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DARTS FANS have a double dose of Dr. Darts’ this month of December when he prescribes not one but two issues of DR. DARTS’ NEWSLETTER (DDN) absolutely free. Issue 34 is available now!

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 Russia, Fiji and Greenland, 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 34 includes:
  • News of Dr. Darts’ new book 180! which includes a brief history of the
    WINMAU World Masters – Great reviews
  • Design your own darts flights
  • Rab Smith – Exclusive interview
  • ‘Darting Jewel in the Irish Sea
  • Kim ‘The Fox’ Brown
  • End of an era – John Gwynne retires from the commentary box

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

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) from December. It costs £15.99 (plus postage and packing) and can be ordered from

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© 2013 Patrick Chaplin

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