Stuart Qualifies For the World Championships
What a day for Stuart in Barnsley, as he won through a large field of PDC players to win his 1st round place at Alexandra Palace! It’s even more impressive knowing it’s Stuart’s first year in the PDC!
Kellett overcame Adam Hunt, Ian Moss, Brian Woods, Mark Hylton, Bernd Roith and Terry Temple to secure his place in the World Championship.
“When the Grand Slam was on and Sky Sports were playing the adverts with fans singing ‘stand up if you love the darts’, it had the hairs on my arms standing up. Bring it on – I can’t wait!”
Stuart and fellow qualifier John Bowles will now complete the 72-player field for the Ladbrokes World Darts Championship, which will be held at London’s Alexandra Palace from December 14-January 1.
First Round: Stuart Kellett 5-4 Adam Hunt
Second Round: Stuart Kellett 5-2 Ian Moss
Third Round: Stuart Kellett 5-1 Brian Woods
Fourth Round: Stuart Kellett 5-2 Mark Hylton
Quarter finals: Stuart Kellett 5-3 Bernd Roith
Semi finals: Stuart Kellett 5-1 Terry Temple
Final: Stuart Kellett 5-1 John Bowles
Barnsley Player Champs 19&20
Tough very tough round 1 draws on Saturday and Sunday for KO.
Round 1: Steve Beaton (21) 6-4 Stuart Kellett
Round 1: Simon Whitlock (2) 6-3 Stuart Kellett
Stuart’s disappointment over missing qualification through the player championships order of merit was short lived – and he’s now looking forward to playing on the huge Ally Pally stage.