BDO World Darts Championship Winners 1978 – 2020

BDO World Darts Championship

This timeline details the winners and runners up of the British Darts Organisation (BDO) World Darts Championship 1978 – 2020

The BDO hosted the only World Championship from 1978 – 1994. In 1994 a number of players split from the BDO and formed the Professional Darts Corporation. From 1994 – 2020 both the BDO and PDC held World Darts Championships. In 2020 The BDO held its last World Championship.

See also: PDC World Darts Championship Winners

1978
Dates: 6th – 10th February 1978
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Heart of the Midlands Club, Nottingham
Winner: Leighton Rees (£3,000)
Runner Up: John Lowe (£1,700)
Score: 11-7
1979
Dates: 2nd – 9th February 1979
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Jollees, Stoke-on-Trent
Winner: John Lowe (£4,500)
Runner Up: Leighton Rees (£2,000)
Score: 5-0
1980
Dates: 2nd – 9th February 1980
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Jollees, Stoke-on-Trent
Winner: Eric Bristow (£4,500)
Runner Up: Bobby George (£2,000)
Score: 5-3
1981
Dates: 10th – 17th January 1981
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Jollees, Stoke-on-Trent
Winner: Eric Bristow (£5,500)
Runner Up: John Lowe (£2,500)
Score: 5-3
1982
Dates: 9th- 16th January 1982
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Jollees, Stoke-on-Trent
Winner: Jocky Wilson (£6,500)
Runner Up: John Lowe (£3,000)
Score: 5-3
1983
Dates: 1st – 8th January 1983
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Jollees, Stoke-on-Trent
Winner: Keith Deller (£8,000)
Runner Up: Eric Bristow (£3,500)
Score: 6-5
1984
Dates: 31st December 1983 – 7th January 1984
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Jollees, Stoke-on-Trent
Winner: Eric Bristow (£9,000)
Runner Up: Dave Whitcombe (£4,000)
Score: 7-1
1985
Dates: 5th- 12th January 1985
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Jollees, Stoke-on-Trent
Winner: Eric Bristow (£9,000)
Runner Up: John Lowe (£4,000)
Score: 6-2
1986
Dates: 4th- 11th January 1986
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Eric Bristow (£12,000)
Runner Up: Dave Whitcombe (£6,000)
Score: 6-0
1987
Dates: 9th – 17th January 1987
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: John Lowe (£14,000)
Runner Up: Eric Bristow (£7,000)
Score: 6-4
1988
Dates: 9th – 17th January 1988
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Bob Anderson (£16,000)
Runner Up: John Lowe (£8,000)
Score: 6-4
1989
Dates: 6th – 14th January 1989
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Jocky Wilson (£20,000)
Runner Up: Eric Bristow (£10,000)
Score: 6-4
1990
Dates: 5th – 13th January 1990
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Phil Taylor (£24,000)
Runner Up: Eric Bristow (£12,000)
Score: 6-1
1991
Dates: 4th – 12th January 1991
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Dennis Priestley (£26,000)
Runner Up: Eric Bristow (£13,000)
Score: 6-0
1992
Dates: 3rd – 11th January 1992
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Phil Taylor (£28,000)
Runner Up: Mike Gregory (£14,000)
Score: 6-5
1993
Dates: 1st – 9th January 1993
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: John Lowe (£30,000)
Runner Up: Alan Warriner (£15,000)
Score: 6-3
1994
Dates: 1st – 8th January 1994
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: John Part (£32,000)
Runner Up: Bobby George (£16,000)
Score: 6-0
1995
Dates: 1st – 8th January 1995
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Richie Burnett (£34,000)
Runner Up: Raymond van Barneveld (£17,000)
Score: 6-3
1996
Dates: 1st – 7th January 1996
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Steve Beaton (£36,000)
Runner Up: Richie Burnett (£18,000)
Score: 6-3
1997
Dates: 4th – 12th January 1997
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Les Wallace (£38,000)
Runner Up: Marshall James (£19,000)
Score: 6-3
1998
Dates: 3rd – 11th January 1998
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Raymond van Barneveld (£40,000)
Runner Up: Richie Burnett (£20,000)
Score: 6-5
1999
Dates: 2nd – 10th January 1999
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Raymond van Barneveld (£42,000)
Runner Up: Ronnie Baxter (£21,000)
Score: 6-5
2000
Dates: 8th – 16th January 2000
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Ted Hankey (£44,000)
Runner Up: Ronnie Baxter (£22,000)
Score: 6-0
2001
Dates: 6th – 14th January 2001
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: John Walton (£46,000)
Runner Up: Ted Hankey (£23,000)
Score: 6-2
2002
Dates: 5th – 13th January 2002
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Tony David (£48,000)
Runner Up: Mervyn King (£24,000)
Score: 6-4
2003
Dates: 4th – 12th January 2003
Sponsor: Embassy
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Raymond van Barneveld (£50,000)
Runner Up: Ritchie Davies (£25,000)
Score: 6-3
2004
Dates: 3rd – 11th January 2004
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Andy Fordham (£50,000)
Runner Up: Mervyn King (£25,000)
Score: 6-3
2005
Dates: 1st – 9th January 2005
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Raymond van Barneveld (£50,000)
Runner Up: Martin Adams (£25,000)
Score: 6-2
2006
Dates: 7th – 15th January 2006
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Jelle Klaasen (£60,000)
Runner Up: Raymond van Barneveld (£25,000)
Score: 7-5
2007
Dates: 6th – 14th January 2007
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Martin Adams (£70,000)
Runner Up: Phill Nixon (£30,000)
Score: 7-6
2008
Dates: 5th – 13th January 2008
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Mark Webster (£85,000)
Runner Up: Simon Whitlock (£30,000)
Score: 7-5
2009
Dates: 3rd – 11th January 2009
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Ted Hankey (£95,000)
Runner Up: Tony O’Shea (£30,000)
Score: 7-6
2010
Dates: 2nd – 10th January 2010
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Martin Adams (£100,000)
Runner Up: Dave Chisnall (£30,000)
Score: 7-5
2011
Dates: 1st – 9th January 2011
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Martin Adams (£100,000)
Runner Up: Dean Winstanley (£30,000)
Score: 7-5
2012
Dates: 7th – 15th January 2012
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Christian Kist (£100,000)
Runner Up: Tony O’Shea (£30,000)
Score: 7-5
2013
Dates: 5th – 13th January 2013
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Scott Waites (£100,000)
Runner Up: Tony O’Shea (£30,000)
Score: 7-1
2014
Dates: 4th – 12th January 2014
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Stephen Bunting (£100,000)
Runner Up: Alan Norris (£35,000)
Score: 7-4
2015
Dates: 3rd – 11th January 2015
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Scott Mitchell (£100,000)
Runner Up: Martin Adams (£35,000)
Score: 7-6
2016
Dates: 2nd – 10th January 2016
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Scott Waites (£100,000)
Runner Up: Jeff Smith (£35,000)
Score: 7-1
2017
Dates: 7th – 15th January 2017
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Glen Durrant (£100,000)
Runner Up: Danny Noppert (£35,000)
Score: 7-3
2018
Dates: 6th – 14th January 2018
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Glen Durrant (£100,000)
Runner Up: Mark McGeeney (£35,000)
Score: 7-6
2019
Dates: 5th – 13th January 2019
Sponsor: Lakeside Country Club
Location: Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey
Winner: Glen Durrant (£100,000)
Runner Up: Scott Waites (£35,000)
Score: 7-3
2020
Dates: 4th – 12th January 2020
Sponsor: BDO
Location: Indigo at the O2, London
Winner: Wayne Warren (£23,000)
Runner Up: Jim Williams (£10,000)
Score: 7-4

 

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2021). BDO World Darts Championship Winners 1978 – 2020. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/bdo-world-darts-championship-winners Last accessed January 15th, 2022