Tournament schedule depends on number of participants. Lunch break will last 90 minutes.
- 7:30 - doors open
- 7:45 - start of registration
- 8:30 - end of registration, draw of basic groups
- 9:15 - start of the tournament, basic groups
- lunch break
- final groups
- 21:00 - final ceremony
Tournament will be played using the official international rules.
There will be used suplaks made by Zbynek Pilar on every game.
There will be six basic groups (but it can be changed according to number of participants), which will be created by using the world ranking. The draw of the tournament will be made after the end of the registration at the place of event by the "snake" system.
There will be two final groups A1 and A2, each will have 24 participants - best 8 players from each basic group will qualify there. Final groups will be created according to placement of the basic groups g1, g2, ... g6 following way:
g1 (1st + 3rd + 5th + 7th)
g2 (2nd + 4th + 6th + 8th)
g3 (1st + 3rd + 5th + 7th)
g4 (2nd + 4th + 6th + 8th)
g5 (2nd + 4th + 6th + 8th)
g6 (1st + 3rd + 5th + 7th)
g1 (2nd + 4th + 6th + 8th)
g2 (1st + 3rd + 5th + 7th)
g3 (2nd + 4th + 6th + 8th)
g4 (1st + 3rd + 5th + 7th)
g5 (1st + 3rd + 5th + 7th)
g6 (2nd + 4th + 6th + 8th)
The results of the mutual matches will be counted (only) into the final groups.
The placement groups B, C, etc. will have 18 participants.
|Placement in basic group|| |
|1st - 8th||final groups A1, A2|
|9th - 11th||placement group B for 49th place|
|12th - 14th||placement group C for 67th place|
|15th - 17th||placement group D for 85th place|
|18th - 20th||placement group E for 103rd place|
Number of players in placement groups can be changed after the registration of all players with respect to the number of participants!
Best 12 players from both final groups A1 and A2 will promote to play-off played best of seven matches. Final play-off draw (pdf). There will be bronze medal series played best of five matches.
At placement groups B, C, etc. there will be play-offs for the best 4 players played best of five, no third place series will be held at placement groups, placement will be decided according to the group table.