Dutch Darts Championship

The Dutch Darts Championship is the eigth event of the PDC European Tour and will be played from 27. - 29. May in Zwolle, Netherlands. The top 16 of the Pro Tour Order of Merit and 32 qualifiers will take part.
Dutch Darts Championship
Tournament Information


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28. May
Dutch Darts Championship - Day 2
Today is the second day of the Dutch Darts Championship in Zwolle, Netherlands.
In an afternoon- and an evening-session the first round winners will play against the seeded players.
From the first round players yesterday Jim Williams had to withdraw as his flight was cancelled. His opponent Richie Edhouse directly progesses into the second round where he will play against Chris Dobey. The only host nation qualifier who survived the first round was Jelle Klaasen who will play today against Michael van Gerwen.
Participants, Schedule, Results
Statistics



World Seniors Darts Masters
The tournament in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green will continue today with an afternoon-and an evening-session.
On the first night the match between Kevin Painter and David Cameron was the closest and the only one in which both players had an average of almost 90. In the end Canadian David Cameron was the winner who will play tonight against Robert Thornton. Beside Wayne Jones had no problems to win 4:1 against Roland Scholten while John Part defeated Paul Lim 4:0. In the second round match of the night Part was demolished with the same result by Phil Taylor.
Participants, Schedule, Results



27. May
Dutch Darts Championship
Today in Zwolle, Netherlands, the Dutch Darts Championship will begin - the eighth event of the European Tour 2022.
As always on the first day in the afternoon- and the evening-session today only the qualifiers will stand at the oche for the first round.
Luke Humphries has withdrawn from the event and Chris Dobey moves up in the seeded players. Therefore yesterday in the Host Nation Qualifier three tournament places were on offer - Arjan Konterman, Jelle Klaasen and Wesley Plaisier qualified.
Participants, Schedule, Results
Statistics



World Seniors Darts Masters
Tonight in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green the World Seniors Darts Masters will begin.
Twenty players will battle for the win. Favourit to win will be after his triumph at the World Senior Darts Championship Robert Thornton who will enter the tournament on Saturday night against the winner of the first round match between Kevin Painter and David Cameron. Tonight the first round match between John Part and Paul Lim will open the tournament. In the last of the four matches tonight Phil Taylor will play against the winner of the opening match.
Participants, Schedule, Results



26. May
Premier League - Win for Smith on the last League Day
For Michael Smith his Premier League campain ended positive - he defeated in the final of the 16. League Day Jonny Clayton, got his only day win of the season and the 10 000 pound bonus and moved up on the sixth place of the table. Joe Cullen defeated Peter Wright in the battle for the fourth play-off place and will play in the semi-finals on 13. June in Berlin against table leader and reigning champion Jonny Clayton. In the other semi-final Michael van Gerwen and James Wade will meet who both tonight lost their quarterfinals as did Wright and Gary Anderson
Results
Table
Statistics, Reportnew



Premier League - Sixteenth League Day
For the 16. and last League Day Premier League travels to Newcastle.
In the lime-light tonight will be the quarterfinal between Joe Cullen and Peter Wright - the winner will qualify for the Play-Off's. Going into the night Cullen sits in fourth place, Wright follows with the same number of points in fifth place. First on will be the quarterfinal between head of the table Jonny Clayton and last of the table Gary Anderson. In the second match Cullen and Wright will clash. Next on will be Michael van Gerwen - who can't get first in the table - against Michael Smith who is already eliminated. In the last quarterfinal James Wade will meet Gerwyn Price. Wade is already qualified but it's not sure on which place of the table he will sit. Price is already eliminated.
Schedule, Results
Preview



25. May
PDC World Cup
The PDC announced the nations participating in the PDC World Cup which will be played from 16. - 19. June in Frankfurt. New Zealand and Latvia will be back, they couldn't take part last year. Back as well for the first time since 2018 will be Switzerland while China this year can't take part due to travel issues.
Some of the players are known already. All others will be disclosed on Monday, 30. May.
Participants, Schedule



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



22. May
Humphries wins in Stuttgart as well
Luke Humphries wins a close and high class final in Stuttgart over Rob Cross with 8:7 and gets his second succesive European Tour title.
Before Humphries defeated on finals day Joe Murnan, Brendan Dolan and in in the semi-finals an today great playing Peter Wright. Rob Cross reached the final today with wins over Krzysztof Ratajski, Rowby-John Rodriguez and Damon Heta. Heta defeated in the quarterfinals Martin Schindler - the last German still in the event.
Results
Statistics
Reportnew



European Darts Grand Prix - Day 3
Today is the finals day of teh European Darts Grand Prix in Stuttgart.
In the afternoon-session the third round will take place, in the evening-session quarterfinals, semi-finals and final will be played.
From the seeded players Dimitri van den Bergh, Jose de Sousa, Joe Cullen, a far from his best Michael van Gerwen, Michael Smith despite a strong performance and Dirk van Duijvenbode were eliminated second round.
Schedule



21. May
European Darts Grand Prix - Day 2
Day two of the European Darts Grand Prix in Stuttgart.
In an afternoon- and an evening session the first round winners will play against the seeded players.
German qualifiers Lukas Wenig, Dragutin Horvat and Gabriel Clemens all were eliminated first round. Nevertheless today a German player will stand on stage - Martin Schindler moved up into the seeds after Gerwyn Price' withdrawal and will play in the evening session against Madars Razma.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



20. May
European Darts Grand Prix
Today in Stuttgart the European Darts Grand Prix will begin - the seventh event of the European Tour 2022.
As always on the first day in the afternoon- and the evening-session today only the qualifiers will stand at the oche for the first round.
As Gerwyn Price withdrew short notice German Martin Schindler moves up under the seeded players and Eddie Lovely gets a bye for the first round. Today with Lukas Wenig, Dragutin Horvat and Gabriel Clemens three German qualifiers will stand on stage.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



19. May
Premier League - Cullen wins in London
Joe Cullen wins the final of the fifteenth League Day 6:4 against Jonny Clayton and is back on a play-off place though with the same number of points as Peter Wright who drops to fifth place. On the way into the final Cullen defeated Gary Anderson and Peter Wright. Clayton reached the final with wins over Gerwyn Price and Michael Smith, who prevailed in the quarterfinals over Michael van Gerwen.
Results
Table
Statistics, Reportnew



Premier League - Fifteenth League Day
Tonight Premier League will be for the fifteenth League Day in the O2 Arena in London.
James Wade is back in action and will play in the quarterfinals against Peter Wright who feels refreshed after he skipped the European Tour event in Prague last weekend. The all Welsh quarterfinal between Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton will open the evening. Second on will be the clash between Michael Smith and Michael van Gerwen. In the last quarterfinal Joe Cullen will play against Gary Anderson.
Schedule, Results



18. May
Championship Darts Circuit
The American Championship Darts Circuit by now started into the new season. At the weekend the first three events took place in Brownburg, Indiana.
With Matt Campbell, Leonard Gates and Danny Baggish there were three different winners.
Championship Darts Circuit



World Series of Darts
The field of participants of the first World Series Event this year - the US Darts Masters - which will be played from 3. - 4. June in New York is complete.
By the CDC Qualifiers Danny Lauby, David Cameron, Leonard Gates and Doug Boehm qualified.
World Series of Darts



WDF Results
The most successful player of the Welsh Open/Classic weekend was Luke Littler, who won both youth events and the Welsh Open. The Women's event of the Welsh Open won World Champion Beau Greaves. The titles of the Welsh Classic got Fallon Sherrock and Barry Copeland . The girl's title of the Welsh Open went to Paige Pauling. Littler and Greaves are already qualified by winning the Welsh Open for the WDF World Championships 2023. As well already qualified are Sebastian Bialecki and Deta Hedman as Denmark Open winners. The Denmark Masters were won by James Richardson and Suzanne Smith. Both youth titles won Nikolaj Jorgensen.
James Hurrell and Deta Hedman were the winners of the Sottish Open. Dave Prins won the Isle of Man Open, James Hurrell the Isle of Man Classic. Beau Greaves won both women's titles. The boys title won Luke Littler, the girl's event was won by Amy Evans. Hurrell and Prins are already qualified for the next WDF World Championship as well.
Danny Lauby won the Cleveland Extravaganza in the USA, teenager Aaja Jalabert secured both the girl's and the weomn's title , PJ Stewart won the boy's event.



17. May
Additions Who is who
The following players who took part in the WDF World Championships were added to the Who is Who: Neil Duff, Jules van Dongen, Leonard Gates, Antony Allen, Connor Scutt, Jared Cole, John Scott, John Desreumaux, Mark Graham, Francesco Raschini, Lee Shewan, Jordan Brooks, Shaun McDonald, Rory Hansen, Priscilla Steenbergen, Suzanne Smith, Lorraine Hyde, Jo Clements, Desi Mercer, Darlene Van Sleeuwen and Rhian O'Sullivan.



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



15. May
Humphries wins in Prague
Luke Humphries wins the Czech Darts Open in Prague - he defeated in the final Rob Cross mit with 8:5.
Before Humphries won on finals day against Dimitri van den Bergh, Michael van Gerwen and Jose de Sousa, who looks to be back in form. Cross' way into the final today led over wins against Ricky Evans, Ross Smith and Vincent van der Voort. The last Czech player still in the tournament - Adam Gawlas - lost in the quarterfinals against Vincent van der Voort.
Results
Statistics
Report Finals Daynew



Czech Darts Open
Finals Day of the Czech Darts Open in Prague. In the afternoon-session the third round will be played, in the evening-session quarterfinals, semifinals and final will follow.
Adam Gawlas is the only Czech player still in the tournament. Eliminated were already quite a lot of seeds - Martin Schindler, Krzysztof Ratajski, Brendan Dolan, Daryl Gurney, Michael Smith, Damon Heta, Jonny Clayton, Gerwyn Price and Joe Cullen überstanden didn't survive their first matches.
Schedule



14. May
Czech Darts Open
In Prague today the second round will be played in which the first round winners will play against the seeded players.
Again an afternoon-and an evening-session will be played From the Czech qualifiers Adam Gawlas, Karel Sedlacek and - a surprise - Vitezslav Sedlak are still in the event. Sedlak will play tonight against Michael van Gerwen.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



13. May
Czech Darts Open
Today in Prague the Czech Darts Open will begin - the sixth event of the European Tour 2022.
As always on the first day in the afternoon- and the evening-session today only the qualifiers will stand at the oche.
In yesterday's Host Nation Qualifier Ondreij Plsek, Vitezslav Sedlak, Filip Sebesta and Miloslav Navratil qualified for the event. So together with the two top Czech players from the PDC Order of Merit, Adam Gawlas und Karel Sedlacek, all in all six Czech players will be in action today.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



12. May
Premier League - Price wins in Sheffield
With a close 6:5 win over Michael van Gerwen Gerwyn Price got his second day win of this Premier League season and so still has a chance to get into the play-offs. Van Gerwen already looked the likely winner after wins over Peter Wright and Michael Smith but missed to many doubles in the final and Price used his chances. Before Price defeated in the quarterfinals Gary Anderson and prevailed in the semi-finals over Joe Cullen durchgesetzt.
Results
Table
Statistics, Reportnew



Premier League - Fourteenth League Day
The fourteenth League Day of Premier League will be played in Sheffield.
James Wade had to withdraw due to illness - it is not yet known when he will be able to play again but at least he is back home. So tonight only three quarterfinals will be played and Joe Cullen gets a bye. Gary Anderson will open the night against Gerwyn Price. After that Michael van Gerwen will play against Peter Wright and in the last quarterfinal Michael Smith and head of the table Jonny Clayton will meet.
Schedule, Results



Pro Tour Wigan - two wins for Michael Smith
Michael Smith dominated the two Players Championships on Tuesday and Wednesday in Wigan - he won on both days. On Tuesday he defeated in the final Irishman John O'Shea, on Wednesday he prevailed over Callan Rydz. Beside he threw on Wednesday in the quarterfinal against German Florian Hempel a nine-darter. In the semi-finals on Tuesday stood Damon Heta and Dave Chisnall, on Wednesday Alan Soutar and Ryan Joyce reached the semi-finals.
Beside Smith Nathan Girvan, Ross Smith and Damon Hetathrew during the Players Championships a nine-darter.
Results Players Championships



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



10. Mai
Pro Tour Wigan
Yesterday in Wigan the Tour Card holders qualifiers for the European Tour Events 8 and 9 in Zwolle, Netherlands, and in Trier, Germany, took place.
Jermaine Wattimena, Steve Lennon, Niels Zonneveld, Chris Dobey, Callan Rydz, James Hughes, Mervyn King and Madars Razma qualified for both events.
As for Trier all qualifiers were played the field of participants of the European Darts Matchplays is now complete. For the Dutch Darts Championship in Zwolle on 26. May a Host Nation Qualifier will be played in which three tournament places will be on offer.
Today in Wigan the 14. Players Championship of the year will take place. Two boards will be streamed live by the PDC stream.
European Tour 8 Zwolle
European Tour 9 Trier
Participants, Results Players Championship



Development Tour
At the weekend in Wigan a Development Tour Event weekend took place - five events were played. There were five different winners. On Friday Nathan Rafferty and Jurjen van der Velde won an event each, on Saturday Conor Heneghan and Nathan Girvan were the winners. The event on Sunday won Geert Nentjes.
Josh Rock still heads the ranking though he played on the European Tour at the weekend. On the second place is Nathan Rafferty.
Development Tour



PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit, the European Tour Order of Merit and the Development Tour Order of Merit were updated after the weekend.
PDC Rankings
European Tour



9. May
Pro Tour Wigan
Today the Pro Tour for the second time this year comes to Wigan.
First the Tour Card holders qualifiers for the European Tour Events 8 and 9 will be played. Tomorrow and on Wednesday Players Championships 14 and 15 will follow.
Among the missing Tour Card holders are Gary Anderson and James Wade.
Participants, Results



Win for van Gerwen in Leverkusen
In Leverkusen again the winner was Michael van Gerwen - he defeated Dimitri van den Bergh with 8:5.
On finals day van Gerwen prevailed over Jonny Clayton, Dirk van Duijvenbode - in the deciding leg - and Luke Humphries before he met van den Bergh in the final. Van den Bergh eliminated in the third round German Martin Schindler - the last German player still in the event -, defeated in the quarterfinals the upcoming Northern Irish player Josh Rock and then had a bye in the semi-finals, as his opponent James Wade didn't feel well after his quarterfinals win against Ryan Searle and withdrew from the tournament.
Results
Report Finalnew



8.May
European Darts Open - Day 3
Today the European Darts Open in Leverkusen will be played to the end.
In the afternoon-session the third round will take place, in the evening-session quarterfinals, semi-finals and final will be played.
Schedule
Statistics



7. May
European Darts Open - Day 2
On the second day of the European Darts Open the first round winners played against the seeded players.
From the seeded players Damon Heta, Rob Cross, Peter Wright and Krzysztof Ratajski didn't survive their first match. The other twelve - in part rather one sided matches - were won by the seeds. Michael van Gerwen played with 113.79 the so far highest average. From the host nation players on the second day only Martin Schindler was still in the tournament. He defeated Rob Cross 6:4 and will play in the third round against Dimitri van den Bergh.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



6. May
European Darts Open
Today in Leverkusen, Germany, the European Darts Open will begin, the fifth event of the European Tour 2022.
An afternoon and an evening session will be played and only the qualifiers will stand at the oche.
Danny Baggish had to withdraw short notice so Karel Sedlacek gets a bye in the first round. Four German players will stand at the oche today: Gabriel Clemens, Martin Schindler, Lukas Wenig and Nico Kurz.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



5. May
Premier League - Win for Clayton in Glasgow
With a 6:3 Sieg over Michael van Gerwen in the final Jonny Clayton secured in Glasgow his fourth day win of the season and continues to head the table. While Clayton played with his usual aplomb all night van Gerwen experienced a lot of double trouble. Against Joe Cullen and Michael Smith he just managed to win in the deciding leg. Clayton reached the final with wins over James Wade in the quarterfinals and Gary Anderson in the semi-finals.
Results
Table
Statistics, Reportnew



Premier League - Thirteenth League Day
For the thirteenth League Day Premier League travels to Glasgow.
The evening will start with the all Scottish quarterfinal between Peter Wright and Gary Anderson who both would like to win the match. After that head of the table Jonny Clayton will meet third of the table James Wade. In the third match Gerwyn Price and Michael Smith will stand at the oche - both at the moment outside the top four. In the last quarterfinal second of the table Michael van Gerwen and Joe Cullen will clash.
Schedule



2. May
PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and the European Tour Order of Merit were updated after the Austrian Darts Open. The Women's Series ranking as well was updated.
PDC Rankings
European Tour
Ranking Women's Series



1. May
Van Gerwen wins in Graz
Michael van Gerwen defeated in the final of the Austrian Darts Open his fellow countryman Danny Noppert with 8:5 and got his second European Tour title of the year. On his way to the final he today defeated James Wade, Dirk van Duijvenbode and Stephen Bunting. Noppert won on his way into the final against Jonny Clayton, Joe Cullen and Nathan Aspinall.
The last Austrian still in the event on the third day - Zoran Lerchbacher - lost his third round match against Dirk van Duijvenbode.
Results
Report Finalnew



PDC Women's Series
Lisa Ashton was the most successfull player of the Women's Series Weekend. She won both on Saturday and on Sunday one of the events and beside the final of the second event on Sunday where she lost to Fallon Sherrock. Sherrock reached beside her win over Ashton twice a semi-final and there lost to Laura Turner and the Irish teenager Katie Sheldon respectively. Trina Gulliver won an Saturday against Laura Turner her first PDC title.
Results
Rankingnew



Austrian Darts Open - Finals Day
Today the Austrian Darts Open will be played to the end.
In the afternoon the third round will take place, tonight quarterfinals, semi-finals and final will be played.
Zoran Lerchbacher is the only Austrian player still in the tournament - he will play in the third round against Dirk van Duijvenbode. From the seeded players Damon Heta, Ryan Searle, Brendan Dolan, Jose de Sousa, Dimitri van den Bergh, Luke Humphries, Peter Wright and Ross Smithwere all eliminated second round.
Schedule
Statistics



30. April
PDC Women's Series
In Wigan this weekend a PDC Women's Series weekend will take place .
Today the events 5 + 6 will be played, tomorrow the events 7 + 8. The women play for places in the PDC World Championship, the Grand Slam of Darts and the Women's World Matchplay.
Participantss



Austrian Darts Open - Day 2
In Premstätten near Graz in Austria the second round of the Austrian Darts Open will be played.
In an afternoon and an evening session the seeded players will play against the first round winners.
Three of the Austrian qualifiers survived the first round - Patrick Gosnak, Zoran Lerchbacher and Rowby-John Rodriguez will stand again on stage today.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



29. April
Austrian Darts Open
Today in Premstätten near Graz in Austria the Austrian Darts Open will begin, the fourth event of the European Tour 2022.
An afternoon and an evening session will be played and only the qualifiers will stand at the oche.
As Gerwyn Price and Adrian Lewis withdrew from the event Ross Smith moves up as seeded player and in yesterday's Host Nation Qualifier four instead of two places were on offer. Beside Dietmar Burger and Michael Rasztovits with Rainer Sturm and Patrick Gosnack two Austrian players qualified who will give their European Tour debut.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



28. April
Premier League - Wade gets win in Dublin
With a 6:5 win over Jonny Clayton in the final of the twelfth League Day James Wade got his second day win of the season and moves up to the third place of the table. With Wade and Clayton the two outstanding players of the night met in the final. Wade progressed with wins over Michaal van Gerwen and Gerwyn Price into the final and played against Price a brilliant 114.73 average. Clayton defeated in the quarterfinals Peter Wright and with a strong comeback in the semi-finals Michael Smith. Clayton now heads the table with a four point lead.
Results
Table
Statistics, Reportnew



Premier League - Twelfth League Day
For the twelfth League Day Premier League travels to Dublin.
There the night will be opened by the quarterfinal between James Wade and Michael van Gerwen. Second on will be Gerwyn Price versus Joe Cullen. Both are at the moment outside the play-off places as are Gary Anderson and Michael Smith who will clash in the third quarterfinal. In the last quarterfinal head of the table Jonny Clayton will play against Peter Wright who sits in the fourth place of the table..
Schedule, Results
Previewnew



20. April
Premier League - Clayton wins in Aberdeen
Jonny Clayton got in Aberdeen his third day win of the season - he defeated in a highclass and close final Michael van Gerwen with 6:5. By this Clayton took over from van Gerwen as head of the table, he is one point clear of the Dutchman. Clayton reached the final with wins over the two Scotsman Gary Anderson and Peter Wright, van Gerwen prevailed over Gerwyn Price and James Wade. On the 11. League Day only the players scored who already were among the top four. The players ranked 5 - 8 in the league table came away empty-handed.
Results
Table
Statistics, Reportnew



Premier League - Eleventh League Day
The eleventh League Day of Premier League will be played in Aberdeen.
In Scotland the matches of the two Scottish players Gary Anderson and Peter Wright will be in the limelight. Anderson open the quarterfinals against Jonny Clayton. After that Peter Wright will play against Joe Cullen. In the third quarterfinal James Wade will meet Michael Smith. Gerwyn Price will play in the last quarterfinal against Michael van Gerwen.
Schedule, Results
Previewnew



Nigel Pearson and Mike Gregory passed away
The Easter Dayy were tainted with sadness.
On 15. April long year's Sky Sports commentator Nigel Pearson passed away aged 52.
On 19. April the news were published that former top player and legend Mike Gregorypassed away aged 65.
We express our condolence to families and friends.



19. April
PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and the European Tour Order of Merit were updated after the German Darts Grand Prix.
PDC Rankings
European Tour



WDF Rankings
All WDF Rankings were updated on 19. April.
WDF Rankings



18. April
Humphries wins in Munic
In a surprise final in Munic Luke Humphries defeated Martin Lukeman with 8:2 and got his first European Tour title. Before Humphries defeated on finals day in a high class third round match Michael Smith, prevailed in a close quarterfinal over a strong playing Wesley Plaisier and eliminated in an outstanding semi-final Michael van Gerwen in a 7:0 whitewash. Lukeman defeated on his way into the final on the third day of the event Keane Barry, Martin Schindler - who couldn't keep up his good performances - and Damon Heta.
Results
Statistics
Report Finalnew



German Darts Grand Prix
Today is the third and last day of the German Darts Grand Prix in München and the tournament will be played to the end.
In the afternoon-session the third round will be played, in the evening-session quarterfinals, semi-finals and final will follow. With Max Hopp and Martin Schindler two German participants are still in the tournament.
Schedule



17. April
German Darts Grand Prix
Second day of the German Darts Grand Prix in Munic.
In an afternoon and an evening session the first round winners play against the seeded players. With Martin Schindler, Max Hopp and Gabriel Clemens three German players will stand at the oche today.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



16. April
German Darts Grand Prix
Today in Munic in Germany the German Darts Grand Prix will begin - the third event of the European Tour 2022.
An afternoon and an evening session will be played and only the qualifiers will stand at the oche. Among them are with Dragutin Horvat, Max Hopp, Lukas Wenig and Martin Schindler four German players.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



14. April
Premier League - Day win for Wade in Manchester
After James Wade had been defeated on the last two League Days in the final tonight in Manchester he deservedly got his first day win. He won in the final 6:5 against Joe Cullen. By this Wade moved up in the third place of the table. Wade reached the final with wins over Gary Anderson and Gerwyn Price. Cullen defeated in the quarterfinals Michael Smith and in the semi-finals Jonny Clayton. The outstanding match of the League Day was the quarterfinal between Jonny Clayton and Michael van Gerwen in which a brilliant Clayton prevailed 6:5 over van Gerwen.
Results
Table
Statistics, Reportnew



Premier League - Tenth League Day
Today the tenth League Day of Premier League will take place in Manchester.
Gerwyn Price will tonight walk-on with a new song to the first quarterfinal against Peter Wright. After that Gary Anderson is planned against James Wade. In the third match head of the table Michael van Gerwen will clash with Jonny Clayton. In quarterfinal four Joe Cullen and Michael Smith will meet.
Schedule
Previewnew



13. April
Dartoids World

In the light of current events Dartoid recalls his bicycle trip to Moscow:..
Darts in Red Square (or FUCK YOU, Putin!)




12. April
World Series of Darts
The World Series of Darts 2022 will be completed by a Dutch Darts Masters which will take place from 24. - 25. June in Amsterdam.
The PDC as well announced that beside Michael Smith, Peter Wright, Gerwyn Price, Michael van Gerwen and Fallon Sherrock this year James Wade as well will take part in all events of the series. Completing the PDC players line-up depending on the event will Gary Anderson, Dimitri van den Bergh and Jonny Clayton.
World Series of Darts 2022



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



Van Duijvenbode and Aspinall win in Barsley
Dirk van Duijvenbode won on Saturday the 12. Players Championship in Barnsley. he defeated in a close final Ryan Searle with 8:7. In the semi-finals stood Michael Smith and Damon Heta.
On Sunday Nathan Aspinall won the 13. Players Championship with a 8:6 win over Canadian Matt Campbell. The semi-finals reached Brendan Dolan and German Gabriel Clemens.



10. April
Greaves and Duff win World Champion titles
Beau Greaves win of the women's World Champion title was the highlight of the finals day. Greaves played the highest average of the night and showed by far the most commanding performance. She defeated Kirsty Hutchinson with 4:0.
The men's final was a close but not really high class match. Neil Duff had a slow start into the match but then was the slightly stronger player and defeated Thibault Tricole with 6:5.
The boys event was won by Dutchman Bradley Roes. The girl's title went to Eleanor Cairns from England.
Report Finals Daynew



WDF World Championships
Finals Day in the Lakeside Country Club. The last session will start with the girls final in which Eleanor Cairns from England will meet German Wiebke Rieman. After that in the boys final Englishman Charlie Large will play against Dutch Bradley Roes. Next on will the all English women's final between Kirsty Hutchinson and Beau Greaves. The men's final will end the WDF World Championships 2022 and it is a final without English participation. Never before in a World Championship the final had been an Northern Irish v French affair.
Schedule, Results



WDF World Championships - Day 8
On day 8 in the Lakeside Country Club the Semifinals of the boys, men and women wook place and most results were an upset.
In the boy's event it was not Leighton Bennett who progressed into the final but Charlie Large beside Dutch Bradley Roes.
In the women's event Kristy Hutchinson eliminated Rhian O'Sullivan who from the averages was by far the strongest player of the event. But it is not a surprise she will play against Beau Greaves in the final who was by far too much for Lorraine Winstanley. In the men's event those players progressed who had been the outsiders in their semi-final - Northern Irishman Neil Duff uand Frenchman Thibault Tricole.
Report 8. Daynew



9. April
WDF World Championships

Today is semi-finals day in the Lakeside Country Club!
Beside the semi-finals of the women and the Men the semi-finals of the boys will be played as well.
Schedule, Results



WDF World Championships - Day 7
On the seventh day both in the women's and in the men's events the quarterfinals were played. Both men's quarterfinals in the afternoon-session were very close and in both the losers had matchdarts as well. Neil Duff won the thriller against Jim McEwan while Thibault Tricole prevailed over Andy Baetens. The men's quarterfinals in the evening session were not as hard fought - Richard Veenstra defeated Brian Raman and only just missed a nine-darter to win the match. Cameron Menzies had no problems at all against James Hurrell and won 4:0.
In the women's event Rhian O'Sullivan once again impressed with the highest average of 89.21 and had no problems against Maria O'Brien. Similar strong played Beau Greaves against Aileen de Graaf. Beside Kirsty Hutchinson and Lorraine Winstanley won their quarterfinals.
Report 7. Daynew



8. April
Pro Tour Weekend Barnsley
Today in Barnsley the next Pro Tour weekend will begin.
Today the Tour Card qualifiers for the European Tour Events 6 and 7 in Prague and Leverkusen take place. On Saturday and Sunday the Players Championships 12 and 13 will follow.
Participants, Results
Czech Darts Open
European Darts Grand Prix



WDF World Championships
Today in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green the quarterfinals of the men and the women will be played. Both in the afternoon- and in the evening-session two men's and two women's matches will take place.
In the women's event in the afternoon among others Rhian O'Sullivan - who played the so far highest women's average - will play against Maria O'Brien. In the evening session the match between Aileen de Graaf and Beau Greaves could get interesting. In the men's event the two quarterfinals with Belgian participation will be in the limelight. In the afternoon-session Thibault Tricole will play against Andy Baetens, in the evening-session Brian Raman will clash with Richard Veenstra.
Schedule, Results



WDF World Championships - Day 6
On the sixth day in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green the third round of the men and the second round of the women were played to the end and after that both the reigning men's champion - Wayne Warren - and the reigning women's champion - Mikuru Suzuki - were eliminated.
Wayne Warren had big double trouble and lost despite his good scoring to Cameron Menzies. Mikuru Suzuki played a first strong set but couldn't keep up after the break while her opponent Aileen de Graaf returned from the break improved and won the match. Especially impressive was Belgian Andy Baetens who won 3:0 against Scott Marsh - who did nothing wrong - with the third highest average which was ever played in Lakeside.
Report 6. Daynew



7. April
Premier League - Van Gerwen wins in Leeds
Michael van Gerwen celebrated in Leeds his third day win of the season. He defeated in the final James Wade with 6:1. Van Gerwen had in the quarterfinals a bye as his opponent Gary Anderson had to withdraw due to a positive Covid-19 test. In the semi-finals he prevailed in mediocre match 6:3 over Peter Wright before he played in the final with 103.87 the highest average of the night. James Wade won in the quarterfinals a close match against Gerwyn Price and defeated in a high class semifinal Jonny Clayton with 6:4.
Results
Table
Statistics, Reportnew



WDF World Championships
Today in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green the last two women's second round matches will be played and in the men's event the third round will be played to the end.
Aileen de Graaf and Beau Greaves are the last two seeded players who enter the tournament - they will play against Mikuru Suzuki and Veronika Ihasz. There could be some more hightlights in the men's event - in the afternoon session Jim McEwan v Michael Warburton looks rather promising. Tonight the match between Wayne Warren and Cameron Menzies stands out.
Schedule, Results



Premier League - Ninth League Day
The ninth League Day of Premier League tonight will be played in Leeds.
Gary Anderson was tested positive on Covid-19 and can't play tonight. His quarterfinal opponent Michael van Gerwen gets a bye and progresses into the semi-finals. Michael Smith will meet in the first quarterfinal Peter Wright, after that Joe Cullen will play against Jonny Clayton - the winner of the last league day. In the last quarterfinal James Wade will play against Gerwyn Price.
Schedule, Results



WDF World Championships - Tag 5
The fifth day of the WDF World Championships was a day of highclass matches. In the men's event the second round was played to the end and the first two third round matches took place. In the women's event two more second round matches were played.
There were some upsets - the women's number 1 seed Deta Hedman was knocked out by Australian Tori Kewish. The as well seeded Leonard Gates disappointed and lost to Steve Hine. Luke Littler had in the first third round match against an on the night outstanding Richard Veenstra no chance at all - Veenstra played with 104.91 a new Lakeside record average. In the other third round match an impressive Brian Raman clearly prevailed over Jarred Cole. Another highlight was the postponed second round match between reigning champion Wayne Warren and Lee Shewan. Warren had a very slow start and was 0:2 behind. But he turned the match around, suddenly hit everything and won the last three sets of the match - a great closure af a really good day in Lakeside.
Report 5. Daynew



6. April
WDF World Championships
Today in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green the WDF World Championships will continue. Again in the afternoon-session three men's and one women's second round matches will take place. In the evening-session today beside the women's second round match two men's second round matches and two men's third round matches will be played as last nights last match had to be moved to today due to a production technical failure.
In the women's event today Deta Hedman and Lorraine Winstanley will have their first appearance, in the men's event with Luke Littler, Brian Raman and Jarred Cole three players will stand at the oche who impressed with their tournament performances so far.
Schedule, Results



WDF World Championships - Day 4

On the fourth day from the seeded players Anca Zijlstra uand Jules van Dongen were eliminated from the tournament.
All in all it was not really a day of high-class performances. The highest average played Cameron Menzies in the afternoon-session at his win over Ian Jones with 89.21.
Report 4. Day



5. April
WDF World Championships
Today in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green the second round of the WDF World Championships will continue. Again an afternoon and an evening session will be played both with three men's and one women's match each.
In the last match tonight the last BDO World Champion Wayne Warren will stand against Lee Shewan at the oche who defeated in the first round Jordan Brooks.
Schedule, Results



WDF World Championships - Day 3
On the third day of the WDF World Championships in Lakeside the second round of the women and the men started and the seeded players joined the tournament. From the seeded men Aaron Turner and Anthony Allen were eliminated from the event - their opponents Jim McEwan and Jarred Cole, who already impressed in the first round, were just too strong. Corrine Hammond only played one strong leg but was all in all no match for her unseeded opponent Rhian O'Sullivan. The other seeded players progressed with varying performances into the next round. Most convincing were the just 15 year old Luke Littler and the number 1 seed Brian Raman. The scarcely highest averages in both the men's and the women's event played with Rhian O'Sullivan and Jim McEwan two unseeded players.
Report 3. Day



4. April
Jansen, van Gerwen and Searle win in Barnsley
At the weekend in Barnsley three more Players Championships took place and there were with Danny Jansen, Michael van Gerwen and Ryan Searle three different winners.
Players Championship 9 on Friday had with Danny Jansen a surprise winner - Jansen only got a Tour Card in January. He defeated in the final Andrew Gilding, who for the first time since 2014 reached a Pro Tour final. In the semi-finals stood Dave Chisnall and Danny Noppert.
On Saturday Michael van Gerwen won Players Championship 10 with a comeback against Peter Wright. The semi-finals reached Damon Heta and Jose des Sousa.
At the 11. Players Championship on Sunday an impressive Ryan Searle won the title, he defeated in the final Nathan Aspinall. In the semi-finals stood Rob Cross and - for the second time at the weekend - Dave Chisnall.
Madars Razma and Simon Whitlock threw during the weekend a Nine-Darter.
Results



WDF World Championships
On Saturday and Sunday in the Lakeside Country Club the first rounds of the women and the men were played.
Though the perfomances of many players had some room for improvement, there were several good matches and some upsets. The so far best performance showed Jim McEwan with a 101.32 average. The debut of the Connor Scutt - a PDC Tour Card Holder since January and for some one of the favourites to win the event - disappointed. He lost due to some double trouble against the more consistent Canadian Shawn Burt. Martin Adams was eliminated by the upcoming player Jarred Cole.
Stage nerves showed even more in the women's matches. Welsh Rhian O'Sullivan played with 85.89 the so far outstanding average. Beside O'Sullivan only Veronika Ihasz and Mikuru Suzuki played an average of over 70.
Today both for women and men the second round will begin in which the first round winners will play against the seeds. In the evening session the men's number 1 Brian Raman, by now a PDC Tour Card Holder, will play against the former PDC player Jonny Haines.
Schedule, Results



PDC Challenge Tour
As well at the weekend in Hildesheim, Germany, a Challenge Tour weekend with five events took place.
There were five different winners: Scott Williams, Stefan Bellmont, Stephen Burton, Danny van Trijp and Andy Jenkins. For Scott Williams it was already the third win this year and he heads the ranking table.
PDC Challenge Tour



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



2. April
WDF World Championships
Today in the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green the inaugural WDF World Championships will begin.
There will be an afternoon- and an evening session and in each two women's and four men's first round matches will be played. Only unseeded players will stand at the oche in the first round.
As the WDF World Championships had to be postponed till after the PDC Qualifying School this year there is a special regulation: players already qualified for the World Championship before the Qualifying School and who got a Tour Card in Q School nevertheless can take part in the World Championship. Not all concerned players will use the chance but Brian Raman, Leonard Gates, Jules van Dongen, Cameron Menzies, Nick Fullwell and Connor Scutt take part first in the Players Championships in Barnsley at the weekend and then in the WDF World Championship.
Number 1 seeds are Deta Hedman in the women's event and Brian Raman in the men's event.
Schedule, Results



1. April
Pro Tour Weekend Barnsley
Today in Barnsley another Pro Tour weekend will begin.
Till Sunday Players Championships 9 - 11 will take place.
Most Tour Card Holders will be in Barnsley - only Mensur Suljovic, James Wilson and Boris Koltsov didn't register.
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