Belgrade
Fischer - Petrosian
ChessBomb.com recollects a grandiose chess event of the past century: the USSR vs. Rest of the World match took place 50 years ago. The future and former world champions were struggling on the second board: 33.b4! Qc6 34 c4!
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Online
Stoofvlees - Komodo
Engines have their own secrets: 45.Kg1 g5 46.f5. The 17th edition of the Top Chess Engine Championship is going on.
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Yekaterinburg
Vachier-Lagrave - Nepomniachtchi
The second front: 28.Bxe7 Kxe7 29.g4! The FIDE Candidates Tournament is stopped.
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Yekaterinburg
Nepomniachtchi - Ding Liren
A unique way to survive which remained offscreen: 33...Rxb6! 34.Rxb6 Qxe2 35.Rb8 Re5!! 36.Rxd8+ Kh7, and 37.Rg1?! doesn't help because of 37...Qxf2 (after 38.Qa8? Re1 White is even mated). Ian Nepomniachtchi strengthened his leadership at the FIDE Candidates Tournament .
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Yekaterinburg
Vachier-Lagrave - Grischuk
Sometimes a knight on the edge of the board is more useful than one in the middle: 21...Na4! The FIDE Candidates Tournament is taking place in the capital of Ural.
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Yekaterinburg
Nepomniachtchi - Wang Hao
King under fire: 34.f4! The FIDE Candidates Tournament is taking place in the capital of Ural.
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Yekaterinburg
Ding Liren - Caruana
An impressive opening idea: 9...e5!? 10.Nxe5 Bc2!? The FIDE Candidates Tournament is taking place in the capital of Ural.
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Yekaterinburg
Vachier-Lagrave - Ding Liren
Left hook: 24…b5! The FIDE Candidates Tournament is taking place in the capital of Ural.
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Yekaterinburg
Giri - Nepomniachtchi
Pawns are the soul of the game: 24…b5! The FIDE Candidates Tournament started in the capital of Ural.
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Lausanne
M. Muzychuk - Harika
Galloping to a perpetual check: 20.c8N+! Nxc8 21.Nd4! Qc7 22.Nc6+ Ke8 23.Nb4+ Ke7 24.Nc6+. The FIDE Women's Grand Prix Series was played in Switzerland.
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Prague
Sveshnikov - Blodig
Pants for the king and bishop: 33.b5 axb5 34.Nh2! The FIDE World Senior Team Championships finished in the capital of the Czech Republic ahead-of-schedule.
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Prague
Jansa - Vaisser
Together with seniors: White lost a piece after 31.Be5? Nd7!. The FIDE World Senior Team Championships are taking place in the capital of the Czech Republic.
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Russian Team Championships