All games took place either in the Hockey Stadion or on the Hockey Stadion Field No.2. Both of the field hockey grounds were near the Olympic Stadium located on the Reichssportfeld. The competition was held from 4 August 1936 to 15 August 1936. The field hockey matches saw a total attendance of 184,103 and 157,531 tickets were sold. Indian team scored 38 goals but only 1 goal was scored against them. British India were the Gold medalists.
Only a men's competition occurred that year.
The Indian team player Mirza Masood (a.k.a. Mirza Nasiruddin Masud ) describes the Indian hockey team's games in The World's Hockey Champions 1936 — , Model Press, Delhi (1937). The book includes several photographs.
(*) NOTE: There are only players counted, which participated in one game at least. The consolation rounds did not count.
There are only a few reserve players known. Five players from Belgium, three players from Denmark, and two players from Japan only competed in the consolation rounds, but not all their names are known.