SLIDESHOW: Fantastic atmosphere for darts spectacular

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It was all eyes on the oche as darts fans crowded the Winter Gardens to see the fight for one of the sport’s biggest prizes.

Raucous arrows enthusiasts created a superb atmosphere while dressed in a range of colourful outfits, as they watched Phil Taylor defeat Adrian Lewis 18-13 to win his 14th PDC World Matchplay title.

The World Matchplay darts final at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

The World Matchplay darts final at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

Taylor, nicknamed The Power, fought his way back from 6-4 down against his fellow Stoke-on-Trent native Lewis to claim the title for the sixth consecutive year.

The tournament, which is run by the Professional Darts Corporation, has been held annually at the venue’s Empress Ballroom since 1994.

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