Dean Back to Wigan; UK Open Qualifiers 4-6

Dean Back to Wigan; UK Open Qualifiers 4-6

coral uk openTHE final three Coral UK Open Qualifiers for professional players will be held from Friday February 21- Sunday February 23, featuring over 200 players battling for places in next month’s Televised Finals in Minehead.  Dean goes into the last three qualifiers comfortably safe, sitting on £3,500, with £500-£750 probably being enough,

The weekend will see three tournaments, each worth £50,000, held at the Robin Park Tennis Centre in Wigan, with PDC Tour Card Holders joined by PDPA Associate Members in the field for each.

Following Sunday’s Qualifier Six, the leading 96 players (plus ties) from the Coral UK Open Order of Merit will qualify alongside the 32 Rileys Qualifiers to compete in the Coral UK Open Televised Finals at the Butlins Minehead Resort from March 7-9.

Entry lists are below for the three tournaments, which will each commence at 12pm and will be held across 32 boards in Wigan.  All games will be the best of 11 legs, with the leading 32 players from the PDC Order of Merit who have entered being exempt to the Last 128 stage, where they are drawn at random with one player per board.

Updates will be available throughout each event here at the PDC’s official website,, as well as through the PDC Live Scores Website,, and on Twitter by following @PDCResults.

Qualifier 4 – Friday

Round 1:    Dean Winstanley 6-0 Craig Pope
Round 2:    Dean Winstanley 6-1 Rocco Maes
Round 3:    Dean Winstanley 6-3 Ting Chi Royden Lam
Round 4:   Dean Winstanley 6-1 Paul Nicholson
Round 5:   Kim Huybrechts 6-2 Dean Winstanley

Another £1,000 won on Friday, and still two more days to go…

Qualifier 5 – Saturday

Round 1:   Dean Winstanley 6-0 Dirk van Duijvenbode
Round 2:   Dean Winstanley 6-2 Andy Pearce
Round 3:   Dean Winstanley (103.34) 6-2 Dave Chisnall
Round 4:   Dean Winstanley 6-0 Ewan Hyslop
Round 5:   Dean Winstanley 5-6  Wes Newton

Deano goes out battling – both players hitting 100 average.  Another £1,000 won!

Final Qualifier 5 – Sunday

Round 1:   Dean Winstanley 6-2 Stephen McNally
Round 2:   Dean Winstanley 5-6 Mark Webster

No luck on Sunday, but you will see Dean on ITV4 at the televised finals!

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