Quebec hosts 98th edition of the International Curling Bonspiel

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Photo: Courtesy of the Fairmont Château Frontenac, from the CPR Collection
In the 1930s, taking part in the long-standing curling tradition in Quebec, cradle of the sport in North America, the Château Frontenac built its very own curling rink in a section of the Café de la Terrasse, which was then known as Palm Court. The sport of curling was introduced by the Scottish soldiers of the 78th Fraser Highlanders Regiment who were garrisoned in Quebec City in the late 18th century. In 1913, members of the Victoria Club founded the Quebec International Bonspiel, a world-renowned competition that, still today, in the month of January, welcomes some 64 teams from Canada, the United States, and Europe
2011 marks the 98th edition of the Quebec International Bonspiel