The Gruenfeld Defense -2- (D80)
The starting point of the lesson today is
It is the Exchange Variation in Gruenfeld Defense. White has build up a strong center but Black will attack it soon.
White has here in move 7 two main options:
a) 7.Bc4 (with 8. Ne2)
b) 7. Nf3 (with 8. Be2)
If you want to play the Gruenfeld Defense with Black you should be prepared for both lines very well, because they both have been analyzed very far.
So let`s have a look at
a) 7. Bc4
Next time we shall see how it can go on in early middle game