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SPICE cup to be the strongest 10 player RR championship in US history

USCF average taing 2669, FIDE average rating 2596

Former US Champion GM Alexander Onischuk has accepted the invitation to participate in the 2nd Annual SPICE Cup, informs Susan Polgar. This makes this year’s competition close to category 15 with average FIDE rating of 2596. This will be the highest rated 10 player RR international tournament in US history!

Here are the 7 confirmed players so far:

GM Onischuk, Alexander 2728 USCF / 2664 FIDE
GM Miton, Kamil 2703 USCF / 2620 FIDE
GM Kaidanov, Gregory 2697 USCF / 2596 FIDE
GM Kritz, Leonid 2667 USCF / 2609 FIDE
GM Akobian, Varuzhan 2666 USCF / 2601 FIDE
GM Perelshteyn, Eugene 2623 USCF / 2552 FIDE
GM Hera, Imre 2599 USCF / 2524 FIDE

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