TOKYO, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DARTSLIVE Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce its decision to hold "SUPER DARTS 2013 made in DARTSLIVE (hereafter SUPER DARTS 2013)", the soft tip darts tournament, at KITEC Rotunda Hall 23/F in Hong Kong on April 7, 2013.
In comparison to the European market where steel tip darts is the mainstream, soft tip darts has established its position as a sport in Asia and North America. "SUPER DARTS" was launched 6 years ago in Japan. This time, it will be held in Hong Kong and elite players from nine different countries are invited to compete in the tournament.
In addition, this event will be live broadcasted on the web, enabling fans around the world to enjoy the drama of top players' games on a real-time basis.
Five players from Europe including two from PDC (Professional Darts Corporation), the professional body of darts in the UK, 4 players from North America/Canada and 7 players from Asia will participate in "SUPER DARTS 2013". The Chosen 16 Players will vie for the title of "True King of Darts".
About DARTSLIVE Co., Ltd.
DARTSLIVE Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS INC., was established in 2003 with an aim to expand the world of communication-centric entertainment leveraging on its networked dart machines and services. DARTSLIVE began its international expansion in 2009 and has now entered 12 countries around the world including Asia, Europe and North America (as of March 15, 2013). As of March 2013, more than 10,000 "DARTSLIVE2" machines and DARTSLIVE services are introduced in approximately 3,800 locations such as darts bars around the world. DARTSLIVE continues its endeavor to create "Community Entertainment" that connects "people to people" and "heart to heart" across the world. The company is headquartered in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, and its CEO is Shintaro Takaya.
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Takafumi Arai, DARTSLIVE Co., Ltd.