Malody Key Team Cup 2023(4K)

Competition introduction:

Malody Key Team Cup 2023 (4K) (MKWC) is a competition between Malody 4K players in the world. It is held on both mobile(PE) and PC platforms at the same time.

The way of the game is to play the map in the multiplayer game room. In each game, win by comparing the team's total score, if not specified, no Mod is allowed.

P.S. During the competition, Fair mod will be enabled in the PC competition area.


The Malody Key Team Cup 2023 (4K) is run by various community members by distributing the multitude of tasks into various fields of responsibility.


Mappool selector

Art designer


19s 19s

Live commentary

Wiki Editor


Players who provide financial support for the competition, all of this money will be used to purchase prizes.

Competition registration:

Registration Entrance

Players willing to participate in this competition can register through the webpage above, and all players can sign up. Each team has a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 players.

Registration time: 2023.3.25-2023.7.1 Everyone can sign up at most twice, please fill in carefully.

multi-account is not allowed

Each team must have a team name, language is not limited but less than ten words

Each registered player will be checked and verified by the tournament manager and will be included in the national candidate list.

As we have planned, there will be 32 teams in the competition. If the number of registered teams is less than 32, we will reduce it to 24 or 16.

Registration restriction:

There shall be no two Tier??? or two Ex9 v3 players in a team or 1 T??? player + 1 Ex9 v3 player in a team

4K Tier??? Ranker reference link

This year we will only use the Malody 4K 2022 Annual Ranker List as a reference.

Extra-9 v3 reference link

Malody 4K World Cup Seed Team Qualifier

Event time: 2023-6-16 00:00 - 2023-6-30 00:00 (GMT)

Seed Team: Teams with higher overall strength. They will be divided into eight-race areas to avoid premature encounters.



Team1: 喵喵喵喵喵喵喵喵喵喵

Team2: 我们有抑郁症

v1v v1v

Team3: 世纪末の彼岸花丛

Team4: 炸批再出征

Team5: Yoshi

Team6: ないものねだり

Team7: ①x⑥ Team

Team8: 焼肉同好会

Team9: ゴママヨ4(5)人衆


Team10: 变态妹控队

Team11: 伤心叠比队

Team12: 辽附强强强

Team13: 猫猫小队

Team14: Brazil

Team15: happy猫猫队

Team16: 放妈过来吧

Team17: 不是Malody运营组

Team18: 底力不足

Team19: 摸鱼主义,你好像素

Team 20: 碧桂园安保大队

Team 21: 我数学更牛逼

Team 22 Rhine Lab

Team23 摆烂队

Team24 一人成军之一德格拉米

19s 19s

Multiplayer Room Instructions:

A referee will create a multiplayer room 10 minutes in advance. Players must gather during this period.

Room name must be "MKTC4K 2023: (xx) vs(xx)

Each team is free to select up to one warm-up map. All maps must be Malody online map(Stable/Alpha map).

The two contestants from different teams roll the point(send "$roll" in the chat room), the team with the higher roll can choose to protect one map from being banned first, while the team with the lower roll can then protect one map. After that, both teams take turns banning one remaining map based on the dice roll, with the team with the lower roll having the priority to choose the first map.

Please note that each team can choose to additionally protect one map from being banned, but it also means that you cannot perform the following actions during the opponent's turn to choose a map in this round of the competition:

・Specify to enable Flip Mod.

・All players use judge C.

If your team does not choose additional map protection, then you can choose to use one of the above, but each of the two actions can be used at most once, and the TieBreaker map is not allowed to do any of the above actions.

Mappool Instructions:

The mappool of each round will be released in Malody Shop, No more use of Osu! integration package

One week before the official competition, you can download mappool maps in Malody Shop

There will be six mappools, Group Stage, Round of 16, Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, Finals, and Grand Finals.

The Group Stage mappool will consist of 7 +1maps, Round of 16 and Quarterfinals will consist of 9+1 maps, SemiFinals and the Finals mappool will consist of 11+1maps, the Grand Finals mappool will consist of 13+1maps. (They all contain a Tiebreaker map, when entering the match point, the last map will be replaced by the TB map.)

The maps' difficulty increases step by step from Lv.12 to Lv.40 map in the World Cup mappool will not be more difficult than Lv.40

Competition process:

Players in each team must fill in the free time questionnaire, join the multiplayer game room at a specified time.

Preliminary instructions


In the first stage (Group preliminary), the teams will be divided into 8 groups of 4 teams, all the teams from each group will face each other(Compare the number of winning games. If the number of winning games is the same, compare the number of winning maps)and the top 2 teams of each group will move on to the Double Elimination Stages.

Double Elimination Stages instructions:

The following stages are Double Elimination Stages. This means that the winner moves to the next stage and the losing team gets moved to the Loser bracket.

Competition process:

Thirty-two teams will be divided into eight groups, each with four teams.

The winning conditions at each stage are:

In the Group Stage, your team needs to win 4 maps to win a match. (Best-of-7)

In the Round of 16, your team needs to win 4 maps to win a match. (Best-of-7)

In the Quarterfinals, your team needs to win 5 maps to win a match. (Best-of-9)

In the Semi-Finals, your team needs to win 6 maps to win a match. (Best-of-11)

In the Final, t your team needs to win 6 maps to win a match. (Best-of-11)

In the Grand finals, t your team needs to win 7 maps to win a match. (Best-of-13)

For the group tournament, the scoring system is adopted, and the two teams with high net scores are out of the tournament and enter the double-defeat elimination tournament.

(map’s difficulty increases from Lv.15-Lv.37 gradually improve)

P.S. If only 16 teams sign up, the group stage will be cancelled and the elimination of double-defeat competition will be directly entered.

②Loser bracket Round 1(Round-of-16 Mappool)2023-07-15/2023-07-17
④Loser bracket Round 2(Quarterfinals Mappool)2023-07-22/2023-07-24
⑤Loser bracket Round 3(Quarterfinals Mappool)2023-07-25/2023-07-26
⑦Loser bracket Round 4(Semifinals Mappool)2023-07-29/2023-07-31
⑧Loser bracket Round 5(Finals Mappool)2023-08-01/2023-08-04
⑩Loser bracket Final(Final Mappool)2023-08-07/2023-08-09
①①Grand Final Mappool2023-08-09/2023-08-11

Reschedules will only be considered if both teams agree to a time at least 24 hours before the first match in that particular stage.

Points of special attention:

1. If a player falls off the line, the map score is invalid. Each player can retry at most once in each game, and the map is negative when the second time occurs. If both players drop the line, the map will be retried.

2. The map that has been played cannot be reused in the same game.

3. If one side does not arrive at the start of the game, the start time of the game may be delayed by up to 10 minutes. If there is a shortage of players in the middle of the game, it will be 5 minutes overdue at most.

4. TB map cannot be selected in advance

5. If an individual player causes the match to be postponed too many times, it will be banned.

6. If there is no match manager or referee, the match will be postponed.

7. It is strictly forbidden to select inappropriate hot-hand drawings, insult and infuriate other players or referees, delay the game, or do other deliberate misconduct.

8. In the event of other accidents, the referee will be as tolerant as possible to deal with the accident.

9. All contestants and referees should be respected. Contestants shall follow the instructions of the referee and the management of the event.

Competition prizes:

Champion: $25 gift card + champion exclusive achievement + 10k Gold coins.

Runner-up: $15 gift card + runner-up banner + 10k Gold coins.

3rd Place: $5 gift card + third place banner & 10k Gold coins.

Top 4-8 teams will receive 5K gold coins + Achievements & limited puzzles.

The rest of the players will receive 2K gold coins & Achievement & a limited puzzle. (The top three players also have achievements & puzzles.)

Moreover, we may add more gifts for the participants in the competition.

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