2019 World Cup of Darts
Even though Anderson and Gurney have swapped a couple of times for 3rd place in the order of merit, as it stands for the first time in a few years England are set to be the number 1 seeds but won't avoid a semi final clash with the Dutch again if they both get through because they have dropped to fourth.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_PDC_W...p_of_Darts
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Not sure what the selection criteria is but the PDCN&B obviously aren't using the current OOM for their pairings which are:

Denmark - Per Laursen and Niels Heinsøe
Finland - Marko Kantele and Kim Viljanen
Sweden - Dennis Nilsson and Magnus Caris

http://pdc-nordic.tv/2019/05/02/six-play...-of-darts/


God knows how Caris got picked for Sweden given he isn't even playing on the N&B tour this year.

If they were going by the top two in the current OOM then the pairings would have been:

Denmark - Per Laursen and Steen Lysen
Finland - Ulf Ceder and Marko Kantele
Sweden - Dennis Nilsson and Oskar Lukasiak
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They are using the main rankings, that's how Viljanen and Caris got in, as both played in Euro Tours this year. Not sure about the rest though.
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Last weekend during the Swedish national league final weekend in Kalmar I heard that Caris made a 2000 sek bet with a friend that world cup of darts will be his final international tournament of his life.
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Just seen on twitter that the Chinese pairing will be Qingyu Zhan and Xiaochen Zong - the were the Chinese World Youth Championship participants in the last two years
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Would have hoped to see Cross and Wade for England with James return to some great form
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Not going to happen. Very rare that it's not the top two. Smith even said in a Live Darts TV interview he's looking forward to the world cup with Cross.
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Switzerland are no longer in the World Cup and their place has been taken by Lithuania - the Lithuania pairing will be Darius Labanauskas and Mindaugas Barauskas

The USA pairing has also been confirmed as Darin Young and Chuck Puleo.

I already posted the China pairing a couple of days ago.



https://www.pdc.tv/news/2019/05/05/china...-cup-teams
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World Cup teams will be announced today it seems.

https://twitter.com/OfficialPDC/status/1...4757312512
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Teams are announced and they have seen sense and left out Barney - Wattimena is partnering MVG

https://www.pdc.tv/news/2019/05/13/2019-...-announced
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