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

Tuesday (January 19):

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

Wednesday (January 20):

  • Runner-up Group A vs Rank 3 Group C (1 p.m.)
  • 3rd Place Group A vs Runner-up Group C (3 p.m.)
  • Runner-up Group B vs 3rd Place Group D (5 p.m.)
  • 3rd Place Group B vs Runner-up Group D (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):

  • Match 1: Lower Bracket – Bo3 (11 a.m.)
  • Match 2: Lower Bracket – Bo3 (1.45 p.m.)
  • Match 3: Upper Bracket – Bo3 (4.15 p.m.)
  • Match 4: Upper Bracket – Bo3 (6.45 p.m.)

Saturday (January 23):

  • Match 5: Lower Bracket – Bo3 (11 a.m.)
  • Match 6: Lower Bracket – Bo3 (1:15 p.m.)
  • Match 7: Upper Bracket – Bo3 (3:45 p.m.)
  • Match 8: Upper Bracket – Bo3 (7:45 p.m.)

Sunday (January 24):

  • Match 9: Lower Bracket Final – Bo5 (11:00 a.m.)
  • Grand Final – Bo7 (6:00 p.m.)

Catch the action live on Moonton’s official channels.

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