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Grunfeld, Exchange (D87)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nc3 d5 4 cxd5 Nxd5 5 e4 Nxc3 6 bxc3 Bg7
7 Bc4 O-O 8 Ne2 c5

Number of games in database: 1346
Years covered: 1931 to 2022
Overall record:
   White wins 37.0%
   Black wins 25.1%
   Draws 37.9%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Ivan Farago  22 games
Svetozar Gligoric  21 games
Pia Cramling  15 games
Wlodzimierz Schmidt  17 games
Sergey Kudrin  16 games
Jan Smejkal  14 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965
Bronstein vs Boleslavsky, 1950
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1988
Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1987
M van der Werf vs Nijboer, 2001
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 page 1 of 54; games 1-25 of 1,346  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Stoltz vs Kashdan 0-1311931BledD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
2. W Winter vs V Mikenas ½-½371935Warsaw OlympiadD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
3. P N Wallis vs S Landau  0-1591939BournemouthD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
4. Bondarevsky vs Petrov  ½-½321940USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
5. Lisitsin vs V Mikenas 1-0441940USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
6. J F Donovan vs R Durkin  ½-½251941Ventnor CityD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
7. Tolush vs Boleslavsky 1-0281944KievD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
8. Sokolsky vs Tolush  1-0241944URS-ch sf 13thD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
9. B Y Ratner vs Botvinnik 0-1381945USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
10. Bondarevsky vs I Rudakovsky  ½-½671945USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
11. I Branicki vs A Pytlakowski  1-0401946Polish ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
12. K Ozols vs L Endzelins  ½-½701946Augsburg 1stD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
13. F Henneberke vs O'Kelly  1-0391948HoogovensD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
14. Bronstein vs Kotov 1-0591948Saltsjobaden InterzonalD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
15. Tolush vs Kotov 1-0291948USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
16. O Cruz Filho vs J C Almeida Soares  1-0321948Brazilian ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
17. S Vukovic vs Gligoric  ½-½211948YUG-ch 4th 1948/49D87 Grunfeld, Exchange
18. E Pedersen vs C Poulsen  1-0211949DEN-chD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
19. L de Campelo Gentil vs J Gondim  1-0351949Brazilian ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
20. Gligoric vs B Milic 0-1401949YUG-ch 4th 1948/49D87 Grunfeld, Exchange
21. V A Vasiliev vs I Pogrebissky  ½-½521949URS-ch sfD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
22. A Beni vs G Fletzer  ½-½151949Schlechter MemorialD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
23. A Beni vs C Kottnauer  0-1551949Schlechter MemorialD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
24. Gligoric vs Szabo 0-1371949VeniceD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
25. S Tordion vs Unzicker  0-1191949LucerneD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-01-05  akashic: I only play this against 1. d4 nf6 2. nf3. Against c4 Nimzo is my choice.

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