CHESTERMERE, Alta. — Group Corryn Brown of Kamloops, B.C., stole 4 factors within the seventh finish to attain their first win on the Increase Nationwide with a 9-5 victory over South Korea’s Group Un-Chi Gim throughout Draw 7 motion Wednesday at Chestermere Recreation Centre.
Brown improved to a 1-1 document to remain within the B brackets of the triple knockout stage. Gim (0-2) fell into the C-side and should win three consecutive video games with a view to qualify for the playoffs with one other defeat resulting in elimination.
The sport see-sawed forwards and backwards up till the seventh when Gim’s final shot went via the home untouched to surrender the decisive rely of 4.
In the meantime, Masters champions Group Tracy Fleury of East St. Paul, Man., and Scotland’s Group Bruce Mouat have continued their successful methods shifting as much as 2-0 information within the A brackets.
Fleury, who efficiently defended the Masters ladies’s title, sailed previous Group Alina Kovaleva from Russia 8-1 and Mouat, who has received three consecutive Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling males’s championships, held off Switzerland’s Group Yannick Schwaller 6-5.
Switzerland’s Group Silvana Tirinzoni additionally climbed to a 2-0 document and into the A-qualifiers with an 8-5 victory over Group Kerri Einarson of Gimli, Man.
Kovaleva and Einarson dropped into the B brackets of the ladies’s division with Schwaller slipping into the B-side of the boys’s division with all of them at 1-1.
The triple knockout stage continues with Draw 8 at 8 p.m. MT. Broadcast protection begins Thursday at 2 p.m. ET / Midday MT on Sportsnet, Sportsnet NOW (Canada) and Yare (worldwide).
TRIPLE KNOCKOUT EXPLAINED
The triple knockout consists of three brackets: A, B and C. Groups should win three video games with a view to qualify for the playoffs. Every loss drops a staff to a decrease bracket till they lose three video games and are out of the match. Two A groups (3-0 information), three B groups (3-1 information) and three C groups (3-2 information) advance to the quarterfinals.
NO TICK ZONE
Groups can not tick guards off of the centre line whereas the five-rock, free guard zone is in impact in the course of the eighth and further ends.
The Increase Nationwide is the second of 5 occasions on the 2021-22 Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling schedule and options 16 of the highest males’s groups and 16 of the highest ladies’s groups from all over the world with a mixed $300,000 prize purse. … The successful groups incomes $33,000 plus spots within the season-ending KIOTI Tractor Champions Cup. … Triple knockout play runs via to Saturday morning. The quarterfinals and semifinals are additionally Saturday with each finals set for Sunday.