Barnsley Metrodome

The Barnsley Metrodome (Metrodome Leisure Complex) is a sports and leisure facility that was opened in 1989 by Neil Kinnock.

The facility is 5 minutes from the Barnsley Interchange and close to Junction 37 off the M1. It is located along Queens Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, in England. It is regularly home to major worldwide ten-pin bowling events, such as the Weber Cup and World Tenpin Masters.

The Metrodome played host to the 2006, 2007 and 2008 World Tenpin Masters and the Weber Cup.

The facility is home to Calypso Cove Waterpark, Metrodome Bowling and Fitness Flex Metrodome.

The facility is operated by BPL, a not-for-profit leisure trust established in 1999.

Metrodome Leisure Centre, Barnsley (geograph 3477208)
Barnsley Metrodome

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Coordinates: 53°33′16″N 1°28′15″W / 53.5544°N 1.4707°W

2007 Weber Cup

The 2007 Weber Cup, took place from October 19 to 21 at the Barnsley Metrodome.

With the overall score standing at 4-3 to the Americans, there was everything to play for following the previous year’s nail-biting epic which saw the destiny of the trophy decided in the final few frames of the deciding match.

The Europeans were once again skippered by Sweden’s Tomas Leandersson who had opted for a Nordic influenced line-up which includes veteran Tore Torgersen of Norway, PBA star Mika Koivuniemi (Finland) playing in his second Weber Cup and 3-time EBT champion, Paul Moor (England). The new boy on the team was two-handed Finnish star Osku Palermaa, who at the time topped the EBT rankings.

For Team United States, Weber Cup stalwart Tim Mack again captained Team United States. He was joined by another Weber Cup veteran, Bill Hoffman and two of the PBA stars who helped secure the trophy in 2006, as Chris Barnes and Tommy Jones made their second appearances in the competition. The American debutant was PBA Player of the Year Doug Kent, and PBA Denny's World Championship titlist.

2010 UK Open Qualifier 5

The 2010 UK Open Qualifier 5 was the fifth of eight 2010 UK Open Darts Qualifiers which was held at the Barnsley Metrodome on Sunday 11 April.

2012 PDC Pro Tour

The 2012 PDC Pro Tour was a series of non-televised darts tournaments organised by the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC). They were the Professional Dart Players Association (PDPA) Players Championships, the UK Open Qualifiers, and the new European Tour events. This year there were 33 PDC Pro Tour events – 20 Players Championships, 8 UK Open Qualifiers, and 5 European Tour events.

2014 German Masters

The 2014 German Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 29 January–2 February 2014 at the Tempodrom in Berlin, Germany. It was the seventh ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.Two maximum breaks were compiled during the qualifying stage of the tournament at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England. Dechawat Poomjaeng made the 101st official maximum break during his match against Zak Surety. This was Poomjaeng's first 147 break. Just one day later Gary Wilson made the 102nd official maximum break during the match against Ricky Walden. This was Wilson's first 147 break. It also took the total number of maximum breaks for the season to five.

Ali Carter was the defending champion, but he lost 4–5 against Dechawat Poomjaeng in the last 64.

Ding Junhui won his 10th ranking title by defeating Judd Trump 9–5 in the final. Ding became the first player to win four ranking events in a single season since Stephen Hendry in 1990/1991.

2015 PDC Pro Tour

The 2015 PDC Pro Tour was a series of non-televised darts tournaments organised by the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC). Professional Dart Players Association Players Championships, UK Open Qualifiers, and European Tour events were the events that made up the Pro Tour. This year there were 35 PDC Pro Tour events held – 20 Players Championships, six UK Open Qualifiers, and nine European Tour events.

2017 English Open (snooker)

The 2017 Dafabet English Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place from 16–22 October 2017 in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. It was the seventh ranking event of the 2017/2018 season and a part of the Home Nations Series.

Liang Wenbo was the defending champion, having beaten Judd Trump 9–6 in the 2016 final. Wenbo made a maximum break in his second round match against Tom Ford, but lost in the third round to Yan Bingtao. His maximum won him the "rolling 147 prize" of £40,000.

Ronnie O'Sullivan captured his 29th ranking title by beating Kyren Wilson 9–2 in the final. With his win O'Sullivan tied John Higgins for 2nd place on the all-time list of ranking event wins, only behind Stephen Hendry.

2017 PDC Pro Tour

The 2017 PDC Pro Tour is a current series of non-televised darts tournaments organised by the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC). Players Championships, UK Open Qualifiers and European Tour events are the events that make up the Pro Tour. This year there are 40 PDC Pro Tour events being held – 22 Players Championships, six UK Open Qualifiers and 12 European Tour events.

2018/19 Challenge Tour 7

The 2018/19 Challenge Tour 7 was an amateur snooker tournament that took place between 13–14 October 2018 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England.

2018 International Championship (snooker)

The 2018 International Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament, taking place from 28 October to 4 November 2018 in Daqing, China. It was the seventh ranking event of the 2018/2019 season.

Qualifying for the tournament took place between 9–12 October 2018 in Barnsley Metrodome, Barnsley.

Defending champion Mark Selby lost to Neil Robertson 4–6 in the quarter-final, bringing an end to his 2 year reign and an 18 match unbeaten record in the tournament.Mark Allen won the tournament with record 14 century breaks, beating Robertson 10–5 in the final. It was Allen's fourth ranking title.

2019 Championship League

The 2019 Championship League was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament, taking place from 1 January to 14 March 2019 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry (Group 1–6) and at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley (Group 7 and the Winners' Group), both in England. It was the 12th staging of the tournament.

David Gilbert made the historic 147th maximum break in his group 5 round robin match against Stephen Maguire. It was Gilbert's second professional maximum break (he achieved his first in the 2015 Championship League), and it was the sixth consecutive year that a maximum was made in the Championship League.

During the round robin matches, Neil Robertson recorded his 600th career century in Group 1, and Ding Junhui his 500th in Group 7. And during the Winners' Group round robin matches, John Higgins made his 750th career century break, and Judd Trump also recorded his 600th.

John Higgins was a two-time defending champion, having retained his 2017 title with a 3–2 victory against Zhou Yuelong in the 2018 final. However, Higgins lost 3–0 to Martin Gould in the semi-finals.

Martin Gould went on to win his second Championship League title, beating Jack Lisowski 3–1 in the final.

2019 German Masters

The 2019 D88.com German Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament, taking place from 30 January to 3 February 2019 in Berlin, Germany. The tournament was the eleventh ranking event of the 2018/2019 season. The event was won by Kyren Wilson, who won his third career ranking event, defeating David Gilbert in the final 9–7.Judd Trump made his fourth career maximum break, in the second qualifying round of the event, in his 5-0 win over Lukas Kleckers. Mark Williams was the defending champion, but he lost 5–0 to Kyren Wilson in the quarter-finals. David Gilbert made the events highest break; with a break of 139.

Despite never reaching the last 16 of a ranking event, Duane Jones reached the semifinals, defeating top 16 players Ding Junhui and Jack Lisowski.

2019 PDC Pro Tour

The 2019 PDC Pro Tour is a series of non-televised darts tournaments organised by the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC). Players Championships and European Tour events are the events that make up the Pro Tour. There will be 43 PDC Pro Tour events held, 30 Players Championships and 13 European Tour events.

There used to be UK Open qualifiers as part of this list, but they were abolished in September 2018 as the UK Open was made exclusive for the 128 Tour Card holders, 16 Challenge Tour qualifiers and 16 Riley's qualifiers.

This page also includes results from the PDC's affiliated tours including the Development and Challenge Tours and all the regional tours as well as the results from the World Championship regional qualifiers. There will be 20 Challenge Tour events, 20 Development Tour events, 10 PDC Nordic and Baltic Events, 12 PDC Asia Events, 30 Dartplayers Australia Pro Tour events, 6 EuroAsian Darts Corporation Pro Tour Events and 10 Championship Darts Circuit Pro Tour events during the 2019 season.

The 2019 season in darts saw a major shift in the rules between players playing in the Professional Darts Corporation and the British Darts Organisation (BDO). For the first time since the split in darts the BDO let players that play in their World Championships take part in the PDC's Qualifying School without withholding their money or banning them. With the change in rules high profile players such as Glen Durrant, Scott Waites and Mark McGeeney committed themselves to the Qualifying School.

Bobby Bourn Memorial Players Championship

The Bobby Bourn Memorial Players Championship is a darts tournament staged by the Professional Darts Corporation. It originally took place as a warm up to the Stan James World Matchplay in Blackpool every July. However, in 2009, the tournament moved to a new date in January and a new venue at the Doncaster Dome. In 2010, the tournament was moved to spring and held at the Barnsley Metrodome.

The tournament is named after Bobby Bourn, who had an extensive involvement in the Whitley Bay darts league for over 30 years until his death in 2002. Bourn also performed the role of "player marshal" at PDC televised events, providing assistance to the professional players when they competed and ensuring they were in the right place at the right time before going out for matches.

Phil Taylor won the tournament in its first six years, however he missed the next three events, which were won by Terry Jenkins, Simon Whitlock, and Andy Smith.

Championship League

Championship League is a non-ranking snooker tournament, devised by Matchroom Sport. The tournament was originally held at the Crondon Park Golf Club in Stock, Essex, from its debut in 2008 until 2016. From 2017, it has been held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Martin Gould is the reigning champion.

English Open (snooker)

The English Open is a professional ranking snooker tournament.

Harry Ward (darts player)

Harry Ward (born 13 June 1997 from Swadlincote, Derbyshire) is a professional English darts player who plays in Professional Darts Corporation events.

He reached the final of the 2015 BDO World Youth Championships, losing 3–0 in the final to Colin Roelofs.

In January 2019, Ward won a two-year PDC Tour Card by right on the first day of the event, beating Mark McGeeney 5–2 in the final.

Ward won his first PDC title at the sixteenth Players Championship of 2019, beating Max Hopp 8–7 in the final at Barnsley Metrodome.

Indian Open (snooker)

The Indian Open is a professional ranking snooker tournament. Matthew Selt is the reigning champion.

Weber Cup

The Weber Cup, named after bowling legend Dick Weber, is a men's ten-pin bowling competition between Team Europe and Team USA. The teams competing over three days in a series of singles, doubles and team (baker) matches.

The Weber Cup is equivalent to the Ryder Cup in golf.

World Tenpin Masters

The World Tenpin Masters (founded in 1998) is an annual Ten-pin bowling tournament. It consists of a single lane surrounded by banked seating on both sides to give the event the kind of high-pressure atmosphere that makes the Masters the world’s leading televised bowling tournament.

The event is televised by Matchroom Sport Television and will be subsequently broadcast as 15 x 1 hour programmes both at home on Sky Sports and around the world.

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