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St. Louis

Nakamura - Grischuk
Black barely held until 75.Kh4! Nc7 76.Kh5 Ne8 77.c7! The Sinquefield Cup concluded in St. Louis.

St. Louis

Grischuk - Caruana
A left hook: 30.Ra6! The Sinquefield Cup continues in St. Louis.

St. Louis

Topalov - Caruana
White gives up a piece for some breathing air: 36.Nxf4 gxf4 37.Bxf4, but it did not stop Black's aggression: 37...Nd3!

St. Louis

So - Aronian
A dance around the bishop: 27...Qg5+ 28.Kf1 Qf4!, and White resigns in view of 29.Bxf5 d3 30.Qe1 Rc2. Levon Aronian becomes one of the leaders in St. Louis.

St. Louis

So - Grischuk
A blunder in a balanced position: after 29...f5? 30.exf5 gxf5 31.Rc7 Black is down a pawn. The only Russian in a Grand Chess Tour is now at -1.

St. Louis

Caruana - Carlsen
A terrible blunder on the control move: 40.Rxd2?? Rxd2, and White resigns.

St. Louis

Aronian - Caruana
White sacrifices a rook for an attack: 25.Ne4! Nd4 26.Qh5! The second stage of the Grand Chess Tour started in St. Louis.

Beijing

Malakhov - Wang Chen
A small combination: 48.Qxd5! Chinese Club Championship in underway in Beijing.

Linares

Naiditsch - Fier
With three sacrifices in a row White breaks through: 35.g4! hxg4 36.h5 gxh5 37.Rxd6! The national club championship is played in Spain.