Dr Patrick Chaplin has been playing darts since he was 12 years old and has written authoritatively on the history and development of the sport for many years. He has co-authored books with three professional darts players, three-time World Professional darts champion, John Lowe, multi-world titled Trina Gulliver MBE and twice News of the World Individual Darts Champion, Bobby George and his articles about the world of darts have been widely published. Known globably as 'Dr Darts', Patrick also writes a monthly free on-line publication Dr Darts' Newsletter (DDN) which is read in more than 100 countries.
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