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M3 World Championship: Schedule, results, format, prize pool, where to watch

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After the conclusion of ONE Esports’ MPL Invitational 2021Mobile Legends: Bang Bang fans are in for another action-packed month.

Moonton has officially announced the details and schedule for the upcoming Mobile Legends: Bang Bang’s M3 World Championship, the third iteration of the tournament.

The tournament is split into two stages: the group stage and the playoffs. 16 teams have been divided into 4 groups, determined by the group draw held on November 6. These teams will compete in a single round robin best-of-one format.

GROUP AGROUP BGROUP CGROUP D
Blacklist InternationalONIC EsportsEVOS SGTeam SMG
Red Canids KalungaONIC PHSeeYouSoonRRQ Hoshi
Malvinas GamingTodakNaviGX Squad
BedelVivo KeydBloodThirstyKingsRSG SG

The top two teams in each group will be placed in the upper bracket while the bottom two will proceed to the lower bracket.

All games in the upper bracket are best-of-fives, while the lower bracket will be played in best-of-threes until round three.

The games in the lower bracket starting in round three will be in a best-of-five format.

The grand final will be a best-of-seven series.

The group stage will run from December 6 to December 9.

The playoffs will take place from December 11 to December 18, and the grand final on December 19.

Here is the full group stage schedule.

Day 1 – Group A (December 6)

TEAMSSCHEDULETEAMS
Blacklist International2:00 p.m. GMT+8Red Canids Kalunga
Malvinas Gaming3:00 p.m. GMT+8Bedel
Blacklist International4:00 p.m. GMT+8Bedel
Red Canids Kalunga5:00 p.m. GMT+8Malvinas Gaming
Blacklist International6:00 p.m. GMT+8Malvinas Gaming
Red Canids Kalunga7:00 p.m. GMT+8Bedel

Day 2 – Group B (December 7)

TEAMSSCHEDULETEAMS
ONIC Esports2:00 p.m. GMT+8ONIC PH
Todak3:00 p.m. GMT+8Vivo Keyd
ONIC Esports4:00 p.m. GMT+8Vivo Keyd
ONIC PH5:00 p.m. GMT+8Todak
ONIC Esports6:00 p.m. GMT+8Todak
ONIC PH7:00 p.m. GMT+8Vivo Keyd

Day 3 – Group C (December 8)

TEAMSSCHEDULETEAMS
EVOS SG2:00 p.m. GMT+8SeeYouSoon
Navi3:00 p.m. GMT+8BloodThirstyKing
EVOS SG4:00 p.m. GMT+8BloodThirstyKing
SeeYouSoon5:00 p.m. GMT+8Navi
EVOS SG6:00 p.m. GMT+8Navi
SeeYouSoon7:00 p.m. GMT+8BloodThirstyKing

Day 4 – Group D (December 9)

TEAMSSCHEDULETEAMS
Team SMG2:00 p.m. GMT+8RRQ Hoshi
GX Squad3:00 p.m. GMT+8RSG SG
Team SMG4:00 p.m. GMT+8RSG SG
RRQ Hoshi5:00 p.m. GMT+8GX Squad
Team SMG6:00 p.m. GMT+8GX Squad
RRQ Hoshi7:00 p.m. GMT+8RSG SG

The M3 World Championship prize pool is set at US$800,000, three times larger compared to previous world championships.

The prize pool last M2 World Championship was US$300,000. In the year before, the M1 World Championship offered a $250,000 prize pool.

Here is the prize pool breakdown for M3.

PLACINGPRIZE POOL DISTRIBUTION
1st PlaceUS$300,000
2nd placeUS$120,000
3rd placeUS$80,000
4th placeUS$55,000
5th – 6th placeUS$40,000
7th – 8th placeUS$30,000
9th – 12th placeUS$15,000
13th – 16th placeUS$10,000

Starting December 6, MLBB fans can watch the tournament on Mobile Legends: Bang Bang’s official Facebook page and YouTube channel.

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