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Position of the day

Izhevsk

Charochkina - Shafigullina
Clearing out the black squares: 31.Nxc5! The Russian Championships Superfinals are taking place in Udmurtia.

Saint Louis

Caruana - Nepomniachtchi
A missed win: 28...Rxa3! 29.bxa3 Qxa3 30.f3 Qa7!! A traditional Sinquefield Cup is taking place in the USA.

Izhevsk

Kosteniuk - Kashlinskaya
Sharp objects like forks are quite dangerous: 26.Qc5? e3+! The Russian Championships Superfinals are taking place in Udmurtia.

Izhevsk

Kashlinskaya - Goryachkina
Bishops in all their glory: 29...Bxf3! 30.Kg1 Bh2+! The Russian Championships Superfinals are taking place in Udmurtia.

Izhevsk

Dreev - Artemiev
An untimely exchange: 37...Bxg2? 38.h4! Qg4 39.Qxf6 Qh3 40.Qxf7+, and Black resigns. The Russian Championships Superfinals are taking place in Udmurtia.

Izhevsk

Goryachkina - Shafigullina
A sudden invasion: 20.Re7! The Russian Championships Superfinals are taking place in Udmurtia.

Izhevsk

Charochkina - Kashlinskaya
Attack on black squares: 37...Rxc1! 38.Rxc1 Qxb2. The Russian Championships Superfinals are taking place in Udmurtia.

Votkinsk

Motylev - Predke
A tiny combination for a small «plus»: 22.Rxe7! Rxe7 23.Qxd6 Qxd6 24.Nxd6 Rce8 25.Nxe8 Rxe8 26.Ne3. The Russian Championships Superfinals are taking place in Udmurtia.

Abu Dhabi

Jobava - Maghsoodloo
The knight retreats to the corner in order to take a running approach: 20.Na1 d5 21.Nc2! dxe4 22.Nb4, and soon it will find itself on d8. A big chess festival is taking place in the UAE.