1986 BDO World Darts Championship

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Embassy World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates 4–11 January 1986
Venue Lakeside Country Club
Location Frimley Green, Surrey[1]
Country England
Organisation(s) BDO
Format Sets
Final – best of 11
Prize fund £52,500
Winners share £12,000
Champion(s)
England Eric Bristow[2]

The 1986 Embassy World Darts Championship was held between 4–11 January 1986. For the first time, the tournament was held at the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey, having been held at Jollees Cabaret Club in Stoke-on-Trent for the previous seven years. The Lakeside became the third venue in the history of the World Championship.

Eric Bristow completed a hat-trick of World titles to bring his overall tally to five. He would appear in four more finals - but this was to be his last World title.

Prize money[edit]

Total Prize fund rose by £9,500 to £52,500 (plus a £51,000 bonus for a nine-dart finish - not won)

  • Champion £12,000
  • Runner-up £6,000
  • Semi-finalists £3,000
  • Quarter-finalists £1,700
  • 2nd round losers £1,200
  • 1st round losers £650
  • Non-qualifiers £175
  • Highest checkout £1,000

The results[edit]

First round Second round Quarter-finals Semi-finals
Best of 5 sets Best of 5 sets Best of 7 sets Best of 9 sets
                           
           
 Wales Malcolm Davies (83.07)  3
 Australia Russell Stewart (82.56)  1  
 Wales Malcolm Davies (90.69)  0
   England Eric Bristow (94.44)  3  
 England Eric Bristow (89.85)  3
 Wales Alan Evans (78.45)  1  
 England Eric Bristow (94.74)  4
   Wales Peter Locke (90.51)  0  
 Wales Peter Locke (88.98)  3
 Canada Bill Steinke (76.74)  0  
 Wales Peter Locke (84.48)  3
   Singapore Paul Lim (81.06)  0  
 Singapore Paul Lim (81.39)  3
 Northern Ireland Steve Brennan (80.28)  1  
 England Eric Bristow (92.04)  5
   England Alan Glazier (82.56)  3
 England Alan Glazier (79.83)  3
 Canada Bob Sinnaeve (76.17)  1  
 England Alan Glazier (79.38)  3
   England Keith Deller (84.84)  1  
 England Keith Deller (88.05)  3
 England Mike Gregory (83.76)  0  
 England Alan Glazier (80.46)  4
   Australia Terry O'Dea (78.18)  3  
 Australia Terry O'Dea (92.64)  3
 England Richie Gardner (84.12)  1  
 Australia Terry O'Dea (81.36)  3
   England Dave Lee (68.04)  0  
 England Dave Lee (85.35)  3
 England Cliff Lazarenko (86.52)  2  
           
 Northern Ireland Fred McMullan (81.36)  3
 Scotland Willie Mands (76.65)  1  
 Northern Ireland Fred McMullan (80.49)  1
   England John Lowe (86.37)  3  
 England John Lowe (89.04)  3
 Scotland Robert MacKenzie (84.48)  1  
 England John Lowe (93.15)  3
   England Bob Anderson (90.33)  4  
 Finland Kari Saukkonen (73.71)  3
 Belgium Willy Logie (73.53)  1  
 Finland Kari Saukkonen (72.00)  0
   England Bob Anderson (89.58)  3  
 England Bob Anderson (86.94)  3
 England Bobby George (80.76)  0  
 England Bob Anderson (87.75)  4
   England Dave Whitcombe (89.49)  5


 England Vic Hubbard (81.24)  3
 United States Tony Payne (80.16)  1  
 England Vic Hubbard (78.78)  0
   Scotland Jocky Wilson (91.23)  3  
 Scotland Jocky Wilson (82.17)  3
 Sweden Stefan Lord (79.83)  0  
 Scotland Jocky Wilson (87.48)  2
   England Dave Whitcombe (90.84)  4


 
 Wales Ceri Morgan (88.08)  3
 United States Dan Valletto (82.86)  0  
 Wales Ceri Morgan (82.32)  2
   England Dave Whitcombe (83.16)  3


 
 England Dave Whitcombe (84.78)  3
 Finland Arto Lintunen (81.48)  1


 
Final (Best of 11 sets) Saturday 11 January
(94.47) Eric Bristow England 6-0 England Dave Whitcombe (90.45)
Highest Checkout: 3-1, 3-1, 3-2, 3-1, 3-2, 3-2 Highest Checkout:
England Eric Bristow wins the 1986 Embassy World Darts Championship


References[edit]

  1. ^ "The World Championship of Darts". Learnaboutdarts.com. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 
  2. ^ Ralph Hickok (16 January 2010). "History - World Darts Champions". HickokSports.com. Retrieved 2011-02-03.