News about DartConnect, including new partnerships, media appearances, and special announcements.

Power up your practice with DartConnect – Tungsten Tale’s Tech Special Part 3 / 3

Tungsten Tales host, Chris “Mace the Ace” Mason, sits down with Founder David Macher for an in-depth look at DartConnect 

Part 3 of a 3-part series — in this episode you will learn:

  • How DartConnect is the perfect practice partner, ready whenever and wherever you want to play
  • How to use the “Guest Connect” feature to play online matches against friends who live anywhere
  • Handicapping games to increase the challenge with any level opponent
  • How DartConnect’s 12-level computer opponent can simulate a real life match
  • Bonus!  Chris Mason’s secret handicapping formula

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Why does the PDC use DartConnect? Tungsten Tales takes a closer look – Part 2 / 3

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Tungsten Tales host, Chris “Mace the Ace” Mason, sits down with Founder David Macher for an in-depth look at DartConnect 

Part 2 of a 3-part series — in this episode you will learn:

  • How the PDC is using DartConnect to track player performance and allow a whole new way for fans to follow their favorite players
  • How the DartConnect platform, including DCTV, is an invaluable tool for broadcasters, analysts and statisticians
  • How to use the player performance leaderboards and stats as a guide for serious training and development
  • The many surprises that some statistics can reveal

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DartConnect Talks to Tungsten Tales – Part 1 / 3

Tungsten Tales host, Chris “Mace the Ace” Mason, sits down with Founder David Macher for an in-depth look at DartConnect 

Part 1 of a 3-part series — in this episode you will learn:

  • The original inspiration behind the DartConnect app and the basic features of the entire platform
  • How DartConnect is much more than a scoring calculator
  • How DartConnect enhances league play with easier scorekeeping, faster matchplay, automated stats and more
  • BONUS!  Chris Mason’s favorite “hidden feature” for scoring 501

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Zonneveld: “…great for the people at home that they can follow matches with DartConnect”

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Dutch player Niels Zonneveld won his third Development Tour Title with a victory in Wigan at 2018’s Dev Tour 4.

In this interview with Darts News, Zonneveld talks about his experiences on the Development tour and even a little bit about what he thinks about DartConnect:

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The Eagle Flies High in Charlotte – Butler Nails “Friday the 13th” 9-Dart 501 on his way to the World Masters

The most decorated player in US darts history, Larry “The Eagle” Butler, hit his second-ever 9-dart perfect 501 in competition at the 2018 ADO World Masters National Finals hosted by the Charlotte Open in North Carolina on Friday the 13th.

“My last perfect game in competition was at the PDC Player’s Championship 6 or 7 years ago,” recalled Butler, “Plus I’ve thrown a few in practice at home and at events like the Buckeye Open in my home state of Ohio.”

What’s going through your mind as your throwing a perfect 501?

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Dart Players Los Angeles Ranked #1 Region by DCA

Dart Player 2018 Event Averages

Check out the relative group DCA from each completed 2018 DP regional event:

DP Los Angeles – Event 1 – 71.0

DP Chicago – Event 1 – 65.8

DP New York – Event 2 – 64.5

DP New England – Event 1 – 64.2

DP Chicago – Event 2 – 64.1

DP New York – Event 3 –  63.3

DP New York – Event 1 – 63.1

DP NorCal – Event 1 – 62.2

DP Colorado – Event 1 – 62.1

DP Colorado – Event 2 – 57.1

Dart Players North America Leaderboard

Compare Player Stats from Across all DP Regions:

Dart Players North America - Leaderboard

 

 

Dart Player’s New England Joins the DPNA Revolution

Event 1: Bruce Robbins tops the sold out 48-Player Field at the Beverly Franco in Massachusetts

Long format 501 is now full swing in New England as DPNE launched its first Dart Player tour event on April 21, 2018.  Along with the other DP regions, New England now rounds out the DPNA leaderboard combining player rankings from every DP program using the DartConnect platform. Read more

Canada Welcomes DartConnect to the Stage

DartConnect was introduced at the Ontario Provincial Championship in St. Catharines Ontario over the Easter weekend. Used for the Ladies & Men’s Singles and Mixed Doubles finals on stage it was well received by the players and a grateful audience. Many agreed it would be great to use for floor matches as well.

Welcome to the Great White North.

2018 PDC Power Index: Top 501 Players in North America

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How do you compare to North America’s best?

The Power Index lists over 600 North Americans that have been identified by the PDC and DartConnect as having the ability to compete at this summer’s World Series of Darts in Las Vegas!

The PDC Power Index was created by the PDC and DartConnect to identify the top 501 players in North America. Using statistical data from a select group of major competitions, this special leaderboard combines 501 performances for players across Canada and the United States. Players appearing on this index have demonstrated enough skill to consider competing at this summer’s World Series of Darts.

DartConnect Interviewed for the Weekly Dartscast

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DartConnect’s Gregg Tong is featured in this brief interview with the Weekly Dartscast recorded in Milton Keynes during the PDC Challenge Tour March 24, 2018.

CLICK HERE to listen to the podcast (Gregg’s interview begins at the 17:59 mark).