27 July 2017
First Games of Match of the Millennials Are Played in Saint Louis
World team takes the lead.
Photo: Twitter of SaintLouis ChessClubThe Match of the Millennials between young US and rest-of-the-world players under 14 and under 17 years old is taking place in the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis on 26-29 July. The format is a double round Scheveningen system for the U17 group and a single round Scheveningen system for the U14 group.
On the first match day, the U14 rest-of-the-world players outplayed their peers 2.5-1.5 thanks to the victories of Nodirbek Abdusattorov (Uzbekistan) and Bibisara Assaubayeva (Russia).
In the U17 group the score is equal - 4-4.
Current score is 6.5-5,5 in favour of the World team.