News about the world of darts or things in general.

Tablet Buyer’s Guide

,

UPDATED FOR 2018!

Take advantage of Black Friday & Cyber Monday for the best deal on a new tablet for DartConnect.

Keep reading for advice on what to look for, what NOT to buy and links to our top recommendations and the hottest deals. Read more

Complete Target Darts Prize List – 2018 Dart Counter Contest

,

2018 DartCounter Contest Sponsored by Target

Win these fantastic, one-of-a-kind hand-signed steel-tip darts from legendary players, courtesy of our partner, Target Darts. Winners will be randomly drawn weekly for DartConnect’s 2018 Dart Counter Contest with a Grand Prize offered for the closest guess by year’s end.

Images will be updated with winners as drawings are completed.

Enter now to be included in weekly drawings 26 Oct – 16 Nov.   
Deadline for Grand Prize entry: 16 November 2018

GRAND PRIZE:

Rob Cross Autographed World Champion Package (Steel-Tip darts & World Championship Programme)

WEEKLY PRIZES:

Hand-signed steel-tip darts from legendary Target players

Make every dart count…

,

DartConnect’s “Live Dart Counter” has been tracking the number of darts recorded during all DartConnect matches since 2016.  As the DC community continues to grow with new members, leagues, and tournaments worldwide, more darts are recorded every year.

With the support of Target Darts, we’ve created a contest with exclusive one-of-a-kind prizes for everyone to take their best shot at guessing 2018’s end of year total.  To help you calculate your best guess, we’ve compiled the following background information.    Read more

1001 reasons to aim for consistency

Leonard Gates put on quite the show at the inaugural New Orleans Dart Party, posting impressive numbers on his way to winning the 1001 warm up event.  Each round was best-of-1, but each leg afforded the opportunity get into a rhythm, something that Gates took full advantage of, carrying 100+ averages in 4 out of 5 legs.

Impressive!

Read more

Bulls Eye News Website: Your Window to the World of Darts


Our friends at Bulls Eye News have recently launched their new website, providing an online companion for North America’s exclusive magazine covering darts at home and abroad for players and fans.

Read more

US Darts Masters Training Guide

,

Get Ready for Vegas!  Play Like a Pro by Training Like One

With DartConnect you have the ultimate training tool at your fingertips:

  • Endurance and Stamina: Play simulated long format matches just like the real competition
  • Fits Your Schedule:  Practice anywhere — at home, a friends house or at the pub
  • Always Get a Game: Live opponents, online play & vs DartConnect Computer Opponent
  • Feedback tells you where to focus: Performance stats show your progress and highlight weak spots needing work
  • Be Prepared for Anything:  Long Format 501, Set Play, Alternate Starts …and more

Read more

DPNA – Serious players only need apply…


 

Find a long-format 501 tour in your region or start one of your own!

The Dart Player tour program is spreading across North America, bringing you serious competition without the hassle and expense of traveling the country.

NO MORE EXCUSES

  • Regional Locations – Dart Player tours focus on regional venues within reasonable driving distance
  • Affordability – No flights, overnight drives or hotel stays means you don’t have to pay through the nose to fulfill your competitive itch
  • Choice of Events – Events are spread out monthly with the full tour published in advance so you can plan ahead to attend
  • Pro-Style Format – Experience long format 501  matches you’ve seen on TV played by top professionals
  • Technology-Driven – Events are run on the DartConnect Digital Steel system, the same system used today at PDC tournaments for an unmatched professional player-experience

Read more

Darts Loses a Legend – Eric Bristow 1957-2018

,

 

RIP ‘Crafty Cockney’ 1957-2018

Darts Legend Eric Bristow MBE has died at age 60.   Five time World Champion between 1980 and 1986, Eric also won five World Masters titles and was a founder player of the PDC when it was formed in 1993.

PDC chairman Barry Hearn said he would “always be a legend in the world of darts and British sport.  It’s just unbelievable. He was working as normal in hospitality, started feeling ill and collapsed and died. Our thoughts go out to his wife and family because this has come as a massive shock to the whole sport of darts.”

Read more