2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by BlueSpark » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:21 pm

Good lord, not one leg under 15 darts so far.
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2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by Zapp Brannigan » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:30 pm

Murphio wrote:
robot wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:06 pm
Murphio wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:00 pm
robot wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:55 pm
Murphio wrote:
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Rumour? I'd have thought the fact he introduced both a European and UK qualifier for the recent World Championships makes it a little more than that. But he doesn't want a ladies game per se - he wants a unisex sport and that is the way, imo, to go. In the meantime he has given the ladies their own qualifier which is fair enough until they catch up. And there is absolutely no reason they can't.
Though if he thought there was big sponsorship money possible coming from the Far East he could still change his tune about a dedicated ladies game
I suspect he would instead increase the number of ladies participants in events through seperate qualifiers rather than dedicate an entire event to them. He has made it quite clear than ladies should have the same opportunities to play for the same prize money as men and in this I totally agree with them. The ladies are always going to have limited exposure for pitiful prize money with continued gender apartheid.
You may well be right, though Hearn may be most guided by what lines his pocket the best, as opposed to the equity of a unisex meritocracy!
Totally agree which is why I think there is no chance whatsoever of Hearn holding a standalone ladies event - there is simply no money in it. The Ladies game in the BDO has long been subsidised by the men's. Ladies will continue to get opportunities and exposure in the PDC and he will certainly see Suzuki in particular as someone with commercial potentia.l But I'd bet my house on her and others like her being absorbed into the men's game. He recently called for the BDO to give the ladies champion a place at the Grand Slam - I think that's something we'll hear him say again in light of today's winner.
I think their might be a ladies event but the rumours I’ve seen, and bag carried hinted at it earlier, is your not going to be let to do both ladies event next year. Which means the women are going to have to be offered something else to convince them

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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by 1205 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:53 pm

Zapp Brannigan wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:40 pm
robot wrote:Wonder if Uncle Bazza will be sniffing around women’s darts again?
The rumour is he already is
Did you start that rumour?

I'm sure he _really_ wants improvement from women players. Just 1 female player competitive enough to get to PDC TV stages with some regularity would be huge.

To support separate women's tournaments there'd need to be more players who play at a high enough level so that there are more competitive games with a good proportion of legs won in 18 darts or less, and few legs won in more than 21 darts. Otherwise, it gets sloooowwww. There's only 4 or 5 players who'd meet that standard and that'd not be enough.

The only thing I could see the PDC doing different this year would be to increase promotion of the women's qualifiers and maybe stream or record and show some of the later games.
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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by Zapp Brannigan » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:54 pm

1205 wrote:
Zapp Brannigan wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:40 pm
robot wrote:Wonder if Uncle Bazza will be sniffing around women’s darts again?
The rumour is he already is
Did you start that rumour?
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No

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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by foggs3355 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:59 pm

I think they could fit in longer woman’s matches in later stages if they play the semis on same day as the men’s. best of 5 sets with 1 men’s semi in the session and play both final on same day best of 7 sets and men’s 13 sets men’s

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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by Garry Murphy » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:02 pm

averaging 82 in a bdo "world pro" semi final.......snigger
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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by BlueSpark » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:05 pm

2 legs out of 27 under 15 darts.
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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by Garry Murphy » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:07 pm

Scott Waites wins 6-1 in sets with just an 85 average....surprised ? Dont be as he won 2 Lakesides in the past with the same average.

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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by BlueSpark » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:12 pm

Not that I watched it, but looking at the stats it looked turgid as fek.
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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by ChrisW » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:12 pm

Jacky never misses a trick does he.

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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by Astonvilla » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:19 pm

Waites would have played better had he needed to but sadly it was a non match.

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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by Garry Murphy » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:36 pm

GAMES PLAYED SO FAR - 52
TOTAL AVERAGES - 104
AVERAGES OVER A TON - NONE
AVERAGES OVER 90 - 23
AVERAGES IN THE 80S AND UNDER - 81
AVERAGES IN THE 70S AND UNDER - 33
AVERAGES IN THE 60 AND UNDER - 10
AVERAGES IN THE 50S AND UNDER - 2
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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by ChrisW » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:44 pm

23 games over 90 now. Will they make 25.

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Post by Garry Murphy » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:00 pm

ChrisW wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:44 pm
23 games over 90 now. Will they make 25.
wrong.

its not 23 games ...its 23 averages.
Some games had two 90 averages in the match.
Do you know the difference between an average and a match ?
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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by ChrisW » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:23 pm

Garry Murphy wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:00 pm
ChrisW wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:44 pm
23 games over 90 now. Will they make 25.
wrong.

its not 23 games ...its 23 averages.
Some games had two 90 averages in the match.
Do you know the difference between an average and a match ?
There has been games with two average over 90. Wow!

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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by trotter » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:26 pm

Just seen whingeing on Fanatics about Des wearing a grey suit as that is not BDO uniform.....some BDO folk don't like change do they ?....don't they realise change HAS to happen..and that includes attracting a different crowd base as well..

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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by BlueSpark » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:37 pm

BDO uniform :DDD:
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Re: 2019 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships 5-13 Jan 2019

Post by ChrisW » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:39 pm

Surely the bosses privilege that he can come in a 'posh' suit.

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