The Geneva International Airport is connected to major cities in Europe by both companies “Low Cost” by European aircraft lines. Trains run regularly from the Geneva International Airport to Eagle on the main line Railway then a mountain, the NOAC leads travelers Eagle Champéry. The journey takes about 2:40 along Lake Geneva, in one of the most beautiful scenery in Switzerland! link to the national railway network SBB link regional network Aigle-Ollon-Monthey-Champéry AOMC A free shuttle service is organized between Palladium Champery and Monthey rink where play matches in Group B.
3rd DAY – SUMMARY & STANDINGS
Champery, Switzerland – In the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships in Champéry, men of Group A, five teams share the top of the standings with four wins and one defeat – Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. Winner of the first hour, Denmark, SKIPE by Rasmus Stjerne, won his fourth straight game Monday morning, beating the Netherlands by 8-2. However, in the next game, reality will catch up. In this game, opened the scoring after scoring 3 points, Germany’s Andy Kapp beat them 8-2 in just six ends put Germany among the five leaders. Earlier, Germany had been beaten 3-7 by Norway. At the fifth session, Norway beat France by 6-2. these three teams are joined by Sweden, defending champion skipée by Niklas Edin, beating Czech Republic 9-6 by then France 6-1 , and by Switzerland Christof Schwaller, who after winning by 8-7 against Russia in the morning, beating Scotland’s Hammy McMillan by 8-6. Earlier in the day, the Scots were beaten by the Czech Republic 7-4 and win the second door to the sixth place. After his defeat against Switzerland in the morning, Russia Andrey Drozdov defeated the Netherlands 7-5 in his first successful week. Ranking with a victory in Russia is joined by the Netherlands and France, the Czech Republic being the only male team without a win. Among women in Group A, three teams lead the standings – Sweden, Russia and Scotland.Sweden, which beat Germany 6-1 in the morning, stumble later against Denmark 5-6. Russia Monday signed two victories – 9-3 over the Netherlands and Germany on 7-5. Scotland beat Latvia 10-2 in just six ends before beating Finland 9-6. Norway beats Latvia 10-1 in their second match in Monday after losing 2-8 against Switzerland by, while later, the Swiss won again, beating the Netherlands by 10-2. These results mean that Norway and Switzerland are tied in fourth position, both with four wins. Denmark, with two wins – it beats Finland 8-6 before defeating Sweden – now finds itself with a total three wins, two defeats while with his Monday defending champion, Germany’s Andrea Schöpp, are left with only two wins. Finland, Latvia and the Netherlands have all conceded two defeats on Monday, this meaning that Finland and Latvia amounted to a victory each and the Netherlands are still waiting for their first success. In Group B, male Latvia and Italy are at the top of their pool and the Czech Republic leads the ranking in the women’s Group B http://www.ecc.curlit.com RESULTS GROUP A MEN 4th round: Germany 3, Norway 7 , 6 Sweden, France 1; Scotland 7, Czech Republic 4, Switzerland 8, Russia 7, Netherlands 2, Denmark 8. Round 5: Czech Republic 6, Sweden 9, Denmark 2, Germany 8, Netherlands 5, Russia 7; 6 Norway, France 2, Switzerland 8, Scotland 6. Standings after 5 rounds:Denmark 4-1 Germany 4-1 Norway 4-1 Sweden 4-1 Switzerland 4-1Scotland 2-3 France 1-4 Netherlands 1-4 Russia 1-4 Czech Republic 0-5.LADIES 5th round: Denmark 8, Finland 6, 8 Switzerland, Norway 2, Russia 9, Netherlands 3, Scotland 10, Latvia 2, Sweden 6 Germany 1. 6th rnd: Netherlands 2, Switzerland 10, Denmark 7, 4 Sweden, Finland 6, 9 Scotland, Russia 7, Germany 5, Latvia 1, Norway 10. Standings after 6 rounds: Russia 5-1 Scotland 5-1 Sweden 5-1 Norway 4-2 Switzerland 4-2,Denmark 3-3 Germany 2-4 Finland 1-5 Latvia 1-5 Netherlands 0-6
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7th DAY – SUMMARY & STANDINGS
The Danish and Swedish have arrived in the final of Le Gruyère European Championships Curling in Champéry, Switzerland. Saturday, vying for the gold medal men’s team will meet Denmark and Norway, the women, Sweden will face Scotland.
Playing for the first time at the European Championships, the young Rasmus Stjerne, 22, led his team to the Danish final by beating Switzerland’s Christof Schwaller by 9-7.
Sweden’s Stina Viktorsson also at the European Championships for the first time, beating Russia 7-5 in the semi-finals of the ladies.
Among men, the Danish opened the scoring with one point in the second end. The three points scored in both the fourth and the fifth end, made the difference. Finally, after a fight in the second half of the game by Switzerland Stjerne launches in the first circle on the tenth end, scores a point and ends at the score of 9-7.
It is a happy Stjerne which states: “It is good to reach the final. Nowadays, we played well and we are really happy to have succeeded. It was not necessarily our goal from the beginning but , as and extent of the championship we thought why not try. Both games are proof that we’re doing not too bad curling! “
Welcoming play the final against Norway, he had beaten in the round robin, he adds, “we’ll just play. They are really strong. We’ll see what my team can do – good curler for the score is tight and finally we succeeded. “
Saturday morning, Switzerland now play Germany for the bronze medal.
Sweden scores in the semi-finals with one stone fly in the first end, to which Russia responded by scoring two in the
second end. The Swedish back tied with a single in the third end and two in the fifth end to 4-3 while
Russia represents a single in the fourth end.
The advantage comes in the sixth end when Sweden scored two points, while Russia Liudmila Privikova pulls too short in his last shot.
Then make the Swedish take-out after take-out for the Russians finally out of the game
Welcomed a very happy Viktorsson said: “It is fantastic and we are really looking forward to the game tomorrow. We will continue to play
like we did today and have fun. feels good and I thought that we would win.’s team is playing well and we will do our
best. “ Before the final, the Russian will face Switzerland for the bronze medal.
Semifinal men: Denmark 9, Switzerland 7.
Semifinal ladies Sweden 7, Russia 5.
Group A – Standings men after the semi-finals:
Norway 8-2 (final for gold)
Denmark 8-3 (Gold / Final)
Switzerland 7-4 (for bronze)
Germany 7-3 (bronze)
5. Scotland 5-4
6. Sweden 5-4
7. Czech Republic 4-6
8. France 3-7 (playing for the World Challenge)
9. Russia 1-8
10. Netherlands 1-8
Group A – Standings after the ladies semi-finals:
Scotland 9-1 (for gold / final)
Sweden 8-3 (gold / final)
Russia 7-4 (for bronze)
Switzerland 7-3 (bronze)
5. Denmark 5-4
6. Norway 5-4
7. Germany 4-5
8. Latvia 2-7 (play the World Challenge)
9. Finland 1-8
10. Netherlands 0-9.
In Group B, Italy exits the top in the men going to beat France 11-5 in the first game of the “best of three” for a place at the World Championships in 2011 men. The women in Group B, the Czech Republic beats Latvia 7-4 in the first game of the World Challenge.
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6th DAY – SUMMARY GRADING & Champéry, Switzerland – By winning the square 1v2 matches playoffs Thursday night, Eve Muirhead of Scotland and Norway Ulsrud Thomas were both obtained tickets for the final Le Gruyère European Championships Curling in Champéry, Switzerland.Ladies Scottish face Russian Liudmila Privivkova have completed their ninth end dramatically. About to start his last stone, Eve Muirhead seemed to be resigned to a second stone fly away and three opponents in the house.Not only it is able to remove the three Russian stones but also for the good mouth, a fourth, while leaving his own, winning four points for Scotland.The Russians stunned, could only concede victory to Scotland on the score of 9-4 The Scottish now final, the Russian will play the semifinals Friday against Sweden Stina Viktorsson Mirjam Ott victorious by 5 – 4 in square 3V4 these championships. The Swiss will return to the ice Saturday morning for the match involving the bronze medal. Following his magnificent winning shot, a Eve Muirhead said to the angels, “we deserved to win this game. before we were most of the time with our two stone points and then forced our opponents returned in force in ends eight and nine. Finishing as we did, it’s fantastic! “ Speaking of the pressure exerted by the Russian team in the second half of the game, She adds, “I will not lie, they really made the forcing and we made some mistakes, but that last shot in the ninth end, that was broken or it passes. triple This was expected, but I don ‘ have not seen come the quad. Complete with four points and kill the game, it was great. “ In men, the victory of Norway Thomas Ulsrud on Switzerland Christof Schwaller was less spectacular.Filling delay 1-2 midterm to score in three successive weekends and take the lead, Norway managed to finalize its success 5-4 with a single point in the tenth end and thus qualify for the final. Following the match , Ulsrud said, “This is the fourth time that we find ourselves in a match of the Page 1-2 and it’s really good to be arrived in the final. I think our guys have a real purpose. n We ‘ve never won anything, we have many medals, silver or bronze, but gold still missing and Saturday, we’ll take our chances. “ The Swiss will now face Denmark’s Rasmus Stjerne in the semi- finals on Friday, after the victory over Germany Denmark Andi Kapp by 10-5 in the Page 3-4 playoff. Earlier, Denmark beat Switzerland 12-5 to finish the round robin in fourth place. Although Scotland’s Hammy McMillan beat defending champion Sweden’s Niklas Edin 7-5 in an extra end of their ninth game of the round robin, neither managed to reach the playoffs. Czech Republic and France to end gender to seventh place in the round robin play and the playoffs Thursday night. In their match, the Czech Republic Jiri Snitil beats France 8-3 Thomas Dufour, putting France in eighth position and a challenge at the best of the three potential winners by Group B for the last free place in the line-up Word of the Ford Championship this season. RESULTS GROUP – MEN 9th round: 5 Netherlands, Germany 8, Scotland 7, Sweden 5 (extra end) Czech Republic 8, France 3, Denmark 12, Switzerland 5, 7 Russia, Norway 8 . homes rank after 9 rounds:Switzerland 7 victories, defeats 2; Norway 7-2 Germany 7-2 Denmark 6-35. Scotland 5-4 6. Sweden 5-4 7. Czech Republic 3-6 7. France 3-6 9.Russia 1-8 10. Netherlands 1-8 in the playoffs men square 1-2: 4 Switzerland, Norway 5 (Final Norway, Switzerland in the semifinals), 3-4 playoffs square men: Germany 5, 10 Denmark (Denmark reaches half final, Germany in the playoff for the bronze medal) for the tie-break in seventh place: France 3, Czech Republic 8 (seventh Czech Republic, France to play for the challenge for the world championships ). ranking men after the playoffs: Norway 8-2 (qualified for final) Switzerland 7-3 (played in the semifinals) Denmark 7-3 (played in the semifinals) Germany 7-3 (medal game bronze) 5. Scotland 5-4 6. Sweden 5-4 7. Czech Republic 4-6 8.France 3-7 (playing for the World Challenge) 9. Russia 1-8 10. Netherlands 1-8 GROUP RESULTS – WOMEN Square 1-2 playoffs: Russia 4, 9 Scotland (Scotland finals, Russia semi-final), 3-4 playoff square Sweden 5, Switzerland 3 (the Sweden in the semifinals, Switzerland in the playoff for the bronze medal) rank ladies after the playoffs Scotland 9-1 (qualified for final) Russia 7-3 (plays the semifinals) Sweden 7-3 (plays the semi-finals)Switzerland 7-3 (for bronze) 5. Denmark 5-4 6. Norway 5-4 7. Germany 4-5 8. Latvia 2-7 (plays World Challenge) 9. Finland 1-8 10. Netherlands 0-9.In Group B, the men’s team of Latvia plays the final Friday night. Ireland and Italy will play in the semifinals Friday morning and Slovakia vying for the bronze medal on Saturday morning. Among women in Group B, the Czech Republic can be found in the final. Hungary and Italy will semi-finals and Austria plays for the bronze medal on Saturday.
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5th DAY – SUMMARY & STANDINGS
Champery, Switzerland – For the ladies, Scotland, Russia, Switzerland and Sweden have reached the stage of the playoffs Le Gruyère European Curling Championships.
On this day Wednesday, Eve Muirhead of Scotland qualified in first place in the round robin with two wins in six ends. During the morning session, the Scottish fighting Russia Liudmila Privivkova by 9-1, before beating the Netherlands by 8-3.
Thursday night, the Scottish play against Russia in the play-offs of the first square 1v2 after the Russian beat Norway have returned to Linn Githmark 7-5. At the same time, with the score of three on the tenth end, Mirjam Ott of Switzerland beat Sweden Stina Viktorsson by 8-6 to finish his round robin program with the same score to Russia, seven wins and two defeats. However, as Russia beat Switzerland in their match at the summit earlier in the day, Switzerland will again face Sweden in the second square 3V4 play-offs.
After a 8-5 victory against the Netherlands in the morning, Lene Nielsen of Denmark beats Latvia 4-3 Evita Regza, sharing the closure of five wins and four losses with Norway. Then she beat Latvia 7-5 in the morning, the defending champion, Germany’s Andrea Schöpp, beats Finland 8-7 in the evening match, finishing seventh overall with four wins.
In eighth place with three wins, Latvia will match up against the ladies team winning the Group B for a place at the Capital One World Championship in Denmark. Placed ninth, Finland joins Netherlands, tenth in the standings in Group B for relegation next year.
Men of Group A, the issue remains. Switzerland’s Christof Schwaller beats Andy Kapp of Germany by 6-4 in the eighth round of the round robin. This result means that Switzerland is found in the top spot, no matter what may happen during the final round of the round robin Thursday morning.
Other competitors play-offs are Germany and Norway Thomas Ulsrud beating the Netherlands 8-2 in just six ends, thanks largely to a score of four in the fourth end.
Three other teams – Denmark, Sweden and Scotland – still have a chance to get into the final four, with the results at the end of the round robin to decide or, where appropriate, participation in tie-breaks . So if Switzerland beat Denmark and Scotland beat Sweden, these trios teams will compete in the tie-breaks.
This situation stems from the fact that Scotland’s Hammy McMillan lost 4-5 against France Thomas Dufour and Sweden, the defending champion, and Niklas Edin beat Denmark’s Rasmus Stjerene by 7-4.
Meanwhile, in his second win of the week, Jiri Snitil Czech Republic beats Russia 5-4. With three victories, the French find themselves rank higher in ranking as Czechs located in eighth place, while the Netherlands and Russia remain with one win each.
In the women’s Group B encounter Czech Republic Hungary in the first square of the playoffs 1v2 Austria and Italy plays in the game scheduled for Thursday night 3V4. Males, Latvia plays Italy in the first square 1v2 and Ireland meet Slovakia in the match 3V4.
RESULTS GROUP A
8th round: France 5, Scotland 4 (extra end), Netherlands 2, Norway 8, Switzerland 6, Germany 4; Russia 4 Czech Republic 5 (extra end) 4 Denmark, Sweden 7.
Standings after 8 rounds:
Switzerland 7-1 (qualified for the playoffs) Germany 6-2 Norway 6-2 Denmark 5-3 Sweden 5-3 Scotland 4-4 France 3-5 Czech Republic 2-6 Netherlands 1-7 Russia 1-7
8th round: Latvia 5, 7 Germany, Russia 1 Scotland 9; Sweden 10, Norway 6, Netherlands 5, 8 Denmark, Switzerland 8, Finland 5.
9th round: 7 Russia, Norway 5, 8 Germany, Finland 7, Denmark 4, Latvia 3, Switzerland 8, 6 Sweden, Netherlands 3, Scotland 8.
Standings after 9 rounds:
Scotland 8-1 (qualified for the playoffs) Russia 7-2 (qualified for the playoffs) Switzerland 7-2 (qualified for the playoffs) Sweden 6-3 (qualified for the playoffs) 5. Denmark 5-4 6. Norway 5-4 7. Germany 4-5 8. Latvia 2-7 9. Finland 1-8 10. Netherlands 0-9.
Ladies Playoffs – Thursday, December 9 – 20:00 CET:
1 v 2 – Scotland v Russia (winner in the final, losing in the semifinals);
3 v 4 – Switzerland v Sweden (winner in the semi-finals, losing in playoff for the bronze medal)
DAY 4 – RESUME & STANDINGS
Champéry, Switzerland – Germany and Switzerland top the men’s A Group rankings at the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships with six wins and one loss each.
Germany’s Andy Kapp followed up an 8-2 win over France’s Thomas Dufour in his Tuesday morning game with a 7-6 win over defending champion Niklas Edin of Sweden in the evening. At the same time, Switzerland’s Christof Schwaller beat the Czech Republic by 8-3 and then Norway by 9-7.
These two teams are chased by Denmark and Norway on five wins and two losses. Before going down to Switzerland, Norway’s Thomas Ulsrud had beaten Sweden by 6-4, while Denmark’s Rasmus Stjerne beat Russia by 5-2 in the morning but went down by 2-5 to Scotland’s Hammy McMIllan in the evening.
McMillan had his best day yet with two successive wins. He beat the Netherland’s Rob Vilain by 6-2 in the morning before coming back for his Danish victory. All of these results mean that Denmark and Scotland are still in the play-off hunt, on four wins.
France beat Russia by 7-5 on Tuesday evening to move them onto two wins, while the Czech Republic’s Jiri Snitil finally gained his first win at his seventh attempt, beating the Netherlands by 7-1 in just six ends. The Czechs, the Dutch and the Russians are now all on just one win at the foot of the table.
After seven round-robin sessions in the women’s A group, Russia’s Liudmila Privivkova and Scotland’s Eve Muirhead top the rankings. In the only session for the A Group women on Tuesday, Scotland beat Sweden’s Stina Viktorsson by 6-5 while Russia swept aside Denmark by 7-1 in just six ends. The Scotland victory meant that Sweden stayed on five wins, while Russia and Scotland – who face each other in the eighth session on Wednesday morning – moved on to six wins and one loss.
Norway, who also won in six ends, by 9-3 over Finland, and Switzerland, who beat Germany’s defending champion Andrea Schöpp by 7-4 after an extra end, are on the same won five, lost two record as Sweden. These five are the only teams now left with realistic prospects of reaching the weekend’s final stage games.
Denmark lie sixth overall with three wins, the defeat by Switzerland leaves Germany on just two wins, along with Latvia, who beat the Netherlands by 8-5 in the seventh session, and this effectively ends Schöpp’s reign as European champion.
Finland remain on just one win, while the Netherlands, who close their programme against Denmark and then Scotland, are yet to have their first victory.
RESULTS A GROUP
Round 6: Russia 2, Denmark 5; Czech Republic 3, Switzerland 8; Sweden 4, Norway 6; Netherlands 2, Scotland 6; France 2, Germany 8.
Round 7: Norway 7, Switzerland 9; France 7, Russia 5; Denmark 2, Scotland 5; Germany 7, Sweden 6; Czech Republic 7, Netherlands 1.
Standings after 7 rounds:
Czech Republic 1-6
Round 7: Scotland 6, Sweden 5; Latvia 8, Netherlands 5; Switzerland 7, Germany 4 (extra end); Norway 9, Finland 3; Denmark 1, Russia 7.
Standings after 7 rounds: