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 (in memory of Pal Benko)

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 rating FIDE or 2199+ USCF

FIDE ratings will be 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 - Maximum 2 byes for non-titled players).

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

​Andersen Gunnar USA 2229
Bruzon Batista Lazaro CUB GM 2644
Burke John USA GM 2551
Cezila Jr Rubens BRA 2163
Chambers Ezra BDI FM 2233
Chandra Akshat USA GM 2513
Colas Joshua USA FM 2293
Cordova Daza Emilio PER GM 2576
Eckert Doug USA FM 2123
Escalante Brian PER IM 2438
Furfine Jacob USA FM 2298
Gosdin Kaleb USA 2028
Grabinsky Aaron USA 2324
Jacobson Brandon USA IM 2454
Kavutskiy Kostya USA IM 2414
Kevlishvili Robby GEO IM 2483
Komarov Dimitri UKR GM 2505
Kozelov Roman UKR 2149
Krykun Yuriy UKR FM 2371
Kvakovszky George USA 2027
Lehmann Spencer USA FM 2223
Matta Nicholas USA 2123
Mishra Abhimanyu USA CM 2377
Nyzhnyk Illia UKR GM 2665
Park Evan USA 2012
Polavaram Rithik USA 2062
Proleiko Julian USA 2177
Quesada Perez Yuniesky USA GM 2615
Rozman Levy USA IM 2352
Schröder Jan-Christian GER GM 2572
Sheng Joshua USA IM 2483
Shutzman Tom USA 2269
Slade Theodore ENG 2124
Steingrimsson Hedinn ISL GM 2548
Sturt Raven USA IM 2462
Theodorou Nikolas GRE IM 2541
Wang Kevin USA IM 2420
Wang Justin USA IM 2449
Watson John USA IM 2210
Yanayt Eugene USA FM 2220
Ye Luke USA CM 2033
Yermolinsky Alex USA GM 2510
Yip Carissa USA WGM 2425
Yoo Christopher USA IM 2451

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