About Silkeborg Open
More than 10 years ago, a small group of dedicated curlers founded the Silkeborg Curling Club. In addition to our love for this wonderful sport, we were pretty empty-handed, but with great help from the other Danish curling clubs and the Danish Curling Federation, we managed to get hold of curling stones, hacks, brooms, old sliders, etc., so we could get started, when the ice arena in Sillkeborg should be ready on 1th September 2007.
The stones were picked up at Hvidovre Curling Club, which also donated their old European scoreboards in 1996. But why transport huge scoreboards more than 300 km if they were not to be used?!? So from the start we decided that we should host an annual tournament and if possible an international ...
Therefore, we were proud to send invitations to our first Kingo Cup 2008, and we managed to get 26 teams together. Since then, the Kingo Cup - which always takes place in early or mid-April - has attracted a lot of teams, national and international, young and not so young, male and female, beginners and championship players who sign up year after year.