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Position of the day

Sochi

Sargaeva - Zeliantsova
Hurdle race: 22...Qh1+ 23.Kf2 Nfg4+ 24.Ke1 Nf3#. The Belaya Ladya final is taking place in Sochi.

Kazan

Kosteniuk - Dzagnidze
A graceful pirouette 37.Ng5+! Kg6 38.Nf3 Re4 39.g4, and the black pieces are entrapped in the enemy camp. The FIDE Women's Candidates Tournament is taking place in the capital of Tatarstan.

Kazan

Dzagnidze - Goryachkina
A dramatic conclusion: White has already missed a big advantage, but then her position became hopeless after 53.Bd1? Qa6! The FIDE Women's Candidates Tournament is taking place in the capital of Tatarstan.

Kazan

M. Muzychuk - Lagno
Big races: after 33...Nd3! 34.Rb1, Black could have won spectacularly by playing 34...Nf2! 35.Rf1 Ng4! The FIDE Women's Candidates Tournament is taking place in the capital of Tatarstan.

Kazan

Gunina - Kosteniuk
No country for the black rook: 32.Bc5! The FIDE Women's Candidates Tournament is taking place in the capital of Tatarstan.

Kazan

A. Muzychuk - Dzagnidze
Bishops burst to go into action: 21...d4! 22.Bxd4 Bxd4 23.Qxe4 Bxf2+, and Black seized the initiative. The FIDE Women's Candidates Tournament is taking place in the capital of Tatarstan.

Kazan

Gunina - Lagno
Valentina remains Valentina: White made a draw by a perpetual after 46.Ra1! Qxa1?! 47.Qe7+. The FIDE Women's Candidates Tournament started in the capital of Tatarstan.

Moscow

Nepomniachtchi - Grischuk
The black knight is out of play after 28.Qa4! b6 29.c6. Ian Nepomniachtchi won the first leg of FIDE Grand Prix Series.

Brest

J. Van Foreest - Brochet
A young Dutch player keeps on delivering blows: 19.Bf4 Qb7 20.Rxe7+!, and Black resigned. The national team championship is taking place in France.