We now know the teams that will be going up against each other in the group stage of the most-awaited M4 World Championship.

Sixteen of the best Mobile Legends: Bang Bang teams will converge in Indonesia from January 1 to 15 to determine who’s the best MLBB team in the world. In the group draw, all qualified teams were sorted into four groups with four teams each.

This year’s draw was hosted by former EVOS Legends stars and M1 World Championship champions Yurino “Donkey” Angkawidjaja and Eko “Oura” Julianto.

Here are the draw results for the group stage.

M4 World Championship group draw mechanics

M4 World Championship group draw qualified teams
Credit: Moonton

Snake seeding was used to determine the placements of teams.

Pool 1 consists of MPL PH Season 10 champion Blacklist International, MPL ID Season 10 champion ONIC Esports, MPL SG Season 4 champion RSG SG, and MPL MY Season 10 champion Team HAQ. The remaining 12 teams were placed in Pool 2.

Blacklist International
Team HAQ
ONIC Esports
Burn x Flash
Falcon Esports
Malvinas Gaming
S11 Argentina
Incendio Supremacy
MDH Esports
Occupy Thrones
RRQ Akira
RRQ Hoshi
The Valley

Teams from the same region, including MLSL teams S11 Argentina and Malvinas Gaming, cannot be drawn into the same group. Teams in Pool 1 also cannot be placed in the same group.

M4 group draw results

M4 World Championship logo
Credit: ONE Esports
Blacklist InternationalONIC EsportsRSG SGTeam HAQ
Incendio SupremacyTodakOccupy ThronesRRQ Akira
Falcon EsportsMalvinas GamingRRQ HoshiThe Valley
Burn x FlashMDH EsportsECHOS11 Argentina

The group stage will run from January 1 to 4, and the knockout stage from January 7 to 14.

The grand final will take place on January 15.

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