2020 IIHF World Championship Division I

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2020 IIHF World Championship
Division I
Tournament details
Host countries Slovenia
 Poland
Dates24–30 April
27 April–3 May
Teams12
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
2019
2021

The 2020 IIHF World Championship Division I will be an international ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

The Group A tournament will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 24 to 30 April and the Group B tournament in Katowice, Poland from 27 April to 3 May 2020.[1]

Group A tournament[edit]

2020 IIHF World Championship Division I A
Tournament details
Host country Slovenia
Dates24–30 April
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
WebsiteWebsite

Participants[edit]

Team Qualification
 France Placed 15th in the Elite Division previous year and was relegated.
 Austria Placed 16th in the Elite Division previous year and was relegated.
 South Korea Placed 3rd in Division I A previous year.
 Slovenia Host, placed 4th in Division I A previous year.
 Hungary Placed 5th in Division I A previous year.
 Romania Placed 1st in Division I B previous year and was promoted.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2021 IIHF World Championship
2  Austria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Slovenia (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Romania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to 2021 Division I B
First match(es) will be played on 24 April 2020. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host.

Group B tournament[edit]

2020 IIHF World Championship Division I B
Tournament details
Host country Poland
Dates27 April–3 May
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
WebsiteWebsite

Participants[edit]

Team Qualification
 Lithuania Placed 6th in Division I A previous year and was relegated.
 Poland Host, placed 2nd in Division I B previous year.
 Japan Placed 3rd in Division I B previous year.
 Estonia Placed 4th in Division I B previous year.
 Ukraine Placed 5th in Division I B previous year.
 Serbia Placed 1st in Division II A previous year and was promoted.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promotion to 2021 Division I A
2  Poland (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Estonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to 2021 Division II A
First match(es) will be played on 27 April 2020. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host.

Results[edit]

All times are local (UTC+2).

27 April 2020
13:00
Serbia v LithuaniaSpodek, Katowice
27 April 2020
16:30
Ukraine v JapanSpodek, Katowice
27 April 2020
20:00
Estonia v PolandSpodek, Katowice

28 April 2020
13:00
Japan v SerbiaSpodek, Katowice
28 April 2020
16:30
Lithuania v EstoniaSpodek, Katowice
28 April 2020
20:00
Poland v UkraineSpodek, Katowice

30 April 2020
13:00
Lithuania v UkraineSpodek, Katowice
30 April 2020
16:30
Serbia v EstoniaSpodek, Katowice
30 April 2020
20:00
Poland v JapanSpodek, Katowice

1 May 2020
13:00
Estonia v UkraineSpodek, Katowice
1 May 2020
16:30
Japan v LithuaniaSpodek, Katowice
1 May 2020
20:00
Poland v SerbiaSpodek, Katowice

3 May 2020
13:00
Japan v EstoniaSpodek, Katowice
3 May 2020
16:30
Ukraine v SerbiaSpodek, Katowice
3 May 2020
20:00
Lithuania v PolandSpodek, Katowice

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tournaments for 2020 assigned". iihf.com. 24 May 2019.

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