Competition Format

16 teams

8 winning teams of the play-off.
8 teams classified 1st to 8th from Barcelona 2018.

Group phase: 4 groups with 4 teams each.

A draw is held using the following system:

  • 1st batch: The teams ranked 1st to 4th in Barcelona 2018.
  • 2nd batch: The teams ranked 5th to 8th in Barcelona 2018.
  • 3rd batch: 8 winning teams of the play-off.
KO Phase: qualifying matches for ¼ finals, semifinals and finals.

Day 1

14/01/2020
10:00
ROU - NED
11:30
SVK - MNE
13:00
MLT - ESP
14:30
GER - CRO
16:00
FRA - GEO
17:30
SRB - RUS
19:00
TUR - HUN
20:30
ITA - GRE

Day 2

16/01/2020
10:00
GER - SVK
11:30
MLT - TUR
13:00
ROU - SRB
14:30
RUS - NED
16:00
GRE - GEO
17:30
FRA - ITA
19:00
HUN - ESP
20:30
MNE - CRO

Day 3

18/01/2020
10:00
TUR - ESP
11:30
ROU - RUS
13:00
FRA - GRE
14:30
ITA - GEO
16:00
SVK - CRO
17:30
GER - MNE
19:00
MLT - HUN
20:30
SRB - NED

The 4th classified teams will play each other for places 13th to 16th in cross group format.

Day 4

20/01/2020
11:30
4A – 4C
13:00
4B – 4D
14:30
2A – 3C
16:00
3A – 2C
17:30
2B – 3D
19:00
3B – 2D

The 2nd and 3rd teams will play each other to qualify ¼ finals in cross group format.
The first team classified from each group will qualify directly for ¼ finals.

Day 5

22/01/2020
10:00
L25 – L26 (15th-16th)
11:30
W25 – W26 (13th-14th)
13:00
L27 – L29
14:30
L28 – L30
16:00
1D – W27
17:30
1B – W28
19:00
1C – W29
20:30
1A – W30

Day 6

24/01/2020
11:30
L33 – L34 (11th-12th)
13:00
W33 – W34 (9th-10th)
14:30
L35 – L37
16:00
L36 – L38
17:30
W35 – W37
19:00
W36 – W38

Day 7

26/01/2020
14:30
L41 – L42 (7th-8th)
16:00
W41 – W42 (5th-6th)
19:30
L43 – L44 (3rd-2nd)
21:00
W43 – W44 (1st-2nd)