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Position of the day

Dortmund

Nepomniachtchi - Nisipeanu
Neutralizing the central defender: 19.Re3! A traditional super tournament is drawing to its close in Germany.

Riga

Grischuk - Vachier-Lagrave
Invasion: 20...Nbd3! 21.f4 Qb4 22.Nb1 c3 23.fxe5 Nb2! Finalists of the FIDE Grand Prix leg were determined in the capital of Latvia.

Riga

Mamedyarov - So
A rigorous test: according to Mamedyarov, 15...Nxe4! would have led to a draw, but in the game White got a decisive advantage after 15...c3? 16.e5. The second leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series is taking place in the capital of Latvia.

Dortmund

Dominguez - Nepomniachtchi
A stray bishop: 24.Rh1! Rf8 25.Rh5, and Black resigned. A traditional super tournament is taking place in Germany.

Riga

Karjakin - So
A tie-break drama: White could have won with both 33.Bxf7+ and 33.Kxf4, but 33.Rxf7? Qh5+! 34.g4 Qh3+ led to a perpetual. The second leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series is taking place in the capital of Latvia.

Riga

Topalov - Vachier-Lagrave
To take or not to take? To take: 21...Nxe4! The second leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series is taking place in the capital of Latvia.

Dortmund

Rapport - Nepomniachtchi
Black's position became critical after 29.Be4! (threatening 30.Rd6). A traditional super tournament started in Germany.

Riga

Grischuk - Vitiugov
Home alone: 20.Bf6! The second leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series is taking place in the capital of Latvia.

Riga

Vachier-Lagrave - Navara
The bitter bit: 17.Qxh5 Qxh6 18.Qxh6 gxh6 19.c3!, and Black resigned. The second leg of FIDE Grand Prix started in the capital of Latvia.