2013 PDC World Darts Championship

The Ladbrokes World Darts Championship were held on 14 December 2012 to 1 January 2013 in its 20th edition of the Professional Darts Corporation. The event took place for the sixth time the Alexandra Palace in London. Defending champion Adrian Lewis was the Englishman, who, however, was defeated in the quarterfinals Michael van Gerwen with 4:5.

The tournament was played in the set system, each set it went on best of five legs.

On German television sports transferred 1, the PDC World Darts Championship live. The pay- TV channel Sport 1 showed the games live and in full.

In the final, the Englishman Phil Taylor sat with 7:4 through against Dutchman Michael van Gerwen and thus went on to score his 16th world title.


A total of £ 1,015,000 was paid out in prize money.


For the PDC World Darts Championship 2013 following 72 players were qualified:

  • The 32 top-ranked players in the Order of Merit
  • The 16 top-ranked players in the Players Championship Order of Merit, which were not already eligible on the Order of Merit
  • The four top-ranked players in the European Order of Merit, which had not already qualified via one of the two aforementioned rankings
  • 17 international qualifiers
  • The highest-ranked player in the PDC Youth Tour Order of Merit, which was not already qualified through one of the first three rankings
  • The winner and the finalist of a qualifying tournament, which was organized by the Professional Darts Players Association ( PDPA )


Preliminary round

14 international qualifiers, the best-placed of the PDC Youth Tour Order of Merit and the finalist of the qualifying tournament of the PDPA denied a preliminary round match.

Mode was here Best of seven legs.

The number after the player's name indicates the average score with three darts thrown to (3- dart average).

Tournament schedule


First round to quarter-finals

Upper half of 1

Upper half 2

Lower half 1

Lower half 2

Semifinals, finals