The 2023 Tim Hortons Brier is one of the most awaited events in the sphere of professional curling championships. This prestigious event, also known as the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship, is scheduled to be held from 3rd March to 12th March 2023 at the Budweiser.
Gardens in London, Ontario. The winning team will represent Canada at the 2023 World Men’s Curling Championship at TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario. This is the final Brier, where Tim Hortons will be the primary sponsor of the event.
2023 Brier Live Streaming details:
- Start Date: Friday, March 3
- Ending Date: Sunday, March 12
- Venue: TD Place Arena in Ottawa
- TV Channel: TSN, RDS (Canada)
- Stream anywhere: Watch Live Here
The Tim Hortons Brier, more commonly known as the Brier, takes place annually and convenes the most efficient curling teams across Canada to compete for the championship title. Note that the winning team of the Brier represents Canada at the World Curling Championships of the same year. Authorized by Curling Canada, the event had created prestigious records since 1927, when the first Brier was held. Traditionally held in March, the Brier has now become a significant event in the sphere of curling by attracting millions of spectators from around the globe.
The intensely thrilling competition among the teams and the impressive skills of the athletes made the event unique in the sphere of worldwide curling. Enormous spectators look forward to the high-stakes tournaments of the Brier throughout the year. In fact, The Brier can be considered the best-supported curling competition that attracts far larger crowds than even those for World Championships held in Canada.
Where can I watch the Tim Hortons Brier online?
The 2023 Tim Hortons Brier will be broadcast on TSN, one of Canada’s premier sports channels. Fans can also watch the event online through TSN’s website or app. The tournament begins Friday night at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT across the TSN Network in Canada.
All the matches will be available live streaming on GamePass.TV (worldwide). Unfortunately, there is no TV Channel available in the US. If you are looking for a streaming way to watch the 2023 Brieer Curling Championship live online from the US, Canada, UK, or anywhere around the world, check out GamePass.TV
Tim Hortons Brier Standing
The 2023 Tim Hortons Brier features sixteen curling teams from across Canada. Note that the fourteen Canadian curling member associations are having playdowns to select the teams to represent their individual territories. These teams are expected to be made up of the best curlers in the country who will compete for the championship title.
|Alberta (K. Koe)*||8||7||1|
|Northern Ontario (Horgan)*||8||6||2|
|Wild Card 2 (Carruthers)||8||4||4|
|Nova Scotia (Manuel)||8||3||5|
|Newfoundland and Labrador (Young)||8||2||6|
|Northwest Territories (J. Koe)||8||1||7|
|Wild Card 1 (Bottcher)*||8||7||1|
|British Columbia (Gauthier)||8||3||5|
|Wild Card 3 (Sturmay)||8||3||5|
|Prince Edward Island (Smith)||8||2||6|
|New Brunswick (Jones)||8||1||7|
Game Format (Wild Card Selection)
The wild card selection process is another feature that has made the Tim Hortons Brier unique and prestigious. The process is designed to make room for the teams (that did not qualify for the event) to participate.
Previously, a wild card game used to be played between the top two teams who did not win their provincial championship on the CTRS standings; the winner of this game was usually selected for the final spot in the tournament.
Now, Curling Canada has decided to include three wild card teams instead of the usual one. These teams are meant to qualify without participating in a play-in game. This Wild Card Selection format is being used for the third time, with the first two in 2021 and 2022, respectively.
Although the prize money for the 2023 Tim Hortons Brier is not announced yet, the amount is expected to be significant and prestigious, with hundreds to thousands of dollars estimated. Traditionally held every March, The Brier has been continuously creating history in the sphere of professional curling. So fans around the globe are looking forward to feeling the thrill of the unique 2023 Tim Hortons Brier. The countdown begins right here, right now.