Wayne Warren, Maria O’Brien, Lorraine Winstanley and Chris Landman all tasted success as the BDO/WDF tour travelled to Samorin, Slovakia. Photo: Tip Top Pics.
Tony Martin, Anastasia Dobromyslova and Maria O’Brien will travel to Eastern Europe this weekend in the hope of defending their crowns as the BDO and WDF ranked Slovak Open and Slovak Masters take place at the X-Bionic Sphere in Samorin, Slovakia. Martin and his wife Dobromyslova shared the Slovak Masters winner’s podium 12 months ago, […]
Gary Mawson defeated Canadian youngster Keifer Durham to claim the prestigious Syracuse Open in New York, with intense levels of snow providing disruption to many competitors journeys. The Syracuse Open is one of the largest tournaments in the USA in terms of population as hundreds of throwers take to the Holiday Inn, Liverpool in New […]
2020 BDO World Championship runner-up Jim Williams produced a superb weekend of darts to take the Scottish Open title, as Beau Greaves defeated woman of the hour Fallon Sherrock in the ladies final. Photo: Tip Top Pics.
Fallon Sherrock will begin her campaign against either Tara Deamer or Gemma Kerr as she continues her roadshow, with the Scottish Open taking place at the Normandy Cosmopolitan Hotel in Renfrew. Sherrock, who made history in becoming the first woman to compete in the Unibet Premier League on Thursday, will be looking to win the […]
Darren Herewini defended his Canterbury Classic title on Saturday evening in New Zealand, defeating local player Tukz Weko in the final. Herewini, who represented New Zealand at January’s BDO World Championship, continued his dominance in his native country with a third successive scalp. The 28-year-old added to his Alan King Memorial and Ted Clements Memorial titles since […]
The England squad has been confirmed ahead of the upcoming British Internationals in April, with global sensation Fallon Sherrock being named amongst those involved. The British Internationals consist of England’s men, women and youngsters facing both Scotland and Wales across a three-day period at Chapel St Leonards Resort on the Lincolnshire coast. Sherrock, who famously […]
Australia’s Damon Heta capped off one of the most important weeks of his career to date by defeating Ben Smith 6-2 to win the Gwynedd Open in Anglesey. Photo: Gwynedd Darts.
Chris Lim was crowned champion as he denied Danny Baggish, with the 42nd annual Las Vegas Open taking place in Nevada. Lim, who was ousted in the second round last year at the hands of Guyana’s Norman Madhoo, tasted success in a WDF-ranked event for the first time in five years, having defeated Leonard Gates […]
Q01. “Congratulations Jeff on your recent pairs win with fellow Canadian David Cameron at the WDF World Cup of Darts. You beat the English pair of Scott Mitchell and Daniel Day 6-2 in the Final. What was it like to achieve that winning feeling in Romania?” “It was great to get a win, thank you. […]
Martin Adams, the three-time world champion, has declared his interest in becoming British Darts Organisation chairman during a spell of frustration in and around the organisation. Following a World Championship overshadowed by troubles, including a reportedly slashed prize fund as well as relatively poor ticket sales in the early stages of the tournament, many players […]
Scott Mitchell squeezes past Scott Waites 5-4 in an Indigo classic to book a semi-final meeting with Wayne Warren, while Jim Williams and Mario Vandenbogaerde also progress with Lisa Ashton and Mikuru Suzuki setting up a blockbuster women's final.
Lisa Ashton, Corrine Hammond, Beau Greaves and Mikuru Suzuki booked their places in the ladies semi-finals of the 2020 BDO World Professional Darts Championships on an eventful day six at the Indigo at the O2.
Scott Mitchell denies 14-year-old sensation Leighton Bennett a debut win at the BDO World Championship as Richard Veenstra also progresses at the Indigo at the O2, while Nick Kenny and Gary Robson are both seeded casualties on day 4.
A good day for the favourites on day 3 of the 2020 BDO World Championship at Indigo at the O2 as former PDC world finalist Andy Hamilton recovered from a scrappy first set to progress alongside the likes of Scott Waites and Wesley Harms.
Fifth seed Wayne Warren secured his passage into the last 16 of the BDO World Darts Championship following a 3-2 victory over Australian Justin Thompson, as Deta Hedman’s wait for the Women’s World title rumbles on. Warren hit a 120 outshot to win his contest with the Australian after coming back from 1-0 down to […]
Jim Williams and Beau Greaves won their opening games but Dave Parletti crashed out on a dramatic opening day at the 2020 BDO World Professional Darts Championships, played at the Indigo at the O2 in London. Photo: Tip Top Pics
There are very few, if any, more dedicated to the BDO circuit than John Scott. The former PDC tour card holder from London has travelled across Europe for well over a year now, vying for success wherever his plane may land. It’s been quite the season-and-a-half for the diehard Arsenal supporter, having competed in countries […]
Sweden’s Vicky Pruim will make her BDO World Championship return after the disappointing news that Fallon Sherrock was to withdraw. Sherrock’s withdrawal came as a result of the slashed ladies’ prize fund, with Pruim now preparing for her second appearance in three years. Having debuted at the prestigious tournament in 2002 and reaching the semi-finals, […]
After the World Darts Federation recently announced their decision to cease their partnership with the BDO, it has now been confirmed that the 2020 Dutch Open will not be BDO ranked. The Nederlanse Darts Bond’s decision comes as a result of new fees being implemented by Des Jacklin and the BDO – which meant that […]
The sport’s governing body, the World Darts Federation, has in the last few days confirmed that they will be ceasing their BDO recognition with immediate effect. This announcement from the WDF comes after a torrid few months for the BDO, following a controversy-struck World Masters – which was overshadowed by redraws and apparent rule breaches. […]
Andrey Pontus became the first Belarusian to lift a BDO-ranked title, defeating Russia’s Aleksei Kadochnikov as the Latvia Open took place at the Bellevue Park Hotel in Riga. Pontus, who was a quarter-finalist at the Vilnius Open in Lithuania earlier this year, came through the 150-plus field to lift a maiden BDO crown. He began […]
Ross Montgomery lifted a second title in a matter of weeks as the BDO’s Italian double-header took place in Bologna, as Tony Martin, Laura Turner and Aileen de Graaf also claimed titles. Montgomery, who had not lifted a BDO title for over two years prior to last weekend’s Czech Open triumph, has produced some remarkable […]
Joe Davis and Jo Locke claimed BDO titles as the annual Malta International Darts Open took place at the Montekristo Estate. Davis, who reached the televised stages of the World Masters just last month, topped his run to the final in Malta two years ago as he clinched the crown with a narrow victory over France’s […]
Wesley Harms will commence his Italian Grand Masters title defence on Saturday as he faces either Tony Borg or Andrea Laconi in the second round. Harms lifted the prestigious crown last time around as he defeated Mario Vandenbogarde in the final, clinching the €2,400 winner’s fund. The recent Malta Open champion Joe Davis will take […]
David Evans will be seeded one as the BDO travels to the Montekristo Estate for the annual Malta Open. Evans, who will make his BDO World Championship debut in January, will open his Malta Open campaign with a second round meeting with Austria’s Christian Rokos. Tony O’Shea, Scott Taylor, Brian Raman and France’s Thibault Tricole are […]
Ross Montgomery won his first BDO ranking title in 28 months as Lisa Ashton also triumphed at the BDO Czech Open in Prague. Photo: Tip Top Pics
Peter Wright and Glen Durrant will meet in Sunday afternoon's Grand Slam of Darts semi-finals after coming through high-quality tussles with Dave Chisnall and Michael Smith respectively.
Karel Sedlacek will begin his title defence against the relatively unknown German, Hendrik Maquardt, as the 25th BDO-ranked Czech Open takes place in Prague. Sedlacek lifted the title on home soil last time around as he defeated Hannes Schnier, and joined the likes of Scott Mitchell, Jan Dekker, Scott Waites, Krzysztof Ratajski and Mensur Suljovic […]
Adrian Lewis came back from 3-1 down to beat Jim Williams 5-3 to qualify for the last 16 of the 2019 Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton. Jackpot beat the BDO World Trophy champion in a winner takes all clash at Aldersley Leisure Village. Defeat for Williams means no player inside the BDO system has […]
Jeff Smith reigned victorious once again in Massachusetts as he defended his BDO-ranked Seacoast Open title, beating Danny Baggish 6-4 in a closely contested final. Smith, who reached the televised stages of the World Masters last month, comfortably saw off Bill Davis, Brandon Rogers and Joshua Bouffard in the early rounds, before booking his place […]
Michael Smith hit four maximums and rattled off a 113 average to beat Nathan Aspinall 5-1 on the second day of the 2019 Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton. Smith’s win sees him qualify for the knockout stages with a game to spare, following Glen Durrant’s 5-4 win over Martin Schindler in Group H. The […]