EDIT: Wait, did I win any money? 100 turtles?
All winners gained a 1st Degree rank in their choice of weapon and 100☼, everyones account balance is on the first page. Winners of the quarter-finals will get a 2nd Degree rank and 200☼ (O dear).
Dwarves vs. Animals and such would be fun but having cash prizes would probably set things off balance. Everyone would have to have an equal chance to fight and win.
SO, when your dwarves arn't fighting they're locked in their rooms for safety purposes. A side-effect of being zombified and fighting a fellow dwarf is that they won't get along with other dwarves. After all the deaths in Round One I figured a social party would do all the dwarves some good. I locked the outside doors of the Warriors Lounge and told everyone to meet in the dining room.
The resulting party killed 20 dwarves, crippled 2 more and the remaining 9 managed to get along and have a nice party. Of the 16 claimed dwarves only 3 survived with 1 of them being in the quarter-finals. This one dwarf killed 3 other dwarves in the brawl, all of them fellow quarter-finalists. The identity of this dwarf will remain hidden until he or she is either knocked out of the tournament or becomes the Champion.
Here are some pictures of the aftermath:
(I didn't save the game after it)
And here is what the arena looks like after 8 bloody battles: