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GDL Season 7 - Division 4

Before continuing, please read the GDL guidelines

Format

Matches in this division are BEST OF TWELVE, which means first to 7 or 6-6

League Dates

Phase 1

Week 1: 3rd-9th October
Week 2: 10th-16th October
Week 3: 17th-23rd October
Week 4: 24th-30th October*

Phase 2: The Equaliser

Equaliser week 1 (overall week 6): 7th-13th November
Equaliser week 2 (overall week 7): 14th-20th November
Equaliser week 3 (overall week 8): 21st-27th November
Equaliser week 4 (overall week 9): 28th November-4th December*

*beyond these dates, extensions will not be granted.

(Weeks run from Monday to Sunday)

All games must be played on time unless an extension has been granted via a support ticket. It is important that players keep to the required structure in order to facilitate the smooth running of all divisions. Players are expected to arrange a suitable day and time to play their fixtures within the week that they’re assigned.

3 points are awarded for a win, 1 for a draw, and 0 for a loss. The league is ordered by points, then leg difference, legs won, and finally, the head-to-head result.

Results for the leagues are added to the website the day after the results are submitted, where possible.

What is the Equaliser?

The Equaliser is a powerful league format comprising of two ‘phases’. It is made possible by the GDL’s famous stats system.

Phase 1

In Phase 1, players have been allocated to a division and pool based on GDL 3 dart average and some magic fairy dust. Players in each pool play each other once. (5 or 6 matches, depending on numbers in the pool).

At the end of phase 1, players in all pools in the same division are then ranked by points gained and then leg difference.

Phase 2 - The Equaliser

In the Equaliser phase, the top third of players from all pools in the division are placed into a new league table, called Group 1. The second third-best performers are placed in Group 2, and then the remaining players into Group 3.

Ranking points are given after the final positions in phase 2 are known, with the highest points going to Group 1, followed by 2, then 3.

1st and 2nd position in Group 1 at the end of the season will win £40 and £20 worth of GDL vouchers respectively. Group 2 and 3 winners will get a £10 voucher each.

There are also ranking points available for completing the league season. Click here for more info.

 

League Tables

To view your fixtures and results, log in to your GDL profile

Group 1

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Ricky HitchmoughRicky Hitchmough 5 3 0 2 28 21 7 9
2 Daniele Di TofanoDaniele Di Tofano 4 2 2 0 26 19 7 8
3 Adam PopeAdam Pope 3 2 1 0 20 12 8 7
4 Gregg CheyneGregg Cheyne 3 1 1 1 15 15 0 4
5 Alex MunroAlex Munro 3 0 2 1 15 19 -4 2
6 Karl ParsonsKarl Parsons 4 0 0 4 10 28 -18 0

Group 2

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Andy HendersonAndy Henderson 3 2 1 0 20 14 6 7
2 Mike DaltonMike Dalton 3 2 0 1 18 13 5 6
3 Stephen McDermottStephen McDermott 3 2 0 1 18 13 5 6
4 Craig MitchellCraig Mitchell 2 1 0 1 8 10 -2 3
5 Billy ShanahanBilly Shanahan 2 0 1 1 11 13 -2 1
6 Daniel WatkinsDaniel Watkins 3 0 0 3 9 21 -12 0

Group 3

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Mark MarlowMark Marlow 4 2 1 1 22 14 8 7
2 Dylan RitchieDylan Ritchie 2 2 0 0 14 5 9 6
3 Gary HawkinsGary Hawkins 3 2 0 1 17 12 5 6
4 Ash SmithAsh Smith 2 0 1 1 9 13 -4 1
5 Lee WhiteLee White 1 0 0 1 1 7 -6 0
6 Tony SaundersTony Saunders 2 0 0 2 2 14 -12 0

League Cup

The league cup is a knockout-style tournament open to all players in the division. It is a bonus competition that is included in the GDL membership price.

League Cup Dates

Match Format

Last 32 (if applicable): 31st October-6th November
Last 16 (if applicable): 7th-13th November
Quarter Finals: 14th-20th November
Semi Finals: 21st-27th November
Final: 28th November-4th December

Match Format

All matches in the league cup for this division are the BEST OF THIRTEEN legs. 

This is FIRST TO SEVEN.

League Stats

PlayerPhase 1 DivisionEqualiser DivisionPlayedLegs Pl.WinsDrawsLeg DiffPoints100+140+180TotalMost 180's in a match100+/leg140+/leg180/legTotal/legBest LegHigh FinishFirst 9High First 93DAHigh 3DAOpponent First 9Opponent 3DA
Gregg CheyneDivision 4 Pool ADivision 4 Group 11111572232310238414410.8870.330.0351.2521415574.8281.2468.6174.2270.9665.38
Adam PopeDivision 4 Pool CDivision 4 Group 11010462162010631614321.0190.2980.0581.3751410072.4980.4565.376.8769.3963.51
Ricky HitchmoughDivision 4 Pool CDivision 4 Group 113128110403313632617411.0630.250.0471.361410271.685.1765.1673.8967.4761.07
Dylan RitchieN/ADivision 4 Group 3219209620212311.0530.1050.0531.2111710274.3275.8964.9765.4961.1259.56
Gary HawkinsN/ADivision 4 Group 34422046371204900.8810.28601.167179165.4968.0363.6967.0169.8463.1
Daniele Di TofanoDivision 4 Pool ADivision 4 Group 1111215311811634415410.9590.2810.0331.2731313068.9879.4762.9468.9972.2964.35
Mike DaltonDivision 4 Pool CDivision 4 Group 288430-49592028110.7020.2380.0240.9641511168.7876.4762.8765.8768.6661.07
Billy ShanahanDivision 4 Pool ADivision 4 Group 2998512169117411210.9290.1730.0411.1431516068.197762.6572.7768.5262.28
Daniel WatkinsDivision 4 Pool CDivision 4 Group 21010231-61010023012300.980.22501.2051615069.7281.9662.6471.4465.3162.28
Karl ParsonsDivision 4 Pool BDivision 4 Group 188221-1078118810720.9880.220.0981.306149269.680.6761.7266.968.3162.27
Alex MunroDivision 4 Pool BDivision 4 Group 166522-18491416410.7540.2150.0150.9841716769.3882.1461.667.4966.4461.5
Mark MarlowN/ADivision 4 Group 3548311010641007401.3330.20801.541188068.9373.3661.5866.5360.1756.12
Andy HendersonDivision 4 Pool BDivision 4 Group 299833-2127625410510.7760.2550.0411.0721114168.1373.1761.3968.4767.4461.13
Stephen McDermottDivision 4 Pool ADivision 4 Group 2910331-11010526213311.0190.2520.0191.291711065.9381.2261.372.0568.3163.13
Ash SmithN/ADivision 4 Group 322201-4117302000.7730.13600.909198662.0462.4460.1661.5270.2462.93
Tony SaundersDivision 4 Pool ADivision 4 Group 376901-271471536520.6810.2170.0430.941177264.3972.8958.7165.3968.3562.59
Craig MitchellDivision 4 Pool BDivision 4 Group 277221-107571507200.7920.208011715860.7371.3358.6162.4664.6160.1
Lee WhiteDivision 4 Pool CDivision 4 Group 365100-33031513710.6080.0980.020.726184552.5857.4652.6660.6970.7663.66

Phase 1 Final Tables

Tables will appear here after 6th November

Pool A

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Gregg CheyneGregg Cheyne 4 3 1 0 27 15 12 10
2 Daniele Di TofanoDaniele Di Tofano 4 2 1 1 25 21 4 7
3 Billy ShanahanBilly Shanahan 4 2 0 2 18 21 -3 6
4 Stephen McDermottStephen McDermott 4 1 1 2 23 25 -2 4
5 Tony SaundersTony Saunders 4 0 1 3 16 27 -11 1

Pool B

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Karl ParsonsKarl Parsons 3 2 1 0 20 11 9 7
2 Alex MunroAlex Munro 3 2 0 1 17 14 3 6
3 Craig MitchellCraig Mitchell 3 1 0 2 13 18 -5 3
4 Andy HendersonAndy Henderson 3 0 1 2 13 20 -7 1

Pool C

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Ricky HitchmoughRicky Hitchmough 5 5 0 0 35 12 23 15
2 Adam PopeAdam Pope 5 3 1 1 29 21 8 10
3 5 2 2 1 28 27 1 8
4 Daniel WatkinsDaniel Watkins 5 2 1 2 28 24 4 7
5 Mike DaltonMike Dalton 5 1 0 4 22 31 -9 3
6 Lee WhiteLee White 5 0 0 5 8 35 -27 0

GDL World Championship Order of Merit Points

Players are awarded ‘Race to the World Championship’ points based on where they finish in their ‘Equaliser’ pool. Players MUST finish all games to be eligible to receive these points. There are also points available for the League Cup. 

Replacement players who join after the Equaliser commences are awarded points as though they were in Group 3, irrelevant of the Group they’re in i.e. if a replacement player joins in the second week of the Equaliser, are put in to Group 1 and finish runner-up, they receive 30 ranking points which is the equivalent of finishing runner up in Group 3.

The allocated points are as follows:

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