Chess

imperia

SPICE Cup Open 2012 with free entry

SPICE Cup Open 2012, October 16-20 in St. Louis

Susan Polgar and Webster University are organizing the 2012 edition of the SPICE Cup Open chess tournament. It will take place October 16-20 and for the first time it will have a free entry fee.

SPICE Cup Open will be held alongside the SPICE Cup Invitational tournament that is expected to be category 17-18. It will have a prize fund of $10,000 guaranteed ($4000 for the winner) and will be valid for IM/GM/WIM/WGM norms. The tournament is a 9 round Swiss with rate of play 90 minutes with a 30 second increment starting at move 1.

The event will be played at Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel 7730 Bonhomme Avenue St. Louis, MO 63105 (free shuttle from the Lambert – St. Louis International Airport). Limited free double occupancy accommodations available for GMs if registered by September 15, 2012.

For more information and registration visit the official website.

Chess, chess news and tournaments by Chessdom © 2007 - 2013