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Posted on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 3:30pm

Bronze medal Game: USA 9, Scotland 7.

Scotland’s Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat lost out to the USA by 7-9 in Saturday afternoon’s bronze medal playoff game.

The Americans opened the scoring with a single shot in the first end, and things looked good for the Scots when they c scored three shots in the second end.  But after this, USA took four from the third end an followed that up with a steal of two in the fourth for a 7-3 half-time lead.

The Scots responded with a three in the fifth end, but could not get back onto terms, and eventually a strike by Aitken in the eighth end could not dislodge a USA stone on the button and they stole one more for their 9-7 win.

MD semi v China

A fourth place finish for Aitken and Mouat

On the next sheet, Russia became the new Mixed Doubles world champions when they beat China by 7-5.

Semi-final: Scotland 5, China 7

Scotland’s Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat couldn’t make it to the gold medal final, losing their semi-final by 5-7 to China on Saturday afternoon.

Instead they will play for bronze medals against the USA who lost their semi-final to Russia by 6-8.

China opened the scoring with a single in the first end, and a three in the second gave the Scots an early lead.  China levelled the score in the third with two shots and then had single point steals in each of the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh ends to build a 7-3 lead. In the eighth, Scotland had a chance to score four points and force an extra end, but Aitken’s attempt at the double takeout needed was just shy of the mark, giving Scotland a score of two and China the win.

MD v China 2

“They just made everything”

After the game, Mouat said, “that was a tough game and we didn’t play that well, so it’s not ideal.  They played really well so credit to them.  Honesty we were trying to get angles, but they just made everything.”

RESULTS.

Semi-finals: USA 6, Russia 8; Scotland 5, China 7.

Report: Mike Haggerty

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Quarter- finals: Scotland 6, Canada 5.

Scotland’s duo of Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat edged Canada by 6-5 in Friday evening’s quarter-final to proceed to Saturday morning’s semi-final.

In the first end, Gina Aitken came up short with her final draw but the Scots already were counting in the house so opened the scoring with one shot.  In the second Canada responded with a single and then the Scots took the lead again in the third, when Aitken chipped up one of her own stones to score one more and take a 2-1 lead.  In the fourth end Canada’s Marliese Kasner was wide with her last effort and this let Scotland steal one for a 3-1 half-time lead.

Canada made a break-through in the fifth end scoring three to take the lead for the first time in the game, at 4-3, but Scotland bounced back with two shots in the sixth for a 5-4 lead.

The Scots then kept Canada to just one shot in the seventh to hold the crucial last stone in the eight end with the score tied at 5-5.  And in the eighth, the Scots were able to score the one shot needed to give them the win and a place in the semi-final, where they will face China.

MD Q v Canada

Bruce Mouat played a crucial take-out in the eighth end

Afterwards, Mouat said, “it was really good but a tough game. They played really well, so we had to make sure we stayed focussed and get all our shots in the best positions as we could, and that happened for us.”

Meanwhile Aitken added, “Bruce’s raise double take-out in the eighth end was a big turning point because they were lying quite well, but that turned the game around and gave us the advantage in the end.”

Looking forward to the semi-final she said, “we just need to build on what we have done and keep the momentum going because we are playing well and making our shots.”

RESULTS.

Quarter-finals: Estonia 5, China 8; Scotland 6, Canada 5; England 6, USA 12; Finland 7, Russia 8.

Report: Mike Haggerty

Picture: Hamish Irvine/WCF

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Round of Sixteen: Hungary 5, Scotland 6.

With a crucial single steal in the last end, Scotland’s Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat beat reigning champions Hungary by 6-5 to progress to the quarter-finals and guarantee GB a harvest of Olympic qualification points.

The Scots opened with last stone in this game, but it was Hungary who scored first, taking a single steal in the opening end.  However, the Scots scored two in the second to take a 2-1 lead.   In the third end, the Scots took the decision to guard with their last stone, and this limited Hungary to a score of two instead of the handful that looked to be possible.  However, Hungary then had a single-shot steal in the fourth to take a 4-2 lead into the break.

In the fifth end, Mouat played a well-judged run-back to clear out a cluster of Hungarian stones while, with the last stone of the end, Aitken tried a tap-back for two which went slightly wrong, leaving Scotland to score just one from the end, to reduce the Hungarian lead to 4-3.

In the sixth end, Aitken played a double take-out which left Hungary having to draw for just one shot and in the seventh, Aitken played a hit and stay to score two and level the score at 5-5.  As the eighth end developed both teams had stones around the button, with Scotland lying shot, and when Hungary’s Zsolt Kiss was wide with his last draw, the Scots stole one for 6-5 and moved onto the quarter-finals, a position that guarantees Olympic points.

MD 1-16 v Hungary

“We never realised until the last stone had stopped that we’d won”

After the game, Mouat said, “we’ve always had close games with them.  They’re an amazing team and we know they can play amazing shots, so we never really realised until the last stone had stopped that we had won.  We put them under pressure in that eighth end and thankfully it paid off.”  Aitken added, “the plan was just to play our game and play the best we can.  You can’t really engineer too much in Mixed Doubles, so you’ve just got to go out there and play your best.  We knew it was going to be a tough game.”

The Scots have now been drawn against Canada in Friday evening’s quarter-final round.

RESULTS.

Round of 16: New Zealand 2, Canada 12; Estonia 8, Norway 7; USA 7, Austria 2; Russia 10, Slovakia 2; Finland 10, Ireland 5; China 12, Denmark 1; Hungary 5, Scotland 6; Korea 5, England 7.

Report: Mike Haggerty

Picture: Richard Gray/WCF

 

Tie-breaker: Czech Republic 5, Scotland 6 (extra end)

The Scottish duo of Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat beat the Czech Republic in the extra end of their tie-breaker to claim the third and last available Play-off qualification slot from their Group.

And the even better news is that the Scots are one of two third-placed teams to move directly to the last sixteen, rather than having to play an extra qualification game, because of their superior draw shot challenge record.

The Czechs opened the game with last stone but the Scots managed to steal a single in the first end.  The teams then swapped singles for the next three ends to go into the break tied at 2-2.  Scotland scored two in the fifth, but so did the Czechs in the sixth to tie the game again, at 4-4.

The teams again swapped scores – singles – in ends seven and eight, to tie again at 5-5 and force the extra end.  The Scots had last stone in this end and with it Aitken produced a spectacular lengthy double run-back to score the one shot needed for the win that keeps their campaign alive, and keeps them in the hunt for Olympic Qualification points.

MD tie-break v Czech Republic

A winning shot to celebrate!

After this win, Mouat said, “we had a really tough section. Having a look at the stats on the website, out of the top ten teams, four of them were in our section. That’s just based on stats, it’s nothing really, but it just proves that we definitely had a good section. There were a lot of good teams, so to get out of that section, I’m really chuffed. I’m looking forward to playing tomorrow.”

The last sixteen match-ups are yet to be drawn, so the Scots do not yet know who their opponents will be.  About that, Aitken said, “it doesn’t matter. They’ll all be good so it doesn’t matter who you’re playing, you just have to go out and play your best.”

Report: Mike Haggerty

Picture: Hamish Irvine/WCF

 

Session 25: Brazil 2, Scotland 12.

Scotland’s Bruce Mouat and Gina Aitken beat Brazil by 12-2 in their final Group game on Thursday morning, a result that now sets them up in a tie-breaker with the Czech Republic for the third qualification slot from their Group.

The Czech Republic and Scotland share the same won four, lost 2 record while ahead of them Russia and Estonia – each on five wins and one loss – are already through to the Play-offs.

The Scots now face a complicated qualification scenario.  If they win their tie-breaker against the Czechs, they will be one of six third-placed Group qualifiers.  While the first and second-placed Group qualifiers go directly onto the last sixteen knock-out stage, only the two third-placed teams with the best draw shot challenge figures will join them directly.  The other four will play a one-off qualification round to decide who will take the last two places in the last sixteen. (http://worldcurling.org/wmdcc2016/post-round-robin)

Against Brazil, the Scots had last stone and opened with a single score in the first end.  Brazil then scored two in the second end, but the Scots made the first big breakthrough of the game, scoring four in the third end for a 5-2 lead.  Brazil could only score one in the fourth and the Scots then produced another score of four in the fifth end.  In the sixth, after a well-played double by Gina Aitken, Brazil’s Marcello Mello was heavy with his final draw to give Scotland a steal of three and the game, at 12-2.

MD v Brazil S25

It was a vital win for the Scots against Brazil

Afterwards, Bruce Mouat said, “that was a good game, it was probably up there among our better games..  We felt a lot happier in that game than in the previous one, we didn’t have as many slack shots, so that’s good as we go into our tie-break.”

More generally, Gina Aitken added, “it’s really good and I’m enjoying it.  I think the standard’s really high and it’s fun to come out here and play some really good teams.”  Looking forward, she added, “you can’t really plan how many games you’ve got, you’ve just got to keep going for the next one and after that, take it as it comes.”

The Scots’ next game is on Thursday afternoon, the tie-breaker against the Czech Republic.

RESULTS.

Session 20: Slovakia 14, Bulgaria 4; Poland 8, Belgium 2; New Zealand 5, Denmark 4; Israel 10, Netherlands 4; Switzerland 3, Hungary 7.

Session 21: Austria 13, Slovenia 4; Germany 8, Finland 9; YSA 8, Belarus 6; V Brazil 2, Russia 8; Sweden 4, Lithuania 10.

Session 22: Poland 10, Switzerland 4; Slovakia 9, Latvia 8; Denmark 10, Israel 1; Bulgaria 11, Belgium 1; Estonia 10, Wales 9.

Session 23: China 2, Canada 12; Italy beat Australia; Spain 9, Netherlands 5;  Ireland 6, France 7; New Zealand 9, Belarus 5.

Session 24: Romania 12, Kazakhstan 4; Russia 8, Czech Republic 7; Qatar 0, Estonia 15; Japan 7, Luxembourg 1; USA 6, Israel 4.

Session 25: England 8, Turkey 2; Netherlands 6, Denmark 8 (extra end); Brazil 2, Scotland 12; Slovenia 8, Finland 12; Belarus 4, Spain 10.

Standings after 25 sessions:

Group A: Hungary won 6, lost 0 (Q); Slovakia 4-2 (Q); Poland, Bulgaria 3-3 (TB).

Group B: FInland won 6, lost 0 (Q); Austria 4-1 (Q); Korea 3-2; Sweden 3-3; Lithuania 2-3; Germany 1-4; Slovenia 0-6.

Group C: Norway won 6, lost 0 (Q); England 5-1 (Q); Turkey 4-2(Q); Japan 3-3; Luxembourg 2-4; Romania 1-5; Kazakhstan 0-6.

Group D: Canada won 5, lost 0 (Q); China 4-1 (Q); Ireland 3-2; France 3-3; Italy 2-3; Australia 1-4; Serbia 0-5.

Group E: USA won 6, lost 0 (Q); New Zealand 5-1 (Q); Denmark 4-2 (Q); Spain 3-3; Belarus 2-4; Israel 15; Netherlands 0-6.

Group F: Russia, Estonia  won 5, lost 1 (Q); Czech Republic, Scotland 4-2 (TB); Brazil 2-4; Wales 1-5; Qatar 0-6.

Report: Mike Haggerty

Picture: Richard Gray/WCF

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Session 19: Scotland 7, Estonia 9.

Scotland’s Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat lost their Wednesday morning game, by 7-9, to Estonia, a result that  places them fourth in their Group, behind leaders the Czech Republic as well as Estonia and Russia, and does not make their chances of qualifying for the Play-offs and earning Olympic qualification points any easier.

The Scots gave up a steal of one in the first end but bounced back with a single shot in the second.  Estonia moved further ahead with two shots in the third end and again the Scots responded, with two shots of their own to go into the half-time break level at 3-3.

But the Scots got into trouble in the fifth end, missing a couple of crucial shots that allowed Estonia to score four for a 7-3 lead.  Again the Scots fought back, scoring two in the sixth end and then stealing another two in the seventh to level the game at 7-7, but Estonia carved out another two shots in the eighth to win by 9-7.

MD v Estonia

“It was just one bad end that killed us”….Bruce Mouat

Afterwards, Mouat said, “it was just one bad end that kind of killed us a wee bit when we missed a couple of shots, but we managed to fight back, so there are some positives out of that game even though it’s a loss.  We’re not playing our best, it’s a bit frustrating. We’ve had two really bad games and both times it’s just punished us.”

Looking forward, he added, “I think we’ve got a chance of a tie-break.  Depending on results tomorrow I’m not sure who we’ll play, but there’s always another road in.  I think if we just try to step up a gear for tomorrow’s game against Brazil and then see if we get the tie-breaker or not.”

The Scots’ game against Brazil on Thursday concludes their Group programme.

RESULTS.

Session 18: Finland 7, Korea 3; Ireland 11, Serbia 1; Lithuania 9, Slovenia 5; Germany 3, Sweden 8; France 8, Australia 6.

Session 19: Turkey 9, Luxembourg 4; Romania 3, Japan 6; Scotland 7, Estonia 9; Kazakhstan 0, Norway 12.

Standings after 19 sessions:

Group A: won 5, lost 0 (Q); Switzerland 3-1; Bulgaria, Slovakia 2-2; Latvia 2-3; Poland 1-3; Belgium 0-4.

Group B: Finland won 4, lost 0; Austria 3-1; Korea, Sweden 3-2; Germany, Lithuania 1-3; Slovenia 0-4.

Group C: Norway won 6, lost 0 (Q); England, Turkey 4-1 (Q): Japan, Luxembourg 2-3; Kazakhstan, Romania 0-5.

Group D: Canada, China won 4 lost 0 (Q): Ireland 3-1, France 2-3; Australia, Italy 1-3; Serbia 0-5.

Group E: USA won 4,lost 0; New Zealand 3-1; Belarus 2-1; Denmark 2-1; Spain 1-3; Israel, Netherlands 0-3.

Group F: Czech Republic won 4, lost 1; Estonia, Russia 3-1; Scotland 3-2; Brazil 2-2; Wales 1-4; Qatar 0-5.

Report: Mike Haggerty

Picture: Richard Gray/WCF

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Session 17: Scotland 19, Qatar 0.

Scotland’s Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat had a one-sided 19-0 win over newcomers Qatar in their Tuesday game.

This victory was as overwhelming as the result suggests.  The Scots scored five in the opening end and then had big steals – four, three, three again, and four again to win in just five ends.

This result keeps the Scots in joint second place alongside Russia in the Group, having played one game less than Group leaders the Czech Republic.

MD S17 v Qatar

Qatar are making their debut at this level

After the game, Aitken said, “we’re trying to make sure we’re playing as well as we can. We know that this is the first championship Qatar have been at, so their inexperience in that way showed, but as long as we were going out there and playing as best as we could that was really the aim.   This game was part of the preparation for tomorrow, [against Estonia] we just need to keep going, keep getting better as the competition goes on, and just keep up the momentum and play as well as we can tomorrow. That’s the aim, and hopefully we’ll pull out the win.”

RESULTS

Session 14: Italy 5, Canada 9; Switzerland 5, Bulgaria 6; Hungary 7, Poland 5; Denmark 4, USA 6.

Session 15: Belgium 1, Latvia 11; Israel 3, Spain 9; Korea 8, Sweden 9; Czech republic 7, Qatar 0; Slovenia 4, Germany 7.

Session 16: Australia 4, Ireland 9; China 10, France 5; Kazakhstan 4, Luxembourg 11; Austria beat Lithuania (Lithuania ran out of time); Canada 14, Serbia 0.

Session 17: Japan 2, England 10; Scotland 19, Qatar 0; Wales 4, Russia 9; Norway 6, Romania 2; Netherlands 0, New Zealand 12.

Standings after 17 sessions:

Group A: Hungary won 5, lost 0 (Q); Switzerland 3-1; Bulgaria, Slovakia 2-2; Latvia 2-3; Poland 1-3; Belgium 0-4.

Group B: Finland won 3, lost 0; Austria, Korea 3-1; Sweden 2-2; Germany 1-2; Lithuania, Slovenia 0-3.

Group C: Norway won 5, lost 0 (Q): England 4-1; Turkey 3-1, Luxembourg 2-2; Japan1-3; Kazakhstan, Romania 0-4.

Group D: Canada, China won 4, lost 0; Ireland 2-1; Australia 1-2; France, Italy 1-3; Serbia 0-4.

Group E: USA won 4,lost 0; New Zealand 3-1; Belarus 2-1; Denmark 2-1; Spain 1-3; Israel, Netherlands 0-3.

Group F: Czech Republic won 4, lost 1; Russia, Scotland 3-1; Estonia 2-1; Brazil 2-2; Wales 1-4, Qatar 0-5.

Report: Mike Haggerty

Picture: Hamish Irvine/WCF

 

Session 13: Wales 4, Scotland 8.

Scotland beat Wales in what was their third section game on Monday evening, a result that gives Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat their second win and ties them in second place in their section, along with Estonia and Russia, and behind leaders, the Czech Republic, who have played one more game.

The Scots were trailing all the way to the fifth end, when they were 2-4 behind, but they opted for their one allowed power-play in the sixth and this made all the difference.  They scored four in this end for a 6-4 lead and never looked back, following that up with a steal of two in the seventh – on Wales’ power-play – that was enough to give them their win.

MD S13 v Wales

“We’re in a good position right now” Bruce Mouat

Afterwards, Bruce Mouat said, “It felt all right, it wasn’t a perfect game – we’ve still got a lot of gears to go up.  It was a good win although it was scrappy, we still managed to get the win eventually.”

Speaking about the momentum shift in the game, he added, “we took our power-play to try to change the momentum and then we put the pressure on in their power-play and got the steal of two.  We’ve got a few tough teams to play, but we’re in a good position right now.”

The Scots now face newcomers Qatar in their Tuesday game.

RESULTS.

Session 9: Czech Republic 7, Brazil 6; Lithuania 2, Korea 6; Australia 2, China 12; Denmark 10, Belarus 4; Bulgaria 3, Poland 8.

Session 10:Netherlands 1, USA 11; Luxembourg 1, Norway 14; Canada 8, Ireland 3; Spain 7, New Zealand 11; Turkey 7, Japan 6.

Session 11: France 2, Italy 10; England 9, Kazakhstan 2; Czech Republic 13, Wales 4; Serbia 0, China 14; Finland 9, Austria 7.

Session 12: Estonia 5, Russia 6; Slovenia 3, Sweden 13; Latvia 4, Hungary 9; Switzerland 5, Slovakia 4; Qatar 2, Brazil 14 .

Session 13: Israel 4, New Zealand 5; Wales 4, Scotland 8; England 4, Norway 9;  Kazakhstan 3, Turkey 8; Luxembourg 8, Romania 3.

Standings after session 13:

Group A: Hungary won 4, lost 0; Switzerland 3-0; Slovakia 2-2; Bulgaria, Poland 1-2; Latvia 1-3; Belgium 0-3.

Group B: Finland, Korea won 3, lost 0; Austria 2-1; Sweden 1-2; Germany, Lithuania, Slovenia 0-2.

Group C: Norway won 4, lost 0; England, Turkey 3-1; Japan, Luxembourg 1-2; Kazakhstan, Romania 0-3.

Group D: China won 3, lost 0; Canada 2-0; Australia, Ireland 1-1; France, Italy 1-2; Serbia 0-3.

Group E: USA won 3, lost 0; Denmark 2-0; Belarus, New Zealand 2-1; Israel, Netherlands 0-2; Spain 0-3.

Group F: Czech Republic won 3, lost 1; Estonia, Russia, Scotland 2-1; Brazil 2-2; Wales 1-3; Qatar 0-3.

Report: Mike Haggerty

Picture: Richard Gray/WCF

 

Session 6: Scotland 2, Czech Republic 8.

Scotland’s Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat suffered their first defeat when they went down by 2-8 to the Czech Republic in their second section game on Sunday afternoon.

The Scots were never ahead in this game.  The Czechs used last stone to score two in the first end despite coming up short with their final draw.  They then had a single steal in the second when Gina Aitken wrecked her last stone, for a 3-0 lead.  The Scots could only score one in the fourth while the Czechs scored two more in the fifth.  They followed that up with a steal of three in the sixth end when Aitken attempted run-back wet horribly wrong.  A short draw in te sixth meant that they could only score one shot from the end and immediately conceded.

MD S6 v Czech Republic

“We’ll be hoping to improve for the next game”

After the game, Gina Aitken said, “that was really tough. We were really close with a lot of shots, which didn’t quiet come off. We could have done with a few rubs here and there, but we weren’t firing as we can do. We’ll be hoping to improve that for the next game.”

She added, “we are not playing again until tomorrow so we’ve got a bit of time to see what’s gone wrong and what we can do to improve. We’re not worried about it, it’s just one game and we’re on one win and one loss. That’s not a bad way to start. We’ll just keep digging in and hope to get a few more wins.”

The next game for the Scots sees them face Wales on Monday evening.

RESULTS

Session 6: Norway 10, Japan 4; Belarus 6, Netherlands 4; Turkey 11, Romania 7; Korea 9., Slovenia 3; Scotland 2, Czech Republic 8.

Standings after session 6:

Group A: Hungary won 2, lost 0; Bulgaria, Switzerland 1-0, Latvia, Slovakia 1-1; Belgium, Poland 0-2.

Group B: Korea won 2, lost 0; Austria, Finland 1-0; Germany, Lithuania, Slovenia, Sweden 0-1.

Group C: England, Norway 2-0; Japan, Turkey 1-1; Kazakhstan, Luxembourg 0-1; Romania 0-2.

Group D: Australia, Canada, China won 1, lost 0; Ireland 0-0; France, Italy, Serbia 0-1.

Group E: Belarus won 2,lost 0; Denmark, USA 1-0; Spain, Israel, Netherlands, New Zealand 0-1.

Group F: Estonia won 2, lost 0; Brazil, Czech Republic, Scotland, Wales 1-1; Qatar, Russia 0-1.

Report: Mike Haggerty

Picture: Richard Gray/WCF

 

Session 1: Russia 8, Scotland 9 (extra end).

Scotland’s Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat started their campaign on a positive note with a 9-8 extra end win over Russia in their opening section game.

The Scots opened with a single score in the first end and then stole two in the second.  But Russia drew for three shots in the third end to level the game.  The Scots nudged ahead again with a single shot in the fourth end, but Russia scored three once again in the fifth end to take a 6-4 lead.

In the sixth end, Aitken drew her last stone into the house to score two and draw level, but Russia took a two-shot lead again in the seventh.  In the eighth end, both teams were in trouble with the time-clock but, despite having to rush, Scotland scored the two points needed to force an extra end.  And in that extra end, Russia’s Alexander Krushelnitskiy attempted a tap-back which was not strong enough, leaving a Scottish stone lying shot to give Aitken and Mouat a steal of one and an opening win.

MD S1 v Russia

…on the way to an extra end win

Afterwards, a relieved Mouat said, “that was probably one of the toughest teams in our section, so we’re really chuffed to get the win – and a steal for it as well.”  Aitken added, “It took a while to get used to the ice, but we settled in well.”

The next game for the Scots sees them play the Czech Republic on Sunday afternoon.

RESULTS.

Session 1:

Section A: Hungary 11, Slovakia 1; Belgium 2, Switzerland 13; Poland 4, Latvia 10.

Section F: Russia 8, Scotland 9 (extra end); Wales 7, Brazil 8 (extra end).

Report: Mike Haggerty

Follow the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship:

This page will feature reports and reaction after every game involving Team Scotland.

Curling fans around the world will be able to follow live coverage of the Championships on the event website and the World Curling Federation’s YouTube Channel

Official Event Website
Facebook: WCF, RCCC
Twitter: @worldcurling, @rccccurling
Hashtags: #wmdcc2016 #Roadto2018 #curling