Mid Season Invitational 2022

MSI 2022: THE DETAILS

WHERE: Busan, South Korea
WHEN: 10-29 May 2022
FORMAT: 3 stages (group stage, rumble stage, knockout stage)
PRIZE POOL: $250,000 US

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

Group A

  • T1
  • Saigon Buffalo
  • DetonatioN FocusMe
  • Team Aze

Group B

  • Royal Never Give Up
  • PSG Talon
  • RED Canids
  • fastPay WildCats

Group C

  • G2 Esports
  • Evil Geniuses
  • ORDER

SCHEDULE - GROUP STAGE

Day One (Tuesday, May 10)

  • 8:00 AM: T1 vs. Saigon Buffalo
  • 9:00 AM: DetonatioN FocusMe vs. Team Aze
  • 10:00 AM: ORDER vs. G2
  • 11:00 AM: EG vs. G2
  • 12:00 PM: fastPay WildCats vs. Royal Never Give Up
  • 1:00 PM: RED Canids vs. PSG Talon

Day Two (Wednesday, May 11)

  • 8:00 AM: EG vs. G2
  • 9:00 AM: ORDER vs. G2
  • 10:00 AM: DetonatioN FocusMe vs. Saigon Buffalo
  • 11:00 AM: Team Aze vs. T1
  • 12:00 PM: RED Canids vs. fastPay WildCats
  • 1:00 PM: PSG Talon vs. Royal Never Give Up

Day Three (Thursday, May 12)

  • 8:00 AM: ORDER vs. EG
  • 9:00 AM: ORDER vs. G2
  • 10:00 AM: fastPay WildCats vs. PSG Talon
  • 11:00 AM: RED Canids vs. Royal Never Give Up
  • 12:00 PM: Team Aze vs. Saigon Buffalo
  • 1:00 PM: DetonatioN FocusMe vs. T1

Day Four (Friday, May 13)

  • 6:00 AM: RED Canids vs. PSG Talon
  • 7:00 AM: fastPay WildCats vs. Royal Never Give Up
  • 8:00 AM: fastPay WildCats vs. PSG Talon
  • 9:00 AM: RED Canids vs. Royal Never Give Up
  • 10:00 AM: RED Canids vs. fastPay WildCats
  • 11:00 AM: PSG Talon vs. Royal Never Give Up

Day Five (Saturday, May 14)

  • 6:00 AM: EG vs. G2
  • 7:00 AM: ORDER vs. EG
  • 8:00 AM: ORDER vs. G2
  • 9:00 AM: EG vs. G2
  • 10:00 AM: ORDER vs. EG
  • 11:00 AM: ORDER vs. G2

Day Six (Sunday, May 15)

  • 6:00 AM: Team Aze vs. Saigon Buffalo
  • 7:00 AM: DetonatioN FocusMe vs. T1
  • 8:00 AM: DetonatioN FocusMe vs. Saigon Buffalo
  • 9:00 AM: Team Aze vs. T1
  • 10:00 AM: DetonatioN FocusMe vs. Team Aze
  • 11:00 AM: Saigon Buffalo vs. T1

The group stage is played in a round-robin format. The two top teams from each of the three groups will move on to the rumble stage, where they’ll play best-of-one, double round-robin matches between May 20-24. The top four teams in the rumble stage advance to the knockout round (27-29 May), which is played in single-elimination, best-of-five format.

MSI 2022 is underway!

:point_up: Final standings at the end of the Group Stage

Teams moving on to the Rumble Stage: (clockwise from top left) T1, G2 Esports, Evil Geniuses, Saigon Buffalo, PSG Talon, Royal Never Give Up

SCHEDULE - RUMBLE STAGE

Day One (Friday, May 20)

  • 8:00 AM: T1 vs. G2 Esports
  • 9:00 AM: Evil Geniuses vs. Royal Never Give Up
  • 10:00 AM: PSG Talon vs. Saigon Buffalo
  • 11:00 AM: G2 vs. Royal Never Give Up
  • 12:00 PM: Saigon Buffalo vs. Evil Geniuses
  • 1:00 PM: PSG Talon vs. T1