Invitation List – 2023 Lakeside WDF World Championships

11 December 2022

Following the completion of the final WDF ranking events of the season in The Netherlands, the World Darts Federation would like to congratulate the 44 men and 22 women that will be receiving invitations to compete at the 2023 Lakeside World Championships.

Men

The top 16 men in the WDF Main Ranking table for 2022, the winners of the 12 platinum/gold events and the top ranked players in each of the 7 WDF regional tables are guaranteed a place upon the Lakeside stage, with the line ups completed by those placed highest in the main WDF world ranking lists.

WDF Main Ranking Table 16

The top 16 men in the WDF Main Ranking table for 2022:

1. Jelle Klaasen NED (Dutch Open and Irish Open 2022)

2. Neil Duff NIR (World Championship 2022)

3. James Hurrell ENG (Scottish Open 2022 and UK&I Regional table)

4. Haupai Puha NZL (New Zealand Regional table)

5. Danny Lauby USA (USA ranking table)

6. Andy Baetens BEL (West Europe Regional table)

7. Chris Landman NED

8. Mark Barilli SCO

9. Kai Fan Leung HKG

10. Wesley Plaisier NED (World Masters 2022)

11. Ben Robb NZL (New Zealand Open 2022 and New Zealand Regional table)

12. Luke Littler ENG (Welsh Open 2022 and UK&I Regional table)

13. Thibault Tricole FRA

14. Alexander Merkx NED (West Europe Regional table)

15. Peter Machin AUS (Australia Regional table)

16. Barry Copeland NIR

Platinum and Gold Ranking Tournaments

Winners of the Platinum and Gold graded tournaments from 2022:

17. Dave Prins ENG (Isle of Man Open 2022)

18. Reece Colley ENG (British Open 2022)

19. Sebastian Bialecki POL (Denmark Open 2022)

20. Robert Owen WAL (England Classic 2022)

21. Raymond Smith AUS (Australian Darts Open 2022)

WDF Regional Tables

The No1 and No2 ranked players from each of the 7 WDF Regional Tables for 2022:

22. Aaron Morrison AUS (Australia Regional table)

23. Dennis Nilsson SWE (North Europe Regional table)

24. Ricky Nauman SWE (North Europe Regional table)

25. Jim Widmayer USA (USA Regional table)

26. Laszlo Kadar ROM (Eastern Europe Regional table)

27. Patrik Kovacs HUN (Eastern Europe Regional table)

WDF Main Ranking Table

28. Darren Johnson ENG

29. James Richardson ENG

30. Nick Kenny WAL

31. Benjamin Pratnemer SLO

32. Antony Allen ENG

33. Jamie Lewis WAL

34. Moreno Blom NED

35. Martyn Turner ENG

36. Richard Veenstra NED

37. Scott Marsh ENG

38. Gary Stone SCO

39. Dennie Olde Kalter NED

40. Mike Gillet WAL

41. Gabor Takacs HUN

42. Jonathan Tata NZL

43. David Pallett ENG

44. David Kirwan SCO

Women

The top 8 women in the WDF Main Ranking table for 2022, the winners of the 12 platinum/gold events and the top ranked players in each of the 7 WDF regional tables are guaranteed a place upon the Lakeside stage, with the line ups completed by those placed highest in the main WDF world ranking lists.

WDF Main Ranking Table 8

The top 8 women in the WDF Main Ranking table for 2022:

1. Beau Greaves ENG (World Championship, Dutch Open, Isle of Man Open, Welsh Open, Australia Darts Open, England Classic, Irish Open 2022, World Masters 2022 and UK&I Regional table)

2. Deta Hedman ENG (Scottish Open, Denmark Open 2022)

3. Lisa Ashton ENG (British Open 2022)

4. Aileen de Graaf NED

5. Rhian O’Sullivan WAL

6. Wendy Harper NZL (New Zealand Regional table)

7. Lorraine Winstanley ENG

8. Anca Zijlstra NED

Platinum and Gold Ranking Tournaments

Winners of the Platinum and Gold graded tournaments from 2022:

9. Victoria Monaghan NZL (New Zealand Open 2022)

WDF Regional Tables

The No1 ranked player from each of the 7 WDF Regional Tables for 2022:

10. Anna Forsmark SWE (North Europe Regional table)

11. Paula Murphy USA (USA Regional table)

12. Aletta Wajer NED (Western Europe Regional table)

13. Kym Mitchell AUS (Australia Regional table)

14. Veronika Ihasz HUN (Eastern Europe Regional table)

WDF Main Ranking Table

15. Kirsty Hutchinson ENG

16. Suzanne Smith ENG

17. Nicole Regnaud NZL

18. Jo Clements ENG

19. Lorraine Hyde SCO

20. Paula Jacklin ENG

21. Priscilla Steenbergen NED

22. Laura Turner ENG

Qualifying Competitions

Four men and two women came through the one-day event held at De Bonte Wever in Assen on December 12th to complete the lineup for the 2023 WDF World Championships.

Men

Jarno Bottenberg NED

Christian Goedl AUT

Shaun McDonald SCO

Arjan Konterman NED

Women

Mayumi Ouchi JAP

Almudena Fajardo SPA

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