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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: 1054
Years covered: 1931 to 2021
Overall record:
   White wins 36.4%
   Black wins 25.0%
   Draws 38.5%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Svetozar Gligoric  21 games
Boris Spassky  11 games
Anton Korobov  10 games
Wlodzimierz Schmidt  17 games
Jan Smejkal  14 games
Vlastimil Jansa  13 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965
Bronstein vs Boleslavsky, 1950
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1988
Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1987
M van der Werf vs Nijboer, 2001
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 page 1 of 43; games 1-25 of 1,054  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Stoltz vs Kashdan 0-1311931BledD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
2. W Winter vs V Mikenas ½-½371935Warsaw OlympiadD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
3. P N Wallis vs S Landau  0-1591939BournemouthD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
4. Bondarevsky vs Petrov  ½-½321940USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
5. Lisitsin vs V Mikenas 1-0441940USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
6. J F Donovan vs R Durkin  ½-½251941Ventnor CityD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
7. Tolush vs Boleslavsky 1-0281944KievD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
8. Sokolsky vs Tolush  1-0241944URS-ch sf 13thD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
9. B Ratner vs Botvinnik 0-1381945USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
10. Bondarevsky vs I Rudakovsky  ½-½671945USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
11. K Ozols vs L Endzelins  ½-½701946Augsburg 1stD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
12. F Henneberke vs O'Kelly  1-0391948HoogovensD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
13. Bronstein vs Kotov 1-0591948Saltsjobaden InterzonalD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
14. Tolush vs Kotov 1-0291948USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
15. S Vukovic vs Gligoric  ½-½211948YUG-ch 4th 1948/49D87 Grunfeld, Exchange
16. Gligoric vs B Milic 0-1401949YUG-ch 4th 1948/49D87 Grunfeld, Exchange
17. V A Vasiliev vs I Pogrebissky  ½-½521949URS-ch sfD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
18. Gligoric vs Szabo 0-1371949VeniceD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
19. S Tordion vs Unzicker  0-1191949LucerneD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
20. H Kramer vs Znosko-Borovsky  0-1291949LucerneD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
21. P Krylov vs J Kozma 1-0291950MatchD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
22. G Borisenko vs Lilienthal  ½-½301950URS-ch sfD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
23. Bronstein vs Boleslavsky 1-0321950Bronstein - Boleslavsky Candidates PlayoffD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
24. Gligoric vs K Skold  1-0361950Dubrovnik OlympiadD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
25. M Castillo vs E Paoli  1-0371950VeniceD87 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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