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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PDC Live Darts Returns At Last

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PDC Summer SeriesHeld within the “Bubble” concept that all professional sports have been forced to implement, the PDC ProTour is finally back from its Coronavirus hiatus and DartConnect will be there with full LIVE coverage.

Five straight days of competition, dubbed the “Summer Series,” faces the biggest changes in the tour’s history as play resumes with strict social distancing measures. Staff markers will be absent to reduce occupancy, resulting in players marking games for one another with DartConnect.

This means the players themselves will be responsible for feeding the live scoreboards to fans on DartConnect TV, another ProTour first.

The PDC Summer Series
08-12 June 2020
Milton Keynes, UK
Daily Start Time: 1100 GMT / 1200 BST

 

First Ever PDC Markers’ Charity Cup Goes Online

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Darts from home with the world’s best scorekeepers.

This weekend members of Professional Darts Corporation’s official scorekeeping staff will participate in the first ever “Markers’ Charity Cup” to benefit the WHO’s Covid-19 Global Response Fund.

They bring you LIVE scores from the ProTour – now it’s their turn at the oche!

The tournament will be the first official charity event run remotely using Digital Steel, DartConnect’s tournament system optimized to work with the scoring app’s online play features.  Players will play from their home boards while staff leader, Mem Martin, runs the entire competition from her home office.

PDC Markers’ Charity Cup

Held Saturday – 13 June 2020 / 1200 GMT

Match Reports, Stats, Results & More!

Join us in supporting the cause & contribute today!

Congratulations!

PDC Markers’ Charity Cup Champion:

JAMES EVAN

Scenes From the Day!

Video: Connecting the World with DartConnect

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Flashback to 2019!

The newest DartConnect trailer produced for the 2019 PDC World Series of Darts in Las Vegas.

Produced and directed by L. David Irete

Sky Sports Spotlights Online Darts Revolution

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Online darts participation is skyrocketing during the Covid-19 global lockdown, forcing amateurs and top professionals alike to the Internet to get their steel tip fix.

Sky Sports, who televises the lion’s share of professional event “majors” like the PDC World Championships, takes a closer look at how online darts is evolving.

From professionals seeking the fill the void of live sports entertainment to every day folk looking for a fun way to pass the time in isolation, Sky Sports’ Paul Prenderville explored the numbers with DartConnect founder, David Macher, who said: Read more

Historical Heights Continue for Snakebite

World Champion Peter Wright continues to make history less than a month into this year’s ProTour season:

  • Highest-Ever Combined Average: Players Championship 2 Quarterfinals – Averaged 113.7 in a losing effort to Nathan Aspinall who averaged 117, together producing the highest ever combined match average of 115.24 View Match Report
  • Highest-Ever Tournament Average: Players Championship 5 – Averaged 106.07 over 7 matches and 63 legs. PC5 Leaderboard

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BOMBSHELL: Fallon Sherrock blows up the PDC World Championship

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The 25-year old mother of one from Buckinghamshire, England, is sending shockwaves throughout the world of darts and has become an international sporting phenomenon.

Live Your Pro Darts Fantasy on DartConnect

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NEW Q-SCHOOL PRACTICE BOT

Train your game for PDC Q-School or just practice like a pro!

You don’t have to be chasing a PDC tour card to practice like a top professional! Whether you’re going to the UK or Germany, or just pretending at home or the pub, get a taste of PDC Q-School with DartConnect’s new Q-School Practice Bot. Read more