Message Copenhagenhappensto be the city where I grew up and it is with greatpleasurethat I wish you welcome to my old home town. I hopeyou aregoingto enjoy your stayherein Denmark and return home with many happy memories. May I wish you all everysuccessin the Tournament,and all guestsand spectatorsa good time. Sincerely Bent E.Petersen Vice President AMF Bowling Division International
Tournament Schedule Sunday, October
Ball check - Practice Opening ceremony October
Women's top 16 - second round 8 games - matchplay 13.30-17.00 Men's top 16 - second round 8 games - matchplay
08.30-12.00 Men's first 8 games 13.00-15.30 Women's first 6 games 18.50 Welcome party, Copenhagen town hall Tuesday, October
08.30-12.00 Men's second 8 games 13.00-15.30 Women's second 6 games Wednesday,
Women's top 8 8 games - matchplay 13.30-15.30 Women's stepladder final Top 5 15.45 Presentation of trophies 19
08.30-12.00 Men's third 8 games 13.00-15.30 Women's third 6 games Thursday, October
Women's top 16 - first round 8 games - matchplay 12.30-16.00 Men's top 16 - first round 8 games - matchplay
Men's top 8 8 games - matchplay 13.30-15.30 Men's stepladder final Top 5 Presentation of trophies 16.00 Vietory party 19.00 Tuborg Breweries Ltd.
Format of Play The 1986 tournament will comprise a series of eliminations over seven days. Stage 1 - Qualifying
Men will roll 24 games and women 18 games of scratch total pinfall. Stage 2 - Top 16
A round robin of en-game matches (bowled matchplay style) among the top sixteen players from Stage 1, starting from scratch, with special points system as follows: 1 point per pin 20 points per win 10 points each per tied match 5 points for a game between 200-249 10 points for a game between 250-300 Stage 3 - Semi Finals (Top 8)
A round robin of ene-game matches (bowled matchplay style) among the top eight players from Stage 2, starting from scratch, utilising special points system mentioned above. Stage 4 - Grand Finals (Top 5)
A one game step-ladder final in which No. 5 bowls No. 4. the winner bowls No. 3 that winner bowls No. 2 and then challenges the No. 1 for the title.