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By: Confused_by_Theory
Sämisch  (1 Viewing)
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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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King's Indian Attack, Main Line With 5... Nf6
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[pgn][Event "EXPERT-PC, Slow 100m+100s"]
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[White "Komodo 9.1 6...|/pgn]In-depth analyse -


Started 08/09/15 at 10:41:33 by Nordlandia
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By: kylemeister
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Poll: 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 : what move order to choose?
I would like to play these three openings as White:
- The King’s Indian Defense Fianchetto Variation
- The Grünfeld Defense Fianchetto Variation
- The Symmetrical English Fi...

Started 07/12/15 at 07:11:36 by Marc Benford
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By: TD
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GM Repertoire KID!
If you look at Quality Chess's 2010 catalog they have announced a two volume GM repertoire on KID. Does anyone else have any information regarding the author?

Started 06/22/10 at 13:06:57 by F22
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By: TonyRo
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Coming back to the KID? Suggestions please
I'll be honest and confess that, apart from the cursory look, have not visited the KID forum for quite a few years and it feels like a daunting task to start searching for the various answers I need, ...

Started 12/03/14 at 18:08:17 by chk
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By: chk
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kings indian overview
I would like advice on how to start studying the kings indian. I have been playing  Modern Benoni and Leningrad Dutch for more than 20 years and recently also the mainline Ruy Lopez as Black so some o...

Started 02/01/15 at 11:08:24 by tp2205
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By: yolocounty
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Bayonet attack against kid (King's Indian Defense)
Hello chess friend,

I am starting to play Bayonet attack against the king's indian defense as white...I looked at foxy dvd on Bayonet attack, watched

Started 09/23/14 at 10:14:35 by chandrashekharkoravi
12 9522 Last Post 12/29/14 at 23:20:28
By: ErictheRed
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Can Black avoid pawn storm lines in KID?
I'm considering alternative defenses against 1.d4.  Is it possible for Black to avoid playing all out kingside pawn storm lines with f5, f4, g5, etc?  That is, I'd like to play positions with...

Started 09/10/14 at 02:56:12 by zepled37
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By: zepled37
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Great overview of KID books by John Watson
John Watson Book Review #112 King's Indian Part I
IM John Watson - Tuesday 1st July 2014 ...

Started 07/08/14 at 10:48:18 by Vass
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By: TonyRo
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Any good books on h3 kings indian?
I tried to search the net but couldnt find any study material... Sad

Started 11/20/12 at 21:09:56 by raja
7 7571 Last Post 07/01/14 at 10:16:03
By: eggman
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Poll: Good books about the KID from White's perspective?
I am looking for good books about the Kings Indian Defense, but from the point of view of White only.
I would also prefer a repertoire book that tries to go into solid, positional, sl...

Started 06/22/14 at 15:34:09 by Marc Benford
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By: RdC
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Best way to give black what he wants in the KID?
(I hope this question hasn't been asked & answered before.)
Which lines should I play as white in the KID, if I want to "cooperte" with black, if I want to play the variation he likes to play bes...

Started 12/23/13 at 18:11:25 by sim
13 7437 Last Post 05/11/14 at 02:43:57
By: kylemeister
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Categorising the KID
What sort of opening is the KID? Some people seem to think it is very one dimensional leading to a kingside versus queenside race and purely tactical chances versus the white king.
Others say it...

Started 01/29/14 at 18:33:36 by snakebite
10 5942 Last Post 01/31/14 at 19:49:43
By: ErictheRed
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Smyslov System (Bg5 and e3)
I am wondering if there is any good literature available on what is often known as the Smyslov Variation of the KID. Looking at it from White's perspective. (d4, c4, Nc3, Nf3, Bg5, e3 formation)

Started 04/18/08 at 17:36:44 by John Hall
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18 19701 Last Post 01/25/14 at 00:45:11
By: OrangeCounty
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Old Indian?
This defense caught my attention recently, and I wonder if anyone has any experience with it.  I know the names of its few high-level practioners, but I'm just curious to know who here knows much abou...

Started 01/20/09 at 00:41:45 by Markovich
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By: Bibs
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KID 5 Be3 : Have Black better than 5..O-O ?
The line 1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nc3 Bg7 4 e4 d6 5 Be3 is absent of all opening books
Yet ,the move 5 Be3 has been played between GMs , and the replay has always been 5..O-O with a Saemisch to follow<...

Started 08/11/13 at 10:14:39 by vallescure
8 6759 Last Post 08/13/13 at 10:50:27
By: vallescure
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Back up blitz opening that fits in well with KID
I've got the KID as 1st defence vs. 1d4 and I'm searching another opening mainly for blitz games that fits in well. I also play Ruy Lopez as main opening and 4 Nights with Bb5 as 2nd for blitz. Najdor...

Started 03/17/13 at 17:29:58 by gramsci
10 8153 Last Post 08/11/13 at 01:23:01
By: Ty
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Sämisch vs. the Old Indian
After 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.f3 Nbd7 3.c4 e5 4.Nc3 c6 or something similar, White reaches a Sämisch position, while Black can opt to forego the fianchetto and develop the bishop to e7. Given that I am dev...

Started 06/20/13 at 13:02:47 by HgMan
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31 17047 Last Post 06/30/13 at 01:57:35
By: Markovich
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From Averbakh to Accelerated Dragon?
After the sequence in the Averbakh KID 1.d4 Cf6 2.c4 g6 3.Cc3 Fg7 4.e4 d6 5.Fe2 O-O 6.Fg5 c5, I wondered if one could play 7.Nf3, instead of the usual 7.d5, to invite to a transposition into an accele...

Started 04/09/13 at 13:38:43 by nocteus
8 4888 Last Post 04/09/13 at 23:23:29
By: ErictheRed
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what to play against old indian?
What to  play against Old Indian defense if you play Krasenkov variation against the Kings indian? to be able to manage frequent transpositions... can anybody guide me is much appreciated.....

Started 11/29/12 at 21:54:05 by raja
5 5530 Last Post 11/30/12 at 18:21:18
By: Vass
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ChessBase KID DVD by Bologan?
The Chess-Base web-shop has just released a DVD on Caro-Kann by  Bologan.
If one look at the first sample screen-shot, it seems how...

Started 07/30/09 at 17:38:59 by Anders
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