Peter Wright and Daryl Gurney kick off their campaigns as the first round draws to a close at the World Matchplay.
Peter Wright heads to the Winter Gardens on a remarkable 18-match unbeaten run and Snakebite is full of confidence as he targets a maiden Matchplay title.
Michael van Gerwen will take on Glen Durrant in the second round of the World Matchplay, as James Wade prevails in a Winter Gardens epic against Jeffrey de Zwaan.
Michael van Gerwen kicked off his bid for a third World Matchplay title with victory over Steve Beaton, as Glen Durrant dumped out Adrian Lewis.
World No 1 Michael van Gerwen kicks off his World Matchplay campaign on day two at the Winter Gardens, as Adrian Lewis takes on Glen Durrant.
Gerwyn Price was the first high-profile casualty of the World Matchplay as Gary Anderson began the defence of his title with a 10-6 victory over Danny Noppert.
Gary Anderson begins the defence of his World Matchplay title on Saturday night and 'The Flying Scotsman' is in relaxed mood ahead of his Winter Gardens return.
Wayne Mardle returns with his crystal ball to preview this year's World Matchplay and 'Hawaii-501' believes a number of seeds are in danger of an early exit.
The World Matchplay gets underway on Saturday night at the Winter Gardens and we run the rule over what to expect ahead of this year's summer showpiece.
Glen Durrant, Jamie Hughes and Chris Dobey spoke exclusively to Sky Sports as they look ahead to their World Matchplay debuts at the Winter Gardens.
Devon Petersen is set to make his Sky Sports commentary debut at the World Matchplay and the South African is predicting a new winner at the Winter Gardens.
Rod Harrington joins the Darts Show podcast team to pick out a number of key talking points ahead of this year's World Matchplay.
Gary Anderson headlines opening night at the World Matchplay but all eyes will be on Sunday night when three-time BDO world champion Glen Durrant faces Adrian Lewis.
Gary Anderson will begin the defence of his World Matchplay title against Danny Noppert, while Michael van Gerwen faces Steve Beaton.
Former champion Colin Lloyd is relishing the draw for the World Matchplay, insisting it brings together the very best world darts has to offer.
As well as the first-ever Czech Open title, the final three World Matchplay places are up for grabs in Prague with the action getting underway on Friday.
Raymond van Barneveld will miss the World Matchplay after withdrawing from the forthcoming PDC ProTour.
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