Bahrain Darts Masters kicks off at BIC | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Bahrain Darts Masters kicks off at BIC

Agencies | Manama                                 

The Daily Tribune –   

Bahrain Darts Masters inaugurated today at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).

The tournment is organized by BIC and sports promoter CBX in collaboration with Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) and featuring the world's best darts players in the PDC World Series of Darts.

Marking the opening round of the World Series’ 2023 calendar, the "Bahrain Darts Masters" comprises two days of competition, with eight top players battling it out including newly crowned World Champion and World Number 1 Michael Smith, as well as previous World Champions Peter "Snakebite" Wright and Gerwyn "The Iceman" Price, and Bahraini talents secured their qualification for this world championship.

BTEA signed up as title partners for the event for the duration of the three-year contract for this global darts series.

The event will be covered to a TV audience reaching over 200 million people in more than 185 countries worldwide.

"We are pleased to be part of this strategic partnership with BIC to bring together one of the most renowned sports championships across the UK and worldwide. The hosting of this prestigious event by BIC will bring more global attention and interest to the Kingdom and its unique tourism projects and capabilities, positioning Bahrain at the forefront of the region's fastest-growing tourism sectors. We are confident that this major event will have a positive impact on tourism revenues and inbound tourism expenditures because of our three-year partnership," CEO of BTEA Dr. Nasser Qaedi said.

"We are thrilled to be a part of such an important partnership with BTEA, which will have a significant impact on making this global event a huge success story, by promoting Bahrain tourism across the world. BIC has repeatedly demonstrated its capabilities in hosting the world's largest sporting events and we are proud to add The World Series of Darts to our portfolio. We are confident that the darts audience will have an unforgettable experience while enjoying Bahrain's breathtaking tourist attractions," CCO at BIC Sherif Al Mahdy said.