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Stick to Gruenfeld or play symmetrical?
I have a question for the gruenfeld-players.
I am learning the opening, but I want to know if you stick to the Gruenfeld against flank-openings like 1.c4 or 1.Nf3 or if you play ... c5 going into...

Started 07/09/11 at 14:05:51 by battleangel (Ex Member)
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By: TN
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Grunfeld Exchange - 7. Bc4 and 9...Nd7!?
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.e4 Nxc3 6.bxc3 Bg7 7.Bc4 c5 8.Ne2 0-0 9.0-0 Nd7!?
The idea is to play Nd7 - Nb6 then, after f5 and cxd4, Black will obtain the strong d5 square for the kni...

Started 03/26/07 at 10:28:22 by Alesab
3 1530 Last Post 03/27/07 at 07:58:40
By: ygramul
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Svidler's Grunfeld
I want to start a discusion about Svidler's line in the Classical exchange variation of the Grunfeld:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.e4 Nxc3 6.bxc3 Bg7 7.Bc4 (this is the Classical exch variat...

Started 08/06/10 at 09:24:10 by Ametanoitos
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By: MaSu
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Grunfeld Exc 8.Rb1 with 9..Nc6. Practily the best?
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.e4 Nxc3 6.bxc3 Bg7 7.Nf3 c5 8.Rb1 O-O 9.Be2
this is the main line today as we all know. Here black has 9..b6 (solid but passive) 9..Qc7 (white can claim a...

Started 05/14/06 at 15:08:18 by Ametanoitos
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By: micawber
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Solid Fianchetto Grunfeld
I have worked on Avrukh's repertoire against the Grunfeld and i must say i am not pleased. It seems that the positions are very complicated for me to inderstand and i have to stick to my previous repe...

Started 04/07/10 at 16:30:59 by Ametanoitos
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By: Ametanoitos
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Understanding the Grunfeld
Is a new edition of Rowson's book planned? If not, I hope Jonathan will consider preparing a second edition. His work will be cut out for him given recent works by Chess Stars and Dearing. It seems th...

Started 11/21/06 at 22:48:48 by ano
6 2905 Last Post 01/20/07 at 14:35:44
By: JonHecht
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Grunfeld English
I was wondering if the Grunfeld even viable after 1.Nf3?
I was reading Dembo's book on the Anti KID's the other day, and she seems unimpressed with 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.Qa4+ c...

Started 05/17/11 at 15:42:00 by Arcticmonkey
1 1634 Last Post 05/18/11 at 00:58:02
By: BPaulsen
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This Grünfeld ending is it dull (=)?
Hello, I am a quite experienced Grünfeld player, but I am analysing a position from the Black side after 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 cxd4 10.cxd...

Started 11/21/05 at 19:29:56 by ArKheiN
3 2184 Last Post 03/03/06 at 20:50:52
By: Nietzsche
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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)
1 1372 Last Post 08/09/05 at 07:32:24
By: ArKheiN
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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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Grunfeld 5.Bg5
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Nf3 Bg7
What is the current status of the 5.Bg5 line?
Specifically can anyone give clarification on NCO which gives an unclear symbol to each of these lines.<br /...

Started 09/07/05 at 00:23:56 by bob000 (Guest)
10 3927 Last Post 09/08/05 at 02:18:39
By: castlerock
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Grunfeld line in Dembo's book
Dembo gives this line as good for black 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Rc1 Be6 7. Qb3 b6 8.Nf3 c5. And then she says 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Bxd5 11. Bc4 Bxf3 12. gxf3 cxd4 13. Bd5...

Started 07/10/10 at 05:27:26 by BobbyDigital80
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By: micawber
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Bf4 Grunfeld line in Rowson's book
Rowson gives this line in Understanding the Grunfeld: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 c5 6. dxc5 Qa5 7. Rc1 dxc4 8. Bxc4 O-O 9. Ne2 Qxc5 10. Qb3 Nc6 11. Nb5 Qh5 12. Ng3 Qh4 13. Nc7 g5 14...

Started 07/10/10 at 11:38:34 by BobbyDigital80
4 2530 Last Post 07/12/10 at 18:22:37
By: micawber
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Dembo's Grunfeld book
Dembo gives this line: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Nf3 c5 7. dxc5 Qa5 8.
Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Qxc5 10. b3 Nc6 11. O-O Qa5 12. Nb5 Bf5 13. a3 Rac8 14. b4
Qb6 15. Bc7 Rxc7...

Started 12/13/09 at 01:18:18 by BobbyDigital80
13 5520 Last Post 12/27/09 at 14:35:56
By: MarinFan
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Grunfeld question
I have just bought Shirov's chessbase DVD on the Grundfeld and my intention is to study this defence thouroughly, perhaps more than any opening I play. I think this is necessary if you want to play th...

Started 08/04/08 at 12:48:00 by Bocajaka
3 1535 Last Post 08/04/08 at 18:59:03
By: Markovich
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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
2 1263 Last Post 11/29/09 at 11:51:23
By: bragesjo
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Lubomir Ftacnik "Gruenfeld Defence" DVD
Have anyone here watched it yet?
Is it good or is it bad?
Read that it contained a repertoaure suggestion, typical endgames explanations and thematical moves explanations as well as a databa...

Started 11/10/09 at 14:57:57 by bragesjo
10 9728 Last Post 11/21/09 at 10:05:37
By: Bibs
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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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Playing the Grunfeld
For all of my playing career I have played the King's Indian, but recently I have been considering switching to a defense that suits my style better. I enjoy playing open, tactical positions and I fee...

Started 06/03/16 at 16:43:16 by cheese111
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By: proustiskeen
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Questions about what to play against Grunfeld
Hi everyone
I have a couple of questions I would like to ask about variations against the Grunfeld. 1. What is the most tactical variation? 2. What is the most forcing variation (most moves are f...

Started 04/01/07 at 22:50:05 by ChessAnimal
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By: Jenny
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