December 2016

James moved into the quarterfinals of the World Championships, as he beat Michael Smith by four sets to three. James came back from the edge of defeat, having trailed Smith 2-0 and 3-1 at Ally Pally. James showed why he has won seven PDC majors, showing true grit to get the better of Smith. James had missed two darts to make it 2-2 in sets, as Smith punished a rare mistake from the Machine. From that moment James went through the gears taking the next three sets with some fantastic darts.


Match Stats
Average – 94.01
100+ – 42
140+ – 23
180- 5
High Chceckout – 121
Checkout Percentage – 41.18%

James will now Peter Wright in the Quarterfinal #TeamWade

James moved into the last 16 of the World Championships with a 4-1 win over Steve Beaton. The first three sets James was well over the 107 average, as the former Lakeside didn’t have any answers. Beaton won the fourth set 3-2 as the set went on throw. The final set of the match saw James wrapped up the match by three legs to one

“I’m very happy with the way I played this afternoon, my game is in a great place at the moment and can’t wait for the next match. Huge thank you to all the fans; the atmosphere was fantastic in here today.”



Match Stats
Average – 99.39
100+ – 31
140+ – 20
180s – 5
Highest Checkout – 104
Checkout percentage – 50%

James is back in action this afternoon against Michael Smith.