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Warren Continues Winning Run in Slovakia – Open & Masters Reports.

World Champion Wayne Warren, and Chris Landman shared the honours over this popular weekend of WDF affiliated darts. Warren claimed the Masters and Landman, the following day’s, Slovak Open. The win sees Warren in eighth place on the WDF rankings and closing in on the top places..

Wayne warren – Kept his enviable performance level up with victory in the Slovak Masters

David Evans continued his climb within the BDO/WDF system as he carries the confidence, from his World Championship Qtr Final, into the season.

The ladies crwons were captured by Maria O’Brien and Lorraine Winstanley respectively.

Slovak Masters – February 2020

Wayne WarrenWales1Maria O’BrienEngland
David EvansEngland2Deta HedmanEngland
Francesco RaschiniItaly3Lorraine WinstanleyEngland
Chris LandmanNetherlands3Anastasia DobromyslovaRussia
Tony O’SheaEngland5Paula JacklinEngland
Sebastian SteyerPoland5Kirsty HutchinsonEngland
Nick FullwellEngland5Laura TurnerEngland
Aaron TurnerEngland5Margaret SuttonEngland
Roemer MooijmanNetherlands9Anca ZijlstraNetherlands
Brian RamanBelgium9Roz BulmerEngland
John O’SheaRepublic of Ireland9Jo ClementsEngland
Roman BeneckyCzech Republic9Alisa BurykinaRussia
Anthony AllenEngland9Jana KanovskaCzech Republic
Adrian FrimRomania9Mandy SmithEngland
Tony MartinEngland9Sarah BrownEngland
Gabriel PascaruRomania9

Slovak Open – February 2020

Chris LandmanNetherlands1Lorraine WinstanleyEngland
Sebastian SteyerPoland2Laura TurnerEngland
Richard VeenstraNetherlands3Deta HedmanEngland
Wayne WarrenWales3Anastasia DobromyslovaRussia
John O’SheaRepublic of Ireland5Anca ZijlstraNetherlands
Ben HazelEngland5Kirsty HutchinsonEngland
Jason MarriottWales5Roz BulmerEngland
Aaron TurnerEngland5Margaret SuttonEngland
Roemer MooijmanNetherlands9Amanda HarwoodEngland
Brian RamanBelgium9Jitka CisarovaCzech Republic
Daniele PetriItaly9Veronika IhaszHungary
David EvansEngland9Gabriella OlahHungary
Nick FullwellEngland9Sandra PageEngland
Craig VenmanEngland9Regina SebestyenHungary
Tony MartinEngland9Andreea BradRomania
Patrik KovacsHungary9Magdalena MusialPoland

BDO World Championship Review – Day 3.

Paul Hogan was just milimetres away from a nine-darter as he saw off former World Masters champion Adam Smith-Neale in double quick time. After two consecutive 180’s, Hogan left double 18, but couldn’t quite find the target as Smith-Neale failed to find his scoring game as Hogan took the whitewash victory. 

Debutant Nick Fullwell get off to a good start. Defeating the seeded David Cameron 3-1.

Number one seed Wesley Harms began his Indigo campaign with a hard fought victory over Andreas Harrysson in the afternoon session in Central London. ‘Sparky’, a former electrician goes into the tournament as one of the favourites for the title, but was 
pushed all the way by the heavy scoring Swede. After the duo shared the opening four sets, experienced proved to be a key factor in the fifth, the Dutchman cranking up to pressure to put his name in the mix for round two. 

Suzuki moved to rd two in the defense of her crown.
PIC; L Lustig.

It was a perfect start for reigning Ladies champion Mikuru Suzuki as she started her title defence with a victory over Maria O’Brien. Plymouth based O’Brien took the first set with ease, but that was seemingly the wake up call Suzuki needed. 

The Japanese star returned with the fire in her belly, immediately fighting back to take the match into a decider. Despite a brief flurry of heavy scoring from ‘OB’, Suzuki secured her spot in the quarters in spite of the early wobble. 

There were also wins for debutantes Nick Fullwell and Justin Hood in the slightly reduced Monday afternoon schedule. Somerset based Hood made his TV debut at the World Masters in October, but eased into life under the lights with a routine victory over Romania’s Gabriel Pascaru. 

Elsewhere, Andy Hamilton proved too much for Darren Herewini to handle, The New Zealander was superb in his victory over Simon Stainton, but couldn’t replicate that performance at Hamilton found a extra gear in set four to take the win. 

Fullwell, competing in his first BDO World Championships, aged 50, was surprisingly dominant against Canada’s David Cameron. ‘Excalibur’ has been a thorn in the side of many big names over the years, but could do little as the French Open finalist set up a tie with David Evans on Tuesday afternoon. 

Waites moves through after defeating Martin Adams in a nervy looking encounter.

In a battle of the BDO legends Scott Waites came out on top against Martin Adams. In a scrappy encounter, where missed doubles were a key factor, ‘Too Hotty’ was the one to hold is nerve in the final furlong to secure his spot in round three.

Afternoon Session
Justin Hood 3-1 Gabriel Pascaru 
Nick Fullwell 3-1 David Cameron 
Wesley Harms 3-2 Andreas Harrysson

Evening Session
Andy Hamilton 3-1 Darren Herewini 
Mikuru Suzuki 2-1 Maria O’Brien 
Scott Waites 3-2 Martin Adams 
Paul Hogan 3-0 Adam Smith-Neale 

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