The Latest Ranking Tables
There are various ranking systems employed by the bodies who run the tournaments throughout the year. The PDC employ an order of merit system based on winnings. The BDO/WDF have various systems in place based on points won in certain tournaments with different cut off dates depending on the tournament. A full explanation of how the ranking systems work can be found here.
Latest Tournament Points and Past Winners
PDC Pro Tour Qualifying School 2013
The 2013 PDC Q-School will take place on the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th January 2013 (Thur-Sun) at Robin Park Arena, Sports and Tennis Centre, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UH, UK
The 3rd PDC Q-School follows the success of the 2011 and 2012 events and will take place from Thursday 17th January to Sunday 20 th January 2013; all four days will feature a daily event in which the top four players (Semi-Finalists) will gain automatic PDC Tour Cards. All players will win points for games and legs won each day and if automatic Tour Cards are not gained the points will determine a players place on the Q-School Order of Merit Table (QSOoM).
The events will start at 12 noon on all days with an 11am registration prior to the draw. You must register each day before 11am.
Players who qualify will win a place on the PDC Pro-Tour for two years and will be able to compete on the PDC circuit worth over 5 million pounds in prize money. In previous Q-Schools, Tour Cards were awarded to John Henderson, Dave Chisnall, Dean Winstanley and Tony West who have all madegreat impacts on the PDC Pro-Tour with Chisnall already placed in the top 16.
The PDC Q-School gives any player the opportunity to test their skills against fellow players over itsfour day period, with the semi-finalists of each day gaining automatic Tour Cards (16) for two years and all remaining players without automatic Tour Cards gaining places on the QSOoM. After allocation, any remaining two year Tour Card places will go to players on the QSOoM in order of ranking; all remaining players on the QSOoM table will remain as Associate Members of the PDPA for the remainder of the year.
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