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Position of the day

Moscow

Nakamura - Radjabov
The king retired in the attic: 39.Kh3 Qf1+ 40.Kh4 Qe1+ 41.Kh5, and Black resigned. The first leg of FIDE Grand Prix Series is going on in the Central Chess Club.

Moscow

Wojtaszek - Mamedyarov
Dark side of centralization: 55...Kd5? 56.Rc3! Bc6? 57.Ke3! Nb3 58.Re6!, and Black's winning position transformed into the lost one. The first leg of FIDE Grand Prix Series started in the Central Chess Club.

Moscow

Dubov - Giri
Mixed martial arts: 20.Nb5! The first leg of FIDE Grand Prix Series started in the Central Chess Club.

Hengshui

Cheparinov - Fedoseev
Chopping off whatever one doesn't need: 34...Be2!, and White resigned. IMSA World Masters Championship is taking place in China.

Hengshui

Dzagnidze - Kosteniuk
Unexpected guest: 20...Bg2! IMSA World Masters Championship is taking place in China.

Hengshui

Fedoseev - Bu Xiagnzhi
Let the sleeping pawn lie... Black has just played 13...Nf6-d5, and White «yielded to that provocation»: 14.e4! Nxc3 15.exf5! IMSA World Masters Championship is taking place in China.

Abidjan

Carlsen - Vachier-Lagrave
Following the precepts of classics: 20...Rxc3!? The first stage of the Grand Chess Tour is taking place in Cote d’Ivoire.

Abidjan

Carlsen - Amin
The Spanish bishop in all its glory: 32.e5! Ndxe5 33.Bxg6+! The first stage of the Grand Chess Tour finished in Cote d’Ivoire.

Sochi

Dominguez - Shubin
An ambush bishop b2 leaps into action: 21.Nxf7! Kxf7 22.Bxf5 with the idea of 22...exf5 23.e6+. The Russian Team Championships are finishing in Sochi.