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Atkinson played in the 1977 Winmau World Masters where he lost in the last 16 stage to Paul Reynolds who went on the reach the final and lose to Eric Bristow. He played in the inaugural BDO World Darts Championship in 1978, but lost in the first round 6-0 in legs to eventual champion Leighton Rees. He returned the next year, but again lost in the first round to Ceri Morgan.
He later released the book Getting to the Point, which would help the average darts player to improve their game through techniques, tactics and training.
Barry is married to Janet and they have 3 children together, Kevin, Steve & Chris.
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