TAICHUNG — Members of the media and fans worldwide can watch the 2019 WBSC Premier12 press conference live on Friday, 12 April, at 3:00 p.m Taipei Standard Time, via the official WBSC YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/wbsc.
Major announcements include revealing of the game schedules for Groups A and B, and presentations of the new Premier12 official promotional video and trophy.
The schedule for Group C will be revealed at a press conference on Monday, 15 April, in Seoul, Korea.
The II WBSC Premier12® 2019, which runs from 2-17 November and is a direct qualifier for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, will be the top event on this year’s international baseball calendar and will feature the 12 highest-ranked baseball nations in the world, including world No. 1 Japan, No. 2 United States, No. 3 Korea (defending Premier12 champion), No. 4 Chinese Taipei, No. 5 Cuba, No. 6 Mexico, No. 7 Australia, No. 8 Netherlands, No. 9 Venezuela, No. 10 Canada, No. 11 Puerto Rico and No. 12 Dominican Republic.
Previous WBSC Premier12 Announcements:
- Groups, locations revealed for WBSC Premier12 2019 major international baseball event
- World’s Top 12 nations qualified for WBSC Premier12 2019 major international baseball event
- WBSC Premier12 2019 to be played 2-17 November with Finals at Tokyo Dome
- Two teams from WBSC Premier12 2019 to qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball
- WBSC names SSK as Official Ball and Kit Supplier for flagship 2019 Premier12, 2020 Olympic Baseball and Baseball World Cups
- WBSC awards Premier12 2019/Olympic Qualifier hosting rights to Japan’s NPB for 2nd Round and Finals