Remco van Eijden en James Hurrell receive first t two wildcards for Finder Darts Masters 2015

FDMWildcards_2015PRESS RELEASE FINDER DARTS MASTERS 2015: Egmond aan Zee, Tuesday the 22nd of september 2015

Today, the organization of the Finder Darts Masters announced the first names of players who received a wildcard to participate in the international Finder Darts Masters tournament that starts the 4th of December at Hotel Zuiderduin , Egmond aan Zee.

The first wildcard went to ‘Zaankanter’ Remco van Eijden. Remco this year just missed direct qualification . He ended as the number 17th in the Finder Darts Masters rankings, and only the first 16 players qualify directly based on these rankings.

For years Remco compete among the the best group of international players and is also ranked high in the world ranking of the BDO. A player who deservers to play on the world stage of the Finder Darts Masters and therefore received the first wildcard.

The second wildcard goes to James Hurrell from Moreton in Marsh England. James, was the runner-up of the Romanian Classic and the Swiss Open. He is the number 26 of the BDO rankings, and also finished just outside the top 16 of the Finder Darts Masters ranking for 2015.

His selection for the England National team and several other good results in the international circuit attracted the attention of the organization and they made it possible for him to make his debut on the big stage of the Finder Darts Masters with a wildcard

Ticket sales for the Finder Darts Masters has started, and also for the upcoming event there are attractive hotel packages available. At this tournament you will see compete the 24 best men, six ladies and six best youth players from the national and international darts circuit. Information about tickets, passe partout, hotel bookings and the tournament can be found at:

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Reminder: Registration for the NDB Grand Slam of Darts Qualifiers is open!

Don’t forget to register for the NDB Grand Slam of Darts Qualifiers if you want to have a chance to play live on Sky Sports against Phil Taylor, Michael van Gerwen or Gary Anderson? Almost a hundred darts players have registered already. You can register until Wednesday 14th of October. Don’t miss this unique opportunity!

Who can participate?

  • Only players from European countries are eligible to play in this tournament excluding the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
  • Players need to be 16 years of age on October 18, 2015. Players who have a Pro Tour card or ‘Tour Card holders’ and ‘ PDPA Associate Members (participants in Q-School or players with an ‘associate membership’) are not eligible to play. The BDO and the NDB have received a list of those players.

How can you register? Registration is possible by filling in the form that you can find here.   What is there to win? Two players will qualify for the ‘Singha Beer Grand Slam of Darts 2015’ which will take place from 7/15 November in the ‘Wolverhampton Civic Hall’ in England. The ‘Singha Beer Grand Slam of Darts is a lucrative tournament. Last year this prestigious tournament had a total prize money of no less than 400.000 pounds.

Where and when? The qualifying tournament will take place on October 18th in the NH Conference Centre Koningshof in Veldhoven. Exact times depend on the number of entries and will be announced in a later stage. The qualifying tournament will start in the morning and we aim to announce the winners in the early evening. For spectators, the entrance is free.

Address and route location: Hotel NH Conference Centre Koningshof | Locht 117 | 5504 RM Veldhoven | The Netherlands

Other information More information can be found on the tournament page on our website:

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Caldwell and Hohipa win Auckland Open

Mens Results Country   Womens Results Country
1. Craig Caldwell NZ   1. Sha Hohipa NZ
2. Mark Cleaver NZ   2. Jo Steed NZ
3. John Kelly NZ   3. Tina Osborne NZ
3. Cody Harris NZ   3. Malia Ioane NZ
5. Mick Lacey NZ   5. Judy Fenton NZ
5. Aaron Cooper NZ   5. Desi Mercer NZ
5. Josh Roberts NZ   5. Colleen Curreen NZ
5. Steve Gooch NZ   5. Verena Cleaver NZ
9. Shane Hori NZ   9. Piki Morrison NZ
9. Frank Speight NZ   9. Jo Kinita NZ
9. Brian Steed NZ   9. Lorraine Pike NZ
9. Sonny Harris NZ   9. Kayleen Ngare NZ
9. Louis Kunz NZ   9. Marilyn Waitere NZ
9. Darren Herewini NZ   9. Taylor-Marsh Kahaki NZ
9. Lou Tai NZ   9. Mata Tuao  
9. Cyndric Joyce          
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Imrie and Lavrentjeva win Baltic Cup 2015

Mens Results Country Womens Results Country
1. John Imrie Scotland 1. Sarmīte Lavrentjeva Latvia
2. Dennis Watt Scotland 2. Liza Pugina Russia
3. Mindaugas Barauskas Lithuania 3. Kristīne Kuzmane Latvia
3. Meelis Aule Estonia 3. Linda Nilsson Sweden
5. Aigars Strēlis Latvia 5. Katya Gordeeva Belarus
5. Stefan Olsson Sweden 5. Olita Simaško Latvia
5. Aleksandr Oreshkin Russia 5. Ieva Brikmane-Buklovska Latvia
5. Boris Koltsov Russia 5. Marina Shershukova Russia
9. Ingus Trušinskis Latvia 9. Sofia De La Prada Sweden
9. Peter Sajwani Sweden 9. Anastasiia Shtareva Russia
9. Toomas Tammaru Estonia 9. Olga Abramova Russia
9. Mindaugas Skarbalius Lithuania 9. Ilva Kalniņa Latvia
9. Rūdolfs Mežeckis Latvia 9. Tiina Aule Estonia
9. Tõnu Adamson Estonia 9. Tatiana Novikova Russia
9. Guntars Stipins Latvia 9. Irēna Bauze Latvia
9. Tarmo Pütsepp Estonia 9. Areta Kovaļevska Latvia
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Zuiderduin signs contract with RTV Noord Holland for live registration Finder Darts Masters

Contractondet_ZuiderduinPRESSRELEASE FINDER DARTS MASTERS 2015: Egmond aan Zee, Wednesday the 16th of September 2015

Today Zuiderduin and RTV NH signed a contract in which they confirm a three-year media partnership to broadcast the international Finder Darts Masters tournament. In addition, also Zuiderduin signed a sponsorship contract between Zuiderduin and Finder. 

Concluding the agreements dartsplayer Wesley Harms played an exhibition match with RTV NH Mr. Ger Welbers and Mr. Eijsink Martin, director of Finder. Wesley Harms at the moment is at the first position of the Finder Darts Masters rankings.

Ger Welbers, commercial director of RTV NH said :   “For RTV NH’s this new three-year contract, is the crown on our warm relationship with Zuiderduin. Our ambition is to connect ‘Noord Hollanders’ with each other and with our media company. This media partnership fits into our vision. Finder Darts Masters is an attractive international sporting event reaching a wide audience. The place to be for RTV NH. “

Martin Eijsink, director Finder reaction:  “Since 2008 Finder is conected to the Zuiderduin Masters as sponsor. The Zuiderduin Masters,the biggest darts tournament in the Netherlands, which was broadcast on television. Due to the many positive responses we received over the years from our customers and employees, in consultation with Zuiderduin we decided to become the main sponsor of the Masters for the next 3 upcoming years. The perfect connection to our company vision and new slogan ; ‘Finder, switch to the future’.

We are proud the first edition of the Finder Darts Masters in December of this year will be broadcast live on RTV Noord-Holland. “

Rith Groot, director Zuiderduin said:  “In 2001 was our first contact with. That year for the first time this major darts tournament took place at our hotel. In that time known as Doeland Grand Masters. It proved to be an excellent addition to the events in our hotel. After several years, the main sponsor resigned.

In 2007 Hotel Zuiderduin became the main sponsor of the event and in the same year the first Zuiderduin Masters was played.  In that period, no darts was broadcast on television, so we got in touch with RTV Noord-Holland. 

The tournament was broadcast live for three days and and turned out to be very succsful as well as for our hotel as RTV NH. RTV Noord-Holland,so far broadcast the event eight years in a row and our cooperation webcast live and collaboration still is very successful. The next edition starting the 4th of December 2015 with the final on Sunday the 6th of December will go under the name Finder Darts Masters, the new main sponsor, with undoubtedly the same success .

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More World Cup Teams announced


Men: Mürsel Yavuz – Utku Karaca – Gökhan Ulusoy – Umİt Uygunsözlü

Women: Şennur Yaşli – Rabİa Uslu – Ayça Özman – Emİne Erkan

Boys: Enes Ekrem Eşer – Halİl Aytuğ Katiranci  Girls: Emİne Dursan – Beyza Gültekİn


Men: Hossein Arabi Karasgani – Mansoor Mohajjelin – Abbas Samei – Seyed Hossein Pishvaei

Women: Sonya Jorjany Gharghy – Sajedeh Ahmadi – Mona Farhang Falah – Narges Heidari

Boys: Amir Madhi Aminigilvan – Amir Mohammad Jandaghi

Girls: Deniz Hashtbaran – Nasim Aminparsa


Men: Amin Aimuaemwonsa – Joshua T Orngu – Esosa I Idumariaye – Eric S Gaya

Women: Member Orban – Hannatu James – Patricia John – Onajite Onuyoh


Men: Michal Šmejda – Štefan Lutišan – Petr Rouč – Tomáš Červinka

Women: Dagmar Komorová – Hana Bělobrádková – Jitka Císařová – Jana Kaňovská

Boys: Marek Nečas – Martin Hochman  Girls: Barbora Hospodářska – Veronika Andrasová


Men: Mogens Christensen – Ulrich Meyn – Brian Løkken – Lars Helsinghof

Women: Sofie Jahn Bendorff – Ann Louise Peters – Janni Larsen – Berit Schouw

Boys: Nicolai Rasmussen – Andreas Bergø  Girls: Samantha Krop – Michelle Lindhardt


Men: Darran Laker – Antony Lopez – Takahasi Shimidzu – Justin Broton


Men: Gábor Takács – Zoltán Mester – József Rucska – Patrik Kovacs

Women: Veronika Ihász – Nóra Fekete – Viktória Kiss – Nikolett Wachter

Boys: Tamás Kocsis – György Vörösházi  Girls: Vivien Czipó – Kitti Neumajer


Men: Thorgeir Gudmundsson – Throsdur Ingimarsson – Hallgrimur Egilsson – Vitor Charrua

Women: Petrea Fridriksdottir- Johanna Bergsdottir- Maria Johannesdottir- Elinborg Bjornsdottir


Men: Arnab Raha – Devesh Shrivastava – Ranji Saha – Chirag Kapoor

Women: Jolly Chandra – Vijaya Tecksingani – Aneesha Mehta – Manisha Shrivastava


Men: Daniele Sergi – Patrick Susanna – Andrea Contino – Stefano Tomassetti

Women: Giada Ciofi – Samantha Piccolo – Michela Michelini – Talita Biagetti


Men: Phil Speak – Craig Quemard – Stuart Moon – Mark Buckingham


Men: Wesley Harms – Richard Veenstra – Rick Hofstra – Danny Noppert

Women: Anca Zijlstra – Rilana Erades – Karin Krappen – Carla Molema

Boys: Maikel Verberk – Justin van Tergouw  Girls: Kyana Frauenfelder – Layla Brussel


Men: David Concannon – Benny Grace – Seam McGowan – David O’Connor

Women: Robyn Byrne – Veronica Skeffington – Catherine Flemming – Caroline Breen

Boys: Mark Connolly – Brendan Casey  Girls: Leah Fox – Jamie O’Connor


Men: Ross Montgomery – Alan Soutar – Stevie Plank – Steve Ritchie

Women: Frances Lawson – Louise Hepburn – Kate Smith – Lynn Cowan

Boys: Craig Johnston – Liam Mitchell – Girls: Rebecca Graham – Gayle Maxwell


Men: Richard Cedeno – Richard Lee Chong – Glennon Foncette – Kearn Samuels


Men: Larry Butler – Tom Sawyer – Joe Huffman – Jerry Van Loan

Women: Cali West – Paula Murphy – Lisa Ayers – Bette Cunningham


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Champions League of Darts champions qualify for Finder Darts Masters 2015

findermastersqualifiersThe play of for the Champions League of Darts was played on Saturday the 29th of August in hotel Zuiderduin Egmond aan Zee . A total of 161 players all members of the Nederlandse Darts Bond succeeded to enter this event to play for tickets to play on the Finder Darts Masters stage and/or Winmau World Masters.

The new CLoD 2015 men, women and boys over 14 champions receive an invitation to play the Finder Darts Masters and the Winmau World Masters in Hull England. The CLoD 2015 girls champion wins a ticket to play the Winmau World Masters.

For the CLoD champion boys under 14 the promotors of the Finder Darts Masters presented a VIP package to visit the event in december where he is allowed to meet the players in the VIP room.

Danny Noppert won the final of the mens event and now returns to the world stage of the Finder Darts Masters on Friday the 4th of December. In a high standard final Danny won in two sets from Wouter Rietveld .

Sharon Prins returns to the Finder Darts Masters stage after winning the final of the ladies event for the third time in a row. Sharon won 4-2 from Anca Zijlstra after a very nervous start.

Geert Nentjes is the new face of the Finder Darts Masters Youth event. He won an exciting final against the talented Wesley Hurrebrink. Big scores and precision shots on the doubles of Geert brought him a 4-2 vicotry and a ticket for the Finder Darts Masters and Winmau World Masters.

Priscilla Steenbergen meber of the DSWM won the ticket for the Winmau World Masters. After 4 legs she and her opponnent Lerena Rietbergen each had to legs and in the last deciding leg Priscilla stayed calm and took the winning leg for her debut at the Winmau.

Lars Plaisier was over the moon as winner of the boys under 14 tourmanent. He white washed Anthony Moes who on his way to the final produced an 170 finish. Lars now comes over to Egmond aan Zee to have an excting weekend as VIP of the Finder Darts Masters.

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Reynolds and Sherrock win International French Open. Levy Frauenfelder takes the youth title.

Mens Results Country   Womens Results Country
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1. Dean Reynolds Wales   1. Fallon Sherrock England
2. Ryan De Vreede Netherlands   2. Deta Hedman England
3. Razma Madars Latvia   3. Ann Louise Peters Denmark
3. Philip Blackwell England   3. Aileen De Graaf Netherlands
5. Martin Phillips Wales   5. Nathalie Gauchard France
5. Sven Wens Belgium   5. Casey Gallagher England
5. Paul Boulton England   5. Maggie Sutton England
5. James Hurrell EngLand   5. Carole Frison France
9. Barry Zander Netherlands   9. Jennifer Montaille France
9. Matthew Medhurst Netherlands   9. Heather Lodge Wales
9. Sam Hewson England   9. Evelyne Roossens Belgium
9. Stefaan Deprez Belgium   9. Marjolein Bunk Netherlands
9. Paul Brown Nothern Ireland   9. Cindy Deboeck Belgium
9. Franck Ollier France   9. Fanny Heroguet France
9. Brian Raman Belgium   9. Francine Piepers Belgium
9. Marnix De Beer Netherlands   9. Dominika Kopkasova Slovakia
Youth Results Country      
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1. Levy Frauenfelder Netherlands        
2. Owen Roelofs Netherlands        
3. Maikel Verberk Netherlands        
3. Jerry Kaldenberg Netherlands        
5. Dylan Van Beers Netherlands        
5. Lorenzo Schmelcher Belgium        
5. Ruben Mesters Netherlands        
5. Sylvano De Bie Netherlands        
  Jimmy Jonker Netherlands        
  Bryan Synders Belgium        
  Sven Clauwaert Belgium        
  Bailo Seghier France        
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Latest World Cup Team Announcements


Men:  Glen Durrant – Jamie Hughes – Mark McGeeney – Scott Mitchell

Women:  Deta Hedman – Lisa Ashton – Claire Brookin – Fallon Sherrock

Boys:  Chris Gower – Daniel Perry  Girls:  Danielle Ashton – Chelsea Williamson


Men:  Marko Puls – Benny Sensenschmidt – Frank Gansen – Martin Schindler

Women:  Irina Armstrong – Steffi Lück – Anne Willkomm – Steffi Zwitkowitsch

Boys:  Nico Schlund – Kevin Troppmann  Girls:  Christina Schuler – Nina Puls


Men:  Darius Labanauskas – Arunas Ciplys – Sigitas Vasylius – Gintaras Tumenas

Women:  Kornelija Lusaite – Sandra Rimkeviciute – Renata Vaikutiene – Asta Jukniene


Men:  Adrian Frim – Alexandru Stoian – Paul Agiu – Mihai Ionas

Women:  Oana Birsan – Andreea Constantinescu – Oana Cimpoca – Daniela Comeaga


Men:  Boris Koltsov – Nikolay Mikhalin – Anton Kolesov – Alexander Akutov

Women:  Marina Lapina – Olga Romanova – Marina Kononova – Natalia Fefilova

Boys:  Mikhail Kuritcin – Nikita Zheltonosov  Girls:  Veronika Koroleva – Anastasia Suvorova

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Novi Sad Open has been cancelled for 2015

The Darts Federation of Serbia has notified the WDF that they will be cancelling the 2015 Novi Sad Open.  They are looking to have the first open in 2016.

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