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Position of the day

Shamkir 2015

Anand - Mamedyarov
We continue learning Vishy Anand's favorite tool - an exchange sacrifice: 28.Rd5! The Vugar Gashimov Memorial is about to end in Azerbaijan.

Shamkir 2015

Anand - Adams
White seized the initiative with the positional sacrifice: 15.Rxf5! Qxf5 16.Nxe4.

Chengdu 2015

Wafa - Kosteniuk
After 42...Nh4+! 43.gxh4 Qg6+ 44.Kh3 Rg1 Black got a winning attack. A nice win in both game and match is the best birthday present!

Shamkir 2015

So - Adams
A pin and a fork is all you need to be happy: 37.exf6 Bxf6 38.Ne4! The Vugar Gashimov Memorial is underway in Azerbaijan.

Shamkir 2015

Carlsen - Mamedyarov
The timely regrouping 25.Qc5! Ba8 26.Bc3 gave White a quick victory. The Vugar Gashimov Memorial is underway in Azerbaijan.

Shamkir 2015

Anand - Carlsen
After 20.Nd5! with the idea 20...Bxe1? 21.Nf6+! White won a pawn. However, in the subsequent game the World Champion managed to save half a point.

Dubai 2015

Safarli - Grandelius
The black king hopes to find safety on another wing, but it is not going to happen: 49.Rf4! exf4 50.Re1! The traditional Dubai open is about to end in UAE.

Bremen 2015

Areschenko - Eljanov
The nice pirouette 27.Nc4! Rf5 28.Nb6 allows White to get to the Black's weak pawns in another round of the German Bundesliga.

Baden Baden 2015

Naiditsch - Fracnik
Blunder of the day: in a winning position Black played 37...exf4??, and 38.Qe8+ his position became lost. The game was played during in the German Bundesliga.