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The duration
The duration
Duration

The game consists of four quarters of 10 minutes each.

There is a two minute interval between the first and second period, and also between the third and fourth period.

There is a 15-minute break at half-time.

If the game is tied after the fourth period, the game is continued with an extra period of five minutes.

Or with as many periods of five minutes as are necessary to break the tie.

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