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Position of the day

Saint Louis

Le Quang Liem - Ivanchuk
Vassily Ivanchuk had both a bad tournament and his ultimate game: 28.Ng6! The 2019 Spring Chess Classic finished in the chess capital of the USA.

Prague

Duda - Navara
Black's passer was well-protected only by sight: 34.Rxa4! Round-robin grandmaster tournaments are taking place in the capital of the Czech Republic.

Astana

Lagno - Karavade
A loss of vigilance with dire consequences: 38...Rc2?? 39.Rxh6+!, and Black resigned. The World Team Championships are taking place in the capital of Kazakhstan.

Astana

Ni Hua - Lenderman
Infantrymen go into a bayonet assault: 29...f6! 30.Nf3 e5 31.Qh4 g5! The World Team Championships are going on in the capital of Kazakhstan.

Prague

Vitiugov - Harikrishna
When a king stays too long in the centre, one should keep an eye on the ball: 15.Bh6! Strong grandmaster tournaments are taking place in the capital of the Czech Republic.

Astana

Artemiev - Firouzja
A little trick allows White to keep two extra pawns: 28.Ne8+! The World Team Championships started in the capital of Kazakhstan.

Saint Louis

Akobian - Bok
Hop hop and sideswipe: 43...Ne3+! 2019 Spring Chess Classic tournaments are taking place in the US. chess capital.

Berlin

Korobov - Anand
Ram attack upon Black's bastions: 20.f5! Qf8 21.f6 Re6 22.Bf1! Yet another round of the Chess Bundesliga was played in Germany.

Berlin

Navara - Salgado Lopez
Bishops broke loose: 20.Bxc7! Yet another round of the Chess Bundesliga was played in Germany.