Individual game tickets for World Baseball Classic games in Phoenix, Arizona (First Round) and Miami, Florida (Second Round) will go on sale Saturday, January 26, World Baseball Classic, Inc. announced today. Tickets for First Round games in Fukuoka, Japan and Second Round games in Tokyo, Japan will go on sale February 2. Tickets for Taichung, Taiwan and San Juan, Puerto Rico (First Round) and the Championship Round in San Francisco, CA are on sale now.

The First Round will feature a round-robin format with the top two teams at each venue advancing to one of two Second Round pools. Pool A, which will be played at the Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome from Saturday, March 2nd – Wednesday, March 6th, will include the countries of Brazil, China, Cuba and Japan. The opening game at the venue on March 2nd will feature two-time defending champion Japan vs. newcomer and Qualifier victor Brazil, managed by Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, at 7:00 p.m. (all times local).