Tuesday, October 30, 2007
2007 SPICE Cup International
2007 SPICE Cup International Invitational Chess Tournament
November 9 - 16, 2007
Texas Tech University
The average rating of this tournament will be approximately 2527, which is a category 12 event. This will be one of the strongest International round robin tournaments in the United States in many years. The FIDE time control will be 40 moves in 90 minutes + 15 minutes after move 40. There will also be a 30 second increment starting from move 1.
The International Arbiter and Chief TD will be IA Frank K. Berry.
The assistant Chief TD will be Mr. Jim Berry, USCF VP.
1. To be announced shortly
2. GM Boris Gulko 2571 USA
3. GM Julio Beccerra 2568 USA
4. GM Imre Hera 2544 Hungary
5. GM Gilberto Hernandez 2536 Mexico
6. GM Eugene Perelshteyn 2536 USA
7. IM Dmitry Schneider 2502 USA
8. IM Manuel Leon Hoyos 2495 Mexico
9. IM Irina Krush 2475 USA
10. IM Blas Lugo 2411 USA
All games will be covered LIVE on http://www.monroi.com/