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DR. DARTS’ NEWSLETTER (DDN) for the month of June (#38) is now available absolutely free to all darts fans and, as usual, contains loads of darts information that you will find nowhere else on the ‘net.

Dr. Darts’ Newsletter (DDN) is researched, written and compiled by WINMAU-sponsored Darts Historian and Author, Dr. Patrick Chaplin. With the list of subscribers now including some of the best known names in darts and darts fans from across the globe, including Albania, Russia, Fiji and Greenland, it seems to be the thing to do to subscribe to DDN. (For how to subscribe see below)

Issue 38 includes:


  • Judy Campbell – British Ladies Open Champion 1979
  • Darts badge collecting
  • The Polo Mint Challenge
  • The youngest 180
  • Akshay Mehta – India’s new men’s number one
  • Darts with the Lid Off (1938) – A family connection

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.


Patrick’s new book 180! Fascinating Darts Facts published by The History Press is available now and can be ordered from (The book includes a brief history of the WINMAU World Masters.)

PLUS…His ‘masterwork’ Darts in England 1900-39: A social history, the book based on Patrick’s PhD is now available in softback (published by Manchester University Press). It costs £15.99 (plus postage and packing) and can be ordered from

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© 2013 Patrick Chaplin

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