The 10th World Transnational Open Teams will take place during the second week, starting at 10.00 in the morning on Sunday 4th October. The format will be Swiss Teams. It is normally played as 10-board matches (5 per day) for 15 qualifying rounds (150 boards).
The Quarter Final will be played on Wednesday 7th October, the Semi Final on Thursday 8th October, the Final on Friday 9th and Saturday10th October. If 120 teams or more enter the Championship, the KO stage (phase) will commence with a round of 16.
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The World Transnational Open Teams Championship is a prestigious and most enjoyable event. Being Transnational, it is open to teams composed of players coming from different countries, nominated by their National Bridge Organisation and approved by the WBF Credentials Committee.
Players eliminated from the Round Robin of the Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup & d’Orsi Seniors Trophy will be able to enter the World Transnational Open Teams Championship free of charge provided they enter as a complete team. Players eliminated from the Quarter-final can drop in the WTOTC free of charge provided they enter as a complete team. For details of the entry fees payable when new teams are entered, or when players who have not participated in the Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup & d’Orsi Seniors Trophy are added to an existing team, please click here