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Here are the Official Rules for the MPL Philippines


MPL-PH Qualifier Tournament Rules


1. Player Requirement

1.1 Players below the age of 18 are required to acquire parent’s consent to participate. Link to parental consent form: http://bit.ly/METWaiver1.

1.2 Players are not allowed to join more than 1 team.
1.3 Players must be available for all tournament dates, including potential post-tournament interviews or other tournament events.
1.4 The act of registering for this tournament implies full acceptance of all terms, conditions, rules and regulations stated, in its entirety.
1.5 All teams representing their countries will need to have at least 3 local citizens and all team members must reside in their represented country. All members are required to display the flag of the country the team is representing.


For the 3rd Qualifiers, at least 3 members of each team are required to display the Philippine flag in the match lobby.

2. Team Requirement
2.1 Team captains are expected to have Discord installed on their mobile device.
2.2 “A team must consists of the following members:
– 5 main players (Necessary)
– 1 reserved player (Optional)
– 1 manager (Optional)”
2.3 Team ownership is determined by the leader/captain appointed by the team during registration.
2.4 Teams are prohibited to replace any of the registered players including the reserved player) throughout the event.
2.5 By registering, Teams acknowledge that all usage of photos, videos, and any form of recording during the tournament have been given legal consent by the players for media and marketing purposes.

3. Team Names, Team Tags, and Player Names
3.1 Team Names may include upper-case letters, lower-case letters, numbers 0-9, underscores, or single spaces between words only. Team Names must not exceed 12 characters including spaces.
3.2 Teams will be permitted 1 team name tag in front of each player’s Hero Name. These tags must be upper-case letters or numbers 0-9 only. Team tags must not exceed 4 characters. Example : MyA.ABC
3.3 Player Names may include upper-case letters, lower-case letters, numbers 0-9, underscores, or single spaces between words only. (Do not use special characters in the Registration Form. Special Character will be allowed in your In-Game Names.) Player Names must not exceed 12 characters including spaces. No additional special characters will be allowed for team names, player Names, or tags. Player Names and Team Names may not contain: vulgarities or obscenities; MLBB hero derivatives or other similar character names; or derivatives of products or services that may create confusion.
3.4 All Team Tags, Team Names, and Player Names must be approved by organiser officials in advance of use in play. Name changes are not allowed except under certain extenuating circumstances, but must be approved by organiser officials prior to use in an organiser game. Any cosmetic change to logos, team names, etc. must be made 72 hours in advance of the first regional organiser game of the week. Organiser officials have the ability to deny a team name if it does not reflect the professional standards sought by the organiser and the team will be required to change their name.

4. Communication
4.1 DISCORD shall be used as the communication tool for the MPL-PH Qualifiers between team representatives and the MPL-PH tournament marshalls. .

4.2 Each team must have a representative present at the MPL-PH Discord Channel. Your team’s Discord channel will be sent to your captain’s email/mobile number at the end of the registration period (7pm on the night before the date of the qualifier).
4.3 Use a username same as your Team so as to make it easier for opposing captains to find one another.

5. Reporting Match Wins and Disputes

5.1 Match wins must be reported using the match results form: http://bit.ly/MPLWIN
A screenshot of the victory screen is required.

5.2 Match wins are to be submitted as soon as the match ends. Failing to submit the result of the match within 10 minutes after the match ended may result in a loss for both teams.

5.3 Disputes must be reported using the disputes form: http://bit.ly/MPLDispute
Screenshots as evidence of claims are recommended to quicken the process.  

5.4 Any disputes regarding the matches should be reported within 10 minutes of the matches finishing. Any disputes after the 10-minute mark will be subject to the decision of the marshal whether to pursue or not. As always, the marshal holds the final say regarding tournament details.

6. Tournament mode

6.1 All matches will be CUSTOM DRAFT PICK MODE.

6.2 Matches will be played with a best-of-one series except for the quarter-finals, semi-finals, and the battle-for-third match which will be played as a best-of-three series.

6.3 All players must only use their own game account to take part in matches.

6.4 The team on the top of the bracket will host the lobby and have the choice for which side they play. For best-of-three series, the team on the top of the bracket will have the choice for which side they play on the first game of the best-of-three series. The other team will choose sides on the second game, then the choice will be given back to the team on the top of the bracket.

7. Match-ups, Tardiness and No Shows

7.1 A match can only start with a full party of five (5) players on each team.

7.2 If the opposing team does not show up or is not complete after 10 minutes of the scheduled match, Team Captain should report it using the match results form: http://bit.ly/MPLWIN. The team should send a screenshot of the lobby with their complete line-up ready as proof instead of the usual Victory screen.

8. Cheating and Unsportsmanlike Conduct

8.1 Players proven to have been cheating, conspiring to cheat, or acting in an unsportsmanlike conduct will receive consequences upon the review of their action.

8.2 Cheating is defined as any practice that gives an unfair advantage to a team or player.
These include, but are not limited to:

Use of 3rd party software prohibited by Moonton.

Using of game exploits or bugs.

Playing for multiple teams at a certain qualifier / bracket.