Congratulations to Team Hardie who won the 2017 tournament beating Team Rui in the final. The Aberdeen International Curling Championship will be back in 2018 and in the meantime there’s plenty more curling action to look forward to in 2017. For all the latest spectator news subscribe now to our free weekly newsletter.
Day 1 of the Aberdeen International Curling Championship at Curl Aberdeen, a Curling Champions Tour & Scottish Curling Tour event. Play starts at 2.30pm and spectating is free.
Twenty eight teams from around the world will contest the competition in a triple knockout over the next four days with a total prize pot of £13,900 at stake. The final event in the Scottish Curling Tour the teams are playing for the Bruce Ferguson Memorial Trophy alongside tour points and prize money.
Last year’s championships saw Team Murdoch beat Team Brewster in the final and once again some of the stars from the world of curling will be in action from both Scotland and overseas. Look out for teams from Germany, Switzerland, Canada and China alongside a strong Scottish continent including Team Hardie, the aforementioned Team Brewster and the up-and-coming Team Bryce.
Today’s matches in the A road draw.
2.30pm: Kauste v Brunner ~ Pfister v Woolston ~ Shuster v Retornaz ~ Mouat v Hutcheon ~ Craik v Wunderer ~ Stjerne v Schwaller
5.30pm: van Dorp v Baumann ~ Ramsfjell v Whyte ~ Deruelle v Bryce ~ Eskillson v Hardie ~ Brewster v Pougher ~ Rui v Stukaskiy
Play starts today at 2.30pm with the first set of matches, with additional rounds taking place at 5.30pm and 8.30pm.
This is the Aberdeen International Curling daily draw in full. The action continues on Friday and into the weekend with the finals taking place on Sunday when the 2017 champions will be decided.
Admission is on the day and entry is free for all spectators! Viewing is from the spectator’s lounge.
About the venue: The Aberdeen International Curling Championship is hosted by Curl Aberdeen which is a purpose built, state of the art curling facility situated to the west of Aberdeen. Opened in 2005 Curl Aberdeen has held many competitions and events including the European Curling Championships in 2009. The six lane curling rink, which also has top of the range conference facilities, is the only dedicated curling facility in the North East of Scotland. It is a members club with over 700 members aged 8-90 playing seven days a week.
Nb. There’s plenty more top-class curling action coming up in 2017 including the City of Perth Ladies International later this month. Subscribe now to our free newsletter and we’ll keep you updated with all the latest ticket news!