With the results of the this weekend played tournaments, the Belgium Open 2018 and Belgium Masters 2018, all tournaments included the Finder Darts Masters 2018 ranking are played. Based on the results of this ranking, 16 men and 2 ladies qualify directly for the Finder Darts Masters 2018 that will take place on December 7, 8 and 9 at Hotel Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee.
Of the 16 men’s qualifiers, the top 8 is seeded and will be the head of one of the eight groups. The ladies tournament has two groups and the numbers 1 and 2 on the Finder Darts Masters ladies ranking are placed as group head.
In the coming period the list of participants will be supplemented with players who receive a wildcard from the organization or qualify through the Champions League of Darts tournament held on Saturday the 1st of September 1 in Zuiderduin. The Nederlandse Darts Bond (NDB) also has a wildcard they can give to a Dutch player
The tournament that starts on Friday, December 7 with a total of 24 participants in the men’s tournament. The men’s tournament starts with 8 groups of 3 players, within each group a seeded player as group head. The 16 other players by draw are added to a group.
After the group stage, the group winners go to the quarterfinals on Sunday 9 December. From that moment on they play a direct knock-out system.
The ladies tournament has six participants with the top 2 as a group head. The other 4 ladies will, just like the men, by draw will be divided over the two groups and the winners will play the ladies finals on Sunday.
There is also a youth tournament with 6 participants. Here is no seeding but the boys are divided to one of the two groups by draw.The winners will play the youth finals on Sunday.
Participants Finder Darts Masters for so far;
Seeded players Men
1: Jim Williams Wales
2: Willem Mandigers Netherlands
3: Mark McGeeney England
4: Richard Veenstra Netherlands
5: Derk Telnekes Netherlands
6: Scott Mitchell England
7: Glen Durrant England
8: Chris Landman Netherlands
9: Gary Robson England
10: Wesley Harms Netherlands
11: Dean Reynolds Wales
12: Michael Unterbuchner Germany
13: Scott Waites England
14: Conan Whitehead England
15: Wayne Warren Wales
16: Jeffrey van Egdom Belgium
17: Winner of the Champions League of Darts 2018
18: Wildcard by organization
19: Wildcard by organization
20: Wildcard by organization
21: Wildcard by organization
22: Wildcard by organization
23: Wildcard by organization
24: Wildcard Dutch Darts Bond
1: Deta Hedman England
2: Aileen de Graaf Netherlands (*)
(*) Aileen de Graaf won the tournament in 2017 and on this ground already she was assured of participation. The open spot now will be a wildcard for the organization
3: Wildcard organization
4: Winner of the Champions League of Darts 2018
5: Wildcard organization
6: Wildcard organization
The names of the youth players who are invited for the Finder Darts Masters youth tournament will be announced in the coming months.
More information about the Finder Darts Masters, ticket sales and hotel packages can be found on www.findermasters.nl
PRESS RELEASE FINDER DARTS MASTERS 2018
Egmond aan Zee, the 6th of August 2018