International Chess

SPICE Cup Open 2013

The 2013 SPICE Cup Open is scheduled to take place on 15-19 October, 2013, in Saint Louis, Missouri. The tournament is sponsored by Webster University and the Susan Polgar Foundation.

The SPICE Cup Open will offer $11,000 guaranteed prize fund and the opportunity to win GM/IM norms. Minimum rating (FIDE) is 2100 and the number of participants is limited to 50.

Last year winner was GM Ray Robson

U/2400 FIDE $500-$250-$125
U/2300 FIDE $500-$250-$125
top female $250
(October 2013 rating will be used)

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

SPICE Cup Open

Entry fees:
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.

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

Send entries to:
Webster University – SPICE
470 E. Lockwood Ave
St. Louis, MO 63119

Questions? Email: or call 314-246-8075

Most Popular is an international chess news website dedicated to timely news reporting and live games broadcasts

Copyright © 2007-2016

To Top