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?
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.
|BRACKET A||BRACKET B||BRACKET C||BRACKET D|
|Blacklist International||Team HAQ||ONIC Esports||RSG SG|
|Orange Esports||Smart Omega||EVOS Legends||Slate Esports|
|Burn X Flash||RSG PH||ECHO||Todak|
|RRQ Sena||Alter Ego||Bren Esports||ONIC PH|
|Geek Fam||Rebellion Zion||Bigetron Alpha||Aura Fire|
MPLI 2022 schedule
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 Esports||2 — 1||Burn x Flash|
|RRQ Sena||1 — 2||Geek Fam|
|Smart Omega||0 — 2||RSG PH|
|Alter Ego||2 — 1||Rebellion Zion|
Day 2 (November 3)
|EVOS Legends||2 — 1||ECHO|
|Bren Esports||2 — 1||Bigetron Alpha|
|Slate Esports||0 — 2||Todak|
|ONIC PH||1 — 2||Aura Fire|
Day 3 (November 4)
|Orange Esports||1 — 2||Geek Fam|
|RSG PH||2 — 1||Alter Ego|
|EVOS Legends||1 — 2||Bren Esports|
|Todak||2 — 1||Aura Fire|
Day 4 (November 5)
|Blacklist International||0 — 2||Geek Fam|
|Team HAQ||0 — 2||RSG PH|
|ONIC Esports||2 — 1||Bren Esports|
|RSG SG||0 — 2||Todak|
Day 5 (November 6)
|Geek Fam||2 — 1||RSG PH|
|ONIC Esports||2 — 0||Todak|
|Geek Fam||2 — 3||ONIC Esports|
ONIC Esports win MPLI 2022!
MPLI 2022 participating teams
|Cambodia||Burn X Flash|
Where to watch MPLI 2022?
You can watch the captain’s draft and the tournament on ONE Esports’ official platforms.
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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