Author Archives: Robin Copland

Team Kubeška win the Edinburgh International Curling Championship

Congratulations to Karel Kubeška, Jiří Candra, Martin Jurík and Lukáš Klíma, winners of the 2016 Edinburgh International Championship. This was a commanding performance where they just got better and better as the competition progressed through the latter rounds of the … Continue reading

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Mouat v Kubeška in the Final

It’s never nice sitting in the gallery watching – especially if you made the knock-out stages of a big competition, so commiserations to Teams Hardie and the hitherto undefeated Rasmus Stjerne, both of whom lost out at the semi-final stage … Continue reading

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Quarter-final Reports and Semi-final Line up

So Sunday morning dawned bright and cold in the capital; not quite frosty but thinking about it. Three Scottish teams were left in the competition, teams Hardie, Mouat and Bryce and five overseas teams, the undefeated Rasmus Stjerne (Denmark), perennial … Continue reading

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Quarter-finals

We’re getting down towards the business end of this year’s Edinburgh International Curling Championship with eight qualifying places up for grabs from three sections. The top two from each of the sections qualify by right and there are two further … Continue reading

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Clash of the World Junior Champions

Alan MacDougall and his English team are welcome visitors to the competition this year. Curling historians will remember that, in a previous life, Alan was the World Junior Curling Champion playing for Scotland with team mates James Dryburgh, Fraser McGregor … Continue reading

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Swinging Ice at Murrayfield

The first session is well underway and the ice is quick and swinging! Talking to Scott Henderson, who is making the ice this weekend, he has the plant turned up to within an inch of its life and he’s serviced … Continue reading

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Teams Start Arriving for the Edinburgh International Curling Championship

Teams from all over Europe are now arriving in Edinburgh to compete in the Edinburgh International Curling Championships. Sections A and B have their first round games on Friday morning at 08.30 and section C takes to the ice at … Continue reading

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Edinburgh International Predictions

With a week to go to the start of the Edinburgh International, it is time to have a look at the sections and teams and begin to pick winners and losers. There are eleven teams from overseas competing in the … Continue reading

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Senior Competitions Draws

The draw for the two senior competitions has been made. Men Section A Keith Prentice v John Dignan Jim Hogg v Robin Aitken Norman Brown v John Summers Alan Durno v JohnJo Kenny Friday 21 November at 12.30 Thereafter Section … Continue reading

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Edinburgh International 2014 Entry Form

EICC Web Invitation Letter 2014 The senior competitions are fully-subscribed and we have a waiting list for both. There are a few spots left in the main event. If you want to enter the competition, please complete the attached form, … Continue reading

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