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Last updated: 07 Dec 2023
Gary Emmerson 07 Dec 2023
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  • The 2022 PDC World Matchplay take place from July 16-24
  • The event is taking place at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool
  • 32 players compete in the prestigious matchplay tournament
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The 2024 PDC World Championship is being played from December 15 to January 3 and takes place at Alexandra Palace in London.

The biggest event of the season, Michael Smith bids to defend the title he won when defeating Michael Van Gerwen 7-4 in the 30th edition.

Darts' biggest event once again sees 96 players competing for The Sid Waddell Trophy and £2.5m in prize money either side of Christmas and the New Year.

Who will take the biggest prize in the sport? 

PDC World Championship Schedule


Day
Date
Events
1Friday, 15 DecemberFirst & Second Round Matches
2Saturday, 16 DecemberFirst & Second Round Matches
3Sunday, 17 DecemberFirst & Second Round Matches
4Monday, 18 DecemberFirst & Second Round Matches
5Tuesday, 19 DecemberFirst & Second Round Matches
6Wednesday, 20 DecemberFirst & Second Round Matches
7Thursday, 21 DecemberFirst & Second Round Matches
8Friday, 22 DecemberSecond Round Matches
9Saturday, 23 DecemberSecond Round Matches
10Wednesday, 27 DecemberThird Round Matches
11Thursday, 28 DecemberThird Round Matches
12Friday, 29 DecemberThird & Fourth Round Matches
13Saturday, 30 DecemberFourth Round Matches
14Monday, 1 JanuaryQuarter-Finals
15Tuesday, 2 JanuarySemi-Finals
16Wednesday, 3 JanuaryFinal

PDC World Championship Format


There are 96 players that qualify for the tournament including the top 32 from the PDC Order of Merit, the 32 highest-ranked players on the PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit and 32 qualifiers from around the world.

The top 32 from the PDC Order of Merit all start in the second round. The 32 highest-ranked players on the PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit and 32 qualifiers from around the world start in the first round.

A tie-break will be in operation in all round from the second round onwards, where the final set must be won by two clear legs. If the score reaches five-all, the 11th leg will be a sudden-death leg.

RoundFormat
First Round
Best of 5 sets (no tie-break)
Second RoundBest of 5 sets
Third RoundBest of 7 sets
Fourth RoundBest of 7 sets
Quarter-FinalsBest of 9 sets
Semi-FinalsBest of 11 sets
FinalBest of 13 sets

2024 PDC World Darts Championship Draw


Friday, 15 December

Kevin Doets vs Stowe Buntz
Cameron Menzies vs Rusty-Jake Rodriguez
Simon Whitlock vs Paolo Nebrida
Michael Smith vs Kevin Doets/Stowe Buntz

Saturday, 16 December

Lee Evans vs Sandro Eric Sosing
Connor Scutt vs Krzysztof Kciuk
Jules van Dongen vs Darren Penhall
Dave Chisnall vs Cameron Menzies/Rusty-Jake Rodriguez
Jamie Hughes vs David Cameron
Keane Barry vs Reynaldo Rivera
Scott Williams vs Haruki Muramatsu
Gary Anderson vs Simon Whitlock/Paolo Nebrida

Sunday, 17 December

Ricky Evans vs Simon Adams
Jim Williams vs Norman Madhoo
Matt Campbell vs Lourence Ilagan
Joe Cullen vs Jules van Dongen/Darren Penhall
Dylan Slevin vs Florian Hempel
Niels Zonneveld vs Darren Webster
Jermaine Wattimena vs Fallon Sherrock
Luke Humphries vs Lee Evans/Sandro Eric Sosing

Monday, 18 December

Mario Vandenbogaerde vs Thibault Tricole
Gian van Veen vs Man Lok Leung
Martin Lukeman vs Haupai Puha
Gerwyn Price vs Connor Scutt/Krzysztof Kciuk

Tuesday, 19 December

Ian White vs Tomoya Goto
Ritchie Edhouse vs Jeffrey de Graaf
Keegan Brown vs Boris Krčmar
James Wade vs Matt Campbell/Lourence Ilagan
Steve Beaton vs Wessel Nijman
Mike De Decker vs Dragutin Horvat
Ricardo Pietreczko vs Mikuru Suzuki
Michael van Gerwen vs Keane Barry/Reynaldo Rivera

Wednesday, 20 December

Radek Szagański vs Marko Kantele
Steve Lennon vs Owen Bates
William O'Connor vs Bhav Patel
Ross Smith vs Niels Zonneveld/Darren Webster
Ryan Joyce vs Alex Spellman
Richard Veenstra vs Ben Robb
Christian Kist vs Luke Littler
Peter Wright vs Jim Williams/Norman Madhoo

Thursday, 21 December

Mickey Mansell vs Zong Xiao Chen
Luke Woodhouse vs Berry van Peer
Madars Razma vs Mike De Decker/Dragutin Horvat
Rob Cross vs Mario Vandenbogaerde/Thibault Tricole
Andrew Gilding vs Christian Kist/Luke Littler
Danny Noppert vs Scott Williams/Haruki Muramatsu
Gabriel Clemens vs Gian van Veen/Man Lok Leung
Damon Heta vs Martin Lukeman/Haupai Puha

Friday, 22 December

Brendan Dolan vs Mickey Mansell/Zong Xiao Chen
José de Sousa vs Ritchie Edhouse/Jeffrey de Graaf
Krzysztof Ratajski vs Jamie Hughes/David Cameron
Dirk van Duijvenbode vs Keegan Brown/Boris Krčmar
Dimitri Van den Bergh vs Dylan Slevin/Florian Hempel
Martin Schindler vs Jermaine Wattimena/Fallon Sherrock
Raymond van Barneveld vs Radek Szagański/Marko Kantele
Chris Dobey vs William O'Connor/Bhav Patel

Saturday, 23 December

Kim Huybrechts vs Richard Veenstra/Ben Robb
Callan Rydz vs Ricardo Pietreczko/Mikuru Suzuki
Jonny Clayton vs Steve Lennon/Owen Bates
Daryl Gurney vs Steve Beaton/Wessel Nijman
Ryan Searle vs Ian White/Tomoya Goto
Josh Rock vs Luke Woodhouse/Berry van Peer
Stephen Bunting vs Ryan Joyce/Alex Spellman
Nathan Aspinall vs Ricky Evans/Simon Adams

Wednesday, 27 December

TBC

Thursday, 28 December

TBC

Friday, 29 December

TBC

Saturday, 30 December

TBC

Monday, 1 January

Quarter-Finals TBC

Tuesday, 2 January

Semi-Finals TBC

Wednesday, 3 January

Final TBC

2024 PDC World Championship FAQs

When is the 2024 PDC World Championship being played?

The PDC World Darts Championship is being played from December 15, 2023, to January 3, 2024.

Where is the 2024 PDC World Championship being played?

The PDC World Darts Championship is being held at Alexandra Palace in London.

Where can I watch PDC World Championship live streaming?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch PDC World Championship live streaming.

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