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Malaysia to host MSC 2022 in June

For the first time ever, Malaysia is hosting the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) with the 2022 edition set to be held in Kuala Lumpur from June 11 to 19.

Twelve teams from the SEA region will duke it out for the title with the prize pool set at USD 300,000 or roughly P15.4 million.

MPL champions and runners-up from Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore will compete in the regional conclave. They will be joined by the 2022 Spring Split Champion and runner-up from Cambodia.

The winner of the qualifying tournament featuring Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand will also compete, while Myanmar will also join with the winner of a qualifier making its way to MSC.

An official draw will be held on May 29 where further details of the group stage format will be made.

The Philippines is the reigning titleholder in MSC with Execration ruling the 2021 edition against compatriot Blacklist International, who eventually dominated the M3 World Championship late last year.

—Bea Micaller/MGP, GMA News