Updated: November 20
With the grand finale of all MPL leagues, all eyes are now turning towards the next professional event on the MLBB esports calendar: ONE Esports MPLI 2023.
This annual tournament makes a triumphant return, switching to an offline setting in Jakarta, Indonesia. Kicking off on November 15, sixteen teams will compete, but only one will claim the crown and take home the lion’s share of the $100,000 prize pool!
Read on for everything you need to know about ONE Esports MPLI 2023, including the format, schedule, all 16 teams, and where to watch.
ONE Esports MPLI 2023: Format
ONE Esports MPLI 2023 has two main phases: the Group Stage and the Playoffs. Take a look below to see the full tournament format.
Group Stage (November 15 - 16)
- The 16 competing teams are divided into four groups of four.
- They will compete in a single round-robin format, where all matches are Bo1, leaving no room for error.
- The 1st-placed team from each group advances to the Playoffs Upper Bracket
- The 2nd-placed team from each group qualify for the Playoffs Lower Bracket
- The remaining teams are eliminated.
Playoffs (November 17 - 19)
- Eight teams compete in a hybrid-elimination format.
- The Grand Final is Bo5. All other matches are Bo3.
ONE Esports MPLI 2023: Competing Teams
Sixteen of the best teams in the MLBB professional circuit will compete in the One Esports MPL Invitational tournament. MPLI 2023 has expanded its competitive landscape to include pro-teams from new regions like NA and MENA.
The competing teams were decided based on their final standings in their region's respective MPL. There are six teams from MPL ID, four from MPL PH, and one each from the following: MPL MY, MPL KH, MPL SG, MPL MENA, NACT, and China. Previous MPLI winner ONIC Esports was invited to the competition but dropped out due to unforeseen circumstances.
Here are all the teams competing, and their player rosters.
MPL ID Teams
- Geek Fam ID: Luke, Nnael, Aboy, Caderaa, Baloyskie
- Bigetron Alpha: Xorizo, Kenn, Moreno, Saken, Kyy
- Rex Regum Qeon: Dyrennn, IYanZz, Clayyy, Toyy, Matsurugi
- Dewa United: Dyx0n, Lanaya, Keyz, Watt, Shacco
- Rebellion Zion: Karss, Vincentt, SwayLow, Haiz, Audycs
- EVOS Legends: Fluffy, Taz, Cr1te, Branz, VaanStrong
MPL PH Teams
- AP.Bren: FlapTzy, KyleTzy, Pheww, Super Marco, Owgwen
- Blacklist International: Dominic, Rindo, Hadji, Owl, Kimpoy
- ECHO: Sanford, KarlTzy, Sanji, Bennyqt, Jaypee
- RSG Philippines: Nathzz, Demonkite, Aqua, EMANN, Light
- HomeBois (MPL MY): Sepat, Chibil, Warlord, RaizeL, Xorn
- See You Soon (MPL KH): FELIX, MP the King, Raa, Kousei, BOXI
- Team Flash (MPL SG): Adammir, Celichma, Jayy, Innocent, D7
- Team Falcons (MPL MENA): Hulk, Lio, Goodnight, Lawtrick, Super
- TheOhioBrothers: (NACT): Mielow, bestplayer1, Hoon, ZIA, SHARK
- Nova Esports (China): Sadboy, September, Ziri, Guoguo, Mei
ONE Esports MPLI 2023: Schedule
ONE Esports MPLI 2023 has a short and compact schedule, crammed into five days, making for high-intensity, action-packed MLBB matches. All times listed below will be in PHT, and match winners will be in bold.
Upper Bracket Semifinals - November 17
- 2:15 PM: AP.Bren vs. RSG Philippines
- 4:50 PM: HomeBois vs. ECHO
Lower Bracket Round 1 - November 17
- 7:40 PM: See You Soon vs. TheOhioBrothers
- 10:30 PM: Blacklist International vs. Rebellion Zion
Lower Bracket Round 2 - November 18
- 2:00 PM: RSG Philippines vs. See You Soon
- 4:50 PM: HomeBois vs. Blacklist International
Upper Bracket Final - November 18
- 7:40 PM: AP.Bren vs. ECHO
Lower Bracket Semfinal - November 18
- 10:30 PM: RSG Philippines vs. HomeBois
Lower Bracket Final - November 19
- 4:50 PM: AP.Bren vs. RSG Philippines
Grand Final - November 19
- 6:30 PM: ECHO vs. RSG Philippines
Group Stage - November 15
- 2:00 PM: AP.Bren vs. TheOhioBrothers
- 3:00 PM: Nova Esports vs. Dewa United
- 4:00 PM: Dewa United vs. AP.Bren
- 5:00 PM: Blacklist International vs. Team Falcons
- 6:00 PM: Geek Fam ID vs. HomeBois
- 7:00 PM: HomeBois vs. Blacklist International
- 8:00 PM: ECHO vs. Bigetron Alpha
- 9:00 PM: EVOS Legends vs. Rebellion Zion
- 10:00 PM: Rebellion Zion vs. ECHO
- 11:00 PM: Team Flash vs. See You Soon
- 12:00 AM: RSG Philippines vs. Rex Regum Qeon
- 1:00 AM: See You Soon vs. RSG Philippines
Group Stage - November 16
- 2:00 PM: TheOhioBrothers vs. Nova Esports
- 3:00 PM: Nova Esports vs. AP.Bren
- 4:00 PM: TheOhioBrothers vs. Dewa United
- 5:00 PM: Geek Fam ID vs. Team Falcons
- 6:00 PM: Blacklist International vs. Geek Fam ID
- 7:00 PM: Team Falcons vs. HomeBois
- 8:00 PM: EVOS Legends vs. Bigetron Alpha
- 9:00 PM: ECHO vs. EVOS Legends
- 10:00 PM: Rebellion Zion vs. Bigetron Alpha
- 11:00 PM: Rex Regum Qeon vs. Team Flash
- 12:00 AM: See You Soon vs. Rex Regum Qeon
- 1:00 AM: Team Flash vs. RSG Philippines
ONE Esports MPLI 2023: Venue and Where to Watch
All games during the MPLI 2023 will be live-streamed on YouTube for different regions and languages so no one misses out, including Brazil, Indonesia, and the Philippines. For fans in Singapore, matches will be available on the Twitch channel for MPL Singapore.
As the official host of the tournament, ONE Esports will also host live streams of all matches on the official ONE Esports YouTube channel, embedded below.
While the Group Stage is offline, fans can watch the MPLI 2023 Playoffs live, in person, at the GBK Basketball Hall in Jakarta, Indonesia. Tickets are now available for purchase at KiosTix, the official ticketing platform for the competition. Grab them while you can!
ONE Esports MPLI 2023: Standings and Prize Pool Split
5th - 6th
See You Soon, Blacklist International
7th - 8th
TheOhioBrothers, Rebellion Zion
9th - 12th
Dewa United, Team Falcons, EVOS Legends, Rex Regum Qeon
13th - 16th
Nova Esports, Geek Fam ID, Bigetron Alpha, Team Flash