Chess Openings

Grunfeld Defense

How To Play The Grunfeld Defense: For The Attacking Player

The Grunfeld is one of the most complex and energetic modern chess openings. Throughout chess history it has been a favorite weapon for many dynamic and positional players, including four of the greatest world champions: Alekhine, Botvinnik, Fisher and Kasparov. The opening was invented by Ernst Grunfeld in 1922 and first introduced in his game …

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How To Play The Caro-Kann Defense: Solid Chess Opening For Black

The Caro-Kann is named after the European masters Horatio Caro and Marcus Kann. Of the two, Caro had the slightly more distinguished playing career, having participated in a number of strong tournaments around the year 1900. It would be fair to say, though, that if it wasn’t for their contribution to opening theory their names …

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