2019 SPICE Cup (In Memory of Benko) - $15,500+ (Junior GP/200 GP Points Enhance)

New FANTASTIC LOCATION with many restaurants and shops within minutes of walking distance

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!
US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 200 (ENHANCED)

October 22-27, 2019

13th Annual SPICE Cup Open

9SS, G/90 + inc/30

Days Inn Hotel, 3660 S Lindbergh Blvd, St Louis, MO 63127

$15,500 in prizes - all guaranteed. GM, IM, WGM, WIM norms possible

One Section, minimum 2000 FIDE to play. FIDE ratings used for pairings and prizes

Prizes: $5000-3000-2000-1500-1000

Top U2450: $500-250

Top U2300: $500-250

Special prizes (which can be won in addition to place or class prize): Top Woman / Top Junior (born after 1/1, 2004) / Top Senior (born before 1/1, 1969) $500 each

Limited free hotel accommodation at event hotel for GMs

All equipment provided

EF: Free to GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs (must complete all 9 rounds - No money will be deducted from prizes).

Foreign FIDE-rated players/US FIDE Masters/US players 2300+ FIDE $100 by 9/15, $125 by 10/13, $150 later or on onsite

US players 2200-2299 FIDE, $150 9/15, $175 by 10/13, $200 later or on onsite

US players 2100-2199 FIDE, $200 9/15, $225 by 10/13, $250 later or on onsite

US players 2000-2099 FIDE, $300 9/15, $350 by 10/13, $400 later or on onsite

Schedule: Registration ends Tuesday at 3pm

Rounds: 10/22 5pm, 10/23 & 24 10am & 5pm, 10/25 5pm, 10/26 10am & 5pm 10/27 10am

HR: $69 (for King room) or $79 (for 2 doubles) including FREE continental breakfast, internet & parking. For reservations call 314-821-3000 and use “Chess Tournament” code. There are a huge amount of restaurants and shops within minutes of walking distance.

Entries: Webster University SPICE c/o Clare Brown, 314-246-8075, chess@webster.edu 470 E Lockwood Ave St. Louis, MO 63119.

More info: www.webster.edu/spice/spicecup

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