Yamada secures PDC World Darts Championship return at PDJ Japan Qualifier
Yamada won through a last-leg decider against Masumu Chino in Sunday to book his place at Alexandra Palace for the second time.
He previously played at the 2019/20 tournament defeating Ryan Meikle before losing to Darren Webster. He has also played at the World Cup of Darts and on the World Series.
He joins Matt Campbell, Lourence Ilagan, Martin Schindler, Jim Williams and Danny Lauby as the current International Qualifiers.
PDC World Darts Championship PDJ Qualifier
Masumu Chino 4-2 Kouta Suzuki
Mitsuhiko Tatsunami 4-1 Shota Sosogi
Yuki Yamada 4-2 Yuya Higuchi
Takahisa Hirose 4-1 Kenichi Ajiki
Masumu Chino 4-0 Mitsuhiko Tatsunami
Yuki Yamada 4-3 Takahisa Hirose
Yuki Yamada 5-4 Masumu Chino