There are many different game types and rules. At professional competitive darts sport the target is to reach 501 points with a double-out. To be successfully at this sport good throwing and concentration skills are necessary.
The standard height from the floor to the bullseye on the dartboard is 5 feet 8 inches, while the oche, which is the distance between the front of the board and the toeline, should measure 7 feet 9.25 inches. A regulation dartboard is divided into 20 radial sections.
Because of the low purchase costs for darts equipment, darts is also a popular game played at home.