Premier League Darts night in Berlin as part of continental 2018 PDC Calendar
Another huge year of darts will see the sport's expansion at a professional level continue, particularly with further growth across Europe
By Sky Sports Darts
Last Updated: 08/09/17 10:29am
The PDC are to continue their continental growth near year, with the introduction of a Premier League night in Berlin.
The 2018 Premier League will see the sport's widest-reaching event break new ground with the visit to Berlin's Mercedes-Benz Arena on Thursday February 22 as the tournament visits Germany for the first time.
The Premier League will also return to Rotterdam Ahoy for a third successive year, following the sell-out success of the event in the Netherlands in 2016 and 2017, as well as arenas across the UK and Ireland from February to May.
The season opens for the first time at the 3Arena in Dublin on February 1, with further league nights following in Cardiff and Newcastle before the tournament makes its German debut on February 22.
The league nights in Exeter, Leeds, Nottingham and Glasgow are followed by Judgement Night in Belfast on March 29, with the event then visiting Liverpool, Sheffield, Rotterdam, Manchester, Birmingham and Aberdeen before the Play-Offs at The O2 in London on May 17.
The 2018 World Cup of Darts will take place from May 31-June 3 in Frankfurt ahead of European Tour events in Gibraltar, Copenhagen and Hamburg during a busy month, with the summer's popular World Matchplay then being held from July 21-29 at Blackpool's Winter Gardens.
The autumn's series of televised events will begin with the third staging of the Champions League of Darts on September 21-22 before Dublin stages the World Grand Prix from September 30-October 6.
The European Championship moves to Dortmund from October 25-28, with the World Series of Darts Finals from November 2-4 and Grand Slam of Darts from November 10-18 in Wolverhampton ahead of the Players Championship Finals from November 23-25 at the Butlins Minehead Resort.
The World Youth Championship final will also be held in Minehead on November 25, ahead of the sport's biggest tournament, the World Championship, beginning in December.
The biggest names in darts will return to Dublin's Citywest Hotel from October 1-7 for the 2017 World Grand Prix and you will be able to watch all the action with us on Sky Sports, or watch for £6.99 without a contract on NOW TV.
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