WBSC Premier 12 (provisional name) 2015/11/8～20
|Location||Japan (Opening Game, 3rd Place Match, Semifinals, Finals)
Chinese-Taipei (First Round, Quarterfinals)
|Schedule||2015: Nov 8th (Sunday) – 21st (Saturday). Games held on 9 days. Total of 38 games.|
|Participating Countries and Regions (provisional)||Japan, Chinese-Taipei, America, Cuba, the Netherlands, Dominican Republic, Canada, Korea, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Italy, Mexico|
|Tournament Style||The first round divides the teams into two groups of 6 teams for round-robin play (every team plays every other team in the group.) The top 4 teams from each group advance to the quarterfinals for single-elimination play.|
|Tournament Regulations||No pitching restrictions
Rules are based on the Olympic Charter; possession of a valid passport is the eligibility qualification for participation.
Details about tournament regulations are to be announced at a later date.
※Schedule for group play and the tournament are to be announced at a later date.