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Position of the day

Saint Petersburg

Volkov - Svidler
Oblation: 23...e6!? The Russian Championships Superfinals are taking place in Saint Petersburg.

Saint Petersburg

Tomashevsky - Fedoseev
No prejudices: Black seized the initiative by going forward from the king 19...g5!. The Russian Championships Superfinals are taking place in Saint Petersburg.

Saint Petersburg

Dubov - Volkov
Onwards and upwards: 13.Nd5!? Russian Championships Superfinals began in Saint Petersburg.

Khanty-Mansiysk

Ponkratov - Pridorozhni
Black should have jumped into a thornbush: 28...Nf4!! The final of the Rapid Grand Prix started in the capital of Ugra.

Wroclaw

Zawadzka - Kulon
Hunt for the queen helped White break through Black’s defense: 29.Nxa5+! Bxa5 30.Rf4 Qd5 31.Rc5. The K. Holuj–Radzikowska Women's Grandmaster Tournament is taking place in Poland.

Cosenza

Brunello - Valsecchi
Children run into their izba: 34...Rh5+! 35.Bxh5 Ng5+ 36.Kh4 Ng2#. The Italian Championship has kicked off.

Medias

Ivanchuk - Deac
A sharp knife and a tin can: 14.f5! gxf5 15.Rxf5! Vassily Ivanchuk won Kings Tournament in memoriam E. Polihroniade.

Medias

A. Muzychuk - E. Paehtz
Removing the last obstacle: 28.Rxf7! Rxd6 29.Rxg7+!, and Black resigned. Kings Tournament in memoriam E. Polihroniade is taking place in Romania.

Moscow

Dubov - Gordievsky
Line of power where all pieces arrive: 26.Rc2! Be6 27.Rfc1! Yuri Eliseev Memorial finished at the Tigran Petrosian Chess Club.