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Anatoly Karpov vs Garry Kasparov
Kasparov - Karpov World Championship Match (1987), Seville ESP, rd 3, Oct-16
King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation. Immediate Fianchetto (E60)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Jun-29-09  Knight13: 29. Kg2.
Sep-02-10  AVRO38: This is a Neo-Grunfeld not a King's Indian.
Jan-28-11  talisman: <AVRO38> i really want to know...what is the opening? i don't see the King's Indian. Bronstein called it a Grunfeld...hope someone replies.
Jan-28-11
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  acirce: It's absolutely a Grünfeld.
Jan-28-11  talisman: <acirce> thanks acirce!
Jan-29-11
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  Eyal: There’s a <massive> number of Grunfeld games that are mistakenly classified in this database as King’s Indian (E60, which is really just 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6) - they actually belong to the "Neo" (or Fianchetto) Grunfeld, somewhere between D71 and D79.
Feb-01-11
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  Domdaniel: And it's getting worse, because (a) the Neo-Grünfeld is currently more popular than the KID at top GM level (and increasingly common further down the food chain), and (b) the basic 'tabiya' positions can be reached via a vast number of transpositions.

Maybe it needs a better name. It's been Neo-or-Fianchetto Grünfeld for about 70 years now.

Feb-01-11
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  Domdaniel: This particular line, where Black plays an early ...c6, is D78 or D79. Interestingly, one of the very few general opening books to consider it was the original edition of Batsford Chess Openings, published shortly before this match and credited to Keene and Kasparov.

They called it the Slav-Grünfeld. Not very catchy either.

It's quite drawish, but there are occasional brilliant exceptions such as two wins by Baburin against Nunn.

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