Dave Chisnall’s hot run on the European Tour continued when he won the Dutch Darts Championship in Leeuwarden.
Chisnall beat Luke Humphries 8-5 in the final on Sunday night to claim his second title of the year following his success in Germany in February.
The 39-year-old bested Humphries, who won four titles on last year’s European Tour, in the masterpiece, hitting seven 180s and averaging 99.89.
He had to do it the hard way and beat home favorite Michael van Gerwen in a dramatic semi-final.
Chisnall, having beaten up-and-coming star Josh Rock and two-time world champion Peter Wright earlier in the day, disappointed a partisan crowd after sealing a decisive final set by pulling out his seventh dart of the match – finishing in the ‘madhouse’. ‘. double one, with Van Gerwen losing three of his own.
Wright had previously won a thrilling contest with defending champion Michael Smith, where the pair renewed their rivalry from Thursday night’s Premier League game in Leeds.