Darts players invited to try their hand against champ Peter Wright in Milton Keynes next week

Darts fans have been invited to test their aim against the newly-crowned world champion Peter Wright at a Milton Keynes venue.

Friday, 24th January 2020, 7:37 am
Updated Friday, 24th January 2020, 7:38 am

Peter, who lifted the biggest title in darts at Alexandra Palace over Christmas, will be at Selco Builders Warehouse on Denbigh Road in Bletchley between on Friday, January 31.

Members of the public are invited to come along between 10am and noon to take on ‘Snakebite’ – now ranked No 2 in the world - in special nine dart challenges.

The event is being staged on the same day as the Ladbrokes Masters 2020, a tournament boasting the top 16 players in the world, begins at the nearby Marshall Arena.

Selco is an official partner of the Professional Darts Corporation.

Their marketing director Carine Jessamine said: “Peter took the darting world by storm with a brilliant performance at the World Championship and we are thrilled to have him in the branch so soon after that triumph.

“He is one of the most popular players in the world so we are delighted to give people the chance to come along and test their darting skills against him.

“There is no need to book – just come down to Selco Milton Keynes between 10am and noon for what will be a fun and exciting event. It’s the perfect warm-up to a huge weekend of darts and a rare opportunity for people to take on one of the very best players in the world."

Peter Wright