The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Philippines (MPL-PH) is coming back for its 10th season with the theme ‘LAKAS NA10 TO’.
“In Season 10, we intend to look back to our successful runs with Filipino fans who have contributed to the growth of the league to what it is today. We will also commemorate our globally-competitive esports athletes and talents who have also become an inspiration to young, aspiring players. We thank our fans for their immense support and hope they like the different activities we prepared for them.”Said Tonyo Silva, MPL Philippines senior marketing manager.
The Philippines is currently the most competitive nations in MLBB worldwide. It has the most number of global recognitions and victories. This includes the MLBB Southeast Asia Cup titles (3), SEA Games Gold Medals (30th and 31st), and M World Championship (2). Filipino players and coaches were also scouted and invited to join different teams from neighboring countries.
The Strongest Teams Yes to Clash
MPL-PH Season 10 will start its Regular Season this August 12 with eight teams: Bren Esports, ECHO, Nexplay EVOS, Smart Omega, ONIC PH, RSG Philippines, TNC Pro Team, and Blacklist International.
Each team will play two best-of-three matches with the seven other teams. Ranking will be determined by points, where the winning team by 2:0 will get 3 point; winning team by 2:1 will get 2 points; the losing team by 1:2 will get 1 point; while the losing team by 0:2 gets no points. For tiebreakers, head-to-head records will be the basis wherein the team with the most points earned against the tied team will emerge as the winner.
Playoffs will start on October 20, 2022. The top six (6) teams in the Regular Season rankings will have the chance for the title and represent the country in the upcoming M4 World Championship.
A Season Like Never Before
MPL-PH Season 10 will be one of the most awaited season with major roster changes. Blacklist International’s Danerie James “Wise” Del Rosario and Johnmar “OhMyV33nus” Villaluna will be coming back after a break last season.
Bren Esports will be parting with Allan “Lusty” Castromayour Jr. and Mujahid “Lord Malikk” Malik. They will be replaced by new players Michael Angelo “KyleTzy” Sayson and Rowgien Stimpson “Owgwen” Unigo.
ECHO will be composed of Tristan “Yawi” Cabrera, Karl Gabriel “KarlTzy” Nepomuceno, Frederic Benedict “Bennyqt” Gonzales, Frediemar “3Mar” Serafico, and Jankurt Russel “KurtTzy” Matira. Their former head coach, Michael Angelo “Arcadia” Bocado, will also be replaced by Archie “Tictac” Reyes.
For Nexplay EVOS, Setsuna “Dogie” Ignacio will join as “BATUTE”. He will be accompanied by John Paul “H2wo” Salonga, Mariusz “Donut” Tan, Emanual “Elpizo” Candelaria, and James “Jeymz” Gloria.
ONIC Philippines, on the other hand, will have a major joverhaul. Their roster will consist of Ralph “Rapidoot” Adrales, Kenneth “Nets” Barro, Stephen Jasper “Sensui” Castillo, Frince Miguel “SUPER FRINCE” Ramirez, and Landher “Der” San Gabriel.
Meanwhile, MSC 2022 champions RSG PH will retain its main five players. They are “Jonard Cedrix “Demonkite” Caranto, Dylan “Light” Catipon, Eman “EMANN” Sangco, Arvie “Aqua” Antonio, and Nathanael “Nathzz” Estrologo. Smart Omega and TNCI Pro Team followed suit.
Strong Mobile Esports Ecosystem for Season 10
Smart Communications, Inc. will continue its partnership with MPL-PH this season. They will be the official telco partner that will provide the tournament with high speed internet connectivity. Mcdonald’s Philippines will also be joining as official sponsors, alongside Samsung and Maya (formerly PayMaya).
EO Executive Optical will also join alongside TikTok and Secretlab as partners in esports.
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Source: Press Release