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QUARTER FINAL DEFEAT FOR CHIZZY

Dave reached the last eight in the BetVictor World Matchplay, held at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.

After winning a tight affair with Benito van de Pas 10-7 and impressing in victory over Robert Thornton 11-2, Chizzy faced Michael van Gerwen in the quarter finals.

Thursdays last eight match saw Dave slide to an 2-8 deficit in the first two sessions, and despite a mini fightback from 4-12, he lost out 9-16 to the current world number one.

CHIZZY MAKES LAST EIGHT IN JAPAN

Dave reached the quarter finals in the Zipang Casino Tokyo Darts Masters, held at the Yoyogi Olympic Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

He defeated Japanese qualifier Shintaro Inoue 6-1 in the first round on Wednesday, before coming out on the wrong side of a narrow 8-6 defeat by world number one Michael van Gerwen.

On the same day, the draw for the BetVictor World Matchplay took place, and Chizzy will play Benito van de Pas in round one in Blackpool.

CHIZZY REACHES SHANGHAI SEMI

Dave reached the semi finals of the Shanghai Darts Masters as the World Series continued in Shanghai, China.

In the first round on Saturday, Chizzy defeated Hong Kong star Scott Mackenzie 6-2.

On Sunday, Chizzy defeated two-time World Champion Adrian Lewis 6-2 in the last eight, before he succumbed to a 5-8 defeat to world number one Michael van Gerwen.

11TH PRO TOUR WIN FOR CHIZZY

Dave won his eleventh PDC Pro Tour event as he was victorious in Players Championship 10 at the Barnsley Metrodome.

A 6-2 win over Jamie Robinson, followed by a 6-3 victory against Jonathan Worsley, then a last leg decider saw him defeat John Henderson 6-5, before a contrasting 6-0 win over Lee Evans to reach the last eight.

Wins over Kyle Anderson 6-3, Andrew Gilding 6-0 and Steve Beaton 6-2 in the final saw Dave take his first title since May 2015.