Women’s Curling World Championship 2023: all results, scores and tables
The 2023 Women’s Curling World Championship will be held in Sandviken, Sweden.
From March 18th to 26th, 13 of the best women’s curling teams from all over the world will fight for the world crown.
The week-long tournament begins with a round-robin phase in which all teams play each other once.
The top six teams at the end of the round-robin stage advance to the playoffs. First and second place finishers receive a bye to the semifinals, while third, fourth, fifth and sixth place teams compete in semifinal qualifiers.
In the playoff games, the third-placed team plays the sixth, while the fourth- and fifth-placed teams play each other. The winner of these two games advances to the semi-finals.
The winners of the semifinals then meet in the finals to contest the world title, while the other two teams compete in a bronze medal match.
The 13 teams participating in the tournament are Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye and United States of America.
Here are all the results so far and the current status.
2023 World Women’s Curling Championship: Day 1 results
Sunday March 19th
Türkiye – New Zealand USA – Canada Scotland – Denmark Italy – Republic of Korea
Saturday March 18th
Defending champions Switzerland scored two wins from two on the opening day after a six-point return saw them lead to an 11-2 win over Olympic silver medalists Japan. Canada made an impressive comeback with a double takeout in the tenth end and defeated Sweden 9-4.
Scotland 12-5 Germany Italy 12-1 Türkiye Switzerland 11-2 Japan Canada 9-4 Sweden
Sweden got off to a stormy start, beating World Cup debutants New Zealand 14-2 in six finals, while defending champions Switzerland got off to a flying start with a 7-5 win over the United States.
Switzerland 7-5 United States Republic of Korea 6-8 Norway Sweden 14-2 New Zealand Denmark 7-6 Japan