Pardubice
Movsesian - Das
After 30.b4! Qxb4 31.e5! White got a decisive advantage.
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Vladivostok
Shomoev - Sutormin
27.Rxg7+! led to immediate resignation. A stage of the Russian Cup ended in Vladivostok.
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Biel
Adams - Rapport
The 34.Nxe6! punch secures White decisive advantage. Adams was not flawless in converting his advantage, but eventually won the game.
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Biel
Navara - Adams
A successful knight chase decides the game: 36...Rd4! 37.Na2 Rd2+!
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Biel
Eljanov - Rapport
With has an extra bishop, but it has no time to return into fight: after 40...d3! Black saved half a point. A traditional chess festival continues in Biel.
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Biel
Adams - Vachier-Lagrave
After 36...Be6! white king was dethroned: if 37.Ne3, there is 37...g5+! 38.fxg5 Ng6#.
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Biel
Eljanov - Navara
A tricky move order by Navara: 44...Re5! 45.Rxe5+ Kf6. White must return the rook with a hopeless position.
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Ningbo
Matlakov - Wei Yi
White is dominating completely: 31.h4! Ra6 32.Ne5!, and Black regisns. Russia lost the Scheveningen match to China, but there were some wins for our players, too.
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Poti
Bagdasarian - Kostenko
White pieces in the attacking mood: 17.Bxh6! f5 18.Bxg7! fxe4 19.Qh5! with lethal threats. Nana Aleksandria Cup is underway in Georgia.
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Ningbo
Gunina - Huang Qian
When Valentina has an open file, she is eager to sacrifice: 25.Qd2!? gxf4 26.gxf4, and White eventually outplayed the opponent.
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Ningbo
Matlakov - Lu Shanglei
Utilizing weak squares: after 25.Nc3 Rd8 26.Nb5 Rc8 27.Bh3! Black's position is hopeless. Ningbo hosts a friendly China-Russia match.
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Poti
Mikaelian - Jobava
After 26...Rb5! 27.Bxb5 Bxb5 Black seized the initiative. Nana Alexanria Cup is underway in Georgia.
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