Last updated on November 18, 10:40 p.m. (GMT+8): Refreshed rankings.
Following two days of heated group stage matches, the ONE Esports Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Invitational 2023 playoffs (MPLI 2023 playoffs) are down to the final eight teams in the competition’s last stage.
MPL PH teams AP Bren, ECHO, and RSG PH, and MPL MY champions HomeBois dominated their respective groups to secure their spots in the upper bracket.
The only Indonesian team to reach the playoffs was Rebellion Zion. They join PH’s Blacklist International, North America’s TheOhioBrothers, and Cambodia’s See You Soon in starting from the lower bracket.
Here’s all the details you need to know about the MPLI 2023 playoffs.
Details of the MPLI 2023 playoffs format
The playoffs will utilize a double-elimination format.
Group champions AP Bren, HomeBois, ECHO, and RSG PH will begin their journey in the upper bracket semifinals.
TheOhioBrothers, Blacklist International, Rebellion Zion, and See You Soon finished second in their groups and will commence their path in the initial round of the lower bracket.
All match-ups are best-of-three, with the exception of the grand final, which is a best-of-five contest to decide the ultimate winner.
Timings and results of MPLI 2023 playoffs
November 17 (Friday)
Upper bracket semifinals
|AP Bren||2 — 0||RSG PH|
|ECHO||2 — 1||HomeBois|
AP Bren and ECHO move on to the upper bracket final.
RSG PH and HomeBois are shifted to the lower bracket quarterfinals.
Lower bracket first round
|TheOhioBrothers||0 — 2||See You Soon|
|Rebellion Zion||0 — 2||Blacklist International|
TheOhioBrothers and Rebellion Zion have been removed.
See You Soon and Blacklist International proceed to the lower bracket quarterfinal.
November 18 (Saturday)
Lower bracket quarterfinals
|See You Soon||1 — 2||RSG PH|
|Blacklist International||1 — 2||HomeBois|
See You Soon and Blacklist International have been dismissed.
RSG PH and HomeBois move forward to the lower bracket semifinal.
Upper bracket final
|AP Bren||0 — 2||ECHO|
ECHO progresses to the grand final.
AP Bren slips to the lower bracket final.
Lower bracket semifinal
|RSG PH||1 – 0||HomeBois|
November 19 (Sunday)
Lower bracket final
|TBD||4 p.m. (GMT+8)||AP Bren|
|ECHO||7:30 p.m. (GMT+8)||TBD|
Teams making it to the MPLI 2023 playoffs
|AP Bren||A||3 — 0||Upper bracket semifinal|
|HomeBois||B||3 — 0||Upper bracket semifinal|
|ECHO||C||2 — 1||Upper bracket semifinal|
|RSG PH||D||3 — 0||Upper bracket semifinal|
|TheOhioBrothers||A||2 — 1||Lower bracket first round|
|Blacklist International||B||2 — 1||Lower bracket first round|
|Rebellion Zion||C||2 — 1||Lower bracket first round|
|See You Soon||D||2 — 1||Lower bracket first round|
Where can you watch the MPLI 2023 playoffs?
You will be able to live stream the games on all official ONE Esports platforms.
The playoffs can also be viewed in person at the GBK Basketball Hall in Jakarta, Indonesia. KiosTix, the tournament’s official ticketing platform, is where tickets can be purchased.
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