CALGARY – Canadian women’s winner Kerri Einarson got off to a successful start at Home Hardware’s national mixed double curling championship

The Gimli, man, curler and partner Brad Gushue of St Johns defeated the Yukon siblings Bayly and Wade Scoffin in the opening drawing on Thursday 9-1

Canadian men’s championship skip Brendan Bottcher didn’t enjoy his first game as much as Einarson’s Sherwood Park in Alta, curler and fiancee Bobbie Sauder lost 10-3 to Val Sweeting and Marc Kennedy

Thirty-five duos are in the event.The top 12 teams from five pools will reach the playoffs on Jan. March, followed by the gold medal game on March 25th March

The winners deserve 50000 US dollars and represent Canada at the World Cup if the World Curling Federation names a date and location


World News – CA – Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue win the start of the Canadian Mixed-Double-Curling Championship