Home of World Darts!
In its 27th year of hosting the world championships, the 2012 champions, Dutch world champion Christian Kist and Russian woman's champion Anastasia Dobromyslova will be defending their titles against an impressive ranger of top players qualifying for the 2013 games to be held from Sunday 5 January to Sunday 13 January, 2013.
The 2012 games were charteractised by the unexpected as there were major upsets as new talent and stars shone.
It all took place here at Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey - one of the countries leading entertainment complexes and the undisputed home of World Darts.
The World Professional Darts Championships have been staged and promoted by the British Darts Organisation since 1978 and Lakeside Country Club (established in 1972) has been the host venue since 1986, and the main title sponsor since 2004.
Players from over 30 countries are currently competing for the right to be in the final field of 32 men and eight women in the BBC televised championships in January 2013. The line-up is expected to be finalised in November 2012.
The annual championships attract of a live audience of millions of television viewers in Britain, Europe and around the globed who watched it via BBC TV Sport and its world partners.
Collectively, the Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships are seen by the largest TV audience for darts anywhere in the world.