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Blacklist through to upper bracket finals of Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup

Delfin Dioquino
Blacklist through to upper bracket finals of Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup

INCHING CLOSER. Blacklist International is one series win away from reaching the grand finals of the Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup.

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Blacklist International has yet to drop a game in the Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup

Filipino team Blacklist International remained unscathed in the Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup as it nailed its spot in the upper bracket finals on Friday, June 11.

Clinching its upper bracket playoffs berth without a single game loss, Blacklist imposed its will on Malaysian squad RSG MY, 2-0, in their best-of-three series to advance.

After taking down RSG MY in under 16 minutes in Game 1, Blacklist made quicker work of its Malaysian foes in Game 2 by wrapping up the series in only under 14 minutes.

Danerie James “Wise” del Rosario led Blacklist in Game 2 with 6 kills and 5 assists against 1 death on Granger, while Johnmar “OhMyV33nus” Villaluna had 1 kill and 10 assists against 1 death on Popol and Kupa.

Kiel “Oheb” Soriano also made his presence felt for Blacklist in Game 2 with 5 kills and 4 assists against 2 deaths on Harith.

Already assured of a top-four finish, Blacklist will take home at least $7,500 (around P350,000) of the $150,000 (around P7.1 million) prize pool.

Blacklist will face either fellow Filipino team Execration or Indonesian squad EVOS Legends in the upper bracket finals. – Rappler.com

Delfin Dioquino

Delfin Dioquino dreamt of being a PBA player, but he did not have the skills to make it. So he pursued the next best thing to being an athlete – to write about them. He took up journalism at the University of Santo Tomas and joined Rappler as soon as he graduated in 2017.