David Stokell was crowned the first Gloucester Open Champion on Saturday 6th May. A total of 38 entries took part in the mens competition, with many great players competing. On the way to the final David saw off John Buglass 4-2 before narrowly beating Paul Williams 4-3 to set up a final against fellow Tyne & Wear county player, Andy Chalmers. Again Stokell went down to a decider and rounded off a great day of darts defeating Chalmers 4-3 in the final.
In the Ladies competition, AnnMarie Urwin saw off Laura Patton in the semi finals before beating AnnMarie Potts 4-3 in the final to take the win.
Mens Results –
David Stokell 4-2 John Buglass
Paul Williams 4-0 Paul McGowan
Carl Hamilton 4-2 Ryan Joyce
Andy Chalmers 4-2 Ian Dawson
David Stokell 4-3 Paul Williams
Andy Chalmers 4-1 Carl Hamilton
David Stokell 4-3 Andy Chalmers
Ladies Results –
AnnMarie Potts beat Tracey Curry
AnnMarie Urwin beat Laura Patton
AnnMarie Urwin 4-2 AnnMarie Potts (Urwin wins with a 149 checkout)