MPL-PH Season 9 Playoffs Story - RSG Philippines is the S9 champion! Omega Esports as S9 runner-ups

The 4-day playoffs event of the MPL-PH Season 9 (S9) has been full of surprising match results with interesting stories aside from the action-packed gameplays. After these four days, RSG Philippines grabbed a championship after being a first-round exit in the previous season playoffs (S8). They will also represent the Philippines in the upcoming MSC 2022 along with Omega Esports, which is the runner-up for Season 9 and the defending champion of MSC.


The playoffs format is a combination of play-in and double elimination format just like in Season 8. Omega Esports and ONIC PH won in the play-ins against RSG PH and ECHO respectively to advance to the final four. Then, Omega met TNC in the upper bracket while ONIC PH was matched against RSG PH.

RSG PH and TNC are the two teams that advanced in the upper bracket finals while ONIC PH and Omega fell in the lower bracket. Omega won against ONIC PH to advance to the Lower bracket finals.


RSG PH won against TNC that is why Omega faced TNC again in the lower bracket finals while RSG PH got the first Grand Finals slot. Omega then swept TNC to advance to the Grand Finals.

The grand finals was a best-of-7 series. RSG PH won Game 1 while Omega won Game 2. Then, RSG PH won 3 games straight to end the series in five games. The series ended 4-1 with RSG PH being hailed as the champion of MPL-PH Season 9.


These are the players of the RSG PH S9 Champions: Demonkite; Emann; Nathzz; Aqua; Light; Kenji; Heath; Exort; Kousei; Wrecker. Nathzz is the Finals MVP for the Season 9 Grand Finals.

That wraps up the MPL-PH Season 9 Playoffs. Stay tuned for more news and updates!