Evetts wins remotely contested bedroom tournament during professional break
Ted Evetts tasted success amid a break in professional play as he defeated Luke Humphries 8-4 in the final of the CG Darts Bedroom tournament on Wednesday evening.
DartConnect hosted the final of the remotely contested competition, with Evetts and Humphries simultaneously competing against one another in Warwickshire and Berkshire respectively.
Evetts drew first blood with an 18-darter, before Humphries responded and subsequently opened up a 4-2 advantage over last year’s PDC Development Tour table-topper.
From there, ‘Super Ted’ reeled off a staggering six legs in succession to claim the spoils, registering an 87.3 average in the process.
Evetts came through a tough draw on his way to the final, denying Rowby-John Rodriguez, Kyle McKinstry, Bradley Brooks and Dom Taylor.
The Stockton-based thrower will be hoping to return to form when professional darts gets back underway, having suffered a rough start to the year in which he endured four first round exits.
Ted Evetts wins the CG Darts Bedroom Competition thanks to a 8-4 victory over Luke Humphries. pic.twitter.com/ClAV1Lpmll
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World Youth Championship winner Humphries saw off Justin Smith, Lewy Williams, Bradley Coltman and Ryan Meikle during his route to the final hurdle.
Meanwhile, Bristol’s Taylor ousted Scotland’s Jamie Clark and Adam Huckvale as well as whitewashing Belgian tour card holder Mike De Decker to reach the semi-finals, while Meikle also made the last four with wins over Josh Rock, Ciaran Teehan and Ross Twell.
Meikle’s run came weeks after lifting two Development Tour titles, white Taylor reached yet another semi-final after reaching three out of his four attempts in Hildesheim.
Elsewhere, Kim Huybrechts endured a first round departure at the hands of 19-year-old Bradley Brooks.
It is expected that further online, remotely contested tournaments will take place over the coming days as professionals come to terms with the break in play due to the coronavirus outbreak.
CG Darts Bedroom Tournament
Ryan Meikle 6-5 Ciaran Teehan
Ross Twell 6-5 Ben Hazel
Bradley Coltman 6-5 George Killington
Luke Humphries 6-4 Lewy Williams
Adam Huckvale 6-2 Rhys Davies
Dom Taylor 6-0 Mike De Decker
Ted Evetts 6-3 Kyle McKinstry
Bradley Brooks 6-5 David Evans
Ryan Meikle 6-4 Ross Twell
Luke Humphries 6-2 Bradley Coltman
Dom Taylor 6-4 Adam Huckvale
Ted Evetts 6-3 Bradley Brooks
Luke Humphries 6-4 Ryan Meikle
Ted Evetts 6-2 Dom Taylor
Ted Evetts 8-4 Luke Humphries
(Photography: Professional Darts Corporation)