Darts has been played for well over 150 years taking a variety of formats on its way.
It is reported that 'short arrows' were thrown at the bottom of barrels on long voyages hundreds of years ago. In more recent years darts has developed into the game we love and play, and even more recently it has been classified as a sport.
Darts has become more popular in recent years with the television coverage and the ever increasing prize money available. There has also been big improvements in the quality and attractiveness of equipment. There are so many different darts and flights etc. Enough to suit everyones taste, generating revenue for retailers and personalisation for dart players. This personalistion for dart players has also been a major contributing factor in the global interest in the sport of darts.