PLAYING SYSTEM

 

Category Male ELITE (16 participants)

There are four basic groups, each of 4 participants. Teams are playing "once each-other" system. First and second team from each basic group is qualified to the two eight-final groups (each of 4 participants), which are again played by "once each-other" system but results of the mutual matches from the basic groups are included. To the quarterfinal of play-off are qualified teams on the first, second and third place of each eight-final group.

Teams on third and fourth place after basic groups play forround by "sudden death" system (one loss) for two places in quarterfinal of play-off.

Play-off is played by "sudden death" system (one loss). Semi-final losers will not play bronze medal match.

 

Category Female ELITE (16 participants)

There are four basic groups, each of 4 participants. Teams are playing "once each-other" system. First and second team from each basic group is qualified to the two eight-final groups (each of 4 participants), which are again played by "once each-other" system but results of the mutual matches from the basic groups are included. To the quarterfinal of play-off are qualified teams on the first, second and third place of each eight-final group.

Teams on third and fourth place after basic groups play forround by "sudden death" system (one loss) for two places in quarterfinal of play-off.

Play-off is played by "sudden death" system (one loss). Semi-final losers will not play bronze medal match.

 

Category Male PRO (32 participants)

There are 8 basic groups, each of 4 participants. Teams are playing "once each-other" system. All teams are qualified to the play off, their  position depends on results in the basic groups. Play off is played by sudden death system (one loss). 

Semi-final losers will not play bronze medal match.

 

Category Male (128 participants)

There are thirty-two basic groups, each of 4 participants. Teams are playing "once each-other" system. All the teams are qualified to the play-off; their position depends on results of the basic groups. Play-off is played by "sudden death" system (one loss). Semi-final losers will not play bronze medal match.

 

Category Female (56 participants)

There are 14 basic groups, each of 4 participants. Teams are playing "once each-other" system. All the teams are qualified to the play-off; their position depends on results of the basic groups. Play-off is played by "sudden death" system (one loss). Semi-final losers will not play bronze medal match.

 

 

Playing Time

Men Elite

2x20 min with last 3 minutes being effectively measured in the basic groups, eight-finale groups and all play off matches up to the quarter-finale. The interval between the first and second period is 2 minutes. No time out allowed in the group matches and eliminating matches up to the quarter-finale.

3x20 min with last 3 minutes being effectively measured in the quarterfinal and semi-final  The interval between the periods is 10 minutes.  Final match 3x 20 min effectively measured, break 10 minutes. The time out  is allowed from the quarter-finale.

Men Pro

2x20 min with last 3 minutes being effectively measured in the basic groups, eight-finale groups and  all play off matches up to the quarter-finale. The interval between the first and second period is 2 minutes. No time out allowed in the group matches and eliminating matches up to the quarter-finale.

2x20 min with last 3 minutes being effectively measured in the quarterfinal, semi-final and final matches. The interval between the periods is 5 minutes. The time out  is allowed from the quarter-finale.

Ladies Elite

2x20 min with last 3 minutes being effectively measured in the group matches, eight-finale groups and play off matches up to the quarter finale. The interval between the first and second period is 2 minutes. No time out allowed in the group matches and eliminating matches up to the quarter-finale.

2x20 min with last 3 minutes being effectively measured in quarter finale and semi-final matches. The interval between the first and second period is 5 minutes. The time out  is allowed from the quarter-finale.

3x20 min with last 3 minutes being effectively measured in final matches. The interval between the periods is 10 minutes.

Junior

2x20 min with last 3 minutes being effectively measured in the basic groups, eight-finale groups and  all play off matches up to the quarter-finale. The interval between the first and second period is 2 minutes. No time out allowed in the group matches and eliminating matches up to the quarter-finale.

2x20 min with last 3 minutes being effectively measured in the quarterfinal, semi-final and final matches. The interval between the periods is 5 minutes. The time out  is allowed from the quarter-finale.

Men, Ladies 

2x15 min with last 3 minutes not being effectively measured in all the group matches and play off matches upto the quarterfinal. The interval between the first and second period is 2 minutes. No time out allowed in the group matches and eliminating matches up to the quarter-finale.

2x20 min with last 3 minutes being effectively measured in all quarterfinal, semi-final and final matches. The interval between the periods is 5 minutes. The time out  is allowed from the quarter-finale.