MPL-PH Season 8 Playoffs Story - Blacklist International is now a back-to-back champion!

The 4-day playoffs event of the MPL-PH Season 8 has been full of exciting matches with interesting stories and action-packed gameplays. After four days, Blacklist International claimed another championship after being victorious the Grand Finals match against Onic Philippines.


The playoffs format is a combination of play-in and double elimination format. Nexplay Evos and Omega advanced in the play-ins against RSG PH and ECHO respectively. Then, those two teams met Onic PH and Blacklist International in the upper bracket.

Onic PH and Omega are the two teams that advanced in the upper bracket finals while Blacklist International and Nexplay Evos fell in the lower bracket. Blacklist International won against Nexplay Evos to advance to the Lower bracket finals.


Onic PH won against Omega that is why Omega faced Blacklist International in the lower bracket finals while Onic PH got the first Grand Finals slot. Blacklist International then won against Omega to advance to the Grand Finals.

The grand finals was a best-of-7 series. Blacklist International won Game 1 while ONIC PH won Game 2. Then, Blacklist International won 3 games straight with their Bane jungler pick. The series ended 4-1 with Blacklist International being hailed as the champion of MPL-PH Season 8.


Blacklist International managed to two-peat as they are the Season 7 and Season 8 champions. This is the first championship for the MPL-PH Season 8 Overall MVP, Hadji.

That wraps up the MPL-PH Season 8 Playoffs. Stay tuned for more news and updates!