September 19-29 at Texas Tech University
The full schedule is here.
This roster includes all updated September 2009 FIDE ratings!
SPICE Cup A Group – Category 16 (6-player DRR) - Average rating: 2631 – Average age: 20
Grandmaster Jon Ludvig Hammer,
This event will break the
SPICE Cup B Group – Category 11 (10-player RR) - Average rating: 2503
International Master Gabor Papp, Hungary, 2562, 22 years old (Texas Tech student and member of the TTU Knight Raiders)
International Master Davorin Kuljasevic, Croatia, 2547, 22 years old, (Texas Tech student and member of the TTU Knight Raiders)
Grandmaster Eugene Perelshteyn, United States, 2542, 29 years old (2007 SPICE Cup Champion and former winner of the prestigious Samford fellowship)
International Master Ray Robson,
Grandmaster Andre Diamant,
International Master Ben Finegold, United States, 2515, 40 years old (2-time U.S. Open Champion, 2-time National Open Champion and former winner of the prestigious Samford fellowship)
International Master Gergely Antal,
Grandmaster Vinay Bhat,
International Master Dean Ippolito,
FIDE Master Danny Rensch,
All ratings listed are from the September 2009 FIDE rating list.
Just as last year, the SPICE Cup will be held on campus at Texas Tech University and is co-organized by SPICE, Susan Polgar Foundation, and Texas Tech University.