The stage is set for the ONE Esports Mobile Legends Professional League Invitational 2022 (MPLI 2022).

Twenty teams from five regions will battle in the Land of Dawn to determine who’s the best Mobile Legends: Bang Bang team in Southeast Asia this year.

In MPLI 2021, Indonesia’s ONIC Esports took home the crown after a stellar performance against the Philippines’ Blacklist International. Both teams will be competing again this year, and they’ll be met with new challengers and old foes.

Here is everything you need to know about MPLI 2022, including tournament format, participating teams, schedule, and where to watch.

What is MPLI 2022?

MPLI 2022 power rankings
Credit: ONE Esports

In the tournament, 20 teams from Indonesia, The Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, and Cambodia will compete from November 2 to 6.

The winner will take home the lion’s share of the US$100,000 prize pool and the title of best MLBB team in Southeast Asia.

MPLI 2022 format

MPL PH Season 10 champion Blacklist International, MPL SG Season 4 champion RSG SG, MPL ID Season 10 ONIC Esports, and MPL MY Season 10 champion Team HAQ have been given a bye to the quarterfinals in separate brackets.

The placement of the other 16 participating teams was determined through the Captain’s Draft, livestreamed on October 28, Friday, at 7 p.m. GMT+8.

Blacklist InternationalTeam HAQONIC EsportsRSG SG
Orange EsportsSmart OmegaEVOS LegendsSlate Esports
Burn X FlashRSG PHECHOTodak
RRQ SenaAlter EgoBren EsportsONIC PH
Geek FamRebellion ZionBigetron AlphaAura Fire

MPLI 2022 schedule

MPLI 2022 official bracket
Screenshot by Jules Elona/ONE Esports

All matches starting on November 2 will be played in a single elimination, best-of-three format, except for the grand final on November 6 which will a best-of-five series.

Day 1 (November 2)

Orange Esports2 — 1Burn x Flash
RRQ Sena1 — 2Geek Fam
Smart Omega0 — 2RSG PH
Alter Ego2 — 1Rebellion Zion

Day 2 (November 3)

EVOS Legends2 — 1ECHO
Bren Esports2 — 1Bigetron Alpha
Slate Esports0 — 2Todak
ONIC PH1 — 2Aura Fire

Day 3 (November 4)

Orange Esports1 — 2Geek Fam
RSG PH2 — 1Alter Ego
EVOS Legends1 — 2Bren Esports
Todak2 — 1Aura Fire

Day 4 (November 5)

Blacklist International0 — 2Geek Fam
Team HAQ0 — 2RSG PH
ONIC Esports2 — 1Bren Esports
RSG SG0 — 2Todak

Day 5 (November 6)

Geek Fam2 — 1RSG PH
ONIC Esports2 — 0Todak
Geek Fam2 — 3ONIC Esports

ONIC Esports win MPLI 2022!

MPLI 2022 participating teams

CambodiaBurn X Flash
IndonesiaAlter Ego
Bigetron Alpha
EVOS Legends
Geek Fam
ONIC Esports
Rebellion Zion
RRQ Hoshi
MalaysiaTeam HAQ
Orange Esports
PhilippinesBlacklist International
Bren Esports
Smart Omega
SingaporeRSG SG
Slate Esports

Where to watch MPLI 2022?

You can watch the captain’s draft and the tournament on ONE Esports’ official platforms.

ONE Esports MPLI 2022 watch party
Credit: Riot Games

ONE Esports will also be holding a watch party in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore in the grand final on November 6.

  • Indonesia: Highgrounds PIK
  • Malaysia: Orange Esports Club KL
  • Singapore: Scape The Ground Theatre

The watch party starts at 1 p.m. GMT+8 and admission is free. However, each venue can only accommodate a maximum of 200 attendees. Fans can reserve their slot as early as now in the official MPLI 2022 page.

Attractive prizes including MLBB Diamonds, a Secretlab TITAN Evo 2022 gaming chair, a Logitech Aurora G735 Wireless Gaming Headset, and exclusive ONE Esports merchandise are up for grabs.

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