M4 World Championship: Teams and storylines to search for
Printed: Dec 10, 2022 12:55 pm
Up to date: Dec 10, 2022 12:57 pm
The teams have been drawn because the M4 in Jakarta inches closers.
The Cellular Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) M4 World Championship is about to occur from Jan. 1 to fifteen. The highest 16 groups from all over the world will fly to the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, to compete within the LAN match for the title of world champions. Including to the stakes, a prize pool of $800,000 is on the road.
Forward of the anticipated match, MOONTON held a gaggle draw to seed the 16 groups into 4 teams of 4 groups every. No workforce is eradicated within the group stage of the competitors however there’s nonetheless loads on the road as the highest two groups will make it to the higher bracket whereas the underside two must struggle within the decrease bracket.
M4 World Championship: Teams and groups revealed
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The group stage will happen from Jan. 1 to 4. The 16 groups have been evenly cut up into 4 teams. Every group will compete in a single round-robin BO1 format. The M4 World Championship teams are as follows:
Blacklist Worldwide Burn x Workforce FlashFalcon EsportsIncendio Supremacy
Malvinas Gaming MDH EsportsONIC EsportsTODAK
ECHO Occupy ThronesRRQ HoshiRSG Singapore
RRQ AkiraS11 Gaming ArgentinaTeam HAQ The Valley
The storylines to be careful for in M4 World Championship Group Stage
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Whereas the teams are fairly balanced, there are two key storylines to emerge within the group stage.
The primary is Group B which has the Indonesian champions and residential workforce, Onic Esports, together with Malaysia’s second seeds, TODAK.
Whereas Onic are one of many favorites to take residence the M4 World Championship crown, TODAK have proven all year long that they could be a pressure to be reckoned with as properly. The workforce gained the MPL Malaysia earlier this yr and got here second within the earlier season.
Nevertheless, it was their efficiency within the recently-concluded ONE Esports MPL Invitational which obtained eyeballs turning to them. They had been in a position to make their all by means of to the semifinals the place they fell to ONIC Esports in an intense 2-0 collection. On the M4 World Championship’s group stage, they now have an opportunity for vengeance.
The opposite key storyline is in Group D the place Brazil’s RRQ Akira, LATAM’s S11 Gaming Argentina, Malaysia’s Workforce HAQ, and the North American champions Workforce Valley have been drawn into one group.
With three groups from the Americas in the identical group, it can absolutely be a struggle between continents. The vast majority of Workforce Valley constitutes BTK, which positioned third within the M3 final yr. Nevertheless, RRQ Akira and S11 Gaming have dominated regionally and shall be seeking to replicate that within the Group Stage.
The Valley gained the NA Qualifier (Picture through MOONTON)
The favourite to high the group are the Malaysian first seeds Workforce HAQ. However, NA followers shall be hoping that Workforce Valley pulls a efficiency like final yr and begins inflicting upsets within the group stage itself.
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