2018 Brisbane Darts Masters

The 2018 Brisbane Darts Masters was the inaugural staging of the tournament by the Professional Darts Corporation, as a sixth and final entry in the 2018 World Series of Darts. The tournament featured 16 players (eight PDC players facing eight regional qualifiers) and was held at the BCEC in Brisbane from 17–19 August 2018.

2018 Brisbane Darts Masters
Tournament information
Dates17–19 August 2018
VenueBCEC
LocationBrisbane
Country Australia
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£60,000
Winner's share£20,000
High checkout170 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
170 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
Champion(s)
England Rob Cross
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Rob Cross became the inaugural champion in Brisbane, after defeating Michael van Gerwen 11–6 in the final.

Prize moneyEdit

The total prize fund was £60,000.

Position (no. of players) Prize money
(Total: £60,000)
Winner (1) £20,000
Runner-up (1) £10,000
Semi-finalists (2) £5,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £2,500
First round (8) £1,250

QualifiersEdit

The eight invited PDC representatives, (seeded according to the 2018 World Series of Darts Order of Merit) are:

  1.   Peter Wright (Semi-finals)
  2.   Michael van Gerwen (Runner-up)
  3.   Gary Anderson (Quarter-finals)
  4.   Rob Cross (Champion)
  5.   Michael Smith (First round)
  6.   Raymond van Barneveld (Semi-finals)
  7.   Simon Whitlock (First round)
  8.   Kyle Anderson (Quarter-finals)

The regional qualifiers are:[1]

Qualification Player
Wildcard   Corey Cadby (Quarter-finals)
2018 DPA World Series Order of Merit (First place)   Tim Pusey (First round)
2018 DPA World Series Order of Merit (Second place)   Raymond Smith (Quarter-finals)
DPNZ Qualifier   Mark Cleaver (First round)[2]
Winner of DPA Qualifier 1   Damon Heta (First round)[3]
Winner of DPA Qualifier 2   Gordon Mathers (First round)[4]
Winner of DPA Qualifier 3   Barry Gardner (First round)[5]
Winner of DPA Qualifier 4   Justin Thompson (First round)[6]

DrawEdit

[7]

First round
(best of 11 legs)
17 August
[8]
Quarter-finals
(best of 19 legs)
18 August
[9]
Semi-finals
(best of 21 legs)
19 August
Final
(best of 21 legs)
19 August
            
1   Peter Wright 100.37 6
  Justin Thompson 89.90 2
1   Peter Wright 101.91 10
  Raymond Smith 87.71 4
    Michael Smith 87.62 1
  Raymond Smith 98.35 6
1   Peter Wright 101.04 8
4   Rob Cross 95.79 11
4   Rob Cross 95.80 6
  Tim Pusey 91.47 2
4   Rob Cross 101.02 10
  Corey Cadby 90.80 4
    Simon Whitlock 93.61 5
  Corey Cadby 96.20 6
4   Rob Cross 103.81 11
2   Michael van Gerwen 98.41 6
2   Michael van Gerwen 99.15 6
  Mark Cleaver 85.16 2
2   Michael van Gerwen 98.44 10
  Kyle Anderson 91.60 3
    Kyle Anderson 98.77 6
  Barry Gardner 78.48 2
2   Michael van Gerwen 96.81 11
  Raymond van Barneveld 93.91 9
3   Gary Anderson 94.99 6
  Damon Heta 94.60 5
3   Gary Anderson 96.13 8
  Raymond van Barneveld 93.70 10
    Raymond van Barneveld 90.54 6
  Gordon Mathers 75.35 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Harris Amondst Quartet Confirmed For Auckland". PDC. 24 June 2018.
  2. ^ Allen, Dave. "Puha & Cleaver Seal World Series Spots". PDC. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  3. ^ Phillips, Josh. "Heta Secures Double World Series Qualification". PDC. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  4. ^ Phillips, Josh. "Mathers and Bonser Claim World Series Spots". PDC. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  5. ^ Phillips, Josh. "O'Donnell and Gardner Book World Series Places". PDC. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  6. ^ Phillips, Josh. "Melbourne and Brisbane Fields Finalised". PDC. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  7. ^ Allen, Dave. "2018 Brisbane Darts Masters Draw". PDC. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  8. ^ Allen, Dave. "2018 Brisbane Darts Masters Day One". PDC. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  9. ^ Allen, Dave. "2018 Brisbane Darts Masters Day Two". PDC. Retrieved 18 August 2018.