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WDF Virtual Cup Update! World Masters Spots at Stake – Entry Deadline Extended

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WDF and DartConnect are excited to announce there’s been an overwhelming response to the first ever International Men’s and Women’s Virtual Cup competition!  The entry deadline and competition dates have been extended one week.

USA Darts, the premier darts streaming service in North America, will be streaming live Virtual Cup featured matches during the knockout rounds.

The WDF also recently announced that the men’s and women’s singles champions as well as the highest place team will receive invitations to the 2021 WDF World Masters!

Over 40 countries have submitted teams to compete for the title and World Masters berth, including:

Americas 

  • USA
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Jamaica

Isle Nations 

  • Republic of Ireland
  • Jersey
  • Scotland
  • Faroe Islands
  • Iceland
  • Wales
  • England
  • Northern Ireland

Rest of Europe / Africa

  • Romania
  • Germany
  • Ukraine
  • Czech Republic
  • Egypt
  • Italy
  • France
  • Russia
  • Sweden
  • South Africa
  • Catalonia
  • Poland
  • Slovenija
  • Latvia
  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • Lithuania
  • Hungary
  • Finland
  • Monaco

Asia/ NZ / Australia 

  • New Zealand
  • Malaysia
  • India
  • Iran
  • Australia
  • Korea
  • Mongolia
  • Pakistan

The above list was updated on 24 September. More and more are entering every day, check back for updates to the participant list.

Entry deadline extended to 30 September!

What:
Men’s & Women’s Virtual Cup Online Singles Championship

When:
UPDATED!  04 October – 08 November 2020

Who:
2 Men & 2 Women from each member country

Why:
To provide more opportunities for global competition

The tournament will be entirely run on DartConnect’s innovative Digital Steel competition software and scorekeeping app.  This is the same system used at WDF-sanctioned competitions around the world, including the 2019 WDF World Cup in Romania.

Member countries may select 2 men & 2 women to compete in this inaugural event. All matches will be played online over a five week period starting with regional round-robin group play followed by a championship knockout round.

New WDF Virtual Cup Launched For 2020

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This Fall the WDF will crown the first ever International Men’s and Women’s Virtual Cup Champions!

While Covid-19 has brought in-person competitions to a halt around the world, the WDF is embracing online darts to provide international players with more opportunities to represent their country on the global darts stage.

UPDATE:

Entry deadline extended to 30 September!

What:
Men’s & Women’s Virtual Cup Online Singles Championship

When:
UPDATED!  04 October – 08 November 2020

Who:
2 Men & 2 Women from each member country

Why:
To provide more opportunities for global competition

To bridge the absence of canceled events around the world, the WDF has partnered with DartConnect to bring a new online cup competition to WDF member countries.  The tournament will take place from 04 October – 08 November.

The tournament will be entirely run on DartConnect’s innovative Digital Steel competition software and scorekeeping app.  This is the same system used at WDF-sanctioned competitions around the world, including the 2019 WDF World Cup in Romania.

Member countries may select 2 men & 2 women to compete in this inaugural event. All matches will be played online over a five week period starting with regional round-robin group play followed by a championship knockout round.

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

Streamlined on-line play & more – update the app now!

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Apply updates before playing your next match!

This update comes with the following improvements:

  • New Welcome Screen Menu Layout
  • Streamlined access to on-line play features
  • Bolstered capacity for on-line match activity

New Streamlined Navigation: Read more