The M2 Mobile Legends World Championship 2020 tournament will start next week on January 18, live from Singapore. There are 12 teams competing in M2. They are:

  • Alter Ego (Indonesia)
  • RRQ Hoshi (Indonesia)
  • OMEGA Esports (Philippines)
  • Bren Esports (Philippines)
  • RSG (Singapore)
  • EVOS SG (Singapore)
  • Todak (Malaysia)
  • Burmese Ghouls (Myanmar)
  • Impunity KH (Cambodia)
  • 10S Gaming Frost (Japan)
  • DreamMax (Brazil)
  • Unique Devu (Russia)

Moonton held a draw for the group phase to divide the 12 teams into four groups. Here are the results:

Group A
Burmese Ghouls
RSG
Unique Devu

Group B
Todak
OMEGA Esports
Impunity KH

Group C
Bren Esports
Alter Ego
10S Gaming Frost

Group D
RRQ Hoshi
EVOS SG
DreamMax

Based on the group stage schedule, M2 will start at 10 a.m. on the first and second day as there are six matches. On the first day, all matches will only involve teams from Group A. Teams from Group C and D will compete the next day.

Wednesday, January 20, marks the start of the second phase of the group stage. As such, the matches will begin at 1 p.m., as only four matches will be played on that day.

After the first two days of competition, only the top team in each group will qualify for the playoffs. Teams in second and third place will collectively fight for the remaining four slots.



Here is the full schedule for the group stage, all times in GMT+8:

Monday (January 18):

  • Group B Match 1: OMEGA Esports 2 – 0 Todak (10 a.m.)
  • Group A Match 1: Burmese Ghouls 2 – 0 Unique Devu (12 p.m.)
  • Group B Match 2: Todak 2 – 0 Impunity KH (2 p.m.)
  • Group A Match 2: RSG 2 – 1 Unique Devu (4 p.m.)
  • Group B Match 3: OMEGA Esports 2 – 0 Impunity KH (6 p.m.)
  • Group A Match 3: Burmese Ghouls 2 – 1 RSG (8 p.m.)

Tuesday (January 19):

  • Group C Match 1: Alter Ego 2 – 0 10S Gaming Frost (10 a.m.)
  • Group D Match 1: EVOS SG 2 – 0 DreamMax (12 p.m.)
  • Group C Match 2: Bren Esports 2 – 0 10S Gaming Frost (2 p.m.)
  • Group D Match 2: RRQ Hoshi 2 – 0 DreamMax (4 p.m.)
  • Group C Match 3: Bren Esports 2 – 0 Alter Ego (6 p.m.)
  • Group D Match 3: RRQ Hoshi 2 – 1 EVOS SG (8 p.m.)

Wednesday (January 20):

  • 10s Gaming Frost 2 – 1 RSG (1 p.m.)
  • Alter Ego 2 – 0 Unique Devu (3 p.m.)
  • Todak 2 – 1 DreamMax (5 p.m.)
  • EVOS SG 2 – 0 Impunity KH (7 p.m.)

The playoffs will be held for three days from January 22 to 24. The matches will start at 11 a.m., with four best-of-three (Bo3) matches. The final day will present two matches, namely the lower bracket final (Bo5) and the Grand Final (Bo7).

The following is the complete schedule for the playoffs:

Friday (January 22):

  • Lower Bracket Match 1: 10S Gaming Frost 0 – 2 Alter Ego (11 a.m.)
  • Lower Bracket Match 2: Todak 2– 0 EVOS SG (1:45 p.m.)
  • Upper Bracket Match 3: Burmese Ghouls 2 – 0 Bren Esports (4:15 p.m.)
  • Upper Bracket Match 4: OMEGA Esports 0 – 2 RRQ Hoshi (6:45 p.m.)

Saturday (January 23):

  • Lower Bracket Match 5: OMEGA Esports 0 – 2 Alter Ego
  • Lower Bracket Match 6: Bren Esports 2 – 1 Todak
  • Upper Bracket Match 7: Burmese Ghouls 3 – 2 RRQ Hoshi – Bo5
  • Lower Bracket Match 8: Alter Ego 1 – 2 Bren Esports

Sunday (January 24):

  • Match 9 (Lower Bracket Final): RRQ Hoshi 1 – 3 Bren Esports
  • Grand Final: Burmese Ghouls vs Bren Esports – Bo7 (6:00 p.m.)

Catch the action live on Moonton’s official channels.

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