The 16th edition of the Christmas International Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for the Prize of the President of Belarus will be held in Minsk on 3-7 January 2020.
The opening ceremony of the tournament will take place at the Chizhovka Arena (big arena) at 17.30.
Taking part in the tournament are 12 teams: Balkans Team, Baltics Team, IIHF Team, and the teams of Germany, China, the UAE, Russia, the United States, Ukraine, Finland, Switzerland, and the Belarus President's Team.
13.00 Ukraine v Switzerland (big ice rink)
13.30 China v UAE (small ice rink)
19.00 Belarus v IIHF Team (big ice rink)
19.30 Baltics Team v Germany (small ice rink)
13.00 Russia v Baltics Team (big ice rink)
13.30 Finland v Ukraine (small ice rink)
19.00 United States v Belarus (big ice rink)
19.30 Balkans Team v China (small ice rink)
13.00 Germany v Russia (big ice rink)
13.30 IIHF Team v United States (small ice rink)
19.00 Switzerland v Finland (big ice rink)
19.30 UAE v Balkans Team (small ice rink)
Playoff, semifinals will be played on the big arena at 13.00 and 19.00
13.00 bronze-medal game (big ice rink)
19.00 final (big ice rink)
Four preliminary groups include three teams each. The winners of the groups will advance to the semifinal.
Group A: Belarus, IIHF Team, and the United States;
Group B: China, the UAE, and Balkans Team;
Group C: Ukraine, Switzerland, and Finland;
Group D: Baltics Team, Germany and Russia.
The proceeds from ticket sales will be donated as part of a charity campaign for the first time in the history of the tournament; the funds will go to the Mozyr orphanage.
Source: Belarus' Ice Hockey Federation