The Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) 2022 is kicking off on Saturday (11 June), featuring 12 of the best Mobile Legends teams from all across Southeast Asia battling from 11 to 19 June in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a cut of the tournament's US$300,000 prize pool.
Here's everything you need to know about MSC 2022:
The 12 participating teams in MSC 2022 are comprised of the most recent seasonal champions and runners-up for the Mobile Legends Professional Leagues (MPL) in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Cambodia as well as two qualified teams from Myanmar and Thailand.
Here's the full list of teams in MSC 2022:
RSG PH - MPL PH Season 9 champions
Omega Esports - MPL PH Season 9 runners-up
RRQ Hoshi - MPL ID Season 9 champions
ONIC Esports - MPL ID Season 9 runners-up
TODAK - MPL MY Season 9 champions
Orange Esports - MPL MY Season 9 runners-up
RSG SG - MPL SG Season 3 champions
EVOS SG - MPL SG Season 3 runners-up
Impunity KH - MPL KH Spring champions
See You Soon - MPL KH Spring runners-up
Mekong (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos) qualifier:
MSC 2022 is split into two stages: the Group Stage and the Playoffs.
The tournament will kick off with the Group Stage from 11 to 12 June. The 12 teams have been divided into four groups of three teams each and will compete in a single round robin with best-of-two matches. The top two teams in each group will advance to the Playoffs while the third-placed teams will be eliminated.
Here are the groupings for the Group Stage:
See You Soon
Once the Group Stage has concluded, there will be a one-day break before the Playoffs begin on 14 June. The Playoffs will be a double-elimination bracket, where all the qualified teams will start in the upper bracket.
Where to watch
The participating countries in the tournament will also have their own official broadcasts on their respective MPL Facebook pages and YouTube channels.
Fans in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia can also catch the action in-person at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre. To purchase your tickets, check the official MSC 2022 tournament page here.