Jacques Nieuwlaat, The Human Calculator
We are honored to host Jacques Nieuwlaat again, this time as tournament director, after four years in Zagreb again.
Started with Roland Scholten in the mid-90s after he had become world champion. Has worked on almost every major tournament in the Netherlands as a referee or MC. On his resume are tournaments such as the Dutch Open, Doeland Grand Masters, The Hague World Top Darts Tournament, Bavaria World Darts Trophy and the first Masters of Darts.
Jacques was the first Dutchman to referee a county match in England and is also the first non-Brit on the lakeside stage at an official match, although not at a World Championship. Also was the only non-Brit during the first League of Legends in 2008.
In addition, he works as a referee and MC on Europe Cups and World Cups since 2008 for the WDF and called for the PDC on their Euro Tour events. Nowadays he is a board member of the PDPA., the Players Association of the PDC. Works mainly on exhibitions with Co Stompé and Raymond van Barneveld, but also with many of the oversees players that travel to the Netherlands.
But he is most well-known as the voice of darts in The Netherlands. He has been the lead commentator of all darts competitions on Dutch TV since 2001.
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