Curling season so far (Jan. 6)

MAJOR EVENTS: Grand Slams, Canada Cup, continental championships. Players are Canadian unless noted.

MEN

Sept. 26-30, Princess Auto Elite 10: 
F: Gushue def. Carruthers
SF: Epping, Jacobs
QF: Howard, Koe
DNQ: Mouat (Sco), Paterson (Sco), Gunnlaugson, Edin (Swe)

Oct. 23-28: Masters of Curling:
F: Epping def. Koe
SF: Edin (Swe), Mouat (Sco)
QF: Dunstone, Shuster (USA), Paterson (Sco), Gushue
TB: Carruthers, Murphy
DNQ: Schwaller (Sui), Howard, Walstad (Nor), Jacobs, Gunnlaugson

Nov. 6-11, GSOC Tour Challenge:
F: Jacobs def. Bottcher
SF: Howard, de Cruz (Sui)
QF: Gushue, Ruohonen (USA), Koe, Shuster (USA)
TB: Dunstone
DNQ: Epping, Gunnlaugson, Paterson (Sco), Edin (Swe), Carruthers, Calvert

Nov. 16-24: European Championship: Top seven qualify for World Championship; next two not yet qualified and two more from B event go to World Qualification Event
F: Mouat (Sco) def. Edin (Swe)
SF: Muskatewitz (Ger), Retournaz (Ita)
To Worlds: Walstad (Nor), de Cruz (Sui), Vaskov (Rus)
To WCQ: Netherlands, Finland
DNQ: Poland
To WCQ from B event: Denmark, England
* Finland withdrew from WCQ; replaced by Poland

Dec. 5-9: Canada Cup: Canadian teams only
F: Jacobs def. Koe
SF: Gushue
TB: Bottcher
5-7: Epping, Dunstone, Carruthers

Dec. 11-16, Boost National: top 14 OOM plus sponsor choice
F: Paterson (Sco) def. Mouat (Sco)
SF: Koe, Howard
QF: Jacobs, Edin (Swe), Gunnlaugson, Gushue
TB: Schwaller (Sui), Muyres
DNQ: McDonald, Carruthers, Calvert, Epping, de Cruz (Sui)

WOMEN

Sept. 26-30, Princess Auto Elite 10: 
F: Hasselborg (Swe), Tirinzoni (Sui)
SF: Jones, Homan
QF: Walker, Scheidegger
DNQ: Fleury, Carey, Roth (USA), Sinclair (USA)

Oct. 23-28: Masters of Curling:
F: Hasselborg (Swe) def. Homan
SF: Carey, Scheidegger
QF: Fleury, J. Jones, Robertson, K. Jones
TB: Roth (USA), Fujisawa (Jpn), Einarson, Walker
DNQ: Sinclair (USA), Muirhead (Sco), Tirinzoni (Sui)

Nov. 3-10: Pac-Asia Championships: Top two qualify their countries for World Championships; next two for World Qualification Event
F: Kim (SKor) def. Fujisawa (Jpn)
SF: Jiang (Chn), Hung (HK)
DNQ: Australia, Kazakhstan, Qatar
* Australia qualifies for World Qualification Event as host

Nov. 6-11, GSOC Tour Challenge:
F: Homan def. Fleury
SF: Roth (USA), Einarson
QF: Walker, J. Jones, Robertson, Tirinzoni (Sui)
DNQ: Sinclair (USA), Christensen (USA), Flaxey, Wrana (Swe), Carey, McCarville, Scheidegger

Nov. 16-24: European Championship: Top six plus host Denmark qualify for World Championship; next two not yet qualified and two more from B event go to World Qualification Event
F: Hasselborg (Swe) def. Tirinzoni (Sui)
SF: Jentsch (Ger), Kovaleva (Rus)
To Worlds: Stasa-Sarsune (Lat), Muirhead (Sco), Dupont (Den)
To WCQ: Czech Republic, Finland
DNQ: Italy
To WCQ from B event: Norway, Estonia
* Czech Republic and Norway withdrew from WCQ, replaced by Poland and Hungary

Dec. 5-9: Canada Cup: Canadian teams only
F: J. Jones def. Einarson
SF: Homan
4-8: Scheidegger, Walker, Carey, Flaxey, Robertson

Dec. 11-16, Boost National: top 14 OOM plus sponsor choice
F: Homan def. Einarson
SF: J. Jones, Tirinzoni (Sui)
QF: Hasselborg (Swe), Fujisawa (Jpn), Harrison, Muirhead (Sco)
TB: Sinclair (USA)
DNQ; Carey, Roth (USA), Wrana (Swe), Fleury, Yoshimura (Jpn), Scheidegger

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