“The Match of the Century” organized by Garry Kasparov is won by the World team against the US team, Sputnik reports.
The match between combined chess teams of the World and America among U17 and U14 has been won by the World team, 19:13. The team performed under the leadership of Armenia representative 16-year-old Hayk Martitorsyan. The leader of the US team was Samuel Sevyan. Five out of the eight games were tied while the other three were won by the World team. Hayk Martirosyan and Samuel Sevyan met twice, the first meeting won by Sevyan, the second one by Martirosyan.
The victory was celebrated at the Hall of Fame of the Saint-Louis Chess Club. The prizes were presented to the winner by the ex-World champion Viswanathan Anand and the leading American Grand Master Wesley So.