MOONTON Games and SILAB announce PH Qualifier Tournament for MWI 2024

Press Release

International gaming developer and publisher MOONTON Games, SILAB, and Philippine Esports Organization, have announced the launch of SILAB: Road to MWI Finals 2024, an all-female qualifier tournament for Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Women’s Invitational in the Philippines. The competition will run from April 21 to May 12, 2024, and will grant a spot in the MWI 2024 to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in July 2024.

Both MOONTON Games and SILAB will mount the event and work with renowned e-sports female personalities namely Queen Wasabi, Overdrive Creative Studios Founder and CEO Dani Rogacion, MPL Philippines caster Chantelle Hernandez, and Fantech PH Esports and PR Manager Jang Bien. Philippine Esports Organization also works closely.

The tournament will be divided into three phases, namely Franchise Owners’ Qualifiers Round, SILAB Open Qualifiers, and MWI Philippines Grand Finals. The registration for the SILAB Open Qualifiers opens today using the link:

“This partnership with MOONTON Games is a testament to their commitment to creating a platform for women and by women. We are grateful to MOONTON Games for creating the way towards inclusivity by mounting this event with us. May this initiative encourage women in esports to venture beyond their comfort zones and empower them to share their own narratives of success,” says Chantelle Hernandez.

“At MOONTON Games, we give importance to the representation of women in esports. With the launch of SILAB: Road to MWI Finals 2024, we hope that this platform will put the spotlight on our Filipina MLBB gamers to be seen and heard as they are equally strong and talented as our male gamers. Filipinas, apart from being managers, coaches, hosts, and casters, are also strong MLBB esports athletes,” says Lee Viloria, MOONTON Games BD and Partnerships Lead.

“We are delighted that this partnership between Moonton and Silab will bring much-needed momentum to move forward women in esports. We believe that esports is a great avenue to further push gender equality in sports and this collaboration will ignite the flames and light the way for our Esports community as a whole,” said Jab Escutin, PESO SIBOL General Manager.

The winner of SILAB: Road to MWI Finals 2024 will be given a slot in the upcoming MWI 2024. This year, MWI will feature one of the largest prize pools for women’s tournaments in history, giving a bigger arena for female MLBB esports athletes. Thousands of teams will participate in the Open Qualifiers around the world for the competition, and 12 teams will vie to take home the title and get the biggest share of the prize pool worth US$500,000.