BTK broke the International blacklist in the MLBB M3 World Championship play-offs

This article was written in collaboration with MOONTON.

BTK caused the biggest annoyance of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) M3 World Championship so far. The North American champions knocked out one of the tournament’s favorites, Blacklist International, in an intense playoff match at the Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Center Singapore.

The North American champions entered the upper bracket of the knockout round as the weaker team, facing Filipino heavyweight champions, Blacklist International. Take a quick look at the conversation before it starts Facebook or YouTube Tell me who your favorite is.

BTK silenced many protesters after an impressive group stage that saw them finish second, and they cleared up any remaining doubts after knocking out Blacklist International 3-2.

For the Blacklist, the loss means following their way in the M3 through the lower bracket. The team had a great year, winning both seasons of the MPL Philippines and finishing second in the Southeast Asian Cup (MSC) and ONE Esports MPL Invitational. They came to M3 with the intention of taking home the trophy, and they will still find a way to do that.

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BTK will now face EVOS SG or Bedel in the upper bracket semi-finals on December 16 at 4am CT. EVOS SG is the home team and found a crack in the North American team’s armor when taking them down in the group stage. Bedel, on the other hand, is another weak team from Turkey.

Teams can get lucky in the most stages of a team, but the most series of the year is when their skills are really put to the test. BTK, which includes Victor, FwydChickn, SHARK, MobaZane and ZIA, may be an independent organization with no coaches or analysts, but they have performed at the top. MLBB game in the game series with Blacklist.

Game One – BTK

Right from the beginning of the first game, the North American champions showed that they are not afraid to be aggressive and take the first blood. Their roster consisted of good early game heroes and they controlled the early game as planned. From there, they snowballed to expand their gold lead while picking up three turtles, and also God. At the end of the game, they were leading by almost 10,000 gold, which is unprecedented against a team like Blacklist.

BTK looked like a completely mature team compared to the group stage and closed the game at 15 minutes 37 seconds. They took down all nine of the turrets on the Black List, only being able to destroy two of the BTK’s turrets. MobaZane on Saber has been postponed as MVP. He got nine kills and three assists while not dying even once.

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Match Two – International Blacklist

In the second game, Blacklist seemed to have found a solid footing and was ready for a comeback. While BTK played well in the early game and even had early blood, the rest of the match was completely dominated by the Philippines team. With terrible map control, they closed the game in less than 12 minutes to level the score at 1-1.

The kill score at the end was 12-3, and Blacklist destroyed all of the opponent’s turrets. With over 11,000 gold in the lead, they won the game even before destroying BTK’s headquarters.

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Game Three – International Blacklist

However, BTK won’t go down without a fight, and game three is a sign of that.

Just like the rest of the series, BTK had a fierce early game and took control of the map. They led mid and late game and even took a 5,000 gold lead in the 12th minute.

The game was about to slip out of the hands of the Blacklist, but the Philippine champions showed why they are among the best in the world. They stop BTK from Lord’s path, kill MobaZane, and capture the monster to aid them in their rampage.

BTK couldn’t react to the late-game aggression of Blacklist, who finished the longest and most intense match of the series in just over 18 minutes. With another great performance, Oheb secured the MVP title for the second straight game.

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Game Four – BTK

Blacklist knew they almost lost the previous game and went back to round 4 with a slight change in their strategy. They didn’t allow BTK to have a good early game, preventing teams from rotating while capturing targets from their jungle.

With a great start to the game, Blacklist perfectly set themselves up for victory with a 2,000 gold lead. They played passively and didn’t pass an aggressive BTK.

Even with the opponent’s excellent map control, BTK is back. The team took four kills late in the game to take the Blacklist gold lead and take the helm of the game. With kill after kill, they won the game in 15 minutes.

The two teams drew with a score of 2-2.

SHARK can play the role of wanderer and support. But in this match, he showed how important the position can be. With his 13 assists and one kill, the player was awarded the MVP for game four.

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Battle Five – BTK

Many people didn’t predict that the series would make it to game five, but BTK made it all the way to the end.

Unlike game 4, they dominated the early game and had map control. They execute aggressively throughout the match and don’t give their opponents any space to work.

A late game teamfight in which BTK killed four Blacklist players, saw them win and a historic series at the M3 World Championship.

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Victor won the MVP in the final, first game of the tournament. Playing in the golden position, he played a key role in all five games. With four kills and many assists in the decider, his fierce attacking play sent BTK into the upper bracket semifinals. BTK broke the International blacklist in the MLBB M3 World Championship play-offs


Hung is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Hung joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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