Krzysztof Ratajski came through a thrilling battle with German qualifier Franz Roetzsch as the third round of the International Darts Open took place in Riesa. Ratajski, the reigning Gibraltar Darts Trophy champion, was on the receiving end of three ton-plus checkouts in the early exchanges but survived an early onslaught to progress. Roetzsch, who was […]
Former World Championship finalist Andy Hamilton could make his first European Championship appearance in six years next weekend in Oberhausen. As the decimated 2020 European Tour circuit reaches its conclusion on Sunday, the race to the televised tournament hots up with four places yet to be confirmed. Hamilton is making his return from injury this […]
Roetzsch crunches Cross as Price and De Sousa depart on giant-killing day at International Darts Open
German qualifier Franz Roetzsch stunned Rob Cross while both Gerwyn Price and Jose de Sousa departed on a giant-killing day at the International Darts Open. Roetzsch, who came through the Host Nation Qualifier on Thursday evening before overcoming Brendan Dolan in the opening round, completed a remarkable victory over the former world champion. Having made […]
Ross Smith produces a sensational 112 average to beat Mario Vandenbogaerde at the International Darts Open on a good day for the host nation in Riesa.
Gerwyn Price will begin the defence of his International Darts Open title on Saturday evening against either Mario Vandenbogaerde or Ross Smith. Price has lifted the trophy at the Sachsen Arena in Riesa in both of the last two years, and will want to claim a hat-trick as a crucial weekend in the race to […]
Arsen Ballaj will become the first Albanian-born player to appear on the European Tour after qualifying for his debut on Thursday evening in Riesa, Germany. Ballaj, who appeared at European Qualifying School in January without success, was one of eight players to come through the Host Nation Qualifier for the International Darts Open. Despite originally […]
Jose de Sousa has sealed his debut in the upcoming European Championship after lifting his maiden European Tour title on Sunday in Sindelfingen. De Sousa, who emphatically overcame Michael van Gerwen in the European Darts Grand Prix final, trousered £25,000 in Germany to rocket himself up the European Tour Order of Merit. The Portuguese sensation […]
José de Sousa averages 106 in the final to win the European Darts Grand Prix in only his third European Tour appearance.
José de Sousa inflicts a rare defeat on Gerwyn Price to knock the newly-crowned World Grand Prix champion out of the European Darts Grand Prix.
Gerwyn Price gained revenge on Devon Petersen as both Mensur Suljovic and Michael Smith impressed on Day Two of the European Darts Grand Prix in Sindelfingen, Germany. Petersen defeated world number two Price on his way to becoming the first African winner on the European Tour three weeks ago, but the Welshman avenged that loss […]
David Evans continues his fine run of form by impressing on his European Tour debut as the European Darts Grand Prix gets underway at the Glaspalast in Sindelfingen.
PDC Challenge Tour winner David Evans will make his European Tour debut on Friday, while six German players qualified for the European Darts Grand Prix in Sindelfingen. Due to four late withdrawals, six Host Nation spots were on offer as well as the usual two Associate Member places. Evans defeated Sandro Wyss, Ronny Huybrechts and […]
Ian White will commence the defence of his European Darts Grand Prix title on Saturday afternoon as he faces either Scott Waites or Jason Lowe in Sindelfingen. The third of four events as part of the 2020 European Tour calendar takes place from October 16-18 at the Glaspalast, with crucial ranking points towards the European […]
Devon Petersen secured his maiden professional ranking title on Sunday evening as the South African ace lifted the German Darts Championship in Hildesheim. Petersen recently squandered four match darts in the final of the Players Championship 17 in Niedernhausen and recorded his first competitive nine-dart finish. The South African capped off a marvellous month with […]
Michael van Gerwen and Peter Wright both departed as the third round of the German Darts Championship took place on Sunday afternoon in Hildesheim. As the second European Tour staging of the season continued, the 500-strong socially distanced German crowd witnessed both the world number one and reigning world champion endure early exits. Van Gerwen’s […]
Devon Petersen ends Gerwyn Price's three-tournament winning streak with a sensational comeback victory at the German Darts Championship in Hildesheim.
Michael Smith hit a 167 checkout en route to a comfortable start to his German Darts Championship campaign. ‘Bully Boy’ beat Alan Tabern 6-2 in the final game of the night to set up a mouthwatering tie with world champion Peter Wright. Fans were present in Hildesheim in the second event in successive weeks with […]
Defending champion Daryl Gurney will face either Steve West or Gabriel Clemens as the German Darts Championship takes place in Hildesheim this weekend. Following a hiatus of over six months since Gerwyn Price’s success in Belgium, the second European Tour event of 2020 finally takes place in front of a sizeable crowd. The popular European […]
Huybrechts and Harris amongst last chance German Darts Championship qualifiers as Kurz heads Host Nation
The field for this weekend’s German Darts Championship was finalised on Thursday evening as two respective qualifying events were held in Hildesheim. Both the Associate Member and Host Nation Qualifiers took place in Germany, with six players sealing their spots at the second European Tour event of the year. Cody Harris and Ronny Huybrechts came […]
The 2020 European Tour has been doubled to four events, with tournaments in Sindelfingen and Riesa to take place from 16-18 and 23-25 October respectively.
The field has been confirmed for the German Darts Championship, scheduled to be held from September 25-27 at Halle 39 in Hildesheim, Germany. Despite countless cancellations and a six-month hiatus, the popular European Tour will return next month with 500 spectators planned to enter the doors of the Hildesheim venue. World number one Michael van […]
The inaugural Hungarian Darts Trophy has been listed amongst four European Tour cancellations, while the German Darts Championship has been confirmed to take place in September. The European Tour’s first visit to Budapest, Hungary was originally scheduled to take place in May, but the tournament has now been scrapped due to travel restrictions across Europe. […]
The World Cup of Darts has been rescheduled to take place later this year in Graz, Austria, while five dates have been confirmed as part of this year’s European Tour. Hamburg’s Barclaycard Arena was originally planned to the host the unique doubles tournament in June, however, social distancing measures across Europe led to the suspension […]
Dirk Van Duijvenbode on Belgium exploits, upcoming UK Open and how practice amendments have led to further success
Dirk van Duijvenbode has revealed that he’s ‘proud’ of his achievements at the inaugural Belgian Darts Championship on Sunday ahead of this weekend’s Ladbrokes UK Open at Butlin’s Minehead Resort. The Dutchman has been simply scintillating since regaining his PDC tour card at European Qualifying School in January, and continued that throughout the weekend as […]
Wales’ Gerwyn Price lifted his second title of the season at the inaugural Belgian Darts Championship on St David’s Day as he defeated Michael Smith 8-3 at the Expo Hasselt. Price’s winnings ways resumed as he claimed a second title in the space of seven days – a timeframe which also included his maiden Premier […]
Michael Smith and Michael van Gerwen will contest a mouth-watering third round contest on Sunday afternoon as the Expo Hasselt, while host nation hopes were scuppered on a sublime Saturday in Belgium. Smith, who pinned the first Premier League nine-darter on Thursday evening in Dublin, defeated Ronny Huybrechts, producing an assured showing as he averaged 103.28 and issued 50 […]
Belgian Darts Championship draw and schedule: Van Gerwen faces potential second round clash with local lad De Decker
Michael van Gerwen could potentially face Belgian home favourite Mike De Decker on Saturday evening as the inaugural Belgian Darts Championship takes place at the Expo Hasselt. The European Tour visits Belgium for the first time from February 28-March 1, with 48 players competing for the £140,000 on offer. Those competing consists of 16 seeded players, 24 tour […]
Ronny Huybrechts and Ryan Harrington were amongst those victorious as the Host Nation and Associate Member qualifiers took place at the Expo Hasselt ahead of this weekend’s inaugural Belgium Darts Championship. Both Huybrechts and Harrington lost their professional status in January after falling short of the world’s top 64 come the conclusion of the World […]
Five players from five different countries secured their places at the first five European Tour events of this year through the Eastern European qualifiers, held in Budapest, Hungary. A qualifying series that was dominant by the Poland residing Krzysztof Ratajski two years ago, saw players from Slovenia, Russia, Croatia, Czech Republic and Poland secure European […]
After a German domination in recent years, the European Tour will visit seven different countries in thirteen events as of next year, with the Czech Republic, Hungary and Belgium being included as part of the series. Following July’s inaugural staging of the Czech Darts Open, which was won by Jamie Hughes, the PDC’s elite will […]
Rob Cross clinched his third major title and brought his European duck to an unprecedented termination as he lifted the European Championship in Gottingen. Four times has Cross came out second best on the European Tour, as well as losing out to Michael van Gerwen in the European Championship final two years ago, but he […]
Following the seventh showing of the Gibraltar Darts Trophy, where Krzysztof Ratajski lifted his maiden European Tour title, the 2019 European Tour season came to an intriguing finale. The European Tour Order of Merit’s top 32 now head to Gottingen, Germany for the Unibet European Championships from October 24-27.i Defending champion James Wade will commence his […]