Buzz Bullets showed they are one of the teams to beat in the open event at the World Ultimate Club Championships ©Paul Rutherford for UltiPhotos

Japanese team Buzz Bullets began their quest for the open title with back-to-back wins at the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) World Ultimate Club Championships in Ohio in the United States.

Buzz dismantled Warao Ultimate Venezuela 15-6 and then Switzerland's Freespeed 15-9 to sit comfortably top of Pool F.

Shunya Abe and Taiyo Arakawa starred with one assist and two goals each against the Venezuelan opposition, while Shinya Kikuchi tallied two assists and one goal.

Yohei Kichikawa also recorded a hat-trick of assists at the Lebanon Sports Complex.

Warao Ultimate Venezuela initially stayed within an arm's reach of their opponents, but Buzz Bullets' quality was too much to contain once they established a 6-3 lead.

The deficit grew to five through Hajime Nishino before Warao's Louie Nagle made it 10-6.

However, this was their final goal of the match as Buzz Bullets proceeded to score five unanswered goals.

Freespeed suffered a similar story at the hands of Buzz Bullets.

Warao Ultimate Venezuela were unable to contain Buzz Bullets in their first match of the competition ©Paul Rutherford for UltiPhotos
Warao Ultimate Venezuela were unable to contain Buzz Bullets in their first match of the competition ©Paul Rutherford for UltiPhotos

Despite remaining competitive for a large proportion of the match, the Bullets displayed why they are one of the teams to beat with Masahiro Matsuno making six assists and scoring one goal.

Force Elektro of The Netherlands suffered two devastating losses in Pool A, losing 15-2 against American side Raleigh Ring of Fire and then losing to New Zealand’s Wildcats by the same scoreline.

Raleigh Ring of Fire sit top of the pool.

In Pool H, Italy’s CUSB Open made a promising start as they secured back-to-back 15-8 victories against France’s Iznogood and Australia’s Melbourne Juggernaut.

Belgium's Gentle, who defeated Baja Ultimate 15-3, were unable to make to it successive victories after losing 15-10 to Iznogood.

Other results in the open event mean Australia's Sundar and Britain's Clapham Ultimate lead Pool B and Pool G while American teams PoNY, Seattle Sockeye and Rhino Slam! hold the advantage in Pool C, Pool D and Pool E.

In the women’s event, Risa Shimada once again impressed for Japan's MUD versus Britain's Iceni.

She registered four assists and bagged a goal to guide her team to a comfortable 15-9 win in Pool G.

Nevertheless, it was the US' Nightlock who produced the best performances to rise to first of the pool.

Raleigh Phoenix from the US fired themselves top of Pool D by dominating Ireland's Dublin Gravity 12-2 and sweeping aside Britain’s SYC 15-6.

Italy’s CUSB Shout are hot on their tales following a 15-10 win against Stella from Canada and a 15-6 triumph over Dublin Gravity.

Ellipsis of Australia sealed exceptional victories in Pool F after initially beating Canada’s Fusion 15-7 and then thumping Americans Seattle Riot 15-3.

Meanwhile, the US' Fury sprung to first in Pool A as Colombia's Revolution grabbed pole position in Pool B.

Pool C saw America's Boston Brutesquad climb highest while Canada's 6ixers and made themselves the best ranked teams in Pool E.

Japan's Swampybarg produced the goods to finish the day first in Pool H. 

In the mixed team competition, the US' BFG and Austria's Catchup imposed their authority to establish themselves as the two top in Pool A.

The Americans firstly brushed away Colombia's Maconda 15-6 and then followed up their win by crushing South Korea's Baekho 15-3.

Catchup maintained pace with their rivals thanks to a 15-6 victory versus Baekho and a tight 15-13 triumph over Germany's Colorado.

Dominican Republic's Meclao' are third after they bested Maconda 15-11.

Seattle Mixtape were untroubled in Pool C as they ensured another American team asserted themselves early into the tournament.

An eight consecutive goal run was the difference against Britain's Reading Ultimate as they sealed a 15-9 win.

They followed this up by smashing Switzerland's Fireflies 15-3.

IKU! of Japan closely trail Seattle Mixtape after they sealed 15-12 and 14-11 victories over Italy Alligators Masi and Australia's Wollongong Krank.

Despite the loss, Wollongong Krank are third due to their striking 15-2 result against Fireflies.

Canada's PBHG stand top of Pool B and the US' NOISE are top of Pool D.