The Team of Coach Patrick Fischer hits to kick off at 8. May, in the Hallenstadion in Zurich on the five-time champion of Russia.
the next day, the duel with riser Kazakhstan is before Switzerland put in a first day of rest. The other opponents in the group stage: Finland (11.5.), Norway (14.5.), Italy (15.5.), Latvia (17.5.), USA (19.5.).
All Teams will play from 8. to 19. May, in their group a round against each other. The best four Teams in each group qualify for the quarter-finals. If the Nati for this K. o.-qualified round, it plays exclusively in Zurich. The semi-finals find on the 23. In may, the Finals on the 24. May in Zurich. (red)