Play with 1.d4 vs Grunfeld by GM Arnaudov
Nowadays, Grunfeld defense is one of the most dangerous Black's weapons against 1.d4. The fact that this is an active and complex opening, explains it's popularity among players from all levels from amateur to GM. Fortunately, we have good news for the fans of 1.d4 - Grunfeld will stop causing them nightmares. In his latest database, GM Petar Arnaudov provides you with a complete repertoire against Grunfeld. His recommendation is based on the so-called Russian System which arises after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Qb3. According to GM Arnaudov, Black is struggling to find an equality against this positionally sound approach. In his annotations, the author provides you not only with a huge amount of deep analysis, but also with detailed explanations of the basic positional ideas for both sides. After getting familiar with the Russian system, you can use it for a time being as your main weapon against Grunfeld defense.