Memorable Darts Moments Over The Years – How Many Can You Recall?
There have been some real standout moments in darts over the years. See how many you remember…
Keith Deller’s Infamous 138
In 1983, Keith Deller hit the now infamous 138 checkout to beat Eric Bristow.
John Lowe Absolute Legend
In 1984, John Lowe made history… there’s no need to say more.
The PDC Breakaway Split
In 1992, the PDC was formed and the ‘breakaway’ split in darts began.
Bob Anderson’s Memorable Entrance
In 1994, Bob Anderson came into the World Championship on horseback!
Les Wallace’s Fashion Choices
In 1997, Les Wallace won the BDO World Championship wearing a kilt. Nobody has done this since…
The Classic 2003 PDC World Final
The 2003 PDC World Final, which Phil Taylor had been dominating for years, didn’t go according to plan when he came unstuck against a magical John Part in a classic.
Raymond Van Barneveld’s Bull
In 2007, Raymond Van Barneveld beat Phil Taylor in the deciding leg of the World Championship final. On the ‘bull up’ Phil hit 25, but Barney hit the bull!
The History Maker
In the 2011 World Grand Prix, Brendan Dolan was the first player to hit a nine-dart finish in the Double In event and has since been known as ‘The History Maker’.
17 Perfect Darts
In the 2013 World Champs it was MVG against Wade, and he hit 17 consecutive perfect darts. Almost the back to back nine darter!
Dean Running Amok
Dean Winstanley hit a nine darter in the Worlds 2013, then ran around the stage like a crazy man… we all miss Dean!
Don’t Let The Rankings Fool You
In 2014, Aden Kirk (world ranked 141) beat Phil Taylor 9-7 in the UK Open.
Not One But Two Nine Darters
In the 2016 World Grand Prix, two nine darters were hit in the same match between James Wade and Robert Thornton.
Ian White Misses Big
In 2017, in the UK Open Quarter Finals Ian White misses D10 for the match and Gerwyn Price checks out 160 to win.
Argy-Bargy And All That!
In the 2018 GSOD, there was a bit of argy-bargy on stage between Gerwyn Price and Gary Anderson... calm down lads!
Phil Taylor’s Non-Fairytale Ending
In 2018, Rob Cross won the PDC World Title beating Phil Taylor in his last ever appearance. Not quite the fairy tale ending for Phil...
Martin Adams On The PDP Circuit
You may not know this, but BDO stalwart Martin Adams actually played on the PDC circuit for one season.
Gerwyn Price Takes Out Ian White
In the UK Open, Gerwyn Price takes out 160 t20 t20 tops to pip Ian White 10-9 who was sat on 20.