World Junior Championships: Format, Draw and Programme

Yesterday evening, at the end of the 48 hours of available time for checking of data consistency from the National Federations and participants, and having definitively fixed the quantity of kids involved in each category, it was decided the format, the date for the draw, and the date for publish the sport programme.

We have reached about 1000 boys and girls, and the challenge is to give to all of them the best opportunity to compete as much as possible toward the highest target.

As for the World Juniors Championships for National Teams, the first part of the competition will be by Groups, playing a Round-Robin, and the second part is plaid by a Draw of classification to all positions, 13 places for the Boys Teams and 9 places for the Girls National Teams.

The Qualifying Rounds for all Categories of the World Open Championships will be plaid by a Qualy Draw, three of them of 64 pairs, two of them of 32 pairs and one of 16 pairs, all of them with some BYEs.

Then, the first part of the Main Phase were will be includes all the kids arriving from abroad Spain, will be by Groups, playing a Round-Robin, and the first position of each group will be promoted to the Main Draw (without Plate Draw).

The Promotional Tournaments Under-12 and Under-10 will be plaid with Main Draw and with Plate Draw.

Draw for World Open Championships: Sunday 24, 17:00 hs, FIP

Sport Programme publishing: Sunday 24, after the draw, and it will be available in the FIP web-site and Setteo/FIP platform

Draw for World Juniors Championships for National Teams: tbd, probably during the Presentation Ceremony in the Major House of Malaga next Wednesday 27th.