PRIZES

NOTE: Please be aware that the below applies to the previous event and is subject to change for Doeberl Cup 2018.

Prize Money

A $AUD 20,885 prize money pool was on offer for 2016. This is subject to change for the 2017 event.

  Premier Major Minor Lightning
1st $4,000 $1,500 $750 $150
2nd $2,500 $800 $400 $125
3rd $1,500 $450 $250 $100
4th $1,000 $250 $150  
5th $750 $150 $100  
6th $500 $100    
7th $500      
8th $500      
9th $400      
10th $400      
Fighting Fund $1000      
Best Female $500 $250    
Best Australian Jnr $1000      
Best Australian Jnr Female     $500  
Unrated     $100 $30
Under 2000       $80
Under 1500       $60
Under 1000       $40
Totals $14,550 $3,450 $2,250 $585

Notes:

  • All prize money is guaranteed.
  • Players are not eligible to win more than one prize from the list.
  • In the Minor division unrated players are only eligible to receive the unrated prize.

Under 1200's Prizes

The Under 1200's is supported by the Games Capital. Trophies will be given to the top three place getters. Additionally the following gift vouchers will be given as prizes. These gift vouchers are for use in the Canberra store. Prizes for players finishing on equal points are not shared, and will be allocated based on each player's tie-break score.

  • 1st - $160
  • 2nd - $120
  • 3rd - $80
  • 4th - $40
  • Biggest Upset - $50
  • Best Unrated - $50
  • Best Female - $80

The Best Female will receive a trophy and gift voucher sponsored by the ACTJCL.


Fighting Chess Fund

Round 9 of the Premier Tournament will include a Fighting Chess Fund valued at $1000.

  • Eligibility runs down to the last board with a player who has a score equal to the lowest score on board four.
  • Winners on eligible boards in Round 9 equally share the Fund.
  • Surplus prize money will be allocated at the organisers discretion.
  • Players are only eligible to participate in the Fighting Fund if they have not recorded a draw in less than 30 moves for the tournament.

Australian Junior Prizes (Bedi and Pooja Cup)

The Bedi Cup for the Best Australian Junior is named after the sponsor of the Australian Junior Prizes, Mr Baldev Bedi a local resident of Canberra. The Pooja Cup for the Best Australian Female Junior in the Minor earns its name from the Hindi word Pooja which is related to dedication and belief and focuses on disciplining the mind to prevent it wandering about on different things. Pooja is also a very popular name for women in Indian, especially in the Northern areas of India.

Players must be under 18 years old on the day that their tournament begins to be eligible for Australian Junior Prizes. Prizes will be awarded in addition to any other prize money that is won. Should two juniors be eligible for a prize by achieving the same score they will share the Junior prize money on offer. All Juniors that are awarded prizes will have their names engraved on their respective perpetual trophies. These are the Bedi Cup for the Best Australian Junior and the Pooja Cup for the Best Australian Female Junior in the Minor.


Best Female Prizes - Premier and Major Divisions

These prizes will be awarded to the top placed females in the Premier and Major divisions. The prize will be awarded in addition to any other prize money that is won. Should two female players be eligible for a prize by achieving the same score they will share the prize money on offer.

The Premier Best Female Prize is sponsored by Mr Shaun Press. Mr Jim Flood is sponsoring the Best Female prize for the Major Division.


Additional Awards

  • Medallions will be awarded based on FIDE tie breaks for the rating brackets in each tournament as well as best local and best junior.
  • The top three place getters in the Under 1200's will receive a trophy and free entry to their eligible long tournament for 2018. Prizes for players finishing on equal points are not shared, and will be allocated based on each player's tie-break score.
  • In the event for a tie for trophies the winner will be decided on a countback of scores.