|Starts||Sat Apr 2, 2016|
|Ends||Sun Apr 10, 2016|
|World Men's Curling Championship 2014|
|World Men's Curling Championship 2012|
Switzerland will automatically qualify as hosts for the World Men’s Curling Championship in 2016, while the winners and runners up from the Pacific-Asia Curling Championship, the top two teams from the Americas Zone and the seven top placed teams from the European Curling Championship in 2015 will also qualify to play in Basel.