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Little Richard does Double Dutch!

25 September 2013


The new Master of Ceremonies of the BDO, “little” Richard Ashdown, will also be showing his skills in the Netherlands. In December, Richard will be seen on stage at the Zuiderduin Masters and in February he will presents the stage program of the Dutch Open Darts.

Earlier this year it was announced that the now Winmau sponsored Ashdown would follow icon Martin Fitzmaurice, and from that moment things have moved fast for the Englishman. He now has the largest and most important events on his schedule, as he will be present at the WDF World Cup, Winmau World Masters, Zuiderduin Masters, Lakeside World Professional Darts Championship and the Dutch Open Darts.

“I am absolutely thrilled that the biggest and best tournaments in the Netherlands have invited me to present their wonderful events. These are two tournaments that I have very much enjoyed being part of as a spotter since 2003 and I will be proud to appear on the Dutch stage!” says Ashdown, who also has his own website

The Zuiderduin Masters, the only Dutch ‘major’ televised tournament, will take place from 6 until 8 December in ‘Hotel Zuiderduin’, Egmond aan Zee. Please check for all information and tickets.

The Dutch Open Darts, the biggest darts tournament in the world where everybody can compete will take place from January 31st until february 2nd in ‘de Bonte Wever Assen’. All information about the tournament and entries can be found on