Premier League

PDC Premier League will be played every Thursday from 6. February - 21. May.
Participants, Schedule
Tournament Information


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Januar 2020

Coaching Clinic 57:
We take you back to the late 70's for coaching advice from Welsh legend Leighton Rees


Dartoid in Puerto Vallart:
Darts in Paradise


Adam "Thorn" Smith still in Dominical :
"Flocks, Crocs And Oches"




Interview with Gabriel Clemens

Gabriel Clemens qualified for the PDC World Championship 2020 by the Pro Tour Order of Merit.
To the Interviewnew





3. July
PDC Summer Series
The PDC published the list of entries of the PDC Summer Series. 117 of 128 Tour Card holders will be in Milton Keynes. Missing out will be among others the two Australians Damon Heta and Kyle Anderson. Players from the Challenge Tour Order of Merit will fill up the field to 128.
PDC Summer Series



2. July
World Matchplay
The PDC now announced that the World Matchplay this year due to the Corona crisis will not be played at Winter Gardens in Blackpool but -as the Summer Series - in the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. It will be played behind closed doors without a crowd. The tournament will be televised as usual by Sky Sports. The draw for the World Matchplay will take place on 12. July.



30. June
World Matchplay
It is not known yet how the World Matchplay will look like this year and neither it is sure where it will take place. Because should no crowd be alllowed it might be not the Empress Ballroom of the Winter Gardens in Blackpool will be the venue.
But the PDC will hold on the dates from 18. July to 26. July. How the list of participants looks now before the five events of Summer Series you can find here:
World Matchplay



29. June
PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit and the PDC Pro Tour Order of Merit were updated before the PDC Summer Series.
From both rankings the price money which was earned by the players between 16. March and dem 24. June 2018 respectively 2019 was removed. That money would have relapsed naturally
The money which the players will eran druing the five events of the PDC Summer Series from 8. - 12. July will count for the qualification for the World Matchplay. The five events will be ranked.
PDC Rankings



26. June
Corona - Bits
The German Darts Organisation DDV organised an online event as well - the DDV Kadercup. The women's event won Irina Armstrong, the men's event Niko Spinger. The youth events were won by Suzan-Marie Atas and Fabian Schmutzler. Now an international events against the Netherlands is planned - hopefully face to face...
PDC Chairman Barry Hearn has announced will hold on at the Premier League dates in Rotterdam - whether with or without crowd. Beside he intends to hold on the World Matchplay at the planned date - in which form it will be played is not known yet. The same applies to the planned Summer Series which will take place even should not all Tour Card holders will be able to take part. PDPA chairman Peter Manley - who first said it was to early for all tournament plans - now after discussions with the PDC emphasized the PDPA got behind all PDC ideas.
Michael van Gerwen was the winner od zje Drive-In Darts Gala in Hannover - he defeated in the final Max Hopp. Beside Raymond van Barneveld and Dimitri van den Bergh (who replaced Devon Petersen who was due to the English quarantaine regulations not able to travel) took part in the exhibition.



22. June
Darts Performance Centre

In his newest blog Paul Gillings from the Darts Performance Centre addresses all the Online Tournaments which were the only live sport during the Corona lockdown.
Darts keeps the sporting show on the road



15. June
Kurz wins Superleague
As last year Nico Kurz won the German Superleague and secured himself a place in the next PDC World Championship.
On a highclass finals day Kurz defeated in the quarterfinals Kevin Münch, prevailed in the semi-finals over favourite Gabriel Clemens and won a very close final against Dragutin Horvat. Horvat reached his fourth Superleague final with wins over Steffen Siepmann and Michael Unterbuchner.
Super League Germany



12. June
PDC Summer Series
The PDC today announced that from 8. - 12. July the PDC Summer Series will be played - no online event, but a tournament series behind closed doors. Should the non UK players be able to travel to the UK without problems the five events will be played as Players Championships and count for the ranking. Should it be impractical for those players to travel to the UK the five events will not count for the ranking.



10. Juni
Dartoids World

Dartoid travels through Bombay looking for a game of darts. His search is not really successful - but he finds something else and concludes that sometimes there's a little bit more to life than darts...
Johnny





8. June
Dates...
As the PDC anounced the World Matchplay will be played on the original dates and - should it be necessary - without a crowd and in another venue. Beside the dates for four European Tour events were anounced: 4.-6.September (Budapest), 11.-13. September (Jena), 25.-27.September (Gibraltar) and 16.-18.October (Prague). The PDC World Cup, which was planned in June in Hamburg, will now take place from 6.-8. November in Graz in Austria.
The New Zealand darts organisation anounced that there will be no darts tournaments this year in New Zealand.



Super League Germany
At the weekend Group B played the second weekend and it was a thrilling weekend. Nico Kurz couldn't hold his ground at the head of the table but ended with only one point less on the second place. Daniel Klose managed to win the group. Dragutin Horvat and Manfred Bilderl sit in places three and four. All four progressed into the Play-offs which will be played on 14. June.
Super League Germany



5. June
Aspinall wins Home Tour
Nathan Aspinall wins the PDC Home Tour after wins over Jelle Klaasen, Gary Anderson and Jonny Clayton in the Championship Group of the event. Gary Anderson ended after wins against Clayton und Klaasen on the second place but played with 109.2 against Clayton the highest average of the night. Clayton couldn't quite keep up yesterday's performances and his defeat against Aspinall in the last match of the night decided Aspinall's Home Tour win. Jelle Klaasen lost all his three matches.
Report, Results, Table



PDC Home Tour - Last 8 - Clayton and Aspinall progress into Final
The second evening of the Last 8 was a highclass and very close affair. Each of the players had after the first four matches one win under his belt. In the ende Nathan Aspinall and Jonny Clayton prevailed - both with two wins
Tonight in final Gary Anderson, Jelle Klaasen, Nathan Aspinall and Jonny Clayton will compete for the win.
Results
Report, Table - Last 8/2



4. June
PDC Home Tour - Last 8- Anderson and Klassen progress into Final
The first evening of the Last 8 was quite comfortable for Gary Anderson and Jelle Klaasen, who both won their matches against Dave Chisnall and Mike de Decker. In the direct clash Gary Anderson prevailed and still unbeaten won the group. Klaasen ended unchallenged on the second place of the table.
Tonight in the second group of the Last 8 Rob Cross, Joe Cullen, Nathan Aspinall and Jonny Clayton will stand at the oche.
Results
Report, Table - Last 8/1



Super League Germany
At the weekend Group A played the second weekend and Gabriel Clemens hold his ground as head of the table. Behind places 2 - 4 - on which the players progressed to the final as well - were hard fought. In the end the battle was decided in favour of Steffen Siepmann, Kevin Münch and Michael Unterbuchner.
Super League Germany



30. May
PDC Home Tour - Last 32 - Chisnall with hard-fought group win
Dave Chisnall prevailed in a hard-fought group over Geert Nentjes and progressed into the semi-finals. With his win over Nentjes in the last match of the night Chisnall won the group due to his better leg difference. Both players won two of their matches.
Tonight Rob Cross, Luke Woodhouse, Daniel Larsson and Ryan Searle stand at the oche.
Results
Report, Table - Group 4



29. May
PDC Home Tour - Last 32 - Anderson sparkles on Group win
Gary Anderson stayed unbeaten at his second appearance on the PDC Home Tour and won a solid match against Nick Kenny, a brilliant match against Luke Humphries and a strong match against Jamie Lewis. Humphries got two wins and ended on the second place of the table.
Tonight Dave Chisnall, Geert Nentjes, Darren Webster and Damon Heta will contest.
Results
Report, Table - Group 3



28. May
PDC Home Tour - Last 32 - Wins for Klaasen and de Decker
The first two nights of the Last 32 of the PDC Home Tour had with Jelle Klaasen and Mike de Decker two surprise winners. The first group - which was not a high class group, was very close - three of the players won two of their matches each and had four points. Klaasen had the better leg difference than a disappointing world champion Peter Wright and than Cristo Reyes and won the group.
The second night was a high class night and once again the leg difference decided it - for Mike de Decker, after Stephen Bunting had been defeated in the last match of the night by Alan Tabern.
Tonight Gary Anderson, Nicke Kenny, Luke Humphries and Jamie Lewis will contest.
Results
Report, Table - Group 1
Report, Table - Group 2



26. May
PDC Home Tour - Stage 2

Tonight the second stage of the tournament will begin.
On the first night of the Top 32 world champion Peter Wright, Cristo Reyes, Jelle Klaasen and Ryan Murray will fight to progress under the Last 8.
Results



Super League Germany
At the weekend Group B of the reformed Superleague Germany played its first tournament weekend. Group B was a rather evenly matches group. Dragutin Horvat - with six wins out of seven matches - heads the table followed by Daniel Klose - the ssurprise player of the weekend who won six matches as well but the poorer leg difference. Nico Kurz sits with five wins on place three. The highest average played Manfred Bilderl with 95.8 against Dragutin Horvat. Bilderl sits in the fourth place of the table
Super League Germany



20. May
PDC Home Tour - Stage 2
The PDC now published the groups and the schedule for the second stage of the tournament which will start on May 26. the 32 players have been seeded in order of their PDC Order of Merit ranking.
World Champion Peter Wright will appear in Group 1 together with Cristo Reyes, Jelle Klaasen and Ryan Murray.
Stage Two



19. Mai
PDC Home Tour - Group32
On the last night of the first stage of the PDC Home Tour World Champion Peter Wright won the group ahaed of Adam Hunt who as Wright won two of his matches. One match each won Krzysztof Ratajski and Justin Pipe.
The tournament will be resumed on Tuesday, Mai 26 with the second stage.
Results, Report, Table Group 32
Second Tournament Stage



18. Mai
PDC Home Tour - Group 31
Joe Cullen dominated with outstanding performances Group 31 and won the group without problems. By the wayside fell Keegan Brown (second place in the table), Gerwyn Price (Place 3) and Bradley Brooks (Bottom of the table).
Tonight in the last night of the first phase of the event Peter Wright, Justin Pipe, Adam Hunt and Krzysztof Ratajski will compete.
Report, Table Group 31
Results



Super League Germany
The first weekend of the due to the Crona Crisis restructured Super League Germany was characterized byGabriel Clemens. He won all his seven matches and heads the table of the group followed by Sascha Stein on second place with five wins and Kevin Münch on place three with four wins.
All in all it was a well made TV event in which the players were involved as co-commentators. Next wekend Group B will play.
Super League Germany



17. May
PDC Home Tour - Group 30
Gary Anderson solved his internet problems just in time to take part in the PDC Home Tour. He won the 30. night uncontested with three wins. Kim Huybrechts ended with two wins on the second place of the table..
On the penultimate night of the first phase of the event Gerwyn Price, Bradley Brooks, Joe Cullen and Keegan Brown will get a second chance.
Report, Table Group 30
Results



16. Mai
PDC Home Tour - Group 29
With Cristo Reyes in Group 29 there was a second Spanish winner on the PDC Home Tour - he won all his three matches. The best performance of the night came from John Henderson, who played in both his wins an average of over 100 and ended on the second place of the table.
Tonight beside Gary Anderson, who makes his first appearance on the PDC Home Tour, Dimitri van den Bergh, Kim Huybrechts and Dirk van Duijvenbode will stand at the oche.
Report, Table Group 29
Results



15. May
PDC Home Tour - Group 28
Group 28 was from all four players a high class group in which Luke Humphries with three impressive wins stood out. Michael Smith had to content himself with the second place in the table.
Beside Cristo Reyes, who makes his first appearence in the PDC Home Tour, tonight John Henderson, Ryan Meikle and Danny Noppert will be involved.
Report, Table Group 28
Results



14. May
PDC Home Tour - Phase 2
After a break the PDC Home Tour will be played to an end in a second phase from 26. May to 5. June. The format will not change much only instead of Best of 9 Legs it will than be Best of 11 Legs.
All other informations and the schedule you can find here:
PDC Home Tour Phase 2



PDC Home Tour - Group 27
With an impressive accuracy on his doubles Scott Waites won the all in all highclass Group 27. Ross Smith ended on the second place of the table while Ron Meulenkamp threw a 161 finish to reach place three.
Tonight Michael Smith, Mike van Duivenbode, Luke Humphries and Andy Boutlon will stand for a second time at the oche.
The PDC announced participants and schedule of the groups 29 - 32 of the event. Beside more runner-ups with Gary Anderson - who seems to have sorted his internet problems - and Cristo Reyes two more "new" players will be involved.
Report, Results, Table Group 27
Participants and Schedule Groups 29 - 32



13. May
Super League Germany
As the Super League Germany is affected by the Corona crisis as now a new concept and new dates were decided to play to the end. The weekends will be televised live by Sport1, DAZN and PDCTV on successive weekends.
The 16 players were divided in two groups with eight players each. Group A will begin on 16./17. May, Group B will follow on 22./23. May. the top 4 of each group will play on 14. June in quarterfinals, semi-finals and final for the win..
Super League Germany



PDC Home Tour - Gruppe 26
In Group 26 in the end we had three players with two wins each. Mike de Decker won the group in the head-to-head to Steve Brown and due to the better leg difference to Martin Atkins, who played the highest average of the night but ended on place three of the table.
In Group 27 Steve Beaton, Scott Waites, Ross Smith and Ron Meulenkamp will get a second chance.
Report, Results, Table Group 26



12. May
Additions Who is Who
Some of the players who took part in the PDC Home Tour were added to the Who is Who:
Jonathan Worsley, Gavin Carlin, Mike de Decker, Mike van Duivenbode, Bradley Brooks, Christian Bunse, Martin Atkins Wigan, Nathan Derry, Kai Fan Leung, Maik Kuivenhoven, William Borland and Jesus Noguera.



PDC Home Tour - Group 25
An outstanding Jose des Sousa dominated Group 25. He dropped only on leg in his three matches averaging over or near 100 all the time. Keegan Brown ended after two wins on the second place of the table.
In Group 26 Mike de Decker, Steve Brown, Martin Atkins and Conan Whitehead will stand at the oche.
The PDC announced participants and schedule of Groups 26 - 28, in which mainly the group seconds of the already played groups will get another chance.
Report, Results, Table Group 25
Participants and Schedule Groups 26 - 28



11. May
PDC Home Tour - Groups 23 and 24
At the weekend Groups 23 and 24 of the PDC Home Tour were played. Both groups had with Daniel Larsson and Jamie Hughes dominat winners who won all their three matches. Both were not the highest ranked players of their group.
In Group 25 Keegan Brown, Robert Thornton, Jose de Sousa and Reece Robinson will stand at the oche.

Report, Results, Table Group 23
Report, Results, Table Group 24



9. May
PDC Home Tour - Group 22
Surprise winner of the comparaatively weak group 22 was Spaniard Jesus Noguera, who won two of his matches and due to his better leg difference maintained the first place in the table in front of Danny Noppet. A disappointing Ian White and James Wilson both won one match each.
Tonight Martin Schindler, Kyle Anderson, Daniel Larsson and Dirk van Duijvenbode will compete.
Report, Results, Table Group 22



8. May
PDC Home Tour - Group 21
Rob Cross got the hard fought group win in Group 20. Dimitri van den Bergh - who was with three averages over 90 the best player of the night - came away empty-handed as did combative Karel Sedlacek and young Scostman William Borland who threw with 103,8 the highest average of the night.
Tonight Ian White, Danny Noppert, Jesus Noguera and James Wilson will stand in Group 22 at the oche.
Report, Results, Table Group 21



7. May
PDC Home Tour - Group 20
The 20. group of the PDC Home Tour was a very evenly matched group which was won in the end due to the better leg difference by Ryan Murray. Scotsman Murray only got a Tour Card in January. Joe Cullen ended on the scond place of the table.
In Group 21 tonight Rob Cross, Dimitri van den Bergh, Karel Sedlacek (as replacement for Derk Telnekes) and William Borland will compete for the group win.
Report, Results, Table Group 20



6. May
PDC Home Tour - Group 19
Glen Durrant was the undisputed winner of the 19. Group of the PDC Home Tour and won all three matches. On the second place of the table ended Justin Pipe who defeated the two Dutch players in a commanding way.
Tonight in Group 20 Joe Cullen, Jermaine Wattimena, Ryan Murray and John Michael will stand at the oche.
The PDC announced participants and schedule of the groups 21 - 24.
Report, Results, Table Group 19
Participants and Schedule Groups 21 - 24



5. May
News
The WDF World Cup Youth - which was planned in July - was postponed to next year.
The BDO still doesn't show a clear-cut course - Des Jacklin was voted back to the head of the organisation. Nobody knows where it will go from here...
Former BDO Caller Nick Rolls was appointed WDF Secretary General.
The former DDV president Stefan Mischke passed away.



PDC Home Tour - Group 18
The 18. group of the PDC Home Tour was dominated by the highest ranked player Stephen Bunting who won all his three matches. Kim Huybrechts ended with two wins on the second place of the table.
Tonight in Group 19 Glen Durrant, Vincent van der Meer, Justin Pipe and Maik Kuivenhoven will stand at the oche.
Jeffrey de Zwann has got a shoulder injury and will be replaced in Group 20 by Jermaine Wattimena.
Report, Results, Table Group 18



4. May
PDC Home Tour - Groups 16 and 17
At the weekend Groups 16 and 17 of the PDC Home Tour were played and both had with Canadian Jeff Smith and Australian Damon Heta an international winner. In both groups were several players who had two wins each and in the end the win was decided by the leg difference.
In Group 18 Harald Leitinger, Stephen Bunting, Kim Huybrechts and Nathan Derry will stand at the oche.

Report, Results, Table Group 16
Report, Results, Table Group 17



2. May
PDC Home Tour - Group 15
Darren Webster won the 115. group of the PDC Home Tour with a solid display and won his three matches against Bradley Brooks, Scott Baker and Andy Hamilton. Brooks, Baker and Hamilton won one match each.

In Group 16 Christian Bunse Ricky Evans, Martin Atkins and Canadian Jeff Smith will compete.
The PDC now announced by now participants and schedule of Groups 17 - 20.
Report, Results, Table Group 15
Participants and Schedule Groups 17 - 20



30. April
PDC Home Tour - Group 13
The 13., rather entertaining evening of the Home Tour was surprisingly won by Carl Wilkinson who won all his thre matches. Steve Beaton, Callan Rydz and Matthew Edgar each won once.

The international Group 14 tonight consists of Chris Dobey, Ciaran Teehan, Ron Meulenkamp and Kai Fan Leung.
Report, Results, Table Group 13



29. April
"But That's My Favorite Number"
Don't we all know it - some numbers of the boards we like better then others. But with specific practice you can improve your accuracy on the entire board.
Here a practice routine of American Laurence Kent which helps:
"But That's My Favorite Number"



PDC Home Tour - Group 12
Max Hopp slightly lucky won the 12. Group after due to technical problems the group had to be played to the end with only three players. The conncection to Keegan Brown broke down after the first three matches had been played and couldn't be rebuild. The format had to be changed and the match between Keegan Brown and Conan Whitehead - the best match of the night which was won by Whitehead - was disallowed.
In Group 13 tonight Steve Beaton, Callan Rydz, Matthew Edgar and Carl Wilkinson will compete.
Report, Results, Table Group 12



28. April
PDC Home Tour - Group 11
Group 11 was a very close group in which the group winner was only known after the last leg of the last match.
Alan Tabern secured himself with his 5:4 win over Simon Whitlock the group win before young dutchman Mike van Decker. Simon Whitlock disappointingly ended on the last place of the table.
In Group 12 beside the secobnd German participant - Max Hopp - Keegan Brown, Conan Whitehead and Mike de Decker will stand at their home oche.
The PDC yesterday announce participants and schedule of the Groups 13 - 16.
Report, Results, Table Group 11
Participants and Schedule Groups 13 - 16



27. April
PDC Home Tour - Groups 9 + 10
On Saturday and Sundayspielten Groups 9 and 10 competetd.
On Saturday Martijn Kleermaker won the close Group 9, in which the leg difference decided the win as beside Kleermaker Michael Smith and Matt Clark won two matches each as well. On Sunday Nathan Aspinall dominated Group 10 and got with three wins the group win.
In Group 11 tonight Simon Whitlock, Kirk Shepherd, Alan Tabern and Mike van Duivernbode will stand at the oche.
Report, Results, Table Group 10



25. April
PDC Home Tour - Group 8
In Group 8 Jonny Clayton was the almost uncontested group winner. Especially at his first win against the later second of the table the Welshman convinced. With 96 he played the highest average and with eight he threw the most 180s of the night. Richard North couldn't win a single match and ended on the last place od the table.
In Group 9 tonight Michael Smith, Martijn Kleermaker, Harry Ward and Matt Clark will contest.
Report, Results, Table Group 8



24. April
PDC Home Tour - Group7
The seventh group was a quite close group - Jelle Klaasen won it as he was probably the players who used his chances best. But it was a narrow win as Ryan Meikle won as Klaasen two of his matches - Klaasen hat the better leg difference. Gabriel Clemens performance was not consistent enough and Gavon Carlin had a lot of problems finishing his legs - he even busted his finishes three times during the evening.
Tonight in Group 8 Jonny Clayton, Adam Hunt, Richard North and David Pallett stand at the oche.
The PDC now published paricipants and schedule of Groups 9 - 12.
Report, Results, Table Group 7
Participant and Schedule Groups 8 - 12



23. April
PDC Home Tour - Group 6
Dominating player of group six was Ryan Searle,who won his three matches convincingly and played with 103.3 the highest average of the night. Andy Boulton won twice, James Wade only won one of his matches and Adrian Gray lost three times.
Tonight in Group 7 Gabriel Clemens, Jelle Klaasen, Ryan Meikle and Gavon Carlin stand at their home oche.
Report, Results, Table Group 6
Participant and Schedule Group 7



22. April
Corona News
The PDC postponed all events planned for May and June - among them the World Cup. As well postponed were due to the ban for mass gatherings in Germany till the end of August all European Tour Events in July and August. Cancelled was the Champions League of Darts as it collided with the new date of the postponed European Tour Event in Hungary.
The Tournament Calendar was updated.
Tournament Calendar



PDC Home Tour - Gruppe 5
The fifth night again had a surprise winner - Nick Kenny. Kenny only got a Tour Card in January. Luke Humphries won twice, Joe Murnan once and Devon Petersen lost his three matches despite he had dominated the first test run for the event...
The event continues tonight with the 6. group - James Wade, Adrian Gray, Ryan Searle and Andy Boulton will stand at the oche.
Report, Results, Table Group 5



21. April
PDC Home Tour - Group 4
The winner of the fourth night was young Dutchman Geert Nentjes, who won all three matches and played in his close match against Mickey Mansell with 100.2 the highest average. Ross Smith, Lisa Ashton and Mickey Mansell all won one of their matches.
Tonight Group 5 will stand at the home oche: Luke Humphries, Nick Kenny, Devon Petersen and Joe Murnan
Report, Results, Table Group 4



20. April
PDC Home Tour - Group 3
On the third evening of the tournament for the first time the highest ranked player won the group - Dave Chisnall got three wins and in the end headed the table. The first match of the night against Scott Waites was the best match of the evening. Chisnall threw five 180 and had an 102,8 average, Waites threw two 180 and averaged 95.90.
Tonight the event will continue with group 4. The players involved are Ross Smith, Lisa Ashton, Mickey Mansell and Geert Nentjes.
Report, Results, Table Group 3



19. April
PDC Home Tour - Group 2
In Group 2 as well not the top player Gerwyn Price prevailed - Luke Woodhouse was the player of the night! Woodhouse won all his three matches and threw against Gerwyn Price - whom he defeated with 5:0 - a nine-darter with 177, 177, 147. His average in this match was almost 114.
Not only because of that the second evening was more entertaining then the first one. Both picture and audio quality were better, the players were cheerful and easy going and Dan Dawson added with his interposed questions to the success of the night.
By now participants and schedule of the groups 4 - 8 were published. Tonight the event will continue with Group 3.
Report, Results, Table Group 2
PDC Home Tour - Participants and Schedule Groups 3 - 8



18. April
PDC Home Tour
The first group of the PDC Home Tour had a surprise winner - Jamie Lewis was in the end the day winner.
The home streaming was not yet really good - for all players it is a completely new situation with some unexpected problems. Scott Waites for example told the BBC that his dartboard hangs in the landing. When he has a bouncer most of the time the dart lands at the bottom of the stairs which means he has to run down and up fifteen stps... Beside the PDC was overhelmed by the responce around the world.
Report, Results, Table Group 1



17. April
PDC Home Tour
Tonight the PDC Home Tour will begin. On the first day World Champion Peter Wright, Niels Zonnefeld, Jamie Lewis and Peter Jacques will stand at their oche at home and will compete in Round Robin.
Here a short preview:
Preview Day 1



15. April
PDC Home Tour
From Friday the live-dart less time is firstley over - the PDC starts its Darts Home Tour which builds on the two "Darts at Home" events. Planned are 32 tour nights in a row in which four tour card holders each will take part. They will play in Round Robin format a stage winner.
All information, the participants and the schedule of the first four days you can find here:
PDC Home Tour



14. April
Corona News
The PDC postponed the Austrian Darts Open, an event of the European Tour which was planned from 1. - 3. May in Graz. A new date is not known yet. As in Denmark till the end of August all Major events are banned the PDCNB postponed two tournament weekend which were planned for June and July. New dates are not yet known.
The tournament calendar is updated regularily.
Tournament Calendar



Check This Out!

How and when is it best to prepare your finish?
The American Steve Brown gave it a thought and published two articles about the topic.
Here you can find the first article:
Check it Out! - Part 1



9. April
Corona News
The PDC now postponed the World Series events in Australia and New Zealand to next year. Beside it was announced that there will be no Premier League days in April, May and June. Premier League will continue on 30. July with the league day in Birmingham.
The tournament calendar is updated regularily.
Tournament Calendar



Live Darts
Yesterdays "Darts at Home" session was won by Nathan Aspinall who won all his three matches.
For tonight Target Darts announced a live match between Phil Taylor and Raymond van Barneveld. It will be streamed from 19 BST on the Youtube site of Paddy Power and can be followed on Target's Twitter and the Target Facebook site. The players will use the interactive Target Nexus Board.



8. April
Live Darts
It really exists despite the Corona crisis! Among others from the PDC which offers "Darts At Home" and by Modus Darts - Modus Icons Darts Live League. Both are events in which the involved players play in their homes on their own dartboards.
The Modus Darts Live League is played this week every day from 11 - 16 o'clock continental time in Round Robin format. Involved are among others Raymond van Barneveld and Paul Nicholson. The Modus Icons Darts Live League is streamed by several betting companies.
"Darts at Home" will be played today for the second time - this time with Nathan Aspinall, Steve Beaton, Stephen Bunting and Jelle Klaasen. It is streamed live and commentated by Dan Dawson from 19.30 BST on PDC You Tube Channel .



7. April
The 30 Darts Game
This game is all about doubles. Australian Warren "Wazza" Ackary came up with hit to improve his hitting rate on the doubles.
The 30 Darts Game



Adam "Thorn" Smith - Around the World

Oh yes - he is really still travelling... On the next stage of his route he and his travel compagnon Jules ride to the cloud forrest of Costa Rica - to CloudBridge.
"The Double Tops Of Costa Rica"



Corona News
The PDPA has announced financial support for its darts players. Each Tour Card holder who needs immidiate financial support can get up to 1.000 pound. The money is non-repayable. Beside a PDPA/PDC Hardship Fund was installed for those players who need urgently more support in the form of an advance against future prize money.



6. April
BDO - EDO News
Nobody knows what will happen with the BDO, but in the UK a new founded organisations brings itself into position to ensure the continuity of the Super-League, the Inter County Leagues, the Gold Cup and the Champions Cup - the Tri Nations Darts Ltd. It intends to be a member of the WDF whom it sees responsible for the organisation of the bigger events including the World Masters and the World Championship. It intends to begin to work at the start of the season 2020/2021. Directors of the organisation are Tommy Thompson, Jean Haywood, Cliff Murray, John Smith, John Williams and Wayne Williams.
More you can find on the EDO site:
Letter
Business Plan



Corona News
The German DDV decided to cancel all dates of the 2019/2020 season including the Bundesliga and the cups and backs to resume events at the start of the new season in September. The Bundesliga will be played with the same teams which started into this season - there will be no relegation and no promoted teams.



2. April
Hitting High and Low

Who has not yet experienced it - you want Double tops and hit above the wire. Or you need a Double 3 and your dart hits the board underneath....The problem is well-known in Flightschool and a solution is offered.
Hitting High and Low



Corona News
The PDC postponed the dates of the der World Series of Darts Events in Denmark and in New York. The Nordic Darts Masters will now take place in October while the events in New York will now take place in June 2021.
The tournament calendar is updated regularily.
Tournament Calendar



Olly Croft

It's already some month back that Olly Croft - the founder of the BDO and a co-founder of the WDF - passed away. But back than the news almost got lost in the very full darts calendar.
Hence now a post hoc valuation by Patrick Chaplin, the only doctor of darts, who knew Croft quite well.
Olly Croft O.B.E.



1. April
A Danger for the Sport of Darts?


As you can read in the newest issue of the Dr. Dart's Newsletter, a new organisation was set up in England, which considers itself in competition to the PDC and the BDO.
Here the link to the article:
NEW ORGANISATION SET UP TO TAKE ON THE PDC AND THE BDO










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