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Fianchetto Variation
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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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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 6112 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 4878 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 16458 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 5858 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
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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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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
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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 4754 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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26 21095 Last Post 07/25/12 at 17:27:12
By: Smyslov_Fan
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New Vigorito's book
Hello KID worshipers  Grin Grin Grin
Well we'll be gifted with 2 volumes book very very soon:
"Attacking Chess: The King's Indian, Volume 1 by David Vigorito
The King's Indian remains a hugely popular op...

Started 07/28/10 at 18:08:41 by rossia
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By: Fllg
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Kramer Variation: 5.Nge2!?
Does anyone have any experience playing with/against the Kramer Variation (1.d4,Nf6 2.c4,g7 3.Nc3,Bg7 4.e4,d6 5.Nge2!?).  It seems to score reasonably well, holds out the possibility of some straight-...

Started 02/15/06 at 03:13:47 by Jerry_Taylor
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By: Keano
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Doubt in the old indian kramnik series book
Chapter 3 of the first book of the kramnik series:
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 d6 3.d4 Nbd7 4.Nc3 c6 5.e4 e5 6.Be2 Be7 7.00 a6!? for this move they recommend 7. Nh4 and say this gives white edge
Now my q...

Started 05/25/12 at 22:26:49 by raja
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By: TN
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Wojo's Weapons: Winning With White, Volume 2
This just caught my eye. It should be a great compliment to Avrukh, particulary for mere mortals like me:

Started 02/01/11 at 21:41:23 by Antillian
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By: Gilchrist is a legend
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Deciding what to play against the closed games
really I am not sure what to play against the closed games as black ... since I want to play for a win in every game ...
the problem with nimzo is it's not univers...

Started 04/05/12 at 15:22:07 by battleangel (Ex Member)
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18 7431 Last Post 04/10/12 at 20:13:45
By: Gilchrist is a legend
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Non-critical KID line for White?
Hello everybody!
I'll soon participate in my first serious tournament for quite some time. As I've switched from 1.e4 to 1.d4 recently but haven't completed my repertoire yet, I'd like to ask if ...

Started 02/16/12 at 18:45:31 by Zwischenzugzwang
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By: Zwischenzugzwang
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1 d4 d6 KID move order
What does White play against 1 d4 d6 when he does not have a Nf3 system against the KID in his repertoire (for example, he might just play the Averbach or Samisch variations against the KID)?
1 d...

Started 03/18/12 at 12:49:17 by Dark Knight
8 3874 Last Post 03/26/12 at 08:22:02
By: Zwischenzugzwang
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New book: Winning Pawn Play in the Indian Defenses
I´ve noticed that a new book is coming out about pawn structures in the Indian Defenses (mainly King´s Indian):
Henrique Marinho
Winning Pawn Play in the Indian Defenses

Started 02/14/12 at 09:24:38 by PatzerKing
10 6727 Last Post 02/16/12 at 01:35:47
By: saubhikr
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Another attempt to understand the spoiled KID
Hi all,
last sunday I played the KID for the first time in a tournement game and I know it was a weak game by both sides and of course I used the engine for tactical blunders - yes, there were a ...

Started 01/16/12 at 13:59:43 by gewgaw
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