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Position of the day

Yaroslavl

Predke - Tifomeev
Everlasting motive: 21.Bxh7+! Alexandr Predke is leading the race in Russian Championship Higher League.

Zagreb

Mamedyarov - Nepomniachtchi
An extra pawn doesn't bring happiness: White resigned after 32...Bh6!. Ian Nepomniachtchi won the third game in a row in Croatia Grand Chess Tour.

Yaroslavl

Iljiushenok - Fedoseev
Mass invasion: 20.Nb5! Qc6 21.Qf6 Rg8 22.Bd5!, and Black resigned. The Russian Championships Higher League started in Yaroslavl.

Zagreb

Giri - Carlsen
The assault stole up unnoticed: 19...g5! The second stage of the 2019 Grand Chess Tour started in Croatia.

Netanya

Smirin - Postny
Where is the king going? That's a big secret: 31.Ke2! A big chess festival is taking place in Israel.

Netanya

Rodshtein - McShane
Curses like chickens: 31.Re7? Qd6, and White resigned. A big chess festival started in Israel.

Netanya

Huzman - Tzidkiya
Reaching the darkest corner of the board: 42.Qh8! Kf8 43.Nf6! A big chess festival is taking place in Israel.

Maribor

Mikhalchishin - Sveshnikov
No step backwards: 27...Nxf2! 28.Kxf2 Qxh3. A friendly match of chess veterans took place in Slovenia.

Voronezh

Maiorov - Rozum
My kingdom for a queen: 26.Bxe8! Rxe3 27.Nxe3! cxd5 28.Nxd5 Qf8 29.Bxg6. The Alekhine Memorial is drawing to its close in Voronezh.