World Champs Draw Offers MVG v DeSousa Clash.

Michael van Gerwen will begin the defence of his William Hill World Darts Championship title against Jelle Klaasen or Kevin Burness.

Domestic Honour Seals Burness' William Hill World Darts Championship Debut
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Kevin Burness, stands in the way of a mouth watering 2nd round clash.

The draw was made on Monday for the 2019/2020 William Hill World Darts Championship, which will see 96 of the world’s best players competing from December 13-January 1 for the Sid Waddell Trophy and £2.5 million in prize money.

Draw bracket for 2019/20 World Championships

Michael van Gerwen (1) v Jelle Klaasen or Kevin Burness

Ricky Evans (32) v Mark McGeeney or Matt Campbell

Jonny Clayton (16) v Ryan Joyce or Jan Dekker

Stephen Bunting (17) v Arron Monk or Jose Justicia

James Wade (8) v Ritchie Edhouse or Boris Koltsov

Steve Beaton (25) v Kyle Anderson or Xiaochen Zong

Ian White (9) v Darius Labanauskas or Matthew Edgar

Max Hopp (24) v Gabriel Clemens or Benito van de Pas

Gary Anderson (5) v Brendan Dolan or Nitin Kumar

Steve West (28) v Ryan Searle or Robbie King

Nathan Aspinall (12) v Andy Boulton or Danny Baggish

Krzysztof Ratajski (21) v Jamie Hughes or Zoran Lerchbacher

Michael Smith (4) v Luke Woodhouse or Paul Lim

Dimitri Van den Bergh (29) v Josh Payne or Diogo Portela

Adrian Lewis (13) v Cristo Reyes or Lourence Ilagan

Darren Webster (20) v Ryan Meikle or Yuki Yamada

Rob Cross (2) v Kim Huybrechts or Geert Nentjes

Danny Noppert (31) v Steve Lennon or Callan Rydz

Joe Cullen (15) v James Wilson or Nico Kurz

Jermaine Wattimena (18) v Luke Humphries or Devon Petersen

Peter Wright (7) v Rowby-John Rodriguez or Noel Malicdem

Keegan Brown (26) v Mickey Mansell or Seigo Asada

Dave Chisnall (10) v Vincent van der Voort or Keane Barry

Jeffrey de Zwaan (23) v Raymond van Barneveld or Darin Young

Daryl Gurney (6) v Justin Pipe or Benjamin Pratnemer

Glen Durrant (27) v Jose De Sousa or Damon Heta

Mensur Suljovic (11) v Ted Evetts or Fallon Sherrock

Chris Dobey (22) v Ron Meulenkamp or Ben Robb

Gerwyn Price (3) v William O’Connor or Marko Kantele

John Henderson (30) v James Richardson or Mikuru Suzuki

Simon Whitlock (14) v Harry Ward or Madars Razma

Mervyn King (19) v Ross Smith or Ciaran Teehan