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.