Grand Final 2012

THE WORLD, “SOFT-TIP DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP 2012” is coming soon.  December 15-16, 2012 at KITEC Rodunda Hall, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong.

Eight tournaments (“Stages”) were held throughout 2012 where players competed for cash prizes and valuable qualifying points.  After all Stages were complete, the Top 100 points ranking players were invited to compete in end of year championship finale, THE WORLD 2012 GRAND FINAL.  The total tournament purse is 2,284,000 Hong Kong Dollars and the tournament champion receives 1,000,000 HKD.

I finished in the Top 100 and I’ve been invited to Hong Kong to compete in the GRAND FINAL.  My flight and hotel are booked.  Practice and preparation has begun.

Goto the THE WORLD for tournament details.  A few days before the event, there will be a link posted for the live stream of this world championship soft-tip event.

Guess Who’s Coming to The World – Stage 3

The WorldI’m looking forward to returning back to Hong Kong for The World – Stage 3 on May 27, 2012.  In addition to more great darts, tasty food, and people watching, it now seems that The World Stage 3 will be uniquely different from all previous events.

Recently, there have been rumors about a certain famous professional player talking about wanting to travel to Hong Kong for The World event.  This was mentioned in various darting forums and sites across the internet.  Well, wait no more because it seems that it is now official….   Continue reading

Hong Kong – One Visit is Not Enough

Hong Kong is cool place.  I like traveling to foreign countries and exploring places that I’ve never been to. I get to see and experience all kinds of things that are interesting and memorable. It’s even more interesting when you don’t speak the local language…or in my case, not very well. I stayed in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Kowloon, Hong Kong. This area was densely packed with all types of shops, restaurants, jewelry stores, night clubs, electronics stores, and bars. When the sun went down, the place lit up and the area was vibrant and alive. Continue reading

DARTSLIVE USA Kickoff (Nov 5, 2011)

The DARTSLIVE USA kickoff at the Tartan Pub in San Bernardino, CA marked the beginning of a new era of soft tip darts in the USA.  Many players traveled from far and near to participate in this highly anticipated event and become the first players to play a US tournament on the new DARTSLIVE machines.  I had some extra travel miles and points available, so I decided to make the trip and see what this was all about.

As I boarded the plane for my departure, several questions came to mind like, “Would the DARTSLIVE boards live up to all of the hype and my personal standards for quality?  Would I enjoy playing on the DARTSLIVE boards?  Would I get to meet and talk with the senior DARTSLIVE representatives?  Would this trip be worth taking and would I enjoy myself and have a good time?” Continue reading

Arachnid and Medalist Have Something to Fear

Arachnid and Medalist are shaking in their boots.  A giant tsunami is powering its way towards us right now.  Brace yourselves and get ready because something big is about to happen.

On November 5, 2011, a very formidable and powerful dart company from Asia will début on our shores.   Yes it’s true.  Dartslive is coming to America.  Some of you may be wondering, who is Dartslive and what does this really mean to all of us?

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PDC Events Are Gone From North America

Sad but true.  It appears that the 2011 Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) tournament in Canada was the last PDC event held in North America (NA).  The PDC published their new tournament calendar and there are no events scheduled for North America in 2012.  What does this mean for North American players? Continue reading