When professionals are looking at dart leagues, they are looking at them as being categorised by tournaments. While there are many, there are five that are considered to be the five major ones.
The Ladbrokes World Championships
This is one of the most prestigious league events that takes place every year in London at the Alexandra Palace. It fits right in with the Christmas season. It spreads out over New Year and ushers in the New Year as a sporting event. It is an event that grows substantially in popularity every year. The reigning champion is Adrian Lewis.
McCoy’s Premier League Darts
This is a new major in the world of darts, and for many has already become the most popular. It is a yearly event where eight players get to compete for the title. It is a round-robin event where every player is pitted against the other players twice, and the event runs for a fourteen-week period during the springtime.
Speedy Hire UK Open
In the UK this is one of the league games that is looked forward to by most dart enthusiasts. It is an open draw event so top players can come up against another at any time. This is an event that anyone who thinks they are good enough can try to qualify for. It is a door opener for those amateurs that are ready to break into the next level.
Skybet World Matchplay
Classed by many as being the second-largest dart league event. It is held in July and is played in Blackpool, which is a very popular area.
Partypoker World Grand Prix
This is an annual Dublin event that is a big attraction during the month of October. This is the final darting major that is capable of creating a lot of excitement, and it is a tournament that has some uniqueness to it which adds to the excitement.