Van den Bergh started with a 6-2 win against Chris Dobey (PDC-35), defeated the Spaniard Toni Alcinas (PDC-48) with 6-3 and switched then James Wade (PDC-7), Stephen Burton (PDC 99) and Matthew Edgar (PDC-68) 6-4. In the semi-finals was the world champion of 2018 Rob Cross (PDC-2) with 7-5 for the axe. It was for the "Dreammaker" right the first victory in six mutual confrontations. In the finale had the two won the world with 8-3 are several recognise in Durrant, who recently made the switch from the BDO to the PDC bond.
"up Until now I've never been able to shine on a Players Championship tournament", responded Van den Bergh. "All the players know that I televisietoernooien my best darts to play, but here I couldn never. This season was my goal to also at the other tournaments for the day to come, and I succeeded. All of what I the past few years have learned, now begins to pay off. I know now that I have everyone beat."
For the other Belgians, the tournament was quickly. Ronny Huybrechts (PDC 61) lost in the second round with a 6-3 from the Dutch boss Jonny Clayton (PDC 15). Kim Huybrechts (PDC 21) and Davy Van Baelen (PDC-81) had already in the first round defeated the English James Wade and Arron Monk (PDC-78).First round
Ronny Huybrechts (Bel/61) - John Michael (Eng/99) 6-2
James Wade (Eng/9) - Kim Huybrechts (Bel/22) 6-2
Dimitri Van den Bergh (Bel/34) - Chris Dobey (Eng/35) 6-2
Arron Monk (Eng/78) - Davy Van Baelen (Bel/81) 6-5
Jonny Clayton (Wal/15) - Ronny Huybrechts (Bel/61) 6-3
Dimitri Van den Bergh (Bel/34) - Toni Alcinas (Spa/48) 6-3
Dimitri Van den Bergh (Bel/34) - James Wade (Eng/7) 6-4Eighth-finals
Dimitri Van den Bergh (Bel/34) - Stephen Burton (Eng/99) 6-4Quarterfinals
Dimitri Van den Bergh (Bel/34) Matthew Edgar (Eng/68) 6-4Semi-finals
Dimitri Van den Bergh (Bel/34) - Rob Cross (Eng/2) 7-5Finale
Glen Durrant (Eng/88) - Dimitri Van den Bergh (Bel/34) 8-3