Steve Alker

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Steve Alker
Personal information
Nickname Snakeman
Born (1964-02-14) 14 February 1964 (age 52)[1]
Home town Pontyberem, Llanelli
Wales
Darts information
Darts 21g unicorn
Laterality right-handed
Walk-on music Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N' Roses
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO 1998-2005; 2007-2014
PDC 2005-2006
Current world ranking -
BDO majors - best performances
World Ch'ship Last 32: 2001
World Masters Last 32: 2002
PDC premier events - best performances
World Ch'ship Last 16: 2006
UK Open Last 32: 2005
Other tournament wins
Tournament Years
Welsh Open 1998

Steve "Snakeman" Alker (born 14 February 1964) is a former Welsh darts player.

Career[edit]

Alker won the 1998 Welsh Open, beating Colin Monk in the final. He was also a semi-finalist in the 2000 British Open. He played in the 2001 BDO World Darts Championship and 2002 Winmau World Masters but lost in the first round of both tournaments.

At the 2005 UK Open, where starting in the Preliminary Round, he went on to win five matches, including a victory over Kevin Painter to earn a date with Phil Taylor. Taylor eventually stopped his progress in the fifth round. In the 2006 PDC World Darts Championship he reached the last 16, beating Alan Caves and Denis Ovens before losing to Wayne Jones.

World Championship results[edit]

BDO[edit]

PDC[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snakeman cooks Ovens' goose". New Zealand Herald. 29 December 2005. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 

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