Remotely contested success for Humphries and Baughan

Luke Humphries and Tom Baughan claimed their first CG Darts Bedroom titles as remotely contested darts continued amid the worsening coronavirus crisis.

The CG Darts Bedroom series is a string of tournaments brought into existence in order to fill the void left by the cancellations of many tournaments worldwide, both professional and amateur.

Former World Championship quarter-finalist, Humphries, defeated Baughan in the final the fourth staging, following tournaments already being won by Ted Evetts, Bradley Brooks and Stephen Burton.

Humphries overcame Dmitriy Zhukov in the first round, before thrashing Justin Smith and Ritchie Edhouse – both of who competed in March’s UK Open in Minehead.

‘Cool Hand Luke’ then narrowly saw off Llew Bevan in the semi-finals, before pulling off a simply remarkable 11-darter to deny Baughan in a deciding leg in the final on Thursday.

Baughan, who overcame UK Open participants Adrian Gray and Jamie Clark en route to a last hurdle defeat at the hands of Humphries, returned for the fifth tournament on Saturday and claimed the spoils.

The Development Tour competitor defeated Tommy Lishman in the final, having previously denied Darren Armstrong, Lennon Cradock, Lewis McMahon and Aaron Barber.

19-year-old Bradley Brooks, who thrashed Justin Smith to claim the second event, entered both tournaments and endured second round departures at the hands of Lishman.

CG DARTS BEDROOM SERIES


ROLL OF HONOUR
1 – Ted Evetts 8-4 Luke Humphries
2 – Bradley Brooks 8-1 Justin Smith
3 – Stephen Burton 6-5 Ritchie Edhouse
4 – Luke Humphries 6-5 Tom Baughan
5 – Tom Baughan 6-4 Tommy Lishman

Click here for full results from the fifth CG Darts Bedroom tournament

(Photography: Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

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