1982 BDO World Darts Championship

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Embassy World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates 9–16 January 1982
Venue Jollees Cabaret Club
Location Stoke-on-Trent[1]
Country England
Organisation(s) BDO
Format Sets
Final – best of 9
Prize fund £28,000
Winners share £6,500
Scotland Jocky Wilson[2]
«1981 1983»

The 1982 Embassy World Darts Championship was the fifth year that the British Darts Organisation had staged a world championship. For the fourth successive year the tournament was staged at Jollees Cabaret Club in Stoke-on-Trent.

The event saw Scotland's first World Darts Champion, when Jocky Wilson defeated John Lowe in the final. Wilson was making his first final appearance while Lowe was contesting in his fourth final in five years. Wilson would win the match 5-3 and claim the £6,500 first prize.

The tournament's reigning champion Eric Bristow suffered a shock first round exit to Northern Ireland's Steve Brennan, who then defeated Dave Whitcombe to reach the quarter finals, losing to Stefan Lord.


  1. England Eric Bristow
  2. England John Lowe
  3. England Cliff Lazarenko
  4. Scotland Jocky Wilson
  5. England Tony Brown
  6. England Bobby George
  7. Wales Leighton Rees
  8. Sweden Stefan Lord

Prize money[edit]

The prize fund was £27,400.

Champion: £6,500
Runner-Up: £3,000
3rd Place: £500
Semi-Finalists (2): £1,500
Quarter-Finalists (4): £1,000
Last 16 (8): £600
Last 32 (16): £350

There was also a 9 Dart Checkout prize of £52,000, along with a High Checkout prize of £600.

The results[edit]

First round Second round Quarter-finals Semi-finals
Best of 3 sets Best of 3 sets Best of 7 sets Best of 7 sets
 England Dave Whitcombe  2
 Singapore Paul Lim  0  
 England Dave Whitcombe  0
   Northern Ireland Steve Brennan  2  
 Northern Ireland Steve Brennan  2
 England Eric Bristow  0  
 Northern Ireland Steve Brennan  0
   Sweden Stefan Lord  4  
 Belgium Luc Marreel  2
 Scotland Alistair Forrester  1  
 Belgium Luc Marreel  1
   Sweden Stefan Lord  2  
 Sweden Stefan Lord  2
 England Les Capewell  0  
 Sweden Stefan Lord  0
   Scotland Jocky Wilson  4
 United States David Miller  2
 New Zealand Gordon Allpress  1  
 United States David Miller  2
   England Tony Brown  0  
 England Tony Brown  2
 United States John Kramer  0  
 United States David Miller  0
   Scotland Jocky Wilson  4  
 Wales Alan Evans  2
 Canada Bob Sinnaeve  1  
 Wales Alan Evans  1
   Scotland Jocky Wilson  2  
 Scotland Jocky Wilson  2
 Scotland Rab Smith  0  
 England Doug McCarthy  2
 United States Jerry Umberger  0  
 England Doug McCarthy  1
   England Bobby George  2  
 England Bobby George  2
 England Alan Glazier  1  
 England Bobby George  4
   United States Nicky Virachkul  1  
 United States Nicky Virachkul  2
 Canada Ray Kippari  0  
 United States Nicky Virachkul  2
   England Cliff Lazarenko  0  
 England Cliff Lazarenko  2
 Denmark Finn Jensen  0  
 England Bobby George  1
   England John Lowe  4

 Australia Terry O'Dea  2
 Australia Kevin White  0  
 Australia Terry O'Dea  2
   Scotland Angus Ross  0  
 Scotland Angus Ross  2
 Wales Leighton Rees  0  
 Australia Terry O'Dea  1
   England John Lowe  4

 England Joe Dodd  2
 Australia Tim Brown  1  
 England Joe Dodd  0
   England John Lowe  2

 England John Lowe  2
 England Bill Lennard  0

Final (Best of 9 sets) Saturday 16 January
Jocky Wilson Scotland 5-3 England John Lowe
Highest Checkout: Highest Checkout:
Scotland Jocky Wilson wins the 1982 Embassy World Darts Championship

THIRD PLACE MATCH (Best of 3 sets)

Sweden Stefan Lord beat Bobby George England 2-1


  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.