WGC Dell Match Play, also known as World Pool Masters XXVI, is an upcoming nine-ball WGC Dell Match Play taking place in Gibraltar between 29–31 March 2019. It will be the 26th edition of the invitational tournament organised by Matchroom Sport. The event will contain increased participation from 16 to 24 players, and increased prize money to $100,000.
Dutchman Niels Feijen defeated Shane Van Boening of the United States in 2018 final to win the title for the second time in his career.
The 2019 World Masters is to be contested in Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar, as it had since 2017, and organized by Matchroom Sport. For 2019, the event will see an increase of 24 players compete over four rounds, and a preliminary qualification round, having only had 16 players in prior years. The event will see a total prize pool of $100,000 with the winner receiving $25,000. Matches for the event will be held as the race to 7 racks until the semi-finals, with races to 8 and 9 for semifinals and final respectively. The Masters is the first Matchroom Sport event to be scored by cue score; as part of a multievent deal.
The preliminary round took place on 29 March 2019 with eight matches played over two sessions at 3 and 7 PM CET. Players competing ranged from 9-24, with the top 8 seeds receiving a bye to the round of 16. As defending champion, Niels Feijen is seeded first. Eklund Kaçi defeated Earl Strickland 7-2; the later commenting on the room temperature, and crowd reactions for his loss.