On the 31st, the 3rd day of the curling Japan Championship, the men's and women's qualifying league was held, and Chubu Electric Power Co., Ltd., who was the runner-up in the previous tournament, beat LS Kitami and won the 3rd victory.

At the Japan Curling Championships held in Kitami City, Hokkaido, nine men's and women's teams compete in round-robin matches in qualifying leagues, with the top four teams advancing to the playoffs.

On the 31st, the third day of the tournament, 12 qualifying league matches were held for both men and women.

In the women's team, Chubu Electric Power Co., who had won the second place in the previous tournament with a record of 2 wins and 1 loss, played against LS Kitami, which is home to Mari Motohashi, who leads the curling world, and earned a ticket to play as a wild card.

Chubu Electric Power took the lead in the 1st end, but after the 2nd end, they made a mistake on their shots. Leading against 4, it became a painful development.

Even so, in the 6th end of the second half, Sena Nakajima, who was third, created a chance with an accurate shot to move the stone to the center and returned 2 points. We succeeded in winning the match.

Chubu Electric Power won the final 10th end by stealing 2 points and winning 8 to 5.

Chubu Electric Power has 3 wins and 1 loss after 4 matches so far, and LS Kitami has 1 win and 2 losses in 3 matches.

Loco Solare, who won the silver medal at the Beijing Olympics last year and are aiming for their second consecutive victory at this tournament, beat Aomori CA 10-2, and have 3 wins and 1 loss in their 4 matches so far.