Fetch your brooms and rocks – the World Curling Championship is on! From March 30 to April 7 the 13 best nations in the world will compete for one of the most wanted trophies in Curling. We offer you a short view on the most important info about the tournament and tell you where to watch the World Curling Championship.
The World Curling Championship 2019: Fixtures and favourites
The host of this years World Curling Championship will be Canada or more precisely the city of Lethbridge. And of course the host nation is one of the big favourites. The Canadians already managed to win 36 World Cups since the first holding in 1959. Yet, the competitors are numerous. Especially the reigning world champions and Olympic finalists from Sweden are looking forward to defend their title and status as the best Curling nation in the world right now. Other joint favourites will be the other Scandinavian teams from Denmark and Norway as well as Curling motherland Scotland and last years Olympic champion USA.
The World Curling Championship will be held as a mix of a round-robin and an elimination tournament. Thus, every team will play against each other first with the best six teams from this round competing for the title in a knockout. The first match of the round robin will be held on March 30 at 8pm (UTC)/9pm (CET) when Canada encounters South Korea. This years Curling World Champion will be determined on April 7 at 11pm (UTC)/12am (CET).
Where to watch the World Curling Championship on TV and live stream
The easiest way to watch the World Curling Championship is via the free live stream on the YouTube channel of the World Curling Federation. Here you can also find detailed background information regarding the championship. If you want to watch the World Curling Championship on TV you can make a find on Eurosport or BBC (in the UK). For more detailed and up-to-date information check out the SportEventz App or sporteventz.com.