Welcome to Day One action from the 2017 World Barista Championship! All times in Korea Standard Time (UTC +09). Follow @SprudgeLive on Twitter and @Sprudge on Instagram for live looks in at the action from Seoul.

Sprudge Live at the 2017 World Barista Championship in Seoul is produced in partnership with our sponsors at Urnex Brands, Nuova Simonelli, Acaia, Baratza, and Cafe Imports.

9:15am Srettakarn Veerakultevon, Factory Coffee, Thailand @bumbumbew
9:23am Dove Chen, Grey St Kitchen, New Zealand
9:31am Terence Tan, Santino Coffee Specialists, Singapore
10:01am Mary Portillo, Café Capucas, Honduras @maryportilloro1 @cafecapucas
10:09am Konstantinos Iatridis, Taf Coffee, Greece
10:17am Miki Suzuki, Maruyama Coffee, Japan @maruyama_coffee
10:47am Diego Campos, Amor Perfecto, Colombia
10:55am Hugh Kelly, ONA Coffee, Australia @onacoffee
11:03am Raimonds Zadvornovs, Kalve Coffee, Latvia
11:33am Michael Prem, Prem Frischkaffee, Austria
11:41am Axel Simón, Mare Terra Green Coffee, Spain @axel_shp @mareterra2003
11:49am Laurynas Arlauskas, Coffee Hill, Lithuania
12:19pm Natalia Piotrowska, Bless Coffee Roasters, Poland @nataliafilo5 @blesscoffee_
12:27pm Leo Moço, Barista Coffee Bar, Brazil
12:35pm Mai Eson, The Espresso Lab, United Arab Emirates @theespressolab
1:05pm Jarno Peräkylä, Bean & Burner, Finland @jarnoperae
1:13pm Paras Bindra, Travel Food Services, India @parasbindra @info_tfs
1:21pm Silvester Dan Samonte, El Union, Philippines @slysamonte
1:51pm Winston Thomas, Origin Coffee Roasting, South Africa @origincoffeesa
1:59pm Jorge Luis Paramo, Delafinca, Nicaragua
2:07pm Luis Feria, Mas Cafe, Mexico @luisferia
2:37pm Kyle Ramage, Black & White Coffee, USA @kyle_rampage
2:45pm Ariel Bravo, Cafering/La Máquina de Café, Costa Rica
2:53pm Melody Lu, Single Origin Espresso & Roast, Taiwan
3:23pm Chloe Jess Nattrass, Germany
3:31pm Evgeni Pinchukov, Kitchen Coffee Roasters, Belarus
3:39pm Jan Skerik, Double B Coffee & Tea, Czech Republic
4:09pm Nisan Agca, Turkey @nisanagca
4:17pm Dale Harris, Hasbean Coffee, United Kingdom @acousticcoffee @hasbean
4:25pm Yoshua Tanu, Common Grounds/St. Ali, Indonesia @ystanu @st_ali