Michael van Gerwen claimed victory in the first Players Championship event of the season. The Dutchman defeated James Wade in the final to seal his fourth event win of the season.

The world number one lost only one leg in his first three rounds, before beating Danny Noppert to reach the last sixteen. Van Gerwen whitewashed Dave Chisnall to continue his run, before he edged out Gerwyn Price. Wade knocked-out Chris Dobey, John Henderson and Rob Cross en route to the final.

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Last 16
Michael van Gerwen 6 | 4 Danny Noppert
Dave Chisnall 6 | 5 Keegan Brown
Ian White 6 | 1 James Wilson
Gerwyn Price 6 | 5 Michael Smith
Ryan Joyce 6 | 5 Michael Barnard
Ron Meulenkamp 6 | 4 Terry Jenkins
James Wade 6 | 0 John Henderson
Rob Cross 6 | 1 Benito van de Pas

Last Eight
Michael van Gerwen 6 | 0 Dave Chisnall
Gerwyn Price 6 | 3 Ian White
Ryan Joyce 6 | 4 Ron Meulenkamp
James Wade 6 | 5 Rob Cross

Last Four
Michael van Gerwen 6 | 3 Gerwyn Price
James Wade 6 | 4 Ryan Joyce

Final
Michael van Gerwen 6 | 4 James Wade

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Author: Pieter