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Issue Twenty-Seven of Dr. Darts Newsletter (DDN) researched, written and compiled by WINMAU-sponsored Darts Historian and Author, Dr. Patrick Chaplin, is now available to all darts fans.

With the list of subscribers now including some of the best known names in darts and darts fans from across the globe, it seems to be the thing to do to subscribe to DDN.  (For how to subscribe see below) It contains many features that will not be found anywhere else.

Issue 27 includes:

The Crafton Solid Rubber Dartboard

English Heritage – Played in London event report

Ladies Darts Organisation (LDO)

‘Dr. Darts’’ 180! Fascinating Darts Facts – Publishing date announced

News of the World – Double in/Double out?

Book review – The History of Darts and Professional Play


Darts programmes from the 1940s featuring Pike and Hitchcock

PLUS news of a very special June issue of DDN

If you would like to receive a copy of the on-line Dr. Darts’ Newsletter (DDN) then SUBSCRIBE TODAY. It’s easy and FREE and you can do so by e-mailing Patrick at Come and join the happy (and ever-increasing) band and learn even more about the great sport of darts.

FINALLY…Just a reminder that Patrick’s book The Official Bar Guide to Darts published by Puzzlewright (an imprint of Sterling Publishing of New York) is still available and would make a marvellous gift for all darts fans. The book can be ordered via

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PDC Media Release - Jaws Bites To Claim Crawley Victory

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Team Red Dragon in Euro Campaign

With the European Tour now firmly established in the new PDC calendar it is very rewarding to see Red Dragon Darts so well represented in the 3rd event of this new element of the modern day Pro To...

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