The moment all Mobile Legends: Bang Bang fans in Southeast Asia have been waiting for is nearly here.

The ONE Esports Mobile Legends Professional League Invitational 2021 (MPLI 2021) will take place this year on November 2, 2021.

What is ONE Esports’ MPLI 2021?

20 of the best pro MLBB teams from MPL league across Southeast Asia will battle it out for a chance to win the lion’s share of the US$100,000 prize pool.

Here are all the participating teams in the tournament:


  • SeeYouSoon


  • Alter Ego
  • Aura Fire
  • Bigetron Alpha
  • EVOS Legends
  • Geek Fam ID
  • Rebellion Genflix
  • ONIC Esports
  • RRQ Hoshi


  • Blacklist International
  • ECHO
  • Nexplay Evos
  • RSG PH
  • Smart Omega


  • Orange Esports
  • Team SMG


  • RSG SG

MPLI 2021 returns with the captain’s draft

Like last year, MPLI 2021 will feature a unique Captain’s Draft format that will determine the first-round bracket.

MPL champions from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore will automatically qualify for the quarterfinals and will be spread into different brackets. They will then decide which teams they want to face by drafting them into their bracket.

The Captain’s Draft will take place on October 31 at 7 p.m. (GMT+8) and will be livestreamed in English.

You can watch the captain’s draft and every game of the tournament on ONE Esports’ official Facebook, TikTok, Twitch, Twitter, and YouTube platforms.

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