Home town Greenock
Name Mark Barilli
Current world ranking 71
|Born 14 November 1973 (age 42)
Scotland (1973-11-14) |
Darts 23g Phil Taylor Unicorn
Walk-on music Now You're Gone by Basshunter
World Ch'ship Last 32: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
Ross Smith vs. Mark Barilli | German Darts Grand Prix 2019 | Round 1
Mark Barilli (born 14 November 1973) is a Scottish darts player who plays in Professional Darts Corporation events. He is well known for his throwing style where he changes the speed of his throw from fast to slow alternatively, and also for attempting outrageous outshots including one occasion where he attempted to check out 120 with 3 double 20s in a competitive match. Along with Co Stompé, he is also notable for playing competitive darts in a long sleeved shirt.
Barilli reached the last 16 of the 2005 Winmau World Masters, beating Gibraltar's Dylan Duo and Dutchman André Brantjes in the earlier rounds and then beat BDO Gold Cup champion Derek Williams of Wales in the last 32 before losing to Brian Woods. He then made semi final appearances in the Scottish Open and the Scottish National Championship and then reached the final of the British Open, beating Darryl Fitton in the quarter finals and fellow Scot Gary Anderson in the semi finals before losing to Mick Reed.
Barilli's first major appearance came in the 2007 International Darts League where he started at the Preliminary stage. He lost 5-1 to Jelle Klaasen in his opening group game, but then defeated Robert Hughes 5-0. He then however lost to Robbie Green and was eliminated. He then lost in the first round of the 2007 World Darts Trophy to Vincent van der Voort.
Barilli reached the quarter final of the Swiss Open and the semi final of the BDO International Open. He then reached his second final in the unranked Welsh Masters, losing to Tony O'Shea.
Barilli qualified for the 2009 BDO World Darts Championship, taking one of the automatic non-seed places. He was beaten 3-0 in the first round by Australia's Simon Whitlock.
Barilli qualified for the 2010 BDO World Darts Championship seeded 13th, but lost to Tony West in the first round 3-1.
At the 2011 BDO World Darts Championship, Barilli seeded 12th lost 3-0 in the first round to Martin Phillips.
Barilli acquired a PDC tour card at Q School in January 2014.