Who is the best at darts?

July 23, 2019 Off By idswater

Who is the best at darts?

Darts: The 10 greatest players of all time

  • 8) John Part.
  • 7) Dennis Priestley.
  • 6) Gary Anderson.
  • 5) John Lowe.
  • 4) Eric Bristow.
  • 3) Raymond van Barneveld.
  • 2) Michael van Gerwen.
  • 1) Phil Taylor. With 16 World Championships, Phil Taylor is the most decorated and the best player of all time.

Who has the most 9 darters?

Phil Taylor
Most prolific nine-darters. Phil Taylor has achieved this feat more than any other darts player on television, having done so 11 times. The first came on 1 August 2002 during a quarter final tie against Chris Mason, at the 2002 PDC World Matchplay in Blackpool.

What darts player has died?

Andy Fordham
Andy Fordham, the former BDO darts world champion, has died aged 59. Fordham, who was nicknamed The Viking, beat Mervyn King in the 2004 final to win the title.

What has Andy Fordham died of?

July 15, 2021
Andy Fordham/Date of death

How many 9 darters has MVG hit?

Michael van Gerwen has managed to throw an incredible 24 nine-darters at PDC events in his career, with seven of these being televised. MVG became the first player to throw a televised nine-darter that did not start with a 180 scored, instead opting for 174.

Has a dart player died today?

Tributes have been paid to Andy Fordham, the popular darts player and 2004 British Darts Organisation (BDO) world champion, who has died at the age of 59. A statement posted by the BDO on its Facebook page on Thursday confirmed the news.

What is the best 9 dart finish?

The most common method of attempting a nine dart finish usually involves leaving 141, with three possible 9 darter routes for players:

  • Treble 20 (60), Treble 19 (57), Double 12 (24)
  • Treble 20 (60), Treble 15 (45), Double 18 (36)
  • Treble 17 (51), Treble 18 (54), Double 18 (36)

How many 9 dart finishes have there been?

There have been 344 nine-dart finishes in PDC history since 1999. 2020 saw 29 nine-dart finishes, though only Phil Taylor and Michael van Gerwen have ever been able to hit two nine-darters in the same game.

How did Robert Thornton do in the Darts World Cup?

Thornton won the bull to throw first in the sudden-death leg and won it to set up a last 16 meeting with Phil Taylor. However, Thornton could only win three legs as he bowed out of the tournament with a 4–0 defeat. Thornton partnered Gary Anderson for the third time at the World Cup of Darts and they were shocked by Spain 5–4 in the last 16.

What kind of Darts does Phil Taylor use?

Phil Taylor uses the classic “pencil grip”, which is easy to learn because everyone knows how to hold a pencil. Just substitute your number 2, or lead pencil, or whatever you use for a steel or soft tip dart, because you know Phil Taylor gets into the soft tip action too.

Who is the best darts player in the world?

Robert Thornton (darts player) Robert Thornton (born 17 July 1967) is a Scottish professional darts player who competes in the Professional Darts Corporation. Thornton is a three-time major winner between the BDO and PDC, having won the World Masters in 2007, UK Open in 2012, and World Grand Prix in 2015.

What kind of darts do the pros use?

What Weight of Darts Do The Pros Use? PDC PRO Dart Weight Michael Van Gerwen 23g Peter Wright 22g Gerwyn Price 24g Rob Cross 21g

How old is Robert Thornton the darts player?

Robert Thornton (darts player) Robert Thornton (born 17 July 1967) is a Scottish professional darts player who competes in the Professional Darts Corporation, nicknamed The Thorn.

Robert Thornton (darts player) Robert Thornton (born 17 July 1967) is a Scottish professional darts player who competes in the Professional Darts Corporation. Thornton is a three-time major winner between the BDO and PDC, having won the World Masters in 2007, UK Open in 2012, and World Grand Prix in 2015.

Where do darts players get their music from?

Some of the listings have also been taken from the players own websites i.e. if they haven’t featured in either the PDC or BDO World Championship Finals. If you know of changes please let me know of the detail and event they used the music.