Entries and Draw confirmed for Glynhill Ladies International Curling Championship in January 2017

 

A strong entry has been received for the 10th Glynhill Ladies International Curling Championship which will be held at the Braehead Curling Rink, which is part of the Intu Braehead Shopping Complex beside the River Clyde, lying midway between Renfrew and Glasgow. The Championships will run from the Thursday 19th evening through to the Final on Sunday 22nd January.

World Champion rinks Bingyu Wang from China, Scotland’s Eve Muirhead, and the Swiss rinks of Alina Paetz and Binia Feltscher will be joined by newly crowned European Champions Victoria Moiseeva from Russia and Olympic Silver medallists Margaretha Sigfridsson from Sweden in an attempt to wrest the title from 2016 defending Champion Silvana Tirinzoni from Aarau, Switzerland.

The competition will follow its traditional format with four sections of six teams playing a round robin format, starting on Thursday 19th January with the two best team in each section going forward to the quarter finals knockout stages on the Sunday.

In addition to the top four ranked Scottish teams, eleven other nations will be represented, featuring nine of the ten teams which recently contested the European ‘A’ Division Championships at Braehead in November.

The draw has been made based on current WCF rankings and has been posted on the Championship website at www.glynhillladiesinternational.co.uk.

For further information, contact: Alan Sloan (Chairman) 07710 786719


ORGANISING COMMITTEE:

Accommodation: Alison Sloan Sponsorship / Advertising: Alan Sloan
Braehead Liaison: David Horne Teams: Alan Sloan
Equipment: Ian Taylor Transport: Dave McRoberts
Finance: Karen Cromar Umpires: Colin Melrose
Volunteers: Wendy Highet Hospitality: Ceinwen Lombardi
IT/Web: Gordon Nicholl