180 Around the Clock!

180 Around the Clock is a practice game to improve your treble scoring

Practising Trebles

Here is a nice easy warm up game that helps improves your accuracy around the board.

Many people play around the clock to help improve their accuracy around the board and this is also a good game for beginners to play as it focuses on different individual targets. But here is a variation which I call 180!

Max score

180! Around the Clock

First of all this warm up game or practice game is not about scoring 180’s it is about practising trebles around the board. The practice game can also be played as a game against an opponent or on your own.

How you play

Your basically throw three darts at each number in turn aiming for the treble i.e. 3 darts at number 1 or treble one. If you hit a single one you score 1 point if you hit a treble you score 3 points the most you can score in any throw is 9 points. Regardless if you hit a single or treble of the first number you move to the next number in this case no 2 and repeat the feat. A single 2 scores 1 point and treble scores your 3 points. You continue around the board until you have completed all twenty numbers and then add your total. If you manage to throw three trebles on each throw your will score 180 hence the name!

If you are playing this game by yourself I suggest you set yourself a target i.e. 60 points. This means you only need to hit three singles in each number to achieve this point’s target. If you are a regular player set this target higher I suggest 75 – 80. Alternatively keep a running total of your scores and aim to better the score the next time you play. You will be surprised how this basic game will improve your overall game.

Doubles should you hit one only score 1 point and you can only score on the number in turn.

To give you a guide on your performance:

Playing as a Game?

If you play the 180 as a game against friends then you can add an extra dimension to it.

180 can be play with 2 or move players but this extra dimension can spice the game up a bit more.

If a player fails to score on a number in a round of three darts then their score becomes frozen and they proceed no further. Other players continue until 20 or until they miss a number and become frozen. The highest total wins.

Pure Darts