The Players Championship Finals are a PDC tournament which was first played in 2009.
The participants of the tournament are the Top 32 players of the PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit, to which only count the Pro Tour
2009 and 2010 the PDC for this tournament returned to the Circus Tavern in Purfleet where till 2007 the PDC World Championship was played.
2011 the tournament moved to the Doncaster Dome in Doncaster. In 2012 it will played in the Butlins resort in Minehead.
During the tournaments legs are played - Best of 11 in the first round, Best of 15 in round two, in the quarterfinals Best of 17, in the
semi-finals Best of 19 and in the final Best of 25.
The Players Championship Finals were after the World Championship the first tournament of the year. To get into more reasonable rhythm nearer the date of the
last Players Championships played in a year in 2011 the tournament was played twice and is from 2012 the last Major before the World Championship and after
the Grand Slam.
In the first year the main sponsor was the betting company Coral. Then Totesport was the main sponsor. Now the tournament is sponsored
by Cash Converter.
|2009||Phil Taylor||16:9||Robert Thornton|
|2010||Paul Nicholson||13:11||Mervyn King|
|2011||Phil Taylor||13:12||Gary Anderson|
|2011/2||Kevin Painter||13:9||Mark Webster|
|Winner||Runner-Up||Semi-Final||Quarterfinal||Last 16||Last 32|
|2012||60 000 Pound||24 000 Pound||15 000 Pound||10 000 Pound||6 000 Pound||3 000 Pound|