Top 10 Darts Players


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The Top Ten

Phil Taylor
The most dominant darts player for the last decade and a half


Best ever especially when you 8 world titles
In a row, and hits two nine darters in one game, I don, t think no one else would achieve what phils done.
What why is Ted Hankey 9th?
Phil Taylor is #1 No brains really, 16th time world champ,
10 time Grand Prix champ and 6 time Premier league champion (i think there
Will be a 7th time).
[Newest]Phil Taylor wow what a player to do what he has done in this sport and for how long is just amazing and is still doing it today don't be surprised if phil gets to 20 world championship titles that's how good he is thank you phil you're the best

2Raymond Van Barneveld
No 2. 5 world titles and beaten Taylor more times than anyone
only fourth because four of his world titles came beating second rate bdo players. but proved himself in 2008
The only player from the continent that has been a top player for many years. And still is a to payer.
[Newest]No sorry but to be a great champ you have to be a good looser barney needs to lose gracefully

3Michael van Gerwen
The young talent!
Won the world Grand Prix of 2012 and reached the final of the PDC World Championship 2013.
Almost hit 2 nine darters in a row: he only missed the D12 after 17 perfect darts.
I'm sure we'll see more of him in the future.
19 perfect darts, never performed before this man is already a legend. He now won the Premier league vs Taylor and atm I think he is the no1.
Definitaly one of the best darters, and still so young
[Newest]When he has his day, no one beats Mighty Mike

4Eric Bristow
5 BDO titles and 10 BDO titles, the epitome of darts in the 1980's


Can't believe Bristow is this low. Five world titles against top players, a man who ruled the sport before his protege, Phil Taylor, overtook him. One of the greats.
I had the pleasure of playing against Eric back in the 1980's when he was undisputed king of all darts. Virtually unbeatable.

5Adrian Lewis
Most naturally gifted darter in the history of the sport!
"Most intelligent active darter"

6James Wade
2nd most successful PDC darts Ayer ever. Record 3 9 darters in 1 calendar year still unbroken. Not been out of top 10 since he entered almost 10 years ago! Machine like, reliable, no fuss, brave and unwell man and for that I actually rate James in top 3
He is the best

7John Lowe
3 world champs and 2 world masters, legend


three world titles all won against the best players in the world
Had the pleasure of playing doubles with John in 1985 when he came to Australia. A great player and good bloke.

8Gary Anderson
Great player, high scorer and finisher, great bloke, the best is yet to come for gary
The greatest natural talent the game has ever seen


Gets 180 all the time

9John Part
won three world titles two of the in the pdc
Darth Maple is a former three time champ and was Taylor's most feared opponent in the early 2000s. Many consider the big Canadian as the best counter ever seen in the sport.
"Darth Maple", the greatest non European dartsman with 3 world titles


10Dennis Priestley
Dennis the menace has 2 world titles and 4 other final appearances


only won two world titles but would have certainly been more if it wasnt for phil taylor

The Contenders

11Jocky Wilson
the colourful scot always gave 100 percent should have won more than his two world titles
The best thrower non the less. At least top 10
There has never been a player like Jocky, I'd rate him 3 rd

12Peter Wright
Can't find him in this list don't know where to put him but definitely deserves a place
I like his coulerful hair
When he s got his talent and his snake he s unbeatible

13Kim Huybrechts
One for the future, definitely will have a lot of battles between Lewis, van Gerwen, Webster and Wade in the future!
He's on his way becoming a legend
Can beat anyone on his day. Belgium's best player so far. Still very young, World Title is possible for him one day.

14Simon Whitlock
Got the most hair and the most intensity
Your the best beat white
Simon is the best, at least top 3 with van gerwen and lewis

15Ted Hankey

16Andy Hamilton

17Mervyn King

18Mark Webster

19Dave Chisnall

20Terry Jenkings
Just a great darts man who always does well and should be further up this list.
Awesome pure and simple

21Bobby George
the darts personality! (Well maby Mardle... )


Built his own house

22Robert Thornton
Like the scottish people

23Leighton Rees
first ever world champion. the godfather of professional darts
The big Welshman hit the first ever 10 dart leg and 170 checkout on T.V.. Up there with the big guns of the 70s and 80s. First World Champion and was a major, major influence back in the day. Alongside fellow Welshman Alan Evans both were the best partnership in the World in the 1970s.

24Wes Newton
He is the pride if the fydle

25Vincent van der Voort

26Keith Deller
who could forget that memorable 138 finish against bristow to win his only world title
1983 World Champion and stylishly finished with a stunning 138 checkout. He continued to progress through the 80s and 90s becoming one of the most dominant players of the late 1990s along with Priestley, Taylor, Harrington, Manley and Burgess. Deserves a mention in this list.

27Mark Pratt
Who is Mark Pratt?

28Richie Burnett
Widely considered as one of the best players in the world in the 1990s. Supremely consistent player when he gets going. Great to see the Welshman back in the big time too after being crippled with that awful dartitis.
He is a normal man who has had to always play under presure

29Steve Beaton

30Tony West

31Jason Clark

32Justin Pipe

33Scott Waites

34Rod Harrington

35Shayne Burgess

36Alan Evans

37Peter Evison

38Ronny Huybrechts
Great, steady thrower. He may well be the reason that younger brother Kim who may have looked up to him is an upcoming force and talent. Him along with his brother had a great run at the 2012 WC of darts with Belgium. Beaten the likes of Taylor, Whitlock and Lewis in majors.
Very patient, accurate thrower. Similar to Dennis Priestley.

39Ian White

40Larry Butler
The 1994 World Matchplay Champion, no one could live with Larry in that tournament, even Taylor. Possibly USA's greatest darts player to date. Deserves a place in this list.
USA's greatest darts player

41Jamie Harvey
Scotland's greatest player in the 1990s had a few good battles with Priestley, Deller and Lowe.

42Chris Mason

43Cliff Lazarenko
Great player with a lovely dart release. Popular in the 80s and 90s. One who could easily neck a dozen pints before coming up stage he had a real thirst when it came to lager!

44Dave Whitcombe

45Wayne Mardle

46Mark Dudbridge

47Andy Jenkins

48Kevin Painter
Kevin promised so much and fell so many times when it counted pity could have been an excellent player

49Alan Warriner-Little

50Andy Fordham

51Colin Lloyd
Former World #1, 2005 Matchplay champ, 2004 Grand Prix champ and was one of the sport's most dominant players in the early 2000s.

52Stephen Bunting
he really good the newcomer

53Steve West

54Stuart Kellett

55Wayne Jones
he doesn't look like a toy

56Martin Adams
Number 6 at least
He is the best player ever he is the number 1

57Bob Anderson
the limestone cowboy. two time wold champ. only player to win the world masters three times in a row
How in the holy is he down at 53rd laugh out loud! Was world No1 for three years (1986-1989) I think. 1988 WC. Legend!

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