Fowler & The Wizard Share ‘Pundit’ Honours as ‘Experts’ Fall Short.

The dartsworld.com team of writers, officials, players and friends had a tough time predicting events during this years World Championships. Non picked the winner, non suggested that Fallon Sherrock would progress and only one even managed a finalist!

Only The Coach picked a finalist and even MVG could not deliver in the end.
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The Coach – Managed to pick a finalist. He suggested that MVG would have a reasonable run through, where as the other may have to fight their way through a tough draw. His other picks did not live up to their billing.

JR Lott – Our columnist had a good year predicting Cross for the Matchplay and that Ian White would make progress on his previous stage form. His world champs efforts were less impressive. Adrian Lewis, Gary Anderson & Krystof Ratajadski all flattered to deceive before being defeated in very good games!

Colin managed a decent debut in dartsworld.com punditry and will return in 2020.

The WizardColin Osborne made his dartsworld.com debut, as a pundit, and did better than most. Gerwyn Price reached the semi and Chris Dobey had a fine run to the later stages. We will hear from more from the Wizard in 2020.

Chis Dobey was tipped for a good event by Colin Osborne, himself a former Qtr Finalist.
PIC;LAWRENCE LUSTIG CHRIS DOBEY LEADS THE APPLAUSE FOR FALLON SHERROCK AT THE END

The Manufacturer – Despite huge inside knowledge Gerwyn’s run to the semi was the best our industry insider could manage. both his other two selections fell early. But we are sure he will have more important things on his mind this new year.

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The Official View – Our resident referee, and contributor, John Fowler proved that current knowledge and player relationships can be very useful. John predicted that Glen Durrant would perform well and that Steve Beaton was in good shape and would out perform his Ally Pally record, both happened!

Summary –

Between them our experts managed to spot a few decent runs and some one off results. But non spotted the winner and few could claim much overall success. Must try harder!

This years winners’ were John Fowler & The Wizard both could claim that two out of their three suggestions provided good value!