Belgian Darts Open

The Belgian Darts Open are the twelfth event of the PDC European Tour and will be played from 23. - 25. September in Wieze, Belgium. The top 16 of the Pro Tour Order of Merit and 32 qualifiers will take part.
Belgian Darts Open
Tournament Information


PDC World Grand Prix

The PDC World Grand Prix will be played from 3. - 9. October in Leicester. The Top 16 of the PDC Order of Merit and the Top 16 of the Pro Tour Order of Merit will take part.
Participants, Schedule
Tournament Information


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26. September
PDC World Grand Prix
After the Belgian Darts Open the field of participants is known PDC World Grand Prix. The tournament will beplayed from 3. - 9. Ovtober in Leicester. Ross Smith secured himself the last qualifying spot by progessing into the second round of the Belgian Darts Open.
The draw already took place. Reigning champion Jonny Clayton will open his campaing against Dirk van Duijvenbode while the World Number 1 Gerwyn Price will begin against Martin Schindler and World Champion Peter Wright will play against Kim Huybrechts.
World Grand Prix, Participants, Draw First Round



PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and the European Tour Order of Merit were updated after the Belgian Darts Open in Wieze.
PDC Rankings
European Tour



25. September
Chisnall wins Belgian Darts Open
With a 8:6 defeat of Andrew Gilding - the surprise player of the event - Dave Chisnall won the Belgian Darts Open. For Chisnall it was the first title since three years. Before Chisnall won on finals day in the third round against Nathan Aspinall and a prevailed in an astonishing one sided quarterfinal 6:2 over Jose des Sousa. In his outstanding semi-final against Danny Noppert Chisnall threw in the first leg a nine-darter. Gilding, who entered the tournament as an unseeded player, defeated on finals day first Niels Zonneveld, eliminated in the quarterfinals Martin Schindler and won a highclass semi-final against Jonny Clayton.
Statistics
Report Finals Daynew



Belgian Darts Open - Day 3
Today the tournament 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.
Four of the seeded players were eliminated in the second round. Damon Heta lost a close match to Rusty-Jake Rodriguez, Dimitri van den Bergh was defeated 5:6 by Andrew Gilding. Peter Wright lost with the same result due to a comeback of his opponent Niels van Zonneveld. Michael van Gerwen was defeated 4:6 by Kim Huybrechts who ended the match with a sensational 134 finish (Triple 18, Double 20, Double 20)and punished the Dutchman for his many missed doubles. Huybrechts is the only Belgian player still in the tournament.
Schedule, Results



24. September
Belgian Darts Open - Day 2
On the second day of the tournament the seeded players join the tournament and play against the first round winners. Again an afternoon - and an evening session will take place.
To the disappointment of the impressive Belgian crowd all five Host Nation Qualifiers were eliminated first round while the two Belgian Tour Card Qualifiers Mike de Decker and Kim Huybrechts progressed with wins over Remo Mandiau (one of the Host Nation qualifiers) and Steve West into the second round.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



23. September
Belgian Darts Open
Today in Wieze in Belgium the Belgian Darts Open - the penultimate European Tour Event of the year and the last which still counts for World Grand Prix in October - will begin.
Luke Humphries, Gerwyn Price and Michael Smith withdrew before the draw. Martin Schindler, Gabriel Clemens and Adrian Lewis moved up as seeded players and by the Host Nation Qualifier five tournament places were on offer. Qualified have Andy Baetens, Wouter Vanrolleghem, Roberto Vandaele, Remo Mandiau and Francois Schweyen.
As always on the first day of the tournament today the first round will be played in an afternoon and an evening session. Only the qualifiers will stand at the oche.
Belgian Darts Open, Results
Statistics



21. September
PDC World Youth World Championship
This years World Youth Championship will take place after the last Development Tour weekend on 9. October in Wigan. By now already the international qualifiers and the PDC Tour Card holders of eligible age are known. The other tournament places will be secured over Development Order of Merit after the last Development Tour event of the year.
You can find the already known participants here:
PDC Winmau World Youth Championship, Participants



19. September
PDC Challenge Tour
At the weekend in Leicester five Events of the PDC Challenge Tour took place. They had with Robert Owen, Wesley Plaisier, Jurjen van der Velde, Christian Kist and Scott Williams five different winners. For Williams it was already the fourth win on the Challenge Tour this year, for van der Velde the second. Williams sits still far ahead on the first place of the Challenge Tour Ranking while Owen moved up to second place just ahead of Danny van Trijp.
PDC Challenge Tour



18. September
Price wins World Series of Darts Final
In an extremly close final Gerwyn Price defeated Dirk van Duijvenbode with 11:10 and for the second time won the World Series title. Van Duijvenbode had most of the times the lead but Price always managed to draw. In the deciding leg it was Price who reached with his higher scores a finish first and with a two-dart 90 Checkout won the match.
Before Price defeated in the semi-finals James Wade with 11:9 while van Duijvenbode prevailed 11:8 over Jonny Clayton.
Statistics
Report Final



World Series of Darts Finale - Finals Day
On the last day the tournament it will be played to the end in an afternoon- and an evening session.
The quarterfinals in the afternoon session were a thrilling affair. First Gerwyn Price defeated Joe Cullen with 10:8 in a match in which the lead changed several times and in which Price despite his much higher average never seemed to get rid of Cullen. After that Dirk van Duijvenbode prevailed in a very close and even match with 10:9 over Ryan Joyce. The third quarterfinal was far less hard fought as Michael Smith just never was really in the game - he lost 5:10 to James Wade. In the last quarterfinal reigning champion Jonny Clayton met crowd favourite Michael van Gerwen. Clayton was soon 4:1 in front but van Gerwen settled and got the lead. But Clayton didn't give in, got stronger and stronger and battled back. Van Gerwen had no chance - he lost 7:10.
Tonight in the semi-finals first Gerwyn Price will play against James Wade before reigning champion Clayton will meet Dirk van Duijvenbode, the last Dutchman still in the event.
Schedule, Results



17. September
World Series of Darts Final
In the first round of the event we did see some not expected results. American Leonard Gates prevailed over Devon Petersen and Canadian Matt Campbell won 6:3 against Vincent van der Voort. World Champion Peter Wright had some problems against Fallon Sherrock especially as he had problems to hit his doubles while his opponent was absolutely clinical but he won 6:4.
Wright will play tonight in round 2 against Michael Smith. Reigning champion Jonny Clayton will meet Danny Noppert and Michael van Gerwen will play against the last night convincing Damon Heta.
Schedule, Results
Statistics



16. September
World Series of Darts Final
Tonight in Amsterdam the final of this year's World Series of Darts will begin.
In the first round today sixteen players will stand at the oche who either were invited or qualified by the qualifier. Among them are beside World Champion Peter Wright - who couldnt take part in all World Series Events - players from the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, North America and South Africa. Wright will play for a place in the second round against Fallon Sherrock.
Tomorrow the seeds will enter the tournament. One of them will reigning champion Jonny Clayton who will play against the winner of the first round match between Simon Whitlock and Danny Noppert.
Participants, Schedule, Results
Statisticsnew
Preview



14. September
PDC World Grand Prix

The PDC World Grand Prix is the next major PDC tournament. It will take place in October in Leicester. Only the Belgian Darts Open from 23. - 25. September in Wieze will still count for qualification.
How the field of participants looks before this event you can find here:
Participants World Grand Prix - on 14. September



WDF Rankings
The WDF Rankings were updated.
WDF Rankings



13. September
CDC Premier Darts Circuit
At the weekend the last events of this year's CDC Premier Darts Circuit were played in Waterdown, Canada. They were won by Danny Baggish, Jim Long and Jacob Taylor.
Danny Baggish is after the end of the season head of the table and by this qualified for the PDC World Championship. In second place sits Canadian David Cameron who as the best placed Canadian as well qualified for the PDC World Championship where he will give his debut.
CDC Circuit



12. September
Peter Wright wins in Jena
Peter Wright is the most consitent player of the tournament and wins the final against against Dimitri van den Bergh - who was not in the best of his health on Finals Day - deservedly with 8:6. For Wright it was the first title on the European Tour since 2017, for van den Bergh his second final.
In the semi-finals stood Jose de Sousa and Joe Cullen. Martin Schindler was the only host nation player still in the tournament on Sunday. He lost in the third round to Gerwyn Price.
German Darts Open - Participants, Schedule, Results
Statistics
Report Finals Daynew



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 Open in Jena.
PDC Rankings
European Tour



9. September
German Darts Open
Tomorrow in Jena, Germany, the German Darts Open will begin. As always on the first day for the first round only the qualifiers will stand at the oche. An afternoon and an evening session will take place.
Michael van Gerwen, Michael Smith, Adrian Lewis and Darren Webster withdrew from the tournament. As a result Dave Chisnall and Martin Schindler move up as seeded players while Ross Smith, Lewy Williams, Steve Beaton and Joe Murnan all get a bye in the first round.
German Darts Open - Participants, Schedule, Results
Statisticsnew



7. September
Darts Performance Centre
In all other sports coaches are the order of the day. Why not in the sport of darts even though the benefits of coaches are a well-known truth? The Darts Performance Centre coaching clinic blog trys to figure it out.
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WDF News...
Raymond Smith and Beau Greaves were the winners of the Australian Darts Open. At the Pacific Masters Lisa Ashton and WDF World Champion Neil Duff got the titles. The youth events were won by Mitchell Galby and Faith Kainuku.
Winners of the Australian Murray Bridge Classic were Brandon Weening and Melina van den Kieboom.
Winners of the Antwerp Open were Jamie Lewis and Aletta Wajer, the Belgium Open were won by Wesley Plaisier and Laura Turner. The youth events saw two players pick up title doubles - Enrico Frank and Jana Leys. The Swedish Open were won by Kai Fan Leung and Lorraine Winstanley, the Swedish Masters by Dennie Olde Kalter and Aileen de Graaf.
In New Zealand as well a ranking event took place. At the John Wilkie Memorial Jonathan Tata and Weny Harper got the titles while the youth event was won by Jack Sheppard.



5. September
PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and the European Tour Order of Merit were updated after the Hungarian Darts Trophy in Budapest.
PDC Rankings
European Tour



4. September
Cullen wins Hungarian Darts Trophy
Joe Cullen defeated William O'Connor in the final of the Hungarian Darts Trophy with 8:2 and won the title. So in the end one of the seeded players was the winner. Cullen showed his best performances in the semi-final and final.
With Nathan Aspinall another seed reached the semi-finals. The other semi-finalist was Dave Chisnall.
Hungarian Darts Trophy - Participants, Schedule, Results
Statistics
Report Finals Daynew



Hungarian Darts Trophy
Today in Budapest the Hungarian Darts Trophy will be played to the end. In the afternoon-session the third round will take place, in the evening session quarterfinals, semi-finals and the final will follow.
Ten from fifteen seeded players didn't survive the second round - among them Michael van Gerwen who once again was defeated by Simon Whitlock. Peter Wright as well was eliminated despite he played really well at his first appearance after his surgery by Jim Williams.
Hungarian Darts Trophy - Participants, Schedule, Results



3. September
Hungarian Darts Trophy
On the second day of the Hungarian Darts Trophy the seeded players play against the first round winners. Again an afternoon and an evening session will take place.
All Hungarian qualifiers were eliminated first round. The best performances in the first round showed Daryl Gurney and Stephen Bunting who both averaged over 100.
Hungarian Darts Trophy - Participants, Schedule, Results



2. September
Hungarian Darts Trophy
Today in Budapest the Hungarian Darts Trophy will begin. As always on the first day for the first round only the qualifiers will stand at the oche. An afternoon and an evening session will take place.
The tournament will be opened by the match between German Frank Roetzsch and Latvian Madars Razma. With Andras Borbely, Levente Sarai, Pal Szekely and Janos Vegsö four Hungarian qualifiers will stand on stage today. One of the highlights probably will be the match between Raymond van Barneveld and Rowby-John Rodriguez in the evening session.
Gerwyn Price and Rowby-John Rodriguez withdrew on short notice.
Hungarian Darts Trophy - Participants, Schedule, Results



1. September
World Series of Darts - Final
All places in the field of participants of the World Series of Darts Final are now taken after the PDC invited Haupai Puha and Gordon Mathers for the event.
The final will be played this year from 16. - 18. September in Amsterdam.
WSOD Final, Participants
World Series of Darts



31. August
European Tour - Hungarian Darts Trophy
On Friday in Budapest the Hungarian Darts Trophy will begin, the tenth event of the European Tour this year.
All participants are known, the draw took place and the PDC published the schedule of the first and second round. Participants of the first round include Raymond van Barneveld who will play first round against Rowby-John Rodriguez.
Reigning champion Gerwyn Price will play his first match in the second round against the winner of the first round match between Franz Roetzsch and Madars Razma.
Hungarian Darts Trophy - Participants, Schedule



29. August
PDC Women's Series
All four events at the weekend were won convincingly by the reigning WDF World Champion Beau Greaves who defeated in three of the finals Mikuru Suzuki and in one Aileen de Graaf. Thanks to the successful weekend Greaves now sits in the fourth place of the ranking while Aileen de Graaf sits in third place and Suzuki moved up to the sixth place. Lisa Ashton, who heads the ranking, had not the best of weekends - best result was the semi -final in 14. Event where she lost to Mikuru Suzuki.
Most successful German participant was Stefanie Rennoch, who reached the quarterfinals in Event 14 und the semi-finale in Event 16.
The Women's Series Season will be played to the end on 29. and 30. October in Wigan.
Women's Series - Participants, Results



27. August
Price wins New Zealand Darts Masters
Gerwyn Price defeated Jonny Clayton in an all Welsh final 8:4 and got his first title on the World Series. Price defeated on the second day of the tournament James Wade and Dimitri van den Bergh while Clayton prevailed over Michael van Gerwen - who once again had a lot of double trouble - and Michael Smith. Smith elimnated in the quarterfinals the last Oceanic player still in the event - Kayden Milne - with 6:0.
Gordon Mathers was awarded as best Ozeanic player in the three events played in Australia and New Zealand the new Kyle Anderson Trophy. For Rod Harrington today begins the retirement.
New Zealand Darts Masters, Results, Statistics



Women's Series
Today and tomorrow the PDC Women's Series will continue with the events 13 - 16 in Hildesheim, Germany.
Beside Top players like Lisa Ashton, Beau Greaves and Mikuru Suzuki many German players will stand at the oche. Fallon Sherrock will the events as she still is in New Zealand where she stood on the World Series stage till yesterday.
Women's Series - Participants, Results



26. August
New Zealand Darts Masters Day 1
On the first day of the New Zealand Darts Masters with the exception of Fallon Sherrock all PDC players won their matches. Sherrock lost 5:6 against World Series debutant Kayden Mile who for the first time ever played on stage. Sherrock had a matchdart in the decider but she missed and again was defeated on the World Series.
The best performances showed Gerwyn Price againt Ben Robb and Dimitri van den Bergh against an as well strong playing Simon Whitlock.
New Zealand Darts Masters, Results, Statistics



25. August
World Series of Darts - New Zealand Darts Masters
Tomorrow in Hamilton, New Zealand, the New Zealand Darts Masters will begin. Again the eight PDC players will play against eight Ozeanic qualifiers.
Michael van Gerwen, who won the last New Zealand Darts Masters in 2019, will begin his way to defend the title against Bernie Smith. Jonny Clayton, the winner of last weeks New South Wales Darts Masters, was drawn against Mal Cuming while number 1 seed Dimitri van den Bergh will play against Simon Whitlock.
New Zealand Darts Masters
Oceanic Qualifiers



WDF Rankings
The WDF Rankings were updated.
WDF Rankings



23. August
PDC Development Tour
At the weekend in Hildesheim, Germany, five events of the PDC Development Tour were played. Two of the tournaments were won by Josh Rock who beside stood in another final. The other winners were Gian van Veen, Lewy Williams and Nathan Rafferty. Josh Rock now heads the ranking followed by Nathan Rafferty for whom it was the third win this year on the Development Tour.
Development Tour



20. August
Clayton gewinnt New South Wales Darts Masters
Jonny Clayton was dominant in the final of the New South Wales Darts Masters and defeated James Wade with 8:1 and won his first PDC title of the year.
Clayton, for whom it was the second World Series title, defeated yesterday Hauhai Puha and prevailed today over Michael Smith and Joe Cullen before he met Wade in the final. Wade reached the final with wins against Gordon Mathers, Dimitri van den Bergh and Gerwyn Price. Michael van Gerwen, who won last week the Queensland Darts Masters was eliminated first round by Simon Whitlock.
New South Wales Darts Masters, Results, Statistics



19. August
World Series of Darts - New South Wales Darts Masters
Today and tomorrow the World Series of Darts will continue with the New South Wales Darts Masters in Wollongong, Australia.
Again in the first round the eight PDC Top players will play against eight Ozeanic qualifiers. Six of the qualifiers already took part last week in the Queensland Darts Masters. Instead of Bailey Marsh and Joe Comito this week Mal Cuming and Raymond O'Donnell will stand at the oche. The winner of the Queensland Darts Masters Michael van Gerwen will play in the first round against Simon Whitlock.
New South Wales Darts Masters, Results, Statistics
Oceanic Qualifiers



18. August
Shot Darts Coach
This Shot Darts Coach Blog deals with the right stance at the oche, a topic which often is neglected, but which is nevertheless of vital importance for your accuracy.
Stand and Deliver: check your stance, hit your target



15. August
Nordic and Baltic Tour
At the weekend the Nordic and Baltic Tour ended with four events in Latvia.
Three events were won by Darius Labanauskas, one by Daniel Larsson. The two players sit on the first and second place of the ranking and by this qualify for the PDC World Championship 2022/23.
Nordic and Baltic Tour
PDC World Championship 2022/23



Championship Darts
On the Circuit of the Championship Darts Corporation as well events took place at the weekend - three tournaments were played in Brownsville, Indiana. There were three different winners. Beside Jacob Taylor and Matt Campbell - who already celebrated wins on the Circuit this year - Larry Butler brilliantely won an event. In the other two events he once reached a semi-final and once a quarterfinal.
Championship Darts Circuit



13. August
Van Gerwen wins Queensland Darts Masters
Michael van Gerwen recovered from 1:4 behind against Gerwyn Price, prevailed with 8:5 and won the Queensland Darts Masters. Before he defeated in the quarterfinals Haupai Puha and in the semi-finals Joe Cullen. Against Cullen he had a hitting rate on the doubles of 100 percent. Price defeated in the quarterfinals Simon Whitlock and prevailed in the semi-finals over Gordon Mathers, the only oceanic player in the semi-finals who eliminated Michael Smith in the quarters.
The World Series will continue on 19. and 20. August with the New South Wales Darts Masters.
Queensland Darts Masters, Results, Statistics



12. August
World Series of Darts - Queensland Darts Masters - Day 1
With James Wade, Jonny Clayton and Fallon Sherrock on the first day already three PDC Pros were elimnated by Simon Whitlock, Haupai Puha and Gordon Mathers. Gerwyn Price and Michael van Gerwen only just won in the deciding leg against Damon Heta and Bailey Marsh. No problems on the other side had Dimitri van den Bergh, Joe Cullen and Michael Smith, who progressed with commanding wins into the quarterfinals. Joe Cullen impressed with an 108.65 average - the highest of the first round.
Queensland Darts Masters, Schedule, Results, Statistics



11. August
World Series of Darts - Queensland Darts Masters
Tomorrow the World Series of Darts will continue with the Queensland Darts Masters. Eight PDC players will play against eight Oceanic players.
The draw already took place. As in the final of the PDC World Cup Damon Heta will meet Gerwyn Price. At the World Cup Heta won the the match 4:0.
Queensland Darts Masters
Oceanic Qualifiers



9. August
WDF News...
Winners of the New Zealand Open in Rotorua were Victoria Monaghan and Ben Robb.
At the England Open Beau Greaves and David Pallett won the titles. Winners of the England National Singles were Scott Marsh and Rhian O'Sullivan. Luke Littler and Hannah Meek won the youth events of the England Open.
Paul Lim won in Tokyo both the Bud Brick Memorial and the Japan Open. The women's event of the Japan Open won Mikuru Suzuki, the women's event of the Bud Brick Memorials won Mayumi Ouchi.
Veronika Ihasz won the titles of both the Apatin Open and the Serbian Open. The men's titles went to Dean Biskupic and Patrick Kovacs.



PDC World Grand Prix
The PDC World Grand Prix will be the next important PDC Major. As last year it will take place in the Morningside Arena in Leicester as the Citywest Hotel in Dublin is not available at the date.
Before the tournament will begin on 3. October only three more European Tour Events will be played which count for the qualification. The schedule and how the field of participants looks at the moment you can find here:
World Grand Prix



7. August
World Series of Darts
By the World Series of Darts Tour Card Holder Qualifier - which was played yesterday in Barnsley - Danny Baggish, Matt Campbell, Danny Noppert, Vincent van der Voort, Dave Chisnall, Ryan Joyce, Jamie Hughes and Devon Petersen for the World Series of Darts Final in Amsterdam.
Ben Robb and Warren Parry secured the last two places in the New Zealand Darts Masters.
World Series of Darts Final
World Series of Darts



PDC Rankings
The PDC Order of Merit, the Pro Tour Order of Merit and the Players Championships Order of Merit were updated after the Players Championships in Barnsley.
PDC Rankings
Pro Tour



6. August
Wins for Aspinall, Brown and Cross in Barnsley
At the Players Championships in Barnsley Nathan Aspinall, Keegan Brown and Rob Cross were successful.
Nathan Aspinall won the 22. Players Championship with a 8:3 defeat of Krzysztof Ratajski, the semi-finals reached Ryan Searle and Danny Noppert.
Keegan Brown secured at the 23. Players Championship his first PDC title since seven years. He defeated in the final Nathan Aspinall with 8:7. Ted Evetts and Peter Wright stood in the semi-finals.
Rob Cross prevailed in Players Championship 24 with 8:3 over Luke Humphries and won his first PDC title of the year. The semi-finals reached Martin Schindler and Chris Dobey.
Participants Barnsley, Results



3. August
Pro Tour Barnsley
Nine players managed yesterday to qualify for both the European Tour Event in Belgium and the European Tour Event in Gibraltar: Martin Schindler, Gabriel Clemens, Steve Beaton, Vincent van der Voort, Rusty-Jake Rodriguez, Chris Dobey, Keane Barry, Ryan Meikle and Jeff Smith.
During the qualifiers Jamie Hughes, Cameron Menzies and William Borland threw a nine-darter.
Today in Barnsley the 22. Players Championship of the year will follow.
Belgian Darts Open
Gibraltar Darts Trophy



2. August
Pro Tour Barnsley
Today in Barnsley the next Pro Tour unit will begin with the Tour Card Holder Qualifiers for the European Tour Events 12 and 13 in Wieze in Belgium and in Gibraltar. From Wednesday to Friday the Players Championships 22 - 24 will follow. On 6. August the Tour Card Holders Qualifier for the World Series of Darts Finale will take place - eight tournament places are on offer.
Several Tour Card holders - headed by Michael van Gerwen - will not be in Barnsley.
Participants Barnsley, Results









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