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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: 719
Years covered: 1931 to 2018
Overall record:
   White wins 37.1%
   Black wins 24.8%
   Draws 38.1%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Svetozar Gligoric  14 games
Lev Polugaevsky  9 games
Rainer F A Knaak  7 games
Jan Smejkal  13 games
Vlastimil Jansa  12 games
Wlodzimierz Schmidt  11 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1988
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1987
Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1987
M van der Werf vs Nijboer, 2001
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 page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 719  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Stoltz vs Kashdan 0-1311931BledD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
2. W Winter vs V Mikenas ½-½371935OlympiadD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
3. P N Wallis vs S Landau  0-1591939BournemouthD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
4. Bondarevsky vs Vladimir Petrov  ½-½321940USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
5. Tolush vs Boleslavsky 1-0281944KievD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
6. Sokolsky vs Tolush  1-0241944URS-ch sf 13thD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
7. B Ratner vs Botvinnik 0-1381945USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
8. Bondarevsky vs I Rudakovsky  ½-½671945USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
9. F Henneberke vs O'Kelly  1-0391948Beverwijk NEDD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
10. Tolush vs Kotov 1-0291948USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
11. G Borisenko vs Lilienthal  ½-½301950URS-ch sfD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
12. Gligoric vs K Skold  1-0361950Dubrovnik olmD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
13. Janosevic vs B Milic  ½-½551951YUG-ch 6thD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
14. Letelier vs E Eliskases  1-0381951Mar del Plata ZonalD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
15. Bronstein vs Botvinnik ½-½491951Botvinnik - Bronstein World Championship MatchD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
16. S Baron vs W A Bills  0-147195152nd US OpenD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
17. J Sherwin vs Kashdan  0-143195152nd US OpenD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
18. Arrigo Prosdocimi vs L T Da Silva  1-0621952BRA-chD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
19. A Spiller vs Santasiere  0-133195253rd US OpenD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
20. Koltanowski vs NN  1-0371953SimulD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
21. Spassky vs Z Milev  0-1691953BucharestD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
22. Boleslavsky vs Spassky ½-½291953BucharestD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
23. A Sandrin vs W Grombacher  1-029195354th US OpenD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
24. C Kalme vs S E Almgren  0-15419542nd Pan-American Chess CongressD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
25. C Rivera vs P Panagopoulos  ½-½561954Amsterdam ol (Men)D87 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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