Tuesday update from the World Seniors

Hungary's Jakab Zoltán © WCF / Eakin Howard

Hungary men became the first team to qualify for the play-offs in the World Senior Championships, with a 7-6 win over Belgium on Tuesday afternoon.

This fifth win also kept their unbeaten record in Group A intact.

Canada sit behind them in the group, on a won four, lost one record, while Czech Republic hold the vital third spot on the table, on three wins and two losses.

In Group B, Sweden’s 9-3 win over Korea gave them a fourth win that sees them unbeaten at the top of the rankings. Behind them are Germany, who beat Hong Kong by 8-2 to record their third win, and Switzerland, who were 9-5 winners over Latvia. Germany and Switzerland now share second place on the rankings.

United States are unbeaten leaders in Group C, as they maintained that position with a 10-6 win over Australia. In this group, Ireland sit in second place, having defeated Slovenia by 6-4. Norway are third.

Both women’s groups have clear, undefeated leaders.

Canada sit atop Group A, on four wins, following their 8-3 victory over Hong Kong. Sweden, who beat United States by 7-6 sit in second place, also on four wins, but having suffered one loss earlier.

Japan are third in this group, following their 8-6 win over Lithuania.

In Group B, Scotland are setting the pace, on four wins and no losses. Switzerland are in second place, following a 9-3 win over Czech Republic.

Scotland’s Wendy Johnston © WCF / Eakin Howard

Finland and Ireland are tied for third place in this group, following the Irish 9-7 win in the game between these two teams on Tuesday morning.

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Gangneung, South Korea

25 April 2023
World Senior Curling Championships 2023