Texas Tech Opens 2009 SPICE Cup - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

9/18/09

Texas Tech Opens 2009 SPICE Cup

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence and Texas Tech officials presents the beginning of the SPICE Cup chess tournament.

The tournament will feature six chess grandmasters in it's A Group category. These players have an average rating of 2,631, making it a Category 16 tournament. This is the highest-rated international round robbin tournament held in the U.S.

The tournament will be Saturday, September 19th at 1:00 p.m. in the Matador Room of the Student Union Building on the TTU campus.

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