Gary Anderson (darts player)

Premier League Darts: 2011

Gary Anderson ( born December 22, 1970 in Eyemouth in the Scottish Borders ) is a Scottish darts player. His former nickname in the BDO was " Dream Boy ", his current nickname in the PDC is " The Flying Scotsman ". His running music is Jump Around by House of Pain.


Both in 2007 and 2008, Gary Anderson tournament victories was invited, BDO players to the PDC Grand Slam of Darts, due to its major, where he could reach the semi-finals each time.

Especially since he in 2007 finally was able to experience his big break when he the Topic International Darts League could with his victory over Mark Webster and thus win his first major TV tournament in impressive fashion. He was thus the first player, who had lost in the course of this tournament a single game with 59 thrown 180'ern he could even set the old record of Raymond van Barneveld.

And in the same year he was able to win his second major TV tournament with the Bullit World Darts Trophy. In the final he defeated in impressive fashion none other than Phil Taylor 7-3.

In February 2009, Anderson made ​​all the more years of speculation about a possible change to the PDC to an end when he was in Edinburgh finally signed his contract PDPA under the second match day of the Premier League Darts and thus officially joined the PDC.

Anderson is considered one of the most gifted darts player with one of the best styles of cast what you alone can see the fact that he has accomplished this world-class performance (at least until his move to the PDC ) in his own words with almost no training.

The PDC World Darts Championship 2011 Anderson was second, his biggest success in the PDC. After victories over Morihiro Hashimoto (3-0 ), Dennis Priestley (4-2 ), Andy Smith ( 4-0), Raymond van Barneveld (5-1) and Terry Jenkins (6-2 ), he reached the final, where he defeated Adrian Lewis 5-7 on 3 January 2011. Anderson played in this World Cup the best average since he had a three - dart average of over 100 in every game until the final. Only in the final he had an average of just under 100

For the Players Championship Finals 2011 Gary Anderson reached the final after beating Justin Pipe (6-4 ), Kevin Painter ( 8-5 ), Andy Smith ( 9-5) and Steve Farmer ( 10-7 ), which he, however, against Phil Taylor won with 12-13.

On 19 May 2011 he won the final of the Premier League Darts against the reigning World Champion Adrian Lewis with 10:4 and thus won his first title at a PDC major tournament.

In the UK Open on 8 June 2012 him the first 9 -darter ( Nine dart finish) succeeded front of the cameras.


  • Premier League Darts: 2011
  • World Darts Championships: Runner Up 2011 (Vice - World Champion)
  • Grand Slam of Darts: Semi-finals in 2007, 2008 / 2011 Finalist
  • Zuiderduin Masters: 2007, 2008
  • Bullit World Darts Trophy: 2007
  • Topic International Darts League: 2007
  • British Open: 2007
  • Scottish Open: 2007
  • German Open: 2004, 2006, 2008
  • Swiss Open 2006
  • British Classic: 2006
  • Denmark Open: 2003
  • Isle of Man Open: 2006
  • Welsh Open: 2001, 2008
  • BDO Pro Challenge: 2006
  • BDO Gold Cup: 2006
  • British Classic: 2006
  • Scottish Masters: 2002, 2006
  • German Darts Championship 2014