1968 Air Canada Silver Broom

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1968 Air Canada Silver Broom
Host city Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada
Arena Pointe Claire Arena
Dates March 20-24, 1968
Winner  Canada
Curling club Calgary CC, Alberta
Skip Ron Northcott
Third Jimmy Shields
Second Bernie Sparkes
Lead Fred Storey
Finalist  Scotland (Chuck Hay)

The 1968 Air Canada Silver Broom -- also known as the men's world curling championship -- was held in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada at the Pointe Claire Arena.

Teams[edit]

 Canada  France  Germany  Norway
Calgary CC, Alberta

Skip: Ron Northcott
Third: Jimmy Shields
Second: Bernie Sparkes
Lead: Fred Storey

Mont d'Arbois CC, Megève

Fourth: Pierre Boan
Third: Martino Parodi
Skip: Guy Parodi*
Lead: Francois Parodi

EC Bad Tölz

Skip: Werner Fischer-Weppler
Third: Herbert Kellner
Second: Rolf Klug
Lead: Heinz Kellner

Bygdøy CC, Oslo

Skip: Thor Andresen
Third: Lars Askersrud
Second: Øivind Tandberg
Lead: Anders Landemoen

 Scotland  Sweden   Switzerland  United States
Kilgraston & Moncrieffe CC, Perth

Skip: Chuck Hay
Third: John Bryden
Second: Alan Glen
Lead: David Howie

IF Göta, Karlstad

Fourth: Roy Berglöf
Skip: Kjell Grengmark**
Second: Sven Carlsson
Lead: Stig Håkansson

Thun CC

Skip: Franz Marti
Third: Ueli Stauffer
Second: Peter Staudenmann
Lead: Rudolf Rütti

Superior CC, Wisconsin

Skip: Bud Somerville
Third: Bill Strum
Second: Al Gagne
Lead: Tom Wright

*Throws second stones.
**Throws third stones.

Standings[edit]

Country Skip W L
 Scotland Chuck Hay 7 0
 Canada Ron Northcott 6 1
 United States Bud Somerville 5 2
 Sweden Kjell Grengmark 4 3
 France Guy Parodi 2 5
 Norway Thor Andresen 2 5
  Switzerland Franz Marti 2 5
 Germany Werner Fischer-Weppler 0 7

Results[edit]

Draw 1[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Scotland (Hay) 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 4 0 4 1 0 16
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 8
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Sweden (Grengmark) 0 0 2 0 1 3 1 0 0 2 3 2 14
 France (Parodi) 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Canada (Northcott) 3 0 5 0 3 3 1 0 3 0 2 1 21
  Switzerland (Marti) 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 7
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 United States (Somerville) 2 0 0 3 2 2 0 3 2 0 4 X 18
 Norway (Andresen) 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 X 7

Draw 2[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Canada (Northcott) 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 10
 United States (Somerville) 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 6
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
  Switzerland (Marti) 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 4 1 0 1 11
 Norway (Andresen) 1 1 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 10
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Scotland (Hay) 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 13
 Sweden (Grengmark) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 7
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 France (Parodi) 3 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 13
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 2 8

Draw 3[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Sweden (Grengmark) 1 4 3 3 0 3 0 0 1 0 6 1 22
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 5
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Scotland (Hay) 2 1 0 3 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 14
 France (Parodi) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 United States (Somerville) 2 1 1 1 0 4 0 3 0 2 2 1 17
  Switzerland (Marti) 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 6
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Canada (Northcott) 1 0 0 4 0 5 0 0 1 1 1 0 13
 Norway (Andresen) 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 8

Draw 4[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Norway (Andresen) 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 12
 France (Parodi) 1 0 3 0 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 11
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
  Switzerland (Marti) 1 2 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 5 1 1 16
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Canada (Northcott) 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 7
 Sweden (Grengmark) 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Scotland (Hay) 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 11
 United States (Somerville) 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 6

Draw 5[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 United States (Somerville) 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 8
 Sweden (Grengmark) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Scotland (Hay) 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 10
 Canada (Northcott) 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Norway (Andresen) 3 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 12
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 8
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 France (Parodi) 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 12
  Switzerland (Marti) 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6

Draw 6[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Scotland (Hay) 1 3 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 0 4 2 19
  Switzerland (Marti) 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 8
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Sweden (Grengmark) 1 2 0 2 4 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 15
 Norway (Andresen) 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 2 1 1 10
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 United States (Somerville) 0 2 0 5 1 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 14
 France (Parodi) 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 6
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Canada (Northcott) 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 2 3 1 19
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 0 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6

Draw 7[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Canada (Northcott) 2 1 1 0 2 3 3 0 4 5 0 2 23
 France (Parodi) 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 United States (Somerville) 3 0 0 2 1 3 1 1 0 3 2 0 16
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Scotland (Hay) 0 3 1 0 4 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 13
 Norway (Andresen) 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 8
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Sweden (Grengmark) 4 2 0 0 0 3 2 4 4 1 0 0 20
  Switzerland (Marti) 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 6

Playoffs[edit]

Brackets[edit]

  Semi-Final     Final
                 
    1   Scotland 6
  2   Canada 12     2   Canada 8
  3   United States 2  

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Canada (Northcott) 0 2 0 4 1 1 4 X X X X X 12
 United States (Somerville) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 X X X X X 2

Final[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
 Canada (Northcott) 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 X 8
 Scotland (Hay) Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 X 6
1968 Air Canada Silver Broom Winners
Canada
Canada
8th title

References[edit]

External links[edit]

WCF Statistics