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2021 PDC World Darts Championship Prize Money

2019 PDC World Darts Championship Prize Money

PDC World Darts Championship Prize Money 2021

World Darts Championship Prize Money? 2021 World Darts Championship Prize Money? 2021 World Darts Championship Prize Money? Would you like to know how much money there is to be made in darts? How much professional darts players get paid? Well, we will give you a break down of the world darts championship prize money – the most notable competition in this sport!

The 2020 William Hill World Darts Championship was the 27th World Championship organized by the Professional Darts Corporation since it separated from the British Darts Organization. It was held in Alexandra Palace in London from 13 December 2019 to 1 January 2020.

In the greatest update since 2006, when 16 additional members were included, the number of members was extended from 72 to 96. The best 32 from the PDC Order of Merit contended with the 32 most noteworthy positioned players on the PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit and 32 qualifiers from around the globe, including two female darts players. The competition length was thus expanded from six to seven rounds, while the initial round was dropped. The competition was played in 28 sessions (an expansion of six sessions more than 2018) over the 20-day time frame with four rest days included for both Christmas and furthermore New Year’s Eve, with 95 matches played.

Rob Cross, the defending champion ultimately lost 4–2 to Luke Humphries in the fourth round as Michael van Gerwen won his third world title with a 7–3 triumph over Michael Smith. It was the first PDC World Championship without Phil Taylor, and the first run through Taylor had not played in either World Championship since 1989. 2004 second place Kevin Painter was additionally a striking truant, neglecting to fit the bill just because since 1997, when he was a BDO player.

2020 PDC World Darts Championship Prize Money

PDC Darts Championship Rewards

The prize money for the tournament was £2,500,000 in total, £700,000 more than 2018. The winner’s prize money was £500,000, adding £100,000 to the previous year’s winners share –

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

2020 Winner Of The Tournament

The final was held on New Year’s Day 2020 and van Gerwen won the first two legs. Peter Wright got the advantage early on, winning 3-2 and 3-2 in his first two sets. Michael van Gerwen was disappointed to have missed a bullseye but then he came back to grab the third and fourth set 3-0 and 3-2. It was a constant to and fro as Wright won the first leg. Van Gergwen missed double-12 but still managed to win the second leg and eventually fell in the third. Peter’s double-10 handed him his first world championship title.

Final: Best of 13 sets.
Referee: Russ Bray
Alexandra Palace, London, England, 1 January 2020.
(1) Michael van Gerwen 3 – 7  Peter Wright (7)
2–3, 1–33–0, 3–2, 1–3, 0–33–1, 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)

World Darts Grands Prix Prize Money Breakdown

The World Grand Prix takes place between 6-12 October at the CityWest in Dublin.
Michael van Gerwen is the defending World Grand Prix champion and the prize money has increased from £400,000 to £450,000. This means that the winner’s prize fund goes from £100,000 to £110,000. The runner-up will claim £50,000 compared to £45,000 before. Semi-finalists will get £25,000 compared to £23,500.

The breakdown goes down to the first round where it goes up to £6,000 from £5,000 meaning an overall increase in every end position –

Position (num. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £450,000)
Winner (1) £110,000
Runner-Up (1) £50,000
Semi-finalists (2) £25,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £16,000
Second round losers (8) £10,000
First round losers (16) £6,000

PDC Prize Money Inflation

“This is another huge step forward for players on the PDC circuit,” said PDC Chairman Barry Hearn. “We had already expanded the World Championship to 96 players an record levels of prize money and announced that all 128 Tour Card Holders will compete in the UK Open, and it’s fantastic to increase prize money across our other Premier events and the European Tour.

“A PDC Tour Card really now is a Golden Ticket, and unprecedented rewards are now available for successful players. We’ve already seen an increased field at the European Qualifying School and are all set for a hugely competitive UK Qualifying School later this month ahead of an eagerly-anticipated 2019 on the PDC circuit.”

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