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J. Van Foreest - Nepomniachtchi
It is always disturbing for a king to be placed on one file with a rival's queen: 27.Bxh6! The first super tournament of the year is going on in the Netherlands.

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Radjabov - Fedoseev
To be precise to the last: 83...b5 84.axb5+ Kd6!, and White resigned. The first super tournament of the year is going on in the Netherlands.

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Carlsen - Rapport
Double attack is the salt of the game: 39.Bxf6+ Rxf6 40.Rxh7+!, and Black resigned. The first super tournament of the year is going on in the Netherlands.

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Praggnanandhaa - Kuipers
A stray knight: Black resigned after 23.c3! because he either loses a piece, or gets mated. A traditional chess festival is going on in the Netherlands.

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Duda - Giri
Sacrificing a pawn for the initiative: 14...f4! 15.gxf4 Ncd4! The first super tournament of the year is going on in the Netherlands.

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J. Van Foreest - Carlsen
It is important not to grudge pawns: 17...e4!? Magnus Carlsen broke his no-win series in classical chess in the Dutch super tournament.

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Rapport - Giri
A strange track: 38...Re7! 39.Qc6 Rg7 40.Qxe6+ Kh7, and White resigned. The first super tournament of the year is going on in the Netherlands.

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L. Van Foreest - Bareev
Cleaving a path to the black king: 26.Ne5! fxe5 27.fxe5. A traditional chess festival is going on in the Netherlands.

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Rapport - Shankland
A study in a practical game: 74...h6!! led to victory, but after 74...h5 the game ended in a draw. The first super tournament of the year is taking place in the Netherlands.