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Position of the day

Shamkir

Carlsen - Grischuk
Pawn sacrifice, new episode: 29.Be3! exf4 30.gxf4! Magnus Carlsen triumphantly won the super tournament in Azerbaijan.

Shamkir

Karjakin - Carlsen
Playing for dominance: 30...Qg6 31.Bf2 Nd3! Magnus Carlsen wins the super tournament in Azerbaijan with one round to go.

Shamkir

Carlsen - Giri
The power of a poisoned pawn - White created a very dangerous attack after 18. gxf4 Qxe3+? 19. Kh1. The Vugar Gashimov Memorial is going on in Azerbaijan.

Shamkir

Karjakin - Anand
Dominance with minor forces - Black loses a pawn after 51.Re5+. The Vugar Gashimov Memorial is going on in Azerbaijan.

Shamkir

Grischuk - Topalov
When are bishops are stronger than knights. Black resigned after 68.Bd4! b5 69.Qc6. The Vugar Gashimov Memorial is going on in Azerbaijan.

Shamkir

Mamedyarov - Navara
Whims of endgames. Black could have won after 70...Rg8!, but 70...Rg7 allowed White to survive. The Vugar Gashimov Memorial is going on in Azerbaijan.

Shamkir

Carlsen - Anand
And then say that rook endgames are drawish! Black resigned after 43.g3! The sixth Vugar Gashimov Memorial is going on in Azerbaijan.

Shamkir

Navara - Carlsen
18...g5! is the World Champion's trademark move in the Sveshnikov Sicilian. Magnus Carlsen has taken the lead at the Vugar Gashimov Memorial.

Saint Louis

Xiong - Nakamura
In Alexander the Great's style - after 50...Kd3 a huge army of the white king didn't manage to save its sovereign. Hikaru Nakamura won the U.S. Championship for the fifth time.