Feb 21 2015

Final Three 2015 UK Open Qualifiers

UK Open qualifiers again in Wigan, and each of the three £50,000 PDC ProTour event features over 200 players, with PDC Tour Card Holders joined by PDPA Associate Members as the second day of the weekend’s treble-header.

Another three day ‘weekend’ of darts for Jabba, as he continues with the second half of the UK Open Qualifiers.  After the first three days, and £500 earned, Jamie is probably ‘safe’ qualified for the TV finals, but he will want some better luck and results to see him try and make the top 32 in the order of merit, as those players skip the first two dangerous rounds in Minehead.

As a top 32 seed Jabba gets a bye in round 1 each day.

Coral UK Open Qualifier Four
Friday February 20, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

Round 1:  Jamie Caven Bye
Round 2:  Jamie Caven 6-0 James Hubbard
Round 3:  Jamie Caven 6-1 Mark Dudbridge
Round 4:  Jamie Caven 6-2 James Richardson
Round 5:  Jamie Caven 6-1 Steve Hine
1/4 final:  Jelle Klaasen 6-2 Jamie Caven

A great day for Jabba, as he has a strong run to the quarter finals, adding £1,500 to his qualifying pot, and that £2,000 puts him in a much stronger position, in joint 20th, and within that top 32.

Coral UK Open Qualifier Five
Saturday February 21, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

Round 1:  Jamie Caven Bye
Round 2:  Christian Kist 6-5 Jamie Caven

Coral UK Open Qualifier Six
Saturday February 22, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

Round 1:  Jamie Caven Bye
Round 2:  Jamie Caven 6-4 Curtis Hammond
Round 3:  Jamie Caven 6-4 Wayne Jones
Round 4:  Jamie Caven 6-4 Terry Temple
Round 5:  Jamie Caven 6-4 Steve Beaton
1/4 final:   Adrian Lewis 6-3 Jamie Caven

A great way to end the qualifiers, winning £1,500, and ending up on £3,500, which makes Jabba 19th seed, well within that magical top 32, meaning he avoids the first two rounds.

Feb 09 2015

Cueball Derby

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Cueball, The Home Of The Jamie Caven Darts Academy

Cueball Derby is the latest company to join Team JABBA for 2015.

 

Cueball have been involved with Jamie for well over 12 months as they are the home of the Jamie Caven Darts Academy, every Wednesday night, and who have recently launched Monday nights as well.

 

Cueball have signed a deal to become associate sponsors for 12 months. Click here to see there website.

Feb 08 2015

Jabba in Wigan; First 3 UK Open Qualifiers

The PDC have concentrated the UK Open qualifiers into two long weekends of three events, each being a £50,000 tournament, featuring over 200 players!  PDC Tour Card Holders are joined by PDPA Associate Members in bidding to qualify for March’s Coral UK Open Televised Finals.

The first three day qualifier had the players gather in a packed hall in Wigan…

UK Open Qualifier 1

Round 1:  Bye
Round 2:  Jamie Caven 5-6 Jamie Bain

UK Open Qualifier 2

Round 1:  Bye
Round 2:  Jamie Caven 6-2 Scott Dain
Round 3:  Jamie Caven 5-6 Mensur Soljovic

£250 won on day 2

UK Open Qualifier 3

Round 1:  Bye
Round 2:  Jamie Caven  6-5 Mark Cox
Round 2:  Jamie Caven 4-6 Andy Jenkins

£250 won on day 3, a £500 total for the first 3 days.  Jabba will hope for better luck next time, with 3 more events to come.

Jan 30 2015

Team JABBA expands!

Team JABBA has expanded for 2015 again!

 

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Certis Insurance Brokers

 

 

Certis Insurance Brokers have signed a 12 month agreement to sponsor Jamie for the 2015 season.

 

Certis Insurance brokers is a trading name of Gothic Insurance Brokers est. 1966

‘Certis Insurance Brokers’ was created to provide the personal service & bespoke cover required for both high value property insurance & non-standard home insurance.

We will take the time to get to understand your exact requirements so we can tailor cover directly to your needs and build an ongoing relationship in which your best interests are our core concern.

All members of our team have years of experience, professional knowledge & expertise dealing with private clients high net worth property insurance & non-standard home insurance so you can be assured we will provide you with the most appropriate recommendations and the best possible advice at all times.

The covers we offer are divided into 3 main areas:

Prestige Motor

Prestige Home

Non-standard home

 

 

For more information about Certis Insurance go to their website.

Jan 16 2015

Tag Tots & Major Oak Sign Up for 2015!

 

 

 

MO_LogoMajor Oak Coaching Limited has committed to another 12 months sponsoring Jamie Caven!

Major Oak Coaching offers sports coaching to young children aged from 5-11. They work independently as well as working with primary schools in their local area, offering PE Curriculum Support. They also offer holiday club programs which range out into both sports and activity camps. They have a sister company called Tag Tots Rugby, which offer rugby coaching from the age of 2 through to 11.

Major Oak Coaching wanted to get on board to support Jamie as they have very similar values, when it comes to children and sports. Not only helping to develop their sporting skills but social and academic skills at the same time.

For more information about Major Oak Coaching or Tag Tots Rugby please click on the logos below.

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Jan 16 2015

Jamie Caven Darts Academy Grows

From 26th January 2015 JCDA will run a second Academy night.

Jamie Caven darts academyWe will be operating on a Monday as well as the current Wednesday. The first four Mondays will be trial & sign up weeks, where potential students can come down and try out the routine free of charge and decide whether to become members.

Our age range is from 6 up to 18.

We will be running these sessions on 26th Jan, 2nd Feb, 9th Feb, 16th Feb & 23rd Feb from 18:30-20:00. They are held at Cueball Derby, Mansfield Road, DE21 4AW.

We will have some of our current Wednesday night students & mentors on hand on these dates to assist with the routine and offer encouragement to any newcomers.

The Jamie Caven Darts Academy formed just over 12 months ago and has grown into what is now a thriving darting community. From the Staff at Cueball Derby, mentors, and parents and students, the enjoyment is visible on everyone’s faces.

The JCDA is sponsored by Unicorn Darts & supported by Cueball Derby.

For more information please contact Debbie on 07709470705 or email [email protected]

Dec 22 2014

Jabba at the 2015 World Champs

Jabba loses a classic to Barney

Jabba loses in a close classic to Barney (Pic Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

THIS IS IT!  The big one – the tournament every darts player wants to play in – and of course do well in!  With a HUGE £1,250,000 prize pot, and a cool quarter of a million quid to the winner, it’s a massive tournament.

Jabba comes into the worlds on good form, and as the 19th seed (his position in the world before the tournament).  A good run could see him jump up a few spots.

Round 1:  Jamie Caven 3-2 Jason Hogg

Jabba misses a few darts for doubles, but his scoring is so good that doesn’t matter so much – and he then takes advantage when Hogg misses d1 to take the first set 3-0.  Hogg repays the debt with a 3-0 set of his own.  Jabba takes the third set 3-1, but Hogg levels the game up in set 4.  It’s a nervy game, neither player will think they’ve played there best, but it’s Jabba who takes the last set and the game 3-1.

Round 2:  Jamie Caven 3-4 Raymond van Barneveld

The game is tight, with Barney hitting lots of 180’s, but not having the rest of his game quite matching.  Jabba levels the game at 2 sets each, but leads 9-6 in legs, has a 97 vs 89 average.  Jabba still slightly leads the averages 94-92 as both players get to three sets.  A bad start in the deciding set for Jabba, as Barney holds, then breaks to go 2-0 up.  But Jabba is a fighter, and his next leg is a cracker, taking out 60 with Barney back on 108 to break back.  Jabba needs 107 to hold with Barney on 90… and just misses d16.  Barney takes out the bull for his 90 c/o to win the game in a very close match.

Jabba at the 2015 World Champs

Jabba wins his first round match, faces Barney next (Pic Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

 

 

Dec 09 2014

Final Christmas Postage Dates

With the holidays fast approaching we want to make sure everyone recieves their Team JABBA goodies in time for the big day. Please see below for the dates you will need to have ordered your gifts by so that they arrive on time.

 

www.shop.jamiecaven.co.uk

 

Don’t Forget that the 15% voucher code is still active. Enter xmas14 at the checkout.

 

USA – Ordered by Thursday 11th December

Europe – Ordered by Friday 12th December

UK & Ireland – Ordered by Friday 19th December

Dec 02 2014

Jabba Drawn Against Jason Hogg at World Champs

THE draw for the William Hill World Darts Championship first round was made at 12.30pm today (Tues 2nd Dec).

The 72 player tournament will be held from December 18-January 4 at London’s Alexandra Palace, with play spanning the festive period live on the Sky Sports Darts channel.  The preliminary round draw was made in advance of the first round draw, pitting the International Qualifiers against each other as they bid to win through to the first round proper.

Jabba, seeded 19, was draw against yesterday’s PDPA qualifier, Jason Hogg.  The TV schedule is yet to come, so we’ll update once we know when The Force will be playing live on Sky Sports Darts.

William Hill World Darts Championship
First Round Draw

Michael van Gerwen (1) v Joe Cullen
Stuart Kellett (32) v Viljanen/Stein
Terry Jenkins (16) v John Weber
Justin Pipe (17) v Lawrence Ryder
Dave Chisnall (8) v Ryan De Vreede
Paul Nicholson (25) v Benito van de Pas
Robert Thornton (9) v Andrew Gilding
Ronnie Baxter (24) v Mackenzie/Gurney
Peter Wright (5) v Gerwen Price
Andy Smith (28) v Ronny Huybrechts
Andy Hamilton (12) v Dave Richardson
Steve Beaton (21) v Kyle Anderson
Gary Anderson (4) v McGrath/Kirchner
Jelle Klaasen (29) v Christian Kist
Wes Newton (13) v Perez/Reyes
Kevin Painter (20) v Koltsov/Muramatsu
Phil Taylor (2) v Jyhan Artut
Mark Webster (31) v Ron Meulenkamp
Ian White (15) v Haavisto/Michael
Kim Huybrechts (18) v Mickey Mansell
Simon Whitlock (7) v Darren Webster
Dean Winstanley (26) v Wayne Jones
Mervyn King (10) v Max Hopp
Vincent van der Voort (23) v John Henderson
James Wade (6) v Jamie Lewis
Stephen Bunting (27) v Wattimena/Marijanovic
Brendan Dolan (11) v Arendse/Hon
Michael Smith (22) v Mensur Suljovic
Adrian Lewis (3) v David Pallett
John Part (30) v Keegan Brown
Raymond van Barneveld (14) v Rowby-John Rodriguez
Jamie Caven (19) v Jason Hogg

Preliminary Round Draw
Christian Perez (Philippines) v Cristo Reyes (Spain)
Jani Haavisto (Finland) v John Michael (Greece)
Nolan Arendse (South Africa) v Alex Hon (Hong Kong)
Boris Koltsov (Russia) v Haruki Muramatsu (Japan)
Kim Viljanen (Finland) v Sascha Stein (Germany)
Mark McGrath (New Zealand) v Scott Kirchner (USA)
Jermaine Wattimena (Netherlands) v Robert Marijanovic (Croatia)
Scott Mackenzie (Hong Kong) v Daryl Gurney (Northern Ireland)

Nov 28 2014

Jabba in Minehead; Player Champs Finals

Jamie wins his 2nd round game

Jamie wins his 2nd round game (Pic Lustig/PDC)

Get the TV on ITV4 this Friday/Weekend, as it’s the Player Championship finals in Minehead, and Jabba is looking for a good run to continue his good form.

The £300,000 tournament features the top 32 players from the 2014 PDC ProTour Order of Merit, based on prize money won in Players Championships, UK Open Qualifiers and European Tour events this year.

The first round sees eight matches in the afternoon session and eight games in the evening session, all live on ITV4.  Jabba plays in the very first game, against his UKSM team-mate Ian ‘Diamond’ White.

Remember you can buy Jabba’s darts, shirts, and a lot of exclusive merchandise in our shop here.  Comes direct from Team Jabba!

Cash Converters Players Championship Finals
Friday November 28, Afternoon Session (12.45pm-5pm)

First Round:  Jamie Caven 6-4 Ian White
2nd Round:  Jamie Caven 10-9 Robert Thornton
1/4 Finals:  Jamie Caven 9-10 Adrian Lewis

Jabba goes out in a classic game, pushing Lewis all the way, forcing him to take out 123 to win the game.  Jamie won a lot of fans and plaudits in that game – proving how class he is on the big stage in front of a big TV audience.

Jabba beats Ian White

Jabba beats Ian White and is into 2nd round (Pic Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

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