PDC World Darts Championship: How to watch World Darts Championship – TV channel, live stream, prize money

The PDC World Darts Championship will return for its traditional end-of-year slot in the sporting calendar

PDC World Darts Championship

Michael van Gerwen will be gunning for his fourth PDC World Darts Championship title when the action returns to Ally Pally this winter.

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The Dutchman will hope to flex his muscles in the post-Phil Taylor era and will no doubt have The Power’s stunning 14-title haul in the back of his mind ahead of each annual competition.

Former world champion Raymond van Barneveld will call time on his career following the conclusion of the PDC World Darts Championship and will no doubt be given a terrific send-off by the Barney Army.

RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about the 2020 PDC World Darts Championship.

When is the 2020 PDC World Darts Championship?

Matches will take place from Friday 13th December 2019 and run until Wednesday 1st January 2020, hence the reason for the tournament being branded as the 2020 edition.

Where is the 2020 PDC World Darts Championship?

The 2019 PDC World Cup of Darts will take place at Alexandra Palace, London.

Over 50,000 darts fans are expected to flood through the doors over the course of the tournament.

How to watch and live stream the 2020 PDC World Darts Championship


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You can watch the championship live on Sky Sports.

Sky Sports subscribers can also stream the darts drama via the SkyGo app.

If you don’t have Sky, you can watch the tournament through NOW TV. You can get a Sky Sports day pass for £9.99, a week pass for £14.99 or a month pass for £33.99, all without needing a contract. NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles. 

2020 PDC World Darts Championship TV schedule

To be confirmed

2020 PDC World Darts Championship prize money

Winners: £500,000

Runners-up: £200,000

Semi-finalists: £100,000

Quarter-finalists: £50,000

Fourth round losers: £35,000

Third round losers: £25,000

Second round losers: £15,000

First round losers: £7,500

Who won the 2019 PDC World Darts Championship?

Michael van Gerwen defeated Michael Smith 7-3 in the final following a dramatic tournament of shock early exits.

Rob Cross – defending champion at the time – was dumped out in the fourth round.

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Peter Wright, Gerwyn Price, Mensur Sulkovic and Simon Whitlock all exited in the second round, paving the way for Van Gerwen to mop up the rest of the competitors.