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By: Confused_by_Theory
Sämisch  (1 Viewing)
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By: TopNotch
Fianchetto Variation
Fianchetto Variation
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By: Confused_by_Theory
Four Pawns
Four Pawns
[E76-E79] & [A68-A69]
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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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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: Michael Ayton
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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
3 321 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
7 858 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 4365 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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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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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
4 1462 Last Post 05/29/20 at 10:49:41
By: Pawnpusher
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Yankelevich-Saric 11.08.2019 E90
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 1763 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 2341 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 4186 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 22949 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."

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)
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 4187 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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19 11237 Last Post 05/24/18 at 19:49:58
By: ErictheRed
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Modernized: The King's Indian Defence by Bojkov
A new publisher, with a new book on the KID:
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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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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