Dutch national team member Ghislaine van der Tol (pictured), who
made it to the finals of the 6th Istanbul Bowling Open through the
Desperado Squad, survived five 4-game rounds en route to claim the No.
1 seed for the playoffs over two games total pinfall. The lefty defeated Tobias Karlsson, Sweden, in the semi-final, 425-386, and went on to defeat No. 2 seed Tomas Leandersson, Sweden, 453-403, to claim the EBT "Major" and the 10.000 Euro top prize. Leandersson, who eliminated compatriot Robert Andersson
in the other semifinal, 469-457, received 6.000 Euro for second place.
Andersson and Karlsson earned 3.500 Euro each for third and fourth