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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 1943 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 1706 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 4224 Last Post 05/03/06 at 07:38:44
By: Holbox
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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 6859 Last Post 03/21/14 at 00:52:17
By: RdC
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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 5119 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 10213 Last Post 03/22/14 at 13:59:04
By: tony37
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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: TD
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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 4353 Last Post 07/31/12 at 16:47:10
By: Stigma
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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 6012 Last Post 05/14/11 at 17:39:43
By: OrangeCounty
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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 8565 Last Post 10/05/10 at 18:13:16
By: Papageno
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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 3298 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 7961 Last Post 09/28/09 at 01:56:43
By: moahunter
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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 9285 Last Post 10/11/11 at 01:13:23
By: GabrielGale
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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 5715 Last Post 01/23/11 at 21:52:20
By: kylemeister
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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 3786 Last Post 05/30/10 at 06:36:50
By: Daniel
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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 8087 Last Post 09/08/11 at 17:18:55
By: Smyslov_Fan
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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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17 9769 Last Post 02/03/09 at 05:57:24
By: Novosibirsk
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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 3806 Last Post 08/05/11 at 21:05:48
By: Anders
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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 10573 Last Post 08/23/10 at 16:19:16
By: MaSu
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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 2558 Last Post 01/28/18 at 16:06:52
By: Konstriktor
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