20 players from the 5 continents
- All matches are played best of 7 games
- Top 8 seeded directly goes to round of 16
- The seeded 9 to 20, 12 players, are divided in 4 groups of 3 players for the qualifications
- The top two players in each groups are qualified for the roud of 16. Thirds are eliminated.
- Follows a knock out main draw from the round of 16
- Losers of the semi-finals plays for 3-4 places game