DATES CONFIRMED FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENTS

The dates have been officially unveiled for next season’s IIHF World Championship tournaments at all levels and age groups.

The announcement comes on the back of the IIHF confirming last week that the World Championship – which GB Men will take part in for a second successive season – will run from 21st May to 6th June 2021.

Great Britain Women will travel to Jaca in Spain from 10th to 16th April 2021 for the Division II Group A World Championship.

The Division II Group A World Championship involving Great Britain Under-20s will take place from 8th to 14th February 2021 in Brasov, Romania.

Great Britain Under-18s’ trip to Tallinn in Estonia for the World Championship Division II Group A will take place from 4th to 10th April 2021.

And as confirmed last week, Dumfries in Scotland will host the Division II Group A tournament – involving Great Britain Under-18 Women – from 19th to 22nd January 2021.

Please note these dates are subject to change and all tournaments are subject to government restrictions being lifted in the various countries.

Full tournament list and teams below…

Great Britain Men – World Championship
Venue for GB: Minsk, Belarus (Group A). Tournament dates: 21st May-6th June 2021
Group A teams: Russia, Sweden, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Slovakia, Denmark, Belarus, Great Britain

GB Women – World Championship Division II Group A
Venue: Jaca, Spain. Dates: 10th-16th April 2021
Teams: Latvia, Great Britain, Spain, Mexico, DPR Korea, Chinese Taipei

GB Under-20s Men – World Championship Division II Group A
Venue: Brasov, Romania. Dates: 8th-14th February 2021
Teams: Italy, Great Britain, Lithuania, Romania, Spain, Korea

GB Under-18s Men – World Championship Division II Group A
Venue: Tallinn, Estonia. Dates: 4th-10th April 2021
Teams: Great Britain, Lithuania, Estonia, Romania, Korea, Serbia

GB Under-18s Women – World Championship Division II Group A
Venue: Dumfries, Great Britain. Dates: 19th-22nd January 2021
Teams: Great Britain, Netherlands, Australia, Spain