2015

SPICE Cup 2015 – Participants

The 2015 SPICE Cup Open, sponsored by Webster University and the Susan Polgar Foundation, is scheduled to take place on 17-22nd October at the Crowne Plaza Clayton Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

The 9-round Swiss tournament is open to the players rated over 2100 FIDE and will provide opportunity for GM/IM norms. Time Control: G/90 + 30 second increment from move 1.

The total prize fund is $15,000 guaranteed.

$5,000-$2,500-$2,000-$1,500-$1,000-$500
U/2400 FIDE $500-$250-$125
U/2300 FIDE $500-$250-$125
Top Woman $500-$250

Last year winner was GM Illya Nyzhnyk

St. Louis

Official website

Pre-registration list (14 GMs, 8 IMs, 2 WGMs, 13 FMs…)

Acers, Jude USA 2229
Adamson, Robby USA FM 2274
Banawa, Joel USA FM 2359
Banawa, Carlos PHI FM 2268
Betaneli, Alexander USA FM 2176
Boff, André Ricardo Brazil 1933
Boros, Denes HUN GM 2465
Brown, Michael USA FM 2361
Chandra, Akshat USA IM 2506
Corrales Jimenez, Fidel USA GM 2523
Diamant, Andre BRA GM 2483
Durarbayli, Vasif AZE GM 2618
Eckert, Doug USA FM 2184
Friedel, Josh USA GM 2513
Ghatti, Sanjay USA 2139
Gulamali, Kazim USA FM 2346
Gurevich, Daniel USA IM 2455
Hendrickson, Nolan USA 2200
Jayaram, Ashwin IND GM 2515
Kamphorst, Maraani BRA 1825
Kannappan, Priyadharshan IND IM 2462
Kavutskiy, Kostya USA FM 2346
Keaton, Kiewra USA IM 2427
Le, Quang Liem VIE GM 2697
Leon Hoyos, Manuel MEX GM 2503
Li, Ruifeng USA IM 2444
Menna, Barreto Felipe BRA FM 2271
Mercado, Mendoza Luisa COL WFM 1906
Nemcova, Katerina USA WGM 2336
Nyzhnyk, Illia UKR GM 2628
Patel, Advait USA 2309
Reis, Renan do Carmo BRA FM 2235
Richter, Alex USA 2102
Robson, Ray USA GM 2680
Rosen, Eric USA IM 2406
Rosenthal, Nicholas USA 2104
Santarius, Erik USA 2313
Sevian, Samuel USA GM 2556
Shankar, Gauri IND FM 2332
Sharevich, Anna USA WGM 2280
Shimanov, Aleksandr RUS GM 2593
Sukandar, Irine INA IM 2411
Swindell, Shawn USA 2066
Troff, Kayden USA GM 2528
Voelker, James USA 2159
Wang, Qibiao China 2269
Watson, John USA IM 2309
Whaley, Davis USA FM 2187
Yanayt, Eugene USA FM 2195
Yermolinsky, Alex USA GM 2527

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