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Classical
[E90-99]
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In: Re: I lost my interest af...
By: yolocounty
Sämisch
Sämisch
[E80-E89]
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49 464 Last Post 05/22/20 at 15:05:03
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By: Krudos
Fianchetto Variation
Fianchetto Variation
[E62-E69]
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27 269 Last Post 01/28/18 at 16:06:52
In: Re: New idea by Wesley So...
By: Konstriktor
Four Pawns
Four Pawns
[E76-E79] & [A68-A69]
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16 294 Last Post 02/26/11 at 13:50:44
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By: Markovich
King's Indian King's Indian
Complete King's Indian [A41-42, A53-55, A68-69 & E60-99] with IM David Vigorito
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Squeezing the KID
Squeezing the King‘s Indian Defence
by Semko Semkov and Yuriy Krykun
248 pages, Chess Stars, September 10th 2020
„This book presents a full repertoire based on the Gligoric System against ...
There‘s an i

Started 08/29/20 at 17:57:40 by tracke
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By: Bibs
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Resources on the Saemisch for White?
I would like to learn more about the Saemisch from White's perspective and wonder where would be a good place to start. What are some good books or other media and who are its biggest proponents at th...

Started 07/28/20 at 12:01:45 by HAJS
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By: Glenn Snow
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old indian hanham variation

Started 11/05/15 at 15:20:51 by MM0621
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Yanvarjov - KID According to Petrosian
Igor Yanvarjov (2019) The King's Indian According to Petrosian from Russell Enterprises.
Not sure how I missed news of this title. It seems exactly the kind of "opening" book that interests me. H...

Started 05/27/20 at 21:04:47 by an ordinary chessplayer
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By: Pawnpusher
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Yankelevich-Saric 11.08.2019 E90
Hi,
Wanted to know Mr. Vigorito's opinion about Black's perspectives to equalize after 6.de5
Stockfish's line is: 6...de5 7.Qd8 Kd8 8.Nf3 Nc6 9.Be3 Be6 10.0-0-0 Nd7 11.Ng5 with some plus for...

Started 10/04/19 at 15:31:04 by sanaz
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By: mn
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State of the Kings Indian
Hi guys,
a few years back I was a big KID addict. When Naka, Ding, Grischuk and other played it regulary, I played it in every black game against 1.d4.
Then all the elite players stopped pla...

Started 08/27/19 at 16:47:34 by halbstark
9 3082 Last Post 09/23/19 at 23:22:08
By: trw
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Any Suggestions for KID based odd line vs london
Hey all,
Is anyone aware of an offbeat line against the london that fits with the KID move order.
d4 Nf6 2.Bf4  or 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.Bf4.
Would an early Nh5 make any sense. I'm inte...

Started 07/02/19 at 21:18:18 by FizzySoda
4 1700 Last Post 07/07/19 at 01:34:58
By: BeeCaves
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KID vs. 1.b3 or 1.b4
It is said that that the KID it's an universal opening system that fits well with any first white move excep 1.e4. However I'm lately having dificulties meeting  both 1.b3 and 1.b4. How could a KID pl...

Started 04/12/10 at 18:52:29 by gramsci
7 3335 Last Post 06/30/19 at 15:22:11
By: XChess1971
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5.h3 0-0 6.Be3
Hi people,
recently I started to play King's Indian and I like GM Robin Van Kampen chess24 video repertoire.
But there's this line with Be3 (suggested by IM Watson in his 1.d4 repertoire b...

Started 01/09/15 at 22:08:52 by CourtneyGrant
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37 19413 Last Post 06/24/19 at 06:39:05
By: kylemeister
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New Book on the Samisch

Started 05/23/17 at 01:49:33 by TonyRo
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By: semper_fidelis
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Bologan's King's Indian 2017
"a complete King’s Indian repertoire for Black, and in many lines he presents two different ways to handle the Black position. During his research, he has found many new ideas and resources."
htt...

Started 02/04/17 at 19:57:40 by AJZ
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By: Paul Brondal
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Is the KID a tactician's opening only?
Hi, when I look at the KID's history i see only great attackers like Kasparov, Geller, Bronstein, Stein, Smirin, Radjabov,...
Can the KID be played strategically (à la Andersson for instance)? <...

Started 12/28/18 at 11:07:24 by nocteus
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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La Défense Est-Indienne (ChessBase DVD, in French)
https://shop.chessbase.com/fr/products/libiszweski_maze_defense_est_indienne?Ref...
A minor comment:  in the video sample, GM Mazé describes 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5....

Started 09/29/18 at 17:40:01 by kylemeister
7 3346 Last Post 10/18/18 at 03:25:23
By: TopNotch
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Avrukh GM2a King's Indian
Just to proceed the discussion in the Grunfeld Forum:
Avrukh is writing great books and has many new ideas. But I never got the Quality Chess marketing strategy of claiming that White is better e...

Started 05/14/18 at 19:39:39 by pioleiva
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By: ErictheRed
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Modernized: The King's Indian Defence by Bojkov
A new publisher, with a new book on the KID: http://metrochessla.com/modernized-the-kings-indian-defense/
According to Amazon, it's out now. It's a repertoire for black using the Classical (7...e...

Started 04/22/14 at 20:45:26 by Scarblac
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By: TUKI
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Everyman KID Move by Move Book
It's now available as a PGN. The preview only gives a hint as to the line against the fianchetto, which is ...Nc6 intending ...e5.
Does anyone know what else is recommended?

Started 07/27/17 at 16:43:42 by gillbod
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By: gillbod
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Question in the Fianchetto King's Indian
My preference against the Fianchetto King's Indian has always been the Kavalek System (6...c6 7.O-O Qa5 intending 8...Qh5 if White doesn't play 8.h3 or 8.e4, and against 8.h3, play 8...Be6 with the Ro...

Started 09/25/17 at 15:42:23 by FrenchRefutes1e4
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By: FrenchRefutes1e4
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Bayonet Ne8
After 9. b4 what do people think of Ne8?
I have personally found this a very tough move. In theory, it is often laughed at because white gets the immediate c5 without any work... but in practice ...

Started 09/02/17 at 16:16:59 by trw
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By: proustiskeen
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Avrukh's Be2/Be3 KID Repertoire for Modern Chess
I recently bought this database, what do you guys think of it? I really like his coverage of 6...Na6 7.Nf3 e5 8.0-0 Ng4 9.Bg5 Qe8 10.Re1 which previously was a bit of an enigma to me. For those that h...

Started 08/22/17 at 20:05:30 by TN
4 3271 Last Post 08/23/17 at 07:13:04
By: kylemeister
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Current topical variations?
What do you consider to be the most topical / 'hottest' variations for White in the KID? Trying to do a roundup of various recent KID books and while I know what I'm interested in - MDP and  6...c5 Sa...

Started 06/28/17 at 19:43:29 by proustiskeen
9 4702 Last Post 07/20/17 at 16:03:38
By: ErictheRed
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