1990 BDO World Darts Championship

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Embassy World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates 5–13 January 1990
Venue Lakeside Country Club
Location Frimley Green, Surrey[1]
Country England
Organisation(s) BDO
Format Sets
Final – best of 11
Prize fund £153,200
Winners share £24,000
Nine dart finish Singapore Paul Lim (£52,000)
High checkout 170 England Peter Evison
170 England Phil Taylor
Champion(s)
England Phil Taylor[2]
«1989 1991»

The 1990 Embassy World Darts Championship was held at the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey from 5–13 January 1990. It saw Phil Taylor win the first of sixteen world titles, beating his mentor Eric Bristow 6-1 in sets. Taylor beat Russell Stewart, Dennis Hickling, Ronnie Sharp and Cliff Lazarenko en route to the final. Defending champion Jocky Wilson fell at the quarter-final stage, losing to Mike Gregory. The event also saw America's Paul Lim hit the first nine-dart finish at the World Championship in his second round match with Ireland's Jack McKenna, receiving £52,000 for his efforts.[3]

Seeds[edit]

  1. England Eric Bristow
  2. England Bob Anderson
  3. England John Lowe
  4. England Mike Gregory
  5. Scotland Jocky Wilson
  6. Australia Russell Stewart
  7. England Peter Evison
  8. Wales Brian Cairns

Prize money[edit]

The prize fund was £100,000.

Champion: £24,000
Runner-Up: £12,000
Semi-Finalists (2): £6,000
Quarter-Finalists (4): £3,000
Last 16 (8): £2,200
Last 32 (16): £1,400

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 (best of 5 sets) Second Round (best of 5 sets) Quarter-Finals (best of 7 sets) Semi-Finals (best of 9 sets) Final (best of 11 sets)
                             
1 England Eric Bristow (91.71) 3
Wales Leighton Rees (86.13) 0
1 England Eric Bristow (87.87) 3
England Steve Gittins (85.47) 2
  England Steve Gittins (87.60) 3
Australia Wayne Weening (80.61) 0
1 England Eric Bristow (95.25) 4
Sweden Magnus Caris (89.67) 1
8 Wales Brian Cairns (86.28) 3
Scotland Mike Veitch (76.11) 0
8 Wales Brian Cairns (80.25) 0
Sweden Magnus Caris (82.32) 3
  Sweden Magnus Caris (93.00) 3
Finland Antero Rantala (70.41) 0
1 England Eric Bristow (88.38) 5
4 England Mike Gregory (90.27) 2
5 Scotland Jocky Wilson (81.81) 3
Northern Ireland Mitchell Crooks (81.90) 1
5 Scotland Jocky Wilson (89.46) 3
England Chris Whiting (88.38) 2
  England Chris Whiting (85.26) 3
England Dave Whitcombe (84.84) 2
5 Scotland Jocky Wilson (89.19) 3
4 England Mike Gregory (90.63) 4
4 England Mike Gregory (89.46) 3
England Alan Warriner (87.81) 0
4 England Mike Gregory (89.40) 3
Belgium Leo Laurens (84.87) 1
  Belgium Leo Laurens (87.93) 3
Canada Bob Sinnaeve (86.94) 2
1 England Eric Bristow (93.02) 1
England Phil Taylor (97.47) 6
2 England Bob Anderson (86.35) 2
Denmark Jann Hoffmann (86.09) 3
  Denmark Jann Hoffmann (79.98) 0
England Cliff Lazarenko (90.42) 3
  England Cliff Lazarenko (73.86) 3
Netherlands Bert Vlaardingerbroek (73.26) 2
  England Cliff Lazarenko (81.75) 4
Singapore Paul Lim (77.73) 0
7 England Peter Evison (78.06) 1
Republic of Ireland Jack McKenna (79.62) 3
  Republic of Ireland Jack McKenna (78.66) 2
Singapore Paul Lim (80.97) 3
  Singapore Paul Lim (83.55) 3
England Ray Battye (80.19) 2
  England Cliff Lazarenko (85.41) 0
England Phil Taylor (100.80) 5
6 Australia Russell Stewart (86.31) 1
England Phil Taylor (88.62) 3
  England Phil Taylor (86.67) 3
England Dennis Hickling (73.53) 0
  England Dennis Hickling (76.29) 3
United States Tony Payne (74.34) 1
  England Phil Taylor (94.23) 4
Scotland Ronnie Sharp (86.79) 2
3 England John Lowe (84.72) 3
Canada Albert Anstey (83.19) 1
3 England John Lowe (89.13) 2
Scotland Ronnie Sharp (94.11) 3
  Scotland Ronnie Sharp (77.46) 3
Denmark Kim Jensen (72.21) 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The World Championship of Darts". Learnaboutdarts.com. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 
  2. ^ Ralph Hickok (2010-01-16). "History - World Darts Champions". HickokSports.com. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 
  3. ^ "Phil Taylor V Eric Bristow 1990 Embassy Darts Final Leg". Wn.com. Retrieved 2011-02-03.