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