Shanghai darts is a great fun practice game, it is very easy to learn how to play Shanghai darts game. It is a popular dart game with simple rules. Shanghai game is a game of accuracy. The most accurate player with effective skill can be the winner. The more you are accurate with your darts throwing, the more chance you can win the game.
The fun part of this game is that it covers the whole board with 20 round, and you can play the game with any number of players or teams. This game is very popular between those players who want to increase their accuracy and skills in the darts game.
The objective of this game
The main objective of this game is that every player will have their twenty turns each. They have to collect as many points as they can to win the Shanghai darts game.
How to start this game
There are two ways to choose a player who will throw first. The first way is to hit the bullseye. The player who hits the bullseye closest will go for the first throw. And the second way is to throw 2 darts at the same time and hit as much number as you can in that throw. The player with the highest score by throwing will go first and the lowest score holder will be the last.
Make the scoreboard
Write down all player’s name across the scoreboard, then write the numbers from 1 to 20 on the left side of the board. After that divide the numbers with lines for each player with vertical lines.
How to play Shanghai dart game
Every player gets a turn with 3 darts to throw, in this turn players should aim for the highest scores as much as he can. One player has to hit the same numbers in each round. For example, first, a player has to hit the all three darts in the no. 1 slice in the 1st round and in the 2nd slice in the 2nd round and so on.
There are two rings in a dartboard the outer ring is counted as a double ring that means if your dart lands in the outer thin ring the number you hit will be counted as double for example if you hit the double ring of number 7 you will score 14. The triple ring is between the bullseye and the double ring is the inner thin ring of the dartboard. It is counted as a triple score for example if you hit the triple ring of number 3 you will score 9. If a player between the outer ring and the inner ring or between the bullseye and the inner ring then the player will get a single point of that number, For example, if you hit in a single point of the 5th slice in the 5th round then you will get 5 points.
One player must try to achieve as many points as he can get from every round for example in 17th round if a player hit a single 17 then you will get 17 points at that time and this is minimum points of the 17th round and the highest score of 17th round is 51 points if you hit at triple of 17. If a player can’t hit the exact number for that round and hits another number mistakenly the player won’t score in that turn. After the 20 rounds, the player with the highest score is declared as a winner.
How to win Shanghai darts
A player can win this game at the end of 20 rounds with the highest score. Or a player can hit a Shanghai and close the game immediately. To hit a Shanghai a player needs to hit a number in the single, double and triple ring. For example, if a player hit a single 7 and a double ring of 7 and a triple ring of 7 with 3 darts in seventh round he will be the winner immediately. If a player hits a single and a double in first two darts the player should go for the triple ring as he can be the winner immediately if he can hit the triple ring. If your opponent makes also shanghai then the game will be announced as a draw.
Variations of shanghai dart game
If a player is more skilled than another then they can make some variations like you have to hit a certain number if you miss hitting that number you will be disqualified immediately. Or they can use some handicapped rules for a more skilled player to make it interesting.
The conclusion of the game
Shanghai dart game is very interesting and it can be played by all ages. This game can make your dart skill more strong. It is very good practice gameplay with groups. Variations can be used to make it more interesting. You will be more accurate and effective thrower by practicing this game of dart.
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