Kist Goodbye – Kong Dumps Out the Defending Champion

The opening day of the 2013 BDO World Professional Darts Championship resulted in an early exit for reigning Champion Christian Kist at the hand of Robbie Green, Kong will be joined by the day’s other winners Jason Cullen, Garry Thompson, Richie George, Darryl Fitton, Alan Norris & Tony O’Shea in the second round.

Lakeside World DartsJason Cullen and Martin Atkins kicked off the afternoon’s play, curiously their game was overlooked for live broadcasting by the BBC, who instead chose to air some women chasing each other round a field, I believe it’s called cross country running.

Republic of Ireland qualifier Cullen knocked out 11th seed Atkins 3-1 to progress to the last 16, Robbie Green’s victory over unseeded Christian Kist saw him win by the same scoreline in the first televised game of the afternoon, as did Garry Thompson sending 10th seed Gary Robson home.

Lakeside debutant Richie George knocked out  Dave Prins 3-2 (4-2 in the final set tie-breaker) making it a disappointing fourth consecutive first round exit for The Badger. George is looking to emulate the success of father Bobby and would love to go one further and win the title to give him bragging rights at George Hall.

The evening fixtures were delivered to our screens by ESPN with Darryl Fitton coming through a tight encounter with Benito van de Pas 3-2. Alan Norris (our Tipsters 20/1 each way punt for the title) moved into the second round with a 3-1 victory over Wayne Warren, as fourth seed and last year’s runner-up Tony O’Shea drew the evening’s play to a close easing past the 2001 Champion John Walton 3-0.

2013 Lakeside World Darts Championship Day 1 Results

Afternoon Session (BBC)

Martin Atkins (11) 1 v 3 Jason Cullen

L32 – Martin Atkins v Jason Cullen
Players Team Result Ave Ave3 ScAve Tons Ton+ Max TAve
Martin Atkins England 1 27.71 83.14 29.47 18 12 2 1.68
Jason Cullen Republic of Ireland 3 29.58 88.74 33.00 24 15 4 2.26

Robbie Green (5) 3 v 1 Christian Kist

L32 – Robbie Green v Christian Kist
Players Team Result Ave Ave3 ScAve Tons Ton+ Max TAve
Robbie Green England 3 30.37 91.11 33.23 19 10 3 2.00
Christian Kist Netherlands 1 28.56 85.69 28.94 15 10 5 1.88

Gary Robson (10) 1 v 3 Garry Thompson

L32 – Gary Robson v Garry Thompson
Players Team Result Ave Ave3 ScAve Tons Ton+ Max TAve
Gary Robson England 1 27.85 83.54 29.95 17 9 2 1.65
Garry Thompson England 3 29.61 88.82 31.99 23 6 5 2.00

Richie George (15) 3 v 2 Dave Prins

L32 – Richie George v Dave Prins
Players Team Result Ave Ave3 ScAve Tons Ton+ Max TAve
Richie George England 3 27.22 81.66 28.59 38 9 3 1.92
Dave Prins England 2 27.01 81.03 29.07 28 15 3 1.77

Evening Session (ESPN)

Darryl Fitton (16) 3 v 2 Benito van de Pas

L32 – Darryl Fitton v Benito Van De Pas
Players Team Result Ave Ave3 ScAve Tons Ton+ Max TAve
Darryl Fitton England 3 29.77 89.31 32.87 22 13 5 1.90
Benito Van De Pas Netherlands 2 27.69 83.08 29.42 19 12 5 1.71

Alan Norris (9) 3 v 1 Wayne Warren

L32 – Alan Norris v Wayne Warren
Players Team Result Ave Ave3 ScAve Tons Ton+ Max TAve
Alan Norris England 3 26.66 79.97 30.85 18 7 6 1.94
Wayne Warren Wales 1 28.16 84.49 30.69 25 11 3 2.44

Tony O’Shea (4) 3 v 0 John Walton

L32 – Tony O’Shea v John Walton
Players Team Result Ave Ave3 ScAve Tons Ton+ Max TAve
Tony O’Shea England 3 28.91 86.73 32.97 11 8 5 1.71
John Walton England 0 29.55 88.64 31.54 17 10 3 2.14

Ladies Quarter Final 1

Deta Hedman 0 v 2 Lisa Ashton

QF – Deta Hedman v Lisa Ashton
Players Team Result Ave Ave3 ScAve Tons Ton+ Max TAve
Deta Hedman England 0 24.61 73.83 26.75 13 3 0 1.78
Lisa Ashton England 2 26.47 79.41 29.99 10 5 0 1.67

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