Match Tournament of the Generations “Nutcracker” 2014

The Nutcracker Match of the Generations takes place 20th to 25th December 2014 in Moscow. A Scheveningen chess tournament with a team of experienced “Kings” (Leko, Shirov, Dreev and Morozevich) take on a team of younger players “Princes” (Artemiev, Fedoseev, Dubov and Oparin). Starts with 4 Classical game then two days with 8 rapid games.

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The classical part of the tournament takes place on 20-23rd December. The win is awarded with two points and draw with one point. The rapid games will be played on 24-25th December

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Anatoly Karpov attended the opening ceremony

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Oleg Skvortsov making the first move

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