Group line-ups for 2013 Championship League Darts have been confirmed
Last Updated: September 17, 2013 4:25pm
Phil Taylor: Defending champion
The line-up for the group stages of the 2013 Championship League Darts have been confirmed with Phil Taylor begining the defence of his title in Group One on Tuesday, September 24.
The internet-streamed event will see play across nine days, with the eight individual Group Winners going on to contest the title in the Winners Group on Thursday October 24.
Each group features eight players, who qualify based on their ranking on the PDC Order of Merit at Monday September 16.
Play in each group is initially in a round-robin format, with players facing each other once over the best of 11 legs, with two points gained per win plus prize money of £50 per leg won, before the top four players progress to contest the semi-finals and final, which feature £100 per leg won.
On each day, the group winner progresses to the winners group and the bottom two players from the final league table are eliminated, with the next three players from the PDC Order of Merit entering for the next group.
Group One, September 24:
Michael van Gerwen
Group Two, September 25:
Group Three, September 26:
Group Four, October 15:
Group Five, October 16:
Group Six, October 17:
Group Seven, October 22:
Group Eight, October 23:
Vincent van der Voort
Winners Group, October 24:
8 x Group Winners