2020 SPICE Cup at an amazing new venue!

SusanPolgar

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

October 20-25, 2020

14th Annual SPICE Cup Open

9SS, G/90 + inc/30

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – Chesterfield
16625 Swingley Ridge Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017
Tennis (9 indoor courts and 6 outdoor courts), Indoor/Outdoor Pools, Indoor Basketball/Volleyball, Full Service Health Club, Walking Trails, and much more…

$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: $400-200-100

Top U2300: $400-200-100

Special prizes (which can be won in addition to place or class prize):

Top Woman / Top Junior (born after 1/1, 2005) / Top Senior (born before 1/1, 1970): $300-200 each category

Brilliancy prize: $100

Limited free hotel accommodation at event hotel for 2500+ GMs

All equipment (Sets, Boards, Clocks) 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 2pm

Rounds: 10/20 5pm, 10/21 & 22 10am & 5pm, 10/23 5pm, 10/24 10am & 5pm, 10/25 10am

HR: $119 (for King room) or $129 (for 2 doubles) including FREE excellent full hot buffet breakfast, internet & parking. There are free shuttles to area restaurants, Chesterfield Mall, and 2 Huge Outlet Malls within 1-2 miles.

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

Here are some photos of the available amenities at the new SPICE Cup hotel venue:

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