Ray Carver

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Ray Carver
Personal information
Full nameRaymond Carver
Born (1973-06-13) 13 June 1973 (age 49)
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Home townChicago, IL, United States
Darts information
Playing darts since1997
Darts20g Ray Carver TIGA
Walk-on music"Crazy Crazy Nights" by Kiss
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO2000–2006, 2011–2015
BDO majors – best performances
World MastersLast 32 2002
PDC premier events – best performances
World Ch'shipLast 32 2006
UK OpenPreliminary round 2007
Desert ClassicQuarter Finals 2005
US Open/WSoDQuarter Finals 2008
Other tournament wins
ADO Shoot The Rapids
Soft Tip Bullshooter European Championship
Soft Tip Bullshooter World Championship
Windy City Open
WDF World Cup Team
Virginia Beach Classic



Raymond Carver (born June 13, 1973 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a former American professional darts player who competed in the Professional Darts Corporation and is generally regarded as one of the top American darts players. He was nicknamed Razor and lives in Chicago, IL.


Carver made his World Championship debut in the 2003 PDC World Darts Championship, losing 4–0 to Wayne Mardle in the qualifying round. His second World Championship appearance in the 2006 World Championship saw him defeating number three seed Ronnie Baxter in the first round. He lost in the second round to Andy Smith. In the 2008 PDC World Darts Championship, Carver suffered a first round exit to Wayne Mardle. He has also qualified for the Las Vegas Desert Classic in 2005, 2006 and 2007, reaching to quarter-finals in 2005 before losing to Wes Newton. Carver was one of the American qualifiers for the inaugural World Series of Darts but lost easily in the first round to Peter Manley.

World Championship Results[edit]


  • 2003: 1st Round (lost to Wayne Mardle 0–4)
  • 2006: 2nd Round (lost to Andy Smith 3–4)
  • 2008: 1st Round (lost to Wayne Mardle 2–3)

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