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By John Lowe, Dec 31 2016 08:42AM

Darts fans World Wide enjoyed a great day of darts from Alexandra Palace, London, yesterday, It was quarter-finals day and what a display of dart throwing was served up, first on Peter Wright and James Wade, the scoreline was 5-3 to Wright, Wade did lead 2 sets to 1 but Wright leveled averaging 110 for the set, he followed up with another 110 average and went ahead, a lead he would not lose.

Gary Anderson and Dave Chisnall played the second match of the afternoon session and what a match it was, level at 3-3, Chisnall then missed 4 darts to take set 7, set 8 was level at 2 legs each, but Anderson managed to hit double 10 to take the set and the match, Chisnall hit a remarkable 21 maximums equaling Barney's record in a individual match, but those 4 missed doubles in set 7 will haunt him for a long time.

Michael Van Gerwen played Daryl Gurney in the first Quarter-final of the night session, it went 5-1 to Gerwen but it was far closer than the scoreline,Gurney put up a great performance, but Van Gerwen's determination to win the match and the championship was clear for all to see as he finished twice on 170 and was clearly disapointed not to make it three.

Phil Taylor and Raymond Van Barnaveldt played the last match of the quarters, and what on paper looked to be a mouth watering contest was anything but, it was level at 3-3 but the average's of both players had dropped to the 80's and the crowd showed their feelings, Barney however picked up his game and his stamina reeling off a 3 leg to 0 set and finished the job with a 3-2 win in set 8, to show his delight Barney took the dart board down and asked Taylor to sign it before handing it to a member of the audience, a Taylor trade mark in reverse.

Photograph: Anderson celebrates, Chisnall looks on bewildered, how did I lose ?

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John Lowe. three times champion of the world in three seperate decades, the 70's, the 80's and the 90's, the first player in the history of the sport to achieve the perfect game of 501 on Television, in 1984, winning £102,000, winner of over 1000 titles world wide, simply: The Legend of Darts.

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Mr Maximums: Cliff Thorburn the first player to do a 147 Snooker clearance on TV and myself the first person to do the 9 dart 501 on TV

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John appeared on ITV's Amazing Greys in 2014 he had to hit as many targets as possible in 30 seconds, all the targets where different heights and lengths, if the competitor beat John he would win £10,000, John won by a margin of 9.

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One of John's favourite charity's is The Variety Club of Great Britain who raise many thousands of pounds by organising golf days around the country, the aim is to buy Mini Coaches for Children, in the picture John is at St Piere Chepstow and the Coach in view is about to be present to a School in Birmingham.

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