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Re: Grunfeld vs 1.Nf3/1.c4
Reply #3 - 04/07/16 at 07:22:51
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Re: Grunfeld vs 1.Nf3/1.c4
Reply #2 - 04/03/16 at 18:39:44
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Both Svidler and Kaufman recommend 1...g6 against 1.c4, intending to go ...e5 when White threatens d4, e.g. 1.c4 g6 2.e4 e5, and of course 2.d4 Nf6, etc.
  
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Re: Grunfeld vs 1.Nf3/1.c4
Reply #1 - 04/03/16 at 08:33:57
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gramsci wrote on 04/03/16 at 07:30:16:
The problem is I don't know what to play against 1.Nf3/1.c4.


You could play 1. .. d5 against 1. Nf3. If White doesn't play an early c4, you can follow up with Nf6, g6, Bg7. If White plays c4, your options are limited if you don't want to be forced into Nxd5 without a Knight on c3. If you play the Slav, a lot more is possible, but otherwise you can be forced into the Schlecter lines with a combination of c6, d5, Nf6, g6, Bg7.

The 1. c4 move order is sometimes used as an anti Grunfeld, for example 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. e4. Again a c6, d5 plan could be played, but you can reach positions more characteristic of the Reti or the Slav.

It might just be simplest to keep the Kings Indian in working order as a reserve weapon when White attempts to prevent a Grunfeld. After 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3, 2. .. d5 is possible but White may not cooperate by playing d4.
  
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Grunfeld vs 1.Nf3/1.c4
04/03/16 at 07:30:16
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I usually play the KID but I'm lately thinking to switch to the Grunfeld. The problem is I don't know what to play against 1.Nf3/1.c4. With the KID is easy to play against the flank openings. Not so with the Grunfeld. I've read somewhere that what you play against the English has to do with what you play against the Fianchetto System. In the Fianchetto Grunfeld I like to play a quick d5 but I'd play c6 and d5 systems if that makes my life easier vs the Flank Openings. Thanks for your opinions.
  
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