France won the Open Teams before Sweden and Netherlands. The Frenchmen took the lead at the tenth round and never relinquished it but one round to a very good Germany. The struggle for the first place saw Germany, Sweden and Monaco often very close to French, but in the next to last round a great victory over Germany settled the issue.
The champions: Thomas Bessis, Francois Combescure, Cedric Lorenzini, Jean-Christophe Quantin, Jerome Rombaut, Frederic Volcker. NPC Lionel Sebbane.
First to seventh (qualified to 2017’s Bermuda Bowl):
In Woman Teams, England won over France and Poland. The winners: Sally Brock, Fiona Brown, Heather Dhondy, Catherine Draper, Nevena Senior, Nicola Smith; Npc Derek Patterson; Coach David Burn.
First to seventh (qualified to 2017’s Venice Cup):
In Senior Teams, Israel won over Sweden and Poland. The Israeli Team: Meir Berkman, Avi Kalish, Leonid Podgur, Adrian Schwartz, Noah Tymianker, Shalom Zeligman; NPC Etan Orenstein.
First to seventh (qualified to 2017’s Senior Bowl):