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Opening Repertoire Strategic Play with 1 d4 review
I found a new book for everyman about 1.d4 and strategic play and I am thinging to buy it.
I saw that it has  "The Romanishin Variation", it is against Grunfeld defence?
I do not see any "Gr...

Started 04/30/23 at 16:52:24 by Avatar
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Best new-ish Grünfeld book for ideas?
in your opinion which recent-ish (maybe last 5 years?) Grünfeld book has the best explanation of general ideas? In general, I have sources that contain a bunch of theory (plus access to comp...

Started 11/14/22 at 18:55:17 by fjd
5 1373 Last Post 11/15/22 at 20:57:21
By: Kerangali
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Playing for the win against the 8.Bb5 grunfeld
In most line the grunfeld is full of possibilities. Be it in an endgame, a tactical position or a strategical battle.
But I don't know of any variation as dry as this one.
So what's the most...

Started 01/01/22 at 22:57:48 by Sinn
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Underappreciated line in the 5. Bf4 Grunfeld?
After 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bf4 0-0 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Qa5 8. Rc1, the mainline by far is 8...dxc4 and continues 9. Bxc4 Qxc5 10. Bb3.
This position is recommended by Svidler ...

Started 09/13/21 at 07:57:42 by Hindemith
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By: Hindemith
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Grandelius ...Qa6 against the exchange Be3/Nf3/Nd2
Hi guys,
just a quick question:
I am looking right now at the Gruenfeld exchange with Be3 and Nf3. From a practical perspective I think the lines with an early ...Qa5 make a lot of sense a...

Started 08/07/21 at 21:14:31 by halbstark
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Davies' Opening Repertoire: The Grünfeld Defence
Anybody know what the repertoire choices for Davies' new book are? I see he goes with the old Smyslov line in the Russian, but what else?

Started 02/04/21 at 16:05:44 by proustiskeen
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By: MW
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Avrukh GM2a
Hello folks,
An excerpt of Avrukh's second edition can be found here:
I have a very specific question:

Started 03/26/18 at 07:33:43 by pioleiva
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By: Straggler
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Avoid Fianchetto Grünfeld, Play Fianchetto KID
I am unsure how to put this topic in a correct place, because it involves a few openings.
For Whiterepertoire: I used to play Fianchetto Grünfeld as White until I noticed that after the many nov...

Started 12/24/14 at 01:37:45 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
6 8839 Last Post 11/18/20 at 16:33:06
By: FreeRepublic
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Grunfeld books
I have a few books on the Grunfeld and am currently looking through Dembo's book.  I like the layout and she gives plenty of lines for white and black.  Without getting into details, I don't agree wit...

Started 01/26/16 at 12:14:11 by crdII
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By: Seeley
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Resources on the Bc4 Exchange Grünfeld
Have there been any Resources on the Bc4 Exchange Grünfeld for the White Side recently?

Started 10/11/20 at 16:21:45 by mxstoe
1 1210 Last Post 10/12/20 at 10:32:27
By: Pawnpusher
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Symmetrical "Grunfeld"
I am generally playing 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.g3 lately, and man...I hate the position after 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.g3 g6 3.Bg2 Bg7 4.O-O O-O 5.d4 d5. Against 5...d6 I am very happy with 6.b3!?, but I really struggle to fi...

Started 09/28/20 at 12:50:23 by TonyRo
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Modernized Grünfeld by Zherebukh
The Modernized Grünfeld Defense   
by GM Yaroslav Zherebukh
Thinkers Publishing 2020 ; 304 pages ; € 30
According to Niggemann it will be available on May 18th
There‘s a free preview wit...

Started 04/28/20 at 18:10:03 by tracke
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By: grandpatzer
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Playing the Grünfeld – Kovalchuk
Any feedback on this new book? I see it is now available on Forward Chess. Thanks.

Started 03/20/20 at 21:29:40 by ehpotsirhc
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By: TD
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The Safest Grunfeld Reloaded by Delchev
I haven't seen this book covered in this forum anywhere. I am thinking of buying this, as I liked their previous work (the Safest Grunfeld 2011 written with Agrest) quite a lot. If anyone has this, ho...

Started 12/08/19 at 16:04:00 by LordChaos21
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The Modernized Grunfeld
Hello All,
I was curious, does anyone know if this title might be in the works by Thinkers Publishing?
Cheers, AJ

Started 09/30/19 at 18:50:26 by RivertonKnight
1 1694 Last Post 09/30/19 at 19:32:08
By: Pantu - Ex Member
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Books advocating Bf4 vs the Grunfeld for White
Is anyone aware of a few good repertoire books advocating the Bf4 line vs the Grunfeld? I mean, before or after Nf3. I vaguely remember at least one such book being written, but unfortunately forgot t...

Started 11/24/17 at 21:18:04 by grandpatzer
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By: Stigma
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Russian System
I am wondering to buy this e-book about Russian system in  Modern-chess.
Can somebody give me an opinion about the quality?
Looks interesting at first sight.

Started 03/12/16 at 21:18:13 by chesstheory
4 6353 Last Post 08/21/17 at 07:39:13
By: TN
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Is the Grunfeld a poor opening for winning chances
I've played a lot of blitz with the Grunfeld lately and I enjoy the positions but they seem a lot more defined than with the NID/QID where you get a ton of pawn breaks and the game is closed longer. <...

Started 07/31/17 at 22:28:19 by exigentsky
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Grunfeld volumes not on Forward chess app?
This question is geared towards the iOS app called Forward Chess and the chess books available for online purchase. I found it curious Quality Chess is leaving out the Grunfeld volumes 1 and 2 by Bori...

Started 06/16/17 at 12:35:56 by HagenWatch1
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By: MartinC
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Good book explaining the Bf4 Line vs Gruenfeld?
Is there any good repertoire book explaining in some detail, from White's point of view, the Bf4 (before or after Nf3) line vs the Gruenfeld?
Thank you.

Started 05/01/17 at 21:14:17 by grandpatzer
1 2740 Last Post 05/01/17 at 22:55:28
By: LeeRoth
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