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After an action-packed ONE Esports’ MPL Invitational 2021 last November, ONE Esports and Moonton are starting the new year with another exciting Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament — the MLBB Women’s Invitational (MWI 2022).

Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming MLBB Women’s Invitational (MWI 2022).


What is the MLBB Women’s Invitational 2022 (MWI 2022)?

Bren Esports at the MLBB Women's Invitational
Credit: Bren Esports

MWI 2022 will pit nine of the best female Southeast Asian teams against each other for a chance to become the first-ever Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Women’s Invitational Champion.

Aside from bragging rights, the winner receive the lion’s share of the US$15,000 prize pool.


MLBB Women’s Invitational 2022 format

The nine participating teams will be divided into two groups. Teams from the same region will be fielded into different groups.

During the group stage, teams will battle it out in a best-of-one format.

The top four teams in each group will qualify for the playoffs. As Group A will have five teams, and Group B will have four teams, all teams from Group B will qualify for the playoffs, while one team from Group A will be eliminated.


MLBB Women’s Invitational 2022 schedule

The tournament will take place from January 27 to 30. Here is the complete schedule for each day up until the grand final.

Day 1 Group stage – January 27 (Thursday)

GROUPTEAMSCHEDULETEAM
GROUP A TEAM 112 p.m. GMT+8TEAM 2
GROUP ATEAM 31 p.m. GMT+8TEAM 4
GROUP BTEAM 62 p.m. GMT +8TEAM 7
GROUP BTEAM 83 p.m. GMT +8TEAM 9
GROUP ATEAM 14 p.m. GMT +8TEAM 5
GROUP ATEAM 25 p.m. GMT +8TEAM 3
GROUP ATEAM 46 p.m. GMT +8TEAM 5
GROUP BTEAM 77 p.m. GMT +8TEAM 8

Day 2 Group stage – January 28 (Friday)

GROUP TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
GROUP A TEAM 112 p.m. GMT+8TEAM 3
GROUP ATEAM 21 p.m. GMT+8TEAM 4
GROUP BTEAM 62 p.m. GMT+8TEAM 8
GROUP BTEAM 73 p.m. GMT+8TEAM 9
GROUP ATEAM 14 p.m. GMT+8TEAM 4
GROUP ATEAM 25 p.m. GMT+8TEAM 5
GROUP BTEAM 66 p.m. GMT+8TEAM 9
GROUP ATEAM 37 p.m. GMT+8TEAM 5

Day 1 Playoffs – January 29 (Saturday)

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
GROUP A RANK 112 p.m. GMT+8GROUP B RANK 4
GROUP A RANK 32:30 p.m. GMT+8GROUP B RANK 2
GROUP A RANK 25 p.m. GMT+8GROUP B RANK 3
GROUP A RANK 47:30 p.m. GMT +8GROUP B RANK 1

Day 2 Playoffs – January 30 (Sunday)

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
WINNER MATCH 112 p.m. GMT+8WINNER MATCH 2
WINNER MATCH 32:30 p.m. GMT+8WINNER MATCH 4
WINNER MATCH 56 p.m. GMT+8WINNER MATCH 6


MLBB Women’s Invitational 2022 participating teams

Teams from six countries, including Bren Esports, Omega Esports, IDONOTSLEEP (IDNS), and Impunity Esports, will be competing. Unfortunately, Thailand’s IDNS Elsa has withdrawn from the tournament due to a scheduling conflict.

COUNTRYTEAM
PhilippinesBren Esports
Omega Esports
LaosIDNS Princess
CambodiaImpunity Starlets
IndonesiaTBA
MalaysiaKarra
On Air Pipol
SingaporeLugiami

MLBB Women’s Invitational 2022 prize pool

Here is the breakdown of the US$15,000 prize pool.

PLACEREWARD
ChampionUS$6,400
2nd placeUS$2,400
3-4th place US$1,400
5-8th placeUS$700
9th place US$400
Finals MVP US$200

(To be updated)


Where to watch the MLBB Women’s Invitational 2022?

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang collector skin, Death Oath Benedetta
Credit: Moonton

You can watch the tournament on ONE Esports’ official platforms.


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