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Kings Indian Fianchetto (9.dxe5 dxe5)
Hi everybody.
I played my first King's Indian (it's been 5 years since the last time). I'm gonna go with that opening. I've been playing the nimzo/queens indian these last years but they didn't s...

Started 09/25/04 at 15:42:55 by Armin
1 1823 Last Post 10/08/04 at 19:18:53
By: Armin
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Kid g3 Yugoslav variation, unusual Black 8th'move
after 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Nf3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O c5 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. d5
usually black respond 8...Na5, then 9.Nd2 and so on
but my opponent play 8... Ne5?! and I respond 9. Nxe5 d...

Started 02/18/06 at 13:22:59 by ChessFan(Guest) (Guest)
1 1559 Last Post 02/18/06 at 22:08:50
By: micawber
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The Fianchetto Kings Indian
Okay, last night i sat down to play a league match and needing to win i played aggressively so i chose the KID.Next off i was met with the Fianchetto Variation.A highly positional game took place whic...

Started 03/02/06 at 13:32:35 by DarMc2
6 3851 Last Post 05/03/06 at 07:38:44
By: Holbox
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g3 line.
Recently, i have been considering playing the g3 line in the kings indian. Altough, i have the problem that many of my opponents deviate to a benoni/grunfeld? Is there some lame move order trick so i ...

Started 08/13/08 at 11:22:54 by Zatox
6 2936 Last Post 09/17/08 at 03:32:23
By: kylemeister
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Fianchetto Kings Indian from whites point of view.
As I have decided to continue to build my 1.d4 repertoire with fianchetto systems (as much as possible). Now I am studying the Fianchetto Kings Indian. But I am impressed by its richness and complexit...

Started 01/30/09 at 18:29:52 by Novosibirsk
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By: Novosibirsk
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Gallagher Variation
Marin -Golubev 1996 (E68)
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.g3 g6 3.Bg2 Bg7 4.0-0 0-0 5.c4 d6 6.d4 Nbd7 7.Nc3 e5
8.e4 a6 9.h3 ed 10.Nxd4 Re8 11.Re1 Rb8 12. Rb1 Ne5 13.b3 c5
14.Nc2 Nh5!? (New move  accordi...

Started 04/12/09 at 19:54:58 by Günter Amann
5 2998 Last Post 04/14/09 at 15:57:45
By: GMGolubev
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Recent game in the KID fianchetto variation
Hi, about a week ago I played a game in the fianchetto variation. I played the white side and it went like this:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 0-0 5. Nf3 d6 6. Nc3 Nc6 7. 0-0 e5 8. d5 Ne7 9...

Started 09/23/09 at 17:13:51 by jitb
13 7242 Last Post 09/28/09 at 01:56:43
By: moahunter
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Re: Dembo's 7...Bf5 vs. Fianchetto KID
Well, it, like e.g. the Kavalek variation, is the sort of secondary line which has long been given in books as leading to a slight advantage for White -- which should mean it is "sound enough."

Started 05/28/10 at 15:29:26 by kylemeister
3 3415 Last Post 05/30/10 at 06:36:50
By: Daniel
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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 9788 Last Post 08/23/10 at 16:19:16
By: MaSu
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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 7678 Last Post 10/05/10 at 18:13:16
By: Papageno
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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 5966 Last Post 10/11/10 at 21:55:20
By: TalJechin
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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 5139 Last Post 01/23/11 at 21:52:20
By: kylemeister
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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 5491 Last Post 05/14/11 at 17:39:43
By: OrangeCounty
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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 15527 Last Post 06/03/11 at 04:23:43
By: Spree K
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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 3388 Last Post 08/05/11 at 21:05:48
By: Anders
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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 7296 Last Post 09/08/11 at 17:18:55
By: Smyslov_Fan
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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
14 8454 Last Post 10/11/11 at 01:13:23
By: GabrielGale
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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 6593 Last Post 06/07/12 at 18:52:34
By: Gilchrist is a legend
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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 3919 Last Post 07/31/12 at 16:47:10
By: Stigma
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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 6063 Last Post 03/21/14 at 00:52:17
By: RdC
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