1988 BDO World Darts Championship

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Embassy World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates 9–17 January 1988
Venue Lakeside Country Club
Location Frimley Green, Surrey[1]
Country England
Organisation(s) BDO
Format Sets
Final – best of 11
Prize fund £71,600
Winners share £16,000
High checkout Wales Alan Evans
Champion(s)
England Bob Anderson[2]
«1987 1989»

The 1988 Embassy World Darts Championship was held at the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey between 9 and 17 January 1988. The tournament was won by the number 1 seed, Bob Anderson, who played to a high level throughout the week.

Seeds[edit]

  1. England Bob Anderson
  2. England John Lowe
  3. England Eric Bristow
  4. Canada Bob Sinnaeve
  5. England Mike Gregory
  6. Scotland Jocky Wilson
  7. England Cliff Lazarenko
  8. England Dave Whitcombe

Prize money[edit]

The prize fund was £85,600.

Champion: £16,000
Runner-Up: £8,000
Semi-Finalists (2): £4,000
Quarter-Finalists (4): £2,200
Last 16 (8): £1,600
Last 32 (16): £1,000

There was also a 9 Dart Checkout prize of £52,000, along with a High Checkout prize of £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
                           
           
 Australia Russell Stewart (86.43)  3
 Belgium Johnny Deley (77.16)  1  
 Australia Russell Stewart (87.96)  0
   England Bob Anderson (97.20)  3  
 England Bob Anderson (97.38)  3
 Netherlands Bert Vlaardingerbroek (87.30)  1  
 England Bob Anderson (98.43)  4
   England Peter Evison (94.29)  0  
 Northern Ireland Fred McMullan (83.31)  3
 Finland Tapani Uitos (75.90)  0  
 Northern Ireland Fred McMullan (83.67)  0
   England Peter Evison (83.40)  3  
 England Peter Evison (85.11)  3
 England Dave Whitcombe (83.76)  1  
 England Bob Anderson (97.62)  5
   United States Rick Ney (85.05)  0
 United States Rick Ney (86.82)  3
 Sweden Magnus Caris (83.46)  1  
 United States Rick Ney (89.52)  3
   Wales Chris Johns (86.49)  1  
 Wales Chris Johns (85.50)  3
 England Mike Gregory (83.85)  0  
 United States Rick Ney (85.80)  4
   England Denis Hickling (84.03)  1  
 England Denis Hickling (82.77)  3
 Scotland Robert MacKenzie (81.51)  2  
 England Denis Hickling (85.83)  3
   Canada Bob Sinnaeve (86.25)  0  
 Canada Bob Sinnaeve (82.41)  3
 Australia Horrie Seden (84.27)  2  
           
 Singapore Paul Lim (88.53)  3
 Sweden Stefan Lord (79.83)  0  
 Singapore Paul Lim (81.84)  1
   England John Lowe (80.70)  3  
 England John Lowe (93.48)  3
 England Keith Deller (80.07)  1  
 England John Lowe (93.90)  4
   England Paul Reynolds (89.61)  3  
 England Paul Reynolds (90.78)  3
 Sweden Lars Erik Karlsson (81.24)  0  
 England Paul Reynolds (86.85)  3
   England Cliff Lazarenko (84.48)  2  
 England Cliff Lazarenko (85.92)  3
 United States Tony Payne (86.76)  1  
 England John Lowe (89.73)  5
   England Eric Bristow (90.03)  2


 Wales Alan Evans (88.89)  3
 Canada Danny MacInnis (75.93)  0  
 Wales Alan Evans (84.15)  2
   Scotland Jocky Wilson (90.06)  3  
 Scotland Jocky Wilson (89.13)  3
 Australia Terry O'Dea (85.89)  1  
 Scotland Jocky Wilson (86.97)  2
   England Eric Bristow (88.80)  4


 
 England Richie Gardner (82.08)  3
 England Arne Bunn (82.17)  0  
 England Richie Gardner (84.12)  0
   England Eric Bristow (87.99)  3


 
 England Eric Bristow (87.12)  3
 Northern Ireland Ray Farrell (84.06)  1


 
Final (Best of 11 sets) Sunday 17 January
(92.70) Bob Anderson England 6-4 England John Lowe (92.07)
Highest Checkout: 3-1, 3-0, 0-3, 2-3, 3-0, 3-2, 0-3, 2-3, 3-1, 3-0 Highest Checkout:
England Bob Anderson wins the 1988 Embassy World Darts Championship


Malcolm Davies of Wales who broke his hand was replaced by Terry O'Dea of Australia in the first round

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.