Updated on May 26, 6:30 p.m. (GMT+8): Added format and group stage schedule.
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup 2023 (MSC 2023) will kick off in June in the Kingdom of Wonder, Cambodia.
New teams and regions will be joining the tournament for the first time, including countries outside of Southeast Asia such as North America, Turkey, and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will participate.
Here’s everything you need to know about the tournament, including its tournament format, schedule, results, and where to watch.
What is MSC 2023?
The annual Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) has been running since 2017, featuring the best teams from Southeast Asia.
This year’s tournament will be even more exciting with teams from outside Southeast Asia joining for the first time, including North America, Turkey, and MENA.
Furthermore, the tournament will take place in Cambodia, the first time the tournament has been held there.
MSC 2023 format
|GROUP A||GROUP B||GROUP C||GROUP D|
Fire Flux Impunity
RSG Slate SG
BURN X Flash
The group stage will be played in a best-of-three, single-round robin format. Only the top two teams in each group will proceed to the knockout stage.
In the knockout stage, all the games will be played in a best-of-five, single-elimination format, except for the grand final, which will be a best-of-seven showdown.
MSC 2023 schedule
The group stage is scheduled to take place from June 10 to 13, with a one-day break on June 14.
After the group stage, the playoffs will begin on June 15 and continue until June 18.
Day 1 (June 10)
|ONIC Esports||3 p.m. GMT +8||BURN X Flash|
|ECHO||5:30 p.m. GMT +8||EVO Esports|
|Fenix Esports||8 p.m. GMT+ 8||EVOS Legends|
Day 2 (June 11)
|TODAK||3 p.m. GMT +8||Team Occupy|
|Fenix Esports||5:30 p.m. GMT +8||RSG Slate SG|
|ECHO||8 p.m. GMT+ 8||Fire Flux Impunity|
Day 3 (June 12)
|RSG Slate SG||3 p.m. GMT +8||EVOS Legends|
|ONIC Esports||5:30 p.m. GMT +8||Outplay|
|Blacklist International||8 p.m. GMT+ 8||Team Occupy|
Day 4 (June 13)
|Fire Flux Impunity||3 p.m. GMT +8||EVO Esports|
|Outplay||5:30 p.m. GMT +8||BURN X Flash|
|TODAK||8 p.m. GMT+ 8||Blacklist International|
MSC 2023 qualified teams
|ECHO||MPL PH Season 11 champion|
|Blacklist International||MPL PH Season 11 runner-up|
|ONIC Esports||MPL ID Season 11 champion|
|EVOS Legends||MPL ID Season 11 runner-up|
|TODAK||MPL MY Season 11 champion|
|RSG Slate SG||MPL SG Season 5 champion|
|Burn x Flash||MPL KH Spring Split 2023|
|Team Occupy||MPL MENA Spring Split 2023|
|Fenix Esports||Myanmar qualifier|
|Outplay||NACT Spring 2023|
|Fire Flux Impunity||MTC Turkiye Championship Season 1|
|EVO Esports||Mekong qualifier|
Where to watch?
All the games will be livestreamed on the official Mobile Legends: Bang Bang social media platforms.
Fans in Cambodia can watch the playoffs live at Aeon Mall Mean Chey in Cambodia. Tickets for the semifinal, third-place match, and grand final will be available starting May 26 through WOWNOW.
There will also be an early bird discount from April 22 to May 20, and another discount for those who will buy tickets during the MPL KH Spring Split 2023 playoffs.
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