In game 1 of the World Championship 2014 between Carlsen and Anand, Anand chose 12.gxf3. Why not play 12.Qc3+ instead? It takes control over the a1-h8 diagonal and prevents the black Nc6 to jump to d4 ...
I recently picked up on the Grunfeld and I am quite pleased with this opening. To improve my skill at playing this opening; What are the most important strategic/thematic concepts that I should ...
I'm trying out kings indian against d4 openings but there is one problem... I get mated. I can't defend after castling under the h7 g6 f7 pawn structure. Somehow it works as an opening with an ...
I would appreciate references to sources, be they books or any other sort of media, that contain annotated games in the Makogonov Variation of the Grünfeld Defense (two possible move-orders for which ...
What is the best defense as white against the Grunfeld Defense? I have been playing the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit over and over again, I suspect some opponents notice this, and open up with 1... Nf6, so ...