Grand Slam of Darts
The current status of the Bwin Grand Slam 2018
bwin will continue into their second year as title sponsor to the Grand Slam of Darts to back November’s cross-code event from the Alderley Leisure Village in Wolverhampton.
This year’s Grand Slam of Darts, to be held from November 10th-18th. Prize money for the bwin Grand Slam of Darts is £450,000 in 2018, with the first prize rising to £110,000 for the eventual champion following the nine days of action.
The bwin Grand Slam of Darts will be broadcast live on Sky Sports from November 10th-18th. Tickets for the bwin Grand Slam of Darts will go on sale later in 2018 Full details will be announced at www.pdc.tv/tickets once confirmed.
Cut Off Date:
November 5th 2018
Top 8 qualified from Order of Merit (one drawn per group)
(Invited in the following order up to a maximum of 16 players)
2017/18 PDC World Champion; Rob Cross
2017 Grand Slam Champion; Michael van Gerwen
2018 Premier League Champion; Michael van Gerwen
2018 World Matchplay Champion; TBC
2018 World Grand Prix Champion; TBC
2018 World Youth Championship; Dimitri van den Bergh
2018 Masters Champion; Michael van Gerwen
2018 UK Open Champion; Gary Anderson
2018 European Champion; TBC
2018 Players Championship Champion; Michael van Gerwen
2018 Champions League Champion; TBC
2018 World Series of Darts Finals Champion; TBC
2018 World Cup winners; Michael van Gerwen & Raymond van Barneveld
2017/18 PDC World Championship runner-up; Phil Taylor N/A
2017 Grand Slam runner-up; Peter Wright
2018 Premier League runner-up; Michael Smith
2018 World Matchplay runner-up; TBC
2018 World Grand Prix runner-up; TBC
2018 World Youth Championship Runner-Up; Josh Payne
2018 Masters runner-up; Raymond van Barneveld
2018 UK Open runner-up; Corey Cadby
2018 European Championship runner-up; TBC
2017 Players Championship runner-up; Jonny Clayton
2018 Champions League runner-up; TBC
2018 World Series of Darts Finals runner-up; TBC
2018 World Cup runners-up; Gary Anderson & Peter Wright
This list can produce a maximum of 28 players. If it produces more than 16 players, they shall be taken in order as listed above and no further players shall qualify automatically.
If it produces fewer than 16 places then additional places shall be filled from the reserve list in the following order: OoM rankings will be as per cut off date.
European Tour Events:
3-Jeffrey de Zwaan
UK Open Qualifiers:
BDO Qualifiers 8 Criteria TBC:
World Champion – Glen Durrant
World Master – N/A
World Trophy – Glen Durrant
The remaining BDO invites up to 8 will be based on the next highest in the BDO rankings on cut off date at the end of September 2018.
The 24 competing PDC players shall be ordered in three pots of eight players each, determined in Order of Merit order after the Grand Slam qualifier.
The eight BDO qualifiers shall be drawn randomly, one placed in each group.
Roll of Honour
|2012||Raymond van Barneveld|
|2015||Michael van Gerwen|
|2016||Michael van Gerwen|
|2017||Michael van Gerwen|
2018 Prize Money TBC
|Second Round Losers||£10,000|
|Third in Group||£5,000|
|Fourth in Group||£3,000|
|Group Winner Bonus||£2,500|