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WBSC Premier 12 (provisional name) 2015/11/8~20

Top 12 countries from WBSC baseball rankings compete to determine the No.1 Baseball Country

Tournament Summary

Host WBSC
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.

PARTNERS

DIAMOND PARTNERS

  • NIPPON EXPRESS
  • asics
  • GungHo

OFFICIAL PARTNERS

  • NISSAN
  • SAVAS
  • Asahi Breweries, Ltd.
  • eneos
  • JTB
  • Yahoo! JAPAN
  • sportsnavi
  • OFFICIAL TICKETING PARTNER

    LAWSONticket
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  • OFFICIAL SUIT PARTNER

    UNIQLO