Raymond van Barneveld has on Monday decided not to take part in the qualifier for the Grand Slam of Darts. The five-fold world champion of the rest of it in two tournaments in his afscheidsjaar.
The 52-year-old, From Barneveld, took the decision after Sunday’s race in the quarter-finals of the World Series of poker Started in Amsterdam, will be the last tournament in the Netherlands.
“Raymond did not. He had, after a tough weekend in the morning at 10: 00 a.m., in the plane, sit down, then, after a long journey, in the evening, in an Upset, to try to qualify,” said manager Jaco van Bodegom at REUTERS.
“And if he has on off day by day, he was sure to have gone through. It was to be upset.”
Van Barneveld reached the world cup with great difficulty
Due to its opt-out for the Grand Slam of Darts and will play Van Barneveld, only for the Players Championship Finals at the end of this month in Minehead, and with the world cup in december in London.
The remote fell Of Contacted secured in the October world CHAMPIONSHIPS, the participation to the first 32 of the Pro Tour Order of Merit, will be achieved. “It is not in advance Of Barnevelds to me in this way, but it is what it is,” he said.
Van Barneveld was announced last year that he was at the end of this year to stop using a fridge. The Hagenaar, it can no longer afford to be a pro to have.