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Grob opening
Compiled by Patca63
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black wins while leaving pieces en prise and counterattacking
Grob vs R Bucher, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Keene demolishes Grob
M Basman vs Keene, 1981  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

problems after 2 ... Bxg4 even keeping the rook
C Bloodgood vs D Casteen, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

a trap after 2 ... Bxg4
C Bloodgood vs Davis, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

trouble for black after 2 ... Bxg4
Rau vs Klausner, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

black gets a good position with classical center
C Bloodgood vs F Monroe, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

black has no answer to 8 Bf4
Grob vs Wiedemeier, 1965 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

perhaps black should have castled? looks ok until 13
Grob vs Gahwiller, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

a queen trap black should avoid after 1 ... e5
C Bloodgood vs H Mizesko, 1975 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

unusual 2nd and 3rd moves for white after 1 ... e5
C Bloodgood vs F Monroe, 1973
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

what can happen after 3 ... dxc4
Grob vs NN, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

white keeps queen on d1 until 13, but kingside knight sac fails
C Bloodgood vs E Meyerhofer, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

white keeps it close after h-file opens up early
P Elger vs M L Brent, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 60 moves, 0-1

black plays 2 ... c6, postponing e5, and wins
Fewell vs W B Regensberg, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

after 2 ... c6, white attacks on g- and h-files
C Bloodgood vs L Lundy, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

a relatively quiet game has white hoping for a draw
M Basman vs G Botterill, 1979
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 54 moves, 0-1

black sacrifices exchange and wins by controlling center
M Basman vs Miles, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

black wins with queens off: 3 ... dxc4 4 Qc2 Bc5!
I Silverman vs R J Fontinha, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

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