2020 IIHF World Championship Division III

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2020 IIHF World Championship
Division III
Tournament details
Host countries Luxembourg
 South Africa
Dates19–25 April
20–23 April
Teams10
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
2019
2021

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

The Group A tournament will be held in Kockelscheuer, Luxembourg from 19 to 25 April and the Group B tournament in Cape Town, South Africa from 20 to 23 April 2020.[1]

Group A tournament[edit]

2020 IIHF World Championship Division III A
Tournament details
Host country Luxembourg
Dates19–25 April
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
WebsiteWebsite

Participants[edit]

Team Qualification
 North Korea Placed 6th in Division II B previous year and was relegated.
 Turkey Placed 3rd in Division III previous year.
 Turkmenistan Placed 3rd in Division III previous year.
 Luxembourg Host, placed 4th in Division III previous year.
 Chinese Taipei Placed 5th in Division III previous year.
 United Arab Emirates Placed 1st in Division III Q previous year and was promoted.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  North Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promotion to 2021 Division II B
2  Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Turkmenistan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Luxembourg (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Chinese Taipei 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  United Arab Emirates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to 2021 Division III B
First match(es) will be played on 19 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).

19 April 2020
12:30
Turkmenistan v North KoreaPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer
19 April 2020
16:00
Turkey v Chinese TaipeiPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer
19 April 2020
19:30
United Arab Emirates v LuxembourgPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer

20 April 2020
12:30
Turkey v TurkmenistanPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer
20 April 2020
16:00
Chinese Taipei v United Arab EmiratesPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer
20 April 2020
19:30
North Korea v LuxembourgPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer

22 April 2020
12:30
Turkey v United Arab EmiratesPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer
22 April 2020
16:00
North Korea v Chinese TaipeiPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer
22 April 2020
19:30
Turkmenistan v LuxembourgPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer

24 April 2020
12:30
United Arab Emirates v North KoreaPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer
24 April 2020
16:00
Chinese Taipei v TurkmenistanPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer
24 April 2020
19:30
Luxembourg v TurkeyPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer

25 April 2020
12:30
Turkmenistan v United Arab EmiratesPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer
25 April 2020
16:00
North Korea v TurkeyPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer
25 April 2020
19:30
Luxembourg v Chinese TaipeiPatinoire de Kockelscheuer, Kockelscheuer

Group B tournament[edit]

2020 IIHF World Championship Division III B
Tournament details
Host country South Africa
Dates20–23 April
Teams4
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
WebsiteWebsite

Participants[edit]

Team Qualification
 South Africa Host, placed 6th in Division III previous year and was relegated.
 Hong Kong Placed 2nd in Division III Q previous year.
 Thailand Placed 3rd in Division III Q previous year.
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Placed 4th in Division III Q previous year.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  South Africa (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promotion to 2021 Division III A
2  Hong Kong 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to 2021 Division IV
First match(es) will be played on 23 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).

20 April 2020
15:00
Hong Kong v Bosnia and HerzegovinaThe Ice Station, Cape Town
20 April 2020
20:00
Thailand v South AfricaThe Ice Station, Cape Town

21 April 2020
15:00
Hong Kong v ThailandThe Ice Station, Cape Town
21 April 2020
19:00
South Africa v Bosnia and HerzegovinaThe Ice Station, Cape Town

23 April 2020
15:00
Bosnia and Herzegovina v ThailandThe Ice Station, Cape Town
23 April 2020
19:00
South Africa v Hong KongThe Ice Station, Cape Town

References[edit]

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

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