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"Play 1d4!" - Gruenfeld recommendation
I was looking at the following line recomended In "Play 1.d4!", 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Bg5 Ne4 6.cxd5 Nxg5 7.Nxg5 e6 8.Nf3 (I prefer 8.Qd2 but of course that can be quite complicated or...

Started 04/08/04 at 17:38:26 by Glenn Snow
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By: Glenn Snow
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The Grunfeld Defence Revealed, Khodarkovsky's book
I was reading The Grunfeld Defence Revealed  (Khodarkovsky's book) when I realised a little problem on page 70. After the moves (D92) 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Bf4 Bg7 5.Nf3 0-0 the author says belo...

Started 06/02/04 at 17:19:24 by Da Costa Junior
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By: Da Costa Junior
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Grunfeld - D88 20. ... Bb5 instead of Ba4
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Sxd5 5.e4 Nxc3 6.bxc3 Bg7 7.Bc4 c5 8.Se2 Nc6 9.Be3 0-0 10.0-0 Bg4 11.f3 Na5 12.Bd3 cxd4 13.cxd4 Be6 14.d5 Bxa1 15.Qxa1 f6 16.Bh6 Re8 17.Kh1 Rc8 18.Nf4 Bd7 19.e5 Nc4 20...

Started 09/29/04 at 02:56:18 by gewgaw
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By: gewgaw
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Gruenfeld with Nc6 - e5
After 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.e4 Nxc3 6.bxc3 Bg7 7.Bc4 0-0 8.Ne2 Nc6 9.0-0 e5 10.Ba3 Re8 11.Bxf7 Kxf7 12.Qb3+ Kf6!? 13.f4 Bh6 14.fxe5 Kg7 15.Qf7+ Kh8 16.Nf4 is there still a good reply...

Started 01/01/05 at 15:17:50 by Gruenfeld (Guest)
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Gruenfeld resources
I would appreciate recommendations for the intermediate player in the Gruenfeld D85-D89, especially from the White side: books, CDs, and/or web sites.
                           Thanks, CMA

Started 03/29/05 at 09:20:47 by cma6
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Is the Grunfeld still good?
I notice that there have been 2 books in recent times. one by Sakeev and one by Dearing on providing a white repetoire against the Grunfeld based on the Modern Exchange. What do readers think is the b...

Started 04/25/05 at 16:01:05 by gss1 (Guest)
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Gruenfeld: Sulava-Berthelot, Port Bacares 2005
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. Rc1 dxc4 7. e3 Be6 8. Ng5 Bd5  9. e4 h6 10. exd5 hxg5 11. Bxg5 Nxd5 12. Bxc4 Nb6 13. Bb3 Nc6 14. Ne2 Rc8 15. h4! Nxd4 16. Nxd4 Qxd4 17. Qxd4 Bxd4 ...

Started 05/31/05 at 21:05:18 by Markovich
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By: Markovich
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7. Bc4 Ex.Grunfeld: Van Wely- S.Kudrin Foxwoods'06
Van Wely recently played two interesting games in the 7. Bc4 exchange at Foxwoods. He didn't get anywhere with his 16. Qd4!? against V.Mikhalevski (who surely has read Flear's site!), but his final ro...

Started 04/17/06 at 14:57:47 by lnn2
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The Grunfeld According to Peter Svidler (chess24)
Greetings all Smiley , So I just purchased my friend Peter Svidler's concise treatise on his favourite Grunfeld defence. It's over 12 hours long of super-G goodness exploring a very topical opening from t...

Started 09/13/14 at 15:33:19 by Snow_Lion
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By: tipau
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New Grunfeld Book?
I just learnt from chessco that eddie dearing is coming out with a new "Challenging the Grunfeld" to be published by Quality Chess Books.  Certainly for 208 pages it should be about a main line. Anyon...

Started 03/18/05 at 03:28:30 by lnn2
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By: Billy Cember - Ex Member
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Grunfeld - Does anyone have a good line ?
I am seeking everyone's advice here.  Does anyone have a good, solid, safe line FOR WHITE against the Grunfeld ?   I mean a line that gives a slight to medium plus without much risk and where white do...

Started 02/03/03 at 19:14:17 by cap
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By: Daniel Boix Moreno (Guest)
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Positional, quiet and solid answer to the Grünfeld
For White, in the Grünfeld Defense, which variation tends to lead on average to the most positional, quiet, solid, slow, boring and strategic positions? i.e. the least sharp and tactical p...

Started 05/25/15 at 12:18:35 by Marc Benford
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By: LostTactic
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Exchange sack in the Exchange Grunfeld
1.d4 Nf3 2.Nf3 g3 3.c4 Bg7 4.Nc3 d5 5.xd5 Nxd5 6.e4 Nxc3 7.xc3 c4 8.Be2 Nc6 9.d5 Bxc3 10.Bd2 Bxa1 11.Qxa1 Nd5 12.Nxd5 xd5 13.Qxd5 0-0 14.0-0
What is the evaluation of this position. White has sac...

Started 08/09/05 at 05:04:57 by Arthur (Guest)
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By: ArKheiN
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Anti Indian lines for Grunfeld player
I have tried Grunfeld in a couple of internet blitz games and I find the positons more fun than my usual Dutch defence. However sometimes my opponnets does not allow Grunfeld by playing Nf3 instead of...

Started 11/28/09 at 12:58:40 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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Another Grunfeld question
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Rb1 Bg7 8.Nf3 O-O 9. Qd2
hi all,
I lost a game in grunfeld, where white played the quite unusual 9.Qd2 setup. I tried b6, ...

Started 07/23/11 at 18:59:02 by gewgaw
4 2338 Last Post 07/25/11 at 13:06:52
By: Pessoa
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More Exchange Grunfeld
I have started the big task of learning the Grunfeld, both for Black and White. In Understanding the Grunfeld, Rowson gives the game Epishin-Gurevich, 1993, which starts 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4.c...

Started 08/22/11 at 11:16:21 by fling
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By: fling
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any book on the "Nf3+Bf4"-Grünfeld?
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I am including it in my (White) repertoire right now.
I have checked them out:
Dreev: My 100 Best Games (2007)

Started 10/19/11 at 11:12:35 by HoemberChess
9 4782 Last Post 12/03/11 at 17:06:31
By: LeeRoth
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[D85] Exchange Grünfeld 7.Be3, 8.Qd2
Happy New Year to everybody!
Trying to get a more main line repertoire against the Grünfeld, I stumbled over (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.e4 Nxc3 6.bxc3 Bg7 7.Be3 0-0 8.Qd2) and now 8...

Started 01/02/12 at 12:31:21 by Zwischenzugzwang
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By: F22
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Kaufman Repertoire now covering Grunfeld
It's been revealed that Kaufman has switched to the Grunfeld for his Black repertoire for this book.  Earlier on John Watson's Chess.FM show he had indicated that he was sticking to the Semi-slav but ...

Started 01/16/12 at 15:18:03 by BlkSabb
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By: Gilchrist is a legend
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...Qc7 ...Rd8 ...Nc6 vs. 8. Rb1 Exchange Gruenfeld
Earlier today I beat a strong player on ICC playing 9...b6 against White's Exchange Gruenfeld with 8. Rb1 c5 9. Be2, followed by ...Qc7 ...Rd8 and ...Nc6.  I'm surprised this avoids so much theory.  I...

Started 04/02/12 at 16:14:42 by George Jempty
2 1314 Last Post 04/02/12 at 18:51:52
By: Gilchrist is a legend
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