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M. Invitational 2023

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[e][h]M. Invitational 2023
League Information
Organizer:
Galaxy Racer PH
Sponsor(s):
M88 Mansion Esports
Type:
Online
Location:
Southeast Asia Southeast Asia
Format:
Group Stage
Round-robin
Playoffs
Double-elimination
Prize Pool:
$50,000 USD
Start Date:
2023-01-06
End Date:
2023-01-08
Version:
Teams:
6
Liquipedia Tier:
Links

M. Invitation 2023 was an online tournament for six Southeast Asian teams.[1] It took place on January 6th-8th and had a prize money pool of $50,000 USD.[2]

Format[edit]

  • Participants
    • Six invited teams[1]
  • Group Stage
  • Playoffs
    • Double-elimination bracket[4]
    • All matches except Grand Final are Bo3[4]
    • Grand Final is Bo5[4]
    • Lower bracket quarterfinals matches are Bo1[Citation needed]
    • All other matches are Bo3[Citation needed]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

English language casters were announced on January 1, 2023.[5]

Indonesian language casters were announced on January 2, 2023.[6]

Thai language casters were announced on January 3, 2023.[7] Xyclopz, Cezanne and MisterLoyal were no longer on the updated list that was published on January 5, 2023.[8]

Tagalog language casters were announced on January 4, 2023.[9]

  • Casters:
    • Philippines Gaevary (Gaevary Mercado)
    • Philippines Poli 
    • Philippines Rain (Rain Zerlyn Manaig)
    • Philippines Aki (Erika Mei Ilar)

Prize Pool[edit]

$50,000 USD are spread among the participants as seen below:[10]

Participants[edit]

Talon Esports [3]
1Thailand 23
2Indonesia Mikoto
3Thailand Jabz
4Thailand Q
5Malaysia Oli~
Polaris Esports [3]
1Philippines Akashi
2Philippines Mac
3Philippines Bok
4Philippines Jing
5Philippines cml
BOOM Esports [3]
1Philippines Natsumi
2Philippines Yopaj-
3Indonesia Fbz
4Indonesia Xepher
5Malaysia xNova

Group Stage[edit]

Groups were originally announced on December 31, 2022.[11] An adjusted allocation of teams was announced on January 2, 2023.[3]

Group A[edit]

Standings
1.Bleed EsportsBleed Esports Bleed Esports1-1-03-1
2.Blacklist InternationalBlacklist International Blacklist International1-0-12-2
3.Army GeniusesArmy Geniuses Army Geniuses0-1-11-3

Group B[edit]

Standings
1.BOOM EsportsBOOM Esports BOOM Esports0-2-02-2
2.Polaris EsportsPolaris Esports Polaris Esports0-2-02-2
3.Talon EsportsTalon Esports Talon Esports0-2-02-2

Matches[edit]

Group stage matchups and schedule was announced on January 5, 2023.[12]

Group A[edit]

Group A
Army GeniusesArmy GeniusesAG
1
1
Bleed EsportsBleed EsportsBleed
January 7, 2023 - 11:15 SGT
Mirana
Tiny
Doom
Rubick
Arc Warden
46m30s
Night Stalker
Terrorblade
Undying
Ember Spirit
Disruptor
Ember Spirit
Skywrath Mage
Clockwerk
Beastmaster
Bloodseeker
25m56s
Nature's Prophet
Tiny
Slark
Silencer
Tusk
Blacklist InternationalBlacklist InternationalBLCK
0
2
Bleed EsportsBleed EsportsBleed
January 7, 2023 - 14:25 SGT
Tiny
Viper
Doom
Grimstroke
Chaos Knight
38m26s
Phoenix
Drow Ranger
Pangolier
Disruptor
Tusk
Rubick
Magnus
Dragon Knight
Lich
Juggernaut
39m42s
Mars
Silencer
Marci
Ember Spirit
Lina
Blacklist InternationalBlacklist InternationalBLCK
2
0
Army GeniusesArmy GeniusesAG
January 7, 2023 - 17:00 SGT
Ember Spirit
Hoodwink
Bounty Hunter
Magnus
Shadow Fiend
64m43s
Monkey King
Lina
Clockwerk
Kunkka
Mirana
Mirana
Ember Spirit
Enchantress
Axe
Monkey King
58m33s
Mars
Tusk
Puck
Abaddon
Lina
Map 1 was played on January 6. Second map was postponed to January 7 due to production complications.[13][14]

Group B[edit]

Group B
BOOM EsportsBOOM EsportsBOOM
1
1
Polaris EsportsPolaris EsportsPolaris
January 7, 2023 - 11:15 SGT
Lina
Tiny
Dragon Knight
Enchantress
Timbersaw
31m59s
Shadow Fiend
Centaur Warrunner
Treant Protector
Ember Spirit
Rubick
Tiny
Bane
Batrider
Templar Assassin
Morphling
41m43s
Brewmaster
Marci
Silencer
Rubick
Lina
BOOM EsportsBOOM EsportsBOOM
1
1
Talon EsportsTalon EsportsTalon
January 7, 2023 - 14:40 SGT
Disruptor
Kunkka
Beastmaster
Luna
31m01s
Doom
Bane
Void Spirit
Naga Siren
Mirana
Tusk
Shadow Fiend
Silencer
Mars
Lifestealer
37m09s
Broodmother
Naga Siren
Tiny
Phoenix
Ember Spirit
Talon EsportsTalon EsportsTalon
1
1
Polaris EsportsPolaris EsportsPolaris
January 7, 2023 - 17:05 SGT
Ember Spirit
Riki
Hoodwink
Centaur Warrunner
Morphling
43m46s
Lycan
Monkey King
Silencer
Tusk
Mirana
Rubick
Pangolier
Enchantress
Lifestealer
Nature's Prophet
Game 2
Razor
Crystal Maiden
Mars
Treant Protector
Lina
Tiebreakers
BOOM EsportsBOOM EsportsBOOM
0
1
Talon EsportsTalon EsportsTalon
January 7, 2023 - 20:35 SGT
Centaur Warrunner
Shadow Demon
Tiny
Shadow Fiend
Leshrac
53m23s
Earthshaker
Pangolier
Rubick
Monkey King
Enchantress
Talon EsportsTalon EsportsTalon
0
1
Polaris EsportsPolaris EsportsPolaris
January 7, 2023 - 22:00 SGT
Ember Spirit
Rubick
Enchantress
Medusa
Mars
44m06s
Slark
Death Prophet
Snapfire
Dark Willow
Tusk
BOOM EsportsBOOM EsportsBOOM
1
0
Polaris EsportsPolaris EsportsPolaris
January 7, 2023 - 23:25 SGT
Centaur Warrunner
Hoodwink
Bane
Batrider
Morphling
39m56s
Phoenix
Monkey King
Clockwerk
Pangolier
Mirana

Playoffs[edit]

Upper Bracket Final
Upper Bracket Final
UB Final
UBF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
Bleed EsportsBleed EsportsBleed
0
BOOM EsportsBOOM EsportsBOOM
2
January 8, 2023 - 11:00 SGT
Treant Protector
Ember Spirit
Drow Ranger
Phoenix
Magnus
47m52s
Morphling
Pangolier
Enchantress
Batrider
Clockwerk
Tusk
Puck
Enigma
Disruptor
Monkey King
35m58s
Bristleback
Rubick
Primal Beast
Mirana
Ember Spirit
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
Lower Bracket Quarterfinals
LB Quarterfinals
LBQF
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Lower Bracket Semifinal
LB Semifinal
LBSF
Lower Bracket Final
Lower Bracket Final
LB Final
LBF
Blacklist InternationalBlacklist InternationalBLCK
0
Talon EsportsTalon EsportsTalon
1
January 8, 2023 - 00:50 SGT
Ember Spirit
Hoodwink
Lion
Centaur Warrunner
Nature's Prophet
33m30s
Drow Ranger
Riki
Puck
Naga Siren
Mirana
Polaris EsportsPolaris EsportsPolaris
0
Army GeniusesArmy GeniusesAG
1
January 8, 2023 - 00:50 SGT
Tusk
Rubick
Silencer
Dark Seer
Medusa
38m38s
Monkey King
Tiny
Naga Siren
Void Spirit
Mirana
Talon EsportsTalon EsportsTalon
0
Army GeniusesArmy GeniusesAG
2
January 8, 2023 - 14:10 SGT
Lina
Treant Protector
Puck
Rubick
Marci
42m35s
Templar Assassin
Night Stalker
Skywrath Mage
Clockwerk
Ember Spirit
Rubick
Magnus
Puck
Drow Ranger
Enchantress
30m58s
Alchemist
Shadow Shaman
Lina
Void Spirit
Clockwerk
Bleed EsportsBleed EsportsBleed
2
Army GeniusesArmy GeniusesAG
0
January 8, 2023 - 17:00 SGT
Treant Protector
Mars
Drow Ranger
Rubick
Night Stalker
35m13s
Spectre
Pugna
Void Spirit
Tiny
Mirana
Tiny
Mirana
Enchantress
Pudge
Morphling
34m29s
Razor
Clockwerk
Naga Siren
Rubick
Ember Spirit
BOOM EsportsBOOM EsportsBOOM
0
Bleed EsportsBleed EsportsBleed
2
January 8, 2023 - 20:00 SGT
Tusk
Batrider
Oracle
Death Prophet
Alchemist
43m23s
Razor
Naga Siren
Disruptor
Treant Protector
Ember Spirit
Enchantress
Shadow Fiend
Tusk
Mars
Storm Spirit
30m17s
Pangolier
Undying
Sniper
Mirana
Ember Spirit

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

LanguageEnglish Speaking
Streams

Miscellaneous[edit]

Viewership Stats
Peak Viewers 43 972
Average Viewers 9 231
Hours Watched 307 678

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 m88esports (2023-12-12). "The Mansion Invitational Dota 2 Online Tournament is a battle for supremacy between Southeast Asia's top teams". Instagram.
  2. m88esports (2023-12-27). "Get ready for the ultimate showdown between Southeast Asia's top teams in The Mansion Invitational Dota 2 Online Tournament". Instagram.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 m88esports (2023-01-03). "We are proud to present the official team posters of the upcoming Dota 2 tournament". Instagram.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "M88 Mansion Invitational : DOTA 2 SEA Tournament - Rulebook - Format". Google Docs. 2023-12-06. Retrieved 2023-01-05.
  5. m88esports (2023-01-01). "We're proud to present our international English caster for the Mansion Invitational Dota 2 Tournament". Instagram.
  6. m88esports (2023-01-02). "We're proud to present our Indonesian caster for the Mansion Invitational Dota 2 Tournament". Instagram.
  7. m88esports (2023-01-03). "We're proud to present our Thai caster for the Mansion Invitational Dota 2 Tournament". Instagram.
  8. m88esports (2023-01-05). "We're proud to present our Thai caster for the Mansion Invitational Dota 2 Tournament". Instagram.
  9. m88esports (2023-01-04). "We're proud to present our Tagalog caster for the Mansion Invitational Dota 2 Tournament". Instagram.
  10. "M88 Mansion Invitational : DOTA 2 SEA Tournament - Rulebook - Prize Pool". Google Docs. 2022-12-06. Retrieved 2023-01-05.
  11. m88esports (2022-12-31). "We are proud to present the official team posters of the upcoming Dota 2 tournament". Instagram.
  12. m88esports (2023-01-05). "M88 Mansion Invitational Dota 2 Tournament - Day 1 Schedule". Instagram. Retrieved 2023-01-05.
  13. m88esports (2023-01-06). "We apologize for the technical difficulties that were encountered earlier during the first match". Twitter.
  14. Galaxy Racer PH (2023-01-06). "As the organizers of the M88 Invitational Tournament, Galaxy Racer PH would like to apologize". Facebook.