With the results of th Antwerp Open, held last Saturday, August the 12th, Antwerp Open, all the events building the Finder Darts Masters ranking are played. Based on this ranking, 16 men and 2 ladies will receive an invitation to play the Finder Darts Masters held 8/9 and 10 December at Hotel Zuiderduin, Egmond aan Zee.
Of the 16 directly-placed men, the top 8 is seeded  an are the first player  in the group. The women’s tournament has two groups and the numbers 1 and 2 on the Finder Darts Masters rankings are placed the number one in the group.
Beside the players who enter the event base don the ranking  the champion of Finder Darts Masters, 2016 and the winners of HAL Masters 2017 are invited for this event.
The winner HAL Masters 2017 is Kyle McKinstry who will make his debut this year on the Finder Darts Masters stage. Finder Darts Masters 2016 champion, Glen Durrant ended 10th in this years ranking  but was already invited so his 17th spot in the list of players for  this years now comes back to the organization as a wildcard.
In the coming period, the list of participants will be added with players who receive a wildcard from the organization or qualify thoriugh the Champions Leage of Darts tournament. The Dutch Darts Bond also has a wildcard for a Dutch player
The tournament, which starts on Friday the 8th of December 8, starts with 24 participants. Of these 24 participants, the first 8 players will be seeded  as group heads and the remaining 16 players will enter one of the 8 groups of 3 players by draw. After the group matches the winner of each group qualify for the quarter finals.
The women’s tournament has six participants with the top 2 as group head. The remaining 4 ladies will be divided  by draw over the two groups, and the winner of each group after the group matches play the ladies final.
For this tournament Finder Darts Masters ladies champion, Anastasia Dobromyslova and HAL Masters 2017 winner Lorraine Winstanley are already  invited and this field is complemented by the two ladies on top of this years ranking, the winner of the Champion League of Darts 2017 and a wildcard available to the organization.
There is also a Youth tournament with 6 participants. No seeding for this event but the boys are divided into two groups by draw and play the winners on Sunday the Youth finale.
Wessel Nijman , the HAL Masters 2017 boys has received an invitation and alsoi the  Champions League of Darts will receive one, the remaining 4  spots  are chosen by the organization.
Finder Darts Masters men
Seeded players:
1:                         Mark Mc Geeney England
2:                         Geert De Vos Belgium
3:                         Wesley Harms Netherlands
4:                         Willem Mandigers Netherlands
5:                         Danny Noppert Netherlands
6:                         Jamie Huges England
7:                         Martin Adams England
8:                         Ross Montgomery Scotland
Other qualifiers
9:                         Andy Baetens Belgium
10:                       Glen Durrant England
11:                       Scott Mitchell England
12:                       Jim Williams Wales
13:                       Conan Whitehead England
14:                       Darius Labanauskas Lithuanian
15:                       Dean Reynolds Wales
16:                       Richard Veenstra Netherlands
17:                       Wildcard  Organization
18:                       Kyle McKinstry Northern Ireland, HAL Masters 2017
19:                       Winner Champions League of Darts
20:                       Wildcard  Organization
21:                       Wildcard  Organization
22:                       Wildcard  Organization
23:                       Wildcard  Organization
24:                       Wildcard Nederlandse Darts Bond
Finder Darts Masters ladies:
Seeded  players
1:                         Deta Hedman England
2:                         Aileen de Graaf Netherlands
3:                         Anastasia Dobromyslova Russia
4:                         Lorraine Winstanley England, HAL Masters 2017
Other qualifiers
5:                         Winner Champions League of Darts
6:                         Wildcard organization
Finder Darts Masters Youth:
1:                         Wessel Nijman Netherlands, HAL Masters 2017
2:                         Winner Champions League of Darts
3:                         Wildcard  Organization
4:                         Wildcard  Organization
5:                         Wildcard  Organization
6:                         Wildcard  Organization
More information  about the  Finder Darts Masters,ticket sale and hotel package deals you find on www.findermasters.nl
Source: DartsWDF.com

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Author: Pieter