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The Grunfeld Defense

Continuing on the 1. d4 trend, next up is the Grunfeld defense. A hypermodern opening, the Grunfeld defense places activity above all else. It allows white to build up a powerful center, and to develop freely. Black’s counterplay can come swiftly though. The play centers around the focal point of d4, where both sides concentrate their attackers and defenders. For those players who like to play actively, this defense could be perfect for you.


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