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The 1995 Embassy World Professional Darts Championship was held from 1–8 January 1995 at the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey. Richie Burnett became the second Welshman to be crowned World Champion after the inaugural winner Leighton Rees. Burnett defeated Dutchman Raymond van Barneveld 6 sets to 3 in the final. Defending champion John Part of Canada lost in the second round to qualifier Paul Williams.

Embassy World Darts Championship
Tournament information
Dates1–8 January 1995
VenueLakeside Country Club
LocationFrimley Green, Surrey
CountryEngland, United Kingdom
Organisation(s)BDO
FormatSets
Final – best of 11
Prize fund£143,000
Winners share£34,000
High checkout161 England Andy Fordham
Champion(s)
Wales Richie Burnett [1]
«1994 1996»

SeedsEdit

Prize moneyEdit

The prize money was £138,200.

Champion: £34,000
Runner-Up: £17,000
Semi-Finalists (2): £8,000
Quarter-Finalists (4): £4,000
Last 16 (8): £3,000
Last 32 (16): £1,950

There was also a 9 Dart Checkout prize of £52,000, along with a High Checkout prize of £1,600.

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   Steve Beaton (85.47) 2
  Dave Askew (87.79) 3
    Dave Askew (84.12) 0
  Raymond van Barneveld (89.56) 3
    Raymond van Barneveld (90.81) 3
  Les Wallace (94.74) 2
  Raymond van Barneveld (91.77) 4
8   Colin Monk (93.24) 2
8   Colin Monk (92.40) 3
  Roland Scholten (85.72) 1
8   Colin Monk (94.23) 3
  Peter Hunt (85.58) 2
    Peter Hunt (81.21) 3
  Stefan Eeckelaert (78.48) 0
  Raymond van Barneveld (92.55) 5
4   Martin Adams (93.03) 4
5   Mike Gregory (89.61) 3
  Yves Chamberland (84.72) 2
5   Mike Gregory (90.42) 3
  Ian Brand (87.96) 2
    Ian Brand (91.50) 3
  Wayne Atkins (78.45) 0
5   Mike Gregory (95.40) 3
4   Martin Adams (91.23) 4
4   Martin Adams (89.40) 3
  Bruno Raes (80.07) 1
4   Martin Adams (94.29) 3
  Kevin Painter (84.96) 0
    Kevin Painter (82.56) 3
  Magnus Caris (82.59) 2
  Raymond van Barneveld (91.23) 3
2   Richie Burnett (93.63) 6
2   Richie Burnett (90.57) 3
  Peter Wright (89.82) 1
2   Richie Burnett (90.54) 3
  Russell Stewart (86.88) 2
    Russell Stewart (80.37) 3
  Alan Brown (79.65) 2
2   Richie Burnett (91.32) 4
  Paul Hogan (88.32) 2
7   Sean Palfrey (86.34) 3
  Andy Jenkins (82.32) 1
7   Sean Palfrey (88.05) 0
  Paul Hogan (87.66) 3
    Paul Hogan (86.37) 3
  Per Skau (81.93) 1
2   Richie Burnett (89.04) 5
  Andy Fordham (90.33) 2
6   Andy Fordham (88.71) 3
  Nicky Turner (86.76) 2
6   Andy Fordham (88.71) 3
  Ronnie Sharp (85.47) 2
    Ronnie Sharp (92.55) 3
  Bobby George (82.68) 0
6   Andy Fordham (94.11) 4
  Paul Williams (93.75) 2
3   John Part (82.92) 3
  Paul Knighton (81.27) 2
3   John Part (86.25) 2
  Paul Williams (87.63) 3
    Paul Williams (90.75) 3
  Bob Taylor (82.17) 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Staff (20 July 2002), "History of Embassy Darts", BBC Sports (online), BBC News, retrieved 23 February 2011