Chicago and Philadelphia are set to play in the Little League World Series on Thursday night for the right to play in the U.S. Championship.
The teams–Jackie Robinson West of Chicago and Taney Youth Baseball Association of Philadelphia–are set to start playing at 7:30 p.m. EDT.
The game will be broadcast on ESPN.
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The winner of this game goes on to face the Mountain Ridge team out of Las Vegas in the U.S. Championship on Saturday afternoon.
The winner of that match will face the winner of the International Championship in the World Series Championship (the final-final) on Sunday afternoon. The winner of that game will be crowned the winner of the entire 2014 LLWS.
Mountain Ridge is the only undefeated team left in the U.S. bracket. Jackie Robinson is 3-1 while Taney Youth is 2-1.
Mountain Ridge beat Jackie Robinson earlier in the tournament, 13-2. It also beat Taney Youth earlier in the tournament, 8-1.
On the international side, Tokyo Kitasuna of Japan beat Guadalupe Linda Vista of Mexico on Thursday. Now Tokyo Kitasuna will face Seoul LL of South Korea in the International Championship. Seoul LL beat Tokyo Kitasuna earlier in the tournament, 4-2.
Tokyo Kitasuna won the tournament in 2012, and also won back in 2001. Musashi Fuchu of Japan won last year’s tournament over Chula Vista of California.
The United States last won the tournament when Huntington Beach of California took the title in 2011.
A team outside California, Hawaii, and Georgia in the U.S. hasn’t won the tournament since 2002.