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Follow the 6th World Youth Open Championships with Funbridge!

The 6th World Youth Open Bridge Championships will be held in Croatia from 20th to 29th August.

For this new edition, Funbridge has the privilege of sponsoring Team France in the Youngsters category who clinched the world crown in Lyon 2017 World Team Championships.

The team is made up of two 2017 world champions (Luc Bellicaud and Théo Guillemin) and two players from the former Kids Team France (Léo Rombaut and Clément Teil).

After three days of Pairs Championship, 19 teams from 15 countries will qualify for the 8 boards round Swiss on 24th and 25th August. The top eight teams will then play KO quarterfinals whereas the other teams will play the BAM.

6th World Youth Open Championships: Team France Youngsters
6th World Youth Open World Championships: Youngsters Team France (Clément Teil, Léo Rombaut, Thibault Delmas-Sirven [captain], Luc Bellicaud, Théo Guillemin)

6TH WORLD YOUTH OPEN CHAMPIONHIPS 
PRESENTATION OF THE YOUNGSTERS TEAM FRANCE SPONSORED BY FUNBRIDGE

Clément Teil

Age: 17
Playing record:

  • 2015 European Youth Team Championships (Kids Teams) – Rank 2
  • 2016 World Youth Teams (Kids Teams) – Rank 3
  • Winner of the Youngsters Channel Trophy

Hobbies: No sports due to skiing accident – Law and Justice

Léo Rombaut

Age: 15
Playing record:

  • 2018 World Youth Team Championships (Kids teams) – Rank 2
  • 2017 European Youth Team Championships (Kids Teams) – Rank 3
  • Winner of the Youngsters Channel Trophy

Hobbies: Football

Luc Bellicaud

Age: 19
Playing record:

  • 2017 World Youth Open Championships (Youngsters Teams) – Rank 1
  • 2019 European Youth Teams (U21 Teams) – Rank 2
  • 2014 World Youth Team Championships (Kids Team) – Rank 2

Hobbies: Tennis

Click here to read his interview on the Funbridge blog.

Théo Guillemin

Age: 18
Playing record:

  • 2017 World Youth Open Championships (Youngsters Teams) – Rank 1
  • 2017 World Youth Open Championships (Youngsters Pairs) – Rank 3
  • 2018 World Youth Team Championships (Youngsters Teams) – Rank 3
  • 2014 World Youth Team Championships (Kids teams) – Rank 2

Hobbies: Football

Click here to read his interview on the Funbridge blog.

Captain: Thibault Delmas-Sirven

Record as captain/coach:

  • 2019 European Youth Team Championships – Rank 2
  • 2018 winner of the Channel Trophy

Playing record:

  • Eight-time champion of France
  • 2000 European Youth Team Championships (Schools Teams) – Rank 3

We will try to share exclusive news from the event on the Funbridge blog. Stay tuned!

Click here for the 6th World Youth Open Championships results and bulletins on the WBF website.