Gary Anderson beat the veteran champion Phil Taylor 7-6 in a thrilling final to win his first PDC Darts World Championship, on Sunday 4th January, at the Alexandra Palace in London.
What a tense and nerve jangling darts games final it turned out to be. It was no surprise that Taylor with a pedigree of winning this title an amazing 16 times, fought back from 3-1 and 6-4 down to level at 6-6. However, Phil “The Power” Taylor, missed 55 doubles throughout the final. Anderson aged 44, ten years Taylor’s junior, won the first leg of the decider and when Taylor missed double 16 in the next leg, the Scot capitalised to win the £250,000 first prize. The Flying Scotsman also claimed the Sid Waddell Trophy.
Look at what a magnificent and impressive darts world championship trophy it is: