1.) 38th Nezhmetdinov Mem Kazan 2016.6.4 Timofeev, Artyom–Sharafiev, Azat: 28.Nxf6! This sacrífice strips the King of its protection 28… Kxf6 ( Even worse is 28…Qxf6 29.Rxc7+ Kg8 30.Rf4 Qg6 31.Be4 Qe8 32.Qxb4 etc ) 29.Qf4+ Ke7 ( There is nothing better: 29…Kg7 30.Rxe6 c6 31.Qe5+ Kg8 32.Rg6+ or 29…Kg6 30.Rxe6+ ) 30.Rxe6+! Elegant! 30…Kxe6 ( 30…Kd7 31.Rd6+ cxd6 32.Qf5+ Ke8 33.Qg6+ Kd7 ) 31.Re3+ ( 31.Bh3+ and mate next ) 31…Kd7 32.Qf5+ 1-0 Mate next move.
2.) ch-ISL Reykjavik 2016.5.31 Thorfinnsson, Bragi–Ingvason, Johann: 24.d6! Bxd6 25.Nd5 The whole point. Now the Knight comes into f6 with tempo and suddently the Black King is in trouble. 25… Qc6 ( No better is 25…Qd8 26.Nf6+ Kh8 27.Qh4 Nh5 28.Bxh5 gxh5 29.Qxh5) 26.Nf6+ Kh8 27.Qh4 h5 ( 27…Nh5 28.Bxh5 ) 28.Qg5 1-0
3.) TCh-FRA Top 12 Drancy 2016.6.7 Baklan, V–Brunner, N: In the game continuation, Black lost quickly with 23…Bxd6 24.Nxd6 Qd5 25.Nxc8 1-0 To get an idea of the difficulties: ( if 23…Be6? 24.Qxe5 Bf8 25.Bxf8 f6 26.Qxe6+ Qf7 27.Nh6+ etc or if 23…Bxc2 24.Qxe5 once more, or if 23…Ra6 24.Qxe5 Bf8 25.Bxf8 f6 26.Nh6+ Kxf8 27.Qxf6+ Bf7 28.Qh8+; or if 23…Bf8 24.Bxf8 Rxf8 25.Nh6+ Kg7 26.Ng4 f6 27.Qh6+ Kg8 28.Nxf6+ ; or if 23…f6 24.Qxb3+ etc. The ONLY defence is 23…Nc6! defending e5. The point is that if now 24.Rxc6 ( relatively best is 24.Qxb3 Bxd6 25.Nxd6 Qd7 26.Nxc8 Rxc8 with equality ) 24…Rxc6 25.Qxe5 Bf8! ( 25…Bf6 26.Qe8+ ) 26.Bxf8 f6!! and the attack comes to a screeching stop, with Black being better! Ofcourse, this last point is almost impossible to find during a game with the clock ticking.
4.) VII ShakkiNet GM Helsinki 2016.6.4 Ronka, Erik–Greenfeld, Alon: In the game White lost after 28.Rd4? Qa2+ 0-1 Mate is unstoppable. Also bad is 28.Kc2? Qa2+ 29.Bb2 Bxa4+ etc. The correct defence is 28.Bd3! when Black has nothing better than a draw with 28… Qa2+ ( 28…Be8 is also good enough: 29.Rh4 Qa2+ 30.Bc2 Qd5+ 31.Bd3 etc ) 29.Bc2 Qd5+ (not 29… Rf2+ 30.Ke1! winning)