Game Of The Day – Middle For Diddle?

Hopefully those of you who have been socially isolated are managing to keep up with routines and things to keep yourself busy. Here is another ‘daily drill’ to add to your list: Middle for Diddle: A drill that focuses on the bullseye, first dart, to ensure you need less recalculation needed during match play. Recommended to be played after your warm up and between other … Continue reading Game Of The Day – Middle For Diddle?

A.I.M: Contribute to New World Championship Guide

It’s always nice to be asked to contribute to a new publishing project to promote the game of darts. Some of the people we at A.I.M: like best have produced 62 pages of news, views, player profiles, product reviews and articles that is yours in a couple clicks: Dartconnect.com are distributing the guide, as well as RedDragon darts, Grab a copy here:  All 96 players … Continue reading A.I.M: Contribute to New World Championship Guide

‘Mile High’ Leaves A Vapour Trail.

In February, 2010, Mark “Mile High” Hylton began what was to be a shortish, but highly significant, test flight in the world of PDC darts. A superb take off was followed by a turbulent spell ‘cruising at altitude’ before a steep decent took him away from our view.  Mark Hylton had been around amateur darts for quite some time, including a notable appearance at the the, 2007 UK Open, before he was … Continue reading ‘Mile High’ Leaves A Vapour Trail.

The Pro Tour Revolution Continues.

In 2018 AIM suggested that the removal of entry fees, for the Pro Tour level of professional darts, together with the increases in early stage prize money, would revolutionise the game. It appears we were right! A quick glance at the results from this week’s first Pro Tour events might suggest to you that all is normal and nothing much changes. MVG wins one event … Continue reading The Pro Tour Revolution Continues.

Pro Darts – Class of 2010 Return to Earth with a Bang!

We left the “Class of 2010” at the end of the 2011/12 season after   two full seasons in the PDC. Six newcomers had taken to the professional game like lads to lager, but would they be able to withstand the pressures sure to come? Living up to expectations, earning their livings, coping with being known to all the other players and then defending their rankings … Continue reading Pro Darts – Class of 2010 Return to Earth with a Bang!

Darts – Rise of The Class of 2010.

I wrote the article below as a reflection of what had happened since I had become involved with professional darts in 2010. The Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) were about to introduce a tour card system and Qualifying School in a similar style to golf. The 2010 intake would be the last that could simply pay entrance fees and compete, alongside the elite, in an effort … Continue reading Darts – Rise of The Class of 2010.