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Schedule & Results

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Tournament Format

The teams play a single round-robin series. Each teams plays each opponent once. The winning team of the event will be promoted to the Division I Group A. The last-ranked team will be relegated to Division II Group A.

Eligibility

To play in the IIHF World Championship, the Olympic ice hockey tournament and the qualifications to these competitions, players must fulfill the following qualification requirements: