The German darts specialists Martin Schindler (Strasbourg) and also Gabriel Clemens (Saarwellingen) failed two months prior to the World Cup in London in the preliminary.
The 14th version of the event was characterized by favorites. On Friday, ex-world champion Berwyn Rate (Wales) as well as the four-time victor Michael van Gerwen (Netherlands) were eliminated. The overall cash prize was ₤ 500,000 (around 575,000 euros).
In the quarter-finals, Ross Smith switched off the Scottish globe placing listings Peter Wright with 10: 8, complied with by the semi-finals versus his compatriot Chris Obey. Michael Smith likewise shed his 8th significant final, as well as he had actually dominated against the Dutchman Dirk van Duijvenbode in the round of the last four.
Ross Smith crowned his surprising march at the Darts European Championship in Dortmund with the title. In the English last duel with Vice Globe Champion Michael Smith, the outsider, number 28 of the world rankings, won 11: 8 on Sunday in the Westfalenhalle.
The 33-year-old from Dover therefore protected ₤ 120,000 (around 138,000 euros).
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