Starting tomorrow, five countries will participate on the 7th East Asian Cup Women’s Softball Game, scheduled to be played in Nantou City, Taiwan from 12-15 June. No. 2 Japan, No. 5 Chinese Taipei, No. 12 China, No. 23 Korea, and No. 43 Hong Kong will play 10 round robin games in Nantou Country Baseball Field, with the top four advancing to the page playoffs.

The tournament will serve as a preparation for some of the most important international events in the near future: the WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship 2018 and the Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018.

Three of these five nations will participate in the WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship 2018 representing Asia. China, Chinese Taipei and Japan (host) will fight for the title of World Champions from 2-12 August in Chiba.

Besides, China, Chinese Taipei, Japan and Korea (along with host Indonesia and Philippines) will play the softball competition of the Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018, a six-team competition scheduled to take place from 19-24 August in the GBK Softball field.

Japan has won the first six editions of the East Asian Cup, an annual women’s softball event with the host location set on rotational basis. Last year the tournament was held in Hirosaki City, Japan, and the home team defeated Chinese Taipei by a score of 8-0.

ROUND ROBIN SCHEDULE

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Time

Game

Match

9:00

1

CHN

vs

HKG

11:00

2

JPN

vs

TPE

13:00

3

KOR

vs

CHN

15:00

4

JPN

vs

HKG

 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Time

Game

Match

8:30

5

CHN

vs

JPN

10:40

OPENING CEREMONY

11:00

6

TPE

vs

KOR

14:00

7

HKG

vs

TPE

16:00

8

KOR

vs

JPN

 

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Time

Game

Match

9:00

9

HKG

vs

KOR

11:00

10

TPE

vs

CHN

14:00

P1

Round Robin 1

vs

Round Robin 2

16:00

P2

Round Robin 3

vs

Round Robin 4

 

Friday, June 15, 2018

Time

Game

Match

11:00

P3

Loser P1

vs

Winner P2

14:00

P4

Winner P1

vs

Winner P3

16:00

PRIZE AWARD & CLOSING CEREMONY