UK Darts Issue 9 - December 2013 - Page 13

echts 2 To Do Battle At Ally Pally Many fans and commentators have picked it as their tie of the round, and for my part I happen to agree, of course there are others such as Paul Nicholson versus Stuart Kellett and Jamie Caven versus Jelle Klaasen which could yet prove to be closer or more exciting, but for sheer drama the prospect of brothers facing off on the biggest stage in world darts will take a lot of beating. The bookmakers will no doubt make Kim, who is seeded 12th for the tournament, a big favourite, but older brother Ronny will be out to cause an upset as he aims to restore bragging rights following his defeat in the pairs only other televised encounter which took place at the Grand Slam of Darts earlier this year. Away from the TV screens it is actually Ronny who has the better head-to-head record, having defeated his younger brother in the final of the 2010 Belgium Master ́