Darts

Individual and team tournament for women and men. The singles will be played in the preliminary round in groups of 4 to 5 players. Then the elimination system will be applied through to the finals (501 double out).

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Tournament

Individual and team tournament for women and men. The singles will be played in the preliminary round in groups of 4 to 5 players. Then the elimination system will be applied through to the finals (501 double out).
The teams will be played as double-elimination tournaments (501 double out, best-of-three). In the team tournament, a team consists of at least 4 players. Each match consists of 8 games in the following order: 1st single, 2nd single, 3rd single, 4th single, 1st double, 2nd double, 3rd double, 4th double.
Only steel-tip darts may be used (max. 50g and 30,5cm).The tournament will be played on bristle dart boards. The general rules of participation, competition and tournament of the Nederlands Darts Bond (NDB) and the World Darts Federation (WDF) apply.

Competition rules

The rules of the Nederlands Darts Bond (NDB) and the World Darts Federation (WDF) apply. The decisions of the referee and the tournament director are final. The tournament consists of a 501 double-out (team, group and individual competitions). The darts used by players may not exceed a total length of 30,5cm and a total weight of 50g per arrow and must have a steel tip. A Bull throw carried out by each player who participated in the game to determine who can start the match.

Team competition (501 double out, 4 sets singles & 4 sets doubles):

In the team competition, the participating teams will be playing a round robin. The order of throw is determined with the help of the match reports.

Team line-up:

Both captains enter 4 players and a substitute player (optional) in the match report form. During an encounter, one player may be substituted, but may not be brought back into play again.

Order of play:

Before the first leg of each match begins, both individual players must each throw a dart at the centre of the board; whoever is closer to the middle begins the first leg; and after that, the players alternate. The following rounds will be held:

Singles 1: Player A1 : B1 (best of 3 = 1st set)
Singles 2: Player A2 : B2 (best of 3 = 2nd set)
Singles 3: Player A3 : B3 (best of 3 = 3rd set)
Singles 4: Player A4 : B4 (best of 3 = 4th set)

Doubles:

The two doubles are played as follows: Two players of a team form a double;
one player of each double must throw a dart at the center of the board; whoever is closer to the middle begins the first leg; and after that, the players alternate. A team wins the leg if they finish with a double out score.

Doubles 1: Players A1 & A2 : B3 & B4 (best of 3 = 5th set)
Doubles 2: Players A3 & A4 : B1 & B2 (best of 3 = 6th set)
Doubles 3: Players A1 & A3 : B2 & B4 (best of 3 = 7th set)
Doubles 4: Players A2 & A4 : B1 & B3 (best of 3 = 8th set)

If the score is 4:4 in sets, the two team captains play one more leg.

Individual women’s and men’s events (501 double out):

The individual tournament will be a first round in groups of 4 or 5 players. After the group stage, all participants will proceed to the knockout stage. Games will be played on 2 won legs (“best of three”); from the 1/8 finals onwards, on 3 won legs (“best of five”). Women and men will compete together, but there will also be a women’s final

Scoring

The scoring within the group stage follows the points system: win 2 points – loss 0 points. If two or more players have the same number of points at the end of the group, the deciding factors are first the direct duel, then the legs won. After completion of the group phase, the competition continues in the knockout format up to the finals.

Important information

Please ensure that you leave yourself enough time to get from your accommodation to the sport venue.

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Participants list

Check the list of participants for darts here. This list of participants was last updated om May 10th, 2022. The final participants list will be shown on this website with the sports schedules in the beginning of June.

Location

Sports park Orderbos
Sportpark Orderbos 1
7313 HN Apeldoorn

Important information

Please ensure that you have enough time to reach your sports venue. See this page for more information about transport during the ECSG Arnhem 2022.

Team leaders/players must report to the tournament management in order to be registered and to receive the required instructions/information min. 30 minutes before the first game. Players must be ready for the game at least 15 minutes before start. Games will be started at the planned time if the minimum number of players is present under the rule of the game. If the required number of players is not ready to play at least 15 minutes after the scheduled time, the team/players loose(s) the match.

The above information was updated on 27/5/2022. Adjustments in the run-up to the event are possible. Keep an eye on this page for the latest version.