The Shanghai Darts Masters is part of the World Series of Darts and will be held for the third time in Shanghai, China. The tournament will feature 16 players (eight PDC players facing eight regional qualifiers) and will be held at the Pullman Hotel in Shanghai, China from 13–14 July 2018.
The first edition of this tournament was won by Michael van Gerwen , who won the final 8: 3 against James Wade . Also in 2017, the tournament was again part of the World Series of Dart , again it was won by van Gerwen.
One of the most anticipated majors in the calendar, the World Matchplay will take place from July 21-29, 2018 of the world’s best players congregate at the renowned darting shrine of Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.
It is regarded as the second biggest PDC Tournament. The difference between this and other darts tournaments is that there is no deciding leg - players must win by two clear legs. The first round is usually played over the first to 10 legs but if the score reaches 9-9, play continues until either player gains a 2 leg lead.