"I'm thrilled to get over the line," said Price, who ended the final with a 100.14 average. "Dirk played fantastic but I think I played a little bit better.
Price regains World Series of Darts Finals crown and silences home crowd with thrilling victory over Van Duijvenbode
Price managed to break Van Duijvenbode twice prior to the last leg, but the Dutchman twice reversed his break deficit. 'The Iceman' had break Van Duijvenbode a third time as 'Aubergenius' had throw in the last leg. Price succeeded in that mission, but according to the Welshman he could have won by a bigger scoreline.
"It was a great game but I made it really difficult for myself. There were two or three legs where I missed doubles, and at five-all going into the second break I probably could have been 7-3 up.
"I knew from there on in it was going to be a tough battle; Dirk was playing really well and obviously the crowd were supporting him but I dug in there right until the end.