Competition Format

12 teams

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

Group phase: 2 groups with 4 teams each.

A draw is held using the following system:
  • 1 st batch: The teams ranked 1 st to 4 th in Barcelona 2018.
  • 2 nd batch: The teams ranked 3 rd to 4 th in Barcelona 2018.
  • 3 rd batch: The teams ranked 5 th to 6 th in Barcelona 2018.
  • 4 th batch: 8 winning teams of the play-off.

Day 1

12/01/2020
11:30
SVK - RUS
13:00
GRE - SRB
14:30
FRA - ESP
16:00
GER - ITA
17:30
NED - ISR
19:30
HUN - CRO

Day 2

13/01/2020
11:30
GER - NED
13:00
CRO - GRE
14:30
RUS - SRB
16:00
ISR - FRA
17:30
ITA - ESP
19:00
SVK - HUN

Day 3

15/01/2020
11:30
FRA - GER
13:00
ESP - ISR
14:30
GRE - SVK
16:00
SRB - CRO
17:30
NED - ITA
19:00
HUN - RUS

Day 4

17/01/2020
11:30
GER - ESP
13:00
NED - FRA
14:30
RUS - CRO
16:00
ITA - ISR
17:30
SVK - SRB
19:00
HUN - GRE

Day 5

19/01/2020
11:30
FRA - ITA
13:00
SVK - CRO
14:30
GER - ISR
16:00
ESP - NED
17:30
GRE - RUS
19:00
SRB - HUN

The first 4 teams from each group will play each other to qualify for ¼ finals in a cross group format.
The 5th and 6th classified teams will play each other for places 9th to 12th in cross group format.
KO Phase: qualifying matches for ¼ finals, semifinals and finals.

Day 6

21/01/2016
11:30
6A – 6B (11 th -12 th )
13:00
5A – 5B (9 th -10 th )
14:30
1A – 4B QF1
16:00
2A – 3B QF2
17:30
3A – 2B QF3
19:00
4A – 1B QF4

Day 7

23/01/2016
14:30
L33 – L35
16:00
L34 – L36
17:30
W33 – W35
19:00
W34 – W36

Day 8

25/01/2020
14:30
L37 – L38 (7 th -8 th )
16:00
W37 – W38 (5 th -6 th )
17:30
L39 – L40 (3 rd -4 th )
19:00
W39 – W40 (1 st -2 nd )