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Position of the day

Palma de Mallorca

Inarkiev - Li Chao
Passed pawns are asking for the fire: 24.Rd7! The final leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series started in Spain.

Moscow

Dubov - Artemiev
Both stylish and strong: 16.Rxf6! Yuri Eliseev Memorial started at the Tigran Petrosian Chess Club.

Saint Louis

Ding Liren - Carlsen
One move and I’ll shoot: 78.Ke3?? Rd3+, and White resigns. Champions Showdown finished in the USA.

Saint Louis

Carlsen - Ding Liren
Black got steamrolled: 28.e5! dxe5 29.d6! Champions Showdown is finishing in the USA.

Germany

Dubov - Trent
Be careful with forks: Black resigned after 14...Bg4? 15.Bxb4! without waiting for 15...Nxb4 16.Rd4. Yet another round is played in the Chess Bundesliga.

Germany

Karpov - Li Chao
Queen’s transfer to the kingside drives White to the wall: 35...Qc6! 36.Qe4 Qf6 37.Qg2 Bxf2! Yet another round is played in the Chess Bundesliga.

Acqui Terme

Beltz - Vasiukov
A king in the centre is a sitting duck: 27...Bc3+! The World Senior Championship is taking place in Italy.

Acqui Terme

Seyb - Granda Zuniga
Don’t eat everything that is offered: after 11.Nxd5? Nc5 12.Bc4 b5! 13.Bb3 Nxb3 14.Qxb3 Na5! 15.Qxb5+ Bc6 White lost a piece. The World Senior Championship is taking place in Italy.

Hersonissos

Danielian - Kosteniuk
Out of thin air: 28...Nd2!! The European Team Championship finished in Greece.