On June 2, JYP Entertainment announced that ITZY will hold their first world tour. On June 16, the poster of “ITZY THE 1ST WORLD TOUR CHECKMATE” was posted and the tour plan was officially announced.
In the poster Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong and Yuna drew attention with their confident charm like a player in a chess game.
The five members will kick off their first world tour on Aug 6 and 7 at SK Olympic Handball Stadium in Seoul Olympic Park.
And ITZY plan to meet fans on October 26 (local time) at YouTube Theater in Los Angeles, on October 29 at Arizona Federal Theatre in Phoenix, on November 1 at The Pavilion At Toyota Music Factory in Dallas, on November 3 at Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land in Houston, on November 5 at Fox Theatre in Atlanta, on November 7 at Rosemont Theatre in Chicago, on November 10 at MGM Music Hall at Fenway in Boston, on November 13 at Hulu Theater in New York.
Meanwhile ITZY will release new mini album “CHECKMATE” at 1pm KST on July 15 to make a surprise comeback.