WDF Europe Cup Youth 2015

The WDF Europe Cup Youth will be played at the Vingsted Hotel and Conferance Centre, Bredsten Denmark on 8th – 11th July. The Complete Draw is available on the links below.

Boys Singles                    Boys Pairs                    Boys Team Round Robin

Girls Singles Round Robin                    Girls Pairs Round Robin



Lithuanian Open 2015 Live Online

“Lithuanian Open 2015″ semifinals and finals will be broacasted live online here: http://www.delfi.lt/video/sporto-tv/rungtynes/atviras-lietuvos-smiginio-cempionatas.d?id=67956208

From 19:20 on 16th of May

All the tables during the event will be posted – on http://www.dartsfederacija.lt/news.php



SPORTACCORD Sochi 2015

Kit McConnel IOC Sports Director and Bill Hatter Sochi SportAccord APRIL 2015WDF President Bill Hatter was in attendance at the 2015 SportAccord Convention in Sochi Russia this past weekend.

Bill met with IOC Sports Director Kit McConnell and has extended an invite for the IOC to attend the upcoming WDF World Cup In Turkey this October.

The IOC were invited to see for themselves the high level and quality of competition of Darts as a Sport that could be included as a recognised sport by the IOC.

Bill also attended many meetings as well as being present when Russian leader Vladimir Putin addressed the SportAccord General Assembly and the IOC members present.Vladimir Putin SportAccord Grneral Assembly April 2015

New IOC documentation will be received in the near future where the WDF can continue in our drive for IOC recognition for the sport of Darts. 

IOC President Thomas Bach was also in attendance who also addressed the SportAccord General Assembly in what was an exciting week for World Sports.

A full report of the meeting will be prepared for the WDF General Meeting in Turkey.



Three players qualify for Finder Darts Masters 2015

WinnersHalOpen2015PRESS RELEASE FINDER DARTS MASTERS: Egmond aan Zee, Tuesday the 24th of March 2015

Last Sunday, March the 22nd, in Venray the Netherlands he Hall Open Darts was played. One of the 16 international darts tournament in the Finder Darts Masters ranking (formerly Zuiderduin Masters). Through this ranking 16 men and 2 women can quailfy for this tournament this year played on 4, 5 and 6 December in Hotel Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee.

3 winners of the Hall Open Darts the promoters of the Finder Darts Masters invited to play the tournament. This applies to the winner of the men’s singles tournament, the winner of the women’s singles tournament and the winner of the singles tournament for boys.

Englishman Martin Adams won the final of the men’s tournament for the second time in a row. Impressively beat his compatriot Scott Waitesin three sets. Aileen de Graaf won the final of the women’s tournament and she comes back in to the Finder Darts Masters stage to compete for the title.

She lost the final of the Zuiderduin Masters 2014 to Anastasia Dobromyslova. Anastasia als will come to to Egmond aan Zee this Year because as the defending ladies champion is invited for the next edition. This also applies to the winner of the men’s tournament in 2014, the Englishman Jamie Hughes.

Youth Player Maikel Verbeek won the final of the tournament for boys and will make his debut on the wordl stage of the Finder Darts Masters in December.

Soon the website for the Finder Darts Masters will be launched and at that moment all details for the ticket and hotel packages are online.



BULL’S German Open & BULL’S German Darts Masters 2015

The entry for the BULL’S German Open + BULL’S German Darts Masters will close in two weeks on April 6th.

The BULL’S German Open is one of the biggest Darts tournaments in the World, ranked in WDF Category “M (Men)/1 Women)”, BDO Category “B” and points for the Finder Masters are also given.  Men’s, women’s, boys and girls singles will take place on Saturday, April 18th, while youth players are only allowed to play either in the adults or the youth competition.

For a second year the BULL’S German Darts Masters will take place on Sunday, April 19th. The BULL’S German Darts Masters will be played in men’s and women’s singles, youth players are allowed to participate at Sunday’s seniors competitions.Even with the BULL’S German Darts Masters points of the WDF (Category “M (Men)/2 (Women)”) and BDO (Category “B”) will be awarded.

The prize money is on Saturday and Sunday in both the men’s and the women’s equal.  The champions in the singles competitions will qualify for the Winmau World Masters 2015.

As seen in the earlier years the best players of the world compete in the BULL’S German Open and the BULL’S German Darts Masters.  More than 1500 dart players from all over the world will take part in Bochum, Ruhrarea, to win a total prize money of more than 19.000 EUR.

Some more information and also an online-registration are on the homepage www.bulls-germanopen.de.

Please issue the information on the homepage that is supervised by you.

Hope to see you at the BULL’S German Open 2015,

Kind regards,
Kai Westermeyer


Viele Grüße aus tief im Westen
Kai Westermeyer

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Jenkins and Silvan win Trakai Castle Cup 2015

winners

Mens Results Country   Womens Results Country
1. Russell Jenkins England   1. Lumi Silvan Finland
2. Arūnas Čiplys Lithuania   2. Kornelija Lušaitė Lithuania
3. Timo Kuosmanen Finland   3. Jekaterina Kuškova Lithuania
3. Dennis Watt Scotland   3. Kristīne Kuzmane Latvia
5. Richards Tomašitskis Latvia   5. Sandra Rimkevičiūtė Lithuania
5. Sebastian Mydlarz Poland   5. Renata Vaikutienė Lithuania
5. John Imrie England   5. Gabrielė Garbatavičiūtė Lithuania
5. Sigitas Vasylius Lithuania   5. Zeltite Strade Latvia
9. Gatis Lancers Latvia   9. Justyna Lutycz Poland
9. Gintaras Nagevičius Lithuania   9. Jurgita Šakienė Lithuania
9. Mindaugas Skarbalius Lithuania   9. Rūta Šereškova Lithuania
9. Mindaugas Barauskas Lithuania   9. Areta Kovaļevska Latvia
9. Ian Knight England   9. Eve Peterson Estonia
9. Tomas Šakys Lithuania   9. Ilva Kalniņa Latvia
9. Donatas Matijoška Lithuania   9. Asta Juknienė Lithuania
9. Nauris Gleglu Latvia   9. Irēna Bauze Latvia


World Darts Trophy Champions Geert De Vos comes to Venray

GeertDeVos_HalOpen2015Press Release: Henk Westerdaal

Geert De Vos, the Belgian darts player who in Manchester became BDO World Trophy champion comes to Venray in the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of March. In that weekend the new international darts event, the Hal Masters and the second Hal Open Darts are played in the Evenementenhal Venray on the Voorde 30 Venray. Of course in Venray Geert will try to obtain these international titles as well.

This weekend in both events beside men also ladies, boys and girls from across whole Europe will ‘battle’ for the title of the events. Every admirer of darts that weekend is welcome, there is no entry fee and also you can park your car for free.

More information of both events you fina at www.halopendarts.nl



WDF World Rankings Systems: 2014 Monetary Awards

The 2014 Awards have now been finalised for both senior and youth categories.

Name                   Country   Points     Award (USD)
MEN: WORLD
1: Alan Norris         Eng       1179       2000
2: Scott Mitchell      Eng       1103       1500
3: Martin Phillips     Wal       1063       1000
4: Darius Labanauskas  Lith      973        800
5: Jamie Hughes        Eng       944        600

MEN: EUROPE
1: Martin Adams        Eng       798        500
2: Jan Dekker          NL        780        300
3: Madars Razma        Lat       761        200

MEN: ASIA/PACIFIC
1: Craig Pullen        NZ        320        500
2: Mohd Nasir Jantan   Mal       278        300
3: James Bailey        Aus       253        200

MEN: AMERICAS
1: David Cameron       Can       408        500
2: Jeff Smith          Can       254        300
3: Leonard Gates       USA       222        200

WOMEN: WORLD
1: Deta Hedman         Eng       1940       2000
2: Anastasia Dobromyslova RUS    1596       1500
3: Aileen de Graaf     NL        1432       1000
4: Irina Armstrong     Ger       1006       800
5: Zoe Jones           Eng       916        600

WOMEN: EUROPE
1: Lorraine Winstanley Eng       914        500
2: Rachel Brooks       Eng       788        300
3: Danielle Ijpelaar   NL        757        200

WOMEN: ASIA/PACIFIC
1: Corrine Hammond     Aus       390        500
2: Tina Osbourne       NZ        306        200
3: Sha Hohipa          NZ        294        200

WOMEN: AMERICAS
1: Maria Mason         Can       375        500
2: Sandy Hudson        USA       331        300
3: Joanne Luke         Can       276        200

The WDF Youth Player Awards for 2014 are as follows:

Name                   Country   Points     Award (USD
BOYS: EUROPE
1: Colin Roelofs       NL        420        500
2: Jaimy van Bavel     NL        310        300
3: Mike van Duivenbode NL        220        200

BOYS: ASIA/PACIFIC
1: Maira Kumashiro     Jap       40         500
2: Jackson Wilson Young Aus      30         83
2: Jordon Ford         Aus       30         83
2: Kody Dodds-Watson   Aus       30         83
2: Matthew Francois    Aus       30         83
2: Samuel Klung        Aus       30         83
2: Tomoya Furuse       Aus       30         83

BOYS: AMERICAS
1: Steven Wilcox       Can       140        500
2: Connor Schlebach    USA       60         300
3: Dan Robbins         USA       50         200

GIRLS: EUROPE
1: Shauni Wastijn      Bel       190        500
2: Kyana Frauenfelder  NL        185        300
3: Anastasia Suvorova  Rus       130        200

GIRLS: ASIA/PACIFIC
1: Tori Kewish         Aus       40         500
2: Angela Clarke       Aus       20         250
2: Kassandra Lee       Aus       20         250

GIRLS: AMERICAS
1: Kayla Thompson      Can       60         500
2: Raina Burke         Can       55         300
3: Kerena Reese        USA       25         200

All youth award winners will also be entitled to entry into the Winmau World Youth Masters providing that they meet the entry criteria for the event. Entries to the Winmau World Masters should be made by the member country and sent directly to the BDO.

* In addition to the monetary awards all Area Winners will also receive a set of darts, extra flights and a playing shirt of their choice from our sponsor “Bulls Darts”.

** In addition to the monetary awards all Second placed players will receive a set of darts of their choice from our sponsor “Bulls Darts”.

*** In addition to the monetary awards all Third placed players will receive a playing shirt of their choice from our sponsor “Bulls Darts”.

With kind regards
Roy Price
WDF Tournament Director



Results of the first day of the Zuiderduin Masters 2014

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Updates of the event are done frequently on the website of the Zuiderduin Masters, www.zuiderduinmasters.nl
For more information visit our website.

 

Results of the first day of the Zuiderduin Masters 2014

Tonight the first matches of the Zuiderduin Masters 2014 are played. In the Zuiderduin Masters 2014 event 24 men, 6 ladies and 6 youth players participate and each players is in the top of the national and international darts scene.

The mens event starts with 8 groups of three players and in each group a seeded player ( a total of 8 seeded players ) is group head. According the system of the event the non seeded players of each group start to play their matches on the Friday evening.

The seeded players play their first matches on Saturday afternoon. The play the players who lost his first match on Friday evening. Later that day in the evening session the seeded player of a group plays the winner of the Friday evening match. At the end the 8 best players of a group remain an will play the quarter finals starting on Sunday afternoon the 7th of December. After the quarter finals on Sunday also the semi finals and final of the mens event are on the program.

The ladies event has the same format as the men only in this event we have two groups of three lplayers and the winner of each group plays the ladies final on Sunday the 7th of December.

No seeding for the youth event . Here the first player in the draw for a groop becomes group head and will play his matches on Saturday. The other two in a group will play on Friday and the winner of the group plays the youth final on Sunday in between the quarter finals and semi finals men.

Results of Friday the 5th of December:

GROUP

PLAYER 1

PLAYER 2

RESULT

E

Ross Montgomery (Sco)

Alan Norris (Eng)

5

2

Ladies A

Sharon Prins (Neth)

Fallon Sherrock (Eng)

4

3

C

Madars Razma (Lat)

Jamie Hughes (Eng)

4

5

Youth B

Mike v Duivenbode (Neth)

Lorenzo Schmelcher (Bel)

4

0

D

Michel van der Horst (Neth)

Scott Waites (Eng)

5

4

Youth A

Niels Zonneveld (Neth)

Callan Rydz (Eng)

1

4

G

Ted Hankey (Eng)

Richard Veenstra (Neth)

5

3

A

Willem Mandigers (Neth)

Darryl Fitton (Eng)

2

5

 

Continue results Friday

       

GROUP

PLAYER 1

PLAYER 2

RESULT

Ladies B

Deta Hedman (Eng)

Ann Louise Peters (Den)

4

2

B

Co Stompé (Neth)

Yordi Meeuwisse (Neth)

2

5

H

James Wilson (Eng)

Martin Phillips (Wal)

3

5

F

Remco van Eijden (Neth)

Jeffrey de Graaf (Neth)

5

3

The players who lost the first match play the seeded player in thids order:

Matches for Saturday afternoon – 6 December:

GROUP

PLAYER 1

PLAYER 2

 

E

Rick Hofstra (Neth) – (3)

Alan Norris (Eng)

   

Ladies A

Aileen de Graaf (Net) – (1)

Fallon Sherrock (Eng)

   

C

Jan Dekker (Neth) – (5)

Madars Razma (Lat)

   

Youth B

Justin van Tergouw (Neth)

Lorenzo Scmelcher (Bel)

   

D

Scott Mitchell (Eng) – (4)

Scott Waites (Eng)

   

Youth A

Colin Roelofs (Neth)

Niels Zonneveld (Neth)

   

G

Gary Robson (Eng) – (7)

Richard Veenstra (Neth)

   

A

Wesley Harms (Neth) – (1)

Willem Mandigers (Neth)

   

Ladies B

Anastasia Dobromyslova (Rus) – (2)

Ann Louise Peters (Den)

   

B

Tony O’Shea (Eng) – (8)

Co Stompé (Neth)

   

H

Martin Adams (Eng) – (2)

James Wilson (Eng)

   

F

Geert De Vos (Bel) – (6)

Jeffrey de Graaf (Neth)

   

The last matches of the group Round Robin are played on Saturday evening. After these matches we know the names of the players qualified for the quarter finals. These matches start on Sunday afternoon the 7th of December. According the seeding the winner of group A plays the winner of group B. The winner of group C plays winner of group D and the best player of group E meats the winner of group F in the quarter finals. And last but not least group G winner plays the winner of group H.

Saturday evenig matches:

GROUP

PLAYER 1

PLAYER 2

 

E

Rick Hofstra (Neth) – (3)

Ross Montgomery (Sco)

   

Ladies A

Aileen de Graaf (Neth) – (1)

Sharon Prins (Neth)

   

C

Jan Dekker (Neth) – (5)

Jamie Hughes (Eng)

   

Youth B

Justin van Tergouw (Neth)

Mike v Duivenbode (Neth)

   

D

Scott Mitchell (Eng) – (4)

Michel van der Horst (Ned)

   

Youth A

Colin Roelofs (Neth)

Callan Rydz (Eng)

   

G

Gary Robson (Eng) – (7)

Ted Hankey (Eng)

   

A

Wesley Harms (Neth) – (1)

Darryl Fitton (Eng)

   

Ladies B

Anastasia Dobromyslova (Rus) – (2)

Deta Hedman (Eng)

   

B

Tony O’Shea (Eng) – (8)

Yordi Meeuwisse (Neth)

   

H

Martin Adams (Eng) – (2)

Martin Phillips (Wal)

   

F

Geert De Vos (Bel) – (6)

Remco van Eijden (Neth)

   

 



Tournaments in Finder Darts Masters announced

PRESSRELEASE: Egmond aan Zee, 18th of November 2014

The Finder Darts Masters, the new name for the Zuiderduin Masters will invite players for the event in 2015 based on the Zuiderduin Masters rankings.  The rankings, started on the 30th of August 2014 and ending the 31st of August of 2015 are build with the next 16 events of the international darts circuit.

2014

1. French Open 30-31 August
2. Luxembourg Open 3-5 October
3. Tops of Ghent 18-19 October
4. Zceh Open 22 November
5. Sunparks Masters 23 November
6. Zuiderduin Masters 5-7 December

 

2015

7. BDO Lakeside World Pro 3-11 January
8. Dutch Open 31 January – 1 February
9. Scottish Open 13-15 February
10. Hal Open 21 March
11. Hal Masters 22 March
12. German Open 17-19 April
13. Welsh Open 15-17 May
14. England Open 19-21 June
15. Belgium Open August
16. Antwerp Open August

 

Three of the events already are played and the results soon will be added to the new rankigs  For so long the rankings are publiced on the website of the Zuiderduin Masters, www.zuiderduinmasters.nl till the website for the Finder Darts Masters is put on line.

For more information about the Zuiderduin Masters 2014, played from 5 till 7 December see also this website



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