Prize Money: Masters

1st £12,000; 2nd £6,000; 3rd £4,000;
4th £3,500; 5th £3,000; 6th £2,500;
7th £2,000; 8th £1,500;
9th £1,250; 10th £1,000

Best relative rating achievement:

2500 – 2599 £1,000
2400 – 2499 £1,000
2300 – 2399 £750 
2200 – 2299 £500 
2000 – 2199 £500

Ladies’ Awards

1st £3,500; 2nd £2,250; 3rd £1,500; 4th £1,250; 5th £1,000

Prizes (including the first prize) shall be shared where players have the same score.
No player can win more than one complete prize.

A player forfeits the right to a rating prize if they are absent for the last round.

Tie-break (for deciding who receives the award of a trophy):

In the event of a tie for first place, the winner will be decided by tie-break, in the following order of priority:

  • The results between the players involved in the tie
  • Sum of progressive score
  • Sum of opponents’ scores (Buchholz)
  • Sonneborn-Berger
  • Number of won games

British Championship Qualifier:

The highest placed eligible player not already qualified shall qualify for the right to play in the 2017 British Championship, subject to ECF regulations.

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