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The 2023 Planet Women’s Curling Championship is underway in Sandviken, Sweden.

From 18-26 March, 13 of the very best women’s curling teams from about the globe are battling it out for the planet crown.

The week-lengthy tournament starts with a round-robin stage exactly where all teams will play every other after.

The leading six teams at the finish of the round-robin phase will advance to the playoffs. These that finish very first and second will get byes to the semi-finals, whilst the third, fourth, fifth and sixth ranked teams will compete in qualification games for the semis.

In the playoff games, the third-ranked group will play the sixth, whilst the fourth and fifth-ranked teams will play 1 a further. The winner of these two games will advance to the semi-finals.

The winners of the semi-finals will then meet in the final to contest the planet title whilst the other two teams will compete in a bronze-medal match.

The 13 teams competing in the tournament are – Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye and United States of America.

Right here are all the scores so far, and the up-to-date standings.

2023 Planet Women’s Curling Championships: Benefits from Day 1

Sunday 19 March

Session three

  • Türkiye v New Zealand
  • United States v Canada
  • Scotland v Denmark
  • Italy v Republic of Korea

Saturday 18 March

Session two

Defending champions Switzerland produced it two wins from two on the opening day of action right after a six-point second finish powered them to an 11-two victory more than Olympic silver medallists Japan. Canada created a spectacular comeback with a double takeout in the tenth finish to beat Sweden 9-four.

  • Scotland 12-five Germany
  • Italy 12 -1 Türkiye
  • Switzerland 11-two Japan
  • Canada 9-four Sweden

Session 1

Sweden got off to a storming get started beating Planet Championship debutants New Zealand 14-two in six ends whilst defending champions Switzerland got their title defence off to a winning get started with a 7-five more than the United States.

  • Switzerland 7-five United States 
  • Republic of Korea six-eight Norway
  • Sweden 14-two New Zealand
  • Denmark 7-six Japan