INFINIX MALAYSIA EMPOWERS ESPORTS TALENTS WITH MLBB PARTNERSHIP: LYK X USM SNAGS MSL CHAMPIONSHIP 2023 TITLE
Infinix Malaysia collaborated with Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) for the Moonton Student Leader (MSL) Championship 2023, which began on May 21, 2023 and concluded on July 29, 2023. This competition reaffirmed Infinix’s commitment to empowering and equipping students interested in pursuing careers in the esports sector. As a sponsor, Infinix gave the winner team a RM15,000 cash reward as well as a special Infinix x MLBB Gift Box including the NOTE 30 Pro smartphones. The runner-up team earned RM10,000 in sponsorship, while the third-place team received RM5,000.
The MSL Championship 2023 brought together talented gamers from around the nation who took this as an opportunity to put their strategic and tactical skills to the test. The tournament not only highlighted the spirit of competition, but it also served as a platform for developing young talent and fostering a sense of community within the world of esports.
LYK X USM from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) emerged as triumphant of the MSL Championship 2023, impressing everyone with their exceptional skills and remarkable teamwork. The team’s eight highly skilled members, including the coach, Muhammad Izdham bin Razali (Cellow), and the team players Mohamad Arif Asyraaf bin Mohamad Redzwan (Riff), Harith bin Chandrasekaran (Rith), Muhamad Afif bin Muhamad Tarmizi (Kinder Bueno), Muhammad Arif Shamil bin Ariffin (Mel), Muhammad Faris bin Badrul Zaman (Aish), Muiz Fahmi bin Jamran (Moeh), and Muhammad Hakim Mikhail bin Mohd Saiful Rizal (Loving Myself), played a crucial role in securing the championship title.
Furthermore, the MSL Championship 2023 bestowed the esteemed title of Most Valuable Player (MVP) upon Kinder Bueno from the LYK X USM team. This prestigious accolade serves as a tribute to Kinder Bueno’s extraordinary gameplay, exemplary skills, and invaluable contributions that proved instrumental in the team’s success throughout the competition.
“I’ve had an interest in esports since high school because I love playing games. During high school, I participated in tournaments organised by the school, and when I entered college, I started competing more seriously. My plan to become a pro player is uncertain; if I’m destined to be one, I’ll become a pro player,” said Muhamad Afif bin Muhamad Tarmizi (Kinder Bueno) from the LYK X USM team.
The partnership between Infinix and MLBB for the MSL Championships 2023 proved to be a fruitful one, with the Infinix NOTE 30 Series prominently featured during the tournament. As the MSL Championship 2023 concluded on a high note, Infinix Malaysia now invites esports enthusiasts and fans to stay tuned to their official Facebook page for updates on upcoming events and promotions. For more information on the Infinix NOTE 30 series visit Infinix’s website, Facebook page, Instagram page and Tiktok channel.