The men's curling team from Luxembourg will participate in the European Curling Champions C-Division 2019, beginning this Friday 12 April 2019 in Brasov, Romania.
While the 2018-2019 curling season is winding down for most curlers, the teams looking to book their spots in next season's European B-Division are gearing up. The European Curling Championships C-Division 2019 will see teams looking to be promoted to the European Curling Championships B-Division go head-to-head at the Olympic Ice Rink in Brasov.
Eight women's and ten men's teams will be competing for two places in each of the women's and men's European Curling Championships B-Division 2019, which will be held in Helsingborg, Sweden from 15-23 November. The eight women's teams are: Austria, Belarus, Croatia, France, Ireland, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia. The ten men's teams are: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Greece, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Romania and Slovenia. Representing Luxembourg will be Barry Foulds (lead), Mike Isenor (second), Alex Benoy (third and vice-skip) and Dan Kelly (fourth and skip).
Round-robin play will run from Friday 12 April until Tuesday 16 April. After the round-robin the top-four teams on the women's and men's side will progress to the play-offs. The top two teams will then play each other at 09:00 (Eastern European Time) in the gold medal games on Wednesday 17 April. The winners of these games will claim the first places in the European Curling Championships B-Division. Also at this time, the teams ranked third and fourth will play each other.
The winners of the 3v4 games and the losers of the gold medal games will then play in the silver medal finals at 14:30 the same day. This will decide the second women's and men's teams to qualify for the European Curling Championships B-Division.
Live scores from these championships can be found at www.worldcurling.org/ecc2019.