Danny Baggish among qualifiers on day six of Q-School.
The Gambler who beat Adrian Lewis & Damon Heta at the World Championship last December, won in the last eight of the event in Milton Keynes to seal his spot.
Danny Baggish was also joined by:
- Jarred Cole
- Liam Gallagher
- Lee Evans
Who each won their quarters on day three of Stage 1B in the UK.
Over in Europe, Stefan Nilles, Dragutin Horvat, Kay Smeets & Leonard Gate all won automatic spots into the next stage.
Gambler seals a spot into stage 2
The Gambler needed to make it to at least the Quarter final today to guarantee a spot in the next stage of Q-School. Danny started with a 6-0 win over Ronnie Ricker. His good form continued with wins over Steven Bradley, Ryan Harrington, Lee Cocks and Reece Colley to progress into stage two.
Jarred Cole continued his good form into day three of Q-School, to qualify automatically into the second stage. Jarred only dropped nine legs today, with impressive wins against Nick Fullwell and Martyn Turner to guarantee his spot.
Liam Gallagher also produced a solid day of darts. After beating Diogo Portela in game one, he followed it up with a trio of wins of Welsh players, before finishing the day off with a 6-2 win over Jack Watt.
Lee Evans was the final player to secure his spot outright, beating John O’Shea 6-5 in a “George Noble” leg to complete stage 1B .
Lloyd Pennell finished top of the UK Order of Merit, with Justin Hood & Sean Fisher being the only players to qualify with three points from stage 1B.
Dragutin Horvat wins on day three of European Q-School
Dragutin’s place was already secure however, he put in a solid performance throughout the day to win a place automatically into stage 2.
It turned out to be a good day for the German, who saved the best till last with a 6-3 win over Matt Campbell.
Another German, Stefan Nilles also saved his best performance for the last 8, with an impressive 6-3 win against Gino Vos to secure his place into the next stage.
With Germany having two players qualifying automatically today, Leonard Gates made it two Americans across the different venues with a 6-0 win against Sergio Krassen to wrap up an impressive day.
The final player to make it into stage two was Kay Smeets who won 6-4 against the Belgium Robbie Knops.
The order of merit had a familiar feel at the top end, with Christian Kist, Gino Vos & Matt Campbell all finishing in the top four. All three were unable to topple Marcel Gerdon who finished the three days on top with 7 points.