These players are already certain to participate in the 2023 Grand Slam of Darts

By winning the World Grand Prix, Luke Humphries has joined the field of participants at the Grand Slam of Darts as a major winner. With one more major tournament to go, the Wolverhampton tournament's field of participants is substantially complete.

The Grand Slam of Darts will take place from Nov. 11 to 19 at the Aldersley Leisure Village in Wolverhampton. The field of participants consists of 32 players who have qualified through various branches of the PDC.

The first 16 spots go to winners and losing finalists of television tournaments in the last 12 months. Michael Smith, Michael van Gerwen, Nathan Aspinall, Luke Humphries, Chris Dobey, Andrew Gilding, Gerwyn Price, Jonny Clayton, Rob Cross, Peter Wright and Gary Anderson have already qualified through this route. There are 5 spots left via this route, which can be taken by European Championship finalists and winners of Euro Tour tournaments and Players Championships.

Currently, Dave Chisnall and Krzysztof Ratajski claim a spot by winning one or more Euro Tours. Through the Players Championships are Dirk van Duijvenbode, Danny Noppert and Damon Heta. So they must hope that the European Championship will not produce any new finalists.

The next eight spots will be given away to amateur darters, youth players and women. The winners of the CDC Continental Cup and the PDC Asian Championship will receive invitations. Haruki Muramatsu won the PDC Asian Championship, while the CDC Continental Cup takes place on Friday, Oct. 20. Josh Rock and Nathan Girvan have qualified as the finalists of the 2022 PDC World Youth Championship.

The number one seed on the Development Tour, Challenge Tour and Women's Series will also receive a ticket to the Grand Slam of Darts. Gian van Veen finished top on the Development Tour this year and will make his debut in Wolverhampton. First place on the Challenge Tour is currently held by Berry van Peer. Beau Greaves tops the Women's Series ranking, but has already qualified as the winner of the Women's World Matchplay 2023. So this spot will be taken by the runner-up of the Women's Series (currently Mikuru Suzuki).

The final eight spots will be made available during a qualifying tournament for PDC Tour Card holders on Friday, Nov. 3.

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