Category Archives: Grunfeld Russian System

14th ch-EUR Ind w 2013-Hoang Thanh Trang(HUN)

TWIC 977

14th ch-EUR Ind w  2013Chess Results
GMs Hoang,Thanh Trang and Gunina,Valentina tied for first with 6/7. Here is one of her games featuring strong technical play in a R-R ending.

GM Hoang Thanh Trang(HUN) 

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Hoang Thanh Trang (2467) – Daulyte,D (2363)
Grunfeld Russian System 7…Nc6 [D97]
14th ch-EUR Ind w 2013
Belgrade SRB (7.3), 29.07.2013

Position 1
Black was not able to resist white’s technical play with the active rook and outside passed pawn.

Black to play


Grunfeld Trends 2013 Trends(TWIC 953)

Here is an interesting idea(17.Qb4) in the Russian System played in the Moscow Open by Volkov,S from the recent TWIC 953.

Volkov,Sergey1 (2593) – Artemiev,V (2502)
Grunfeld Russian System 7…Bg4[D98]
Moscow Open A 2013 MoscowRUS (9.12), 10.02.2013

Position 1
White is pressing the whole board while black is saddled with awkwardly placed minor pieces. What should white do now?

White to Play