Quick Rules

Cup Finals Format
  • Format: 1on1
  • Type: Single Elimination - 128 Person bracket
Game Settings
  • Mode - Diamond Dynasty
  • Game mode - Stats Tracked
  • Innings:
    • Rounds 128-8 - 3 innings
    • Round of 4 - 6 innings
    • Final - 9 innings
  • Hitting Difficult - Hall of Fame
  • Pitching Difficult - Hall of Fame
  • Guess Pitch - OFF
  • Quick Counts - OFF
  • Injuries - OFF
  • Hot Zone - OFF
  • Strike Zone - ON
  • Balks - OFF
  • Umpire Accuracy - Perfect
  • Umpire close plays - ON
  • Ejections - ON
  • Presentation mode - Fast Play
Team Selection
  • The participants are required to play with their Diamond Dynasty team.

Created Players (CAP) are allowed


The following overall player attribute limits apply:
  • 3 x 95+ diamond players
  • 3 x 85 – 94 diamond players
  • The rest 84 or below
Starting Rotation Limit:
  • 2 x 95+ diamond starters
  • 1 x 85 – 94 diamond starter
  • The remaining 2, 84 or below
Bullpen Limit:
  • 2 x 95+ diamond bullpen pitchers
  • 2 x 85 – 94 diamond bullpen pitchers
  • 3 x 84 or below bullpen pitchers

Each player is required to submit a screenshot of their team and their bullpen/rotation from the Roster Management screen in Diamond Dynasty


Follow these steps to start your match:
  • Add opponent to friends list
  • Go to the Play tab
  • Select Diamond Dynasty
  • Go to Extended Play
  • Choose Play with Friends
  • Invite your opponent
  • Start the match

Both players are responsible to enter correct results in the following ways:
  • On the ESL website
  • Through the Tournament App on PS4
  • Through the ESL Play App on Android/iOS

Both players are required to take a screenshot at the end of the match, where the result and both player names are displayed. Players need to upload it after the match to the ESL website, Tournament App on PS4 or the ESL Play App. If you have a conflict in the match, please open a match protest on ESL Play, so the staff team can check the case and take a decision. The decision can also mean that both players are disqualified, if there is not enough proof for either player to be the clear winner.

Each team would be restricted to the following overall player attribute limits
  • The participants are allowed to play with any team available in the game.

Check full rules here.


The Online Final winners will be rewarded as outlined below:

Place Prize
medal_gold_3.png 1st 4,000$
medal_silver_3.png 2nd 2,000$
medal_bronze_3.png 3-4th 1,000$
medal_grey.png 5-8th 500$


Questions or doubts regarding this tournament? Please do not hesitate to contact our admin squad via Support Ticket. If you have any questions regarding creating an ESL account, joining the tournament, rules or contacting the rival, you can open a Support Ticket and we will reply as soon as possible

Problems with the match: If you have problems with contacting your opponent, something happened during the match and you want to escalate that, please open a Protest and we will try to solve the issue as soon as possible.

Please keep in mind that admins of the tournament are here to help and make sure that you have a great experience during the tournament.