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Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted (D84)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nc3 d5 4 Bf4 Bg7 5 e3 O-O 6 cxd5 Nxd5
7 Nxd5 Qxd5 8 Bxc7

Number of games in database: 204
Years covered: 1936 to 2021
Overall record:
   White wins 30.9%
   Black wins 18.1%
   Draws 51.0%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Michael Joseph Freeman  6 games
Gideon Stahlberg  5 games
Borislav Ivkov  5 games
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave  5 games
Svetozar Gligoric  3 games
 
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Timman vs W Schmidt, 1983
M J Freeman vs S Knott, 1978
Najdorf vs Lilienthal, 1950
G Safonov vs O Bogatyrev, 1940
G Negyesy vs K Honfi, 1955
Levenfish vs Ragozin, 1936
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 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 204  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Levenfish vs Ragozin 0-1381936Ch Leningrad (team)D84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
2. Flohr vs Botvinnik ½-½421938AVROD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
3. Keres vs Lilienthal  ½-½321939Leningrad/Moscow trainingD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
4. A da Silva Rocha vs Najdorf  ½-½201939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-1D84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
5. W Cruz vs Pelikan  0-1401939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-1D84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
6. W Cruz vs Letelier  1-0311939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
7. G Safonov vs O Bogatyrev 0-126194020th Ch Moscow (qf-4)D84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
8. Rellstab vs Bogoljubov 0-1281942MunichD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
9. R Renter vs Keres  ½-½26194521.09.45D84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
10. P Trifunovic vs Najdorf  ½-½291949Najdorf - TrifunovicD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
11. Tom Swihart vs Hall 0-1161950corrD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
12. Bolbochan vs L Marini  1-0281950Mar del PlataD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
13. Najdorf vs Lilienthal 1-0411950Budapest CandidatesD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
14. G Kieninger vs Pilnik ½-½671951HoogovensD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
15. F Pinzon vs Bolbochan 0-1371951Mar del Plata ZonalD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
16. E Szabadi vs T Florian  0-1321951Hungarian ChampionshipD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
17. G Negyesy vs I Gecsey  ½-½411951Hungarian ChampionshipD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
18. Benko vs G Kluger 1-0441951Hungarian ChampionshipD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
19. Benko vs Deli Laszlo  0-1301951Hungarian ChampionshipD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
20. Gligoric vs Puc  ½-½401951YUG-ch 7thD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
21. S Nedeljkovic vs L Soluch  1-0251952Vienna 5253D84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
22. S Nedeljkovic vs B Milic  ½-½181952Yugoslav ChampionshipD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
23. H De Carbonnel vs B Koch  0-12419533rd German Correspondence ch -56D84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
24. B Rabar vs R Toran Albero  1-0361954Munich ZonalD84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
25. Sajtar vs O Neikirch  ½-½171954Amsterdam Olympiad qual-2D84 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-11-02  refutor: does any one else think it's time to redo the eco codes? when something like this has it's own code and only 39 games (including duplicates) and the caro-kann advanced with all it's theory only has one code (b12-1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.other) there's other examples too (evans gambit/king's gambit/modern steinitz ruy lopez v. some of the queen's indian/catalan lines). a system for classification that was developed in the mid 1900s likely isn't appropriate today

just my 2 cents ;)

Dec-11-02  THE GENERAL: when did eco start?
Dec-11-02  refutor: i'm gonna assume the 70s because i have an old informant from 1972 and it's split up into 3 sections C,D,E where it's basically split up into C) stuff other than 1.d4, 1.e4 D) 1.d4 and E) 1.e4 with a few exceptions. if they've changed it since then, i'm sure they could change it again
Jun-27-03  Benjamin Lau: Wow this opening is bad.
Jun-27-03  drunknight II: I heartily agree w/ refutor. This ECO code stuff does not make any sense to me. They have what 3 areas? but they put like french defense in the same area as double king pawn openings?

The classic way is still a great way to think about it. Tartakover divided his book into 3 sections. Open games, w/ e4/e5; semi closed which was e4 vs french, sicilian, carokann, alekhines etc; and then closed which was all based on queens gambit and kings indian, benoni, etc.

this makes perfect sense. The old MCO books used to do it this way.

Wasnt ECO started in eastern europe as some sort of system for Gligoric and his friends to sort out openings?

French defense in same section as Dutch or whatever. Ugh

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