2013 SPICE Cup Open
Sponsored by Webster University
and the Susan Polgar Foundation

St. Louis, Missouri
October 15-19, 2013

GM/IM/WGM/WIM norm opportunity – Minimum rating (FIDE) 2100
Limited to first 50 entries
4 IM/GM norms were earned last year: http://susanpolgar.blogspot.com

PRIZES: $11,000 guaranteed

U/2400 FIDE $500-$250-$125
U/2300 FIDE $500-$250-$125
top female $250

October 2013 rating will be used

9 SS – G/90 with 30 sec increment from move 1

Limited FREE hotel accommodation (double occupancy) at the Crown Plaza available to foreign GMs.


Free to all GMs, IMs, WGMs and all FIDE rated players over 2300 (must complete all 9 rounds), if registered by September 30, 2013. $50 later or on site.

$100 to others if received by September 30, 2013. $150 later or on site.


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

For reservations guests can call directly to 314-726-5400 or 1-800-439-5719
Group Name is SPICE Cup or on line at www.cpclayton.com
Group Code is WQZ

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


Tuesday, October 15
5:00 pm – Round 1

Wednesday, October 16
10:00 am – Round 2
5:00 pm – Round 3

Thursday, October 17
10:00 am – Round 4
5:00 pm – Round 5

Friday, October 18

10:00 am – Round 6
5:00 pm – Round 7

Saturday, October 19
10:00 am – Round 8
5:00 pm – Round 9

All Rounds played at the Crown Plaza Clayton Hotel

Adamson Robby USA FM
Agrest Inna Sweden WIM
Altan-Ulzii Enkhtuul Mongolia WIM
Banawa Joel USA FM
Banawa Jake Phillipines FM
Boros Denes Hungary GM
Bykhovsky Anatoly Israel GM

Castellanos Renier Spain IM
Chandra Akshat USA FM
Chiang Sarah USA WFM
Chiang Jonathan USA FM

Colas Joshua USA FM
Córdova Emilio Peru GM
Corrales Fidel Cuba GM

Diamant Andre Brazil GM
Eckert Doug USA FM 

Finegold, Ben USA GM
Finegold, Spencer USA
Fredericks Jason Guyana
Gonzalez Yuri Cuba GM
Gurevich Daniel USA
Hendrickson Nolan USA
Heredia Carla Ecuador WIM
Ipatov Alexander Turkey GM
Jung Hans Canada FM
Kannappan Priyadharshan India IM
Kavustkiy Kostya USA FM
Kiewra Keaton USA IM
Le Liem Vietnam GM
Lenderman Alexander USA GM
Leon Hoyos Manuel Mexico GM

Li Ruifeng USA CM
Liang Awonder USA FM
Meier Georg Germany GM
Molner Mackenzie USA GM

Neimer Vitaly Israel IM
Nieto Manuel Valerio Waldo Colombia
Nieto Guillermo Luigui Ubaldo Colombia
Nieto Manuel Guillermo Colombia
Panjwani Raja Canada IM
Pereyra Diana Mexico WIM
Rakhmanov Aleksandr Russia GM
Reis Renan Brasil FM
Robson Ray USA GM
Rodriguez Eric USA FM
Ruiz Joshua Colombia IM

Sevian Samuel USA IM 
Shabalov Alexander USA GM
Sharevich Anna BLR WGM
Tang Andrew USA
Troff Kayden USA IM
Velotti Luke USA FM
Vigoa Yanira Cuba WGM
Voelker James USA
Xiong Jeffrey USA FM
Yermolinski Alexander USA GM

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