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In: Re: Na6 king's indian in...
By: Sinn
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By: TopNotch
Fianchetto Variation
Fianchetto Variation
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In: Re: Yugoslav with 8.dxc5
By: FreeRepublic
Four Pawns
Four Pawns
[E76-E79] & [A68-A69]
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In: Re: 6 .. Na6 7 Be2 e5 8 f...
By: MNb
King's Indian King's Indian
Complete King's Indian [A41-42, A53-55, A68-69 & E60-99] with GM Marian Petrov
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Lifetime Rep: KID #1
Looks like former ChessPub columnist and KID guru Gawain Jones has just released the first half of his KID course on Chessable, and it's a whopper. I'm glad he covered both his pet 6...Nbd7!? 7.O-O e5...

Started 08/05/21 at 12:45:54 by TonyRo
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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What is the more frustrating line for Black
Hi,
I am struggling against the KID as White. I have played -for some years- h3 systems (Makogonov). I have been a 1.d4 player all my life but I am playing exclusively now 1.Nf3. I tend to get go...

Started 04/29/22 at 13:43:29 by CanadianClub
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By: CanadianClub
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Khalifmans Kramnik rep 7...Nbd7 8.Be3
8...Qe7 and 12...c5!?, to bold to hold?
10-12 years ago I was very interested in the 7...Nbd7 variation in the KID. Mainly  because it was not so very heavy on theory, and also more positonal tha...

Started 02/12/16 at 16:43:52 by Gut Gambit
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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The King's Indian: Simplified by GM Alex Colovic.
The subject book/course is offered at Chessable. A free sample is offered here:
https://www.chessable.com/course/92891/0/?o=15654953
and the full version here:
https://www.chessable.com...

Started 04/14/22 at 15:59:38 by FreeRepublic
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By: FreeRepublic
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4…d6 vs. 4…0-0
After 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 does it matter if Black plays 4…0-0 instead of 4…d6? I’ve heard that 4…0-0 5.e5 isn’t good for White, so I’m wondering if there are any lines White can try where ...

Started 03/28/22 at 00:38:24 by BobbyDigital80
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By: BobbyDigital80
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Best King's Indian attack book?
I'm looking for a book for someone new to the opening but willing to work and isn't shy of heavy reading and thinking.  I would rank my skill level as a sharply rising lower to mid club level player. ...

Started 02/03/07 at 13:56:07 by AcuWill
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38 38340 Last Post 09/25/21 at 05:59:40
By: MNb
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Smyslov System 5 Bg5 d6 6 Qd2
Would be interesting to see some coverage of this line. I know there are .. c5 lines to avoid this, but it's nice to have options. Mamedyarov seems to be the main Super GM who plays this line and has ...

Started 08/22/21 at 18:17:39 by TakeThePawn
3 720 Last Post 08/24/21 at 06:11:02
By: MNb
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Orthodoxy justified
I run stockdish 13 against the kings Indian defence for the first 7 moves, manually choosing the black moves while allowing white an average of 6 minutes with 30+ depth to respond.
1. d4 Nf6 2.N...

Started 06/02/21 at 11:19:24 by stdv
7 1430 Last Post 06/03/21 at 08:27:27
By: MartinC
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1. d4 d6 2. c4 e5 and the queenless middlegame
I have had a lot of success playing this variation with the Black pieces, yet I still do not know what it's called.  Versions of this queenless middlegame also arise from the Sicilian (after Nxc6 dxc6...

Started 03/17/21 at 06:52:41 by Bulldog
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By: Bulldog
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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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17 5820 Last Post 02/10/21 at 01:05:19
By: TopNotch
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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
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19 8303 Last Post 10/26/20 at 07:08:50
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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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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47 10328 Last Post 08/09/20 at 02:37:36
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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40 37819 Last Post 06/15/20 at 21:01:51
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
4 1894 Last Post 05/29/20 at 10:49:41
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
1 2020 Last Post 10/04/19 at 17:27:09
By: mn
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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 2719 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 4675 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 25154 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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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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