For the first time the game Mobile Legends: Bang Bang will have its own world championship, the event is called the MLBB World Championship 2019. The championship, better known as M1, will be the main proving ground for all MLBB competitors from around the world to represent their country and be named champions. the MLBB world.
The M1 event will take place on 15-17 November 2019 at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The program starts from the Group Stage which takes place on 11-14 November 2019. The MLBB world championship will feature 16 top professional MLBB teams from 14 countries to compete for a total prize pool of $ 250,000 USD.
Of the 16 teams consisting of eight direct-invited teams by MLBB and eight teams that fulfill the requirements:
- Eight teams were invited directly by the MLBB Professional League (MPL) in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Myanmar.
- Eight teams that qualify through M1 qualifications in Brail, Cambodia, Japan, Thailand, Laos, Russia, Turkey, Vietnam and US.
Cherry Xia as vice president of Moonton Technology in Shanghai said, “We are very happy to host the first world championship tournament for MLBB. It was our main goal to raise the game to a higher level and thus the commemoration of the 2019 MLBB World Champion (M1) is clearly a proud achievement for us.
“We hope that M1 will serve as the ultimate goal for MLBB players to encourage them to hone their skills and talents. With competitiveness involving countries around the world, we also expect the experience of MLBB fans to watch firsthand this world class tournament. “
MLBB is developed and published by Montoon Technology. and official sponsors of M1 include U Mobile and Youtube. U Mobile has been very active on the local Malaysian eSpot scene for many years and their involvement can attract eSport fans to be more widely known. With Youtube as its official live broadcast partner, the M1 tournament can be watched exclusively on Youtube.
For the M1 Grand Final itself will take place on November 15-17 2019, there are three types of entry tickets that can be used to watch live: Bronze, Silver, and Gold.