World Senior Curling Championships 2022

23 April - 30 April 2022 | Geneva, Switzerland

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The World Senior Curling Championships is an open entry event for men and women’s teams. To be eligible to take part in these championships, players “must be not less than 50 years of age by the end of the 30th day of June in the year immediately preceding the year in which the Championship is taking place”.

Visit the event web page setup by the local organisers for more information: https://www.curling-geneve.ch/en/wmdcc-wscc-2022/

System of play

The Senior Women (14 teams) are placed into 2 groups of 7 teams. Each group plays a round robin. At the end of the round robin the top 3 teams of each group qualify for the play-off games. The two group winners qualify directly to the semi-finals. The other four teams will play in two qualification games (A2 v B3 and B2 v A3). The winners of those games will advance to the semi-finals. In the semi-finals, A1 will play the winner of B2vA3 and B1 will play the winner of A2vB3. Losers of the semi-finals play in the Bronze Medal game. Winners of the semi-finals play in the Gold Medal game.

The Senior Men (22 teams) are placed into three groups (2 groups of 7 and 1 group of 8 teams). Each group plays a round robin. At the end of the round robin there will be a ranking for positions 1 – 3 in each group. The top 2 teams in each group plus the two 3rd ranked teams with the better DSC qualify for the quarter-finals. Following the quarter-finals there will be semi-final games. The losers of the semi-finals play in the Bronze Medal game, the winners of the semi-finals play in the Gold Medal game.