The 2018 European Champions Cup will start on Wednesday in Rotterdam with the final scheduled for Sunday. Curacao Neptunus and its Family Stadium – home of the World Port Tournament – will be the hosts of the top event in European club baseball. One game each day will also be played in Capelle Ijssel, home of the Euro Stars.
Defending champion Curacao Neptunus (NED) is slotted into group B at the European Champions Cup together with T&A San Marino (SMA), Unipol Bologna (BOL) and Draci Brno (CZE). Group A consists of L&D Amsterdam (NED), Heidenheim Heidekoepfe (GER), ASD Rimini (ITA) and Rouen Huskies (FRA).
From Wednesday to Friday a single round robin will be played with the top two teams of each group qualifying for the semi-finals on Saturday. The final will be played on Sunday at 6pm CET. The federation of the team finishing in eighth place in the final standings will be relegated to the CEB Cup in 2019.
Schedule Day 1:
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