Perelshteyn Wins Spice Cup
By Dylan Loeb McClain
Eugene Perelshteyn, a grandmaster from Massachusetts, won the Spice Cup, a tournament at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Tex. He led from start to finish, scoring 6.5 out of 9. Gilberto Hernandez, a grandmaster from Mexico, finished second, a half point back. The games from the tournament can be replayed at Monroi.com. The tournament, which was a memorial to Samuel Reshevsky, the Polish-born American grandmaster, was organized by Susan Polgar, chairwoman of the United States Chess Federation, and Paul Truong, Polgar’s husband.
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– GM Susan Polgar