The 2023 Planet Women’s Curling Championship is underway in Sandviken, Sweden.
From 18-26 March, 13 of the very best women’s curling teams from about the globe are battling it out for the globe crown.
The week-extended tournament starts with a round-robin stage exactly where all teams will play each and every other as soon as.
The prime six teams at the finish of the round-robin phase will advance to the playoffs. These that finish initially and second will obtain byes to the semi-finals, though the third, fourth, fifth and sixth ranked teams will compete in qualification games for the semis.
In the playoff games, the third-ranked group will play the sixth, though the fourth and fifth-ranked teams will play 1 a different. The winner of these two games will advance to the semi-finals.
The winners of the semi-finals will then meet in the final to contest the globe title though the other two teams will compete in a bronze-medal match.
The 13 teams competing in the tournament are – Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye and United States of America.
Right here are all the scores so far, and the up-to-date standings.
2023 Planet Women’s Curling Championships: Outcomes from Day 1
Sunday 19 March
- Türkiye v New Zealand
- United States v Canada
- Scotland v Denmark
- Italy v Republic of Korea
Saturday 18 March
Defending champions Switzerland created it two wins from two on the opening day of action right after a six-point second finish powered them to an 11-two victory more than Olympic silver medallists Japan. Canada made a amazing comeback with a double takeout in the tenth finish to beat Sweden 9-four.
- Scotland 12-five Germany
- Italy 12 -1 Türkiye
- Switzerland 11-two Japan
- Canada 9-four Sweden
Sweden got off to a storming begin beating Planet Championship debutants New Zealand 14-two in six ends though defending champions Switzerland got their title defence off to a winning begin with a 7-five more than the United States.
- Switzerland 7-five United States
- Republic of Korea six-eight Norway
- Sweden 14-two New Zealand
- Denmark 7-six Japan