2013 Victoria Curling Classic

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2013 Victoria Curling Classic
Host city Victoria, British Columbia
Arena Archie Browning Sports Centre
Dates March 20–24
Winner Sweden Niklas Edin
Curling club Karlstads CK, Karlstad
Skip Niklas Edin
Third Sebastian Kraupp
Second Fredrik Lindberg
Lead Viktor Kjäll
Finalist Manitoba Mike McEwen

The 2013 Victoria Curling Classic was held at the Archie Browning Sports Centre in Victoria, British Columbia from March 20 to 24 as part of the 2012–13 World Curling Tour. The event was held in a triple knockout format, and the purse for the event was CAD$76,000, of which the winner, Niklas Edin, received CAD$25,000.[1] Edin defeated Mike McEwen in the final with a score of 9–8.

Teams[edit]

The teams are listed as follows:[1][2]

Skip Third Second Lead Locale
Tom Brewster David Murdoch Greg Drummond Scott Andrews Scotland Aberdeen, Scotland
Brady Clark Sean Beighton Darren Lehto Steve Lundeen Washington (state) Seattle, Washington
Jim Cotter Jason Gunnlaugson Tyrel Griffith Rick Sawatsky British Columbia Kelowna/Vernon, British Columbia
Neil Dangerfield Dennis Sutton Darren Boden Glen Allen British Columbia Victoria, British Columbia
Niklas Edin Sebastian Kraupp Fredrik Lindberg Viktor Kjäll Sweden Karlstad, Sweden
John Epping Scott Bailey Scott Howard David Mathers Ontario Toronto, Ontario
Kristian Lindström (fourth) Oskar Eriksson (skip) Markus Eriksson Christoffer Sundgren Sweden Karlstad, Sweden
Rob Fowler Allan Lyburn Richard Daneault Derek Samagalski Manitoba Brandon, Manitoba
Brad Gushue Adam Casey Brett Gallant Geoff Walker Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Glenn Howard Wayne Middaugh Brent Laing Craig Savill Ontario Coldwater, Ontario
Naoki Iwanaga Junpei Kanda Shota Iino Shotaro Hashimoto Japan Japan
Joel Jordison Jesse St. John Dane Roy Jared St. John Saskatchewan Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Aku Kauste Jani Sullanmaa Pauli Jäämies Janne Pitko Finland Hyvinkää, Finland
Kevin Koe Pat Simmons Carter Rycroft Nolan Thiessen Alberta Calgary, Alberta
Steve Laycock Kirk Muyres Colton Flasch Dallan Muyres Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Kevin Martin John Morris Marc Kennedy Ben Hebert Alberta Edmonton, Alberta
Mike McEwen B.J. Neufeld Matt Wozniak Denni Neufeld Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba
Rick McKague Jim Moats Doug McNish Paul Strandlund Alberta Edmonton, Alberta
Sven Michel Claudio Pätz Sandro Trolliet Simon Gempeler Switzerland Adelboden, Switzerland
Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi Japan Karuizawa, Japan
Dan Petryk (fourth) Steve Petryk (skip) Roland Robinson Thomas Usselman Alberta Calgary, Alberta
Jeff Stoughton Jon Mead Reid Carruthers Mark Nichols Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba
Alexey Tselousov Alexey Stukalsky Andrey Drozdov Artur Razhabov Russia Moscow, Russia
Thomas Ulsrud Thomas Løvold Christoffer Svae Håvard Vad Petersson Norway Oslo, Norway

Knockout Results[edit]

The draw is listed as follows:[3]

A Event[edit]

First Knockout Qualifier 1
Manitoba Mike McEwen 8  
British Columbia Neil Dangerfield 6     Manitoba Mike McEwen 8  
Manitoba Rob Fowler 2     Sweden Oskar Eriksson 5  
Sweden Oskar Eriksson 5       Manitoba Mike McEwen 5
Sweden Niklas Edin 7       Sweden Niklas Edin 7
Japan Yusuke Morozumi 4     Sweden Niklas Edin 4
Switzerland Sven Michel 4     Saskatchewan Steve Laycock 2    
Saskatchewan Steve Laycock 6  
First Knockout Qualifier 2
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue 11  
Washington (state) Brady Clark 2     Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue 5  
Alberta Kevin Martin 6     Alberta Kevin Martin 3  
Finland Aku Kauste 2       Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue 5
Norway Thomas Ulsrud 7       Alberta Kevin Koe 3
Alberta Steve Petryk 5     Norway Thomas Ulsrud 2
Alberta Kevin Koe 6     Alberta Kevin Koe 6    
Alberta Rick McKague 3  
First Knockout Qualifier 3
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 6  
Russia Alexey Tselousov 5     Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 7  
British Columbia Jim Cotter 1     Scotland Tom Brewster 3  
Scotland Tom Brewster 5       Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 5
Ontario John Epping 5       Ontario Glenn Howard 6
Saskatchewan Joel Jordison 7     Saskatchewan Joel Jordison 1
Ontario Glenn Howard 8     Ontario Glenn Howard 6    
Japan Naoki Iwanaga 1  

B Event[edit]

Second Knockout Qualifier 4
     
        Scotland Tom Brewster 5  
British Columbia Neil Dangerfield 3     Manitoba Rob Fowler 6  
Manitoba Rob Fowler 8       Manitoba Rob Fowler 5  
          Switzerland Sven Michel 3  
        Saskatchewan Joel Jordison 4  
Japan Yusuke Morozumi 2     Switzerland Sven Michel 5  
Switzerland Sven Michel 7       Manitoba Rob Fowler 3
          Alberta Kevin Koe 0
             
             
               
               
                 
                 
     
Second Knockout Qualifier 5
     
        Sweden Oskar Eriksson 5  
Washington (state) Brady Clark 9     Washington (state) Brady Clark 3  
Finland Aku Kauste 1       Sweden Oskar Eriksson 2  
          Alberta Steve Petryk 5  
        Saskatchewan Steve Laycock 5  
Alberta Steve Petryk 7     Alberta Steve Petryk 8  
Alberta Rick McKague 3       Alberta Steve Petryk 4
          Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 5
             
             
               
               
                 
                 
     
Second Knockout Qualifier 6
     
        Alberta Kevin Martin 6  
Russia Alexey Tselousov 3     British Columbia Jim Cotter 1  
British Columbia Jim Cotter 6       Alberta Kevin Martin 6  
          Norway Thomas Ulsrud 5  
        Norway Thomas Ulsrud 5  
Ontario John Epping 10     Ontario John Epping 4  
Japan Naoki Iwanaga 2       Alberta Kevin Martin 3
          Manitoba Mike McEwen 7
             
             
               
               
                 
                 
     

C Event[edit]

Third Knockout Qualifier 7
     
        Scotland Tom Brewster 6  
        Saskatchewan Joel Jordison 5  
          Scotland Tom Brewster 2  
Washington (state) Brady Clark 5       Norway Thomas Ulsrud 8  
Saskatchewan Steve Laycock 4     Washington (state) Brady Clark 4  
        Norway Thomas Ulsrud 8  
          Norway Thomas Ulsrud 2
          Switzerland Sven Michel 5
        Switzerland Sven Michel 5  
British Columbia Jim Cotter 6     Ontario John Epping 4  
Ontario John Epping 11       Switzerland Sven Michel 6  
          Alberta Steve Petryk 3  
                 
                 
     
Third Knockout Qualifier 8
     
             
             
          Alberta Kevin Martin 4  
British Columbia Neil Dangerfield 3       Sweden Oskar Eriksson 3  
Japan Yusuke Morozumi 10     Japan Yusuke Morozumi 5  
        Sweden Oskar Eriksson 6  
          Alberta Kevin Martin 8
          Alberta Kevin Koe 3
             
             
          Alberta Kevin Koe 5  
Finland Aku Kauste 7       Finland Aku Kauste 1  
Alberta Rick McKague 4     Finland Aku Kauste 6      
Russia Alexey Tselousov 9     Russia Alexey Tselousov 5      
Japan Naoki Iwanaga 1  

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                 
Sweden Niklas Edin 7
Alberta Kevin Martin 5
Sweden Niklas Edin 6
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 1
Manitoba Rob Fowler 3
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 5
Sweden Niklas Edin 9
Manitoba Mike McEwen 8
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue 6
Switzerland Sven Michel 4
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue 3
Manitoba Mike McEwen 4
Ontario Glenn Howard 1
Manitoba Mike McEwen 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Annicchiarico, Mario (7 December 2012). "Curling Classic field is rock solid; World's best players expected at Archie Browning". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "2013 Victoria Curling Classic – Teams & Players". victoriacurlingclassic.com. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "2013 Victoria Curling Classic – Grid Schedule". victoriacurlingclassic.com/. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 

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