2010 PDC World Darts Championship
The Ladbrokes.com World Darts Championship 2010 were held in London of 18 December 2009 to 3 January 2010. This championship was organized by the PDC for the 17th time and place for the third time in a row instead of at Alexandra Palace. The prize money of £ 1,000,000 and the winner bonus of £ 200,000 each meant a new record.
The seeded 1 Englishman, defending champion and world champion Phil Taylor was able to successfully defend his title, as in the final, he was able to prevail against Australian Simon Whitlock 7-3 sets itself. " The Power" thus secured, as in the previous year with only four sets lost, his 15th world title.
The first round was held on the mode Best of 7 legs.
People's Republic of China Shi Yongsheng was unable to attend the World Cup because of visa problems. Jan van der Rassel was thus able to take his place in the qualifying as the best non-qualified players in the Players Championship Order of Merit.
First round to Final
Points behind the players are the respective averages per litter (3- dart average).
For the first time since 1998 was played out again and the 3rd place. Webster ( 93.90 ) defeated van Barneveld ( 89.93 ) 10-8 Legs.
The following players reached a 100 -point average per admission or later:
The prize money at the Ladbrokes.com World Professional Darts Championship 2010 amounted to a total of £ 1,000,000, which simultaneously represent a new record. Compared to the previous year so that the prize money has been increased by £ 265,000. The winners premium was increased by over 60% to a total of £ 200,000.
The prize money at a glance:
On December 28, 2009 Raymond van Barneveld threw in his victory in the second round against Brendan Dolan for the second time in the history of the PDC World Darts Championship a " nine -darter ." Thus receives a bonus prize of £ 25,000.