Entire world Cup of Darts moves to Salzburg

Coverage of the year’s World Cup gets underway through November 6, live on Sky Sports activities

By Josh Gorton

Last Updated: 14/10/20 four: 57pm

Michael van Gerwen is set in order to spearhead Netherlands' bid for a 5th World Cup crown next month

Michael van Gerwen is placed to spearhead Netherlands’ bid to get a fifth World Cup crown the following month

This year’s World Cup of Darts continues to be moved and will now be staged within Salzburg in Austria from Nov 6-8.

The competition was previously switched from Hamburg in order to Graz earlier this year. It will instead become held at the Salzburgarena, with a reside crowd in attendance, and televised on Sky Sports activities .

The place staged last month’s World Number of Darts Finals – the PDC’s first televised event with a reside crowd for six months.

The 32-nation event sees two-player teams representing their countries throughout three days in a combination of Increases and Singles contests.

Peter Wright and Gary Anderson secured Scotland’s maiden World Mug crown 12 months ago, although the set – both of whom can feature in Thursday’s Premier Little league Finals Night – have elected not to compete.

“I’ve been trying to twist Gary’s provide, it would be nice to go and earn it again but I can realize where he’s coming from and getting upon these planes and how dangerous it really is at the moment, ” Wright told The particular Darts Show Podcast on Wednesday.

“We all consider precautions and wear the face masks but we still get some people that don’t abide by these guidelines.

“I’ve achieved the things i wanted to do and won this with Gary and we lost within the final a couple of times and lost within the first round a couple of times.

John Henderson plus Robert Thornton will replace Wright and Anderson in this year' ersus event

John Henderson plus Robert Thornton will replace Wright and Anderson in this year' ersus event

John Henderson plus Robert Thornton will replace Wright and Anderson in this year’s occasion

“But to look and win it I’ve accomplished my dream so it’s giving additional players a chance to live their desires and go play for Scotland and good luck to them. ”

England and Netherlands possess both claimed four World Glass triumphs apiece, and top seed products England are expected to be led simply by Michael Smith and Rob Combination for the second straight year.

Danny Noppert is in collection to make his debut for Holland alongside world No 1 Eileen van Gerwen – the only gamer in the field to have tasted World Mug glory.

Darts is back on Atmosphere Sports on Thursday night with the thrilling conclusion from the Premier League Play-Offs, while the huge tournaments continue in November with the World Cup of Darts plus Grand Slam of Darts.