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2022 WDF Winmau World Masters

Thursday 8 – Monday 12 December 2022

The 2022 WDF Winmau World Masters, the WDF World Open, the 2023 WDF World Championship Qualifiers and the 2022 World ParaDarts World Masters will also take place across the five days, ensuring an exciting festival of darts for players from across the world! at the Bonte Wever in Assen, Netherlands.

310 men, 199 women, 92 boys and 34 girls have entered the race to be crowned as a Winmau World Master and share over €50,000 prize money with many also entering the WDF World Open which carries prize money of over €8,000 and the World Championship qualifiers, where four men, two women, four boys and two girls will qualify to play in the 2023 World Championships.

Rules and Regulation

Here you will find some supplementary/specific rules concerning the 2022 Winmau World Masters, WDF World Open and the WDF World Championship Qualifiers. If not mentioned in this document the General WDF Rules apply. These rules can be found on the website of the WDF.

Watch and Follow

The WDF will make the world’s longest running darts major available to view across the globe via Winmau TV, the WDF, the NDB and Tungsten Tales YouTube channels and through highlights on various TV channels across the world.

Matches in DartConnect

News here in the WDF website and social media channels Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Players

A full list of the players entered all tournaments can be found here.

Should any player have a receipt for a tournament they have entered but they do not appear on the entry list for that tournament, please contact WDFTournaments@ndbdarts.nl.

Players are reminded that they must register to play in each tournament at the venue at the times detailed in Schedule (see below).

The WDF look forward to seeing everyone in Assen, with the action kicking off on Thursday with round-robin action in the Women's World Masters.

Schedule (Local Time CET, UTC/GMT +1)

Wednesday 7 December

21:00 – 22:00
Both Men and Women can register to play in the Winmau World Masters at the Registration desk in the Bonte Wever.

Thursday 8 December

09:30 – 10:30
Women can register to play in the Winmau World Masters at the Registration desk in the Bonte Wever.

10.00 – 11.00
ParaDarts players can register to play in the World ParaDarts World Masters at the Registration Desk in the Bonte Wever.

11.00
Play in the Round Robin Groups of the Women’s Winmau World Masters begins and continues until all Round Robin group matches are played.

12.00

Play in the Round Robin Groups of the World ParaDarts World Masters begins and continues until all Round Robin group matches are played.

13:00 – 14.00
Men can register to play in the Winmau World Masters at the Registration desk in the Bonte Wever.

Play in the Round Robin Groups of the Men’s Winmau World Masters will begin directly after Women’s Round Robin matches have finished and will continue until all Round Robin group matches are played.

Friday 9 December

09.30 – 10.30
Boys and Girls can register to play in the WDF Youth World Open at the Registration desk in the Bonte Wever.

NOTE: Youth Players will be asked to show proof of age (passport would be the suggested document), in order that their age can be verified.

11:00
Play in the knockout stages of the Women’s Winmau World Masters begins and will play down to and including the quarterfinals.

11:00
Play in the knockout stages of the Men’s Winmau World Masters begins and will play down to and including the Last 16.

11:00
Play in the Boys and Girls WDF World Open tournaments begins and will be played through to and including the final.

11.00
Play in the World ParaDarts World Masters knockout stages begins and will be played through to and including the quarterfinals.

16:00 and 20:00
Relax and watch the Football World Cup quarterfinals.

Saturday 10 December

09:30 – 10:30
Boys and Girls can register to play in the Winmau World Masters Youth tournaments at the Registration desk in the Bonte Wever.

NOTE: Youth Players will be asked to show proof of age (passport would be the suggested document), in order that their age can be verified.

09:30 – 10:30
Men and Women can register to play in the WDF World Open at the Registration desk in the Bonte Wever.

11.00
Play in the Men’s and Women’s WDF World Open tournaments begins and will be played through to and including the final.

11.00
Play in the Round Robin Groups of the Boy’s and Girl’s Winmau World Masters begins.

The knockout stages of the Boy’s and Girl’s Winmau World Masters will be played following the conclusion of the Round Robin Group stages and will play down to and including the semi-finals.

11:00
Play in the semi-finals of the World ParaDarts World Masters will begin with the final played directly after the conclusion of the semi-finals.

16:00 and 20:00

Relax and watch the Football World Cup quarterfinals.

Sunday 11 December

09.30 – 10.30
Both Boys and Girls can register to play in the WDF World Championship Qualifiers at the Registration desk in the Bonte Wever.

NOTE: Youth Players will be asked to show proof of age (passport would be the suggested document), in order that their age can be verified.

11:00
Play in the Girls WDF World Championship Qualifiers begins and will play down to and including the semi-finals.

11:00
Play in the Boys WDF World Championship Qualifiers begins and will play down to and including the quarterfinals.

14.00 – 20.00**

Play in the stage program of the Men’s, Women’s Boys and Girls Winmau World Masters begins with all tournaments played to a conclusion.

**Times are subject to change

Monday 12 December

09:30 – 10:30
Both Men and Women can register to play in the WDF World Championship Qualifiers at the Registration desk in the Bonte Wever

11:00
Play in the Women’s WDF World Championship Qualifiers begins and will play down to and including the semi-finals.

11:00
Play in the Men’s WDF World Championship Qualifiers begins and will play down to and including the quarterfinals.

2022 WDF Winmau World Masters

Men - Prize Money & Playing Format

Winner €10,000
Runner Up €5,000
Semi-Finalists €2,000
Quarterfinalists €1,000
Last 16 €500
Last 32 €250
Last 64 €125

Group Stages – Best of 7
Knockout Stages through to the quarterfinals – Best of 9
Semi-final – Best of 11
Final – Best of 13

Women - Prize Money & Playing Format

Winner €5,000
Runner Up €2,000
Semi-Finalists €1,000
Quarterfinalists €500
Last 16 €250
Last 32 €125

Group Stages – Best of 7
Knockout Stages through to the semi-finals – Best of 9
Final – Best of 11

Boys - Prize Money & Playing Format

Winner €500
Runner Up €250
Semi-Finalists €125
Quarterfinalists €70

Group Stages – Best of 7
Knockout Stages through to the quarterfinals – Best of 7
Semi-finals – Best of 9
Final – Best of 11

Girls - Prize Money & Playing Format

Winner €250
Runner Up €125
Semi-Finalists €70

Group Stages – Best of 7
Knockout Stages through to the semi-final – Best of 7
Final – Best of 9

Note: Players must be under 18 on Sunday 11 December 2022 to enter the Boys or Girls World Masters tournaments.

Further Information

  • Players will only be seeded at the start of each tournament.
  • Seedings will be taken from the WDF Main Ranking Table as of Wednesday 30 November in line with WDF rules.
  • The seeding of the World Masters depends on number of registrations:
  • Eight groups = eight seeded players
  • Sixteen groups = sixteen seeded players
  • Thirty-two groups = thirty-two seeded players
  • Sixty-four groups or more = sixty-four seeded players
  • The Round Robin groups for the World Masters will consist of 4 or 5 players per group OR depending on the number of entries may consist of 5 or 6 players.
  • In Groups of 4 or 5 players, all matches from a group will be played on one board
  • In Groups of 6 players, matches will be played across two boards
  • Players in each group will be assigned to mark specific matches. It will be each players responsibility to mark or to find a person to mark on their behalf
  • Should any player not complete all of their Round Robin matches, all of that player’s matches will be removed from the Round Robin Group results table
  • The top two players from each group will progress to the knockout stages of the tournament.

2022 WDF World Open

The Silver graded WDF World Open offers prize money of over €8.000 and is broken down as follows:

Men - Prize Money

Winner € 1,600
Runner Up €800
Semi-Finalists €400
Quarterfinalists €200
Last 16 €100
Last 32 €50

Women - Prize Money

Winner €800
Runner Up €400
Semi-Finalists €200
Quarterfinalists €100
Last 16 €50

Boys - Prize Money

Winner €200
Runner Up €100
Semi-Finalists €50
Quarterfinalists €25

Girls - Prize Money

Winner €150
Runner Up €75
Semi-Finalists €40

Further Information

All WDF World Open tournaments are straight knockout
Through to and including the semi-finals – Best of 7
All finals – best of 9

Seedings will be taken from the WDF Main Ranking Table as of Wednesday 30 November in line with WDF rules.

WDF World Championship Qualifiers

All tournaments are straight knockout. There will be no seeding for the World Championship qualifiers.

Men

Through to and including Last 32 – Best of 7
Last 16 – Best of 9
Last 8 – Best of 11

Remaining four players qualify for the WDF World Championships

Women

Through to and including Last 16 – Best of 7
Last 8 – Best of 9
Last 4 – Best of 11

Remaining two players qualify for the WDF World Championships

Boys

Through to and including Last 16 – Best of 7
Last 8 – Best of 9

Remaining four players qualify for the WDF World Championships

Girls

Through to and including Last 8 – Best of 7
Last 4 – Best of 9

Remaining two players qualify for the WDF World Championships

2022 World Paradarts World Masters

The 2022 World ParaDarts World Masters forms a major part of the World Masters tournament and will see 51 players from 15 countries taking part in the Standing and Wheelchair categories across Thursday 8 to Saturday 10 December.

Draw

Standing Category

Wheelchair Category

Schedule

Both the Standing and Wheelchair categories
Thursday 8 December – Round Robin Groups
Friday 9 December – Last 16 and quarterfinal knockout stages
Saturday 10 December – Semi-Finals and Final
Registration will be at 11am on Thursday 8 December

Playing Format

Group Stages – Best of 5
Last 16 – Best of 5
Quarterfinals and semi-finals – Best of 7
Final – Best of 9

Seedings are based on World ParaDarts rankings. Further details for the WPD World Masters can be found by visiting https://www.worldparadarts.com/

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