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?

Angkor War in Cambodia
Credit: Vicky Tao

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

MSC 2023 knockout stage bracket
Screenshot by Jules Elona/ONE Esports
Fire Flux Impunity
EVO Esports
Fenix Esports
RSG Slate SG
EVOS Legends
ONIC Esports
BURN X Flash
Blacklist International
Team Occupy

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

MSC 2023 logo
Credit: Moonton

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.

Group stage

Day 1 (June 10)

ONIC Esports3 p.m. GMT +8BURN X Flash
ECHO5:30 p.m. GMT +8EVO Esports
Fenix Esports8 p.m. GMT+ 8EVOS Legends

Day 2 (June 11)

TODAK3 p.m. GMT +8Team Occupy
Fenix Esports5:30 p.m. GMT +8RSG Slate SG
ECHO8 p.m. GMT+ 8Fire Flux Impunity

Day 3 (June 12)

RSG Slate SG3 p.m. GMT +8EVOS Legends
ONIC Esports5:30 p.m. GMT +8Outplay
Blacklist International8 p.m. GMT+ 8Team Occupy

Day 4 (June 13)

Fire Flux Impunity3 p.m. GMT +8EVO Esports
Outplay5:30 p.m. GMT +8BURN X Flash
TODAK8 p.m. GMT+ 8Blacklist International

MSC 2023 qualified teams

ECHOMPL PH Season 11 champion
Blacklist InternationalMPL PH Season 11 runner-up
ONIC EsportsMPL ID Season 11 champion
EVOS LegendsMPL ID Season 11 runner-up
TODAKMPL MY Season 11 champion
RSG Slate SGMPL SG Season 5 champion
Burn x Flash MPL KH Spring Split 2023
Team OccupyMPL MENA Spring Split 2023
Fenix EsportsMyanmar qualifier
OutplayNACT Spring 2023
Fire Flux ImpunityMTC Turkiye Championship Season 1
EVO EsportsMekong qualifier

Where to watch?

Latest MSC winners, MSC 2022's RSG PH
Credit: Moonton

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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