What Is the Object of Curling ?


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The object of curling is to guide a granite curling stone from one end of the ice rink to a marked target on the other side of the rink. Two teams of four compete against each other using two stones per player.

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Every team player takes turns delivering the stone, guiding the stone’s delivery and telling the sweepers when to sweep. When delivering a stone, a player either plays a ''draw'' so that the stone rests somewhere in the playing area, or a ''takeout" so that the delivered stone takes out an opposition stone. The team whose stones are nearest to the middle of the target wins.

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