Team Beta victorious at 2018 SPICE Cup Chess Challenge

Team Beta defeated Team Alpha to win SPICE Cup Chess Challenge

Final Standings

(1 classical win = 2 points, 1 classical draw = 1 point / 1 rapid win = 1 point, 1 rapid draw = 1/2 point)

1 Ray Robson 11.5 (8 points classical - 3.5 points rapid)

2 Illia Nyzhnyk 10.0 (7 points - 3 points)

3 Jorge Cori 9.0 (5 points - 4 points)

4-5 Peter Prohaszka and Emilio Cordova 8.0 (5 points - 3 points)

6 Vasif Durarbayli 7.0 (5 points - 2 points)

7 PD Kannappan 6.5 (5 points - 1.5 points)

8 Lazaro Bruzon 6.0 (3 points - 3 points)

9 Alex Shimanov 5.0 (4 points - 1 point)

10 Awonder Liang 4.0 (3 points - 1 point)

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Time control

G/90 with 30 second increment & G/10 with 2 second increment

Team Alpha - 2599

Bruzon Batista, Lazaro 2673 Cuba
Cordova, Emilio 2619 Peru
Prohaszka, Peter 2611 Hungary
​Liang, Awonder 2578 USA
Kannappan, Priyadharshan 2513 India

Team Beta - 2634

Cori, Jorge 2654 Peru
Robson, Ray 2649 USA
Shimanov, Aleksandr 2645 Russia
Durarbayli, Vasif 2620 Azerbaijan
Nyzhnyk, Illia 2601 Ukraine

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Players from the 2 teams faced each other twice, one in classical chess (G/90 with 30" increment), and then they reversed colors for rapid (G/10 with 2" increment)

In classical chess, each win is worth 2 points, each draw 1 point, and 0 for a loss.

In rapid chess, each win is worth 1 point, each draw 1/2 point, and 0 for a loss.

Chief Arbiter: Susan Polgar
Tournament Organizer: Paul Truong

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Classical Chess

Match 1: Alpha 2 - 3 Beta

Match 2: Alpha 2.5 - 2.5 Beta

Match 3: Alpha 2.5 - 2.5 Beta

Match 4: Alpha 2 - 3 Beta

Match 5: Alpha 1.5 - 3.5 Beta

Rapid Chess

Match 1: Alpha 2 - 3 Beta

Match 2: Alpha 2 - 3 Beta

Match 3: Alpha 2.5 - 2.5 Beta

Match 4: Alpha 3.5 - 1.5 Beta

Match 5: Alpha 1.5 - 3.5 Beta

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