Competition System

GROUP PHASE - 1st ROUND

August 31 - September 5

8 GROUPS OF 4 TEAMS

Every team plays against the three other teams in its group for a total of 48 games (3 games per team, 6 games per group).

A
GROUP A
B Group B C Group C
D
Group D
Beijing Wuhan Guangzhou Foshan
CIV
Cote d'Ivoire
RUS
Russia
ESP
Spain
ANG
Angola
POL
Poland
ARG
Argentina
IRI
Iran
PHI
Philippines
VEN
Venezuela
KOR
Korea
PUR
Puerto Rico
ITA
Italy
CHN
China
NGR
Nigeria
TUN
Tunisia
SRB
Serbia
E
Group E
F Group F G Group G
H
Group H
Shanghai Nanjing Shenzhen Dongguan
TUR
Turkey
GRE
Greece
DOM
Dominican Republic
CAN
Canada
CZE
Czech Republic
NZL
New Zealand
FRA
France
SEN
Senegal
USA
USA
BRA
Brazil
GER
Germany
LTU
Lithuania
JPN
Japan
MNE
Montenegro
JOR
Jordan
AUS
Australia

The top two teams from each group will qualify for the 2nd Round.

GROUP
1st
2nd
3rd
4th

The bottom two teams from each group will play the Classification Round for places 17-32

GROUP PHASE - 2nd ROUND

September 6 - 9

4 GROUPS OF 4 TEAMS

The results of the three games from the 1st Round carry over to this 2nd Round.

Every team plays against the two teams in their group that they did not face in the 1st Round, for a total of 16 games. (2 games per team, 4 games per group).

I
Group I
J Group J K Group K L
Group L
Foshan Wuhan Shenzhen Nanjing
1st A 1st from Group A 1st C 1st from Group C 1st E 1st from Group E 1st G 1st from Group G
2nd A 2nd from Group A 2nd C 2nd from Group C 2nd E 2nd from Group E 2nd G 2nd from Group G
1st B 1st from Group B 1st D 1st from Group D 1st F 1st from Group F 1st H 1st from Group H
2nd B 2nd from Group B 2nd D 2nd from Group D 2nd F 2nd from Group F 2nd H 2nd from Group H

The top two teams from each group will qualify for the Quarter-Finals.

GROUP
1st
2nd
3rd
4th

The bottom two teams from each group are eliminated and ranked in places 9-16 according to the Official Basketball Rules.

Should the comparative ranking need to be established between the teams placed on the same position in the groups, one group of all teams in questions shall be established. The criteria shall be applied in the following order:

FINAL PHASE

September 10 - 15

Quarter-Finals

Semi-Finals

Finals

    Quarter-Finals

  • 10

    SEP

    1st from group I

    2nd from group J

    Dongguan

    #81

  • 11

    SEP

    1st from group K

    2nd from group L

    Dongguan

    #83

  • 10

    SEP

    1st from group J

    2nd from group I

    Shanghai

    #82

  • 11

    SEP

    1st from group L

    2nd from group K

    Shanghai

    #84

    Semi-Finals

  • 13

    SEP

    Winner of Quarter-Final #81

    Winner of Quarter-Final #83

    Beijing

    #87

  • 13

    SEP

    Winner of Quarter-Final #82

    Winner of Quarter-Final #84

    Beijing

    #88

    Final

  • 15

    SEP

    Winner of Semi-Final #87

    Winner of Semi-Final #88

    Beijing

  • Third Place Game

  • 15

    SEP

    Loser of Semi-Final #87

    Loser of Semi-Final #88

    Beijing

Losers of the Quarter-Finals will play the Classification Round for places 5-8,

CLASSIFICATION

Why do we play Classification Games?

Classification games and ranking principles are necessary as the final ranking of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 will be used to qualify directly 7 teams to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

How do we determine the ranking between two teams if teams are tied (in the same group or between groups)?:

and 16 teams to the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.

For more info, visit fiba.basketball

PLACES 5-8

September 12 - 14

    Class. 5-8

  • 12

    SEP

    Loser of Quarter-Final #81

    Loser of Quarter-Final #83

    Dongguan

    #85

  • 12

    SEP

    Loser of Quarter-Final #82

    Loser of Quarter-Final #84

    Shanghai

    #86

  • Class. 7-8

  • 14

    SEP

    Loser of Class. 5-8 #85

    Loser of Class. 5-8 #86

    Beijing

  • Class. 5-6

  • 14

    SEP

    Winner of Class. 5-8 #85

    Winner of Class. 5-8 #86

    Beijing

PLACES 9-16

No Games

All teams ranked 3rd and 4th in the 2nd Round groups will be classified according to the Official Basketball Rules:

Should the comparative ranking need to be established between the teams placed on the same position in the groups, one group of all teams in questions shall be established. The criteria shall be applied in the following order:

  • 3rd in groups will be classified 9-12

  • 4th in groups will be classified 13-16

PLACES 17-32

September 6-9

All results from the Group Phase - 1st Round carry over to this round.

Every team plays against the two teams in its group that it did not face during the Group Phase - 1st Round, for a total of 16 games (2 games per team, 4 games per group).

After these games, the global classification for places 17-32 will then be established according to the Official Basketball Rules:

Should the comparative ranking need to be established between the teams placed on the same position in the groups, one group of all teams in questions shall be established. The criteria shall be applied in the following order:

  • 1st in groups will be classified 17 - 20

  • 2nd in groups will be classified 21 - 24

  • 3rd in groups will be classified 25 - 28

  • 4th in groups will be classified 29 - 32

M
GROUP M
N GROUP N O GROUP O
P
GROUP P
Guangzhou Beijing Dongguan Shanghai
3rd A 3rd from Group A 3rd C 3rd from Group C 3rd E 3rd from Group E 3rd G 3rd from Group G
4th A 4th from Group A 4th C 4th from Group C 4th E 4th from Group E 4th G 4th from Group G
3rd B 3rd from Group B 3rd D 3rd from Group D 3rd F 3rd from Group F 3rd H 3rd from Group H
4th B 4th from Group B 4th D 4th from Group D 4th F 4th from Group F 4th H 4th from Group H