A Bullseye Shot By Carlsberg

Dart Championship Returns Offering RM30,000 Cash Prizes

KOTA KINABALU, 24 March 2012: Malaysia’s most preferred beer brand, Carlsberg, is returning with the successful Carlsberg Double Dart Championships 2012 together with its establish partner Asia Dart Magazine.

This ideal partnership which shares the coherent objective of promoting the game will offer a total cash prize worth RM30,000 for the 2012 edition. It is hoped to feature the top darters from East Malaysia, Peninsula and the region at the Grand Finals which will take place at The Palace Hotel, Kota Kinabalu on 14-15 July.

“We are once again proud to be part of this magnificent opportunity to be associated with a popular game to the locals. We anticipate through this sponsorship programme, Carlsberg is able to provide a platform to showcase the talented dart players pitting against one another,” said Mr Yeong Sooi Hing, Area Sales Manager Sabah of Carlsberg Malaysia in his officiating speech.

The 2012 edition is hoped to emulate the previous championship of unearthing talented dart players. With 15 qualifying round venues in Sabah and 8 in Sarawak, the battle for supremacy begins today and tomorrow with the qualifying round held at Venetian Club, Kota Kinabalu. The remaining qualifying rounds will take place between 31 March – 24 June. The qualifying rounds in Sarawak will take place from 7 April – 17 June.

“To add more excitement to the championship this year, we are topping up a RM1000 cash prize for the Grand Finals champion team. As we are expecting more than 80 teams to participate, we truly hope this would spur the entries at the respective qualifying rounds,” added Mr Yeong.

The complete schedule for the 2012 championships (Sabah) can be viewed in the attachment.

For more enquiries and to register for the qualifying rounds, darters can contact Mr. Johnson Antamat from Asia Dart Magazine at 016-837 9322.