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Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3 (D93)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nc3 d5 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bf4 O-O 6 e3

Number of games in database: 778
Years covered: 1922 to 2023
Overall record:
   White wins 28.5%
   Black wins 33.5%
   Draws 37.9%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Ivan Farago  26 games
Peter Lukacs  16 games
Matthias Roeder  9 games
Svetozar Gligoric  8 games
Vlastimil Jansa  8 games
Lubomir Ftacnik  8 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Levenfish vs Botvinnik, 1937
G Grigore vs F Holzke, 1993
Ftacnik vs Uhlmann, 1978
Eliskases vs Flohr, 1937
F Behrhorst vs Kasparov, 1985
M Lodhi vs G Milos, 1988
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 page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 778  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Rey Ardid vs Alekhine 0-1171922Exhibition gameD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
2. A Crothers vs A Exell  1-038192448th Oxford - Cambridge Varsity mD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
3. A G Preusse vs P List ½-½49192725. DSB KongressD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
4. P List vs K Helling 0-1521928Berlin Cafe KoenigD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
5. P Johner vs K Helling 1-0511928Berlin Cafe KoenigD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
6. V Rauzer vs Alatortsev  ½-½691931USSR ChampionshipD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
7. Flohr vs J van den Bosch  ½-½281932Flohr - Van den BoschD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
8. G Schories vs C Carls  0-1251933GER-ch 1stD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
9. S Rubinstein vs B Hoenlinger  0-1411933Trebitsch MemorialD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
10. S Beutum vs B Hoenlinger  0-1271933Trebitsch MemorialD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
11. Lisitsin vs P Romanovsky  ½-½421935MoscowD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
12. S Factor vs H Morton  1-021193536th ACF Congress. Championship FInalD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
13. P Bohosiewicz vs L Roedl 1-0221936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
14. Bogoljubov vs J Pelikan 0-1591937Bad ElsterD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
15. T Salo vs L Prins  0-1331937Stockholm OlympiadD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
16. Lilienthal vs V Mikenas  0-1611937Stockholm OlympiadD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
17. Eliskases vs Flohr 0-1571937Semmering/BadenD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
18. Levenfish vs Botvinnik 1-0781937Botvinnik - LevenfishD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
19. C Kruijer vs L Engels  0-1391938KrefeldD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
20. S Gotthilf vs Lilienthal  0-1481938Trade Unions ChampionshipD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
21. Vidmar vs Szabo  ½-½201938LjubljanaD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
22. J W Collins vs P Rosenzweig  0-1391938ACF CongressD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
23. Matzkevich vs Volk  1-0261938Ch Leningrad (sf-3)D93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
24. Capablanca vs Botvinnik ½-½261938AVROD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
25. Alekhine vs Herreira 1-0461939Simul, 38bD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-24-05  BishopofBlunder: How come all the guys who get openings named after them never seem to play them?
Aug-24-05  Shams: true, but not much in the world outside of chess has the name it deserves either.
Aug-25-05  RookFile: Capablanca was fond of putting his bishop on f4 against the Gruenfeld.

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