The eight (8) participating teams will be divided into two (2) groups (A & B) of four (4) teams each. Each team will play all the other teams in its own group (total of three games for each team). A total of twelve (12) games will be played in the Group Phase.
Teams placed 1st to 4th will advance to the Final Phase and play the Quarterfinals according to their position in the group at the end of the Group Phase.
The order of the games within each day of the Final Phase is subject to change and will be determined after the conclusion of the preceding round.
The eight (8) teams in the Quarterfinals will play total of four (4) games with the following pairings:
Game 13: 1st A – 4th B Game 14: 2nd B – 3rd A Game 15: 1st B – 4th A Game 16: 2nd A – 3rd B The four (4) winners advance to the Semi-Finals and the rest will play for places 5-8.
Semi-Finals and Classification Games for Places 5-8
Game 17: Loser 13 - Loser 15 (5-8) Game 18: Loser 14 - Loser 16 (5-8) Game 19: Winner 13 - Winner 14 (Semi-Final) Game 20: Winner 15 - Winner 16 (Semi-Final)
Final, Third-Place Game and Classification Games for Places 5-8
Game 21: Loser 17 - Loser 18 (7-8) Game 22: Winner 17 - Winner 18 (5-6) Game 23: Loser 19 - Loser 20 (Third-Place Game) Game 24: Winner 19 - Winner 20 (Final)