The team captained by Sabine Auken starts play today in the Jacoby Open Swiss Teams with a carryover of 30 victory points. Auken is playing with Roy Welland, Josef Piekarek, Alexander Smirnov and Christina Madsen.

About 8 VPs behind is the Martin Fleisher squad, the No. 4 seed in the Vanderbilt. In third is a team from China captained by Ze Jun Zhuang and the mostly Swedish team captained by Johan Upmark.