Baden Masters Opens Tour Season

Saturday 31st, August 2013 / 21:51 Written by

Champions Tour Curling got off to a great start this weekend in Baden, Switzerland. The Baden Masters embarked upon its 10th championship with as strong of a field as ever. International Curling talent litters this years Champions Tour Event to get an early foothold on the season.

Just a few of the many notable teams taking part in the 16 team round robin event are Sweden’s 2014 Sochi Olympic representative & reigning men’s world champion Niklas Edin, Norwegian 2010 Olympic Silver Medalists “the pants” Thomas Ulsrud, Great Britain 2014 Sochi Olympic representative David Murdoch, Canada’s 2006 Olympic Gold Medalist & 2-time Baden Masters champion Brad Gushue.

Home country favorite Sven Michel from Adelboden, Switzerland is looking to make it three Baden Masters titles in a row after a sharp 4-0 start in round robin play. Michel defeated Rasmus Stjerne of Denmark in the quarter finals, advancing with a 4-2 win and will face Gushue in the semi finals. The other semi final match Sunday morning, 9am CET (3am ET) features Ulsrud and Pascal Hess of Switzelrand. Viewers can catch live coverage from the Baden Masters online at:

http://www.laola1.tv/en/int/curling/video/229–.html

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