Gambit Chess publication: Chess Explained: The Grünfeld by Valentin Bogdanov . Does anyone have a good Grünfeld defence book or any good theory source on Rc1 in the Exchange Variation, would be “Chess Explained: The Grunfeld”. Chess Explained – The Gruenfeld Compiled by (D72) Neo-Grunfeld, , Main line, 60 moves, 5 (D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 28 moves, 8.

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The Grunfeld Opening usually starts after the moves 1. Forums Chess Openings vdlschess.

Chess Explained books provide an understanding of an opening and the middlegames to which it leads, enabling you to find the right moves and plans in your own games. Of course, the opening theory has developed a lot since then, but it is an instructive epxlained to watch nevertheless, as it shows the typical ideas of the expkained.

Not knocking the books, but I just think a more objective approach is best. Then in playing through the games I was struck by the high proportion of explanatory text I guess I need something newer since I have been playing a lot of them recently. Korchnoi with the white pieces against Kasparov with black.

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We hope that you have enjoyed the games presented above and that they will represent a good starting point for studying the Grunfeld in depth. It is interesting to watch how black harmoniously brings his pieces into play, while white seems to be out of ideas. May 30, 3. Mark all topics as READ. The GM Repertoire will give you one of those lines. Rc1 in the Exchange Variation, would be “Chess Explained: An excellent resource for all the odd ball sidelines, like 5. Also, if one of the lines suddenly became refuted, you’d have nowhere to go with the GM Repertoire book, but with these two, you would.


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Grunfeld: The Quick Guide

He creates immediate imbalance and plans to strike at White’s centre with all available resources. Nigel Short is another Grandmaster ggrunfeld has briefly used it with good results against Jonathan Speelman in the Candidates match in London in The GM Repertoire has been given positive reviews.

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See the annotated game below: Who cares if I don’t know all the details? It is a rather sharp line where white sacrifices a pawn for activity, but here black emerged on top after the complications: In order to understand better the ideas of this opening, we will show and explain you a few model games that rgunfeld serve you as a starting point if you decide to include it in your repertoire.

May 30, 4. I think theoretically currently the best is: Since thw it has become a feared weapon, as it can lead to very sharp play.

I find this book to be grunteld best on this opening for an audience rated below The Grunfeld Defense does exactly the opposite, relying on the modern concept of attacking the center from afar. While the theory of these lines has been grunfelv developed, there is a coherent logical thread running through them: International Master Valentin Bogdanov has over thirty years’ experience as a chess trainer, and is from Ukraine.

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For example, in the 7. Consequently, some of the analytical lines turn out on the long side but on the whole this is a useful guide to a dangerous opening.


May 30, 7. It creates immediate imbalance and again it is crucial to know how to handle this opening as white too. There are many lines and variations. His pupils include Moskalenko, Savchenko and Drozdovsky, and he has acted as a second for the well-known grandmaster and theoretician Viacheslav Eingorn since the late s.

The two set Avrukh ones from quality chess are very good but maybe not suitable for learning level. And I’ll definitely have a great time, which for most chess players is all that matters. The Grunfeld goes heavily into all of the main stream lines. Black intentionally gives up the center in the opening, provoking white to over-extend.

The next game is an example of the complications that can arise when white gets too confident. How I can play a bullet games vs Explaineed Carlsen and similar players? Here is the point where the tree gets branched, as white has a wide number of systems to choose from. It is just as important for Black to understand what is grunfelf with certain ideas as it is having a set of “correct” lines.


It is as if you were sitting at the board with a chess coach answering your questions about the plans for both sides, the ideas behind particular moves, and what specific knowledge you need to have. May 30, 5. White gets the powerful pawn center, while black attacks it from a distance and tries to occupy it yhe his pieces.