It’s time to take a moment away from the world of football and other major sports. Something interesting is about to happen in the world of Darts.
Yes, Darts is a professional sport, and yes, there are world tournaments for Darts. In four days, (July 20), the 2019 World MatchPlay will begin.
Not only do you get to enjoy the thrill of the game, but you can also place your bets and win big. If you haven’t tried betting on darts before, now is the time to.
To be able to make informed predictions, you need to know what the World MatchPlay is all about and how things are run in the competition.
What is the World MatchPlay?
The Betfred World MatchPlay is an annual tournament organized by Professional Darts Corporation. The tournament will be played for only eight days. The winner of the tournament goes home with £150,000 and the runner up with £70,000
How will the games be played?
There will be five rounds in this tournament. The first round is the Best of 19 Legs which will take place from the 20th to the 22nd of July. This will feature 32 players.
The second round is Best of 21 legs. It will take place between the 23rd and 24th of July. This will feature the 16 players that made it through the first stage.
The quarterfinals are next, which will take place on the 25th and 26th of July. Followed by the semifinals on the 27th of July and then, the final game on the 28th of July.
Games are scheduled for morning and evening sessions. A game is won by two clear legs with no sudden-death leg.
And if an extra leg is necessary, a maximum of six extra legs will be allowed. And then, a tie-break leg will follow.
Who is the defending champion?
Gary Anderson is the defending champion. He won the 2018 World MatchPlay final against Mensur Sulijovic with a 21-19 scoreline at the last tournament.
How do you make money from this game?
It’s very easy. As usual, just make your predictions, and if they are right, you earn some extra cash for yourself.
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What games should you watch out for?
At this point, there are no special games to look out for – especially since the tournament is yet to begin. Just make sure you keep tabs with the tournament from the start so making predictions become easier as the tournament progresses.
To get the full schedule of games, please go to nairabet.com.
Also, if you have any questions, leave us a comment and we will answer as soon as we can.