The schedule has been confirmed for the 2023 IIHF World Championship Division I Group A at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham.

Great Britain, Italy, Lithuania, Korea, Poland and Romania make up the six-team group, with the tournament taking place from 29th April to 5th May 2023.

GB start their campaign against Korea on Saturday 29th April (19:30 face-off), before going head-to-head with Poland the following day (16:00).

After a rest day, Lithuania are GB’s opponents on Tuesday 2nd May (19:30) and Pete Russell’s side face Romania 24 hours later (19:30).

GB and Italy play the final game of the tournament on Friday 5th May (19:30).

The teams finishing first and second in the group will be promoted to play in the 2024 top-level World Championship in Prague and Ostrava in Czechia.

Tickets will go on sale in November with information and prices to be announced shortly.

IIHF World Championship Division I Group A schedule

Saturday 29th April 
Poland v Lithuania – 12:30
Romania v Italy – 16:00
Korea v Great Britain – 19:30

Sunday 30th April 
Lithuania v Romania – 12:30
Great Britain v Poland – 16:00
Italy v Korea – 19:30

Tuesday 2nd May
Romania v Korea – 12:30
Italy v Poland – 16:00
Great Britain v Lithuania – 19:30

Wednesday 3rd May 
Korea v Poland – 12:30
Lithuania v Italy – 16:00
Great Britain v Romania – 19:30

Friday 5th May
Poland v Romania – 12:30
Lithuania v Korea – 16:00
Italy v Great Britain – 19:30