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PDC World Darts Championship Winners & Runners-up

  • The first darts World Darts Championship was held in 1994
  • Dennis Priestley beat Phil Taylor 6-1 in the final
  • Phil Taylor won the next 8 titles on his way to 14 career titles
  • Michael van Gerwen won in 2014, 2017 & 2019
  • Gerwyn Price won the 2021 World Championship after beating Gary Anderson in the final
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Phil Taylor wo 14 World Darts Championship titles (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 19 Jan 2021
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PDC World Championship Winners & Runners-up


The first darts World Championship was held in 1994 with Dennis Priestley beating Phil Taylor 6-1 in the final. Taylor would bounce back and win the next eight titles on his way to 14 career titles.

Michael van Gerwen won three titles in 2014, 2017 & 2019 with three players winning the tournament twice.

Gerwyn Price won the World Championship for the first time in his career in 2021, beating Gary Anderson 7-3 in the final.

Year
Winner (final average)
ScoreRunner-up (final average)Prize Money
2022 tbc tbc tbc £2,500,000
2021 Gerwyn Price (100.08) 7-3 Gary Anderson (94.25) £2,500,000
2020 Peter Wright (102.79) 7-3 Michael van Gerwen (102.88) £2,500,000
2019 Michael van Gerwen (102.21) 7-3 Michael Smith (95.29) £2,500,000
2018 Rob Cross (107.67) 7-2 Phil Taylor (102.26) £1,800,000
2017 Michael van Gerwen (107.79) 7-3 Gary Anderson (104.93) £1,650,000
2016 Gary Anderson (99.26) 7-5 Adrian Lewis (100.23) £1,500,000
2015 Gary Anderson (97.68) 7-6 Phil Taylor (100.69) £1,250,000
2014 Michael van Gerwen (100.10) 7-4 Peter Wright (95.71) £1,050,000
2013 Phil Taylor (103.04) 7-4 Michael van Gerwen (100.66) £1,000,000
2012 Adrian Lewis (93.06) 7-3 Andy Hamilton (90.83) £1,000,000
2011 Adrian Lewis (99.40) 7-5 Gary Anderson (99.41) £1,000,000
2010 Phil Taylor (104.38) 7-3 Simon Whitlock (100.51) £1,000,000
2009 Phil Taylor (110.94) 7-1 Raymond van Barneveld (101.18) £724,000
2008 John Part (92.86) 7-2 Kirk Shepherd (85.10) £589,000
2007 Raymond van Barneveld (100.93) 7-6 Phil Taylor (100.86) £500,000
2006 Phil Taylor (106.74) 7-0 Peter Manley (91.72) £500,000
2005 Phil Taylor (96.14) 7-4 Mark Dudbridge (90.66) £300,000
2004 Phil Taylor (96.03) 7-6 Kevin Painter (90.48) £257,000
2003 John Part (96.87) 7-6 Phil Taylor (99.98) £237,000
2002 Phil Taylor (98.47) 7-0 Peter Manley (91.35) £205,000
2001 Phil Taylor (107.46) 7-0 John Part (92.58) £125,000
2000 Phil Taylor (94.42) 7-3 Dennis Priestley (91.80) £111,000
1999 Phil Taylor (97.11) 6-2 Peter Manley (93.63) £104,000
1998 Phil Taylor (103.98) 6-0 Dennis Priestley (90.75) £72,500
1997 Phil Taylor (100.92) 6-3 Dennis Priestley (96.78) £99,500
1996 Phil Taylor (98.52) 6-4 Dennis Priestley (101.48) £62,500
1995 Phil Taylor (94.11) 6-2 Rod Harrington (87.15) £55,000
1994 Dennis Priestley (94.38) 6-1 Phil Taylor (85.62) £64,000

PDC World Darts Championship titles


Phil Taylor stands alone having won 14 PDC World Darts Championship titles. Michael van Gerwen has won three titles with Gary Anderson, Adrian Lewis and John Part all winning twice.

Rank
Name
Nationality
Winner
Runner-up
Finals
Appearances
1 Phil Taylor England 14 5 19 25
2 Michael van Gerwen Netherlands 3 2 5 14
3 Gary Anderson Scotland 2 3 5 12
4 Adrian Lewis England 2 1 3 16
4 John Part Canada 2 1 3 18
6 Dennis Priestley England 1 4 5 19
7 Raymond van Barneveld Netherlands 1 1 2 14
7 Peter Wright Scotland 1 1 2 12
9 Rob Cross England 1 0 1 4
9 Gerwyn Price Wales 1 0 1 7
10 Peter Manley England 0 3 3 13
11 Mark Dudbridge England 0 1 1 10
11 Andy Hamilton England 0 1 1 13
11 Rod Harrington England 0 1 1 10
11 Kevin Painter England 0 1 1 17
11 Kirk Shepherd England 0 1 1 4
11 Simon Whitlock Australia 0 1 1 31
11 Michael Smith England 0 1 1 10

PDC World Darts Championship Winners & Runners-up FAQ

Who won the 2021 PDC World Darts Championship?

Gerwyn Price won the 2021 PDC World Darts Championship after defeating Gary Anderson 7-3 in the final.

Who has won the most PDC World Darts Championship titles?

Phil Taylor won 14 PDC World Darts Championship titles. Michael van Gerwen is next best with three titles.

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