Bilbao
Giri - Anand
After 12. Qb1 the former World Champion is in trouble. The second half of the world's shortest tournament started in Bilbao.
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Cape d'Aghe
Karpov - A. Muzychuk
52. h6! gxh6 53. g6. Anatoly Evgenyevich keeps teaching young players how to handle endgame. Four semifinalists are determined in Cape d'Aghe.
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Bilbao
Granda - Perez
The dance of knights: after 31.Nce6+! fxe6 32.Nxg6+ Kg7 33.Nxe5 White won a pawn. An Iberoamericano championship is underway in Bilbao.
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Porto Carras
Yuffa - Cuellar
A direct blow breaks through the king's fortress: 25.Bxg7! Kxg7 26.Nh5+ Kh8 27.Rxb4! The World Junior Championships are underway in Greece.
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Bilbao
So - Ding Liren
Sacrifice, or you'll be sacrificed: after 32.Qe8+ Kg7 33.Qxd8! White parried the opponent's threats and started a decisive counterattack.
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Skopje
Wang Yue - Bacrot
Chasing the bishop: after 30.Nb6! Re5 31.Bd4! e3+ 32.Kc1 Black lost a piece. The European Club Cup is over.
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Skopje
Li Chao - Andreikin
The king inspires other warriors by his own example: 28.Kd4!? The European Club Cup comes to an end in Macedonia.
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Skopje
Kramnik - Topalov
The exchange sacrifice 29.Rxd5! exd5 30.e6 gave White a strong attack, and Topalov was unable to cope with the problems. The European Club Cup is underway in Macedonia.
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Skopje
Bodnaruk - Gunina
The bishops are overpowered: 31.Bh8! Rxh8 32.Rxe7+, and the rook cannot be taken in view of 33.Bg8+!
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Skopje
Nakamura - Ortega
The knight on е4 looks trapped, but it is actually in an ambush: 33.Rd5! Qxd5 34.Nf6+, and White wins.
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Skopje
Mamedyarov - Koikka
You are welcome: 24.e7+ Kb8 25.Qd7!, and Black resigns. The European Club Cup started in Macedonia.
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Skopje
Babula - Giri
Giri stalemated to death: 38.h4 Kh7 39.g4, and Black resigns. The Euro Cup continues in Skopje.
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Russian Team Championships