Klaasen turned off by Chisnall in the third round of world CHAMPIONSHIP darts
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Jelle Klaasen is Thursday in the third round of the world CHAMPIONSHIP darts in London eliminated by Dave Chisnall. The Englishman won after six sets with 4-2.
The seventh-placed Chisnall takes the Friday in the quarterfinals against reigning world champion Gary Anderson, who Wednesday was too strong for the strong playing Benito van de Pas.
With the elimination of Klaasen, there are two Dutch people active on the world cup. The first-placed Michael van Gerwen comes Thursday night in the third round, in action against Darren Webster.
Raymond van Barneveld, who Wednesday handsome the as fifth-placed Adrian Lewis off, plays Friday in the quarterfinals against the winner of the match between Phil Taylor and Kim Huybrechts. That match is Thursday night finished.
Klaasen began to moderate in the competition. Without high averages could Chisnall in the first two sets to hit back, thus making the competition already at an early stage played seemed.
In the third set were the averages of both darters up. In the fifth place threw Klaasen 140 and took it the important third set: 2-1.
In the fourth set placed Chisnall a major break for a 2-0 lead in legs. With double ten in the third leg he seized on a compelling way the set and a 3-1 lead.
At the time that the resistance of the Dutchman appeared to have been broken, came Klaasen back. Despite a 2-0 deficit in the legs, he won the fifth set by 99 to throw for 2-1, with a break for 2-2 and eventually also the fifth leg to tackle.
After fumbling from Klaasen (three arrows miss at double nine) failed also Chisnall and caught the Dutchman in the first leg of the sixth set. Also, the second place went to Klaasen, but he left the Brit to come back in the set: 2-2. Chisnall did not fail in the decisive final leg and retired thus Klaasen.
In the first middagpartij on Thursday defeated the Northern Irishman Daryl Gurney in a spectacle the Dutch boss Mark Webster: 3-4. Gurney comes Friday in the quarterfinals against the winner of the game between Van Gerwen and Darren Webster.
Summary: Program and results world CHAMPIONSHIP darts