Splendid! One might say clinical, but Eve, Kerry, Vicki and Sarah carved out a good victory over Germany, the winners of the qualifying competition in Prague in January.
One up coming home with the hammer. That's the position to be in. And everyone played their part in the last end. Frederike Templin had a slim chance to draw fully to the four foot, with the Scots' stone sitting on the front of that circle, but the German skip was too heavy. Eve had no need to play her final stone.
Russia and Norway to come tomorrow.
All the results, linescores and standings from the championship can be found at www.curlingkanalen.se.
Top photo: Frederike Templin and Eve Muirhead. Above: Sarah Macintyre congratulates her skip after she played a key draw to save the fifth end! Pics by Bob.
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