The 2020 PDC season kicks off with the Masters, live from Milton Keynes.

The Arena MK hosts the world’s top 16 PDC players for a non-ranking showdown. There have only ever been three Masters champions – could we see a fourth crowned winner this weekend? Dartsnews.com has done you a favour, and created this overview with all the necessary Masters information.

Draw

(1) Michael van Gerwen v (16) Jonny Clayton
(8) Nathan Aspinall v (9) James Wade
(4) Rob Cross v (13) Adrian Lewis
(5) Michael Smith v (12) Mensur Suljovic
(2) Peter Wright v (15) Joe Cullen
(7) Daryl Gurney v (10) Dave Chisnall
(3) Gerwyn Price v (14) Simon Whitlock
(6) Gary Anderson v (11) Ian White

Schedule

Friday January 31 (1900 GMT)
First Round

Michael Smith v Mensur Suljovic
Nathan Aspinall v James Wade
Michael van Gerwen v Jonny Clayton
Rob Cross v Adrian Lewis

Saturday February 1 (1900 GMT)
First Round

Daryl Gurney v Dave Chisnall
Gary Anderson v Ian White
Peter Wright v Joe Cullen
Gerwyn Price v Simon Whitlock

Sunday February 2
Afternoon Session (1245 GMT)
Quarter-Finals

Cross/Lewis v Smith/Suljovic
Van Gerwen/Clayton v Aspinall/Wade
Price/Whitlock v Anderson/White
Wright/Cullen v Gurney/Chisnall

Evening Session (1900 GMT)

Semi-Finals
Final

Prize Money breakdown

Result Prize money
Winner £ 60,000
Runner-up £ 25,000
Semi finals £ 17,500
Quarter-Finalists £ 10,000
First round losers £ 5,000
Total £ 200,000

TV Guide ITV 4

Friday 31 January – 7:00pm-11pm
Saturday 1 February – 7:00pm-11pm
Sunday 2 February – 12:45pm-5:00pm (Afternoon)
Sunday 2 February – 7:00pm-11pm (Evening)

Format

First Round – Best of 19 legs
Quarter-Finals – Best of 19 legs
Semi-Finals – Best of 21 legs
Final – Best of 21 legs

Roll of Honour

2013 Phil Taylor
2014 James Wade
2015 Michael van Gerwen
2016 Michael van Gerwen
2017 Michael van Gerwen
2018 Michael van Gerwen
2019 Michael van Gerwen

Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Photo: Lawrence Lustig/PDC

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Author: Pieter