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 161 Wales Richie Burnett
161 England Martin Adams
Champion(s)
England Steve Beaton[1]
«1995 1997»

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.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Wales Richie Burnett
  2. England Andy Fordham
  3. England Martin Adams
  4. England Mike Gregory
  5. Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld
  6. England Steve Beaton
  7. England Colin Monk
  8. England Kevin Painter

Prize money[edit]

The prize money was £145,200.

Champion: £36,000
Runner-Up: £18,000
Semi-Finalists (2): £8,400
Quarter-Finalists (4): £4,200
Last 16 (8): £3,200
Last 32 (16): £2,000

There was also a 9 Dart Checkout prize of £52,000, along with a High Checkout prize of £1,600.

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 Wales Richie Burnett (93.75) 3
Australia Wayne Weening (85.38) 0
1 Wales Richie Burnett (87.99) 3
Netherlands Roland Scholten (81.12) 1
  Netherlands Roland Scholten (83.79) 3
Wales Mark Salmon (78.84) 0
1 Wales Richie Burnett (90.69) 4
England Ronnie Baxter (92.88) 2
8 England Kevin Painter (83.97) 2
England Ronnie Baxter (85.56) 3
  England Ronnie Baxter (95.97) 3
Scotland Alan Brown (86.55) 1
  Scotland Alan Brown (84.90) 3
Germany Andreas Krockel (82.20) 1
1 Wales Richie Burnett (90.66) 5
Scotland Les Wallace (87.81) 2
5 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (94.23) 3
Belgium Leo Laurens (86.10) 0
5 Netherlands Raymond van Barneveld (92.16) 1
England Matt Clark (95.04) 3
  England Matt Clark (86.85) 3
England Paul Hogan (87.21) 2
  England Matt Clark (86.01) 1
Scotland Les Wallace (88.29) 4
4 England Mike Gregory (86.73) 0
Scotland Les Wallace (95.46) 3
  Scotland Les Wallace (96.93) 3
England Ian Brand (89.70) 0
  England Ian Brand (92.40) 3
Scotland Bob Taylor (70.89) 0
1 Wales Richie Burnett (88.05) 3
6 England Steve Beaton (90.27) 6
2 England Andy Fordham (88.74) 3
England Chris Mason (79.74) 0
2 England Andy Fordham (89.01) 3
England Andy Jenkins (89.25) 2
  England Andy Jenkins (79.23) 3
Belgium Bruno Raes (72.99) 0
2 England Andy Fordham (88.44) 4
7 England Colin Monk (81.84) 1
7 England Colin Monk (79.11) 3
Northern Ireland Charlie Gaile (77.61) 0
7 England Colin Monk (79.98) 3
Denmark Per Skau (79.68) 2
  Denmark Per Skau (92.97) 3
Wales Eric Burden (85.50) 0
2 England Andy Fordham (93.87) 3
6 England Steve Beaton (92.52) 5
6 England Steve Beaton (95.10) 3
Netherlands Co Stompé (90.78) 0
6 England Steve Beaton (97.44) 3
Canada John Part (89.19) 0
  Canada John Part (84.90) 3
England Paul Williams (86.31) 2
6 England Steve Beaton (99.48) 4
3 England Martin Adams (97.98) 1
3 England Martin Adams (93.57) 3
Australia Darren Webster (88.26) 1
3 England Martin Adams (87.03) 3
Northern Ireland Geoff Wylie (82.56) 2
  Northern Ireland Geoff Wylie (89.28) 3
United States Roger Carter (85.86) 1

References[edit]

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