MPL Cambodia launches Autumn Split on 6 August with PH imports
9 August 2022 11:06
PHNOM PENH, 6 August – The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League - Cambodia (MPL-KH) commences on 6 August 2022 with the continuation of "Beyond Outstanding." The league has been one of the strongest nations in the region and is expected to showcase a tournament like never before with MPL Philippines esports athletes joining.
This exciting season comprises of eight (8) strong teams that will prove how they have gone beyond mediocrity and became one of the feared leagues in the region. They are Impunity KH, See You Soon, Burn x Flash, Logic Esports, Diversity Gaming, Divinity Saga, Team Max, and CFU E-sports League Cambodia.
"The MPL-KH will bring a different season with imports from the Philippines joining the league. We are excited to see how this will change the status and further elevate the level of competition. We hope our fans continue their support for their idols," says Ray Ng, MOONTON Games esports ecosystem lead.
Shaking things up this season
The Regular Season runs for five (5) weeks, from 6 August to 4 September 2022 in a best-of-two series. Spring Split 2022 champion team Impunity KH and CFU E-sports League Cambodia opens the tournament.
CFU E-sports League Cambodia qualified for the Autumn Split after acquiring Infamous which placed 7th in the Spring Split 2022. The team is now composed of new players Cheang "Zee" Piseth, Vann "WADU" Dane, Chea "HanXin" Songhai, Nhem "Detective" Chandavan, Sath "Dizzy" SakSovvann, Lem "FlameZy" Sochetra, and Rithy "Mejojo" SokunReach.
On the other hand, Burn X Flash recently acquired former Nexplay EVOS standouts Michael “MPDKING” Endino and Jhonwin “Hesa” Vergara. Filipino coach John “Zico” Dizon leads the team which came off a 4th place finish in the Spring 2022.
Meanwhile, Playoffs Season starts 17 September - 1 October 2022 where qualifying teams will fight for their spot on the Grand Finals through a best-of-five (BO5) series. The Championship follows on 2 October 2022.
MPL-KH is supported by brand partners to ensure an outstanding-level tournament. This season, Leading local mobile operator Metfone joins as the presenting partner. Renowned automobile manufacturer Honda is now part of the official sponsors alongside Sting. The energy drink maker will provide chairs and beverages for the players.
Meanwhile, Indonesia-based instant noodle producer Indomie joins TikTok as the esports partners.
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Established in 2014, MOONTON is a global video game company dedicated to gaming development, publication and esports. With more than 900 employees worldwide, the company operates offices in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and mainland China. It has successfully launched a number of high-profile mobile games globally and has built long-term relationships with governments and esports organizations in more than 30 countries around the world. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is its current star game and the leading mobile multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game worldwide.
About Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is the most popular mobile Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game worldwide that brings communities together through teamwork and strategy. With over one billion installations and 100 million active monthly users, the award-winning game is among the top 10 most played in over 80 countries. With an extensive reach across the Asia Pacific region, the multiplayer is available in 139 countries with an expansive global esports presence.
About Mobile Legends Esports
Established in 2017, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Esports serves as a platform for players to pursue their dreams of becoming esports athletes and illuminate opportunities within the international esports ecosystem. MLBB Esports has since expanded to multiple leagues, including the MPL series hosted in Southeast Asia.