Matters moved up a gear, or three, on day two of the FA Cup of Darts. The Green Machine added his latest piece of darting history. Amateur qualifiers made names for themselves and created unforgettable moments, a couple of old favorites threaten to stage remarkable returns and another Aussie looks to stake his claim. In the meantime “The Power” simply kept on winning, quietly, almost … Continue reading Coral UK Open – Day 2 and Qtr Final Preview
The UK Open lived up to it reputation as the FA Cup of Darts again on the first two days of the 2016 edition. Riley’s qualifiers gave it their all and many Pro’s were given a tough time. Even MVG was subdued, and The Power struggled, in the early the early rounds. The Giant Killing Starts Robert Thornton, the 2012 champion, became the biggest casualty of … Continue reading Coral UK Open 2016 – Days 1 & 2
The Coral UK Open is one of many darts fan’s favorite events. The only TV tournament that offers a random draw, re done after every round, and genuine opportunity for newer faces and genuine amateur players to make a name for themselves. With seven different winners and a different runner-up in every event, thirteen in total, the UK Open provides much-needed variety and interest. It … Continue reading UK Open 2016 – PDC & Coral’s FA Cup of Darts – Preview
Many amateur darts players and fans wonder what it takes to play and win at the professional level. Some wonder if they are good enough or to what standard they must get? Answers are usually vague and consist of saying that you must get a certain number of legs in less than 18 or 15 darts. Other answers centre on averages and suggest that a … Continue reading What does it take to win a Pro Tour darts event?