May 8, 2024

USEF.GG Partners with MOONTON Games to Select MLBB Players for IESF International Tournaments

USEF.GG partners with Moonton Games to select MLBB players

Atlanta, May 8, 2024 – The United States Esports Federation (USEF.GG) and MOONTON Games, the developer of internationally-acclaimed Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, are partnering to select the top players to compete in upcoming IESF (International Esports Federation) tournaments. 

Throughout the spring, MOONTON Games has hosted its exciting North America Challenger Tournament (NACT) in order to identify top teams in the U.S. The intense competition is leading to the Season Grand Final event, which will take place in Las Vegas, at LUXOR HOTEL & CASINO, 3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89119, on May 12, 2024. 

Fans are invited to join the Grand Finals in-person or watch the livestream on YouTube. The high-stakes Finals will feature two of the best Mobile Legends: Bang Bang North American  teams, Gaimin Gladiators and BTK competing live and in-person. Participating teams are eligible to be selected by the USEF.GG Player Selection Committee to represent the United States in the IESF Pan American Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June. The top players will also be eligible to represent the U.S. at IESF’s World Esports Championship in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, taking place in late 2024. This year, the IESF WEC will feature two MLBB competition brackets: one for mixed teams, and one for female-only teams. 

“The United States Esports Federation is thrilled to continue to partner with Moonton to provide MLBB players with international pathways for esports competition and development,” said Gerald Solomon, Executive Director of USEF.GG. “The upcoming IESF tournaments present valuable opportunities for players to showcase their talent and passion for MLBB. Additionally, USEF.GG’s commitment to player development will provide greater opportunities for top MLBB players and professional teams.”    

“We’re thrilled to offer mobile tournament opportunities in the United States through MLBB,” said Todd Harris, Chair of the Board of NASEF and a leader in the games industry for decades. “We look forward to offering NACT winners an invitation to represent their country playing Mobile Legends: Bang Bang at key global events. They’ll receive global travel benefits, access to large prize pools, and coaching and support from USEF.GG’s player development team.”

About Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is the most popular mobile Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game worldwide that brings communities together through teamwork and strategy. With over 1.465 billion installations and 110 million active monthly users, the award-winning game is among the top 10 most played in over 80 countries. With an extensive reach across the Asia Pacific region, the multiplayer is available in 139 countries with an expansive global esports presence. 


About Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Esports

Established in 2017, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Esports serves as a platform for players to pursue their dreams of becoming esports athletes and illuminate opportunities within the international esports ecosystem. MLBB Esports has since expanded to multiple leagues, including the MPL series hosted in Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America.


About MOONTON Games

Established in 2014, MOONTON is a global video game company dedicated to gaming development, publication, and esports. With more than 1,600 employees worldwide, the company operates offices in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Latin America, Hong Kong, and mainland China. It has successfully launched several high-profile mobile games globally and has built long-term relationships with governments and esports organizations in more than 30 countries around the world. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is its current star game and the leading mobile multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game worldwide. For more information, visit

About the United States Esports Federation 

Through the United States Esports Federation, NASEF provides opportunities for elite esports athletes to represent the U.S. in global tournaments. USEF incorporates NASEF’s vision to develop athletes who are game changers in the esports world, emphasizing core values of learning, opportunity, community, diversity, and respect. USEF, like NASEF, operates under the umbrella of the 501(c)3 non-profit World Wide Scholastic Esports Foundation. Find USEF at and NASEF at

About NASEF: Game. Grow. Learn. Lead.

NASEF is on a mission to provide opportunities for all students to use esports as a platform to acquire STEM/STEAM-based skills and critical communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills needed to thrive in work and in life. NASEF operates under the umbrella of the World Wide Scholastic Esports Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit headquartered in Atlanta, GA. The International Esports Federation has entrusted NASEF with training and supporting its 130+ member federations as they undertake development of scholastic esports programs. Find NASEF at and on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.


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