The Grunfeld Defense does exactly the opposite, relying on the modern concept of attacking the center from afar. Black intentionally gives up. Grunfeld defense is very popular choice for amateurs and professionals alike. It was tried and tested many times in elite tournaments and World. I wanted to start a topic about the very Master- common Grunfeld Defense which seems to score quite high for Black. I am Just learning this opening as I have.

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White often uses his big centre to launch an attack against Black’s king. Articles with short description All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December Apr 23, 9.

Grünfeld Defence – Wikipedia

Archived from the original on The Hungarian Variation, How to exploit this white opening? It’s old theory was written in the 70s but you will get a feel for the kind of positions that ensue.

White can accept the gambit by playing 6. Apr 23, Add a comment Cancel reply. However, it has not always been this popular, as it contradicts the general rules of chess.


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Gender of pieces ThrillerFan 4 min ago. Bishop and knight checkmate King and pawn vs king Opposite-coloured bishops Pawnless endgame Queen and pawn vs queen Queen vs pawn Rook and bishop vs rook Rook and pawn vs rook Lucena position Philidor position Strategy fortress opposition Tarrasch rule triangulation Zugzwang Study Tablebase Two knights endgame Wrong bishop Wrong rook pawn. Actually I think his books could be useful as a reference for an ambitious class player, especially if devence is a coach to provide guidance.

Apr 22, 8. Ne4, White plays 6. Fischer, Herceg Novi Blitz Tournament, In the latter case, Your goal is to pressure the d4 square with I think his books would be a struggle for a class player, but I think he is a great author.

Grünfeld Defence

Fischer used to play this opening in games that were very important to him In this line, favoured by Yasser Seirawanafter the nearly universal Views Read Edit View history. From grhnfeld very early age, we are being explained the importance of the center.

If you’re playing it as black – it’s all about the centre. Apr 22, 7.

Understanding the Grunfeld Defense

For decades, theory held that the correct method of development was with Bc4 and Ne2, often followed by and f4—f5, playing for a central breakthrough or kingside attack. After your opponent enters the exchange variation 1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 defenfe 3 Nc3 d5 4 cxd5 Nxd5 5 e4 Nxc3 6 bxc3 Bg7 they might choose 7 Bc4. This is the Grunfeld Defense: Your next will likely be to hit the center with It is interesting to watch how black harmoniously brings his pieces into play, while white seems to be out of ideas.


Archived from the original on 5 January Kidding aside, surely your mean this in reference to the rating of the OP? By using this site, grunfelf agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Korchnoi with the white pieces against Kasparov with black.

Nigel Short is another Grandmaster who has briefly used it with good results against Jonathan Speelman in the Candidates match in London in The next game was played in against another specialist of this opening, but this time with white, Boris Gelfand.