2020 World Matchplay: Results, draw & schedule | Darts News

Coverage gets underway on Saturday, July 18 with all nine days of action survive Sky Sports through before the final on Sunday, July 26

Last Updated: 06/07/20 6:51pm

World Cup partners Rob Cross and Michael Smith contested this year’s World Matchplay final

Rob Cross defends his World Matchplay title since the 32 most readily useful players on planet darts head to Milton Keynes for the year’s second-biggest major.

There will be no afternoon sessions at this year’s Matchplay, as an alternative the first round matches will undoubtedly be spread over the first four days of action.

That means an early on than usual start for the first four days, with coverage getting underway at the Marshall Arena from 6pm.

Full details will appear here

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Draw

The draw will undoubtedly be made on Sunday, July 12, following conclusion regarding the Summer Series.

2020 World Matchplay – Format

First Roundbest of 19 legs
Second Roundbest of 21 legs
Quarter Finalsbest of 31 legs
Semi-Finalsbest of 33 legs
Finalbest of 35 legs

Schedule

Saturday, July 18 (from 6pm)

5 by First Round Matches

Sunday, July 19 (from 6pm)

5 by First Round Matches

Monday, July 20 (from 6pm)

5 by First Round Matches

Tuesday, July 21 (from 6pm)

1 by First Round; 4 by Second Round Matches

Wednesday, July 22 (from 7pm)

4 by Second Round Matches

Thursday, July 23 (from 7pm)

2 by Quarter-Finals

Friday, July 24 (from 7pm)

Quarter-Finals

2 x Quarter-Finals

Saturday, July 25 (from 8pm)

Semi-Finals

Sunday, July 26 (from 7.30pm)

Final

Darts returns in order to Sky Sports in July, with 9 days of protection from the World Matchplay having underway upon Saturday, July 18, each day till the final upon Sunday, July 26.