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Fianchetto Variation
Fianchetto Variation
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Four Pawns
Four Pawns
[E76-E79] & [A68-A69]
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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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Alexei Shirov: My best games in the King’s Indian
Anyone knows something about this one? Smiley

Started 02/16/07 at 14:11:17 by alekfyne
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By: J-dog
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"Beat the King's Indian" by Jan Markos
I recently found out from the 'Grandmaster Repertoire - 1.d4' topic that the book "Beat the KID" by Markos will be released by Quality Chess in the next week or two.
I also found out that the boo...

Started 11/10/08 at 20:16:13 by TN
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By: Michael Ayton
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"Beating the KID" -  Krasenkow / Makagon
I'm curious if Markos' book deals with transposition to the Modern Benoni after  1. d4 Nf6   2. c4 g6   3. Nc3 Bg7   4. e4 d6   5. Nf3 O-O   6. h3 c5?  Also, does he address the currently popular 6th ...

Started 02/20/09 at 05:04:22 by Eclectico
5 2955 Last Post 02/27/09 at 02:40:24
By: BlkSabb
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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 4852 Last Post 03/26/12 at 08:22:02
By: Zwischenzugzwang
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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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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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1.d4,Nf6 2.d5?
Looks stupid, right?  Well, after about a half-dozen tries, I'm still unable to figure out how to get an advantage coming out of the opening against this nonsense.  Any suggestions?

Started 05/05/04 at 18:23:03 by Jerry_Taylor
7 4355 Last Post 05/06/04 at 14:53:17
By: Glenn Snow
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3..Bf5 Old Indian
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 d6 3 Nc3 Bf5!?
Some fellow keeps playing this against me on the internet, and I keep getting creamed. I have been plugging away with 4 f3 e5 5 e4 exd4 6 Qxd4 Nc6 7 Qd2 Be6. My water...

Started 01/06/05 at 03:58:56 by John Cox (Guest)
7 4200 Last Post 02/20/05 at 15:01:42
By: Glenn Snow
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I am interested in the variation 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.f3 e5 4.dxe5 Nhs

Started 02/05/09 at 16:41:44 by gustaf
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By: gustaf
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4. g3 variation
Because I faced some problems facing the KID, I decided I would like to keep things a little more open and play this line:
1. d4 Nf6
2. c4 g6
3. Nf3 Bg7
4. g3
What do...

Started 06/17/09 at 13:12:45 by jitb
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By: jitb
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5 be2 and 6 g4 !?
Has anyone seen this idea - new one on me 1d4 nf6 2 c4 g6 3 nc3 bg7 4 e4 d6 5 be2 0-0 6 g4.
Couldn't find a reference to it in either  Bologan or Gallagher's books .
Is this an SOS idea ?<b...

Started 12/23/10 at 09:09:46 by ANDREW BRETT
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By: Fllg
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5. Bg5 in the KID?
Searching for a new line against the KID for a 1600 - 2100 level, which ideally would be an aggressive sideline denying Black his preparation and some of his fun attacking my king, I consulted Bologan...

Started 06/30/10 at 10:55:15 by derdudea
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By: Stigma
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5. h3 or 6. h3
I was thinking about taking up the krasenkow system, as covered in the book by Markos. But in the eco system there are only entries for 5. h3. Which move order is better?

Started 04/18/10 at 12:47:09 by jitb
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By: LeeRoth
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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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By: kylemeister
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9.Ne1 classical kings indian / Mar del Plata
I don't know if this has been asked before but what is the best reference for the white side of the Ne1 classical kings indian lines? I almost got the new marin chessbase work and found out he recomme...

Started 07/29/15 at 16:06:51 by SupaKoopaTroopa
8 6180 Last Post 09/29/16 at 16:40:19
By: AntonioAg
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? about Andrew Martin's new book?
I've heard that IM Andrew Martin is working on a  book about the King's Indian Defence, "Pressure Play in the King's Indian Defense", does anybody know something? When is it going to be released and/o...

Started 06/12/03 at 06:58:51 by Kiwi
1 2578 Last Post 06/12/03 at 10:41:44
By: Andrew Martin (Guest)
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A KID Game that I played
I played this KID game as White. I am not really sure where I played wrongly, and got a really bad position out of the opening. Can someone help me?
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 0-0 6...

Started 04/26/08 at 00:29:23 by sssthepro
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By: sssthepro
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A mysterious omission
With Black , I am a KID player , and like very much Gallagher's book
"Play the King's Indian"
I am a correspondance player , so I consult it durig the opening of each KID
Recently my o...

Started 02/11/08 at 15:11:02 by photophore
6 3621 Last Post 02/12/08 at 10:00:51
By: Smyslov_Fan
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A mystery about Pomar variation
There is a mystery about Pomar variation :
1 d4 Nf6
2 c4 g6
3 Nc3 Bg7
4 e4 d6
5 Nge2 O-O
6 g3
Up to 2000 , this variation was quite popular , and results favourable ...

Started 10/21/05 at 16:42:39 by photophore
5 3070 Last Post 10/28/05 at 00:58:13
By: BladezII
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A Question about the h3 variation
Hello, KID Guru's
I have been studying the h3 variation from GM Gallagher's book, Play The Kings Indian. Here is Gallaghers game against Sadler:
[Event "Germany Bundesliga"]
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Started 08/22/07 at 12:01:20 by BearerOfBadNews
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