The 2018 Fifa World Cup kicks off at 10pm on Thursday June 14 when hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia and 63 games later two teams will meet in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium for the final. Here in Hong Kong local fans will get to see 19 games for free on Viu TV (channel 99) while the whole tournament will be broadcast on Now TV’s dedicated World Cup 2018 channels (channels 618 and 619). The kick-off times in Hong Kong are below with the free-to-air games in bold. Download and print your free World Cup chart here As for the tournament itself, fans will want to look out for the favourites Brazil who are paying $5.50 and holders Germany at $6. Spain are $7.5, France at $8.5 and Argentina are $11. Bookmark this schedule as it will be updated as the tournament progresses. Thursday June 14 Russia v Saudi Arabia (group A) – 11pm Friday June 15 Egypt v Uruguay (A) – 8pm Morocco v Iran (B) – 11pm Saturday June 16 Portugal v Spain (B) – 2am France v Australia (C) – 6pm Argentina v Iceland (D) – 9pm Sunday June 17 Peru v Denmark (C) – midnight Croatia v Nigeria (D) – 3am Costa Rica v Serbia (E) – 8pm Germany v Mexico (F) – 11pm Monday June 18 Brazil v Switzerland (E) – 2am Sweden v South Korea (F) – 8pm Belgium v Panama (G) – 11pm Tuesday June 19 Tunisia v England (G) – 2am Colombia v Japan (H) – 8pm Poland v Senegal (H) – 11pm Wednesday June 20 Russia v Egypt (A) – 2am Portugal v Morocco (B) – 8pm Uruguay v Saudi Arabia (A) – 11pm Thursday June 21 Iran v Spain (B) – 2am Denmark v Australia (C) – 8pm France v Peru (C) – 11pm Friday June 22 Argentina v Croatia (D) – 2am Brazil v Costa Rica (E) – 8pm Nigeria v Iceland (D) – 11pm Saturday June 23 Serbia v Switzerland (E) – 2am Belgium v Tunisia (G) – 8pm South Korea v Mexico (F) – 11pm Sunday June 24 Germany v Sweden (F) – 2am England v Panama (G) – 8pm Japan v Senegal (H) – 11pm Monday June 25 Poland v Colombia (H) – 2am Uruguay v Russia (A) – 10pm Saudi Arabia v Egypt (A) – 10pm Tuesday June 26 Spain v Morocco (B) – 2am Iran v Portugal (B) – 2am Denmark v France (C) – 10pm Australia v Peru (C) – 10pm Wednesday June 27 Nigeria v Argentina (D) – 2am Iceland v Croatia (D) – 2am South Korea v Germany (F) – 10pm Mexico v Sweden (F) – 10pm Thursday June 28 Serbia v Brazil (E) – 2am Switzerland v Costa Rica (E) – 2am Japan v Poland (H) – 10pm Senegal v Colombia (H) – 10pm Friday June 29 England v Belgium (G) – 2am Panama v Tunisia (G) – 2am Knockout stages Saturday June 30 Game 50: France v Argentina – 10pm Sunday July 1 Game 49: Uruguay v Portugal – 2am Game 51: Spain v Russia – 10pm Monday July 2 Game 52: Croatia v Denmark – 2am Game 53: Brazil v Mexico – 10pm Tuesday July 3 Game 54: Belgium v Japan – 2am Game 55: Sweden v Switzerland – 10pm Wednesday July 4 Game 56: Colombia v England – 2am Quarter-finals Friday July 6 Game 57: Urugauay v France – 10pm Saturday July 7 Game 59: Belgium v Brazil – 2am Game 60: Sweden v England – 10pm Sunday July 8 Game 59: Russia v Croatia – 2am Semi-finals Wednesday July 11 France v Belgium – 2am Thursday July 12 Croatia v England – 2am Third-place play-off Saturday July 14 Losers of two semi-finals – 10pm Final Sunday July 15 Winners of two semi-finals – 11pm Stick with scmp.com’s World Cup coverage for everything you need from Russia and details of how to enjoy the games here in Hong Kong.