ONE Esports MPL Invitational 2022 – Teams, Bracket & Schedule
The ONE Esports Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) Professional League (MPL) Invitational is back for its 2022 edition. This year, 20 teams from SEA will battle it out for the title of champions and a share of the $100,000 prize pool.
The tournament will be the last stop for many M4 World Championship-bound teams who are looking to show their dominance from the MPL Invitational itself. The M4 World Championship is set to happen from Jan. 1 to 15 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
While the tournament is happening online, fans will be able to attend watch parties presented by the financial services company, HSBC which is one of the sponsors for the event. These will happen in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Players can RSVP on the official website.
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Fans can tune into the ONE Esports MPL Invitational on the ONE Esports YouTube and Twitch channels.
Teams attending the ONE Esports MPL Invitational
As the name suggests, all teams have been invited from MPL regions. These are as follows:
- Onic Esports
- RRQ Hoshi
- Alter Ego
- Bigetron Alpha
- Rebellion Zion
- AURA Fire
- EVOS Legends
- Geek Fam ID
- Blacklist International
- RSG Philippines
- Onic Philippines
- Bren Esports
- Omega Esports
- Team HAQ
- Orange Esports
- RSG Singapore
- Slate Esports
- Burn x Team Flash
ONE Esports MPL Invitational 2022 Format and Schedule
The ONE Esports MPL Invitational will feature a single-elimination bracket. All matches will feature a best-of-three series, except for the grand finals which will be the best-of-five games. There will be a unique Captain’s Draft on Oct. 28 which will determine the tournament bracket.
The captain of each of the champion teams from the MPL Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore will be invited to participate in this. Their teams will directly qualify into the quarterfinal stage. They will take part in a lottery pool to determine the rest of the bracket.
Teams to look out for
ONE Esports MPL Invitational could be the last stop for many M4-bound teams ahead of the crucial competition in January 2023. These teams would be looking to end the MPL Invitational on a high and carry that momentum into the M4.
The M4-qualified teams in the ONE Esports MPL Invitational are as follows:
- ONIC Esports (Indonesia)
- RRQ Hoshi (Indonesia)
- Blacklist International (Philippines)
- ECHO (Philippines)
- Team HAQ (Malaysia)
- TODAK (Malaysia)
- RSG Singapore (Singapore)
- Burn x Team Flash (Cambodia)
Blacklist International are the reigning Mobile Legends world champions while ONIC are the defending champions. Both teams will be looking to claim the trophy in the MPL Invitational 2022.
Prize Pool Distribution
The $100,000 prize pool will be distributed as follows:
- First place: $35,000
- Second place: $18,000
- Third and fourth place: $9,000
- Fifth to eighth place: $3,000
- Grand Finals MVP: $1,000
ONE Esports MPL Invitational 2022 Winner
Fierce competition went down the wire at this event. The final was decided in a reverse sweep series, and ONIC Esports defended their title as MPLI Champions. The entire event was a banger series after another, and plenty of highlight plays were made. ONE Espors recapped some here.
Teams are now bootcamping for M4 coming in two month’s time. Our MLBB coverage continues then.