ONE Esports and Moonton have collaborated for a Mobile Legends Professional League Invitational. It will feature 20 of the finest teams from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Singapore. They will be competing for a $100,000 prize pool.
Teams Invited To One Esports MPL Invitational
All of the four MPL Season 6 champions are invited, and they are also covering five different countries for the tournament. The invited teams and their countries are:
- Indonesia - Alter Ego, Aurafire, Bigetron, EVOS Legends, Geek Fam ID, Genlix, Aerowold, ONIC Esports, RRQ Hoshi
- Malaysia - Orange Louvre Esports, Todak
- Myanmar - Burmese Ghouls, Ronin Esports
- The Philippines - Aura PH, Blacklist International, Bren Esports, Execration, Omega PH Esports, ONIC PH
- Singapore - EVOS SG, Resurgence
This is an online tournament which is set to start on 27th November. After two action-packed weekends, the finals will conclude and a victor will be announced on 6th December. The event will be broadcasted worldwide via ONE Esports and Mobile Legends’ official streaming channels. The tournament will be livestreamed in five different languages, including Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Burmese, English, and Filipino.
Speaking about the tournament, Carlos Alimurung, CEO of ONE Esports, said, “I’m proud of how the ONE Esports and Moonton relationship has blossomed to now include this unique competition, which, for the first time, will enable the best teams from each of the four Mobile Legends Professional Leagues to compete in an online tournament.
Lucas Mao, Moonton Esports Managing Director, said, “The MPL Invitational is an event that can give the opportunity for our teams from different MPL countries to play in a professional setting so as to gauge each region’s level of play against one another.” The event was made possible by the Ministry of Tourism & Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia, who are the presenting partners for the event.
Wishnutama Kusubandio, Minister of Tourism & Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia, said the following about this initiative, “I highly appreciate and support ONE Esports’ 2020 Mobile Legends Professional League Invitational as a virtual sports tourism event that will create compelling and engaging travel experience content to encourage domestic tourism travel in Indonesia while adhering to health protocols.”