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Position of the day

Montpellier

So - Fedorchuk
After 29...Nf3+! 30.Kf1 (30.Bxf3 Be4+) 30...Bd3+ 31.Re2 Rh1+! White resigned. This upset occurred at the French club championship.

Montpellier

Navara - Krasenkov
Powerful centralization decides the outcome of the game: 40...Nb5! 41.Rxb7 Nxc3+, and Black wins. The French club championship is played in Montpellier.

Montpellier

Sokolov - Najditsch
A nice finishing blow: 39.Qxf8+! Qxf8 40.Rd8! The French club championship takes place in Montpellier.

Montpellier

Baille - Gajewsky
Not all walks are equally useful: 33...Qh5+!, and White resigns. The club championship is underway in France.

Montpellier

Tregubov - Nezar
The game was decided by two knights dance: 21.Ne4! Rc6 22.Rxc6 Qxc6 23.Nd4! The club championship is underway in France.

Montpellier

Maze - Smith
His majesty arrived at the execution: 54...Ka5? 55.Bc7#.

Montpellier

Savina - Bedouin
After 41.bxc6! bxc5 42.Rb7+ Ka8 43.c7 Nd7 44.c8Q+ Rxc8 45.Rxd7 White achieved a decisive advantage. The national club championship in underway in France.

Chakvi

Zawadzka - Kovalevskaya
The terrorist knight starts the action: 36...Nf4! 37.Qd8+ Rf8 38.Qd1 Ng2!, and Black won. The European Women's Championship is over in Georgia.

Chakvi

Batsiashvili - Zhukova
The spectacular knight move 22...Nc1!! yielded Black an extra exchange. Natalia Zhukova leads with one round to go at the European championship.