Reid Carruthers (Winnipeg, Canada) wins the Karuizawa International, defeating Yuta Matsumura (Sapporo, Japan) 7-6 at the Karuiawa Ice Park in Karuizawa, Japan.
Eastern Time (ET)
Draw: CF -- Sat, Dec 22 -- 11:00pm ET Matsumura 6 Final Carruthers 7 (8) Shuster 5 Final Iwai 4 (8) CHAMPION:
2nd Place: 19.181pts
Draw CF Sat, Dec 22 -- 11:00pm ET Shuster, J vs.
Streaming Draw QF Sat, Dec 22 -- 2:00am ET Iwai, M vs.
Streaming Draw 7 Fri, Dec 21 -- 2:00am ET Iwai, M vs.
Streaming Draw 5 Thu, Dec 20 -- 7:00pm ET Kanda, J vs.
- 1st prize: 1,300,000 yen (~$15,000 CDN) 2nd prize: 800,000 yen 3rd prize: 500,000 yen 4th prize: 400,000 yen 5th-8th prize: 250,000 yen