2016 BDO World Darts Championship

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Lakeside World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates 2–10 January 2016
Venue Lakeside Country Club
Location Frimley Green, Surrey
Country England, United Kingdom
Organisation(s) BDO
Format Sets
Prize fund £339,000 (total)
Winners share £100,000 (men)
£12,000 (women)
£5,000 (youth)
High checkout 161 England Scott Mitchell
161 Canada Jeff Smith
(men's)
160 Denmark Ann-Louise Peters (women's)
Champion(s)
England Scott Waites (men)
England Trina Gulliver (women)
England Joshua Richardson (youth)
«2015 2017»

The 2016 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championship is the 39th World Championship organised by the British Darts Organisation, and the 31st staging at the Lakeside Country Club at Frimley Green.

The defending men's champion was Scott Mitchell, who won his first world title in 2015, but lost in the Quarter-finals to Richard Veenstra. 2013 world champion Scott Waites won the title by defeating Jeff Smith 7-1 in the final.

Lisa Ashton was the defending women's champion, having won the previous two editions, but lost to Trina Gulliver in the Quarter-finals. Gulliver then went on to win her 10th world championship title after defeating Deta Hedman 3-2 in the final.

Format and qualifiers[edit]

Men's[edit]

On 27 November 2015, Hull qualifier Vladimir Andersen was removed from the field after being suspended by the Danish Darts Union and was replaced by Sam Hewson, the player next in line according to the rankings.[1]

Top 16 (Seeded)
  1. England Glen Durrant (Quarter-final)
  2. England Martin Adams (First round)
  3. Netherlands Jeffrey de Graaf (First round)
  4. England Jamie Hughes (Semi-final)
  5. Netherlands Wesley Harms (Quarter-final)
  6. England Scott Mitchell (Quarter-final)
  7. England Darryl Fitton (First round)
  8. Belgium Geert De Vos (Second round)
  9. England Scott Waites (Winner)
  10. Wales Martin Phillips (Second round)
  11. England Mark McGeeney (Second round)
  12. Wales Jim Williams (Second round)
  13. England Gary Robson (First round)
  14. England Pip Blackwell (First round)
  15. England Brian Dawson (Second round)
  16. Netherlands Ryan de Vreede (First round)

17–24 in BDO Rankings (First Round Qualifiers)

  1. Scotland Ross Montgomery (First round)
  2. Wales Dean Reynolds (First round)
  3. England Dennis Harbour (Quarter final)
  4. Latvia Madars Razma (Second round)
  5. Netherlands Richard Veenstra (Semi-final)
  6. Netherlands Willem Mandigers (First round)
  7. England Tony O'Shea (First round)
  8. England Martin Atkins (Second round)

25–27 in BDO Rankings (Preliminary Round Qualifiers)

  1. Lithuania Darius Labanauskas (Preliminary round)
  2. England James Hurrell (Preliminary round)
  3. England Ted Hankey (First round)

Standby Player (Preliminary Round Qualifier)

  1. England Sam Hewson (Preliminary round)

2015 Semi-Finalist not in top 28 (Preliminary Round Qualifier)

  1. Canada Jeff Smith (Runner-up)

Hull Qualifiers (Preliminary Round Qualifiers)

  1. England John Walton (First round)
  2. Denmark Vladimir Andersen
  3. Scotland Alan Soutar (Preliminary round)
  4. England Darren Peetoom (Preliminary round)

WDF Regional Qualifiers (Preliminary Round Qualifiers)

  1. Japan Seigo Asada (First round)
  2. Australia Rob Modra (Preliminary round)
  3. Sweden Peter Sajwani (First round)
  4. Canada David Cameron (Preliminary round)
  5. Greece Kostas Pantelidis (First round)
  6. New Zealand Craig Caldwell (First round)
  7. United States Larry Butler (Second round)
  8. Netherlands Matthew Medhurst (Preliminary round)

Preliminary Round[edit]

All matches are the best of 5 sets.

Av. Player Score Player Av.
92.64 Seigo Asada Japan (Q) 3–1 Lithuania Darius Labanauskas 83.70
80.79 Rob Modra Australia (Q) 0–3 England John Walton (Q) 90.06
80.58 Peter Sajwani Sweden (Q) 3–2 England Sam Hewson (Alt) 74.01
85.17 David Cameron Canada (Q) 0–3 England Ted Hankey 84.99
81.90 Kostas Pantelidis Greece (Q) 3–2 England Darren Peetoom (Q) 79.71
91.20 Craig Caldwell New Zealand (Q) 3–1 Scotland Alan Soutar (Q) 89.01
83.55 Larry Butler United States (Q) 3–2 England James Hurrell 78.45
81.81 Matthew Medhurst Netherlands (Q) 0–3 Canada Jeff Smith (WC) 91.59

Last 32[edit]

First Round (best of 5 sets)
2–5 January
Second Round (best of 7 sets)
6–7 January
Quarter-Finals (best of 9 sets)
8 January
Semi-Finals (best of 11 sets)
9 January
Final (best of 13 sets)
10 January
               
1 England Glen Durrant 89.66 3

Wales Dean Reynolds 81.63 0
1 England Glen Durrant 95.49 4
Q United States Larry Butler 83.97 0
16 Netherlands Ryan de Vreede 84.84 2
Q United States Larry Butler 86.67 3
1 England Glen Durrant 95.04 4
9 England Scott Waites 95.37 5
8 Belgium Geert De Vos 88.44 3
Q Greece Kostas Pantelidis 76.62 1
8 Belgium Geert De Vos 81.75 3
9 England Scott Waites 90.75 4
9 England Scott Waites 96.06 3
Netherlands Willem Mandigers 87.24 0
9 England Scott Waites 92.10 6
4 England Jamie Hughes 82.35 1
5 Netherlands Wesley Harms 88.59 3
Q Japan Seigo Asada 88.29 2
5 Netherlands Wesley Harms 85.80 4
12 Wales Jim Williams 85.02 3
12 Wales Jim Williams 83.31 3
England Tony O'Shea 82.11 0
5 Netherlands Wesley Harms 91.29 1
4 England Jamie Hughes 94.11 5
4 England Jamie Hughes 83.76 3
Scotland Ross Montgomery 78.90 0
4 England Jamie Hughes 82.92 4
Latvia Madars Razma 79.83 1
13 England Gary Robson 76.74 1
Latvia Madars Razma 79.62 3
9 England Scott Waites 87.54 7
WC Canada Jeff Smith 84.99 1
2 England Martin Adams 92.13 0
WC Canada Jeff Smith 92.58 3
WC Canada Jeff Smith 91.83 4
15 England Brian Dawson 83.22 1
15 England Brian Dawson 90.78 3
Q England John Walton 90.69 2
WC Canada Jeff Smith 89.76 5
  England Dennis Harbour 94.77 2
7 England Darryl Fitton 90.00 2
England Dennis Harbour 85.44 3
England Dennis Harbour 87.51 4
10 Wales Martin Phillips 83.88 1
10 Wales Martin Phillips 76.08 3
England Ted Hankey 71.31 0
WC Canada Jeff Smith 91.50 6
Netherlands Richard Veenstra 89.37 5
6 England Scott Mitchell 92.97 3
Q New Zealand Craig Caldwell 92.76 2
6 England Scott Mitchell 90.63 4
11 England Mark McGeeney 90.90 3
11 England Mark McGeeney 84.33 3
Q Sweden Peter Sajwani 74.34 0
6 England Scott Mitchell 90.21 3
Netherlands Richard Veenstra 87.66 5
3 Netherlands Jeffrey de Graaf 87.72 2
Netherlands Richard Veenstra 89.64 3
  Netherlands Richard Veenstra 91.20 4
  England Martin Atkins 85.59 0
14 England Pip Blackwell 80.46 0
England Martin Atkins 86.88 3

Women's[edit]

The televised stages feature 16 players. The top 8 players in the BDO rankings over the 2014/15 season are seeded for the tournament.

Bracket[edit]

Trina Gulliver won her tenth world title, while Deta Hedman lost her third final.[2]

First Round (best of 3 sets)
2-6 January
Quarter-Finals (best of 3 sets)
7 January
Semi-Finals (best of 3 sets)
8 January
Final (best of 5 sets)
9 January
1 England Lisa Ashton 83.67 3 3
England Paula Jacklin 66.99 1 0 1 England Lisa Ashton 68.19 0 3 1
8 England Trina Gulliver 69.42 3 0 3 8 England Trina Gulliver 68.70 3 1 3
Q England Dee Bateman 61.47 0 3 2 8 England Trina Gulliver 80.01 3 1 3
4 Netherlands Aileen de Graaf 81.63 3 3 4 Netherlands Aileen de Graaf 74.94 1 3 0
England Casey Gallagher 69.93 1 2 4 Netherlands Aileen de Graaf 75.39 3 2 3
5 Russia Anastasia Dobromyslova 72.81 2 3 2 Netherlands Anca Zijlstra 67.08 0 3 1
Netherlands Anca Zijlstra 69.72 3 1 3 8 England Trina Gulliver 72.93 1 3 2 3 3
2 England Fallon Sherrock 77.91 2 3 2 3 England Deta Hedman 75.51 3 0 3 1 0
Denmark Ann-Louise Peters 70.08 3 0 3   Denmark Ann-Louise Peters 74.70 3 2 3
7 England Zoe Jones 70.77 3 0 3 7 England Zoe Jones 71.28 2 3 0
Q New Zealand Tina Osborne 69.45 2 3 0   Denmark Ann-Louise Peters 69.92 0 0
3 England Deta Hedman 74.13 3 3 3 England Deta Hedman 77.74 3 3
Australia Corrine Hammond 69.75 2 1 3 England Deta Hedman 80.28 3 3
6 England Lorraine Winstanley 84.18 3 3 6 England Lorraine Winstanley 77.79 0 1
England Rachel Brooks 69.66 2 0

Youth[edit]

For the second time a youth championship is held. Over 64 players played down to the final in October 2015. The final was played on 7 January between Republic of Ireland player Jordan Boyce and England's Joshua Richardson in a best of five sets match.[3] Richardson won the title with the score being 3–2 in sets.[4]

TV coverage[edit]

As with the 2015 BDO World Darts Championship the rights for the 2016 Championships were shared between BBC Sport and BT Sport, BBC coverage was presented by Colin Murray with Bobby George with Rob Walker as the roving reporter. BT Sport coverage was presented by Ray Stubbs alongside current BDO players Tony O'Shea, Scott Mitchell and Ted Hankey with Reshmin Chowdhury replacing Helen Skelton as roving reporter. Commentary for both broadcasters was provided by John Rawling, Vassos Alexander, George Riley and Tony Green.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vladimir Andersen Out of Lakeside - Sam Hewson In". BDO. Retrieved 27 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Trina Gulliver takes 10th BDO world title with victory over Deta Hedman". theguardian.com. 9 January 2016. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Jordan Boyce is Lakeside bound after reaching World Youth final". donegalsporthub.com. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Rushden's Richardson crowned BDO World Youth champion". northantstelegraph.co.uk. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 

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