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8.Rb1 Grunfeld question
Hi I've been planning 9...b6 against the mainline 8.Rb1 grunfeld based on Dembo's book.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7
7. Nf3 c5 8.Rb1 0-0 9. Be2 b6
But a...

Started 12/21/12 at 23:47:19 by Highfive
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Looking for challenge vs Grunfeld
I am slowly coming to the conclusion that after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 is a mistake because of d5.
Last 7 days I was going through all the lines vs Grunfeld and I am not able to find the tiniest ...

Started 12/16/12 at 13:28:56 by punter
5 3350 Last Post 12/17/12 at 14:03:40
By: punter
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How Do you play against the Russian?
To all the Grunfeld players, what line do you play against the Russian,  Almost every book I own recommneds the modern with Nc6, I have to say that this is not my favorite and I would much rahter play...

Started 09/15/12 at 00:54:34 by Michael Wilde
5 3278 Last Post 09/24/12 at 20:51:34
By: zoo - Ex Member
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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
1 2226 Last Post 06/20/12 at 19:48:08
By: F22
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Current state of 7.Bc4 10...Bd7 Gruenfeld
This line was advocated by Yelena Dembo in her book about Gruenfeld:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bc4 c5 8.
Ne2 Nc6 9. Be3 O-O 10. O-O Bd7 but she omni...

Started 05/26/12 at 09:33:34 by Ender
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By: Seeley
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Strange Annotations
Dennis Monokroussos annotates Nielsen - Nyback from Bundesliga. After: 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. d4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Qa5 8. Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Qxc5 10. Bb3 Nc6 11. O-O Qa5 12. h...

Started 03/20/12 at 20:47:38 by F22
12 6093 Last Post 05/19/12 at 14:06:09
By: TN
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Avrukh's line in the Grunfeld
I am a newcomer here, and perhaps this question has already been asked and answered, and, if so, I apologize, but I am stuck.
Avrukh’s main line in the fianchetto grunfeld was busted –
1. ...

Started 12/10/11 at 22:38:55 by oldguy
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By: Gilchrist is a legend
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GM rep 8 (Grunfeld) 3rd June + d4 deviations later
Just noticed an update on the Quality Chess blog last night. It appears the Grunfeld is coming out on the 3rd June and there is confirmed plans of Avrukh making a d4 deviations book for late 2011 earl...

Started 03/29/11 at 10:17:14 by LostTactic
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By: TD
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Rare 8th move for Black in Bc4/Gruenfeld/Exchange
In chessbase in the 7. Bc4 line of Gruenfeld's exchange variation, after:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bc4 c5 8.
Ne2
8...0-0 and 8...Nc6, which mo...

Started 05/03/12 at 02:51:28 by George Jempty
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By: George Jempty
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Re: What to play against the Grunfeld? 2

And thanks for the head up on the game view.

Started 04/16/12 at 05:21:25 by Michael Wilde
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By: Michael Wilde
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What to play against the Grunfeld?
A question to all you Grunfeld players, What do you play against your beloved defense?
I play the Grunfeld as black and am looking for a good way to combat it from the white side, any books or re...

Started 04/15/12 at 22:09:40 by Michael Wilde
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By: Michael Wilde
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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
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By: Gilchrist is a legend
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Books on the grunfeld
What books would be the best for learning how to play against the Grunfeld as white (and I suppose learning it for black though I dont plan to play it any time soon)? Right now I have the SO book for ...

Started 02/28/12 at 01:35:50 by up and comer
9 6409 Last Post 03/06/12 at 12:23:32
By: MartinC
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Challenging the Grunfeld
Hey guys,
Sorry to give such a shameless plug, but I just wanted to mention that the new Grunfeld book is in shops now.
The first official review can be found at:
http://www.jeremysilma...

Started 06/15/05 at 18:03:55 by Edward_Dearing
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By: gewgaw
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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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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)
F...

Started 10/19/11 at 11:12:35 by HoemberChess
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By: LeeRoth
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Is Grynfeld too theretical in practice?
I'm considering whether to add Grynfeld to my repertoire (I've played NI and Benkö most of time). What are the plusses and minuses of Grynfeld IN PRACTICE for the average player rated about 2100?<br /...

Started 11/16/11 at 08:35:01 by Lauri Torni
10 4772 Last Post 11/21/11 at 15:15:47
By: Lauri Torni
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Why is the Gruenfeld considered to be drawish?
I have a question:
Why is the Gruenfeld considered to be drawish?
Is ist because of the exchange-variation?
In Nunn's Chess Openings it is said that the gruenfeld is not a good defence ...

Started 10/17/11 at 20:17:23 by metroid
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By: Mortal Games
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Grünfeld Book for ELO 2300+?
I have ELO>2300 and am a recently ardent Grünfeld player. I have Dembo's Play the Grünfeld, but that was published 2007 and has some lines I find slightly questionable, although most of the repertoire...

Started 06/03/10 at 18:24:09 by Gilchrist is a legend
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18 12326 Last Post 09/09/11 at 22:05:47
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Keres' line against the Grunfeld?
Keres' line against the Grunfeld goes 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.e3 0-0 6.cd5: Nd5: 7.Bc4. I am considering using this line as a surprise weapon since it's quite out of fashion. White gets ...

Started 08/31/11 at 07:36:00 by NeverGiveUp
4 3104 Last Post 09/01/11 at 16:00:42
By: kylemeister
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