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2017 SPICE Cup Open
A USCF Grand Prix Event

$16,500 Guaranteed – No Entry Fee
Sponsored by Webster University and the Susan Polgar Foundation
St. Louis, Missouri
October 21–26, 2017

GM/IM/WGM/WIM norm opportunity – Minimum rating FIDE 2100 or USCF 2200
Limited to first 50 entries. October 2017 rating will be used. FIDE rated
Time Control: G/90 + 30 second increment from move 1

Prizes:

$16,500 guaranteed
$5,000-$3,000-$2,000-$1,500-$1,000-$500-$300
U/2400 FIDE $600-$400-$250-$150
U/2250 FIDE $400-$250-$150
Top Woman $500-$250 (Can win both open + women prize)
Top Senior $250 (Born after December 31, 1966 – Can win both open + senior prize)

Limited FREE hotel accommodation (double occupancy) at the Clayton Plaza Hotel available to GMs.

Entry Fees:

FREE to all players 2200+, and foreign players with 2100+ FIDE (must complete all 9 rounds), if registered by October 1, 2017. $100 later or on site. The rating minimums are to be met at the time of registration (or at any time starting June 2017 until the start of the tournament).

Venue:

Clayton Plaza Hotel
7750 Carondelet Ave, St Louis, MO 63105 (FREE shuttle from the Lambert – St. Louis International Airport)
$109/night, FREE Hot Breakfast/Internet/Parking
For reservations guests should call 314-726-5400 and ask for “In House Reservations”
Group Name is SPICE Cup; Group Code is SPZ

Send entries to:

Webster University – SPICE
470 E. Lockwood Ave
St. Louis, MO 63119

Questions or registration: Email: spice@webster.edu or call 314-246-8075

Schedule

Saturday, October 21
5 pm – Round 1

Sunday, October 22
10 am – Round 2
5 pm – Round 3

Monday, October 23
10 am – Round 4
5 pm – Round 5

Tuesday, October 24
5 pm – Round 6

Wednesday, October 25
10 am – Round 7
5 pm – Round 8

Thursday, October 26
10 am – Round 9

All Rounds played at the Clayton Plaza Hotel

We only limit to 50 players maximum. Therefore, you may be placed on the waiting list.

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