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THE WORLD 2020 rules and tournament schedule pages have been updated.

In order to improve the tournament operation, part of the rules have been adjusted. Players who will be participating in THE WORLD 2020, please pay attention to the changes.

■THE WORLD 2020 Rules
>> http://darts-theworld.com/en/rules.html

■Tournament Schedule
>> http://darts-theworld.com/en/schedule/

If you have any questions, please contact us by filling in the form below.
>> https://contact.dartslive.com/dlc/theworld_en/contact.htm

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<Important Changes for THE WORLD 2020>
・New format for Pre-tournament SHOOT OUT
・Seeding introduced for top 8 in the annual ranking(from STAGE 2)
・Some changes in monetary prizes & award system.

<Other Updates>
・Added tournament outline of SOFT DARTS WORLD CUP 2020.
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Due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) proliferation concerns, WSDA regret to inform that THE WORLD 2020 STAGE 1 MALAYSIA, originally scheduled on Sunday, 26 April will be postponed. The health and safety of the players and related parties is our priority.

Original Schedule: Friday, 24 - Sunday, 26 April
New Schedule: Friday, 23 - Sunday, 25 October

We sincerely apologies any inconvenience this might cause to players and related parties who have planned their participation. We greatly appreciate your understating and cooperation.
THE WORLD 2020, schedules and locations for all 5 STAGEs have determined.

<THE WORLD 2020 Schedule>
STAGE 1 SPAIN
Date:Sunday 28 June, 2020
Venue:ifab

STAGE 2 SINGAPORE
Date:Sunday 16 August, 2020
Venue:Suntech Singapore

STAGE 3 TAICHUNG
Date:Sunday 20 September, 2020
Venue: WAGOR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE

STAGE 4 MALAYSIA
Date:Sunday 25 October
Venue:Avenue Garden Hotel

STAGE 5 HONG KONG
Date:Sunday 13 December 2020
Venue: KITEC
We are very proud to announce that THE WORLD 2020 will have the Season Opener in Malaysia on 25-26 April.

STAGE 2 will be taking place on 27-28 June in Spain for the first time in THE WORLD history.
STAGE 3 will be held on 15-16 August in Singapore after 5 years from the last time.

Rest of the schedule and details will be announced soon.

Stay tuned for the exciting games and dramas of THE WORLD 2020!
The Annual Ranking for THE WORLD 2019 has been fixed.
Player who made the 2019 Annual Ranking 1st place is: Boris Krcmar (Croatia)!

【THE WORLD 2019 Annual Ranking TOP 6】
  • 1
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    Boris Krcmar

    Croatia

    Point
    147 pts
    Prize Money
    US$ 23,200
  • 2
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    Paul Lim

    Singapore

    Point
    120 pts
    Prize Money
    US$ 16,500
  • 3
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    FB Leung

    Hong Kong

    Point
    119 pts
    Prize Money
    US$ 16,400
  • 4
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    Jose Justicia

    Spain

    Point
    113 pts
    Prize Money
    US$ 4,200
  • 5
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    Pupo Teng Lieh

    Taiwan

    Point
    113 pts
    Prize Money
    US$ 4,200
  • 6
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    Royden Lam

    Hong Kong

    Point
    109 pts
    Prize Money
    US$ 16,000

Below are the four players who met THE WORLD 2019 Annual Ranking qualification and received the seeding spots in SUPER DARTS 2020, scheduled in Mach 2020.

・Boris Krcmar
・Paul Lim
・Jose Justicia
・Royden Lam

*As FB Leung and Pupo Teng Lieh have already qualified for SUPER DARTS through a different tournament, the seeding spot will be given to the next player in the Annual Ranking: Royden Lam.

>> Check the rest of 2019 Annual Ranking

>> Click here for SUPER DARTS 2020 Official Web site
Due to the safety concern issues with the current social environment in Hong Kong, we are forced to cancel THE WORLD 2019 STAGE 5 HONG KONG, scheduled for Saturday 7 December, 2019. Players who have already paid the entry fee for STAGE 5 are eligible for a full refund.
We will refund the fee on Tuesday 19 November 2019, around 6 pm (Japan Time).

【If you paid the fee using PayPal】
Your refund will be automatically delivered to your PayPal account.

【If you paid the fee using credit card】
When the refund is processed by your card issuer, it will show as a credit to your account 3 to 5 business days after 19 Nov.

If your refund is not showing in your account, and the processing time for your payment method has passed, contact us for further assistance.

>> CONTACT US
It is with much regret to announce that due to severely deteriorating situation in Hong Kong for the past few days, which was not anticipated, we are forced to cancel THE WORLD 2019 STAGE 5 HONG KONG which was scheduled to take place on Saturday 7 December.

As putting players and related parties' safety first is our number one priority, we have no choice but to cancel the tournament.

Players who have already paid the entry fee for STAGE 5 will be eligible for a full refund.
Announcement on how to receive the refund will be made on THE WORLD official website on a later date.
Please note that NO alternative tournament will be taking place.

As for each annual ranking, with the current ranking which was determined at STAGE 4 TAICHUNG, Final annual ranking in THE WORLD 2019 is determined.

In addition, SUPER DARTS 2020 WILD CARD TOURNAMENT which was scheduled to take place at the same venue on Sunday 8 December will be cancelled.
New information about the SUPER DARTS 2020 WILD CARD TOURNAMENT will be announced soon.

We sincerely apologize for the cancellation and any inconvenience caused and regret any disappointments this may bring to all the players and related parties.
Attention to players participating in THE WORLD 2019 STAGE 5 HONG KONG.
When traveling and staying in Hong Kong, please monitor Hong Kong local media, local transportations sites and embassy/consulate websites for the latest news and participate in THE WORLD tournament at your own risk.

The event organizer reserves the right to cancel the event due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of the event organizer or in the case of Force Majeure*.

Force Majeure
Includes and is not limited to the event organizer being unable to perform its obligations, organize or hold the event, or secure the safety of the event participants due to protest, riot, civil disobedience, uprising, march, revolt, assembly, demonstration, occupation, commotion, mass gathering, war, insurrection, sabotage, terrorist attack or the likelihood of such event or act.

If the organizer decides to cancel the event, the announcement will be made on the official website and SNS.
Please be aware that the announcement could be made right before the event.

Should STAGE 5 HONG KONG be cancelled, paid entry fee for STAGE 5 shall be fully refunded.
The organizer shall not be liable for any direct, or indirect, consequential or special damages that may be incurred due to such cancellation, including, but not limited to, airfare, hotel expenses, cancellation penalties and any other private expenses.

Please refer to the listed websites for the latest information.
*Information is not limited to these sources, please also refer to embassy/consulate websites and other news sites.

■Information on the Demonstrations
>> The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
>> U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong & Macau
>> U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong & Macau Official Facebook
>> British Consulate General Hong Kong

■Website of Local Transportation
>> MTR (Hong Kong Metro)
>> Hong Kong International Airport