Contributors in Games

Games

Centerline

Entertainment; Games

Line running lengthwise down the center of the sheet

Chip & Lie

Entertainment; Games

When a played stone strikes the edge of another stone and moves to another position in play

Counter

Entertainment; Games

Any stone lying closer to the center than any of the opponent's stones

Curl

Entertainment; Games

Lateral swing on stone during its travel down the ice

Draw Weight

Entertainment; Games

Enough weight (or momentum) for a stone to stop in the house

End

Entertainment; Games

When all stones have been played from one end of the sheet to the other - there are usually 8-10 ends in a game

Free Guard Zone

Entertainment; Games

Area in front of the house, between the hog line and tee line, where a rock cannot be removed from play by the opposing lead (Canadian rules vary slightly)

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