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Position of the day

Moscow

Zakhartsov - Afanasiev
At two leapings: 25.Nh6+! gxh6 26.Qg4+, and Black resigns. A traditional chess festival is finishing in Moscow.

Moscow

Bodnaruk - Nechaeva
Normal heroes always make a detour: 31.Rxg6! fxg6 32.Rh1. A traditional chess festival is taking place in Moscow.

Gibraltar

Le Quang Liem - Dubov
A white ball breaks the pyramid of black pawns and pieces: 45.d4! A traditional open tournament finished in Gibraltar.

Gibraltar

Ivanchuk - Lei Tingjie
Whoever is afraid of wolves had better not go into the wood for pawns: 24.Na7!? A traditional Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival is drawing to a close.

Gibraltar

Vitiugov - Gledura
Bringing up hidden reserves: 35.Rxe3! Rxe3 36.Ng4! Black resigns. A traditional Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival is finishing.

Gibraltar

Henderson De La Fuente - Dubov
Stonefalls happen on the Rock: 29...Rxf2! 30.Rxf2 Re1+ 31.Rf1 Qxa4!, and Black wins.

Wijk aan Zee

Adhiban - Kramnik
Delusion of the day: 35.Rxa5? bxa5 36.c6 a6!, and White's better position turned lost. The first super tournament of the year finished in the Netherlands.

Gibraltar

Duda - Nakamura
To smash White's position: 37...Re7! 38.Qxe7 Qxc3+ 39.Ka3 Qa5#. Hikaru Nakamura wins the 5th game in a row.

Gibraltar

Esipenko - Vega Gutierrez
Body-check on rink board: 19.Nb6! Rad8 20.Rfd1 Bc6 21.Bf1! Qa7 22.Nc8 Black resigns.