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SPICE Cup 2015

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

St. Louis

Limited FREE hotel accommodation (double occupancy) at the Crown Plaza available to foreign GMs.

Entry fees:
Free to GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs, FIDE rated players over 2300, and all foreign players with 2100+ FIDE (must complete all 9 rounds), if registered by September 30, 2015.
$50 later or on site. The rating minimums are to be met at the time of registration (or at any time starting April 2015 until the start of the tournament).
$100 to FIDE 2200-2299, $200 to FIDE U-2200 if received by September 30, 2015. Additional $50 later or on site.

Limited to first 50 entries. October 2015 rating will be used.

Last year winner was GM Illya Nyzhnyk.

Send entries to:
Webster University – SPICE
470 E. Lockwood Ave
St. Louis, MO 63119

Questions or registration for titled players: Email: spice@webster.edu or call 314-246-8075

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