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Position of the day

Zagreb

Saric - Cheparinov
Cross-fire at the Tournament of Peace: 33.Bxg7! The Croatian grandmaster Ivan Saric enters 2700+ club.

Khanty-Mansiysk

Lagno - M. Muzychuk
Ending with opposite-colored bishops is not a synonym for a draw: Black didn't manage to survive after 36...Rxd3? 37.Kxd3 Bxf2 38.h5!. Kateryna Lagno qualified for the final of the Women's World Championship.

London

Carlsen - Caruana
Fortress Save the King: 58.a5! Bxa5 59.gxf6 gxf6 60.Kg6 Bd8 61.Kh7! The World Championship Match is taking place in the capital of the United Kingdom.

Khanty-Mansiysk

Kosteniuk - Ju Wenjun
White's a-pawn is ambushed: 18...Nxa6! The semi-final of the Women's World Championship started in the capital of Ugra.

Khanty-Mansiysk

M. Muzychuk - Abdumalik
Tie-breaks are all about nerves... Black lost a piece after 17...Be7?? 18.e5. Quarterfinals of the Women's World Championship finished in the capital of Ugra.

Khanty-Mansiysk

Tokhirjonova - Ju Wenjun
Having committed her pieces to assault, the White has weakened her rear and run into counterattack: 17...Nd5! 18.Bxe6 Bg5! The Women's World Championship is going on in the capital of Ugra.

Khanty-Mansiysk

M. Muzychuk - Abdumalik
The Maltese cross is always spectacular at least: 27...Rf5! The Women's World Championship is going on in the capital of Ugra.

Shenzhen

Vachier-Lagrave - Ding Liren
Being run over by the knight: 34.Bxc8 Rxc8 35.Qxa6! MVL interrupted Ding Liren's epic streak of 100 wins without a loss during the tournament in China.

Khanty-Mansiysk

Abdumalik - Zavadzka
Having played 34.Bg5!, White is attacking not only the black rook, but also the queen (g2-g4 is threatening). The Women's World Championship is going on in the capital of Ugra.