Saturday, November 24, 2007

Chess Club Simul - A Draw in the Gruenfeld

I played in another simul against one of our better club members last night and was able to swindle my way into a draw. The game with annotations can be seen here. Click move list at the bottom right of the board for analysis.

3 comments:

Edwin said...

I once got badly burned playing the Grünfeld. It's an interesting defense, but probably not my cup of tea. Sorry, but i really don't have anything usefull to say concerning your game.

Samuraipawn said...

Congrats! I have never played the Grunfeld. Looks like a weird hybrid between the Kings Indian and the...English?

Chessaholic said...

Actually this started out as a Slav (1.d4 d5 2. c4 c6) but turned into a Gruenfeld. The characteristic move for the Gruenfeld is d5 (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5).

Somehow I feel comfortable with a fianchettoed g7 bishop as black, it just feels right :)