Curling

Sports
9:33 am
Thu December 26, 2013

INFOGRAPHIC: Brush Up On Curling

Credit Sara Plourde / NHPR

You know curling - it's the ice sport people tend to forget about between Winter Olympics. Like a cold game of chess, curling is turn-based and largely strategical - and also like chess, the game comes with a good number of rules & proprietary terms. Our guide, created with some help from the World Curling Federation, will help you sort out the terms and understand the commentary.

[Updated 1/13/14]

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NH News
6:00 am
Thu December 26, 2013

Sweeps And Stones: Inside The World Of Curling At The Nashua Country Club

Teams curl at the Nashua Country Club during its recent Christmas mixed bonspiel.
NHPR / Michael Brindley

When it comes to curling in New Hampshire, the Nashua Country Club is the place to be.

The sport dates all the way back to 1928 at the club, when the first players curled on a pond near what is now the 9th hole of the golf course.

It wasn’t until the 1940s when the club moved curling inside.

Today, the Nashua Country Club features a curling rink with three sheets of ice for game play, along with a warm room, where players can mingle and watch the action.

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