October 09, 2008

Remax Women's Masters Basel

The World Curling Tour Europe has moved on, this weekend the venue is Basel for the Remax Women's Masters. The event features 24 women's teams from all over Europe.

Eve Muirhead is there with Anna Sloan, Vicki Adams and Sarah Macintyre, Mairi Milne's team is sister Claire with Katie and Edith Loudon. GB squad members Kelly Wood, Jackie Lockhart, Karen Addison, Lynn Cameron and Lorna Vevers are in Basel as well.

Wood, who tops the WCT-e rankings, and Milne have an early start tomorrow, at 8a.m. local time they face Shari Leibrandt from the Netherlands and a Hungarian team skipped by Ildiko Szekeres. At 11a.m. Muirhead takes on a Swiss team skipped by Michelle Jaggi in her first game.

Anette Norberg, probably the most successful skip of recent years, is in the field as is Germany's Andrea Schopp, the 2008 European Mixed Champion. The format is triple knock out with the finals on Sunday.

Follow the results at the event website here.

Top: Eve Muirhead skips her junior team in Basel. Above: Sweden's Anette Norberg. Pics by Bob.

Posted by Christine.

1 comment:

Hibby said...

Can re max afford this sponsorship these days?