Lakeside to be increased to 40 men and 16 women

The 2014 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships will be played from Saturday, January 4th to Sunday, January 12th, 2014 and will be bigger and better than ever! The largest ever field of 40 Men and 16 Women will be competing for the most prestigious titles in World Darts. The first three World Professional Championships from 1978 to 1980 were contested by  just 16 Men, but from 1981 to 2013 the…

January 28, 2013
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ESPN and BBC collaborate for complete coverage of Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships

ESPN has reached agreement with BBC Sport and the BDO for the two broadcasters to share coverage of the 2013 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships. The BBC will screen exclusively live coverage of the afternoon sessions of the tournament over the opening weekend of January 5th and 6th 2013. There will be extended BBC afternoon highlights from Monday, January 7th to Friday, January 11th, plus late-night highlights on BBC Two…

November 7, 2012
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BDO’S 4Oth anniversary celebration to be launched at Lakeside 2013

The 40th Anniversary Year of the British Darts Organisation (1973-2013) will be launched  in style with the staging of the 2013 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships at Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey from Saturday, January 5th to Sunday, January 13th, 2013. And the BDO’s website Home Page features a video (courtesy if IMG Sports Media and the BBC) illustrating the unique and entertaining sights and sounds of the 2012…

October 24, 2012
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World Championship Fantasy Darts: UPDATE

MARTIN PHILLIPS AND DETA HEDMAN ARE THE EARLY FRONT RUNNERS There has been huge interest In the World Championship Fantasy Darts game, with Martin Phillips emerging as the early No.1 choice of those who have already chosen their Fantasy Darts Teams of players competing in the 2012 Lakeside World Championship . The Welsh left-hander is the first choice of 56.25% of those already taking part in the game, and making…

December 20, 2011
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World Championship Fantasy Darts for Lakeside 2012

For the very first time, darts fans will be able to take part in a World Championship Fantasy Darts game based on players competing in the 2012 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships. And there is a fantastic 7 NIGHT TRIP + £500 spending money for 2 people to LAS VEGAS for the eventual winner – PLUS daily prizes of Blade 4 dartboards used exclusively by the BDO at Lakeside 2012…

December 7, 2011
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2012 Lakeside World Professional: 1st Round Match Schedules

MEN (Best of 5 Sets) Saturday 7th January 2012 13.00 14.30 Ron Meulenkamp (16) (Netherlands) Martin Adams (1) (England) Gary Stone (Scotland) Scott Mitchell (England) 15.30 16.30 Tony O’Shea (8) (England) Ross Montgomery (9) (Scot) Steve West (Eng) Fabian Roosenbrand (Netherlands) 20.00 21.00 Robbie Green (4) (England) Gary Robson (5) (England) Darryl Fitton (England) Steve Douglas (England) Sunday 8th January 13.00 13.50 John Walton (7) (England) Willy van de Wiel…

November 26, 2011
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BBC & ESPN collaborate for complete coverage of the 2012 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships

The BDO and BBC Sport have reached an agreement with ESPN to provide live coverage of the 2012 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships. ESPN will broadcast both evening sessions of the opening weekend of January 7th and 8th, plus every weekday evening session from January 9th to 13th live and exclusively. Its coverage will also include the second Semi-Final exclusively live on Saturday, January 14th and highlights of the 2012…

November 3, 2011
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Martin & Deta are top seeds for Lakeside 2012

Martin Adams and  Deta Hedman are the No.1 Men’s and Women’s Seeds respectively for the 2012 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships. The 35th consecutive staging of the World Professional  Darts Championships on BBC TV will be played at  Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey from Saturday, January 7th to Sunday, January 15th, 2012. There will be comprehensive additional TV coverage on ESPN, Eurosport and Eurosport Asia 2012 MEN’S SEEDS: MARTIN…

October 16, 2011
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