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Position of the day

Khanty-Mansiysk

Kovalenko - Lupulescu
Uninvited guests: 52.Qh2! Bxg5 53.Kxg5 Kf8 54.Kf6!, and Black resigns. The FIDE World Cup started in the capital of Ugra.

Chelyabinsk

Volkov - Lobanov
It was blowing in the luft: 31.Qa7! The Igor Kurnosov Memorial finished in Chelyabinsk.

Chelyabinsk

Romanov - Slizhevsky
The rook got into trouble: 20.Ng5! Rd7 21.Rad1 Qa4 22.Qh3!, and Black resigns. The Igor Kurnosov Memorial is taking place in Chelyabinsk.

Katowice

Kempinski - Piorun
The knight is attacking from ambush: 22.Rb6! Ba8 23.Nd6, and Black resigned. Polish Ekstraliga is underway.

Katowice

Sadzikowski - Michalik
A combined breakthrough: 22...b4! 23.Bxb4 Bxb4 24.axb4 Ra1+ 25.Kc2 Nxe3+! Polish Ekstraliga is underway.

Katowice

Heberla - Navara
Roving: White lost a piece after 30.Nxd5? Qa6! Polish Ekstraliga is underway.

Katowice

Skawinski - Navara
A l'abordage: 16...Ng4!? Polish Ekstraliga is underway.

Saint Louis

Carlsen - Ding Liren
Bishops on the rampage: 39...Bf4! 40.Bc5 Ne7!, and White resigns. Ding Liren won a traditional Sinquefield Cup in the USA.

Saint Louis

Vachier-Lagrave - Carlsen
Signal to counterattack: 22...Bxc3! 23.Rxc3 e5. A traditional Sinquefield Cup finished in the USA, but the play-off for the first place is ahead.