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New Year’s Tournament in Moscow – Winner gets land in Piterenka (Updated)

New Year’s Tournament “Piterenka 2012” will take place on 29th December at the Moscow Central Chess Club. Four international Grandmasters will be invited to participate.

Update: e3e5 reports that Sergey Karjakin (reigning World Rapid Champion), Alexander Grischuk (reigning World Blitz Champion), Dmitry Jakovenko (reigning European Champion) and Ian Nepomniachtchi (2010 European Champion) will compete.

The tournament will be played as round robin with two rapid (10’+5”) and two blitz games (3’+2”) in each round.

The winner of the mixed rapid and blitz event will be awarded with a piece of land in the holiday village on the banks of river Piterenka in Moscow region.

Piterenka village is equipped with complete infrastructure, and also with indoor and outdoor sports facilities, three beaches for residents and hiking trails. ​​The village is surrounded by a fence and there is a check-point with round the clock security.

Piterenka village

Piterenka village

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