BDO World Championship Darts at the Lakeside Result
Raymond van Barneveld (Barney), The number one seed from the Netherlands, took his fourth world title last night beating Martin Adams, 7 seed and England captain. Both players started out well with Barneveld taking the first two sets, Barneveld's play dipped slightly when trying to double out and so Adams took the third set. Adams' game then also dipped leaving Barneveld to take the 4th and 5th set taking them into the break with a score of 4-1. Barneveld took the 6th set before Adams' took the 7th. At 5-2, it looked possible for an Adams comeback but with a 2-1 leg Barneveld advantage on the 8th Barneveld took the final leg, giving the final score of 6-2.
The finalists and the semifinalists will all return automatically next year for the lakeside championship.