Transpositions

Let’s say you have decided to go for the Grünfeld, but you don’t want to play the Sicilian. Here are a couple of important moveorders that allow you to stay in repertoire, thereby avoiding the transposition into the Maroczy. This is what building a good repertoire is all about.

Things become much easier once you decide to combine the Grünfeld with the Sicilian. Here is the moveorder for white that may cause some slight discomfort:

Play it safe!