September 2012

Mark Webster will take on Andy Hamilton in round one of the PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix in Dublin.

Webster, a quarter-finalist in the £350,000 tournament last year, faces 2012 World Championship runner-up Andy Hamilton at the Citywest Hotel on Tuesday 9 October.

The winner of their first round clash is set to play either Steve Beaton or Andy Smith in the last 16.

The PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix, which is unique for its double-start format, takes place from Monday 8 to Sunday 14 October, with 32 players battling it out for the £100,000 first prize.

First Round Draw & Tournament Bracket – (via www.pdc.tv)
Phil Taylor (1) v Michael Smith
Mark Walsh v Robert Thornton
Terry Jenkins (8) v Mervyn King
Dean Winstanley v Dave Chisnall
Simon Whitlock (5) v Justin Pipe
Kevin Painter v Kim Huybrechts
Gary Anderson (4) v Brendan Dolan
Vincent van der Voort v William O’Connor
Adrian Lewis (2) v Richie Burnett
Michael van Gerwen v Colin Lloyd
Andy Hamilton (7) v Mark Webster
Steve Beaton v Andy Smith
Wes Newton (6) v Ronnie Baxter
Raymond van Barneveld v Ian White
James Wade (3) v Colin Osborne
Michael Mansell v Paul Nicholson

Prize Fund
Winner £100,000
Runner-Up £40,000
Semi-Finalists £20,000
Quarter-Finalists £12,500
Second Round Losers £7,000
First Round Losers £4,000
Total Prize Money £350,000
In addition, should a player hit a nine-dart finish, they would receive a £5,000 bonus. If more than one player achieves this feat, the bonus would be shared equally on a pro-rata basis.

Format
First Round Best of Three Sets
Second Round Best of Five Sets
Quarter-Finals Best of Five Sets
Semi-Finals Best of Nine Sets
Final Best of 11 Sets
All sets are the best of five legs. There will be no tie-break.
All games are double-start and double-finish, meaning a player must first hit a double before he can begin scoring in each leg.

 

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