Tag: Darts Exhibition 2013

Vincent van der Voort earned the right to play in next week’s Grand Slam of Darts after winning through Monday’s wildcard qualifier in Wigan.

The rapid Dutchman was one of four men to take up a place at the Wolverhampton tournament as he, Justin Pipe, Peter Wright and Stuart Kellett fought their way through a field of over 180 hopefuls competing for a spot in the televised event. (more…)

Andy Jenkins produced a string of fine performances on Sunday to reach his first PDC Pro Tour final in five years at Players Championship 14 in Wigan.

The former World Championship semi-finalist clinched the £5000 runner-up prize after losing out against Ian White in the decider at Robin Park. (more…)

Robert Thornton won his second Pro Tour event of 2013 with victory in the Gleanegale Hotel Players Championship in Killarney on Saturday, while fellow Scotsman John Henderson enjoyed his best performance of the year with a fine run to the quarter-finals. (more…)

Andover darts fans are in for a treat when some of the best players in the world appear in the town on November 7.

The PDC stars, including 2013 Premier League Darts winner Michael van Gerwen, are appearing at an exclusive event at Andover Leisure Centre. (more…)

James Wade moved into the semi-finals of the World Grand Prix in Dublin after defeating Simon Whitlock in a thrilling match on Friday evening.

The two-time winner of the double-start tournament took out a brilliant 101 finish to win a last leg decider, edging an exciting encounter to progress to the last four.

Wade continues his pursuit of an eighth major title when he meets Phil Taylor in the semi-finals on Saturday.

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James Wade and Simon Whitlock will meet in the quarter-finals of the World Grand Prix after the pair claimed second round victories at Dublin’s Citywest Hotel on Wednesday.

Wade defeated Ireland’s Connie Finnan by three sets to two, while Whitlock swept past Ronnie Baxter in straight sets.

They will now go head to head on Friday for a place in the semi-finals. (more…)

Michael van Gerwen will meet Raymond van Barneveld in the second round of the World Grand Prix after the Dutch pair both claimed comfortable victories in Dublin on Tuesday evening.

Defending champion van Gerwen averaged over 104 in a two nil defeat of John Part, while ‘Barney’ saw off Stuart Kellett by the same scoreline.

The World Cup team-mates will go head to head on Thursday for a place in the quarter-finals. (more…)

James Wade and Simon Whitlock both claimed dramatic deciding leg victories in round one of of the World Grand Prix in Dublin, where Paul Nicholson produced one of the top performances of the opening night.

Two-time champion Wade and Australian star Whitlock were both taken to last-leg deciders by Steve Beaton and Michael Mansell respectively, with both surviving missed match-darts by their opponents before winning through to the second round.

Nicholson produced what he went on to describe as his ‘best ever performance on TV’ to defeat Robert Thornton, as ‘The Asset’ averaged just under 100 in a 2-1 sucess. (more…)