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The 2014 Singha Beer Grand Slam of Darts, was the eighth staging of the tournament, organised by the Professional Darts Corporation. The event took place from 8–16 November 2014 at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England.

2014 Singha Beer Grand Slam of Darts
Tournament information
Dates8–16 November 2014
VenueWolverhampton Civic Hall
LocationWolverhampton
Country England
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£400,000
Winners share£100,000
Nine-dart finishBelgium Kim Huybrechts
High checkout170 England Robbie Green
170 England James Wade
170 England Dave Chisnall
Champion(s)
England Phil Taylor
«2013 2015»

Phil Taylor was the defending champion and won the title for the a sixth and final time by defeating Dave Chisnall 16–13 in the final.[1][2]

In his quarter-final victory over Michael van Gerwen, Belgian player Kim Huybrechts threw a nine-dart finish, only the second in the event's history, and the first ever nine-darter on TV by a Belgian player.[3]

Prize MoneyEdit

Position (num. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £400,000)[4]
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. For the first time, winners of the European Tour events were invited to the Grand Slam of Darts. [5]

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

Wigan QualifiersEdit

To fill the field to 32 contestants, a Grand Slam Qualifier was held on 3 November.[6]

Qualified PlayersEdit

PoolsEdit

DrawEdit

Group stageEdit

[8][9][10][11][12]

All matches first-to-5/best of 9 legs
NB in Brackets: Number = Seeds; BDO = BDO Darts player; Q = 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)
12–13 November
[13][14]
Quarter-finals (best of 31 legs)
14–15 November
[3][15]
Semi-finals (best of 31 legs)
16 November
[16]
Final (best of 31 legs)
16 November
[17]
            
A1   Michael van Gerwen (1) 88.64 10
B2   Terry Jenkins 85.66 4
A1   Michael van Gerwen (1) 103.87 10
A2   Kim Huybrechts 104.83 16
B1   Alan Norris (BDO,8) 90.39 5
A2   Kim Huybrechts 97.92 10
A2   Kim Huybrechts 97.36 15
C1   Dave Chisnall 96.64 16
C1   Dave Chisnall 91.55 10
D2   Robbie Green (BDO) 84.13 3
C1   Dave Chisnall 96.64 16
C2   Keegan Brown 97.68 14
D1   Raymond van Barneveld (4) 91.46 7
C2   Keegan Brown 97.95 10
C1   Dave Chisnall 98.02 13
E1   Phil Taylor (2) 102.45 16
E1   Phil Taylor (2) 101.70 10
F2   Peter Wright (7) 99.05 4
E1   Phil Taylor (2) 107.28 16
F1   Michael Smith 86.45 3
F1   Michael Smith 99.97 10
E2   Christian Kist 89.12 5
E1   Phil Taylor (2) 101.61 16
G1   Mervyn King 94.84 9
G1   Mervyn King 94.12 10
H2   Gary Anderson 96.32 4
G1   Mervyn King 96.01 16
H1   Stephen Bunting (3) 96.54 9
H1   Stephen Bunting (3) 98.24 10
G2   James Wade (6) 95.45 8

StatisticsEdit

[18]

Player Eliminated Played Legs Won Legs Lost 100+ 140+ 180s High Checkout 3-dart Average
  Phil Taylor Winner 7 73 33 160 70 28 140 103.82
  Dave Chisnall Runner-up 7 67 55 151 81 39 170 96.57
  Mervyn King Semi-finals 6 50 41 129 54 24 164 92.68
  Kim Huybrechts Semi-finals 6 53 39 105 70 33 155 98.38
  Stephen Bunting Quarter-finals 5 34 29 77 52 12 145 97.55
  Keegan Brown Quarter-finals 5 35 32 95 53 17 130 97.30
  Michael van Gerwen Quarter-finals 5 35 26 70 40 17 141 96.74
  Michael Smith Quarter-finals 5 28 28 55 35 18 127 94.04
  Gary Anderson Second round 4 16 16 43 26 10 106 97.44
  Peter Wright Second round 4 18 20 56 26 10 135 95.78
  James Wade Second round 4 22 17 70 24 5 170 94.02
  Christian Kist Second round 4 16 18 39 25 6 85 93.30
  Raymond van Barneveld Second round 4 22 19 54 31 7 136 91.50
  Alan Norris Second round 4 18 22 35 31 6 164 91.35
  Robbie Green Second round 4 16 21 40 28 9 170 90.24
  Terry Jenkins Second round 4 15 18 52 17 5 116 88.76
  Simon Whitlock Group stage 3 10 13 34 14 7 86 97.24
  Andy Hamilton Group stage 3 10 12 24 19 4 96 96.45
  Jamie Caven Group stage 3 8 15 25 29 3 129 93.93
  Robert Thornton Group stage 3 6 15 31 12 5 161 93.12
  Rowby-John Rodriguez Group stage 3 9 12 24 8 7 127 92.76
  Vincent van der Voort Group stage 3 13 12 29 15 8 158 91.20
  Adrian Lewis Group stage 3 8 12 20 12 4 80 90.97
  Scott Waites Group stage 3 11 13 33 9 5 126 90.21
  Brendan Dolan Group stage 3 6 15 31 12 2 106 90.04
  Darren Webster Group stage 3 7 15 30 20 3 64 89.62
  Wesley Harms Group stage 3 6 13 25 14 2 156 89.27
  Ronny Huybrechts Group stage 3 8 14 28 15 3 81 88.43
  Tony O'Shea Group stage 3 10 13 32 11 8 104 88.19
  Jan Dekker Group stage 3 7 12 21 8 3 124 84.83
  Dean Winstanley Group stage 3 6 15 29 11 2 116 82.29
  Richie George Group stage 3 3 15 20 8 3 72 81.76

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