SEVEN MODUS stars booked their places at next week’s Unibet European Championship following the conclusion of the PDC European Tour last weekend.
Defending champion Michael Van Gerwen is bidding to win the tournament for a fifth consecutive year and heads to Dortmund as the number one seed after winning a record eight Euro Tour events in 2018.
The Dutchman takes on Paul Nicholson in round one on the opening night.
Simon Whitlock, who reached two finals on the European Tour this year, is also in action on Thursday October 25.
The 2012 European Champion (pictured) faces Steve Beaton as Whitlock continues his pursuit of a second major title.
Steve West kicks off the event with an opening clash against Mervyn King, before debutant Richard North meets Ian White.
Danny Noppert, also making his European Championship debut, takes on World Champion Rob Cross on the opening night.
World Matchplay quarter-finalist Joe Cullen faces Jelle Klaasen in the Thursday evening session.
Austrian Darts Open winner Jonny Clayton plays his first round match against James Wilson on the afternoon of Friday October 26.