Ipatov & Troff tie for first at SPICE Cup

GM Alexander Ipatov and IM Kayden Troff tied for first place at the SPICE Cup Open 2013, held 15th-19th October in Saint Louis, Missouri. The winners finished on 6.5/9, half a point more than a group of six players. For Troff it meant double success, as his score was enough for his second GM norm. IM Raja Panjwani of Canada also scored a GM norm while FM Kostya Kavustkiy of Ukraine scored an IM norm.