The BDO World Championship is back, live from the Lakeside. For a while, there were some major doubts. But with the Lakeside secured as venue, the BDO’s top tournament will be in the warm and familiar surroundings of Frimley Green.
Eurosport and Quest will broadcast the World Championship, hoping to find a willing audience. On the oche, 40 men, 16 women and two youngsters will battle, before rapt audiences, to seal their spot in history. Three glorious campaigns start here
What TV channel is the BDO World Darts Championship on this year?
After Channel 4 ended their coverage of the event, it has been picked up by Eurosport and Quest. You will need a subscription to watch the action on Eurosport, or online on Eurosport Player, but Quest is available on Freeview channel 37 and you will also be able to watch online on Quest OD. The coverage begins at 1pm on Eurosport and Quest on Saturday 5 January. The finals are played on Sunday 13 January.
Saturday 5 January
1pm – Mark McGeeney (ENG) v Derk Telnekes (NED)
2.15pm – Jim Widmayer (USA) v Nigel Heydon (ENG)
3.30pm – Lisa Ashton (ENG) v Mikuru Suzuki (JPN)
4pm – Martin Phillips (WAL) v Conan Whitehead (ENG)
7pm – Paul Hogan (ENG) v Wesley Newton (ENG)
8.15pm – Sharon Prins (NED) v Roz Bulmer (ENG)
8.45pm – Mal Cuming (AUS) v Justin Thompson (AUS)
10pm – Wesley Harms (NED) v Tony O’Shea (ENG)