The 11th World Bridge Team Olympiad took place in Maastricht, The Netherlands. This top-level competition started officialy on 26 August and was concluded with great success on 9 September 2000.
The tournament was organized by the World Bridge Federation in cooperation with the Dutch Bridge Federation (Nederlandse Bridge Bond). It was held at Maastricht's well known convention centre MECC.
For two weeks national teams from 76 countries and five continents competed for prestigious medals in two series, Open & Women. The World Mixed Teams, allowing transnational combinations, was also held in Maastricht, from 6 to 9 September.
Two more events took place in Maastricht, 27 August - 2 September: