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11 Jul 2018 by TSZ

What Is The Prize Money At The FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018?

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WHAT IS THE PRIZE FOR THE WINNER?

As well as booking themselves a trip to the Best FIFA Football Awards, the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 winner will also earn a cool $250,000 for lifting the trophy.

Here's the full breakdown of the prize money on offer, from a total prize pot of $400,000:

Winner: $250,000
Runner-up:
$50,000
Semi-finalists: $20,000
Quarter-finalists: $10,000
Round of 16: $2,500

HOW DOES THIS COMPARE TO PREVIOUS YEARS?

2004-2016: Total Prize Money - $26,000

1st: $20,000

2nd: $5,000

3rd: $1,000

2017: Total Prize Money - $268,000

1st: $200,000

2nd: $40,000

3rd-4th: $5,000

5th-8th: $2,500

9th-16th: $1,000

Between 2004 and 2016, a total prize pot of $26,000 was at stake for the 32 players who made it through qualification into the grand finals, with the winner receiving $20,000, the runner up $5,000 and third place $1,000.

In 2017, the prize pot was increased by a mammoth 100% to reflect the growth of the competition by EA, which took the total amount of prize money to $268,000. This was shared between 16 of the 32 grand finalists compared to only the top three in all 13 previous tournaments. The winner took home $200,000, the runner up $40,000 and third and four place each received $5,000. The four players finishing between fifth and eight gained $2,500 while the remaining players making up the top 16 finishers each earnt $1,000.

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