The next edition of the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship is around the corner. It is going to hold on the 8th of May and to conclude on the 24th of May 2020 in Switzerland. The choice of the venue was announced on 15th of May 2015,
Where IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship 2020 hold
The event is going to hold in Zurich which is the capital of Switzerland. This tournament will hold between 8 to 24th of May. Participants of the tournament include the host Switzerland. The country qualified because they are the host of that tournament. Apart from the host country, the other 14 participants who are at the top placement at the end of 2019 IIHF competition include the following country:
- Czech Republic
- Great Britain
The other two countries qualified for that tournament because of their participation in the 2019 events and they include the following countries Kazakhstan, and Belarus.
Seeding and the competition of the event are based on the previous arrangement that was done in the 2019 IIHF world ranking. The ranking was done at the end of the 2019 World Championship and the arrangement was also based on the Serpentine arrangement. There are two groups and these are Group A and Group B. Group A teams are based in Lausanne which is one of the venues the competition is to take place.
Those in that Group include
- Czech Republic
- Great Britain
Group B venue is Zurich and that is where countries like
- United States
These are the two groups and the preliminaries of that event would be as announced earlier in the year 2019. The tournament will kick off on the 8th of May and that means that the first match is to take place on that day.
How to Watch IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship 2020 Live Stream
There are different ways to watch the next edition of the IIHF tournament. Some of them are paid options while there are lots of free options available to fans. If you want to get the best of that competition then you can choose any of the paying viewing options.
The event is to show live to many countries of the world especially those nations that are taken part in that tournament. The option to choose depends on your country of residence and the different viewing or streaming options available to you.
Some of the streaming options include television satellite and cable subscriptions. These are available on different television stations and it depends on the television channels you want to use. Most of the television stations in the world are going to air that program.
Globally fans are going to watch the events through the IIHF and it would also be available on YouTube channel. YouTube channels for those who would have the signals free. Other channels are also available and it depends on the country you want to watch that event.
Fans in the UK would watch those matches through FreeSport and it is free if they decide to use the Eurosport channel. In the same way, the matches would be available for the Canadian based fan and it has to be on the TSN.
Finland would watch it through two channels and the channels are Eurosport and MTV3. Germans would not find it hard to watch it as it would be available in Eurosport channels as well as the RTL. Swedish fans would switch to Eurosport and so on.
If you are in the US, you can watch the matches through satellite and cable communication. However, many people do not want to go through cables and as a result, they would like to watch those games on the internet. There are lots of internet options for people who do not want to use cables for this includes Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, Fubo Television, Hulu TV live as well as YouTube and several other online streaming channels. It is left for you to choose the best streaming option to choose from.
Most people who want to watch that event may not have the money to subscribe to a paid option. This is not an issue because most of the streaming channels would like to show those matches live free. If you want to watch them free, then you can subscribe to any of the online streaming channels. This is because these streaming channels do allow for free use. This is good but the annoying thing about it is that there could be ads.
IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Broadcasting Channels
IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship is going to available in many parts of the world. It is going to be available courtesy of the official broadcasting channels which is the NFL Network. If you reside in any part of the world where you would get signals from the network, then you can access the network and that means that you are going to watch that tournament without difficulties. If you are located within the US where you can watch NHL Networks, then you use can watch it through any of the streaming channels that were reviewed above. The fact remains that there are plenty of options that are available for anybody who wants to watch that international Ice Hockey tournament competition.
However, remember that this channel requires a subscription before you can use it. If you can get that subscription package, then you can watch any of the matches you want.
If you do not have access to those channels because of geo-restriction, hope is not lost for you. All you can do to have access to those networks is to use a VPN package. There are different VPN service providers out there and you can choose any of them. These VPN packages are going to assist you to block any form of restrictions. With the VPN and DNS services, you can watch that tournament online without difficulties. Look for those VPN services that offer free trial services.
The next edition of the IIHF ice hockey championship is around the corner. If you are a fan, you are not going to find it hard to watch the tournament because there are lots of options available to you. some of these are free options. There are paid options as well.