Dlar on possibility of joining Chinese MLBB scene: 'I'll go'

Photo from MPL Philippines

by Drew Malihan

MAKATI - China as we all know is a global powerhouse in the world of esports. Multiple Chinese organizations have been crowned world champions of various esports labels and prestigious tournaments, from Invictus, Newbee, and Wings Gaming winning The International, and Invictus, FunPlus Phoenix, and EdWard Gaming having their hands on the Worlds trophy.

With Mobile Legends: Bang Bang entering the Chinese gaming scene, multiple teams sprouted, and with some notable Chinese organizations forming their own teams, some speculated that they will be the latest region to join the M5 World Championships Wildcard Stage to be held in Kuala Lumpur on November.

Gerald "Dlar" Trinchera seems to believe on the rumors.

"Gusto kong makita ang China. China talaga ang pinakainaabangan ko (sumali sa M5). [I wanted to see China. China is the region I anticipate the most (to join M5)]," Dlar said in a quick catchup with Dugout Philippines.

Dlar will be watching from the sidelines, for now. Photo from MPL Philippines

But is the renowned EXP laner interested in possibly joining a China-based organization should one team extend an offer?

"Papayag ako agad! [I'll go immediately]," the General said while chuckling.

The former ONIC Philippines and EVOS Legends player wants to have the experience of joining a China-based organization, something no Filipino player has ever done in any esports label.

"Dati pa lang kasi sa League of Legends, maraming malalakas na Chinese teams and organization [Even before in League of Legends, there are a lot of Chinese teams and organizations who are strong]," Dlar explained, stemming from his days playing League and even supporting teams in the past Worlds.

"Gusto kong makita kung paano yung sistema nila, kung paano magcoach yung mga Chinese coaches, paano nila ginagawa yung mga trabaho nila. Gusto kong ma-experience yun e. [I wanted to see how their system works, how the Chinese coaches do their coaching duties, how they all do their jobs. I want to have an experience with it]," he added.

Earlier, he said that he will be spending time with his family first, something that he rarely did since entering the MLBB pro scene in 2019 with ONIC Philippines.

Whether a Chinese team or any other organization will have Dlar's signature, that is still up in the air. But what we can assure is there are teams, a lot of them, who wanted to have the General in their ranks.

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