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Grunfeld (D94)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nc3 d5 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 e3

Number of games in database: 2070
Years covered: 1855 to 2023
Overall record:
   White wins 30.1%
   Black wins 27.1%
   Draws 42.8%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Pavel Tregubov  25 games
Milko Bobotsov  22 games
Vladimir Bagirov  20 games
Vasily Smyslov  19 games
Viktor Korchnoi  18 games
Jan Smejkal  14 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963
Keres vs D Byrne, 1972
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855
Sokolsky vs Botvinnik, 1938
E Gereben vs Spielmann, 1934
Polugaevsky vs Smyslov, 1960
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 page 1 of 83; games 1-25 of 2,070  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Cochrane vs Mohishunder 1-0211855UnknownD94 Grunfeld
2. Burille vs Blackburne 0-13918896th American Chess Congress, New YorkD94 Grunfeld
3. Rotlewi vs H Fahrni 1-0431911MunichD94 Grunfeld
4. P Krueger vs C Carls  ½-½35191419th DSB Congress, MannheimD94 Grunfeld
5. Tarrasch vs C Carls 1-028191419th DSB Congress, MannheimD94 Grunfeld
6. S Krenzisky vs T Aalheim  1-0401920Gothenburg CD94 Grunfeld
7. S Krenzisky vs O Nilsson  0-1261920Gothenburg CD94 Grunfeld
8. Rubinstein vs Alekhine 1-0261922ViennaD94 Grunfeld
9. Rubinstein vs Gruenfeld ½-½601923KarlsbadD94 Grunfeld
10. R Loman vs P Johner  0-1291923ScheveningenD94 Grunfeld
11. H Prochazka vs L Prokes 1-0211923PardubiceD94 Grunfeld
12. P Krueger vs E Post 0-161192323. DSB KongressD94 Grunfeld
13. Tarrasch vs L Singer  1-0521923TriesteD94 Grunfeld
14. H E Price vs Maroczy  0-1391923Hastings 1923/24D94 Grunfeld
15. Maroczy vs G Norman 1-0401924Hastings 1923/24D94 Grunfeld
16. Rubinstein vs Colle 1-0281924MeranoD94 Grunfeld
17. Euwe vs V Marin y Llovet 1-0281924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD94 Grunfeld
18. V K Khadilkar vs G A Thomas  0-1581924British ChampionshipD94 Grunfeld
19. Rubinstein vs Torre 1-0471925Baden-BadenD94 Grunfeld
20. B Thelen vs Hromadka  0-1421926Prague-chD94 Grunfeld
21. W Widmeyer vs C W Phillips  1-052192627th Western Championship. Prelim BD94 Grunfeld
22. A Sjostam vs D Semenov  1-0521926Stockholm-Leningrad MatchD94 Grunfeld
23. Heinsohn vs A Kraemer  1-0621927DSB-25 Kongress Hauptturnier A Gruppe 1D94 Grunfeld
24. Alekhine vs Dake 1-0171929Simul, 43bD94 Grunfeld
25. P Ipata vs R De Witt  0-1461931Buenos AiresD94 Grunfeld
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-18-04  Knight13: I've seen these kind of openings. It's played often on 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 games. I like it.
Feb-26-05  Backward Development: This is a very benign variation, favored by those who just play your standard d4/c4/nc3/e3/Nf3/Bd3/0-0/etc. type setup. Black usually has no problems equalizing in this line.

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