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By John Lowe, Dec 14 2016 09:07AM

The William Hill World Darts Championships begins tomorrow on SKY TV Sports live from Alexandra Palace London, fondly know Ally Pally, 72 players from around the World will compete for the £1.65 Million pound prize fund, Gary Anderson will be bidding to win 3 consecutive championships, will he succeed ? Michael Van Gerwen winner of 25 tournaments in 2016 will be desperate to add the most prestigious title of all to the list, Kevin Painter and Jamie Caven have the privelage of getting the tournament underway, Anderson will also play his first game on the opening night againsy Mark Frost, will there be any surprises ? history tells us that will be the case, a few first round matches that could provide a few upsets are: Stephen Bunting v Darren Webster, Justin Pipe v Chris Dobey, Dave Chisnall v Rowby John Rodrequez, Kim Huyberchts v James Wilson, the first round will be the best of 5 sets, the second round best of 7, quarter finals best of 9, semi-finals best of 11 and the grand final the best of 13. The champion will be crowned on the 2nd of January 2017.

William Hill will give £9,000 for every 9 dart game acheived to Parkinsons Disease Charity, I am looking forward to watching what could be the best championship of all time, there are a lot of questions that will be answered come 2107, there will be a few players having an unexpected Christmas having to watch as others play on, that is the beauty of this great tournament, the unexpected is always just around the corner, we all have our favourites, but if any of them do not bring their "A" game to the Oche they could be gone, let the challenge begin.

Photograph: Defending Champion Gary Anderson in action tomorrow night at Ally Pally.

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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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About John Lowe

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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.

John Explains his darts set up
  • John talks to Matthew Rankin Unicorns Player Liaison Manager about his current darts set up and how important it is to have  balanced darts, click the button above to see the whole interview

Royal Palm is John's favourite resort in Tenerife situated in Los Cristianos, it has everything you could ask for to make your stay enjoyable, immaculate in every way, all English TV and Satelite channels, quite, secure, close to excellent restaurants and friendly Bars, for a full tour of Royal Palm click the photograph above. Make sure you inform the Manager Neil I sent you, it makes a difference.

Unicorns YouTube Channel and all the interviews with John, click the buttons to view.

John's Tips from the Top

John talks to Tungsten Tales and explains his practise routine before a match and why he does it his way.


More Unicorn YouTube inveriews to follow, to view recent interviews click the buttons above, to visit the Unicorn main page for all product news and product viewing click the Unicorn logo at the top of the page.

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World Champion Darts in Tungsten Titanium

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30 seconds of John Lowe

A quick fire 30 seconds of John Lowe

John Lowe's Sporting Heros

John talks about his sporting heros

John's in depth career interview

John talks to Unicorn about his amazing career

The moment in history that changed the sport and

the life of John Lowe forever: 13/10/1984

The Dart designed by John Lowe developed and produced by Unicorn to win over 1000 titles world wide - copied and used by others to win countless major titles - this is where the Evolution started.

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John was Unicorns first World champion

John Lowe - The Throw 1978-2008

The Throw of a World Champion

John is credited by many professionals in the sport including

Phil Taylor to have the perfect throwing action, this video shows John's action from 1978 through 2008, the only thing that changes is the speed of throw and John decides that when knowing who his opponent will be, for full detail record on your mobile and slow down to see all movements.