French Defense is a very solid opening choice for black. White is able to setup an “ideal pawn center” e4-d4, but black starts contesting it right away with a move 2…d5. French is played by chess players of all levels, including the most elite GMs. For example, Alexander Grischuk was employing it very successfully on the top level. Today we will look at 10 prominent games played with French Defense.
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