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The battle for bullseye at the Bengal Rowing Club

Where did most of the darts champs from across the country, and some even from abroad, spend their first weekend of July? In Calcutta, at The Bengal Rowing Club where BRC Summer Darts Open in association with The Telegraph was being held. t2 caught up with the winners. 

India number one Amit Gilitwala (top) was the star of the tourney, picking up the Men’s Singles trophy. “I started playing darts when I was in school and have travelled to seven countries to participate in various tournaments,” said the 20-year-old, who has been playing darts for the past six years. Amit has represented India in World Cup of Darts and WDF Asia-Pacific Cup. He also teamed up with India number four and fellow Gujarati, Suketu Ahir (above left), to bag the Men’s Doubles title. “Your concentration levels go up. You will know how to keep calm in tough situations. In a way, the confidence level increases,” said Amit.

Pictures: Pabitra Das

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