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Yugoslav with 8.dxc5
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 c5 4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nc3 Nc6
Who knows a good source to this line? Actually I don´t wanna play 8.d5, because I don´t play against the KID this way. What...

Started 02/27/11 at 19:38:10 by gewgaw
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By: FreeRepublic
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Early ...c5
So, 2014 has been a big year for this line:
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nf3 Bg7 4 g3 0-0 5 Bg2 c5 6 Nc3 cxd4 7 Nxd4 Qc7!?.
(to some extent this is a move order trick, since White can avoid this by 6 ...

Started 09/29/14 at 20:48:09 by yolocounty
4 3637 Last Post 11/13/21 at 16:52:44
By: FreeRepublic
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exd4+Bd7 line
I have been looking through King's Indian Defense books trying to find coverage, or the current state of theory, on the exd4+Bd7 line in the fianchetto:
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d6 3. c4 g6 4. ...

Started 03/11/21 at 16:34:32 by Bulldog
1 863 Last Post 03/11/21 at 20:51:56
By: Confused_by_Theory
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New idea by Wesley So
Wesley So played a rare idea against Gawain Jones at this year's Tata Steel tournament. This was meeting an early .. c5 by just taking it. It's been seen before, if rarely. White's novelty appears to ...

Started 01/27/18 at 10:25:59 by RdC
2 3830 Last Post 01/28/18 at 16:06:52
By: Konstriktor
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Play the Fianchetto by Pert
Can anyone comment on the KID-part of "Solid and Safe against the wild Indians: Play the Fianchetto"?

Started 11/25/15 at 09:24:39 by TD
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By: TD
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Avrukh KID
I just had a quick question regarding Avrukh's d4 repertoire. I just received the book but am looking for lines involving 6...c5 in the Fianchetto Variation of the KID. After 7.d5, Black  can play Na6...

Started 01/27/15 at 04:07:13 by TowMater
1 3162 Last Post 01/27/15 at 04:58:12
By: kylemeister
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Fianchetto line and new book from Joe!
Hi everyone!
I have trouble finding a good line vs the g3 lines, and peering through the games of the european championship a game from Fedorv caught my attention:

Started 06/14/03 at 04:48:11 by fred (Guest)
3 6295 Last Post 07/18/14 at 00:32:38
By: GMTonyKosten
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E69 - Another game to understand the KID
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c6 3. c4 d6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Nbd7 8. h3
Qc7 9. e4 e5 10. Re1 Re8 11. d5 a5 12. Re2 Nc5 13. Ne1 cxd5 14. cxd5 b6 15. Rc2
Ba6 16. Rb1 Qe7 17. Be3 Nfd7 18....

Started 02/05/14 at 18:46:42 by gewgaw
13 14153 Last Post 03/22/14 at 13:59:04
By: tony37
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Kings Indian Fianchetto Variation Move Order?
I'm trying to navigate the maze of move order options associated with a White opening repertoire built around Nf3 and c4, ideally using the fianchetto variation against the Kings Indian.
It appea...

Started 12/29/13 at 02:19:01 by dave-o
8 9526 Last Post 03/21/14 at 00:52:17
By: RdC
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Fianchetto KID to Grunfeld avoiding English traps
I'd like to transpose from the Fianchetto KID to the Grunfeld - direct d5 rather than c6 lines preferably - but I don't know how to avoid being move-ordered if white stays flexible and hides his inten...

Started 07/31/12 at 13:31:05 by gramsci
3 5566 Last Post 07/31/12 at 16:47:10
By: Stigma
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What is the current status of Gallagher variation
In Gallagher variation against g3 KID, black plays a6, c5, b5 etc after exd4 often sacrificing the d6 pawn. This was recommended by Gallagher in his book on KID also. Liking the dynamic position but w...

Started 01/05/12 at 04:29:52 by saubhikr
7 9503 Last Post 06/07/12 at 18:52:34
By: Gilchrist is a legend
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Wojo – Bauer 1997, KID, white fianchetto (Wojo II)
Just started reading Wojo’s weapons volume II
(BTW, I haven’t bought or read volume I yet but I plan to)
I like the book so far, though still only in the beginning it has decent explanations...

Started 10/07/11 at 21:57:50 by John
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By: GabrielGale
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Point of 8.h3 in fianchetto KID?
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Nc3 e5 8. h3 *
Just wondering what you avoid with this move order.

Started 12/04/10 at 16:23:40 by MrCookie
10 10954 Last Post 09/08/11 at 17:18:55
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Fianchetto with 8...a6
I've been reviewing my "repertoire", such as it is, and came across a series of uncomfortable lines I was apparently planning to play into in the Fianchetto KID.  For reference:
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 ...

Started 07/29/11 at 17:41:06 by OrangeCounty
4 5177 Last Post 08/05/11 at 21:05:48
By: Anders
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Avrukh KID doesn't work?!
Avrukh got everyone re-interested in the old line 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 O-O 5.Nc3 d6 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.O-O a6 8.Qd3!?  which looks really cool and works well as most rabid KID players can't get wh...

Started 01/31/11 at 04:00:20 by Seeker
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17 22902 Last Post 06/03/11 at 04:23:43
By: Spree K
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Transposing to Modern Benoni vs Fianchetto KID.
After a deep research I've come to the conclusion the way I want to play the Fianchetto KID is trying to transpose to a Modern Benoni (more dynamic play and better figures than the Panno or any variat...

Started 03/12/11 at 08:28:44 by gramsci
6 7865 Last Post 05/14/11 at 17:39:43
By: OrangeCounty
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Looking for a system with g3 against KID
I tried Avrukh's line. I hate to say it but it doesn't make too much sense to me.
I even developed a Fischer like saying of my own. h3 is always bad for White against the KID.
I don't re...

Started 01/22/11 at 13:38:39 by John
7 7887 Last Post 01/23/11 at 21:52:20
By: kylemeister
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Aggressive against the fianchetto variation
May be You know that I'm only a club player and I'm lurking in this site for many of you are really much better player than me.
I need a suggestion: according to your experience what is the most ...

Started 07/12/10 at 09:21:07 by Templare2
9 8762 Last Post 10/11/10 at 21:55:20
By: TalJechin
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Poll: Best line for black against Fianchetto KID
As the KID Fianchetto Varition is becoming more and more popular nowadays, what do you think is the best line for black?

Started 09/28/10 at 10:04:13 by gramsci
9 11560 Last Post 10/05/10 at 18:13:16
By: Papageno
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Best plan against the Fianchetto System?
I want to stay in the territory of the king's Indian! I do not want to jump to the Grunfeld when I see g3 (unless I have to of course). What do you think is the best way to face g3 that gives equality...

Started 11/02/09 at 11:54:07 by Pingudon
12 13463 Last Post 08/23/10 at 16:19:16
By: MaSu
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