1996 BDO World Darts Championship

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Embassy World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates 1–7 January 1996
Venue Lakeside Country Club
Location Frimley Green, Surrey
Country England, United Kingdom
Organisation(s) BDO
Format Sets
Final – best of 11
Prize fund £150,000
Winners share £36,000
High checkout Wales Richie Burnett
England Martin Adams
Champion(s)
England Steve Beaton[1]

The 1996 Embassy World Professional Darts Championship was held from 1–7 January 1996 at the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey and was won by the number six seed Steve Beaton. Beaton, who suffered a first round loss in the previous two World Championships as the number one seed, defeated Co Stompé, 1994 champion John Part, and future champions Martin Adams and Andy Fordham before beating defending champion Richie Burnett 6-3 in sets in the final.

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
                           
           
 Netherlands Roland Scholten (83.79)  3
 Wales Mark Salmon (78.84)  0  
 Netherlands Roland Scholten (81.12)  1
   Wales Richie Burnett (87.99)  3  
 Wales Richie Burnett (93.75)  3
 Australia Wayne Weening (85.38)  0  
 Wales Richie Burnett (90.69)  4
   England Ronnie Baxter (92.88)  2  
 Scotland Alan Brown (84.90)  3
 Germany Andreas Krockel (82.20)  1  
 Scotland Alan Brown (86.55)  1
   England Ronnie Baxter (95.97)  3  
 England Ronnie Baxter (85.56)  3
 England Kevin Painter (83.97)  2  
 Wales Richie Burnett (90.66)  5
   Scotland Les Wallace (87.81)  2
 England Matt Clark (86.85)  3
 England Paul Hogan (87.21)  2  
 England Matt Clark (95.04)  3
   Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (92.16)  1  
 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (94.23)  3
 Belgium Leo Laurens (86.10)  0  
 England Matt Clark (86.01)  1
   Scotland Les Wallace (88.29)  4  
 England Ian Brand (92.40)  3
 Scotland Bob Taylor (70.89)  0  
 England Ian Brand (89.70)  0
   Scotland Les Wallace (96.93)  3  
 Scotland Les Wallace (95.46)  3
 England Mike Gregory (86.73)  0  
           
 England Andy Jenkins (79.23)  3
 Belgium Bruno Raes (72.99)  0  
 England Andy Jenkins (89.25)  2
   England Andy Fordham (89.01)  3  
 England Andy Fordham (88.74)  3
 England Chris Mason (79.74)  0  
 England Andy Fordham (88.44)  4
   England Colin Monk (81.84)  1  
 Denmark Per Skau (92.97)  3
 Wales Eric Burden (85.50)  0  
 Denmark Per Skau (79.68)  2
   England Colin Monk (79.98)  3  
 England Colin Monk (79.11)  3
 Northern Ireland Charlie Gaile (77.61)  0  
 England Andy Fordham (93.87)  3
   England Steve Beaton (92.52)  5


 Canada John Part (84.90)  3
 England Paul Williams (86.31)  2  
 Canada John Part (89.19)  0
   England Steve Beaton (97.44)  3  
 England Steve Beaton (95.10)  3
 Netherlands Co Stompé (90.78)  0  
 England Steve Beaton (99.48)  4
   England Martin Adams (97.98)  1


 
 Northern Ireland Geoff Wylie (89.28)  3
 United States Roger Carter (85.86)  1  
 Northern Ireland Geoff Wylie (82.56)  2
   England Martin Adams (87.03)  3


 
 England Martin Adams (93.57)  3
 Australia Darren Webster (88.26)  1


 
Final (Best of 11 sets) Sunday 7 January
(88.05) Richie Burnett Wales 3-6 England Steve Beaton (90.27)
Highest Checkout: 1-3, 3-1, 0-3, 2-3, 3-2, 3-2, 1-3, 0-3, 0-3 Highest Checkout:
England Steve Beaton wins the 1996 Embassy World Darts Championship


References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (20 July 2002), History of Embassy Darts, BBC Sports (online) (BBC News), retrieved 23 February 2011