The 2022 Lakeside WDF World Championship will be the World Darts Federation’s first World Championship. The event will take place at the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey, which previously hosted the BDO World Darts Championship from 1986 to 2019.
2022 WDF World Championship Schedule, Dates And Venue
The tournament is taking place at Lakeside International Hotel, Lakeside Country Club, England. The tournament is scheduled to run from 2nd April to 10th April 2022. On Saturday, April 9, the women’s and men’s semi-finals will be held, followed by the finals on Sunday, April 10.
Tournament Format And Rules
WDF World Rankings’ top 16 players are seeded. The competition begins in the second round for seeded players. In the first round, the remaining 32 qualifiers will compete.
The first round matches in men’s tournament were best of three sets format. Meanwhile, the second and third round will be best of five format. The quarterfinal will be best of seven format and semi-final will be best of nine sets. Lastly, the grand final is scheduled to be a best of eleven set match.
2022 Lakeside WDF World Darts Championship Latest Results And Scores
On 6th April, Wayne Warren began his championship defense and Richard Veenstra beat Raymond van Barneveld’s 18-year Lakeside record average to reach the quarter-finals of the 2022 WDF World Championships. Veenstra broke the old record with a 104.91 in a 3-0 victory over young sensation Luke Littler.
On Friday, Veenstra will take on top seed Brian Raman, who was as brilliant in ending Jarred Cole’s World Championship run with a 3-0 triumph.
Wayne Warren finally started his title defence against Lee Shewan, throwing six 180s in a thrilling 3-2 victory. Lorraine Winstanley began her attempt for the Women’s World Championship with a 2-0 victory over Vicky Pruim in the evening’s lone Women’s World Championship event.
Updates April Results
- Thibault Tricole 3-2 Shawn Burt
- Leonard Gates 0-3 Steve Hine
- Deta Hedman 0-2 Tori Kewish
- Andy Baetens 3-1 Dave Parletti
- Scott Marsh 3-2 James Richardson
- Richard Veenstra 3-0 Luke Littler
- Lorraine Winstanley 2-0 Vicky Pruim
- Brian Raman 3-0 Jarred Cole
- Wayne Warren 3-2 Lee Shewan
Prize Money Pool Distribution
The men’s tournament winner of 2022 WDF Darts will receive £50,000 in prize money, while the losing finalist will receive 25,000 Pounds. The net prize pool of the tournament will be 300,000 Pounds.
When And Where To Watch: Live Stream And TV Coverage Telecast
All of the action will be broadcast live on Eurosport and Discovery+ for fans all over the world. Eurosport.co.uk and social media networks will also provide updates.