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Position of the day

Sochi

Mamedyarov - Goryachkina
Unexpected visitors: 25.Bd7! Qxd7 26.Nxd5 Black resigned. The Russian team blitz championships finished in Sochi.

Sochi

Artemiev - Morozevich
Blunder of the day: a lunge 19...Bg3! would have given Black a big advantage but after 19...Kg7? 20.Rxh6! he had to resign immediately. Ladya from Tatarstan won Russian Team Rapid Championship.

Sochi

Hasangatin - Shirov
After 10...Nxb4! 11.Qxb4 Bxc5 White came under hail of blows. Sochi is hosting Russian Team Rapid Championships.

Sochi

Artemiev - Morozevich
When a king is lacking his retinue: after 26.Qxh7+! Kxh7 27.Rxe5 White unleashed a decisive attack. Vladislav Artemiev wins the Russian blitz championship.

Sochi

Motylev - Timofeev
A l’abordage: 22.f5! gxf5 23.Rxd6! Alexander Motylev wins the Russian rapid championship.

Douglas

I. Sokolov - Rapport
Pawns are falling: 31...Nxg2! A large-scale open tournament is finishing on the Isle of Man.

Douglas

Caruana - Jones
And forks, and pins, and it’s necessary to take something: 26.Rxc7! A large-scale open tournament is under way on the Isle of Man.

Douglas

Gelfand - Zatonskih
Blunder of a day: after an incautious 35.Rf2? (the right move is 35.Rfd3 with a big advantage) 35...Rc5! 36.Qe2 Qc6+ White lost a piece.

Tbilisi

Aronian - Ding Liren
To find a gap in the defenсes: 19.Ng6! Levon Aronian became a twofold winner of the World Cup.