DARTS: 25 WONDERFUL LAKESIDE YEARS
The 2010 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships proudly celebrate the 25th Anniversary Year of Lakeside as the host venue.
The most famous and prestigious Championships in World Darts have been staged here at Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey – recognised as ‘the home of World Darts’ since 1986, and Lakeside has been the main title sponsor since 2004.
The BDO’s WORLD PROFESSIONAL DARTS CHAMPIONSHIPS have been played annually since 1978 and televised every year by BBC TV.
The Men’s World Professional Championship has been played from 1978 to the present day. The Women’s World Professional was introduced in 2001 and has been played annually ever since.
BBC-1 and BBC-2 – Live and recorded transmissions daily for nine consecutive days – afternoon/evening and late evening/early morning
BBCi Live transmissions daily of every dart thrown for digital viewers by pressing red-button on remote-control.
BBC WORLDWIDE – The World Pro is sold around the globe to over 70 countries.
SBS-6 (Netherlands): Present at Lakeside since 1998.
EUROSPORT ASIA has a three-year contract with BBC Worldwide. This means that Lakeside World Darts will be available to new audiences, not only across Europe, but also Asia until 2011.
Collectively this produces the largest TV audience for darts anywhere in the world.
ALL MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED ON THE WINMAU BLADE III DARTBOARD
Winmau Dartboards are endorsed by The British Darts Organisation and used in all of their tournaments – including the BBC televised Winmau World Masters and BDO Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships.www.winmau.com
The World Professional Darts Championships are staged and promoted by the British Darts Organisation and sponsored by Lakeside Country Club – the home of World Darts.