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
High checkout 161 England Eric Bristow
161 Wales Malcolm Davies
161 Wales Peter Locke
161 England John Lowe
161 Scotland Jocky Wilson
Champion(s)
England Eric Bristow[2]
«1983 1985»

The 1984 Embassy World Darts Championship was held from 31 December 1983 to 7 January 1984 at Jollees Cabaret Club in Stoke-on-Trent. Eric Bristow made up for his 5–6 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 (best of 3 sets) Second Round (best of 7 sets) Quarter-Finals (best of 9 sets) Semi-Finals (best of 11 sets) Final (best of 13 sets)
                             
1 England Eric Bristow (91.50) 2
Denmark Finn Jensen (89.10) 0
1 England Eric Bristow (94.50) 4
United States Rick Ney (88.50) 0
  United States Rick Ney (82.20) 2
Belgium Luc Marreel (82.20) 1
1 England Eric Bristow (95.70) 5
Wales Peter Locke (85.50) 0
8 England Bobby George (81.30) 1
Wales Malcolm Davies (80.70) 2
8 Wales Malcolm Davies (85.80) 3
Wales Peter Locke (89.40) 4
  Wales Peter Locke (82.80) 2
Australia Russell Stewart (85.80) 0
1 England Eric Bristow (93.60) 6
5 England John Lowe (83.70) 0
5 England John Lowe (99.00) 2
England Tony Brown (80.10) 0
5 England John Lowe (87.90) 4
Republic of Ireland John Joe O'Shea (83.70) 0
  Republic of Ireland John Joe O'Shea (74.70) 2
Canada Alex Mackinnon (64.20) 0
5 England John Lowe (90.30) 5
Wales Ceri Morgan (87.30) 0
4 England Cliff Lazarenko (83.10) 1
Wales Ceri Morgan (84.60) 2
  Wales Ceri Morgan (83.10) 4
Finland Kexi Heinäharju (70.50) 1
  Finland Kexi Heinäharju (75.60) 2
Scotland Danny Inglis (72.60) 1
1 England Eric Bristow (97.50) 7
3 England Dave Whitcombe (90.60) 1
2 Scotland Jocky Wilson (93.90) 2
Australia Terry O'Dea (74.40) 0
2 Scotland Jocky Wilson (97.50) 4
England Alan Glazier (84.00) 0
  England Alan Glazier (82.50) 2
England Rab Scott (78.00) 1
2 Scotland Jocky Wilson (92.10) 5
England Mike Gregory (85.20) 0
7 Sweden Stefan Lord (75.90) 2
England Bob Anderson (80.40) 0
7 Sweden Stefan Lord (78.30) 1
England Mike Gregory (87.60) 4
  England Mike Gregory (89.40) 2
Singapore Paul Lim (79.20) 0
2 Scotland Jocky Wilson (90.90) 5
3 England Dave Whitcombe (91.50) 6
6 England Keith Deller (84.00) 1
United States Nicky Virachkul (78.30) 2
  United States Nicky Virachkul (80.40) 4
England Gerry Haywood (71.70) 0
  England Gerry Haywood (78.90) 2
Wales Owen Thomas (69.90) 0
United States Nicky Virachkul (79.50) 0
3 England Dave Whitcombe (85.50) 5
3 England Dave Whitcombe (81.90) 2
Canada Bob Sinnaeve (78.30) 0
3 England Dave Whitcombe (88.80) 4
Northern Ireland Steve Brennan (84.60) 1
  Northern Ireland Steve Brennan (78.60) 2
Australia Kevin White (81.00) 1

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.