I not against Czechia and so on.
I think, that 8 additional places should BE EARNED, to not receive automatically
I think, that it is necessary to play qualifying tournaments, in which these countries should in struggle receive these places in tournament.
I have specified as it I see here:
http: // www.baseball-fever.com/showthread.php?t=88632
I think, that is necessary to play 1 round - 4 groups with in each 6 teams( total 60 games), it's better than 6 groups with 4 teams in each group (36 games).
More games - the better tournament. In baseball it is possible to play EACH day (as against soccers)