First Round Jerry Hendriks 6-2 Mensur Suljovic Mark Webster 4-6 Andree Welge Justin Pipe 3-6 Brendan Dolan Andy Hamilton 6-0 Paul Nicholson Wes Newton 6-0 Tomas Seyler Phil Taylor 6-3 Magnus Caris Mervyn King 4-6 Kevin Painter Ronnie Baxter 6-1 Michael Rosenauer Michael van Gerwen 6-5 Andy Smith Richie Burnett 6-3 Co Stompe Dave Chisnall 6-3 Gino Vos Simon Whitlock 6-2 Mark Walsh James Wade 3-6 Colin Lloyd Adrian Lewis 0-6 Ian White Terry Jenkins 1-6 Raymond van Barneveld Kim Huybrechts 6-4 Vincent van der Voort Second Round Andree Welge 5-10 Brendan Dolan Andy Hamilton 10-8 Ronnie Baxter Wes Newton 10-5 Kevin Painter Phil Taylor 10-7 Jerry Hendriks Simon Whitlock 10-5 Dave Chisnall Raymond van Barneveld 10-9 Michael van Gerwen Ian White 5-10 Kim Huybrechts Colin Lloyd 10-8 Richie Burnett Quarter-Finals Andy Hamilton 7-10 Wes Newton Phil Taylor 6-10 Brendan Dolan Kim Huybrechts 10-8 Raymond van Barneveld Simon Whitlock 10-7 Colin Lloyd Semi-Finals Brendan Dolan 9-11 Wes Newton Kim Huybrechts 9-11 Simon Whitlock Final Wes Newton 5-11 Simon Whitlock
The European Darts Championships was first played in Südbahnhof in Frankfurt, Germany and featured a prize fund of £200,000. This inaugural event was televised by ITV4 and featured 32 players, the top 16 in the Order of Merit (OoM), 8 qualifiers each from the Players Championship Order of Merit (PCOoM) and the European Order of Merit (EOoM). Phil Taylor won the first event beating Adrian Lewis in the final, the tournament moved then to the Claus Hotel & Event Center in Hoofddorp, Netherlands for 2009 where Phil Taylor was again the champion this time defeating Steve Beaton in the final which was not televised, but featured one of the highest Major event averages when Phil Taylor defeated Gary Anderson 10-3 with an 118.14 average.
The Tournament returned to Germany in 2010, when it was held in the city of Dinslaken with televised coverage by Bravo TV.
It remained in Germany in 2011 and the continued sponsorship by partpoker.net is still on board and will return to being screened by ITV4. The 2012 event will be screened live by ESPN from Muelheim, Germany with Phil Taylor looking to take a 5th consequetive title.
|2008||Phil Taylor 104.35||11-5||Adrian Lewis 96.56||PartyPoker.net||£200,000||£50,000||Frankfurt|
|2009||Phil Taylor 109.35||11-3||Steve Beaton 97.16||PartyPoker.net||£200,000||£50,000||Hoofddorp|
|2010||Phil Taylor 105.74||11-1||Wayne Jones 94.64||PartyPoker.net||£200,000||£50,000||Dinslaken|
|2011||Phil Taylor 109.29||11-8||Adrian Lewis 98.72||PartyPoker.net||£200,000||£50,000||Dusseldorf|
|2012||Simon Whitlock 97.34||11-5||Wes Newton 92.27||PartyPoker.net||£200,000||£50,000||Muelheim|