It’s an all too familiar story for Peter Wright as agonising wait for a first TV final win against Michael van Gerwen goes on but he will come back again

The head-to-head record going into last night's Champions League of Darts final between Peter Wright and Michael van Gerwen made for rather one-sided reading. The two rivals, whose first competitive meeting in the PDC dates back to the early months of 2009, were facing off for the 78th time. Van Gerwen had come out on … Continue reading It’s an all too familiar story for Peter Wright as agonising wait for a first TV final win against Michael van Gerwen goes on but he will come back again

The debate on the BDO’s picks is over for another year, but the conversation shows just how important their place still is in the Grand Slam

After months of speculation, the British Darts Organisation’s eight picks for this year’s Grand Slam of Darts have been confirmed. The cross-code tournament, which has been held every November in Wolverhampton since 2007, pits the best of the PDC against the best of the BDO. It’s a one-off event, unique in its criteria in including … Continue reading The debate on the BDO’s picks is over for another year, but the conversation shows just how important their place still is in the Grand Slam

The Weekly Dartscast sponsored by Double Trouble Gin Episode 124 with Matthew Edgar, Dan Dawson, World Grand Prix Review, ProTour and Champions League Previews and more

We're back with episode 124 of the Weekly Dartscast! Co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt are joined by special guests Matthew Edgar and Dan Dawson on this week's show! On this week's podcast, Alex and Burton start by reviewing the World Grand Prix. Michael van Gerwen retained the double-start title for the first time, beating … Continue reading The Weekly Dartscast sponsored by Double Trouble Gin Episode 124 with Matthew Edgar, Dan Dawson, World Grand Prix Review, ProTour and Champions League Previews and more

Mervyn King was dethroned from the top a long time ago, but reaching consecutive major quarter-finals shows he can still threaten to regain the crown

Never write off Mervyn King. If the darts in 2019 has taught us anything, it is that at 53 years of age, there is still plenty of life left in the career of the King. These days, hitting the 50 mark for the players at the top of the game tends to bring with it … Continue reading Mervyn King was dethroned from the top a long time ago, but reaching consecutive major quarter-finals shows he can still threaten to regain the crown

Glen Durrant loves to be a front runner, but comeback win against Krzysztof Ratajski displayed battling qualities he will need to win first PDC major at the World Grand Prix

By his own admission, Glen Durrant is his own worst critic. To run off six out of eight legs, and hit 6/9 on the finishing doubles, to knock out one of the in-form players in Krzysztof  Ratajski, and after coming from a set behind, to win on your World Grand Prix debut, deserves some recognition. … Continue reading Glen Durrant loves to be a front runner, but comeback win against Krzysztof Ratajski displayed battling qualities he will need to win first PDC major at the World Grand Prix

Michael van Gerwen comes through first-round lottery and is now battle-tested for latest attempt at back-to-back World Grand Prix titles

This was not Michael van Gerwen firing on all cylinders. This was not one of those big first-round statement wins, where the world number one has wiped the floor with his opponent in double-quick time without breaking a sweat. Van Gerwen was made to work last night in the opening assignment of his 2019 World … Continue reading Michael van Gerwen comes through first-round lottery and is now battle-tested for latest attempt at back-to-back World Grand Prix titles

PDC World Grand Prix 2019: Darts experts make their predictions

Who will win the final? Who will be the player to watch? Which seeds are most in danger of going out in the first round? A host of darts journalists, pundits and commentators tackle these and other questions on the eve of the 2019 PDC World Grand Prix. Who will reach the final – and … Continue reading PDC World Grand Prix 2019: Darts experts make their predictions