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The 2012 William Hill Grand Slam of Darts, was the sixth staging of the tournament, organised by the Professional Darts Corporation. The event took place from 10–18 November 2012 at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England.

2012 William Hill Grand Slam of Darts
Tournament information
Dates10–18 November 2012
VenueWolverhampton Civic Hall
LocationWolverhampton
Country England
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£400,000
Winners share£100,000
High checkout170 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen (4x)
170 Netherlands Wesley Harms
Champion(s)
Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
«2011 2013»

Phil Taylor was the defending champion, but was beaten in the Last 16 by Michael van Gerwen, who went on to make the final, but lost 16–14 to Raymond van Barneveld.

Prize MoneyEdit

Position (num. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £400,000)
Winner (1) £100,000
Runner-up (1) £50,000
Semi-finalists (2) £25,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £15,000
Last 16 (Second round) (8) £7,500
Third in group (8) £5,000
Fourth in group (8) £2,500
Group winner bonus (8) £2,500

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying TournamentsEdit

Players in italics had already qualified for the event.[1]

Note: Players in italics had already qualified for the tournament.
The PDC have decided to no longer invite Martin Adams to the Grand Slam due to his decision to turn down three consecutive invitations in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Other Methods of QualificationEdit

PDC Unicorn Youth Tour Order of MeritEdit

  Arron Monk qualified as the highest ranked player on the PDC Unicorn Youth Tour Order of Merit.

Qualified PlayersEdit

PoolsEdit

Draw and resultsEdit

Group stageEdit

[2]

All matches first-to-5/best of 9
NB in Brackets: Number = Seeds; BDO = BDO Darts player; RQ = Ranking Qualifier NB: P = Played; W = Won; L = Lost; LF = Legs For; LA = Legs Against; +/- = Plus/Minus Record, in relation to legs; Average – 3-dart average; Pts = Points; Q = Qualified for K.O. phase

Knockout stageEdit

Second round (best of 19 legs)
15–16 November
[9][10]
Quarter-finals (best of 31 legs)
17 November
[11]
Semi-finals (best of 31 legs)
18 November
[12]
Final (best of 31 legs)
18 November
[13]
            
A1   Scott Waites (BDO) 103.67 10
B2   Robert Thornton 102.42 8
A1   Scott Waites (BDO) 98.04 12
B1   Michael van Gerwen (8) 106.63 16
B1   Michael van Gerwen (8) 108.38 10
A2   Phil Taylor (1) 104.89 5
B1   Michael van Gerwen (8) 101.83 16
C1   Dean Winstanley 98.94 8
C1   Dean Winstanley 94.73 10
D2   Arron Monk (RQ) 93.46 5
C1   Dean Winstanley 90.45 16
C2   Kevin Painter 91.78 12
D1   Mervyn King 89.63 5
C2   Kevin Painter 91.10 10
B1   Michael van Gerwen (8) 98.55 14
H1   Raymond van Barneveld 95.79 16
E1   John Part 89.10 10
F2   Brendan Dolan 85.40 6
E1   John Part 90.19 12
F1   Andy Hamilton (7) 95.37 16
F1   Andy Hamilton (7) 98.76 10
E2   Gary Anderson 101.90 9
F1   Andy Hamilton (7) 95.87 10
H1   Raymond van Barneveld 97.54 16
G1   Wes Newton (6) 93.71 9
H2   Christian Kist (BDO,3) 89.78 10
H2   Christian Kist (BDO,3) 93.05 10
H1   Raymond van Barneveld 100.57 16
H1   Raymond van Barneveld 104.56 10
G2   Wesley Harms (BDO) 97.50 4

Scores after player's names are three-dart averages (total points scored divided by darts thrown and multiplied by 3)

StatisticsEdit

Player Eliminated Played Legs Won Legs Lost 100+ 140+ 180s High Checkout 3-dart Average
  Raymond van Barneveld Winner 7 72 45 148 84 35 156 96.29
  Michael van Gerwen Final 7 71 46 145 92 35 170 100.12
  Andy Hamilton Semi-finals 6 51 44 117 59 17 152 94.14
  Dean Winstanley Semi-finals 6 48 41 107 66 20 142 94.00
  Scott Waites Quarter-finals 5 35 32 73 55 23 148 100.12
  Christian Kist Quarter-finals 5 34 36 78 38 19 128 90.66
  Kevin Painter Quarter-finals 5 36 33 89 46 12 121 90.38
  John Part Quarter-finals 5 36 33 89 35 2 121 84.73
  Phil Taylor Second round 4 17 18 53 26 1 164 98.93
  Gary Anderson Second round 4 23 23 65 27 17 130 96.94
  Wes Newton Second round 4 24 16 60 20 14 164 94.85
  Mervyn King Second round 4 20 16 49 29 4 126 94.68
  Wesley Harms Second round 4 16 19 53 26 6 170 93.38
  Robert Thornton Second round 4 21 19 57 33 5 90 93.16
  Brendan Dolan Second round 4 17 17 49 20 4 123 87.78
  Arron Monk Second round 4 18 17 48 24 5 126 86.25
  Simon Whitlock Group stage 3 11 11 25 13 7 96 91.81
  Mark Walsh Group stage 3 10 13 25 12 5 164 85.84
  Co Stompé Group stage 3 7 12 22 12 2 67 91.00
  Mark Webster Group stage 3 9 13 31 12 3 131 90.13
  Paul Nicholson Group stage 3 11 10 30 12 4 88 90.75
  Terry Jenkins Group stage 3 9 12 24 12 8 78 90.49
  James Wade Group stage 3 8 11 25 16 2 116 89.73
  Tony O'Shea Group stage 3 13 14 36 15 9 100 88.54
  Adrian Lewis Group stage 3 11 14 28 14 4 147 87.34
  Ted Hankey Group stage 3 5 13 21 9 4 161 78.35
  Steve Beaton Group stage 3 9 15 33 13 6 124 92.00
  Wayne Jones Group stage 3 8 15 31 12 6 116 88.69
  James Hubbard Group stage 3 7 15 27 7 5 100 88.14
  Martin Phillips Group stage 3 6 15 29 13 3 61 85.62
  Jan Dekker Group stage 3 3 15 10 5 2 72 76.43
  Barrie Bates Group stage 3 2 15 19 6 1 59 75.31

Source: Match reports in the draw

BroadcastingEdit

Sky Sports provided television coverage of the event in the United Kingdom, Fox Sports in Australia, OSN across the Middle East and it was available online and partially televised on RTL7 in the Netherlands.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 Grand Slam Of Darts Qualifiers". Darts Database. Retrieved 11 November 2012.
  2. ^ a b "William Hill Grand Slam Schedule". PDC. Archived from the original on 18 January 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d "William Hill Grand Slam Day One". PDC. 13 November 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-11-13. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d "William Hill Grand Slam - Sunday Evening". PDC. Archived from the original on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "William Hill Grand Slam – Tuesday". PDC. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  6. ^ a b c d "William Hill Grand Slam – Sunday Afternoon". PDC. Archived from the original on 15 November 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2012.
  7. ^ a b c d "William Hill Grand Slam – Monday". PDC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-15. Retrieved 13 November 2012.
  8. ^ a b c d "William Hill Grand Slam – Wednesday". PDC. Archived from the original on 17 November 2012. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
  9. ^ "William Hill Grand Slam – Thursday". PDC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-17. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  10. ^ "William Hill Grand Slam – Friday". PDC. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  11. ^ "William Hill Grand Slam Quarter-Finals". PDC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-19. Retrieved 17 November 2012.
  12. ^ "William Hill Grand Slam Semi-Finals". PDC. Retrieved 19 November 2012.
  13. ^ "Brilliant Barney's Grand Slam Triumph!". PDC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-22. Retrieved 19 November 2012.

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