LIVEBLOG RotW Qualifier for World Championship: Zonneveld joins Sedlacek in claiming Alexandra Palace spot

There are two PDPA World Championship qualifiers taking place in Coventry on Monday afternoon with two spots at the 2020/21 PDC World Darts Championship set to be confirmed on the Rest of the World side.

Only 13 players are set for the Rest of the World Qualifier. Follow the updates in our liveblog below.

Update 14:15 - Zonneveld joins Sedlacek in claiming Alexandra Palace spot

The Rest of the World Qualifier is complete in Coventry with Dutch ace Niels Zonneveld joining Karel Sedlacek in the line-up for the World Championship.

It is redemption for Zonneveld who would have qualified through the ProTour had Coronavirus not played a factor.

But a 7-4 victory over Martin Schindler completed the feat as he looks to keep his place on the tour.

ROTW World Championship Qualifier
Q1
Quarter-Finals

Jelle Klaasen (BYE)

Niels Zonneveld (93.2) 6-3 (89.3) Krzysztof Kciuk

Martin Schindler (93.4) 6-4 (89.7) Jesus Noguera

Kai Fan Leung (93.9) 6-2 (92.6) Christian Bunse

Semi-Finals

Niels Zonneveld (91.3) 6-4 (85.5) Jelle Klaasen

Martin Schindler (102.3) 6-4 (96.0) Kai Fan Leung

Final

Niels Zonneveld (95.0) 7-4 (88.2) Martin Schindler

Update 14:00 - Sedlacek defeats Dekker to claim first spot

Karel Sedlacek is set for his second successive appearance at the PDC World Championship after seeing off Jan Dekker in the first final at the Rest of the World Qualifier.

Sedlacek impressed with a 6-0 win over Rowby-John Rodriguez, 6-2 victory over Benito van de Pas and finally a 7-2 victory over the Dutchman.

In the other final, it is Niels Zonneveld facing Martin Schindler who are heading towards their conclusion.

Q2
Quarter-Finals

Benito van de Pas (BYE)

Karel Sedlacek (101.3) 6-0 (89.4) Rowby-John Rodriguez

Jan Dekker (BYE)

Geert Nentjes (84.3) 6-0 (75.7) Harald Leitinger

Semi finals

Karel Sedlacek (95.2) 6-2 (87.2) Benito van de Pas

Jan Dekker (83.1) 6-1 (75.8) Geert Nentjes

Final

Karel Sedlacek (94.3) 7-2 (89.7) Jan Dekker

Update 13:35 - Sedlacek v Dekker and Zonneveld v Schindler set for finals

The finals have been confirmed in the Rest of the World Qualifier with four players set to battle for two spots.

They are 'Evil Charlie' Karel Sedlacek who battled past Benito van de Pas while Jan Dekker saw off compatriot Geert Nentjes 6-1.

Jelle Klaasen won't be at the World Championship. His compatriot Niels Zonneveld edged through 6-4 while Martin Schindler averaged 102 in ending the hopes of Kai Fan Leung 6-4.

ROTW World Championship Qualifier
Q1
Quarter-Finals

Jelle Klaasen (BYE)

Niels Zonneveld (93.2) 6-3 (89.3) Krzysztof Kciuk

Martin Schindler (93.4) 6-4 (89.7) Jesus Noguera

Kai Fan Leung (93.9) 6-2 (92.6) Christian Bunse

Semi-Finals

Niels Zonneveld (91.3) 6-4 (85.5) Jelle Klaasen

Martin Schindler (102.3) 6-4 (96.0) Kai Fan Leung

Final

Niels Zonneveld v Martin Schindler

Q2
Quarter-Finals

Benito van de Pas (BYE)

Karel Sedlacek (101.3) 6-0 (89.4) Rowby-John Rodriguez

Jan Dekker (BYE)

Geert Nentjes (84.3) 6-0 (75.7) Harald Leitinger

Semi finals

Karel Sedlacek (95.2) 6-2 (87.2) Benito van de Pas

Jan Dekker (83.1) 6-1 (75.8) Geert Nentjes

Final

Karel Sedlacek v Jan Dekker

Update 13:00 - Leung defeats Bunse to book Schindler tie

The penultimate round of the Rest of the World Qualifier has been confirmed with Kai Fan Leung the last player through to the semi-finals.

Leung defeated Christian Bunse 6-2 with a 93 average and now has 'The Wall' Martin Schindler in his sights and if he gets through that a tie with Jelle Klaasen or Niels Zonneveld await.

Like alluded to below, Karel Sedlacek will next face Benito van de Pas while Jan Dekker is set for a double dutch encounter with Geert Nentjes.

ROTW World Championship Qualifier
Q1
Quarter-Finals

Jelle Klaasen (BYE)

Niels Zonneveld (93.2) 6-3 (89.3) Krzysztof Kciuk

Martin Schindler (93.4) 6-4 (89.7) Jesus Noguera

Kai Fan Leung (93.9) 6-2 (92.6) Christian Bunse

Semi-Finals

Jelle Klaasen v Niels Zonneveld

Martin Schindler v Kai Fan Leung

Q2
Quarter-Finals

Benito van de Pas (BYE)

Karel Sedlacek (101.3) 6-0 (89.4) Rowby-John Rodriguez

Jan Dekker (BYE)

Geert Nentjes (84.3) 6-0 (75.7) Harald Leitinger

Semi-Finals

Benito van de Pas v Karel Sedlacek

Jan Dekker v Geert Nentjes

Update 12:30: Sedlacek whitewashes Rodriguez to keep World Championship dream alive 

The first matches have been played with Niels Zonneveld, Martin Schindler, Karel Sedlacek and Geert Nentjes winning their games in the preliminary round.

ROTW World Championship Qualifier
Q1
Quarter-Finals

Jelle Klaasen (BYE)

Niels Zonneveld (93.2) 6-3 (89.3) Krzysztof Kciuk

Martin Schindler (93.4) 6-4 (89.7) Jesus Noguera

Kai Fan Leung v Christian Bunse

Semi-Finals

Jelle Klaasen v Niels Zonneveld

Martin Schindler v Leung/Bunse

Q2
Quarter-Finals

Benito van de Pas (BYE)

Karel Sedlacek (101.3) 6-0 (89.4) Rowby-John Rodriguez

Jan Dekker (BYE)

Geert Nentjes (84.3) 6-0 (75.7) Harald Leitinger

Semi-Finals

Benito van de Pas v Karel Sedlacek

Jan Dekker v Geert Nentjes

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