11 September 2018
A press briefing on Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL) was held on Tuesday in Yangon.
The Mobile Legends mobile game developer Moonton will host the 1st season of Mobile Legends Professional League for Myanmar in Yangon in partnership with HOG E-Sports Myanmar.
ESports Manager, Moonton Company, Luis Andre Saputra said “There are so many talented people mobile legend for Myanmar. And I hope this MPL season 1 Myanmar, it can help you start achieving dreams to be the professional players whereas to be able to bring Myanmar’s name to MSC 2019 players.” “Mobile legend is so competitive. So you must train hard to be the best on the mobile legend right now. You can train it every day to achieve your dream to be a professional player.”
The 1st season of tournament will be separated into 3 main parts – the qualifiers, the regular season and the grand finals event. Total cash prize for the 1st season is more than 30,000 USD and for the teams which get into the regular season will get the salary of 180 USD per week.
Event Director & Project Leader, HOG E-Sports Myanmar, Zaw Si Thu said “When the registration period starts, players have to do registration and then can start playing the online qualifier part which has open qualifier and close qualifier games. We guess around 500 or 1000 teams to participate. We will announce the rules and regulations and starting date for the registration period next week. This e sport is not just a game like most people think – a player can get a profession.”
The upcoming Mobile Legends Professional League Regular Season will be on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from the 19th of October to the 11th of November. Grand Final Play-off Event will take place on the 2nd of December.