Competition format

Women’s categories:

  • Four teams in W30 category will play in a round-robin format. All four teams advance to the semifinals, where they will be paired up 1st seed vs. 4th seed and 2nd seed vs. 3rd seed, followed by the final game and a bronze-medal game.
  • Four teams in W45 category will play in a round-robin format. All four teams advance to the semifinals, where they will be paired up 1st seed vs. 4th seed and 2nd seed vs. 3rd seed, followed by the final game and a bronze-medal game.
  • Three teams in W50 category and the only team in W55 category will compete together in a single group, playing in a round robin format. The results of games between different age categories will count towards the final standings of W50. In the W50 category, the 1st and 2nd placed teams will play in the final. The third-placed W50 team after the round robin stage will play against the only team in W55 category.

 

Men’s categories:

  • Competition format M35/M40. There will be four teams (one M35, three M40) that play each other once in a round-robin format. The results of games between different age categories will count towards the final standings in M40 age category. In M40 category the 1st and 2nd placed teams will play in the final.
  • Four teams in M45 category will play in a round-robin format. All four teams advance to the semifinals, where they will be paired up 1st seed vs. 4th seed and 2nd seed vs. 3rd seed, followed by the final game and a bronze-medal game.
  • Seven teams in the M50 category will be divided into two groups with four teams in Group A and three in Group B. After a round robin stage, the top two teams of each group will advance to the elimination round: semifinals and finals. Meanwhile, the three remaining teams will play in a round robin format for 5-7th places, with the result of the A3-A4 game already taken into consideration.
  • Eight teams in the M55 category will be divided into two groups of four (Groups A and Group B). After the round robin stage, teams placed first and second in each group will advance to the elimination round which will feature semifinals and finals. For the 5-8th places, the games will be held in the following pairs: A3 vs B3 and A4 vs B4.
  • Four teams in M60 category will play in a round robin format. After the group stage, 3rd and 4th placed teams will play for 3rd place, while the 1st and 2nd placed teams will play in the final.
  • Four teams in M65 category will play in a round robin format. After the group stage, 3rd and 4th placed teams will play for 3rd place, while the 1st and 2nd placed teams will play in the final.
  • There will be three teams in the M70 group, with teams playing each other twice for a total of four games.