1984 BDO World Darts Championship

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Embassy World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates 31 December 1983 – 7 January 1984
Venue Jollees Cabaret Club[1]
Location Stoke-on-Trent
Country England
Organisation(s) BDO
Format Sets
Final – best of 13
Prize fund £38,500
Winners share £9,000
Champion(s)
England Eric Bristow[2]
«1983 1985»

The 1984 Embassy World Darts Championship were held from 31 December 1983 to 7 January 1984 at Jollees Cabaret Club in Stoke-on-Trent. Eric Bristow made up for his 6–5 defeat against Keith Deller in the 1983 final by defeating the number three seed Dave Whitcombe in the final by a crushing 7–1. Bristow never even lost a set throughout the championship apart from the one Whitcombe got in the final. Keith Deller, the reigning world champion and number 6 seed, suffered a shock first round defeat to Nicky Virachkul, 1978 World semi-finalist.

Seeds[edit]

  1. England Eric Bristow
  2. Scotland Jocky Wilson
  3. England Dave Whitcombe
  4. England Cliff Lazarenko
  5. England John Lowe
  6. England Keith Deller
  7. Sweden Stefan Lord
  8. England Bobby George

Prize money[edit]

The prize fund was £36,200.

Champion: £9,000
Runner-Up: £4,000
Semi-Finalists (2): £2,250
Quarter-Finalists (4): £1,250
Last 16 (8): £750
Last 32 (16): £450

There was also a 9 Dart Checkout prize of £52,000, along with a High Checkout prize of £800.


The results[edit]

First round Second round Quarter-finals Semi-finals
Best of 3 sets Best of 7 sets Best of 9 sets Best of 11 sets
                           
           
 United States Rick Ney (82.20)  2
 Belgium Luc Marreel (82.20)  1  
 United States Rick Ney (88.50)  0
   England Eric Bristow (94.50)  4  
 England Eric Bristow (91.50)  2
 Denmark Finn Jensen (89.10)  0  
 England Eric Bristow (95.70)  5
   Wales Peter Locke (85.50)  0  
 Wales Peter Locke (82.80)  2
 Australia Russell Stewart (85.80)  0  
 Wales Peter Locke (89.40)  4
   Wales Malcolm Davies (85.80)  3  
 Wales Malcolm Davies (80.70)  2
 England Bobby George (81.30)  1  
 England Eric Bristow (93.60)  6
   England John Lowe (83.70)  0
 Republic of Ireland John Joe O'Shea (74.70)  2
 Canada Alex Mackinnon (64.20)  0  
 Republic of Ireland John Joe O'Shea (83.70)  0
   England John Lowe (87.90)  4  
 England John Lowe (99.00)  2
 England Tony Brown (80.10)  0  
 England John Lowe (90.30)  5
   Wales Ceri Morgan (87.30)  0  
 Finland Kexi Heinäharju (75.60)  2
 Scotland Danny Inglis (72.60)  1  
 Finland Kexi Heinäharju (70.50)  1
   Wales Ceri Morgan (83.10)  4  
 Wales Ceri Morgan (84.60)  2
 England Cliff Lazarenko (83.10)  1  
           
 England Alan Glazier (82.50)  2
 England Rab Scott (78.00)  1  
 England Alan Glazier (84.00)  0
   Scotland Jocky Wilson (97.50)  4  
 Scotland Jocky Wilson (93.90)  2
 Australia Terry O'Dea (74.40)  0  
 Scotland Jocky Wilson (92.10)  5
   England Mike Gregory (85.20)  0  
 England Mike Gregory (89.40)  2
 Singapore Paul Lim (79.20)  0  
 England Mike Gregory (87.60)  4
   Sweden Stefan Lord (78.30)  1  
 Sweden Stefan Lord (75.90)  2
 England Bob Anderson (80.40)  0  
 Scotland Jocky Wilson (90.90)  5
   England Dave Whitcombe (91.50)  6


 England Gerry Haywood (78.90)  2
 Wales Owen Thomas (69.90)  0  
 England Gerry Haywood (71.70)  0
   United States Nicky Virachkul (80.40)  4  
 United States Nicky Virachkul (78.30)  2
 England Keith Deller (84.00)  1  
 United States Nicky Virachkul (79.50)  0
   England Dave Whitcombe (85.50)  5


 
 Northern Ireland Steve Brennan (78.60)  2
 Australia Kevin White (81.00)  1  
 Northern Ireland Steve Brennan (84.60)  1
   England Dave Whitcombe (88.80)  4


 
 England Dave Whitcombe (81.90)  2
 Canada Bob Sinnaeve (78.30)  0


 
Final (Best of 13 sets) Saturday 7 January
(97.50) Eric Bristow England 7–1 England Dave Whitcombe (90.60)
Highest Checkout: Highest Checkout:
England Eric Bristow wins the 1984 Embassy World Darts Championship


References[edit]

  1. ^ "The World Championship of Darts". Learnaboutdarts.com. Retrieved 3 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Ralph Hickok (16 January 2010). "History – World Darts Champions". HickokSports.com. Retrieved 3 February 2011.