Premier League

PDC Premier League will be played every Thursday from 6. February - 21. May.
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20. February
Premier League - Third League Day
The Welsh Premier League league day was for the two Welsh players not really a successful night. While Gerwyn Price against Daryl Gurney at least managed a draw Jonny Clayton despite an over 97 average lost 1:7 against Michael Smith. Peter Wright prevailed 7:5 over Rob Cross. Glen Durrant heads after his 7:4 win against Gary Anderson now the table while Michael van Gerwen lost 5:7 against a determined Nathan Aspinall.
Results, Table

Premier League
The third league day of Premier League will take place today in Cardiff. Challenger will be Welshman Jonny Clayton.
Today is the "Welsh day" of the Premier League - both Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton will stand at the oche. Gerwyn Price hopes after two draws against Daryl Gurney for his first win of the season. Challenger Jonny Clayton - who last month eliminated Michael van Gerwen from the Masters - will play against Michael Smith.

Participants, Schedule, Results
Preview Third Nightnew

19. February
UK Open
By the Riley's Amateur Qualifiers some more players qualified for the UK Open which will begin on 6. March in Minehead. Rhys Hayden and Lewis Williams will take part for the first time in the UK Open, Scott Taylor for the fourth time, Adam Smith-Neale qualified for the first time since 2012 for the event, Kevin Burness qualified for the second successic year. Welshman Robert Owen will take part for the third time in the UK Open - 2018 he played himself into the semi-finals.
UK Open

17. February
Jim Williams and Beau Greaves were the singles winners of the Scottish Open at the weekend, Greaves defeated in the final Fallon Sherrock. Ryan Hogarth and Cameron Menzies won the men's pairs, Deta Hedman and Beau Greaves the ladies pairs.
Winners of the Camellia Classic in the USA were Leonard Gates and Theresa Quan. The youth event won Ben Knight-Moreau. The Canadian Quebec Open titles won David Cameron and Samantha Gibbons.
Winners of the singles of the Dutch Open were Ross Montgomery and Aileen de Graaf. Montgomery won together with Martin Adams the men's pairs as well, Lorraine Winstanley and Margaret Sutton won the ladies pairs. The youth titles went to Mark Tabak and Lena Rietbergen. The paradarters event was won by Kwanghee Cho.

PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and the Players Championship Order of Merit were updated.
PDC Rankings

16. February
Searle and Ratajski win in Wigan
Ryan Searle and Krzysztof Ratajski won the two Players Championships at the weekend in Wigan.
Searle won on Saturday Players Championship 3 - he defeated in the final Michael van Gerwen with 8:6. In the semi-finals stood Jeffrey de Zwaan and Peter Wright. Danny Noppert and Mervyn King threw a nine-darter during the event. For Searle it was the first PDC Pro Tour win.
On Sunday Krzysztof Ratajski won the fourth Players Championship 2020. he defeated in a close final Ian White. The semi-finals reached Danny Noppert and again Peter Wright. It was already Ratajski's fifth win on the Pro Tour.
European Tour Event 1
European Tour Event 2

13. February
PDC Pro Tour
Tomorrow the second Pro Tour weekend of the year will begin - this time in Wigan - with the Tour Card holders qualifiers for the European Tour Events 1 + 2. This year for each event only one qualifier will be played for all Tour Card holders. On Saturday and Sunday Players Championships 3 + 4 will be played.
The only Tour Card holder not taking part is Kyle Anderson who will be replaced in both Players Championships by Scott Mitchell.

Premier League - Second League Day
The second league day started with a close 7:5 win of Rob Cross against Nathan Aspinall and ended with a clear7:1 win of Michael van Gerwen over Daryl Gurney, by which van Gerwen moved up to the first playce of the table. In between were three close matches which all ended with a draw. Michael Smith was already 6:3 in the lead against Gerwyn Price who somehow managed to win the last three legs of the match. Neither Gary Anderson nor Peter Wright, who suffered from an ankle injury turned up in top form but it was a thrilling game. Glen Durrant had a lot of double trouble against Fallon Sherrock but in the end hit the double for the 6:6 in his first attempt.
Results, Table
Statistics, Report

Premier League
Tonight the Premier League comes for the second league day to Nottingham. Today's contender will be Fallon Sherrock.
Of course the match between Fallon Sherrock and Glen Durrant will be in the limelight. But it will probably not be the only highlight as Gary Anderson will play against Peter Wright and both players look to be in top form at the moment. And might be we'll see another outstanding performance of Nathan Aspinall who dominated the second Players Championship of the year last Sunday.
Participants, Schedule, Results
Preview Second Nightnew

9. February
Anderson and Aspinall win in Barnsley
Gary Anderson and Nathan Aspinall were the winners of the first Players Championships weekend of the year. Gary Anderson won on Saturday the first Players Championship, he defeated in the final Canadian Jeff Smith. In the semifinals stood Brendan Dolan and Adrian Lewis. During the event Mickey Mansell and Mike van Duivenbode threw a nine-darter.
The second Players Championship on Sunday was dominated by Nathan Aspinall, who impressed all day with high averages. The highest came in the quarterfinal against Peter Wright with 117,5. Wright had in this match an average of 113,7. Beside Aspinall threw a nine-darter Neun-Darter. The semi-finals reached Gabriel Clemens and Dirk van Duijvenbode. Beside Aspinall Scott Baker and Keegan Brown threw nine-darters.
Pro Tour

PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and der Players Championship Order of Merit were updated after the first Pro Tour weekend.
PDC Rankings

7. February
PDC Pro Tour
Tomorrow the PDC Pro Tour will begin in Barnsley with the first two Players Championships of the year. With the exception of Kyle Anderson all Tour Card Holders - among them for the first time Lisa Ashton - will stand at the oche.
Participants, Results

6. February
Premier League - First League Day
After the first League Day the two debutants among the permanent participants head the table - both won their matches with 7:3; Nathan Aspinall defeated John Henderson in the weakest match of the night, Glen Durrant prevailed over Michael Smith who one again had problems to hit his doubles. Michael van Gerwen defeated Peter Wright with 7:5. Gary Anderson won with the same result against Daryl Gurney - so the Scottish crowd at least could celebrate one Scottish win. In the last match of the night Rob Cross was already 6:4 in the lead but Gerwyn Price didn't give in and managed to draw 6:6.
Results, Table
Statistics, Report

Premier League
Tonight in Aberdeen this year's Premier League will begin. As last year Premier League will have only nine permanent participants and till Judgement Night every League Day a different challenger will stand on stage as well. In Aberdeen it will be again John Henderson who managed a draw last year against Michael van Gerwen. This year he will play against Nathan Aspinall. But of course the newly crowned Scottish World Champion Peter Wright will be in the limelight who in a repeat of the world championship final will play against Michael van Gerwen.
Participants, Schedule, Results

3. February
DAZN Super League Darts Germany
After the first weekend of Super League Germany Gabriel Clemens heads the table with 12 wins. On second place follows Martin Schindler, who won 11 matches at the weekend. Kevin Münch and Dragutin Horvat sit in third and fourth rank after 10 wins each..
DAZN Super League

Winners of the Romanian Classic at the weekend were the newly crowned BDO World Champion Wayne Warren and Amanda Harwood. The Romanian International were won by Nick Kenny and Deta Hedman gewonnen. Romanian Laszlo Kadar reached the final - he is the first ever Romanian who stood in a WDF Final.
Matt Campbell and Darlene van Sleeuwen won the Canadian KW Try City Open, Jim Edwards and Crystal Chaisson the Snowflake Open - as well in Canada.
Winners of the Australian Victorian Classic were Arron Morrison and Tori Kewish. During the International Games in Reykjavik in Iceland for the first time a darts event was played. The men's winner war Ingibjörg Magnúsdóttir, the ladies winner Páll Árni Péturson.

UK Open
By now the first five from all in all 16 Rileys Amateur Qualifiers for the UK Open were played.
Qualified till now are Jason Heaver, Jamie Clark, Adam Huckvale, Kevin Self and Fallon Sherrock. So in this year's UK Open two women will stand at the oche in Minehead as Lisa Ashton as Tour Card holder is as well qualified for the tournament.
UK Open

2. February
Wright wins Masters
In a very close final Peter Wright prevailed with 11:10 over Michael Smith and won the Masters title. Wright dominated the match most of the time but was not get rid of Smith. Smith forced the match into a deciding leg but missed three matchdarts on the double 20 while Wright hit with his last dart the double 8 for the win.
Smith defeated on his way into the final today first Adrian Lewis and then Nathan Aspinall. Wright reached the final with wins over Dave Chisnall and Gary Anderson.
Report, Statistics, Finals Daynew

1. February
The Masters - Day 2
The second evening with the last four First Round matches was a highclass and thrilling evening - all the matches were close. Dave Chisnall - for the first time with glasses - defeated Daryl Gurney with 10:8. With the same result a convincing Gary Anderson defeated Ian White. World Champion Peter Wright impressed with an 103.55 average - the till now highest of the tournament - and defated a persistent Joe Cullen with 10:7. In the last match of the night due to an unbelievable comeback by Simon Whitlock it suddenly became very tight for Gerwyn Price. But in the last leg of the match the Australian couldn't keep up his scoring and Price won 10:9.
Report, Statistics, Second Daynew

31. January
The Masters - Day 1
The first evening of the Masters was far from outstanding and it brought the first big upset of the tournament and several surprising results. Reigning champion Michael van Gerwen - who never before in five years was defeated in Milton Keynes - was far away from his best and was eliminated by Jonny Clayton. Nathan Aspinall managed to defeat a not very well playing James Wade but was far from his best form as well and Rob Cross and Adrian Lewis in the last match of the night both averaged clearly below 90. Lewis won nevertheless deservedly 10:5. Only the first match of the night between Michael Smith and Mensur Suljovic was highclass match. Smith won with an 101.85 10:6.
Report, Statistics, First Day

Van Gerwen again "Player of the Year"
Michael van Gerwen got for the fifth year in a row the award "Player of the Year", beside due to his consistency on the Pro Tour the "Pro Tour Player of the Year" award. Peter Wright collected three awards: "Fans Player of the Year", "PDPA Player of the Year" and for his World Championship final against Michael van Gerwen the "Televised Performance of the Year" award. Best Newcomer is Glen Durrant, "Young Player of the Year" went to Luke Humphries. Michael van Gerwen got the golden pin of the PDC nine-dart club, several players got the silver pin for the all in all forty-six nine-darters of the year 2019.

DAZN Super League Darts Germany
The Super League Germany will begin its new season at the weekend with a new sponsor - DAZN. Again there will be five tournament weekends and the Play-Offs will take place in November.
The dates were added to the tournament calendar.
DAZN Super League

30. January
The Masters - Preview
Tomorrow in Milton Keynes the first televised PDC event of the year will begin - the Masters.
Tomorrow night the first four First Round matches will be played and among the players on stage will be the reigning champion Michael van Gerwen who will play against Jonny Clayton. On Saturday night the other four First Round matches will take place and the newly crowned World Champion Peter Wright will come on stage to play against Joe Cullen.

26. January
PDC Challenge Tour
At the weekend in Wigan the first Challenge Tour weekend took place. Over 300 players took part in each of the fouer events. There were four different winners: Robbie Collins, Scott Mitchell, Matthew Dennant and Jitse van der Wal. Scott Mitchell heads the ranking after the weekend. During the third event Andy Jenkins threw a nine-darter.
PDC Challenge Tour

24. January
Winners of the Singles of the ADO Las Vegas Open this year were Chris Lim and Paula Murphy die Einzeltitel. Winners of the cricket events were Robbie Phillips and Robin Curry. The ADO National 501 Championship, which took place in Las Vegas as well, won Eliot Milk and Julie Weger. Danny Baggish and Paula Murphy won the National Cricket Championship.

PDC Nordic and Baltic Tour
The dates of the PDC Nordic and Baltic Tour are known by now as well and were added to the Tournament Calendar. This year again five tournament weekends will be played, one each in Finnland, Sweden and Lithunia and two in Denmark. During the weekends the qualifiers for the European Tour Events will be played as well. Already last year Daniel Larsson qualified for ET 2 and Mindaugas Barauskas for ET 3. As the PDC added on short notice the European Tour Event 1 in February in Belgium to the tournament calendar which will be played at the same time as the first Nordic and Baltic tournament weekend there will be no Nordic and Baltic Qualifier in Belgium.
PDC Nordic and Baltic Tour

20. January
Premier League 2020
The PDC now announced the fixtures of the League Days. Already on the first League Day in Aberdeen the new World Champion Peter Wright will play against Michael van Gerwen. The night's challenger - John Henderson - will play against Premier League debutant Nathan Aspinall.
Premier League Fixtures

PDC World Championship Gallery

Well - at least the World Championship Gallery is online before the next big PDC tournament...

PDC Qualifying School 2020
The two PDC Qualifying Schools are over and the new Tour Card holders are known.
The direct Tour Cards of the European Qualifiying School went to Austrian Harald Leitinger, Belgian Mike de Decker, Czech Karel Sedlacek and German Steffen Siepmann. The additional Tour Cards by the European Qualifying School Order of Merit went Wesley Harms, Dirk van Duijvenbode, Derk Telnekes, Martijn Kleermaker, Daniel Larsson and Krzysztof Kciuk.
The direct Tour Cards of the UK Qualifiying School got Gary Blades, Jason Lowe, Kai Fan Leung, Bradley Brooks, Jeff Smith, Aaron Beeney, Nick Kenny and Scott Waites. The additional Tour Cards by the UK Qualifying School Order of Merit went to Adam Hunt, Ryan Murray, Peter Jacques, Damon Heta, Andy Hamilton, Alan Tabern, Wayne Jones, William Borland, Martin Atkins, Steve Brown, Darren Penhall and - for the first time ever to a woman - Lisa Ashton.
Eine Übersicht über alle Tour Card Inhaber des Jahres 2020 findet ihr hier:
Pro Tour 2020 - Tour Card Inhaber
Qualifying School Order of Merit

15. January
PDC Qualifiying School 2020
Tomorrow in Hildesheim and in Wigan the European and the UK Qualifying School. Till Sunday the participants in each case in four tournaments will battle for all in all 31 Tour Cards. 521 players registered for Wigan gemeldet, 332 for Hildesheim. Among the participants are the newly corwned BDO World Champions Mikuru Suzuki and Wayne Warren.
Schedule, Results and Statistics: Dart Connectnew
Participants, Results

12. January
Warren wins BDO World Championship
Wayne Warren defeated in the entertaining final of the BDO World Championship Jim Williams with 7:4 and got with 57 years for the first time the World Champion title. Williams won the first two sets of the match but Warren levelled and never again was behind in the match but extended his lead. In the last set Williams had a chance to win the set but he was far less clinical on his doubles than he had been at the start of the match and Warren hit in his second attempt the double 20 for the win and the title.
Report, Statistics Final

BDO World Championships - Day 8
On the penulitmate day of the BDO World Championships beside the women's and the youth final the two semi-finals of the men were played. Both matches were won by the Welsh players - with Wayne Warren and Jim Williams two seeded players progressed into the final.
Today at 19.00 the men's final will begin.
One can watch it live by the BDO Stream.
Report, Statistics - Day 8 new

Suzuki defends World Championship Title
Japanese Mikuru Suzuki managed to defend her World Champion title. She defeated in the final number 1 seat Lisa Ashton with 3:0. It was a high-class and in no way one-sided match in which in the end Suzuki's more clinical finishing made the difference.

Barry wins BDO World Youth Championship
Keane Barry is the new BDO World Youth Champion. In the final oft he BDO Youth World Championship he defeated the reigning champion Leighton Bennett. It was a high-class match between the two fast throwing young stars of the sport in which the Irishman didn't lose a set and won 3:0.

11. January
BDO World Championships - Day 7
On the seventh day of the World Championships the two women's semi-finals and the four men quarterfinals were played. Lisa Ashton and reigning champion Mikuru Suzuki progressed into the women's final. The men's semi-finals reached Scott Mitchell, Wayne Warren, Mario Vandenbogaerde and Jim Williams.
Today the men's semi-finals, the women's final and the youth final between Kean Barry and Leighton Bennett will take place.
You can follow the BDO World Championships live by the BDO Stream.
Report, Statistics - Day 7 new

9. January
BDO World Championships - Day 5
On the fifth day of the World Championships both Dutchman Wesley Harms - the number 1 seed - and Dutchman Richard Veenstra - the number 3 seed - were eliminated. Only the third Dutchman of the day, Chris Landmann, progressed into the next round. It was a high-class tournament day.
Today the last Third Round matches of the men and the women's quarterfinals will be played.
You can follow the World Championships by the BDO Stream..
Report, Statistics - Day 5 new

8. January
Premier League
The PDC now announced all challenger who will take part in this year's Premier League.
It was already known that John Henderson will take part in Aberdeen and Fallon Sherrock in Nottingham. On the third league day in Cardiff Jonny Clayton will stand on stage, one week later in Dublin it will be William O'Connor. On the fifth league day in Exeter wird Luke Humphries will take part, one week later in Liverpool Stephen Bunting and in week seven in Newcastle Chris Dobey. Jeffrey de Zwaan and Jermaine Wattimena were invited to the two league days in Rotterdam.
After the ninth league day in Rotterdam, the Judgement Night, one of the regular nine players will be eliminated while the remaining eight players will play for the win.
League Days, Participants

BDO World Championships - Day 4
On the fourth day of the events the men played their Second Round to the end. With Nick Kenny and Gary Robson two seeded players were eliminated. All in all it was a slightly disappointing day. In the women's events a weak Anastasia Dobrromyslova and a solid playing Lisa Ashton won. Leighton Bennett couldn't keep up with Scott Mitchell. Beside Mitchell Denni Olde Kalter, Richard Veenstra, Ryan Hogath, Ben Hazel and David Evans won in the men's event.
Today the last women's First Round match between Lorraine Winstanley and Casey Gallagher will take place. For the men the Third Round will begin and among others number one seed Wesley Harms will play against Scott Waites.
Report, Statistics - Day 4 new

PDC Masters
After the draw the PDC now announced the schedule of The Masters which will take place in Milton Keynes from 31. January to 2. February.
Reigning champion Michael van Gerwen will start his challenge on the first eveneing against Jonny Clayton while the newly crowned PDC World Champion Peter Wright will play on the second evening against Joe Cullen.
Schedule, Participants

7. January
Additions "Who is Who"

Part two of the BDO World Championships additions.
Added were: Andreas Harrysson, Vicky Pruim, Tory Kewish, Kirsty Hutchinson, Joe Chaney, Brian Raman, Ben Hazel, Sebastian Steyer and Dennie Olde Kalter.

BDO World Championships - Day 3
On the third day of the BDO World Championships reigning champion Mikuru Suzuki played her first match against Maria O'Brien. It was a good match from both players in which Suzuki after some problems at the beginning of the match prevailed 2:1. Number 1 seed Wesley Harms had in his first match against the strong Swede Andreas Harryson a lot of problems as well but in the end won in the overtime. A high light was the last match of the night in which Paul Hogan almost threw a nine-darter and played with 97.51 the till now highest average of the event.
On the fourth day of the tournament the two women's matches with Anastasia Dobromyslova and Lisa Ashton and the match between Scott Mitchell and Leighton Bennett will stand in the limelight.
Report, Statistics - Day 3 new

6. January
Additions "Who is Who"
The BDO World Championships made some additions necessary as well. Here is the first part.
Added were: Martijn Kleermaker, Beau Greaves, Mario Vandenbogaerde, Leighton Bennett, Nick Fullwell und Darren Herewini.

BDO World Championships - Day 2
On the second day of the World Championships again two close und thrilling matches were played - both at the start of a session. In the afternoon Wayne Warren defeated Justin Thompson in a second round match with 3:2, in the evening Swede Andreas Harrysson prevailed in a first round match with the same results over the Irish World Masters winner John O'Shea. The German two times semi-finalist Michael Unterbuchner won in the afternoon session his second round match against Willem Mandigers with 3:1. In the last match of the day Martijn Kleermaker convinced with a 3:0 whitewash of his fellow country man Gino Vos.
On the third day in the afternoon session number 1 seed Dutchman Wesley Harms will play against Andreas Harrysson his first match of the tournament.
Statistics - Day 2 new

5. January
BDO World Championships - Day 1
The first day of the BDO World Championships was a thrilling day with several very close matches. From the women Beau Greaves convince who gave with not yet 16 years her TV Debüt. Numeber 4 seed Dave Parletti lost against Dutchman Chris Landman while number 2 seed Jim Williams just managed to get over the finishing line before his opponent Gary Stone. A surprise win was the win of Frenchman Thibault Tricole over Ross Montgomery in a Sudden Death Leg.
Today numer five seed Wayne Warren will open the tournament day against yesterday's winner Justin Thompson.
Schedule, Results
Report, Statistics - Day 1 new

3. January
BDO World Championships
Tomorrow the BDO World Championships will begin in the O2 Arena in London.
On the first day there will be an afternoon and an evening session - both with three men's matches and one ladies match. As Fallon Sherrock decided to withdraw Vicky Pruim will in the first ladies match play against Corrine Hammond. In the last match of the evening session number two seed Jim Williams will play against Gary Stone.
Participants, Draw, Resultsnew

World Championships Competition
Only to remind you - the competition is still running! There will be five more pairs of shoes walking over the BDO stage during the BDO World Championships. And a small tip - all 10 pairs stood on the Grand Slam stage!!! The winner will get a set of Triumph Performance Darts.
To the Competition

Darts Performance Centre
The Darts Performance Centre has a look on the final day of the PDC World Championship and another look on the upcoming BDO World Championship. In the focus is Fallon Sherrock's withdrawal from the BDO World Championship, a controversial decision.
A new Champion and we have the 02 to look forward to now!

PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit was updated after the World Championship.
PDC Rankings

1. January
Wright wins World Championship
In a high class final - in which both players had an average of over 102 - Peter Wright defeated Michael van Gerwen with 7:3 and won his first World Champion titel. An extremly focused playing Wright won the first two sets of the match. Van Gerwen managed to level 2:2 but already with the next set Wright regained his lead and protected it to the end though some of the following sets were only won in a deciding leg. In the last set van Gerwen missed a dart on the double 12 for a nine-darter but that didn't impress Wright at all who today was much more clinical on his doubles than his opponent.
Statistics, Report

Premier League 2020
The PDC today announced the participants of the Premier League 2020. As last year there will be only nine permanent participants which will be joined on the first nine League Days including Judgement Night by one contender. The nine permanent participants this year will be Michael van Gerwen, Peter Wright, Gerwyn Price, Rob Cross, Michael Smith, Gary Anderson, Daryl Gurney, Nathan Aspinall and Glen Durrant. The first two contenders are known already: on the first League Day in Aberdeen again John Henderson will stand at the oche, for the second League Day in Nottingham Fallon Sherrock was invited.
Premier League 2020

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