Division III started yesterday in Sofia, Bulgaria. Mexico is the top seed of the tournament after being relegated from Division II Group B. New Zealand is the lowest seed after losing the seventh place game against South Africa in last years Division III tournament.

- Tournament page: https://www.iihf.com/en/events/2020/wm20iii
- Livestreaming: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNT...riUlqHQ/videos

On Day 1 Turkey and Mexico both picked up shutouts, Australia got a decent win over South Africa and Iceland had a narrow win over host Bulgaria.

- Turkey 3-0 Chinese Taipei
- Australia 6-1 South Africa
- Mexico 5-0 New Zealand
- Bulgaria 3-4 Iceland

Group A standings
1. Mexico - 3pts
2. Iceland - 3pts
3. Bulgaria - 0pts
4. New Zealand - 0pts

Group B standings
1. Australia - 3pts
2. Turkey - 3pts
3. Chinese Taipei - 0pts
4. South Africa - 0pts