M5 World Championship Group Stage: Schedule, Results, Format, Where to Watch

The M5 World Championship, one of the highly anticipated Mobile Legends: Bang Bang esports events, shall commence on 2nd December 2023. The tournament will feature 14 qualified teams and two more teams from the M5 Wild Card stage competing for the title of world champion as well as the lion’s share of the $900,000 USD prize pool. The stakes are much higher in the M5 World Championship as the supposed defending champion, ECHO, failed to qualify for the event, opening its seat to a new victor. 

Here are the full details of the M5 World Championship Group Stage, including schedule, results, format, and where to watch.

A Guide to the M5 World Championship

The M5 World Championship is the pinnacle of Mobile Legends esports. The tournament features the best teams from around the world competing for the highly coveted trophy and the title of World Champions.

Tournament Format

Group Stage: 2nd – 7th December 2023

  • 16 teams will be divided into 4 groups.

  • Single Round Robin, all matches are played in a Bo3.

  • Top 2 teams from each groups will advance to Knockout Stage.

  • Bottom 2 teams from each groups will be eliminated.

Knockout Stage: 9th – 17th December 2023

  • 8 Teams from Group Stage will play in a double-elimination bracket.

  • All Matches will be played in a Bo5 except Grand Final.

  • Grand Final will be played in a Bo7.

Participating teams list

  • AP.Bren (APBR)

  • Blacklist International (BLCK)

  • ONIC Esports

  • Geek Fam ID

  • RRQ Akira

  • Bigetron Sons (BTR)

  • HoemBois (HB)

  • Team Flash (FL)

  • See You Soon (SYS)

  • Triple Esports (TE)

  • Deus Vult (DEVU)

  • Fire Flux Esports

  • TheOhioBrothers (TOB)

  • Burmese Ghouls (BG)

  • Team SMG (SMG)

  • Team Lilgun (Lil)

For more details regarding the M5 Group and Wild Card team distributions, click here.

For a complete list of teams and their respective rosters, click here.

Group Stage Team Standing

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Match Schedule and Results

Day 1 (2nd December)

Day 2 (3rd December)

Day 3 (4th December)

Day 4 (5th December)

Day 5 (6th December)

Day 6 (7th December)

Match results shall be updated while the tournament is ongoing. Fans should keep their eyes peeled for more information in the future.

Where to watch the M5 World Championship

The tournament will be broadcasted live on the following streaming platforms;

The list shall be updated when more streaming platforms are announced at a later date.