Lakeside 2018 Schedule
All the latest draw and schedule information for the 2018 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championship. Full Schedule
LAKESIDE 2018 MENS DRAW
The Official draw of the 2018 Men’s Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships starting January 6th Live on Channel 4 and BT Sport. Check back soon when we will look at all the matches in more detail.
LAKESIDE 2018 LADIES DRAW
The Official draw of the 2018 Women’s Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships starting January 6th Live on Channel 4 and BT Sport. Some great matches in the first round. Check back soon when we will look at all the matches in more detail.
Chairman's thoughts on the BDO Lakeside 2018 Draw
Well that was a draw and a half; there are some very interesting matches for the fans/viewers. Starting with the men's draw, our number 1 seed and reigning champion Glen Durrant starts his campaign with a match against the winner of a preliminary round game between Pengiran Mohamed v Gary Robson. Read More
Danny Noppert, Aileen de Graaf and Jarred Cole Become Finder Darts Masters 2017 champions.
Two Dutch players and one English player are the new Finder Darts Masters 2017 champions. Danny Noppert won the men's tournament and after 13 years a new Dutchman entered the list of honor of this tournament. Aileen de Graaf won her second title the first she won in 2013. Englishman Jarred Cole won the final of the youth tournament and became the second foreign player to win the Finder Darts Masters Youth tournament Read More
Finder Darts Masters 2017 News
Match reports and latest news from the 2017 Finder Darts Masters.
Finder Darts Masters LIVE on Winmau TV
Catch all the action from the 2017 Finder Darts Masters, live and free Streaming on Winmau TV. Friday 8th December: 18:00 – 23:30, Saturday 9th December: 11:00 – 16:00 and 18:00 – 23:30, Sunday 10th December: 9:45 – 17:00 all times are UK. Watch Now
Come back tomorrow at 7pm when we will be announcing the official Lakeside 2018 World Professional Darts Championships draw on all BDO Social Media Channel. #Lakeside2018 #TheDarts #BDOdarts
‘DUZZA’ JUST MISSES PERFECTION AS BDO PLAYERS ENJOY GRAND SLAM EXPERIENCE.
The 2017 bwin Grand Slam of Darts held at The Wolves Civic, Wolverhampton and shown live on Sky Sports once again involved eight of the very best players from the BDO Circuit. This unique event where BDO players lock horns with their PDC counterparts is always a refreshing and memorable experience and this years event was no different. BDO number one Mark McGeeney was making his debut in this years competition alongside Scotland’s Cameron Menzies and Ross Montgomery and BDO World Trophy Champion Peter Machin. The debutants joined Glen Durrant, Scott Mitchell, Jamie Hughes, and Danny Noppert. All eight BDO players enjoyed the experience and the opportunity of playing a minimum of three matches with seven of them tasting a win in at least one of their group matches. Scotland’s Montgomery had the unenviable task of facing PDC Number One Michael Van Gerwen in his opening game but refused to be ‘bossed’ by the Dutchman and gave a good account of himself despite going down to a 5-1 defeat. Lakeside World Champion Glen Durrant was the only BDO player to win his opening group match, defeating Peter Wright 5-2 in a high quality encounter. With the experience of having played on the big stage at The Wolves Civic in the first round of group games three more of the BDO lads followed Durrant and tasted a win in the Grand Slam of Darts. Montgomery bounced back from the defeat by Van Gerwen to show his true class with a deserving 5-3 win over Joe Murnan to keep his hopes of qualification alive. Also still very much in the event were Scott Mitchell, again a 5-3 winner over Jeffery de Zwaan and debutant Cameron Menzies, who showed what a bright prospect we all know he is with a brilliant 5-2 success over one of the form guys for the PDC in recent times Simon Whitlock. Glen Durrant made it two wins from two after he dispatched Alan Norris 5-3 to guarantee he progressed to the knockout stages in round two. Final round of group matches, could we have a couple more BDO players join Glen Durrant in the knockout stages. Scotland’s Cameron Menzies and former Lakeside World Champion Scott Mitchell came agonizingly close, just coming up short, Menzies losing to Berry Van Peer and Mitchell just missing out to Stephen Bunting both by a 5-4 scoreline. Cameron can be proud of his first taste of the Grand Slam though and no doubt will be gracing the Wolves Civic stage again in the future. Although already eliminated both Jamie Hughes and Peter Machin enjoyed their first wins, Hughes defeating Welshman Gerwyn Price 5-1 and Machin enjoying a 5-3 win over Robbie Green. Mark McGeeney failed to get a win in his three games but showed everyone the talent he has and he will bounce back much the stronger from this experience. Glen Durrant just failed to make it three wins from three after a 5-4 defeat to Cory Cadby but had the consolation of already being in the second round. All eyes were on Glen Durrant as the knockout stages of the Second Round of this years Grand Slam of Darts got underway and ‘Duzza’ didn’t disappoint, keeping his cool and composure to prove to strong and consistent for the PDC’s Dave Chisnall, 10-8 and Glen was through to the last 8, an incredible achievement in itself. Quarter Final time and Glen found himself in a rematch with Peter Wright. The pair met in their first group match with Glen triumphant 5-2, but this game was a marathon not a sprint, the first to 16 legs would progress to the semi finals. Glen didn’t start that well, whilst his scoring was good, he unusually missed double after double and despite trailing 3-2 at the first break, his woes on the doubles were to continue. Glen showed everyone though just we he’s the BDO World Champion, he never gave up and in leg 23 hit six perfect darts to trail Wright 14-9. Leg 25 and ‘Duzza’ was at it again, this time trailing 15-9 he landed back to back maximums to the delight of the Wolverhampton crowd and followed it with a seventh treble twenty, then treble nineteen to leave the double twelve for the perfect nine dart leg, he showed no nerves and didn’t hesitate and threw his 9th dart well only to see it land agonizingly on the outside of the double 12 wire, magnificent effort from Glen and he finished the leg in ten darts to keep the match alive. However Wright clinched the next leg to win 16-10 and book his semi final place but the plaudits went to Glen who showed everyone the undoubted talent he has. All eight BDO players can hold their heads up high, its been another highly enjoyable and memorable event for those players involved and they will all be striving to be a part of this tournament again next year.
Finders Masters 2017
2017 FINDER DARTS MASTERS DRAW
This draw for the 2017 Finder Darts Masters has taken place and thrown up some mouth watering groups in the process. This unique and presitgious darts tournament features the best players from the WDF / BDO and NDB circuits.In total there are 24 men, six women and six Youth players taking part.The 24 men are divided into eight groups of three players, the first player is a seeded player. The remaining 16 players are then drawn in to one of the eight groups. The women's tournament has two groups andeach group has a seeded player.Read More<
Turkey Open 2017 Results
Finders Masters 2017
Menzies Among Finder Darts Masters Wildcards !
Recent Winmau World Masters Semi-Finalist and current Scottish Open Champion Cameron Menzies has been awarded one of the wildcard places for the upcoming Finder Darts Masters which takes place from the 8th – 10th December 2017. Scottish International Menzies from Muirkirk has had fantastic year on the BDO circuit and its no surprise to see the 28yr old given an opportunity to compete for one of the biggest titles on the BDO calendar.Read More
Gary Robson Invite to Lakeside World Pro 2018
Krzysztof Ratajski has declined his invitation to play in the 2018 Lakeside World Championships. The Polish player had received an automatic qualifying spot by virtue of winning the 2017 Winmau World Masters in September, but has informed the British Darts Organisation that he will not be competing. England's Gary Robson (the highest ranked player on the BDO Invitation Table not already qualified) has now been added to the line up and is set to make his 16th Lakeside World Championship appearance in January.Event Website
PRESSRELEASE BAUHAUS DUTCH OPEN DARTS 2018
DUTCH OPEN 2018 REGISTRATION OPEN!
Registration for the BAUHAUS Dutch Open Darts 2018 is now open! The tournament takes place from the 2nd to the 4th of February in De Bonte Wever in Assen. This is still the largest and liveliest open darts tournament in the world, so make sure you are part of it and register now! To register, please visit: http://www.dutchopendarts.nl/en/registration-2018-en Players may participate individually in the singles tournament (Men’s Singles and Ladies Singles), but also in the Pairs tournament. In addition, there is also a large youth tournament with three different categories. There is a total prize fund of more than 33.000 Euros and the event carries places in the 2018 Winmau World Masters for men, ladies and youth players.The BAUHAUS Dutch Open Darts is a truly unique event. It is the biggest open tournament and attracts thousands of darts players from all around the world! With almost 5.000 entries last year and thousands of darts fans it promises to be another great event in 2018.Visit this website frequently for updates and the latest news. You can also follow the Dutch Open Darts on Twitter and Website
Grand Slam of Darts 2017
JAMIE HUGHES and Scott Mitchell will return to the bwin Grand Slam of Darts in November after qualifying amongst the final five BDO representatives for the Wolves Civic event. The Grand Slam of Darts sees stars from both the PDC and BDO systems competing live on Sky Sports across nine days in Wolverhampton for the prestigious title. Lakeside Champion Glen Durrant, runner-up Danny Noppert and BDO World Trophy winner Peter Machin had already been confirmed to compete in next month's event, and are joined by the next five non-qualified players from the BDO rankings. They include Wolverhampton's Hughes - who reached the second round on his debut last year - and Dorset-based Mitchell, the 2015 Lakeside Champion who will be making his third successive Grand Slam appearance. England's Mark McGeeney, the World Masters finalist in 2016 and 2017 and current BDO number one, and Scottish duo Ross Montgomery and Cameron Menzies will all make their debut in the Grand Slam of Darts next month. The £450,000 tournament will be held from November 11-19 at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall, with the first round seeing the 32 players split into eight groups, with the top two in each following the round robin phase progressing to the knockout last 16 onwards. Last weekend's World Grand Prix winner Daryl Gurney and runner-up Simon Whitlock were the latest PDC players to book their spots in the Grand Slam when they qualified last weekend. Further opportunities for PDC players to qualify remain for the finalists of the forthcoming Unibet European Championship and Ladbrokes World Series of Darts Finals, with a final eight places on offer at the PDC Tour Card Holders' Qualifier on Monday November 6. Tickets for the bwin Grand Slam of Darts are available now through www.wolvescivic.co.uk or by calling 0870 320 7000.
Lakeside World Professional Championship Qualifiers
The Spa, Bridlington was the venue today for the Lakeside World Qualifiers, where four men and two women's places were up for grabs for the biggest and and most prestigious event on the BDO calendar. Read More
RATAJSKI & WINSTANLEY TAKE MASTERS CROWNS
England's Lorraine Winstanley and Poland's Krzysztof Ratajski lifted the biggest titles of their careers to date when both were crowned 2017 Winmau World Masters Champions. Read More
The Winmau World Masters 2017 is to be broadcast live and exclusive in the UK by Eurosport on Eurosport 1 and internationally on Winmau TV
The finest British Darts Organisation players will be taking to the stage at the Bridlington Spa on the 26th and 27th September 2017 to compete in the 44th Winmau World Masters. The atmosphere will be electric but if you can’t make it in person Eurosport will be broadcasting the event live on Tuesday the 26th September at 6pm and on Wednesday the 27th September at 5 pm and on both days until the last dart is thrown, bringing the last 16 men and the last 4 ladies to you live. Read More
Winmau World Masters Tournament Info, Draws and Results
The draws for the 44th Winmau World Masters to take place in Bridlington from Monday 25th to Wednesday 27th September have now been made.
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Former World Championship Runner-Up Jeff Smith from Canada along with darting legend and former World Champion Andy Fordham have been handed wildcard entries to this years Finders Darts Masters which takes place from 8th to the 10th December 2017 at the Hotel Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee. Read More
Winmau BDO British Open and Classic Tournament Info, Draws, Results and Live Streaming
All the latest information, draws, results and live streaming from the Spa Bridlington for the Winmau BDO British Open and Classic. More Information
The Winmau BDO British Open Singles Champions 2017
Ross Montgomery defeated Cameron Menzies 6-5 to become the 2017 Mens Winmau BDO British Open Champion. Corrine Hammond carried on from her runners up place in the British Classic yesterday with a 5-3 victory over Anastasia Dobromyslova to become the 2017 Ladies Winmau BDO British Open Champion. More Information - Full British Open Report
The Winmau BDO British Classic Singles Champions 2017
Jamie Hughes is the 2017 Mens Winmau BDO British Classic champion beating Jim Williams in a thrilling final 6-5. Aileen De Graaf captured the 2017 Ladies Winmau BDO British Classic title with a close victory over Corrine Hammond in the final 5-4. The Winmau BDDA British Open final also took place today with Paul Gelder taking the title with a 3-1 victory over Paul Hampton. More Information - British Classic Report
The Winmau BDO British Open Pairs Champions 2017
Scott Mitchell and Ross Montgomery take the 2017 Winmau BDO Mens Pairs title beating Tytus Kanik and Pawel Wonynka 3-1. Deta Hedman and Maria O'Brien secured the 2017 Winmau BDO British Open Pairs title with a 3-2 win over Lorraine Winstanley and Anastasia Dobromslova. British Open Information
Winmau BDO British Open and Winmau BDO British Classic Draws
The draws have been made for the 2017 Winmau BDO British Open and Winmau BDO British Claissc, to view the draws please use the links below. The weekend starts on Friday 22nd with the Mens and Ladies pairs followed by the British Classic on Saturday and the British Open on Sunday.
British Open and British Classic Draws
History Beckons At The 44th Winmau World Masters.
After an absence of seven years the 44th staging of the BDO Winmau World Masters returns to The Spa Royal Hall, Bridlington from Monday 25th to Wednesday 27th September 2017 where history beckons for the current BDO Lakeside World Champion Glen Durrant. ‘Duzza’ Durrant is bidding to follow in the footsteps of former Champions Bob Anderson and Martin Adams by lifting the prestigious trophy for a third consecutive time. Read More
Brian Hearn, lakeside to Bridlington
When my Pal Brian Hearn contacted me in May to say he was going to walk from Lakeside Country Club to the Spa in Bridlington for Heart of Darts (Reg Charity 1100678), I thought he was mad! Then I thought, this is Brian Hearn, he's deadly serious. Well Brian set off from Lakeside on the 18th of August and he will be arriving early into Bridlington this Thursday after walking 750 KMs! As he was ahead of schedule he messaged me last week to enter him in the British Classic and Open, could this be the longest a man has walked for a game of darts? I asked what the highs and lows were and he said bar losing a couple of toe nails there have been no lows. As for highs, there have been loads, mainly the wonderful people he has met along the way that have offered a meal, a shower or a bed for the night and of course the donations that he has received to date and continues to collect. Brian so far has raised almost £2,000 and would love to get over that amount, so if you see him at Bridlington do please make a donation no matter how small, all money raised will be used by Heart of Darts to help a young child suffering with Cerebral Palsy.Article kindly supplied by Paul Brown Heart of Darts Ambassador Heart of Darts Website
British Open and British Classic Entry Deadline Extended
The entry deadline for the British Open and British Classic will now close at midnight on Sunday 17th September 2017. No late entries will be accepted Enter Online Now
WINMAU WORLD MASTERS AND LAKESIDE WORLD PRO QUALIFIERS 2017 ENTRIES
Please check that your qualified players are on the A to Z alpha lists below. If you have not entered your qualified players yet, you must enter them online urgently Enter Online Now If you have any problems with online entry or need a login please email firstname.lastname@example.org for Winmau entries or email@example.com for Lakeside entries.
Winmau World Masters A to Z Alpha Lists
Lakeside World Pro Qualifiers A to Z Alpha Lists
Winmau World Master Schedule and Information
Full tournament schedule and information for the Men's, Women's, Boy's and Girls Winmau World Masters Read More
Lakeside World Professional Qualifiers Schedule and Information
Full Tournament Schedule and information for Men's and Ladie's Lakeside World Professional Qualifiers Read More
Winmau World Masters Tickets Now Available
The 44th Winmau World Masters returns to Bridlington Spa Monday 25th September to Thursday 28th and tickets are now on sale. The 4 days will see the best men, women, boys, girls and disability players showcase their dart skills on one of the biggest stages of all. The week will be rounded off by the Lakeside World Professional Play-offs. Read More
FALLON SHERROCK QUALIFIES AS AUTOMATIC SEED FOR WINMAU WORLD MASTERS
The 2015 World Championship runner-up, Fallon Sherrock, has qualified as one of the eight seeded players at the Winmau World Masters later this month following Dutch player Sharon Prins’ withdrawal from the tournament. Sherrock was placed ninth in the BDO women’s rankings at the September 11th cut-off date and therefore outside the automatic qualification places. However, commitments to the Dutch World Cup team and family, means Prins is no longer able to compete at the tournament Read More
The Race to the 44th Winmau World Masters Reaches its Climax
The finest players from within the BDO/WDF system have been fighting month after month, travelling thousands of miles in their quest to pick up qualifying points at events all over the globe, and now the best 16 men and 8 women have earned automatic, seeded qualification for the 44th Winmau World Masters. Read More
BDO British Open & Winmau British Classic
BDO Lakeside World Champion Glen Durrant will be heading to The Spa, Bridlington over the weekend of the 22nd to 24th September 2017 to defend his Winmau British Classic title. The Classic will run alongside one of the BDO’s flagship events, The British Open. Now in its 43rd year, its one of the longest running events in the history of the sport.Read More
SWEDISH OPEN SHAKES UP THE RACE TO QUALIFY FOR THE WINMAU WORLD MASTERS
We’re a month away from the 44th Winmau World Masters and with competition heating up for the automatic qualifier places – 16 for the Men and 4 for the Women – we’re taking a look at who’s in and who’s out of the BDO ranking tables in the second of our ‘Race to the Winmau World Masters’ series. Players have until September 11 to secure their automatic seeded place in the world’s longest running darts major, which takes place at The Bridlington Spa, September 25 to 27. The world’s best players will compete for five World Masters titles in Men’s, Ladies, Boys, Girls and Disability events. Read More
The ticket prices for the 2018 BDO Lakeside World Professional Championships are set by Lakeside themselves every year and the BDO has no control over them. Lakeside tickets can only be obtained by going to their website and booking online, the web address is: www.lakesideworlddarts.co.uk
ACCOLADE OF INTEGRITY FOR THE SPORT OF DARTS
The Sport of Darts in the UK has been given a fitting endorsement of its wholesome reputation by virtue of an independent poll carried out in June 2017 of 2000 members of the general public that gave our sport pride of place in the UK Sports Integrity index as commissioned by Portland Communications which surveyed the top 12 professional sports in the UK i.e. Darts, Snooker, Golf: Rugby Union: Cricket: Tennis: Rugby League: Horse Racing: Cycling: Athletics: Boxing: Football. The survey covered four age categories ranging from18 to 54 years of age After this assessment Portland Communications issued the following statement: “Darts is perceived to have the highest overall level of integrity of the top 12 professional sports in the UK due to the perceived likelihood of players using performance enhancing drugs or the sport being involved in cover ups and scandals” The BDO and all Darts bodies in the UK together their players should be deservedly proud of such an accolade that serves to prove what we have known all along ‘Darts people are the nicest people!!!To see the full report visit
New players added to the Finder Darts Masters 2017
Three more players have been added to the Finder Darts Masters 2017 player list. These three players qualified through the Champions League of Darts tournament , a special event that allows players of member organisation of the Dutch Darts Bond to play for a place at the Finder Darts Masters Read More
PRESS RELEASE FINDER DARTS MASTERS 2017
The Finder Darts Masters rankings are now completed, with the results of th Antwerp Open, held last Saturday, 12th August, all the events building the Finder Darts Masters ranking are played. Based on this ranking, 16 men and 2 ladies will receive an invtation to play in the Finder Darts Masters held 8/9/10th December at Hotel Zuiderduin, Egmond aan Zee. Read More
WINMAU Salou International Open -CANCELLED-
Catalonia Darts Federation have informed the BDO of the cancellation of the “Winmau Salou International” which was to be held on 20 / 21 October 2017 they have reported the cancellation of the event due to venue problems. The Catalonia Darts Federation considering the following problems; • There is no time to look for another suitable venue • Low Entries • Also considered that other darts tournaments being held on the same weekend, They have decided that, the best option is to cancel and to postpone this tournament to a future date. Catalonia Darts Federation have apologies for any inconveniences that this may have caused to players and officials
Swedish Open 2017
This year, Swedish Open has once again been given A rank status by BDO, this means that players have the opportunity to gain even more BDO ranking points It also means the total prize pool has increased. This year we are also very proud to announce continued collaboration with the Ladies Darts Organization, and for the third time we will hold an LDO event, on Friday the 18th of August.Swedish Open 2017 Ladies Draw
Swedish Open 2017 Men's Draw
Scottish Classic 2017
Scottish Darts Association are taking entries for this year’s Winmau Scottish Classic, designated a category D BDO invitational event for both ladies & men and a also giving a chance to qualify for the Winmau World Masters. The competition is open to all with the exception of players who have played in the PDC Players Championship 2017. The tournament will be held at the Glenrothes Recreation & Social Club, North Street Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 1EB on Sunday 20th August 2017. The men’s champion will receive £500 while the ladies winner will take home £250. The first stage of this event will be played on a round robin basis in small groups, the number of groups dependant on the number of entries, from which the winner will qualify and go into a second round draw using a normal bracket system. As the early round is on a round robin basis the entry is restricted to 128 men and 64 ladies so it would be advisable to get those entries in sooner than later. To enter just go to the SDA website, www.sdadarts.com , and follow the instructions. If anyone has any problems with entry contact John Smith on 07751986500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. When entering online you do not need a Paypal account, when Paypal Checkout has loaded, click/tap "Checkout as Guest" and choose another method. Entry fee is £15 for the mens event and £10 for the ladies competition.SDA Classic 2017 Enter Online Now
PRESENTING THE 2017 FABULOUS TURKISH OPEN
The 2017 Turkish Open will take place at the 5 STAR ***** LIMAK LIMRA HOTEL in KIRIS nr ANTALYA. Only 415 Euros per person, ALL INCLUSIVE.