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Position of the day

Riga

Karpov - Sveshnikov
After 31.g4! White got an advantage. The match between Anatoly Karpov and Evgeny Sveshnikov started in Riga.

Danzhou

Bruzon - Wang Yue
After 47...Qxc3 48.Rh6+ Kg7 49.bxc3 f6! White loses a rook. Wang Yue grabbed the lead in Danzhou.

Dortmund

Nisipeanu - Caruana
Remake of the classical theme: 28...axb4! 29.Nxc6 b3 30.Rxc7 Nd6!! Fabiano Caruana wins the Dortmund supertournament.

Samara

Timofeev - Schekachikhin
White sacrifices a bishop for the central break: 32.Bd4!

Samara

Либерман - Добров
A nice finish of Black's attack: 23...Rf3+! The Polugayevsky Memorial started in Samara.

Kaliningrad

Shimanov - Inarkiev
After 21...Nb6! 22.Nf4+ Kd7 23.Qf5+ Kc6 24.Qc2+ Nc4 Black managed to secure his king.

Kaliningrad

Artemiev - Kobalia
After 37.g5! White breaks through on light squares.

Kaliningrad

Motylev - Malakhov
White's attack started with 23.Bf6! Alexander Motylev becomes a sole leader of the Higher League.

Kaliningrad

Savina - Kashlinskaya
A textbook example of chess geometry: 25.Rxd7!!