There was a bit of a lull as the world exhaled with the tension of the World Championship match behind us. The German Bundesliga, however, continued its season, with perennial powerhouses Baden-Baden looking for another title. Sometimes it seems a little unfair as the defending champions field 2700 grandmasters on board four. Miroslav Grabarczyk of SC Greisheim accepted the difficult task of contesting Francisco “Paco” Vallejo Pons. After a solid start he slugged it out with the Spanish GM, producing interesting complications. Let’s take a look.