Players Championship Finals

The Players Championship Finals will take place from 25. - 27. November in Minehead.
Schedule, Participants
Tournament Information



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26. November
Players Championship Finals
In the first round there were several - among others Gerwyn Price and Michael Smith lost their averages and were eliminated from the tournament.The best perfomance of the first day showed Danny Noppert who played an average of 106.59.
Today in the afternoon-session the second round is played, in the evening session the third round. Again it will be played on two stages.
Schedule Day 2, Results
Statistics Second and Third Roundnew



25. November
Players Championship Finals
Today in Minehead the Players Championship Finals will begin in which the Top 64 of the Players Championship Order of Merit take part. Reigning champion Peter Wright withdrew due to the health issues of his wife and is replaced by Gian van Veen.
On the Main- and the Second Stage the first round will be played.
Schedule, Participants, Results
Statistics First Roundnew



21. November
PDC Ranking
The PDC Order of Merit was updated after the Grand Slam of Darts.
PDC Rankings



20. November
Michael Smith wins Grand Slam
Michael Smith defeated in the final of the Grand Slam Nathan Aspinall with 16:5 and won his first big TV title.
Smith was one of the moast consistent players of the event, he won all his group matches commandingly and he was in the final clearly the better player while Aspinall seemed to be a little bit tired. Smith was already a finalist in many TV events but so far always missed with his matchdarts.
Statistics Semi-Finals, Finalnew



Smith and Aspinall in the Final

Michael Smith and Nathan Aspinall will meet tonight in the final of the Grand Slam of Darts.
Michael Smith prevailed 16:12 over Raymond van Barneveld. For a long time it was an evenly matched game but in the end Smith managed to pull clear. The second semi-final between Nathan Aspinall and Luke Humphries was very similar - for a long time both players were on par before Aspinall pulled clear and won as well 16:12.
Bericht, Statistics Semi-Finalsnew



19. November
Aspinall and Humphries through to semi-finals
Nathan Aspinall und Luke Humphries won tonight their quarterfinals against Alan Soutar and Michael van Gerwen and will meet tomorrow afternoon in the semi-finals.
In the first quarterfinal tonight Nathan Aspinall won 16:12 against Alan Soutar. It was a very evenly matched game in which Aspinall prevailed because he was much more clinical on his doubles then his opponent.
In the second semi-final Luke Humphries caused one of the big upsets of the tournament - he defeated Michael van Gerwen - the favourite to win the event - with 10:16. Van Gerwen couldn't keep up the brilliant performance he showed against Josh Rock and Humphries was from the start the dominant player who kept his nerve till the end.
Results
Statistics Quarterfinals 2new



Some fans dress up as dart boards...

Here comes the second article!
Again it deals mostly with darts - to be excact with the second day of the tournament. Beside you'll find a pinch of local colour.
Some fans dress up as dart boards...new



Grand Slam of Darts - Quarterfinals 2
Tonight the other two semi-finals will take place.
First Scottish debutant Alan Soutar will play against Nathan Aspinall. After that in the last quarterfinal Luke Humphries and Michael van Gerwen will clash.
Schedule, Results Quarterfinals 2



18. November
Smith and van Barneveld progressed into the semi-finals
In two thrilling quarterfinals tonight Michael Smith and Raymond van Barneveld prevailed. Joe Cullen and reigning champion Gerwyn Price were eliminated.
First Michael Smith played against Joe Cullen. Cullen most of the time was in the lead till 15:13. But then Smith managed to win three legs in a row to win 16:15. In the second quarterfinal between Gerwyn Price and Raymond van Barneveld Price was 3:8 in the lead. But the Dutchman won the seven following legs and took the lead which he protected to the end even though Price at one time reduced his arrears to one leg. Van Barneveld won 16:13.
Van Barneveld and Smith will meet in the semi-finals on Sunday.
Results
Bericht, Statistics Quarterfinals 1new



Grand Slam of Darts - Second Night Last 16
Though he didn't win the highclass match against a brilliant Michael van Gerwen it was Josh Rock who stood in the limelight - he threw a nine-darter in the match but lost 8:10. After this the last match of the night between Luke Humphries and Ross Smith felt almost boring - Humphries won with 10:8. Humphries and van Gerwen will meet in the quarterfinals on Saturday. The other two matches of the night were won by Nathan Aspinall and Alan Soutar. Aspinall defeated without problems Jermaine Wattimena with 10:6 while Soutar continued his dream debut and prevailed 10:8 over Jonny Clayton. So in the other quarterfinal on Saturday Nathan Aspinall will play against Alan Soutar.
Tonight the first two quarterfinals will take place: Joe Cullen will meet Michael Smith and Gerwyn Price will play against Raymond van Barneveld, .
Results Day 6
Report, Statistics Day 6new
Schedule Day 7 - Quarterfinals 1new



16. November
Grand Slam of Darts - First Night Last 16
The dream Grand Slam for Raymond van Barneveld goes on: he defeated in the last 16 Simon Whitlock with 10:8. Michael Smith as well won 10:8 against Rob Cross - Smith was the complete match in the lead, but couldn't really get rid of Cross. For the third match reigning champion Gerwyn Price came on stage but the match first was dominated by his opponent Danny Noppert. Price never gave in and finally drawed 8:8. Then he won the last two legs of the match - another 10:8 win. The last match between Joe Cullen and Dirk van Duijvenbode was a one-sided affair - Cullen won with 10:4.
In the quarterfinals on Friday Gerwyn Price will clash -as he did already in the group phase - with Raymond van Barneveld antreten, Joe Cullen will play against Michael Smith.
Resultsnew
Statistics Day 5new



Out of Darkness Cometh Light...
Global Darts is back in Wolverhampton! And so this year again a series of articles will accompany the tournament.
Here the first article which deals mostly with the first day of the tournament and the first group matches.
Out of Darkness Cometh Light...new



Grand Slam of Darts
After the Group Phase tonight the Knockout Phase of the tournament will begin. The first four matches will be played in which the first of the groups A-D will play seconds of the other groups.
Raymond van Barneveld opens the night against Simon Whitlock. Next on will be the match between Michael Smith and Rob Cross. In the third match Reigning Champion Gerwyn Price will meet Danny Noppert and in the last match Dirk van Duijvenbode and Joe Cullen will clash.
Schedule Day 5



Grand Slam of Darts - World Champion eliminated
Nathan Aspinall caused on the last day of the Group Phase of the Grand Slam the biggest upset - he defeated World Champion Peter Wright. By the win Aspinall moved on the top of Group E. As Alan Soutar won against Fallon Sherrock Wright was eliminated due to the leg difference while Aspinall and Soutar progressed into the Knockout Phase. Jermaine Wattimena defeated Leonard Gates and progressed alongside Jonny Clayton, who lost with a weak performance against Damon Heta, from Group F into the next round. From Group G Michael van Gerwen and Ross Smith progressed who clashed in a highclass match today which was won by Smith. From Group H Luke Humphries and Rosh Rock progessed who as well clashed today, Rock won the match.
The highest averages of the day played Ross Smith and Scott Williams with over 107.
Results Day 4
Report, Statistics Day 4new



15. November
Grand Slam of Darts
Tonight the last group matches of Groups E-F will be played. Luke Humphries, Jonny Clayton and Michael van Gerwen are already through to the next round. World Champion Peter Wright on the other side can't yet be sure to progress, in his group beside him Nathan Aspinall and Alan Soutar still have a chance, only Fallon Sherrock is eliminated. In the other groups as well not all is decided yet.
Schedule Day 4



Grand Slam of Darts - Reigning Champion battles into the next round
After a thrilling night the eight players are known who progress from Groups A - D into the Knockout Phase of the tournament. Three matches were especially hard fought. Danny Noppert prevailed in a close match against Mensur Suljovic. Noppert had both problems with his doubles and with Suljovic's throwing rhythm. In the highclass match of the night between Dave Chisnall and reigning champion Gerwyn Price it was the reigning champion who won with 5:4. As close but less highclass was the last match of the night between Rob Cross and Martin Schindler. Cross won it in a final comeback sprint while his opponent missed a lot of doubles.
Schedule, Results Day 3
Bericht, Statistics Day 3new



14. November
Grand Slam of Darts - Last Group Matches Groups A-D
Tonight the last group matches of Groups A-D will be played. So far only Raymond van Barneveld and Dirk van Duijvenbode as firsts of their groups A and D are through to the Knockout Phase while Ted Evetts and Adam Gawlas are already eliminated. Reigning Champion Gerwyn Price is one of the players who still has to fight - he has to win against Dave Chisnall. In Groups B and C nothing is decided yet, in Group D the winner of Rob Cross v Martin Schindler will progress.
Schedule, Results Day 3



Grand Slam of Darts - Day 2
After the second day of the tournament on which the second group matches of all groups were played already five players are thanks to their second wins through to the next round: Raymond van Barneveld, Dirk van Duijvenbode, Michael van Gerwen, Jonny Clayton and Luke Humphries, who played in the last match on Sunday with 107.4 the so far highest average of the tournament. Ted Evetts, Adam Gawlas and Fallon Sherrock are all already eliminated. Everything else will be only decided in the last group matches which will be played in Groups A-D on Monday and in Groups E-H on Tuesday.
Schedule, Results Day 2
Report, Statistics Day 2new



12. November
Grand Slam of Darts
On the first day of the tournament we did see wins for former champions Raymond van Barneveld and Michael van Gerwen and reigning champion Gerwyn Price. All other seeded players won their first group matches as well. Slightly astonishing were Luke Woodhouse, Alan Soutar and Jermaine Wattimena among the winners. The highest averages played Dirk van Duijvenbode, Rob Cross, Gerwyn Price and Michael van Gerwen.
Today again an afternoon- and an evening-session will be played and again in the afternoon Groups A-D will play and tonight groups E-H.
Report, Statistics - Day 1



Grand Slam of Darts
Today in Wolverhampton on a sunny and warm day the Grand Slam of Darts will begin. In an afternoon- and an evening-session the first group matches of all groups will be played. In the afternoon sessions groups A-D will stand at the oche, tonight groups E-H.
In the afternoon session on stage: Reigning champion Gerwyn Price, who will play against Ted Evetts and Lisa Ashton, who will play in the last ,atch of the afternoon against Michael Smith. The second woman in the field of participants, Fallon Sherrock, will meet in the evening-session against Peter Wright.
Schedule, Results Day 1, Tables
Statistics



11. November
Hempel wins PDC Europe Super League
Florian Hempel defeated in the final of this year's PDC Europe Super League Niko Springer with 10:8 and secured by this a place in the PDC World Championship. With Hempel the most consistent player won though had first to come back from 2:6 behind in the match to win it.
Hempel prevailed in the quarterfinals over Dragutin Horvat and then defeated Daniel Klose in the semi-finals who couldn't quite keep his nerve in the deciding leg. Springer reached the final with wins over Ricardo Pietreczko and Lukas Wenig.
PDC Europe Super League - Results Finals Day



10. November
PDC Europe Super League - Day 4
Florian Hempel, Rene Eidams, Lukas Wenig and Ricardo Pietreczko progressed from Main Group A into the quarterfinals, Niko Springer, Franz Rötzsch, Daniel Klose and Dragutin Horvat progressed from Main Group B.
Tomorrow the tournament will be played to the end. In the quarterfinals Florian Hempel will play against Dragutin Horvat, Franz Rötzsch will meet Lukas Wenig, Rene Eidams will clash with Daniel Klose and Niko Springer will play against Ricardo Pietreczko.
PDC Europe Super League - Final Standings, Quarterfinals



PDC Europe Super League
On the third day of the event, the first day of the second round, Florian Hempel again won all his seven matches. So he heads the table of main group A followed by Lukas Wenig and Rene Eidams with five wins each on places 2 and 3. Fourth is Nico Kurz with four wins who currently would progress into the quarterfinals as well.
In main group B Niko Springer is first in the table with six wins followed by Franz Rötzsch and Daniel Klose who both won five matches. David Schlichting and Dragutin Horvat at the moment sit in places 4 and 5. Both won four matches - they are seperated by the leg difference.
Today the second round will be played to the end.
PDC Europe Super League - Tables after Day 3



9. November
Grand Slam of Darts
On Saturday in Wolverhampton the Grand Slam of Darts will begin in which this year several big names will be missing which failed to qualify. Among them are Gary Anderson, James Wade, Kim Huybrechts, Dimitri van den Bergh and Jose de Sousa.
As always this year there is no clear favourite on the win. The preview has a first view on the tournament.
Preview



PDC Europe Super League

The first round is played. Today second round will follow with 16 players in two groups. Florian Hempel, Daniel Klose and Niko Springer won all their matches so far, Ricardo Pietreczko only one. Quie close it was for the former German number 1 Max Hopp but in the end he mangaed to profress with five wins.
PDC Europe Super League



8. November
Grand Slam of Darts
Yesterday the groups and the first group matches of the eight groups of the round robin phase were drawn.
Reigning champion and number 1 seed Gerwyn Price was drawn into Group A together with Raymond van Barneveld, Dave Chisnall and Ted Evetts. Price will start his campaign against Ted Evetts
Groups, Schedule First Group Matches



PDC Europe Super League
Yesterday the PDC Europe Super League started. In four groups with six players each every player played five matches in a round robin format.
Three of the 24 players had a flawless start and won all five matches: Florian Hempel, Daniel Klose and Niko Springer. Today in the same format the second half of the first round will follow. The top four of each group progress into the second round.
Dragutin Horvat therew a nine-darter yesterday but only sits in fifth place of his group.
PDC Europe Super League



7. November
Grand Slam of Darts
By the Tour Card Holders Qualifier the last free places in the tournament were on offer. For the tournament - which will begin on 12. November - Ritchie Edhouse, Raymond van Barneveld, Martin Schindler, Adam Gawlas, Alan Soutar, Luke Woodhouse, Mensur Suljovic and Jermaine Wattimena qualified.
Participants, Schedule



Players Championships Final
After the end of the Pro Tour season the 64 for participants in the Players Championships Final are known. The tournament will be played from 25. - 27. November in Minehead.
The first round draw already took place. Reigning champion Peter Wright will begin his campaign against Ross Smith while number 1 seed Damon Heta will play first round against German Ricardo Pietreczko.
Participants, Draw



Wins for Price qnd Wade on the Pro Tour
Gerwyn Price and James Wade were the winners of the last two Players Championships of the year.
Gerwyn Price defeated in the final of the 29. Players Championships on Friday Gian van Veen with 8:4. In the semi-finals stood Dave Chisnall and Mike de Decker.
On Saturday James Wade won the 30. Players Championship - he prevailed in the final 8:6 over Steve Beaton. Again Dave Chisnall reached the semi-finals. The second semi-finalist was German Martin Schindler
Results



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



3. November
PDC Pro Tour
At the weekend in Barnsley the Players Championships 29 and 30 will take place, the last Players Championships of the year. On Sunday at the same venue the Tour Card Holders Qualifier for the Grand Slam of Darts will follow.
Among the Tour Card Tour Card Holders who didn't register are Michael van Gerwen and Danny Noppert.
Participants, Results



30. October
Ross Smith wins European Championship
Ross Smith defeated in the final of the European Championship Michael Smith with 8:11 and secured his first Major title. Before he defeated on finals day in the quarterfinals world champion Peter Wright and prevailed in the semi-finals over Chris Dobey. Michael Smith reached the final by wins over Luke Humphries in the quarterfinals and Dirk van Duijvenbode in the semi-finals.
Results
Statisticsnew



PDC Women's Series
Beau Greaves managed to win the last two events of this year's Women Series as well. In the 19. event she defeated in the final Fallon Sherrock with 5:3 and played a sensational 107.86 average in the match, in the 20. event she prevailed 5:1 over Mikuru Suzuki. By this Greaves moved up on the second place of the ranking ousting Fallon Sherrock and secured beside Lisa Ashton- who heads the ranking - a place in the PDC World Championship.
In the semi-finals of the 19. event stood Lisa Ashton and Natalie Gilbert while in the 20. event Robyn Byrne and Rhian O'Sullivan reached the semi-finals.
Participants, Results
Ranking



European Championship - Day 3
Today in Dortmund in an afternoon-and an evening session the second round took place.
We did see two slightly surprising wins for Chris Dobey and Ross Smith who prevailed over Jose de Sousa and Dimitri van den Bergh respectively. In the all Dutch clash Danny Noppert won the close match 10:9 against Vincent van der Voort, Dirk van Duijvenbode defeated James Wade with 10:7. Luke Humphries was too strong for Ryan Searle, Michael Smith played imperiously and defeated an again great playing Josh Rock, Peter Wright gave Rowby-John Rodriguez no chance at all and Dave Chisnall somehow managed to beat Jonny Clayton.
Results
Statistics
Reportnew



PDC Women's Series
At the weekend in Wigan this year's Women's Series will be played to the end. Today and tomorrow two events each will take place.
Today both events were won by Beau Greaves who defeated in the final once Mikuru Suzuki and once Lisa Ashton. In event 17 Maria O'Brien and Lorraine Winstanley reached the semi-finals, in event 18 it were Fallon Sherrock and again Lorraine Winstanley.
Participants, Results



28. October
European Championship - Day 2
The second day of the tournament - on which the first round was played to the end - went not according to plan for some of the top players and both Michael van Gerwen and Gerwyn Price were elimnated.
Gerwyn Price lost whith 4:6 to Rowby-John Rodiguez who was more clinical on his doubles. Michael van Gerwen came back against Chris Dobey and had a 5:4 lead. But Dobey managed to win the last two legs after both players had missed some matchdarts. The other winners of the night were an outstanding Dave Chisnall, Dimitri van den Bergh and Ross Smith who both showed strong performances, Peter Wright and Jose de Sousa who both dominated their matches and a convincing Jonny Clayton.
Results
Statisticsnew



27. October
European Championship - Day 1
Already on the first night of the tournament in Dortmund several upsets happened and beside reigning champion Rob Cross with Damon Heta and Nathan Aspinall two more players out of the Top 10 of the European Tour Order of Merit were eliminated from the event.
Cross lost in a from both players unconvincing match to James Wade, Nathan Aspinall lost an as well very close match to debutant Josh Rock and Damon Heta was defeated by Vincent van der Voort who just hit his doubles better. The other winners of the night were Dirk van Duijvenbode, Ryan Searle, Danny Noppert, Luke Humphries and Michael Smith.
Results
Statistics
Reportnew



26. October
European Championship
Tomorrow in the Westfalenhalle in Dortmund, Germany, the European Championship 2022 will begin in which the Top 32 of the European Tour Order of Merit will take part.
The tournament will be opened tomorrow night with the match between Dirk van Duijvenbode and Madars Razma. As well among the players on stage during the first nigth of the tournament will be reigning champion Rob Cross who will play against James Wade.
Participants, Draw, Schedule
Previewnew



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



Wins for Cross and Rock on the Pro Tour
On Saturday and Sunday Rob Cross and Josh Rock won Players Championships 27 and 28.
Rob Cross defeated in the final of the 27. Players Championship Peter Wright with 8:4. The semifinals reached Callan Rydz and Ryan Meikle.
On Sunday Josh Rock got his first Pro Tour title - he won the final of the 28. Players Championship with 8:5 against Luke Humphries. In the semifinals stood Damon Heta and for the first time German Ricardo Pietreczko.
Participants, Results



21. October
Wins for Chisnall and Heta on the Pro Tour
The first two events of the weekend in Barnsley were won by Dave Chisnall and Damon Heta.
Chisnall won the 25. Players Championship with a 8:4 triumph over Josh Rock. Both players played outstanding during the day, Chisnall had at his quarterfinal win against Luke Humphries an unbelievable 114.62 average. In the semi-finals stood Gerwyn Price and Damon Heta.
Today Damon Heta won the 26. Players Championship, he defeated in the final Dirk van Duijvenbode after a great comeback with 8:4. With Heta the most consistent player of the day was the winner. The semi-finals reached Boris Krcmar and Gerwyn Price.
Tomorrow and on Sunday two more Players Championship will be played.
Participants, Results



20. October
PDC Pro Tour
From today till Sunday in Barnsley the Players Championships 25 - 28 will be played. Many of the participants still try to qualify for the Players Championship Finals, in which the Top 64 of the Players Championship Order of Merit will take part. Among them are John Henderson, Darius Labanauskas and Steve West.
Participants, Results



19. October
European Championship
The schedule of the first round of the European Championship was published. The first round match between Dirk van Duijvenbode and Madars Razma will open the tournament on Thursday night. Reigning champion Rob Cross will play against James Wade on the first evening as well. The second first round evening on Friday is headlined by players like Peter Wright, Michael van Gerwen and Gerwyn Price.
European Championship 2022 - Schedule first round



18. October
PDC World Championship
By now more qualifiers for the PDC World Championship took place. Diogo Portela won the Central-and South America Qualifier, Ben Robb won the New Zealand Qualifier and Vladyslav Omelchenko won the first ever Ukrainian Qualifier and will give his Alexandra Palace debut.
How the field of participants of the World Championship looks at the moment you can find here:
PDC World Championship 2022/23 - Field of Participants on 18. October



17. October
European Championship
After the Gibraltar Darts Torphy, the last event of the European Tour 2022, all participants in the European Championship are known. The tournament will take place from 27. - 30. October in Dortmund, Germany.
The draw for the first round already took place. Reigning champion Rob Cross will play his first round match against James Wade while number 1 seed Luke Humphries will open his campaign against Krzysztof Ratajski.
European Championship 2022



PDC Challenge Tour
At the weekend the last four events of this year's PDC Challenge Tour were played and they had four different winners. On Saturday was "French Day" on the Challenge Tour and Thibault Tricole and Jacques Labre both celebrated their first wins, on Sunday Andy Hamilton and Justin Smith won the last two events. But it had no effect on the Ranking, which is still headed by Scott Williams and Robert Owen.
As Williams is already qualified for the PDC World Championship the two Challenge Tour tournament places went to Robert Owen ranked on second place and Danny van Trijp ranked third. Williams and Owen both will get a Tour Card. Should Williams be after the World Championship under the Top 64 of the Order of Merit van Trijp will get the Tour Card. Williams is as well qualified for the Grand Slam of Darts.
Challenge Tour



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



16. October
Heta wins Gibraltar Darts Trophy
Damon Heta defeated in the final of the Gibraltar Darts Trohphy Peter Wright in a very close match with 8:7 and won his first title on the European Tour. Wright stormed into a 3:0 lead. Heta levelled and took the lead. But Wright managed to level as well and the match went into a deciding leg in which Wright already looked like the winner. But Heta didn't give in, both players missed several match darts before Heta finally hit the double 4 for the win.
In the semi-finals Peter Wright defeated Rob Cross with 7:1 while Heta won thanks to a convincing comeback a hard fought match against Michael van Gerwen with 7:6.
Schedule, Results
Statisticsnew
Report Finals Daynew



15. October
PDC Europe Super League
As the PDC Europe announced this year's PDC Europe Super League will be played from 7. - 11. November. As last year it will take place in the H+ Hotel in Niedernhausen. The format will be the same as last year. Beside the Top 16 of last year's ranking - with the exception of Martin Schindler who is already qualified by the Pro Tour Order of Merit for the PDC World Champion - nine wild cards will take part. The wild cards were allocated predominantly to young and upcoming players. The winner of the PDC Europe Super League will again be awarded with a place in the PDC World Championship.
PDC Europe Super League



Gibraltar Darts Trophy
Today on the second day of the event the second round will take place in an afternoon- and an evening session. The first round winners will play against the seeded players.
From the six Host Nation Qualifiers only Craig Galliano survived the first round. He will play tonight against Peter Wright. As well tonight on stage will be reigning champion Gerwyn Price who will play in a repeat of last year's final against Mensur Suljovic.
Schedule, Results
Statisticsnew



14. October
Gibraltar Darts Trophy
The Gibraltar Darts Trophy is the 13. and last event of this year's European Tour. After the tournament all 32 participants in the European Championship are known. As always on the first day of the tournament today the first round will take place in an afternoon - and an evening session. Only the qualifiers will stand at the oche.
Karel Sedlacek and Krzysztof Kiuc withdrew from the event. So by the Host Nation Qualifier six tournament places were on offer. Craig Galliano, Manuel Vilerio, Sean Negrette, Justin Hewitt, Dyson Parody and Dylan Duo Jr qualified.
Schedule, Resultsnew
Statisticsnew



13. October
Adam "Thorn" Smith around the World

Thorn and his travel companion stay for several days in San Jose. And of course once again Thorn tries to find darts in the town. He's quite surprised to make a find!
"The Unknown League Of Dardos Ticos"



10. October
PDC Ranking
The PDC Order of Merit was updated after the World Grand Prix.
PDC Rankings



9. October
Van Gerwen wins World Grand Prix
Michael van Gerwen defeated Nathan Aspinall in a thrilling final 5:3 and won his sixth World Grand Prix title. Van Gerwen stormed to a 4:0 lead winning two of the sets in a deciding leg. But he hadn't won the match yet as Aspinall found a way back into the match and won the next three sets all with 3:1. In the eighth set Aspinall managed to level 2:2 but couldn't find the Double 20 for his finish in the deciding leg and van Gerwen won the match and the title with a Double 6.
Bericht und Statistics Finalnew



PDC World Youth Championship
Today the PDC World Youth Championship in Wigan was played down till including the semi-finals. Nathan Girvan and Josh Rock were the winners of the two semi-finals, who will play during the Players Championship Finals on 27. November in Minehead the final. The losing semi-finalists were Callan Rydz and Geert Nentjes. Both Girvan and Jarred Cole threw during the tournament a nine-darter.
Winners of the last two Development Tour events of the year on Saturday were Nathan Rafferty and Joshua Richardson. By this Rafferty jumped above Josh Rock in the ranking. Josh Rock and Nathan Rafferty both will take part in the Grand Slam of Darts. Rafferty and the fourth ranked Lewy Williams both will get a place in the PDC World Championship as Rock and Keane Barry are already qualified by the Pro Tour Order of Merit. As all Top Four of the rankings already have a Tour Card Geert Nentjes and probably Jurjen van Velde will get the two Tour Cards for players from the Development Order of Merit.
World Youth Championship
Development Tour - Ranking Final Standings



PDC World Grand Prix
The semi-finals night was a night of upsets - especially as both Gerwyn Price and Peter Wright were never even near their A Game. In the first semi-final a powerful pugnacious Nathan Aspinall prevailed with 4:2 over an only in parts convincing Gerwyn Price. Much easier it was for Michael van Gerwen against Peter Wright who never at all was in the match and only won a single leg. Van Gerwen won 4:0.
Tonight in the final Nathan Aspinall will play against Michael van Gerwen.
Schedule, Results
Report and Statistics Semifinalsnew



8. October
PDC World Grand Prix
Michael van Gerwen showed the best performance in the quarterfinals and defeated Chris Dobey with 3:1. Gerwyn Price had no problems against Madars Razma, who couldn't keep up and won 3:0. The other two matches were hard fought and both were only decided in the fifth leg of the deciding fifth set. Nathan Aspinall prevailed over Martin Lukeman and Peter Wright over Dimitri van den Bergh.
Tonight in the semi-finals first Gerwyn Price and Nathan Aspinall will meet before Michael van Gerwen will play against Peter Wright.
Schedule, Results
Report and Statistics Quarterfinals
Statistics Semifinalsnew



PDC Development Tour
Yesterday and today the last Development Tour events of the year take place in Wigan. After that all participants in the World Youth Championship are known which will be played down tomorrow till including the semi-finals. The final will take place on 27. November during the Players Championship Finals in Minehead.
Yesterday first Josh Rock won his fifth event of the year before Nathan Rafferty got his fourth title. Josh Rock won his final against Rusty-Jake Rodriguez while Nathan Rafferty prevailed over German Nico Springer.
At the moment Rock and Rafferty head the ranking and by this would both get a two years Tour Card and and a place in the World Championship.
Development Tour
World Youth Championship



7. October
PDC World Grand Prix
Yesterday in Leicester the second round was played to the end. For the two debutants Martin Lukeman and Madars Razma the dream debut continued - they progressed with wins over Ross Smith and Daryl Gurney in the quarterfinals. The only seed of this half of the draw still in the tournament - Gerwyn Price - had a slow start in his match against Joe Cullen but played two brilliant last sets and progressed as well. The last match of the second round between Nathan Aspinall and Danny Noppert was hard fought - Noppert won the first two sets, Aspinall leveled and battled in the deciding set over the finishing line first.
Today is quarterfinals day in Leicester. Nathan Aspinall will play against Martin Lukeman, Gerwyn Price will meet Madars Razma, Michael van Gerwen will play against Chris Dobey and Peter Wright against Dimitri van den Bergh,
Schedule, Results
Report and Statistics fourth daynew



6. October
PDC World Grand Prix
On the third day of the tournament the first four second round matches were played and it was once again a long night as all matches were only decided in the fifth set. Headlines wrote especially Dimitri van den Bergh who eliminated reigning champion Jonny Clayton with a convincing display. Chris Dobey prevailed in the first match of the night over Adrian Lewis. Krzysztof Ratajski and Stephen Bunting went as the outsiders in their matches against Peter Wright and Michael van Gerwen, but they made their opponents work hard - though in both matches the favourites won.
Tonight the second round will be played to the end, beside the only seed of the night, Gerwyn Price, the two debutants Martin Lukeman and Madars Razma will stand at the oche.
Schedule, Results
Report and Statistics third day



5. October
PDC World Grand Prix
On the second day of the tournament the last eight first round matches took place. Martin Lukeman caused the biggest upset so far by eliminating James Wade - one of the seeded players. Wade never really was in the match and Lukeman used his chances. With Michael Smith in the last match of the first round another seed was eliminated - he lost to Nathan Aspinall. As well eliminated was number 8 seed Rob Cross who lost to Daryl Gurney. Only one of the seed of the second night - Gerwyn Price - progressed into the second round. Price had no problems at all against German Martin Schindler. The night's other winners were Joe Cullen, Ross Smith, Madars Razma and Danny Noppert.
Today the second round will begin in Leicester in which Monday's winners will stand on stage.
Schedule, Results
Report and Statistics second daynew



4. October
PDC World Grand Prix
Jose de Sousa was the only seed who was eliminated on the first night - he lost a highclass and thrilling match 0:2 to Adrian Lewis. Michael van Gerwen, Peter Wright and reigning champion Jonny Clayton won their first round matches though Clayton made it rather hard for him against Dirk van Duijvenbode due to a very slow start into the match. The other winners of the night were Krzystztof Ratajski, Chris Dobey, Stephen Bunting and Dimitri van den Bergh.
Tonight in Leicester the first round will be played to the end. Seeded players of the night are Gerwyn Price, James Wade, Michael Smith and Rob Cross. Today the three debutants Martin Schindler, Martin Lukeman and Madars Razma will stand on stage. They will play against Gerwyn Price, James Wade and Ryan Searle.
Schedule, Results
Report and Statistics First Day



WDF Europe Cup
Beau Greaves dominated the WDF Europe Cup as well - she won the Women's Singles and together with Deta Hedman the Women's Pairs. The English Team won the final of the Team competition against Team Netherlands with 9:1. That means England was the overall women's winner.
The Men's Singles for the first time ever had with Jacques Labre French winner. The Men's Pairs were won by the English Pair Williams/Richardson. The Team competition was won by Team England 9:8 against Team Netherlands. England was the overall men's winner as well.
WDF Europe Cup



3. October
PDC World Grand Prix
Tonight in Leicester the PDC World Grand Prix will begin. The first eight matches of the first round will be played. From the seeded players reigning champion Jonny Clayton, World Champion Peter Wright, Michael van Gerwen and Jose de Sousa will stand at the oche. The tournament will be opened by the match between Callan Rydz and Krzysztof Ratajski.
Schedule, Results



2. October
Provisional Tournament Calendar 2023
The PDC dates were added to the provisional Tournament Calendar 2023.
Provisional Tournament Calendar 2023
Premier League 2023
European Tour 2023
Players Championships 2023
Women's Series 2023
Challenge Tour 2023
Development Tour 2023



30. September
PDC World Grand Prix - Preview
On Monday in Leicester the PDC World Grand Prix will begin, a tournament which is played in the unusally modus of Double In, Double Out and in which the short format of the first round often produces some upsets.
BoyleSports, title sponsor and betting company, has in his betting ranking Gerwyn Price as first favourite to win the event followed by Peter Wright and Michael van Gerwen on second place and Jonny Clayton, the reigning champion, placed fourth.
Preview



27. September
PDC World Grand Prix
By now the PDC published the schedule for the first round.
The tournament will be opened on 3. October with the match between Callan Rydz and Krzysztof Ratajski. The reigning champion Jonny Clayton will stand on stage as well during the first night against Dirk van Duijvenbode as one of four seeded players The last match of the first round will be played on 4. October - the match between Michael Smith and Nathan Aspinall.
Schedule



WDF Europe Cup
Tomorrow in Gandia, Spain, the WDF Europe Cup 2022 will begin.
Men's Teams from 41 countrys and women's teams from 35 countries take part in it. Eight teams each will be seeded in the Team events. Played as well will be single and pairs events.
There will be a Live Stream for the event: Europe Cup Stream
WDF Europe Cup



World Series of Darts 2023
The PDC already published the venues and the dates of the World Series of Darts 2023.
Again the World Series will consist of five international events and the final. But next year only two events in Down Under will be played - the New Zealand Darts Masters and the New South Wales Darts Masters which again will take place in August. And again the Nordic Darts Masters and the U.S.Darts Masters will be played next year though the Nordic Darts Masters will already take place in January. As well in January the new Bahrain Darts Masters will be played. The final will as this year take place in September in Amsterdam.
World Series of Darts



PDC Asian Championship
At the weekend the first PDC Asian Championship was played in Fukuoka in Japan. Winner was Christian Perez from the Philippines who defeated in the final his fellow countryman Paolo Nebrida with 7:5. By this Perez qualified for both the PDC World Championship and the Grand Slam of Darts.
Beside Perez runner-up Nebrida and the two semifinalist of the tournament Lourence Ilagan - as well from the Philippines - and Japanese Toro Suzuki qualified for the PDC World Championship too.



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.
On the trail of a Darts Coach! We look at why there is a lack of coaches in darts!



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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