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Game of the Day

Tuesday, May 24

A Esipenko
vs
Carlsen

Andrey the Giant
(by Knightmare07)

Player of the Day

Igor Shvyrjov
(1955-)

Opening of the Day

Budapest Gambit
1. d4 ♘f6 2. c4 e5
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