Poikovsky
Jakovenko - Sutovsky
A nice-looking knight move: 14.Nd5+! A traditional tournament started in Poikovsky.
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Bilbao
Carlsen - Giri
The blunder of the day: 37...Ra8? 38.Nxf5!, and Black's position is torn apart. Magnus Carlsen confidently wins the Bilbao supertournament.
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Bilbao
So - Giri
Black resigned after 56.Kg4! h5+ 57.Kf4. The Chess Masters is underway in Spain.
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Magas
Gelfand - Inarkiev
A brilliant line that was not played: 31...e2 32.Be6+ Kh8 33.Rf8+! Rxf8 34.Qxf8+! Nxf8 35.Bf6#. Gelfand-Inarkiev friendly match continues in Magas.
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China
Gunina - Stefanova
White could win brilliantly by 29.Qxd5! Qxg4 30.Rxe7!, but kept an advantage after 29.Nxf6+ Nxf6 30.Rxe7 as well. A women's supertournament in rapid and blitz begins in China.
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Dortmund
Kramnik - Najer
All white pieces are joining the attack: 35.Kh2! Kh7 36.h4! Kg8 37.Bh3. The Dortmund supertournament ended in Germany.
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Dortmund
Vachier-Lagrave - Ponomariov
Black's monarch is in trouble: 51.Nc4! Ra6 52.Bf3#. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins the Dortmund with a round to spare.
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Bilbao
Carlsen - Karjakin
A bayonet charge: 30.Rd2 Rf8 31.g4! The World Champion beats the Challenger at the supertournament in Spain.
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Magas
Gelfand - Inarkiev
A couple of unexpected visitors: 25.Qxf6! exd4 26.Nf5. A friendly match between Gelfand and Inarkiev started in Magas.
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Dortmund
Kramnik - Buhmann
Without any respect to material, just like Mikhail Tal: 19.Qxd3! The Dortmund supertournament in underway.
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Bilbao
Carlsen - Nakamura
Finally he gets caught: 35...e5! 36.Qg3 Rg6, and Black won the game. Finally Nakamura manages to win a game against Carlsen!
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Danzhou
Leko - Nepomniachtchi
A smoothered mate is in the air: 39...Be3! Ian Nepomiachtchi seizes the lead at the supertournament in China.
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Russian Team Championships