The World Series of Darts Finals begins on Friday afternoon next door to the site of the Dutch Darts Masters in the form of the AFAS Live in Amsterdam with the first round setting up the ties with the seeded players headed up by Dimitri van den Bergh.
Danny Baggish sealed his Ally Pally return last weekend and will play on the big stage in Amsterdam against Ryan Joyce to begin the session with the victor facing Van den Bergh.
Jamie Hughes follows up facing Dave Chisnall who has been in superb form as of late on the European Tour and will fancy his chances of a repeat meeting of the Masters final against Joe Cullen.
It is an all Aussie clash following that between the winner of the Kyle Anderson Memorial Trophy, Gordon Mathers and Damon Heta with the winner facing Michael van Gerwen on home soil.
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At the half-way point, Haupai Puha faces a home hero in Dirk van Duijvenbode with Gary Anderson awaiting who hasn't played in over 75 days so could hold a big chance for the victor.
Leonard Gates was 'Too Hot To Trot' at Madison Square Garden winning the North American Championship getting the opportunity to play in both this tournament and the Grand Slam as well as the World Championship and he will face Devon Petersen with former champion, James Wade the seed awaiting.
All the billing in the session will go to World Champion, Peter Wright fresh off his European Tour triumph facing Fallon Sherrock with the winner set to face Michael Smith. Before a double dose of Dutchman in Vincent van der Voort and Danny Noppert who will face Matt Campbell and Simon Whitlock with Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton awating the winners.
Schedule of Play
Friday September 16 (1900 local time, 1800 BST)
First Round x8
Danny Baggish v Ryan Joyce
Jamie Hughes v Dave Chisnall
Gordon Mathers v Damon Heta
Haupai Puha v Dirk van Duijvenbode
Leonard Gates v Devon Petersen
Fallon Sherrock v Peter Wright
Matt Campbell v Vincent van der Voort
Simon Whitlock v Danny Noppert
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