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World Darts Championships 2020

PDC Darts PDC: William Hill World Darts Championships 2020, Dec 13 - Jan 1st Skysports

PDC William Hill World Darts Championships 2020, Alexandra Palace, London.

The biggest event in world darts starts 13th December 2019 and concludes on New Year’s Day, 1st January 2020. Ninety-six of the world best players will compete for the Sid Waddell Trophy and the first prize of £500,000.

The World Championships always brings the best out of the players and a World Title can be life-changing for some. While others like defending World Champion Michael van Gerwen see the title as another major, they must win. Former five-time World Darts Champion, Raymond van Barneveld will be competing in his last professional major tournament before he retires from the professional circuit.

Full event details feature below, use the tabs to see the qualifiers, schedule of play, event information and fans information.

 

PDC World Championships: Buy Tickets

 

BDO BDO: World Professional Darts Championships 2020, Jan 4th -12th Eurosport/Quest

BDO World Professional Darts Championships 2020, O2 Arena, London

Following the conclusion of the PDC World Darts Champions, the BDO World Professional Darts Championships graces our screens.

The biggest event on the BDO calendar, the World Professional Darts Championships enters its 43rd third year. In a change of venue, the finals will be played in the iconic Millennium Dome, the O2 Arena and all makes will be broadcast live via Eurosport / Quest.

The top forty qualifying men and top sixteen ladies will descend on the O2 Arena from the 4th January 2020 for a straight knockout to find the new 2020 men’s and ladies BDO World Professional Champions.

Defending three-time back-to-back Champion, Glen Durrant will not be defending his world title. Durrant opted to attend the PDC Q School in January 2019 and won a tour card to compete on the PDC circuit. Many more BDO hopefuls are likely to follow Glen in January 2020 as the PDC has a bigger and more lucrative circuit for top dart players.

Full event details feature below, use the tabs to see the qualifiers, schedule of play and event information.

 

BDO World Championships: Buy Tickets

 

Pure Darts Discount code 'DARTS501'

Are you looking to purchase some darts for a Christmas present? Then visit Pure Darts and use the Pro-Code ‘Dasrt501’. Qualifying orders over £25.00 receive a discount of up to 11%.

See Pure Darts homepage for qualifying details.

 

PDC & BDO World Darts Championships 2020 Tournament Details

PDC Darts William Hill World Darts Championship 2020 - Alexandra Palace, London

PDC William Hill World Darts Championships 2020

 

PDC William Hill World Darts Championship 2020

Date: 13th Dec - 1st Jan 2020

The World Dart Stage is set for another 15 days of World Darts. The PDC William Hill World Championship Dart, live from the Alexandra Palace, London.

Ninety-six players will compete for the Sid Waddell trophy and the first prize of £500,000 with a total prize fund of £2.5M making this event the richest darts event in the world.

At the time of writing a few tickets are still available. However, these tend to sell out fast so if you want to join the party, I suggest you buy your tickets now or be disappointed.

Veteran Paul Lim has again qualified for the TV stages of the World Championship and at a tender age of 65, he by far the oldest tungsten slinger in this event. Paul came to fame by hitting a nine-dart leg in the BDO World Darts Championships back in 1990. Since this feat, no other BDO player has been able to emulate in this event. But not so in the PDC where nine-dart legs have become expected. So let’s hope the 2020 event feature a few to break yet another darting record

Paul nearly landed a nine-dart leg at the 2018 PDC World Championships against the legend of the sport, Phil Taylor and he is sure to have fantastic fan support when he steps to the oche once again in the 2020 World Finals.

Seeded players this year enter the competition in the second round of the tournament

Details of this event, venue, prize fund breakdown can be found on this page. Use the tabs below to reveal more information or the tabs at the top of this section to find out the schedule of play and players line up.

Tickets for this event sell out fast so book your ticket now. Follow the PDC event ticket Link below to see what is available. If, however, were not lucky enough to purchase a ticket for this event then no worries, the event will be shown on Sky Sports in the UK / Ireland and various TV stations around the World, or you can subscribe to the live streaming via PDC HD.tv to see many PDC Darts events.

(Please note: PDCHD.tv live stream coverage of this events is not available in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands due to broadcast contracts in these territories. European Tour and Players Championship events are available worldwide. See PDCHD.tv website for full detail)

Sky Sports


2020 PDC World Champions Match Schedule

The Alexandra Palace traditionally opens its doors an hour and a half prior to the start of the event, however, please check with the venue prior to avoid disappointment.

 Date Match Schedule Doors Open Event Start Event Finish
13th December 2019 3x First Round, 1x Second Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
14th December 2019 3x First Round, 1x Second Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
14th December 2019 3x First Round, 1x Second Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
15th December 2019 3x First Round, 1x Second Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
15th December 2019 3x First Round, 1x Second Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
16th December 2019 3x First Round, 1x Second Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
16th December 2019 3x First Round, 1x Second Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
17th December 2019 3x First Round, 1x Second Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
18th December 2019 3x First Round, 1x Second Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
18th December 2019 3x First Round, 1x Second Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
19th December 2019 2x First Round, 2x Second Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
19th December 2019 4x Second Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
20th December 2019 4x Second Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
20th December 2019 4x Second Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
21st December 2019 4x Second Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
21st December 2019 4x Second Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
22nd December 2019 3x Third Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
22nd December 2019 3x Third Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
23rd December 2019 3x Third Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
23rd December 2019 3x Third Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
27th December 2019 3x Third Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
27th December 2019 1x Third Round, 2x Fourth Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
28th December 2019 3x Fourth Round 11:00 12:30 16:30
28th December 2019 3x Fourth Round 17:30 19:00 23:00
29th December 2019 2x Quarter-Finals 11:00 12:30 16:30
29th December 2019 2x Quarter-Finals 17:30 19:00 23:00
30th December 2019 Semi-Finals 17:30 19:00 23:00
1st January 2020 Final 17:30 19:00 23:00

PDC World Championship Ticket Information

Alexandra Palace Seating Plan -PDC / William Hill World Darts 2018

Please use this plan as a guide only and not an exact representation of the seating layout at the venue.

Traveling to the Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace is the iconic North London venue that is surrounded by 196 acres of beautiful parkland, and grounds that boast a pub & restaurant, boating lake, pitch & putt course, 1,500 free parking spaces and much, much more.

The People’s Palace has great transport links, located just off the M1 and M25 and only 10 minutes from London Kings Cross.

How to find us

Situated between Muswell Hill & Wood Green, Alexandra Palace is well served by all forms of public transport and is easy to reach by underground, road, rail & air. Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY

Sat Nav

Postcode: N22 7AY

By Tube

Wood Green is the nearest underground station on the Piccadilly Line. (journey time is 20 minutes from Piccadilly Circus). Exit Wood Green Station and go to bus stop A to pick up the W3 bus up the hill to Alexandra Palace.

By Rail

Alexandra Palace has its own British Rail Station, fittingly called Alexandra Palace Station. It is located at the Wood Green entrance to the Park. A regular train service runs direct from Moorgate (weekdays only) or from Kings Cross, changing at Finsbury Park.

By Bus

Take the W3 bus from outside the station to the main Palm Court entrance. Some shows offer a free shuttle bus service from both Wood Green and Alexandra Palace stations check on the page of your event to find out more.

By Air

From Heathrow Airport, take the Piccadilly Line directly to Wood Green Station.

From Gatwick Airport an express takes you direct to Victoria Station, then take the Victoria Line to Finsbury Park station and a direct bus w3 to Alexandra Palace or overground train to Alexandra Palace station

Getting Home

Please note that the last tube from Wood Green Station leaves around midnight and the last train from Alexandra Palace Station leaves around Midnight. It is worth checking the last train times for your event date at www.tfl.gov.uk

Click here to find out more and plan your route.


2020 PDC William Hill World Championship Prize Fund

The 2020 PDC William Hill World Darts Championship player prize fund remains as per 2019. The total prize fund available excluding any bonus for a perfect 9 dart leg £2.5M.

The 2020 PDC William Hill World Darts Champion will receive £500,000 and the Sid Waddell Trophy.

The prize money is allocated as follows:

 Position Players Prize Money Total
Champion 1 £500,000 £500,000
Runner-up 1 £200,000 £200,000
Semi-finalist 2 £100,000 £200,000
Quarter-finalist 4 £50,000 £200000
Fourth Round Loser 8 £35,000 £280,000
Third Round Loser 16 £25,000 £400,000
Second Round Loser 32 £15,000 £480,000
First Round Loser 32 £7,500 £240,000
Nine-dart finish 1 £TBC** -
 Total (excluding 9 dart finish)   £2,500,000

**The PDC 9 Dart finish prize fund is set at £5,000 per TV Event. If a nine-dart finish is not achieved the fund rolls over to the next tournament. However, in the past PDC Chairman Barry Hearn has added £20,000 bonus for this feat. As yet this hasn’t been announced for the 2020 tournament.

PDC DartsWilliam Hill World Darts Championship 2020 - Players Draw & Schedule

PDC World Championship 2019 Draw

 

World Darts Championship Players Qualifiers and Draw

The world’s greatest darts tournament is back with the World’s top 96 players competing to win the Sid Waddell / William Hill PDC World Darts Trophy

The tournament features 96 players made up from the top 32 players on the PDC Order of Merit as per 25th November 2019 (after the Players Championship Finals) are seeded for the tournament. They will be joined by the 32 highest non-qualified players from the Pro Tour Order of Merit, based on the events played on the 2019 PDC Pro Tour.

The remaining 32 players come from international qualifiers and the two ladies’ qualifiers.

Seeded players enter the World Championship in Round Two.

 

No.

Seeded players

Pro Tour Order of Merit

International Qualifiers

1 Michael van Gerwen Jamie Hughes Seigo Asada
2 Rob Cross Jose De Sousa Danny Baggish
3 Gerwyn Price Vincent van der Voort Keane Barry
4 Michael Smith Brendan Dolan Matt Campbell
5 Gary Anderson Gabriel Clemens Jan Dekker
6 Daryl Gurney Justin Pipe Damon Heta 
7 Peter Wright William O'Connor Lourence Ilagan
8 James Wade  Ron Meulenkamp Jose Justicia
9 Ian White Harry Ward Marko Kantele 
10 Dave Chisnall Ross Smith  Robbie King
11 Mensur Suljovic Kyle Anderson  Boris Koltsov
12 Nathan Aspinall Kim Huybrechts Nitin Kumar
13 Adrian Lewis Ted Evetts Nico Kurz
14 Simon Whitlock  Andy Boulton Zoran Lerchbacher
15 Joe Cullen Ryan Joyce Paul Lim
16 Jonny Clayton Raymond van Barneveld Noel Malicdem
17 Stephen Bunting Luke Humphries  Geert Nentjes 
18 Jermaine Wattimena Darius Labanauskas Devon Petersen 
19 Mervyn King Ryan Searle Diogo Portela
20 Darren Webster Arron Monk Benjamin Pratnemer
21 Krzysztof Ratajski Ritchie Edhouse Madars Razma
22 Chris Dobey Mark McGeeney Ben Robb 
23 Jeffrey de Zwaan Josh Payne Callan Rydz
24 Max Hopp Cristo Reyes Ciaran Teehan 
25 Steve Beaton James Richardson Yuki Yamada
26 Keegan Brown Jelle Klaasen Darin Young
27 Glen Durrant James Wilson Xiaochen Zong 
28 Steve West Luke Woodhouse Mikuru Suzuki
29 Dimitri Van den Bergh Steve Lennon Fallon Sherrock
30 John Henderson  Rowby-John Rodriguez Benito van de Pas
31 Danny Noppert Ryan Meikle Kevin Burness
32 Ricky Evans Mickey Mansell Matthew Edgar

 

William Hill PDC World Darts Championships 2020 Schedule of Play
13th December - 1st January 2020

 

Sky Sports

First Round Draw

Fisrt Round Non-Seeded players

First Round

Jelle Klaasen v Kevin Burness
Mark McGeeney v Matt Campbell
Ryan Joyce v Jan Dekker
Arron Monk  v Jose Justicia
Ritchie Edhouse v Boris Koltsov
Kyle Anderson v Xiaochen Zong
Darius Labanauskas v Matthew Edgar
Gabriel Clemens v Benito van de Pas
Brendan Dolan v Nitin Kumar
Ryan Searle v Robbie King
Andy Boulton v Danny Baggish
Jamie Hughes v Zoran Lerchbacher
Luke Woodhouse v Paul Lim
Josh Payne v Diogo Portela
Cristo Reyes v Lourence Ilagan
Ryan Meikle v Yuki Yamada
Kim Huybrechts v Geert Nentjes
Steve Lennon v Callan Rydz
James Wilson v Nico Kurz
Luke Humphries v Devon Petersen
Rowby-John Rodriguez v Noel Malicdem
Mickey Mansell v Seigo Asada
Vincent van der Voort v Keane Barry
Raymond van Barneveld v Darin Young
Justin Pipe v Benjamin Pratnemer
Jose De Sousa v Damon Heta
Ted Evetts v Fallon Sherrock
Ron Meulenkamp v Ben Robb
William O'Connor v Marko Kantele
James Richardson v Mikuru Suzuki
Harry Ward v Madars Razma
Ross Smith v Ciaran Teehan

 

Second Round Draw

Second Round (Seeded Player) Enters Play

 

No. Seeded Player
1 Michael van Gerwen v Jelle Klaasen v Kevin Burness
2 Rob Cross v Kim Huybrechts v Geert Nentjes
3 Gerwyn Price v William O'Connor v Marko Kantele
4 Michael Smith v Luke Woodhouse v Paul Lim
5 Gary Anderson v Brendan Dolan v Nitin Kumar
6 Daryl Gurney v Justin Pipe v Benjamin Pratnemer
7 Peter Wright v Rowby-John Rodriguez v Noel Malicdem
8 James Wade v Ritchie Edhouse v Boris Koltsov
9 Ian White v Darius Labanauskas v Matthew Edgar
10 Dave Chisnall v Vincent van der Voort v Keane Barry
11 Mensur Suljovic v Ted Evetts v Fallon Sherrock
12 Nathan Aspinall v Andy Boulton v Danny Baggish
13 Adrian Lewis v Cristo Reyes v Lourence Ilagan
14 Simon Whitlock v Harry Ward v Madars Razma
15 Joe Cullen v James Wilson v Nico Kurz
16 Jonny Clayton v Ryan Joyce v Jan Dekker
17 Stephen Bunting v Arron Monk v Jose Justicia
18 Jermaine Wattimena v Luke Humphries v Devon Petersen
19 Mervyn King v Ross Smith v Ciaran Teehan
20 Darren Webster v Ryan Meikle v Yuki Yamada
21 Krzysztof Ratajski v Jamie Hughes v Zoran Lerchbacher
22 Chris Dobey v Ron Meulenkamp v Ben Robb
23 Jeffrey de Zwaan v Raymond van Barneveld v Darin Young
24 Max Hopp v Gabriel Clemens v Benito van de Pas
25 Steve Beaton v Kyle Anderson v Xiaochen Zong
26 Keegan Brown v Mickey Mansell v Seigo Asada
27 Glen Durrant v Jose De Sousa v Damon Heta
28 Steve West v Ryan Searle v Robbie King
29 Dimitri Van den Bergh v Josh Payne v Diogo Portela
30 John Henderson v James Richardson v Mikuru Suzuki
31 Danny Noppert v Steve Lennon v Callan Rydz
32 Ricky Evans v Mark McGeeney v Matt Campbell

 

2020 PDC World Darts Championship

Schedule of Play

Friday December 13 Friday December 13 (1900 GMT)
Afternoon Session (No Play) Jelle Klaasen v Kevin Burness (R1)
Kim Huybrechts v Geert Nentjes (R1)
Luke Humphries v Devon Petersen (R1)
Michael van Gerwen v Klaasen/Burness (R2)
 
Saturday December 14
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
Darius Labanauskas v Matthew Edgar (R1) Mark McGeeney v Matt Campbell (R1)
Ryan Meikle v Yuki Yamada (R1) Jamie Hughes v Zoran Lerchbacher (R1)
Luke Woodhouse v Paul Lim (R1) Raymond van Barneveld v Darin Young (R1)
Jermaine Wattimena v Humphries/Petersen (R2) Rob Cross v Huybrechts/Nentjes (R2)
 
Sunday December 15
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
Kyle Anderson v Xiaochen Zong (R1) Arron Monk v Jose Justicia (R1)
Ross Smith v Ciaran Teehan (R1) Andy Boulton v Danny Baggish (R1)
Brendan Dolan v Nitin Kumar (R1) James Richardson v Mikuru Suzuki (R1) 
Ian White v Labanauskas/Edgar (R2) Michael Smith v Woodhouse/Lim (R2)
 
Monday December 16 Monday December 16 (1900 GMT)
Afternoon Session (No Play) Steve Lennon v Callan Rydz (R1)
William O’Connor v Marko Kantele (R1)
Vincent van der Voort v Keane Barry (R1) 
Gary Anderson v Dolan/Kumar (R2)
 
Tuesday December 17
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
Ryan Searle v Robbie King (R1) Ritchie Edhouse v Boris Koltsov (R1) 
Cristo Reyes v Lourence Ilagan (R1)  Jose De Sousa v Damon Heta (R1)
Rowby-John Rodriguez v Noel Malicdem (R1)  Ted Evetts v Fallon Sherrock (R1) 
Krzysztof Ratajski v Hughes/Lerchbacher (R2) Jeffrey de Zwaan v Van Barneveld/Young (R2)
 
Wednesday December 18
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
Ron Meulenkamp v Ben Robb (R1)  James Wilson v Nico Kurz (R1)
Mickey Mansell v Seigo Asada (R1) Josh Payne v Diogo Portela (R1)
Harry Ward v Madars Razma (R1) Gabriel Clemens v Benito van de Pas (R1) 
Stephen Bunting v Monk/Justicia (R2) James Wade v Edhouse/Koltsov (R2)
 
Thursday December 19
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
Justin Pipe v Benjamin Pratnemer (R1) Chris Dobey v Meulenkamp/Robb (R2)
Ryan Joyce v Jan Dekker (R1)  Danny Noppert v Lennon/Rydz (R2)
John Henderson v Richardson/Suzuki (R2) Dave Chisnall v Van der Voort/Barry (R2)
Steve Beaton v K Anderson/Zong (R2) Gerwyn Price v O’Connor/Kantele (R2)
 
Friday December 20
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
Darren Webster v Meikle/Yamada (R2) Nathan Aspinall v Boulton/Baggish (R2)
Mervyn King v R Smith/Teehan (R2) Joe Cullen v Wilson/Kurz (R2)
Jonny Clayton v Joyce/Dekker (R2) Max Hopp v Clemens/Van de Pas (R2)
Ricky Evans v McGeeney/Campbell (R2) Peter Wright v Rodriguez/Malicdem (R2)
 
Saturday December 21
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
Keegan Brown v Mansell/Asada (R2) Daryl Gurney v Pipe/Pratnemer (R2)
Simon Whitlock v Ward/Razma (R2) Glen Durrant v De Sousa/Heta (R2)
Steve West v Searle/R King (R2) Mensur Suljovic v Evetts/Sherrock (R2)
Adrian Lewis v Reyes/Ilagan (R2) Dimitri Van den Bergh v Payne/Portela (R2)
 
Sunday December 22
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900)
3x (R3) 3x (R3)
Clayton/Joyce/Dekker v Bunting/Monk/Justicia Wade/Edhouse/Koltsov v Beaton/K Anderson/Zong
White/Labanauskas/Edgar v Hopp/Clemens/Van de Pas Cross/Huybrechts/Nentjes v Noppert/Lennon/Rydz
Aspinall/Boulton/Baggish v Ratajski/Hughes/Lerchbacher Van Gerwen/Klaasen/Burness v Evans/McGeeney/Campbell
 
Monday December 23
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
3x (R3) 3x (R3)
Cullen/Wilson/Kurz v Wattimena/Humphries/Petersen Chisnall/Van der Voort/Barry v De Zwaan/Van Barneveld/Young
Lewis/Reyes/Ilagan v Webster/Meikle/Yamada G Anderson/Dolan/Kumar v West/Searle/R King
M Smith/Woodhouse/Lim v Van den Bergh/Payne/Portela  Wright/Rodriguez/Malicdem v Brown/Mansell/Asada
 
Friday December 27
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
3x (R3) 1x (R3), 2x (R4)
Whitlock/Ward/Razma v King/R Smith/Teehan Price/O'Connor/Kantele v Henderson/Richardson/Suzuki
Suljovic/Evetts/Sherrock v Dobey/Meulenkamp/Robb (R4) games TBC
Gurney/Pipe/Pratnemer v Durrant/De Sousa/Heta
 
Saturday December 28
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
3x (R4) 3x (R4)
 
Sunday December 29
Afternoon Session (1230 GMT) Evening Session (1900 GMT)
2x Quarter-Finals 2x Quarter-Finals
 
Monday December 30 (1900 GMT)
Semi-Finals
 
Wednesday January 1 (1900 GMT) 
Final

 

Tournament Format

First Round - Best of five sets (no tie-break)

Second Round - Best of five sets

Third Round - Best of seven sets

Fourth Round - Best of seven sets

Quarter-Finals - Best of nine sets

Semi-Finals - Best of 11 sets

Final - Best of 13 sets

A tie-break will be in operation from the second round onwards, where the final set must be won by two clear legs. If the score reaches five-all, the 11th leg will be a sudden-death leg.

 

PDC 2020 William Hill World Darts Championships - Darts Fans! "Waynes World!"

Waynes World - Wayne Mardel

 

Audience Prizes – Fancy Dress / Best Sign / Best Dance!

Win a Wayne Mardle / PDC Sky ‘T’ Shirt!

One of the biggest spectacles at the PDC William Hill World Darts beside the darts is the fans. Over the last twenty plus years the PDC has grown the sport of darts into one of the best loved events to feature on TV. Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a party or two that is why most dart fans make their way to the World Darts Championships to enjoy the atmosphere and watch outstanding darts from the best dart players in the world. Oh and of course and party!!!

The PDC William Hill World Darts Championship has become event that all dart fans wish to be part of and tickets sell out fast. However, if you not lucky enough to get a ticket the no worries the entire 15 days coverage is shown on Sky Sports.

Fancy Dress is one answer! Many fans dress up for the occasion, the wackier, the better, as you are more likely to be shown on TV. Maybe you and your friends make some moves! Darts moves of course! Wayne has a keen eye for the weird and wonderful, and you may be rewarded with one of his ‘T’ Shirt prizes! Ooooh!

Send us a ‘T’ Shirt Wayne! or at least give 'Darts501' a mention!

 

Dart Fans Fancy Dress

 

Ok fancy dress not your thing! Then write a witty sign. Dart Tournament and sponsors usually provide 180 boards and blanks for you to write your message. A good message will be shown on TV and again Wayne might reward you with a prize!

 

Fans Dart Sign

 

To many of us, Sid Waddell, was one of the most charismatic commentators of our sport. His off the cuff linguist commentary earnt him admiration from both fans, players and other sports commentators. If you would like to reminisce over some of his best one lines that came from this genius then you can. I have put together a list of my favourite Sid Waddell quotations spanning across the years. Who knows these one-liners may give you some inspiration for your next dart sign!

Sid Waddell Quotations

 

I couldn't agree more! #LOVEDARTS501

PDC World Darts Championships Fans Chant

For those of you that are asking what was the song being sung at the 2019 PDC World Darts Championships by the thousands of dart fans, it is a chant: ‘Please Don’t Take Me Home”

The lyrics!

‘Don't take me home! Please don't take me home! I don't wanna go to work! I wanna stay here, and drink all the beer, Please don't, please don't take me home!...‘

Waynes World - Wayne Mardle

Enjoy the 2020 PDC World Darts Championships. Darts501.com

BDO World Darts Championship 2020 - O2 Arena, London

43rd BDO World Professional Darts Championships 2020

 

BDO New World Championship Venue - O2 Arena, London.

Date: 4-12th January 2020

The biggest event on the BDO calendar, the World Professional Darts Championships enters its 43rd year. In a change of venue, the finals will be played in the iconic Millennium Dome, the O2 Arena and all makes will be broadcast live via Eurosport / Quest.

The top 40 qualifying men and top 16 ladies will descend on the O2 Arena from the 4th January 2020 for a straight knockout to find the new 2020 men’s and ladies BDO World Professional Champions.

Sixteen of the non-seeded male qualifiers will have to compete in a preliminary round before joining the first round of the main contest. The preliminary rounds are TV scheduled and form part of the first four days of play. Ladies matches intermix with the men’s matches throughout the eight days of play.

The 2020 BDO World Professional Darts Championships will be broadcast Live via Eurosport & Quest

 

TV Coverage:

Eurosport   Quest

The 2020 Championship TV coverage will be again shared between Eurosport and Quest

In 2019 the BDO have secured a three-year deal with Eurosport to cover three main BDO dart event a year. The coverage will include; the World Professional Darts Championships, the BDO Masters and the BDO World Darts Trophy

After thirty for years at the famous Frimley Green, Lakeside Country Club. The BDO has moved the 2020 World Championships to a new venue, the O2 Arena, London. This iconic stage is not new to dart fans as it also hosts the PDC Premier League Finals. The BDO has a big space to fill and tickets for the 43rd World Professional Championships are now on sale.



Event Tickets and Packages

Tickets are avialable directly from https://www.axs.com/BDOChampionship

Please visit the BDO World Darts Championship Ticket Office for the latest information and ticket availability

Please check the venue age restrictions before ordering. If you have any queries please contact the BDO website where you will find the latest information


Session Schedule Guide

Slight changes from previous years with ladies final being shown at 7 pm Saturday 11th January and the men’s Final at 7pm Sunday 12th

For the latest information please see the BDO website.

 Day Date Afternoon Evening
Saturday 4th January 2019 1pm 7pm
Sunday 5th January 2019 1pm 7pm
Monday 6th January 2019 1pm 7pm
Tuesday 7th January 2019 1pm 7pm
Wednesday 8th January 2019 1pm 7pm
Thursday 9th January 2019 1pm 7pm
Friday 10th January 2019 1pm 7pm
Saturday 11th January 2019 2.30pm 7pm
Sunday 12th January 2019 - 7pm

 

Traveling to O2 Arena, London (Also Known as the Millennium Dome)

 

By Road

The O2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 ODX

Sat Nav

Post Code: SE10 ODX

Inside the M25 and outside the Congestion Zone. The O2 is signposted from the M25, the A2 and A20 (from the South East), and the M11 (from the North). Use our postcode for route planners. And if you need a junction, use Millennium Way or Edmund Halley Way.

Parking for arena events is in Car Park 1. For everything else including Icon Outlet, Cineworld and Oxygen Freejumping use car parks 2, 3 or 4.

Travel by River Bus

Travel in style with Thames Clippers and enjoy its climate controlled indoor cabins, the outdoor back decks and licensed on-board bars. Scheduled RB1 boat services leave every 20 minutes throughout the day or you can choose the dedicated River Bus Express services on event nights at The O2.

Travel by Bus

Get on the 108, 129, 132, 161, 188, 422, 472 or 486. They all stop at North Greenwich station.

Cable Car

Enjoy 360 views of the city. Ninety metres high.

Fly the cable car between Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks. This is London’s only cable car experience. And it’s just five minutes from The O2.

International Travel

All London airports are well connected to The O2 via tube and rail services. Plan your journey at Transport for London

The Eurostar stops at St. Pancras station, very close to Kings Cross. Catch the tube or bus from there. London City Airport is on the DLR. Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted have Express rail services into Paddington, Victoria and Liverpool Street. Catch the tube or bus from your station.

Black Taxi Rank

Grab a ride home in an iconic London Black Taxi, voted the world’s best taxi service. All taxis are wheelchair accessible and accept credit cards.

North Greenwich station taxi rank is on your left as you exit the station towards The O2 and operates 24 hours a day, every day.

Other useful contacts:

The O2, London Contact us: +44 (0)20 8463 2000
Email: customerservices@theo2.co.uk

BDO World Professional Darts Championship Prize Fund

The breakdown for the 2020 BDO Professional World Darts Championship has not yet been published. However, in August 2019 Des Jacklin, Chairman of the BDO revealed that from the 2020 BDO World Professional Championship; the ladies prize fund will be doubled in a move sure to please players and fans.

The BDO Chairman revealed the Ladies Championship prize fund will increase from £29,000 to £54,000; with most rounds set to double in prize money as a result. The men’s though will stay the same at £300,000.

“The men’s prize fund will stay the same at £300,000,” Jacklin said. “The ladies’ prize fund will be almost doubled.

“So we’ll be going from £29,000 to £54,000 for the ladies. The way that will be broken down in the first round, second round (quarter-finals), semi-finals and runner-up, the prize money will all double.

“The Ladies winner’s prize fund will go from £12,000 to £20,000.”

The 2020 BDO World Professional men’s winner is set to receive £100,000.

BDO BDO World Darts Championship 2020 - Players Draw & Schedule

BDO World Professional Darts Championship 2020 Players Draw and Schedule

 

2020 BDO World Professional Darts Championship Qualifiers

Former three-time World Champion and current World BDO Darts Champion, Glen Durrant, will not be at the London, O2 Arena to defend his title for the fourth time. Glen along with friend and former BDO No.1 Mark McGeeney both won PDC tour cards in January 2019 have been competing on the PDC circuit ever since.

New Ladies sensation Mikuru Suzuki will be back to defend her ladies title. The Japanese star also qualified for the PDC 2020 via a ladies international qualifying event. Mikuru is certainly no one-hit-wonder and is pipped to do well in 2020.

The ‘Golden Girl’ Trina Gulliver MBE has again qualified for the TV finals at the O2. Trina has won the Ladies World Championship ten times and been a finalist a further two. Although she is not tipped to win this years event, Trina tends to find the form when needed in such big matches. As for the men it will be an open field this year. The new Masters Champions star John O’Shea will be in action, and if he can replication the form he should in the Masters he could be a good outside tip.

The BDO Prize fund has always become under scrutiny when compared to the more lucrative side of the sport, the PDC. AT the time of writing the means tournament has remained unchanged with the eventual winner receiving £100,000. The PDC world champion receives five-times as much.

The ladies event, however, will receive a much-required increase. The Prize fund will increase from £29,000 to £54,000. The Winner receives £20,000

 

Men's line up

No.

Seeded Player
(Fisrt Round) (R1)

Non-Seeded Player
(First Round) (R1)

Non-Seeded
(Preliminary Round) (P)

1 Wesley Harms (Ned) Gary Stone (Sco) Simon Stainton (Eng)
2 Jim Williams (Wal) Leighton Bennett (Eng) Brian Raman (Bel)
3 Richard Veenstra (Ned) Chris Landman (Ned) Ross Montgomery (Sco)
4 Dave Parletti (Eng) Michael Unterbuchner (Ger) John O’Shea (ROI)
5 Wayne Warren (Wal) Dennie Olde Kalter (Ned) Justin Thompson (Aus)
6 Nick Kenny (Wal) Gino Vos (Ned) Andreas Harrysson (Swe)
7 Martijn Kleermaker (Ned) Martin Adams (Eng) Paul Hogan (Eng)
8 Willem Mandigers (Ned) Sebastian Steyer (Pol) David Cameron (Can)
9 Scott Mitchell (Eng) Gabriel Pascaru (Rom)
10 Adam Smith-Neale (Eng) Darren Herewini (Nzl)
11 Mario Vandenbogaerde (Bel) Joe Chaney (USA)
12 Andy Hamilton (Eng) Thibault Tricole (Fra)
13 Gary Robson (Eng) Justin Hood (Eng),
14 Dave Evans (Eng) Nick Fullwell (Eng),
15 Ryan Hogarth (Sco) Scott Williams (Eng)
16 Scott Waites (Eng) Ben Hazel (Eng)

 

Ladies line up

No.

Seeded Player

Non-Seeded Player

 
1 Lisa Ashton (Eng) Laura Turner (Eng)  
2 Mikuru Suzuki (Jpn) Maria O’Brien (Eng)
3 Aileen de Graaf (Ned) Casey Gallagher (Eng)
4 Fallon Sherrock (Eng) Paula Jacklin (Eng)
5 Deta Hedman (Eng) Sharon Prins (Ned)
6 Beau Greaves (Eng) Trina Gulliver MBE (Eng)
7 Anastasia Dobromyslova (Rus) Corrine Hammond (Aus)
8 Lorraine Winstanley (Eng) Kirsty Hutchinson (Eng)

 

Youth World Championship Finalists

* Leighton Bennett (Eng) Keane Barry (ROI)

* Leighton Bennett is the defending 2019 Youth World Champion and will also compete in the senior World Professional Darts Championship Finals

 

BDO World Professional Darts Championship 2020 - Schedule of Play

4th - 12th January 2020

Round One Schedule of Play

Saturday, January 4
Afternoon session (from 13:00) Evening session (from 19:00)
Mario Vandenbogaerde v Sebastian Steyer (R1) Darren Herewini v Simon Stainton (P)
Justin Thompson v Scott Williams (P) Beau Greaves v Trina Gulliver (R1 Ladies)
Fallon Sherrock v Corrine Hammond (R1 Ladies) Thibault Tricole v Ross Montgomery (P)
Dave Parletti v Chris Landman (R1) Jim Williams v Gary Stone (R1)
 
Sunday January 5
Afternoon session (from 13:00) Evening session (from 19:00)
Wayne Warren v Thompson / Williams (R1) Andreas Harrysson v John O’Shea (P)
Joe Chaney v Ben Hazel (P) Deta Hedman v Laura Turner (R1 Ladies)
Aileen de Graaf v Kirsty Hutchinson (R1 Ladies) Paul Hogan v Brian Raman (P)
Willem Mandigers v Michael Unterbuchner (R1) Martijn Kleermaker v Gino Vos (R1)
 
Monday, January 6
Afternoon session (from 13:00) Evening session (from 19:00)
Gabriel Pascaru v Justin Hood (P) Andy Hamilton v Herewini / Stainton (R1)
David Cameron v Nick Fullwell (P) Mikuru Suzuki v Maria O’Brien (R1 Ladies)
Wesley Harms v Harrysson / O’Shea (R1) Scott Waites v Martin Adams (R1)
  Adam Smith-Neale v Hogan / Raman (R1)
 
Tuesday, January 7
Afternoon session (from 13:00) Evening session (from 19:00)
David Evans v Cameron / Fullwell (R1) Gary Robson v Chaney / Hazel (R1)
Nick Kenny v Dennie Olde Kalter (R1) Lisa Ashton v Paula Jacklin (R1 Ladies)
Anastasia Dobromyslova v Sharon Prins (R1 Ladies) Scott Mitchell v Leighton Bennett (R1)
Richard Veenstra v Pascaru / Hood (R1) Ryan Hogarth v Tricole / Montgomery (R1)
 
Wednesday, January 8
Afternoon session (from 13:00) Evening session (from 19:00)
Men's Match (R2) Men's Match (R2)
Lorraine Winstanley v Casey Gallaghar (R1 Ladies) Men's Match (R2)
Men's Match (R2) Men's Match (R2)
 
Thursday, January 9
Afternoon session (from 13:00) Evening session (from 19:00)
Ladies Qty Final Ladies Qty Final
Men's Match (R2) Men's Match (R2)
Ladies Qty Final Ladies Qty Final
Men's Match (R2)
 
Friday, January 10
Afternoon session (from 13:00) Evening session (from 19:00)
Men's Qty Final Ladies Semi-Final
Ladies Semi-Final Men's Qty Final
Men's Qty Final Men's Qty Final
 
Saturday, January 11
Afternoon session (from 14:30) Evening session (from 19:00)
Leighton Bennett v Keane Barry (Youth World Final) Ladies World Final
Men's Semi-Final Men's Semi-Final
 
Sunday, January 12 (from 19:00)
Men's World Final

Round Two begins on Wednesday 8th January. For the latest information please visit the BDO / O2 Arena websites
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22 Port City Open USA
       

 

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Many viewers will know I have written several very successful dart websites over the past fifteen years, each with their own spin on the sport. I have also written a few professional players websites that you may also have come across. My love of the game has never diminished and with over forty years of playing the game, I would like to share as much about darts the game, the sport, the history and the development of the game.

This website is new and fresh and I have learned on my experience as player, developer and designer to hopefully bring you a little more to the sport millions love and play every week.

This website contains information regarding the ‘01 game played by all plus the many UK regional dartboard differences of both past and present. Players nicknames, music, dart checkout charts and basic tournament charts are available for you to download and print for your personal use. There will be something on this website for everyone, even if it a quick look at the facts and myths that surround the sport.

As a player, I would rate myself as a good pub league player. I never ventured into major competition except for the first year of PDC UK Open, I won locally but was unable to attend regional knockouts. Today I tend to watch as a keen supporter of the sport and love to see people enjoying the sport, even if it is only over a friendly pint or two.

My thanks go to the major dart organisations, dart manufacturers, suppliers, the darts historian Dr Patrick Chaplin, darts legend Trina Gulliver MBE, Mark McGeeney and the many others that have helped me over the years to develop this website and many other dart websites. More details can be found on my acknowledgement page. See footer.

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An increased number of visitors have contacted me about players walk-on music and nicknames. Some of you have kindly supplied me with more information; therefore, I have updated both the players' nicknames and walk-on pages on this site. I hope to add a few more in the near future, but in the meantime if you know anymore or if any player has since changed either their Nickname or walk-on, please let me know via my contact page.

The revised nickname and walk-on music pages now include several WDDA players.

I do realise there several missing of missing nicknames and walk-on. However, I add more to the lists all the time.

 

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Professional Darts

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Darts the Professional Sport

A Brief Introduction to Professional Darts

The game of darts is played and enjoyed by millions of people in UK pubs and clubs and by millions more across the World. The game has come from the humble roots of the tap and public rooms of the traditional English pub on to the international stage and is regularly televised to millions across the World.

In 1978 the first World Darts Championship was organised by the British Darts Organisation and sponsored by Embassy tobacco. The winner Leighton Rees from Wales received a trophy and a cheque for the sum of £3,000.

Prize money has since increased considerably in the game of darts, and the winner of a major competition can expect to pick up a very attractive amount of money. Take for example the 2019 PDC World Championship, a losing first round player receives £7,500 , the competition winner £500,000. One of the biggest contributors to the rise in prize money in such competitions has been as a result of increased lucrative sponsorship deals.

Since 1978 the game has grown into one of the best-loved and viewed sports on television. It has made many darters into household names here are just a few:

John Lowe three-time world champion, John Part three-time world champion, Martin Adams three-time world champion, Eric Bristow five-time world champion, Raymond van Barneveld five-time world champion & Phil Taylor sixteen-time world champion.

In March 2005 the 'game' of darts was recognized by 'Sports England' as a sporting activity which could pave the way to the sport featuring in future Olympic Games, however, I still feel we are a long way from that day.

Darts is one of the fastest growing sports in Holland, Germany, China and Asia. Over a third of the Dutch population watched Raymond Van Barneveld become the first Dutch player to take the world darts title in 1998; he has since won the title a further four times 1999, 2003, 2005 and 2007 (PDC World Darts Championship). Raymond beat the reigning champion Phil Taylor 7 sets to 6 and a sudden death leg in the final set. The famous Bull up for the right to throw first will long be remembered as Phil hit an outer Bull Raymond asked for the dart to be left in the board as he used it to push his dart into the centre Bull. Since then the Bulling up procedure in the PDC events has changed. All darts are removed before the opponents throw. Raymond now equals Eric Bristow's achievement but still trails Phil Taylor's staggering sixteen world title victories.

The prize fund over the years has steadily increased, with players playing for £500,000 first prize in 2019 PDC World Darts Championships.  This is a far cry from the first World Championships prize of £3,000. The sports prize money continues to grow making a few of the current player's millionaires.

In December 2007 PDC World Darts Championship moved to the Alexandra Palace. The Alexandra Palace is affectionately known as the 'Ally Pally' and was the stage set for the world renowned 'News of the World Individual Darts Tournaments'.

The New of the World Darts Tournament was probably one of the hardest dart events to win with a best of three legs format throughout the competition, including the final. Legendary dart player Bobby George managed to win this event twice and on one occasion Bobby didn’t lose a single leg throughout the tournament.

In 2001 the BDO introduced a Ladies World Darts Championship which was won by England’s Trina Gulliver MBE. Trina has won this event for seven consecutive years and made the final yet again in 2008 and 2009 but only to lose to a new up and coming star Anastasia Dobromyslova from Russia in 2008 and Francis Hoenselaar from Holland in 2009. In 2010 Trina again regained the title beating Rhian Edwards from Wales 2-0 she then repeated this feat in 2011 again beating Rhain Edwards by the same margin 2-0. In 2016 Trina won the World Darts title yet again making her the most successful ladies darts player in the World, a record-breaking Ten World Titles. Trina has been awarded the MBE for services to darts and charitable fundraising.

Anastasia moved to the PDC late 2008 and played in a preliminary qualifying round for the PDC World Darts Championship 2009. She lost to Dutchman Remco van Eijden 5 legs to 3. She also tried to qualify for the 2010 championship but failed. Anastasia moved back to the BDO late 2010 / early 2011 and in 2012 she won BDO / WDF Ladies Worlds Darts Championship for the second time and then again in 2013.

In 2007 the PDC introduced the first Youth World Championship. This event was won by Arron Monk who beat Michael van Gerwen 6 - 4 in the final. It wasn't until 2015 when the BDO followed suit and introduced its own Youth World Championship. It was sixteen-year-old Colin Roelofs from the Netherlands who became the first victor beating seventeen-year-old Harry Ward from England 3 - 0. Harry, unfortunately, didn't win a single leg in the final however I am sure we will be seeing a lot more from all of these youth players in the future.

Lisa Ashton from Lancashire, has since been a dominate in the ladies game, winning in 2014, 2015, 2017 and again in 2018.However, in 2019 Lisa was sensationally knocked out in the first round by the Japanese soft-tip star, Mikuru Suzuki. Mikuru went on to win the 2019 Lakeside title and followed this up by winning the Dutch Open the following month.

During the 2019 Lakeside World Championships calls for a major review of the ladies’ prize fund and short match format were called into question. The winning prize for women was just £12,000 compared to the men’s £100,000. The chairman of the BDO at the time said this would be addressed.

2019 also witnessed a number of the top BDO players move to the more lucrative PDC. With a £14M prize fund for 2019 and with the BDO restrictions taken off players flocked to win a PDC tour card.

Glen Durrant who had just won his third consecutive BDO World title, and former BDO No.1 Mark McGeeney, were among the thirty successful players to win tour cards. They were joined by a few others that featured the BDO World Championship event, thus depleting the BDO’s main contenders. This left the old ageing guard to re-established the once firm grip the BDO held in World Darts.

In 2019 John Lowe the former three-time World Darts Champion was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s honours list. John became the second male dart player to be awarded the MBE. The late Eric Bristow was the first recipient in 1989. The only other player to date to receive such an award is Trina Gulliver, the ladies ten-time World Darts Champion.

Dart fans may question the above because Phil Taylor was appointed an MBE in 2001. However, he didn’t receive the award medal as this was annulled because he was found guilty on an indecent assault. Taylor denied the charges but had to pay £2,000 as a result of his conviction.

In 2010 Russ Strobel submitted to the Darts Australia a new recommended dartboard height for Wheelchair users. The height Russ has come up with is 137cm to the centre Bull. The height was based on the perceived origins of the standard hanging height of the standard clock dartboard. It is said the average height of a man in the England UK was 5’8” around 1920’s, the height of the centre bullseye of a standard board. Modern adjustments make that 173cm. Russ has taken this analogy and worked out what the height would be should a man of 5’8” (173cm) be sitting in a wheelchair. His exact figure came out to be 136.5cm however as Russ explained the addition of 0.5cm would make the recommended wheelchair dartboard height easy to remember 137cm (wheelchair) - 173cm (Standard). The concept of the new height for Wheelchair uses was accepted by Darts Australia and in 2012 was also accepted by the World Darts Organisation. More about Disability Darts can be found on this website.

Having a bet on the darts is a pass time enjoyed by many. For those looking for a wager, many free spin casinos offer sports betting options along with enticing bonuses. They also represent a good way to check out the various odds from a non-gamblers perspective too.

On this site, you will find a brief history of this intriguing sport along with all the information you will need to set up the dart board and organise darting events. You can also learn how boards are made using sisal (a material used in rope making) and how dart weights, lengths, shafts and flights can alter the flight of the dart.

The site also features traditional games played on today’s standard dartboards and UK city dartboards; The Yorkshire and the Manchester log-end to name just two. You can download rules and many games from here as well as those all-important checkouts.

You will also find Practice routines to improve your accuracy and scoring consistency as well as information about maintaining your dartboard and darts. There are also many dart related links to professional dart organisations, manufacturers, suppliers, professional dart players and other UK local dart leagues. My thanks go to them for their help and support in building this site.

I hope you enjoy the site your feedback is always welcome and if you like the site please inform others.

Darts501 was established in 2004 and from its humble beginnings and a few makeovers the website has had over well in excess of 12.5 Million viewers and the increasing trend continues. In 2018 the website attracted a conservative 1.6 million, however, with more people opting not to have their visit to this website recorded this figure is vastly undervalued. Thanks to all that visit and keep calling back to see regular updates.

 

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