A couple of days before the start of the 18U Baseball World Cup in Taichung (August 30 to September 8), the schedule got released. European Baseball will be represented by Italy and the Czech Republic. Overall 12 teams are participating including record title holder Cuba and defending champion USA. Games will be played at three different venues in Taichung and Dou-Liou. European champion Italy takes on Korea on day one, the Czech Republic squares off with Venezuela. A complete schedule is available for download.
- Group A: Canada, Chinese Taipei, Czech Republic, Japan, Mexico, Venezuela
- Group B: Australia, Colombia, Cuba, Italy, Korea, USA
Complete coverage of the 18U Baseball World Cup at www.18ubaseballworldcup.org