🎯 96 players, 28 sessions and just 1 winner. The best darts players on the planet will vye for the big one aka the 2023/2024 Cazoo PDC World Championship at Alexandra Palace.
NEWSFLASH: The 2023/2024 PDC World Championship is a wrap.
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CONGRATULATIONS to world No.1 Luke Humphries (main picture) who beat 16-year-old Luke Littler 7-4 in a compelling final. At one stage teenage sensation Littler looked set to go 5-2 up and pull off what was an unthinkable victory just a month before. But Humphries showed his class to win five sets in a row and claim the Sid Waddell Trophy and £500,000 first prize. Fancy savouring the action next year? See above to receive a PDC World Championship tickets alert.
2023/2024 EVENT PREVIEW
The most eagerly anticipated tournament in darts returns to north London with the world’s greatest players competing for around £2.5 million in prize money and the coveted Sid Waddell Trophy. PDC World Championship tickets are set to be hot property, see below for the latest information.
Alexandra Palace is the place to be for a festive feast of darts taking place Thursday 15 December – Wednesday 3 January.
28 countries were represented last year. In 2023/2024 all the big names from the world of darts are expected to take part. Including defending champion Michael Smith (main picture and below) who produced the performance of a lifetime to defeat Michael van Gerwen 7-4 in a gripping final to win the PDC World Championship for the first time. Smith hit a nine-dart finish en route to a famous victory which also saw him become world number one for the first time in his career.
ONES TO WATCH
The top 32 players from the PDC Order of Merit enter the tournament in the second round. And so Smith will begin his bid for back-to-back World Championship titles.
Three-time world champion and arrows legend Michael van Gerwen will be a major threat.
Gerwyn Price, the former world No.1 (pictured below), who won the world title for the first time in his career beating two-time champion Gary Anderson in 2021 is one player to look for (as is Anderson).
Also expected to be in the mix are the likes of 2022 champion Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright, 2018 winner Rob Cross and ‘Queen of the Palace’ Fallon Sherrock. In December 2019 Sherrock became the first female to defeat a male opponent in the championships.
Who will get their hands on the famous trophy and clinch a first prize of £500,000? It promises to be a memorable 20 days of action at the famous Ally Pally to find out.
TICKETS, TIMINGS & TRAVEL
🎟️ PDC World Championship tickets are off sale.
🎯 Sessions start: 7pm on the opening night (Thursday 15 December). Thereafter there are two sessions (afternoon and evening) each day.
🚊🚗 Travel tips: The nearest railway station is Alexandra Palace at the Wood Green entrance to the park. A regular service to the station runs direct from Moorgate. The nearest tube station is Wood Green on the Piccadilly line. The W3 bus runs from Finsbury Park and Tottenham. There are 1,200 parking spaces in the grounds which are free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Plan your journey at the Transport for London website.
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