March 19, 2017

Playoff Stages at Aberdeen

Three days of triple knockout play set up the following quarter finals this morning:

McEwen (Canada) v Kauste (Finland)
Deruelle (Canada) v Hardie (Scotland)
Eskilsson (Sweden) v Liu (China)
Murdoch (Scotland) v Schwaller (Switzerland)

Kauste held A side qualifiers McEwen to a close game, but a score of 4 in the seventh end secured a semi final place for the Canadians. They are up against Team Hardie who defeated Deruelle in a convincing fashion in their quarter final.

The Chinese side defeated Eskilsson 7-2 after six ends, and they face Schwaller in the semi final. A steal of 2 in end five was key to the Swiss team prevailing over current Scottish Champions Team Murdoch.

Semi Final matches (McEwen/Hardie, Liu/Schwaller) got underway at 12pm, and the final will take place at 3pm. Spectators welcome (free of charge) at Curl Aberdeen, who have done a great job of hosting this event! Staff and volunteers are ensuring that the Championships runs smoothly.

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