MSI 2023 Bracket Stage: Schedule, Results & Other Details
League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) 2023 is already moving on to the Bracket stage after the conclusion of the exciting Play-In phase. MSI 2023 is the first international competition of the new season with a revamped format and an increased number of participants. While the four major regions of Korea, China, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), and North America send two representatives each, the other regions sent one team to the tournament.
The Play-In Stage of MSI 2023 kicked off on 2nd May and concluded on 7th May.
G2 Esports (G2), Golden Guardians (GG), and Bilibili Gaming (BLG) advanced to the Bracket Stage where they fought all the other five prequalified teams in a double-elimination bracket.
Here’s all you need to know about the Bracket Stage which will be held between 9th May and 21st May.
A Guide to MSI 2023 Bracket Stage
The MSI bracket stage draw concluded in London following Golden Guardians’ victory over PSG. Here are the remaining eight teams at the event:
JD Gaming (JDG)
Bilibili Gaming (BLG) [Qualified from Play-In]
MAD Lions (MAD)
G2 Esports (G2) [Qualified from Play-In]
Golden Guardians (GG) [Qualified from Play-In]
Format for MSI 2023 Bracket Stage
A total of eight teams participate in the Bracket Stage
Five teams prequalified for Stage 2 and three from Stage 1 (Play-In)
Double elimination bracket
Matches are best-of-five
The games are played on LoL Patch 13.8 with Milio and Yuumi disabled
Schedule and Results
The bracket stage of the tournament will run from 9th May till 21st May and will feature a total of 14 series.
MSI 2023 Bracket Stage Round 1
Upper Bracket Quarterfinals & Lower Bracket Round 2
Rounds 3 & 4
MSI 2023 Grand Finals
All the best-of-five matches in the first round of the bracket stage feature an Eastern team going up against a Western one. There are no intra-regional matchups until at least the second round of the bracket.
The matchup for the remaining days will be updated as the tournament progresses.
Prize Pool Distribution and Final MSI Standings
Where to watch MSI 2023?
Fans can watch MSI 2023 live on the official Riot Games Twitch and YouTube channels once the tournament’s bracket stage kicks off on 9th May. You can also check out the games as video on demand (VODs) on the LoL Esports VODs and Highlights channel.