Eric Burden

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Eric Burden
Personal information
Born (1963-12-22) 22 December 1963 (age 53)
Wales
Home town Pont-Henri
Wales
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO 1984-1999
BDO majors - best performances
World Ch'ship Last 32 1989, 1991, 1994, 1996
World Masters Last 32 1985, 1993, 1994
Other tournament wins
Tournament Years
Swedish Open
WDF Europe Cup Pairs
1994
1994

Eric Burden (born 22 December 1963) is a retired Welsh darts player.

Career[edit]

Burden played in the BDO World Darts Championship four times and lost in the first round each time. He lost in 1989 to Russell Stewart, in 1991 to Bob Sinnaeve, in 1994 to Leo Laurens and in 1996 to Per Skau. Burden also played in the Winmau World Masters three times, again losing in the first round each time. In 1985, he lost to Tony Payne, in 1993 to George Dalgleish and in 1994 to Les Wallace. Despite his poor record on televised majors, Burden fared better on floor events, reaching the final of the 1990 WDF Europe Cup, losing to Phil Taylor and the 1995 WDF World Cup, losing to Martin Adams. Burden won the 1994 Swedish Open, beating local player Magnus Caris in the final.

Burden also appeared on the popular British game show, "Bullseye" scoring 207 in 1993.

World Championship Performances[edit]

BDO[edit]

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