Category: MODUS Darts

Michael van Gerwen’s dreams of World Matchplay glory were put on hold for another year as he lost out to an amazing performance by Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor on Sunday.

Taylor clinched his 15th title at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens with an 18-9 defeat of the reigning World Champion and world number one. (more…)

James Wade claimed victory in the Gibraltar Darts Trophy as he defeated Steve Beaton in Sunday’s final, ending a three-year wait for a title.

Wade, who has won seven PDC majors, earned his first tournament victory since 2011 with a 6-4 success in the decider. (more…)

Vincent van der Voort produced a string of fine performances to take victory at the Austrian Darts Open in Salzburg, defeating Jamie Caven with a brilliant comeback in Sunday’s final.

van der Voort, whose glory charge began in Thursday’s qualifying event, fought back from being 5-2 behind in the decider to win 6-5 and claim the £20,000 winner’s cheque and his first PDC ranking title since 2011. (more…)

Four of the best professional darts players on the planet will be on show when Guildford Spectrum holds The E-Lites Night of Champions 2 on Friday 5 December.

A top quality quartet including world number one and reigning World Champion Michael van Gerwen will do battle following the popularity of the inaugural darts event in Guildford last year. (more…)

Michael van Gerwen and James Wade will do battle in the Dubai Duty Free Darts Masters on Thursday evening, as the Dutch ace begins his defence of the World Series title.

World number one van Gerwen claimed the inaugural crown a year ago when he defeated compatriot Raymond van Barneveld in the final at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.

The reigning World Champion will take on seven-time PDC major winner Wade in the quarter-finals, where Australian star Simon Whitlock will face Dave Chisnall.

van Barneveld takes on Adrian Lewis, while Phil Taylor meets Peter Wright in the other last eight clashes.

The winner of the van Gerwen versus Wade tie will take on van Barneveld or Lewis. If Whitlock progresses, he will meet Taylor or Wright in the semi-finals.

By Chris Murphy

 

Dubai Duty Free Darts Masters
Thursday May 29
8pm local time (5pm BST)

Adrian Lewis v Raymond van Barneveld
Simon Whitlock v Dave Chisnall
Phil Taylor v Peter Wright
Michael van Gerwen v James Wade

(Best of 19 legs)

Friday May 30
8pm local time (5pm BST)

Semi-Finals
van Gerwen/Wade v Lewis/van Barneveld
Taylor/Wright v Whitlock/Chisnall

(Best of 21 legs)

Final

(Best of 21 legs)

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KEEGAN BROWN 6 – 4 ROWBY JOHN RODRIGUEZ

Keegan Brown clinched victory in the final of the PDC Unicorn World Youth Championship by defeating Austrian opponent Rowby John Rodriguez at London’s O2.

Brown fought back 2-0 and 3-1 behind to claim a 6-4 victory in the final, which included a 121 finish from the 21-year-old talent. (more…)

Michael van Gerwen, the world number one darts player, visited Haven House on Wednesday to meet children and families at the Woodford Green hospice.

The current World Champion visited the hospice as part of a charity partnership, between PDC and Haven House(more…)