Background Facts

Please note that the information is calculated as of the tournament start date and is not updated thereafter.

Teams
  Association Latest result Best Result
Canada Canada 1 Les Rogers (2006) 1 Les Rogers (2006), Bas Buckle (2005), Bas Buckle (2004), Tom Reed (2003)
England England 6 D. Michael Sutherland (2006) 4 D. Michael Sutherland (2005)
Finland Finland 10 Lauri Perkiö (2006) 9 Lauri Perkiö (2004)
France France 12 Maurice Arozamena (2005) 12 Maurice Arozamena (2005)
Germany Germany 8 Klaus Unterstab (2006) 4 Charlie Kapp (2003), Charlie Kapp (2002)
Ireland Ireland 13 Tony Tierney (2006) 11 Tony Tierney (2005)
Japan Japan 11 Akinori Kashiwagi (2006) 9 Akinori Kashiwagi (2003)
Norway Norway 7 Tormod Andreassen (2006) 4 Tormod Andreassen (2004)
New Zealand New Zealand 15 Peter Becker (2005) 15 Peter Becker (2005), John Allen (2004), Peter Becker (2003)
Scotland Scotland 9 Ronnie Peat (2006) 3 Iain Baxter (2003)
Switzerland Switzerland 5 Peter, Jr Attinger (2006) 3 Peter, Jr Attinger (2005), Mattias Neuenschwander (2004)
Sweden Sweden 3 Jan Ullsten (2006) 3 Jan Ullsten (2006), Stig Sewik (2002)
United States of America United States of America 2 Brian Simonson (2006) 1 Larry Johnson (2002)
Wales Wales 12 Chris Wells (2006) 11 Hugh Meikle (2003)
Experience
Participations
John MacDougall (ENG) 5
D. Michael Sutherland (ENG) 5
Klaus Unterstab (GER) 5
Peter Becker (NZL) 3
Mattias Neuenschwander (SUI) 3
Ray King (WAL) 3
Robin Gemmell (ENG) 2
Championships
Stan Vinge (USA) 1
Robin Gemmell (ENG) 0
John MacDougall (ENG) 0
D. Michael Sutherland (ENG) 0
John Brown (ENG) 0
Yrjö Franssila (FIN) 0
Kai Pahl (FIN) 0
Finals played
Stan Vinge (USA) 1
Robin Gemmell (ENG) 0
John MacDougall (ENG) 0
D. Michael Sutherland (ENG) 0
John Brown (ENG) 0
Yrjö Franssila (FIN) 0
Kai Pahl (FIN) 0
Medals won
Mattias Neuenschwander (SUI) 2
Heinz Kneubühler (SUI) 1
Michael Müller (SUI) 1
Fritz Widmer (SUI) 1
Stan Vinge (USA) 1
Robin Gemmell (ENG) 0
John MacDougall (ENG) 0
Games Played
John MacDougall (ENG) 39
D. Michael Sutherland (ENG) 39
Mattias Neuenschwander (SUI) 26
Ray King (WAL) 22
Robin Gemmell (ENG) 18
John Brown (ENG) 18
John Allen (NZL) 16
Games Won
John MacDougall (ENG) 18
D. Michael Sutherland (ENG) 18
Mattias Neuenschwander (SUI) 16
Robin Gemmell (ENG) 10
John Brown (ENG) 10
John Burns (IRL) 9
Tony Tierney (IRL) 9
Rookies
Brian Adams (CAN)
Alan Laine (CAN)
Rick Lang (CAN)
Al Hackner (CAN)
Pekka Kouvo (FIN)
Cyril Vigneau (FRA)
Kai Ahrens (GER)
Jörg Strecker (GER)
Lenard Schulze (GER)
Andreas Helwig (GER)
David. Smith (IRL)
David Whyte (IRL)
Minoru Nakaya (JPN)
Toshiharu Kamya (JPN)
Hiroshi Isizawa (JPN)
Eigil Hastein (NOR)
Lars Rambol (NOR)
Per-Arne Jeremiassen (NOR)
Terje Oyen (NOR)
Nils-Björn Sabo (NOR)
Richard Morgan (NZL)
Murray Petherick (NZL)
Robin Aitken (SCO)
Tommy Fleming (SCO)
Lockhart Steele (SCO)
Keith Prentice (SCO)
Archibald Craig (SCO)
Marc Syfrig (SUI)
Karl Nordlund (SWE)
Jim Wilson (USA)
Wally Henry (USA)
Geoff Goodland (USA)
Ages

Players with age known: 2 of 65

Average age of the field: 55.3 years

Youngest
John Brown (ENG) 52y 10m
Peter Becker (NZL) 57y 9m
Oldest
Peter Becker (NZL) 57y 9m
John Brown (ENG) 52y 10m
Youngest skips
Peter Becker (NZL) 57y 9m
Oldest skips
Peter Becker (NZL) 57y 9m