Even though the European Championship got re-scheduled from 2018 to 2019 due to the 2020 Olympics, two European Championships B-Pool will be played this summer. The tournaments are slated to commence on Monday, July 24 in Belgrade, Serbia and Miejska Gorka, Poland.
Six teams at each site will compete for first place and a shot at the A-Pool. Ukraine and Greece were relegated last year in Hoofddorp and hope to re-qualify. From Monday to Friday a round robin will be played. The best two teams will advance to the final on Saturday.
In Belgrade Bulgaria, Austria, Switzerland, Israel, Greece and Serbia are competing. In Miejska Gorka Ukraine, Slovakia, Lithuania, Belarus, Poland and Russia will be the participants. Live play by play will be provided from each game through www.baseballstats.eu MSCTV.pl will live stream all games from Miejska Gorka through YouTube.