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Einarson among 2 rinks previously perfect to fall in the players’ championship

Einarson among 2 rinks previously perfect to fall in the players’ championship

No women’s team is undefeated at the Grand Slam Curling Championship after the last two teams with clean records suffered losses on Thursday.

South Korea’s Min-Ji Kim gave up four in the eighth and final end and lost 6-3 to Switzerland’s Elena Stern.

Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni, meanwhile, beat defending Canadian champion Kerri Einarson 10-3.

Jim, Tirinzoni and Einarson are tied for first in Pool A with 2-1.

Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg, Satsuki Fujisawa of Japan, Alina Kovaleva of Russia and Anna Hasselborg of Sweden are tied for the lead in Pool B at 2-1.

Mouat in charge of the men’s side

On the men’s side, Scotland’s Bruce Mouat leads Pool A with a 3-0 record.

Mouat won the first of two Grand Slam events last week, beating defending Canadian champion Brendan Bottcher in the Humpty Champions Cup final.

Brad Gushue of St. John’s and Switzerland’s Yannick Schwaller are tied for first in Pool B at 2-0.

Two more draws were scheduled for later Thursday.

After Friday’s game, the top six women’s and men’s teams advance to the playoffs.

WATCH | Rachel Homan from Ottawa wins 11th career Grand Slam title:

The Homan team beat the Tirinzoni team 6-3 in the Champions Cup final. 0:57

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