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2015 SPICE Cup Open (9 rounds SS)
Sponsored by Webster University
and the Susan Polgar Foundation

St. Louis, Missouri
October 17-22, 2015
 

GM/IM norm opportunity – Minimum rating (FIDE) 2100
Limited to first 50 entries. October 2015 rating will be used.

Time Control: G/90 + 30 second increment from move 1

PRIZES: $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

Limited FREE hotel accommodation (double occupancy) at the Clayton Plaza Hotel 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.

VENUE:

Clayton Plaza Hotel 7750 Carondelet Ave, St Louis, MO 63105 (FREE shuttle from the Lambert–St. Louis International Airport) $109/night, FREE Breakfast/Internet/Parking

For reservations guests can call directly to 314-726-5400 and ask for “In-House Reservations”
Group Name is SPICE Cup
Group Code is CEZ

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

Schedule

Saturday, October 17
5:00 pm – Round 1

Sunday, October 18
10:00 am – Round 2
5:00 pm – Round 3

Monday, October 19
10:00 am – Round 4
5:00 pm – Round 5

Tuesday, October 20
5:00 pm – Round 6

Wednesday, October 21
10:00 am – Round 7
5:00 pm – Round 8

Thursday, October 22

10:00 am – Round 9

All Rounds played at the Clayton Plaza Hotel

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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
Yermolisky, Alex USA GM 2527
Velez, Ryan USA 2063

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