The national teams of the Dominican Republic (visitors) and Japan (home) will officially open the competition at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium on Wednesday, 28 July, at 12:00 p.m. JST.
The tournament will then shift to the main venue, Yokohama Stadium, which is home to the Yokohama DeNA BayStars of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).
DATE Game Time Venue
Wed, 28 Jul: DOM vs. JPN 12:00 p.m. Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
Thu, 29 Jul: ISR vs. KOR 7:00 p.m. Yokohama Stadium
Fri, 30 Jul: MEX vs. DOM 12:00 p.m. Yokohama Stadium
USA vs ISR 7:00 p.m. Yokohama Stadium
Sat, 31 Jul: JPN vs. MEX 12:00 p.m. Yokohama Stadium
KOR vs. USA 7:00 p.m. Yokohama Stadium
The group stage results will only determine the seeding for the knockout stage.
The knockout stage (1-4 August) will feature a double-elimination format. The first-place teams from the group stage will skip the first round of games. Second- and third-place finishers will compete in the first round to access the winners' part of the draw.