5th EUROPEAN OPEN BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS – Poznan (Poland) 17th June – 2nd July 2011. Open Teams. In the final Mahaffey (Jim Mahaffey Gary Cohler, Sam Lev, Jacek Pszczola, Jeff Meckstroth, and Eric Rodwell) defeated Bessis (Michel Bessis, Thomas Bessis, Josef Piekarek, Alexander Smirnov) and reached the gold medal.
Bronze to Monaco A (Jean Charles Allavena, Marc Bompis, Marco Catellani, Henry Fissore, Nathalie Fey and Jean Christopher Quantin) winning the play-off over Texan Aces.
In the quarter final Maheffey defeated Italian team Lavazza in a very exciting match and Texan Ace in the semifinal.