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World Series of Darts: Dates, schedule, players, history & more

The World Series of Darts is one of the standout events in the darts calendar and takes the PDC action around the world, pitting the best local stars against the biggest names in the sport.

After the runaway success of the 2023 tournament, the 2024 series is set to be the biggest yet.

Here's everything you need to know about the PDC's World Series of Darts...

World Series of Darts date

The World Series of Darts is set to take place across the calendar year of 2024, with the first event taking place on January 18-19 before culminating in the finals that are due to be held on September 13-15.  

World Series of Darts venues

The World Series of Darts is a series of events held around the world, pitting local talents against the top players in the PDC.

The first event is scheduled to be the Bahrain Darts Masters at the Bahrain International Circuit, taking place on January 18 and 19, 2024.

The second event will be the Dutch Masters in Maaspoort, Den Bosch in the Netherlands on January 26-27.

The World Series of Darts Finals will be held at AFAS Live in Amsterdam on September 13-15.

The only other event with confirmed dates is the Nordic Darts Masters, which is set to take place between June 7 and 8 at the Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The other events expected to take place throughout the calendar that are yet to have their dates officially confirmed are the bet365 US Darts Masters, the Poland Darts Masters, the New Zealand Darts Masters and New South Wales Darts Masters. 

Dates and venues for these events will be confirmed in due course.

How to watch the World Series of Darts

The World Series of Darts events will be streamed at bet365 and shown on ITV Sport, DAZN and Viaplay throughout the course of 2024, with providers differing by the country in which the viewer is watching.

How many events are there at the World Series of Darts?

There are eight World Series of Darts believed to be incoming for the 2024 season, with seven stand alone events culminating in the World Series of Darts Finals.

Who won the last World Series of Darts?

The 2023 World Series of Darts culminated in the World Series of Darts Finals, which took place in Amsterdam.

Michael van Gerwen sent the crowd home happy as the Dutchman beat Nathan Aspinall 11-4 in the final.

The Green Machine had previously been victorious in the US Masters, beating Jeff Smith 8-0 in that final, and in the Poland Masters, where he got the better of Dimitri Van den Bergh 8-3.

World Series of Darts Finals qualification

Each event of the World Series of Darts gives qualifying points that add up to help players qualify for the World Series of Darts Finals.

Twelve points go to the winner of an event, eight to the runner-up, five to a semi-finalist, three for reaching the last eight and one for a first-round departure.

The top eight players with the most points qualify automatically for the Finals while the other eight are made up of a mix of invited players by the PDC and qualifiers.

The qualifier for the World Series of Darts Finals is set to take place in the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes on August 23.

History of the World Series of Darts

The World Series of Darts began in 2013 as a way of expanding the sport around the globe.

The first year saw just two events, the Dubai Masters and Sydney Masters. 

However, over the years the PDC has added more venues and events to the roster, holding events in Singapore, Australia, Japan, Austria and the United States, among many more.

The addition of the World Series of Darts Finals came in 2015, with the Braehead Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, the first venue.

Since then the finals have been held in the Salzburgarena, Salzburg, before transferring to its current home in AFAS Live, Amsterdam.

Who is the most successful player in World Series of Darts history?

Michael van Gerwen is the most successful player in World Series of Darts history, winning the FInals on five occasions.

MvG took home the title in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2023 and is also the most successful player in general World Series of Darts events.

Van Gerwen has won 20 events and finished as runner-up on eight other occasions. Phil Taylor is the only other player to reach 10 or more finals.

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