Darts Glossary D
Darts Glossary D
Aiming and hitting a double or treble, but the wrong one. Also known as "RIGHT CHURCH, WRONG PEW"
Named after a cheese spread called "Dairylea". Refer to darts that has been thrown all over the dartboard.
Pronounced DART-EYE-TIS. A nervous condition which can affect dart players. It prevent them from releasing the dart at the optimum moment which severely affects their performance and results.
Hitting the exact number to neutralize your opponent .
Hitting the treble 6 (so called due to ‘666’). Often hit in error when aiming at the treble 10 or treble 13.
DIDDLE FOR THE MIDDLE
Players each having one throw, to see who throws closest to the bullseye, to determine which player will throw first when starting a game. Also known as a "BULL OFF", "MIDDLE FOR MIDDLE" and "OUT FOR BULL".
The thin outer ring on the dartboard. When hit counting twice the number displayed opposite it.
The smallest circle right at the center of the dartboard, counting 50 points.
In any 01 game eg. 301 or 501 the norm is to first throw a double before you can start to deduct score from 301 or 501. The DOUBLE IN makes the game more difficult and a lot more fun. In large tournaments Also known as “DOUBLE START”
In any 01 game eg. 301 or 501 the norm is to always end with a double before you can complete or win your 301 or 501 game. Also known as “DOUBLE END”
Refers to the double of the number 20 on the dartboard.
Really struggling to hit a double to win the game
Describes the lower end of the dartboard. Usually referring to the number 19
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