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The 1986 Embassy World Darts Championship was held between 4–11 January 1986. For the first time, the tournament was held at the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey, having been held at Jollees Cabaret Club in Stoke-on-Trent for the previous seven years. The Lakeside became the third venue in the history of the World Championship.

Embassy World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates4–11 January 1986
VenueLakeside Country Club
LocationFrimley Green, Surrey[1]
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)BDO
FormatSets
Final – best of 11
Prize fund£52,500
Winners share£12,000
High checkout161 Australia Terry O'Dea
Champion(s)
England Eric Bristow[2]
«1985 1987»

Eric Bristow completed a hat-trick of World titles to bring his overall tally to five. He would appear in four more finals - but this was to be his last World title.

Prize moneyEdit

Total Prize fund rose by £9,500 to £52,500 (plus a £51,000 bonus for a nine-dart finish - not won)

  • Champion £12,000
  • Runner-up £6,000
  • Semi-finalists £3,000
  • Quarter-finalists £1,700
  • 2nd round losers £1,200
  • 1st round losers £650
  • Non-qualifiers £175
  • Highest checkout £1,000

SeedsEdit

The ResultsEdit

First Round (best of 5 sets) Second Round (best of 5 sets) Quarter-Finals (best of 7 sets) Semi-Finals (best of 9 sets) Final (best of 11 sets)
               
1   Eric Bristow (89.85) 3
  Alan Evans (78.45) 1
1   Eric Bristow (94.44) 3
  Malcolm Davies (90.69) 0
    Malcolm Davies (83.07) 3
  Russell Stewart (82.56) 1
1   Eric Bristow (94.74) 4
  Peter Locke (90.51) 0
8   Steve Brennan (80.28) 1
  Paul Lim (81.39) 3
    Paul Lim (81.06) 0
  Peter Locke (84.48) 3
    Peter Locke (88.98) 3
  Bill Steinke (76.74) 0
1   Eric Bristow (92.04) 5
  Alan Glazier (82.56) 3
5   Keith Deller (88.05) 3
  Mike Gregory (83.76) 0
5   Keith Deller (84.84) 1
  Alan Glazier (79.38) 3
    Alan Glazier (79.83) 3
  Bob Sinnaeve (76.17) 1
    Alan Glazier (80.46) 4
  Terry O'Dea (78.18) 3
4   Cliff Lazarenko (86.52) 2
  Dave Lee (85.35) 3
    Dave Lee (68.04) 0
  Terry O'Dea (81.36) 3
    Terry O'Dea (92.64) 3
  Ritchie Gardner (84.12) 1
1   Eric Bristow (94.48) 6
3   Dave Whitcombe (90.46) 0
2   John Lowe (89.04) 3
  Robert MacKenzie (84.48) 1
2   John Lowe (86.37) 3
  Fred McMullan (80.49) 1
    Fred McMullan (81.36) 3
  Willie Mands (76.65) 1
2   John Lowe (93.15) 3
7   Bob Anderson (90.33) 4
7   Bob Anderson (86.94) 3
  Bobby George (80.76) 0
7   Bob Anderson (89.58) 3
  Kari Saukkonen (72.00) 0
    Kari Saukkonen (73.71) 3
  Willy Logie (73.53) 1
7   Bob Anderson (87.75) 4
3   Dave Whitcombe (89.49) 5
6   Jocky Wilson (82.17) 3
  Stefan Lord (79.83) 0
6   Jocky Wilson (91.23) 3
  Vic Hubbard (78.78) 0
    Vic Hubbard (81.24) 3
  Tony Payne (80.16) 1
6   Jocky Wilson (87.48) 2
3   Dave Whitcombe (90.84) 4
3   Dave Whitcombe (84.78) 3
  Arto Lintunen (81.48) 1
3   Dave Whitcombe (83.16) 3
  Ceri Morgan (82.32) 2
    Ceri Morgan (88.08) 3
  Dan Valletto (82.86) 0

1986 BDO World Youth ChampionshipEdit

ResultsEdit

Quarter Finals (best of 3 sets)Edit

Semi Finals (best of 3 sets)Edit

Final (best of 5 sets)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The World Championship of Darts". Learnaboutdarts.com. Archived from the original on 18 December 2010. Retrieved 3 February 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ Ralph Hickok (16 January 2010). "History - World Darts Champions". HickokSports.com. Archived from the original on 9 December 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)