1-0
Jim Long 80.28 Jermaine Wattimena 86.37 2-4 1-1
Murschell & Long 87.82 Van Gerwen & Wattimena 95.58 1-4 1-2
Result 1-2
 Belgium (7) Legs Matches
Gary Anderson 100.41 Kim Huybrechts 99.99 4-2 1-0
Peter Wright 110.29 Dimitri Van den Bergh 103.54 4-2 2-0
Result 2-0
 Japan Legs Matches
Cody Harris 81.48 Seigo Asada 92.11 1-4 0-1
Haupai Puha 79.26 Haruki Muramatsu 84.81 3-4 0-2
Result 0-2

Semi-finals

Two best of seven legs singles matches. If the scores are tied a best of seven legs doubles match will settle the match.

 Ireland  Netherlands (4) Legs Matches
Steve Lennon 88.91 Michael van Gerwen 93.46 3-4 0-1
William O'Connor 85.82 Jermaine Wattimena 75.96 4-1 1-1
Lennon & O'Connor 100.20 Van Gerwen & Wattimena 90.84 4-0 2-1
Result 2-1
 Scotland (2)  Japan Legs Matches
Gary Anderson 100.48 Seigo Asada 100.16 4-2 1-0
Peter Wright 89.13 Haruki Muramatsu 74.07 4-1 2-0
Result 2-0

Final

Three match wins were needed to win the title. Two best of seven legs singles matches followed by a best of seven doubles match. If necessary, one or two best of seven legs reverse singles matches were played to determine the champion.

Legs Matches
Steve Lennon 98.93 Gary Anderson 94.71 4-2 1-0
William O'Connor 92.79 Peter Wright 96.73 2-4 1-1
Lennon & O'Connor 83.47 Anderson & Wright 96.97 0-4 1-2
Steve Lennon 91.08 Peter Wright 98.60 1-4 1-3
Result 1-3

References

  1. ^ "World Cup of Darts results: Scotland's Gary Anderson and Peter Wright win the title for the first time". Sporting Life. 9 June 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Scotland beat Republic of Ireland to win the 2019 World Cup of Darts". Sky Sports. 9 June 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ Allen, Dave. "Prize Money Soars Above £14m In 2019". PDC. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "Philippines Return As World Cup Nations Confirmed". PDC.
  5. ^ "2019 BetVictor World Cup Teams Announced". PDC.
  6. ^ "Liu Replaces Zhan For China". PDC.

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