The first event on the 2012/13 Scottish Curling Tour is now underway in Dumfries. The event is in its second year and has increased in size to twenty teams all competing for the title of Ice Bowl Open Champion. This year’s field includes a number of top national sides plus visitors from the Netherlands, Latvia and Wales.
The format of the tournament is two ten team sections, each with five games of play under the Schenkel system. The top four teams from each section on Saturday night will progress to the quarter finals.
Leading the way in Section 1 Team Latvia are tied at the top with Team Logan Gray. These two teams having shared the points with a closely fought tie in their second game of Friday’s session.