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Chung Nam (B) Little League from South Chungcheong, South Korea celebrates their spot in the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series as the Asia-Pacific Region Champions. Source: Little League Baseball®

HWASEONG, SOUTH KOREA – Chung Nam (B) Little League from South Chungcheong, South Korea, has officially earned a spot in the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series as the Asia-Pacific Region Champion after a 7-2 victory over Chinese-Taipei, becoming the first team from outside of Seoul to earn a bid.

Chung Nam Little League went undefeated in the Asia-Pacific region tournament, outscoring their opponents 78-8 over the course of seven games. Chung Nam (B) LL will be the seventh team from South Korea to be heading to Williamsport, five of which came in the last six years.

Last year’s team from South Korea finished as the runner-up in the Championship Game against Honolulu (Hawaii) Little League.

South Korea will begin their journey in the 2019 Little League Baseball World Series against the Latin America Region Champions on Thursday, August 15, at 5 p.m. in Volunteer Stadium.

Spanning the course of 10 days, 32 games will be played in the 2019 Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, culminating in the Championship Game, which is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 25.

For more information on the 2019 Little League Baseball World Series, visitLittleLeague.org/WorldSeries.