The 2008 World
Grand Prix lasts four weeks with a
total of 69 matches
During the first, second and third week each team will
play nine matches in total.
Preliminary Rounds will be organised in Japan, Italy, Poland, Macau,
Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Vietnam and Chinese Taipei.
The Finals of the 2008 World Grand Prix will be played in Yokohama, Japan. The event will be played
over five days
and the best five
teams after the Preliminary Rounds as well as host
country Japan will qualify. A round-robin system will be played to decide the
2008 World Grand Prix Champion.
Classification in the Preliminary Rounds is decided by
the number of points gained by teams participating in
the same group.
The classification in the general ranking of the
Preliminary Rounds of the 2008 WGP is decided by the
total number of World Grand Prix Points (GPP) gained by
the teams in the preliminary matches.
The following points will be gained by each team:
Match won: 2 World Grand Prix Points
Match lost: 1 World Grand Prix Point
Match forfeited: 0 World Grand Prix Points