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April 21st, 2021

What you need to know about the MSI 2021?

Today we introduce you to the Mid-Season Invitational, a tournament with a rich history. Collected all the information about the participants and the format of the event.

The 11 best teams in the world will come to Iceland to determine the strongest squad for the spring split. The group stage will be held according to the Double Round-Robin system in the BO1 format.

MSI Main Stage Groups

MSI Main Stage Groups

The top 2 teams from each group advance to the Rumble Stage. All meetings in this stage will also be held according to the Double Round-Robin system in the BO1 format.

The top 4 teams of the tournament will advance to the Single-Elimination Playoff Bracket. All matches of the decisive stage will be played in BO5 format.

The final will take place on May 23. The winner will receive a large cash prize as well as an additional Worlds slot for their region.

MSI 2021 Participating Teams

  • Cloud9
  • DAMWON KIA
  • DetonatioN FocusMe
  • Infinity Esports
  • Instabul Wild Cats
  • MAD Lions
  • paiN Gaming
  • Pentanet.GG
  • PSG Talon
  • Royal Never Give Up
  • Unicorns of love
    • GAM Esports (will not participate, due to Covid-19 restrictions)