- 2008 BDO World Darts Championship
The 2008 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championship was the 31st World Championship staged by the
British Darts Organisationand was held between January 5, 2008and January 13, 2008at the Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey. Martin Adamsattempted to defend the title that he won at the 14th attempt in 2007 but he lost in the Semi-Finals to Mark Webster.
Mark Webster won the World Championship, beating
Simon Whitlock7-5 in the final. Anastasia Dobromyslovawon the Women's World Championship, becoming the first player to beat Trina Gulliverin the World Championship. Trina had won all of the previous seven titles.
The prize fund for the 2008 event is £310,000:Men's Champion: £85,000:Runner-up: £30,000:Semi-Finalists: £11,000 x 2:Quarter-Finalists: £ 6,000 x 4:Second Round: £ 4,250 x 8:First Round: £ 3,000 x 16
:Women's Champion: £ 6,000:Runner-Up £ 2,000:Semi-Finalists: £ 1,000 x 2:Quarter-Finalists: £ 500 x 4
Nine dart finish: £52,000 (Men & Women):Highest Checkout: £ 3,000 (Men & Women)
Draw and results
RD1= First Round
Best of 5 sets
RD2= Second Round
Best of 7 sets
Best of 9 sets
Best of 11 sets
Best of 13 sets
Niels de Ruiter74.04
Mark Webster 94.47
RD1-team04=flagicon|ENGIan Jones 85.29
RD1-team11=flagicon|ENGJohn Walton 85.26
Robert Thornton 89.28
Martin Phillips 91.41
RD1-team19=flagicon|SCOGary Anderson 88.56
RD1-team21=flagicon|ENGMartin Atkins 85.80
RD1-team24=flagicon|ENGSteve West 82.53
Brian Woods 96.51
Remco van Eijden85.05
RD4-team03= flagicon|AUSWhitlock 92.64
RD4-team04= flagicon|ENGWoods 89.10
Michael Rosenauerflagicon|GER was originally drawn to face Mark Webster, but chose to withdraw from the event to compete in the 2008 PDC World Championship. Jones had won the standby play-off at Bridlington prior to the World Masters.
8TeamBracket | RD1= First Round - Best of 3 sets
RD2= Semi-Finals - Best of 3 sets
RD3= Final - Best of 3 sets
*It's the first time in history that Trina Gulliver is not the winner of Lakeside.
The tournament will be covered by the
BBCin the UK, SBS6in the Netherlands and Eurosportacross continental Europe.
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