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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Grunfeld 5.Qa4+[D90]-TWIC 975

TWIC 975
The 5.Qa4+ line is suddenly fashionable. GM Mamedyarov won the featured game decisively but Grunfeld players have no need to worry though as black has clear improvements.

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Mamedyarov,S (2761) - Giri,A (2734)
Grunfeld 5.Qa4+[D90]
FIDE GP Beijing
Beijing CHN (9.5), 14.07.2013

Position 1
GM Giri had an interesting novelty that should have been good enough for equal play.

White to Play


Position 2
Black continued to pile on the pressure with 15..Rad8. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play


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