This tournament is scheduled from 7 to 23 may 2021, and it will be Belarus and Latvia. According to the IIHF website, the Russian team will play in group A, whose matches will be held in Minsk. Contenders of Russians will be hockey players of Sweden, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Slovakia, Denmark, Belarus and the UK.

the Group will hold matches in Riga. It will play team Canada, Finland, USA, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Italy and Kazakhstan. Group meeting will be held in Riga.

In 2020 the world championship, which was held in Switzerland, was canceled because of a pandemic coronavirus.