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Tiviakov: Queen's Indian - The Modern Approach
Anyone here have the new Tiviakov QID Fritz Trainer? I'm curious what lines he recommends.

Started 08/16/19 at 07:01:42 by BobbyDigital80
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By: kylemeister
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Solozhenkin on QID
Chess Stars Publishing has announced a forthcoming book:
Play the Queen´s Indian Defence  by Evgeniy Solozhenkin
312 pages, Chess Stars, November 2018
On their homepage you can see the content:<b...

Started 10/30/18 at 16:34:40 by tracke
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Queen's Indian Books
Hello All:
I am looking at QID books by Wells (Chess Explained), Emms (Starting Out), Yrjola and Tella, and Aagaard (don't know if I have enough "a"s in there).
I am rated 1950 and thinking ...

Started 10/31/06 at 05:00:53 by Gerry1970
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By: fling
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e3 QID - Move order trouble (June 18 update)
In the June 2018 update "A System for White", GM John Emms investigates a plan involving taking on d5, followed by b3 and Ba3 to trade the dark-squared bishops.
While this plan looks interesting...

Started 07/22/18 at 09:29:59 by Kontorist
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Building a QID Repertoire
There's been very little activity in the QID thread so hopefully my question will generate some!
I am starting work on a Queen's Indian repertoire to complement the Nimzo because I don't really w...

Started 12/01/16 at 19:00:00 by WSS
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By: NegiRefutes - Ex Member
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Curiousity in the Queen's Indian
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 c5
This is supposed to not be very good, but I'll be damned if I can figure out a road to anything for white due to a significant move order nuance on move 9.<br...

Started 12/10/10 at 21:36:58 by BPaulsen
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By: Mainline_Novelty
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Books covering nimzoindian with ...b6/Bb7 and QID
I have been playing the classical dutch but run into problems. Looking for nimzo/QID ... Bb7 or ...Ba6 coverage which could transpose to good variations (where white does not play g3) of the classical...

Started 05/19/14 at 13:00:02 by erasmus_b_dragon
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By: BobbyDigital80
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Any one playing the queen's indian?
Hi friends! I am trying to learn to play well the complex Nimzo/QI against 1.d4. I think that playing semi slav or King's indian is much more difficult because there are so many forcing lines. Nimzo a...

Started 02/24/14 at 17:21:52 by Pingudon
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By: BPaulsen
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Queen Indian 4.e3: How to play against this
How do you play against this line by Black where Black plays ...c6 and then a5-a4? I cannot think of a good plan against this. The exchange sacrifice also does not seem very sound but I really cannot ...

Started 05/29/13 at 01:08:44 by sssthepro
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By: Vass
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Do you think Queen's Indian is out of fashion? Why
I remember Karpov. M. Adams and Korchnoi made a living playing the QID. But now everyone is playing slav or semislav. I know it can be fashion but now even M. Adams quit playing the QID. Perhaps they ...

Started 12/14/12 at 12:16:52 by Pingudon
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By: LostTactic
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QI against 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 move order?
Question to peoples who like to play QI defence. What's your reaction on 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3!? Now 3..b6 is probably not so good and 3..d5 leads to Catalan. I don't like to play and lear...

Started 04/11/12 at 18:37:56 by Ender
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Repertoire Question: QID and Hedgehog
At the moment i am assembling my against non 1.e4 openings as Black. I decided for various reasons that i need a new answer to meet all the different first moves in a coherent way. I play the Hedgehog...

Started 01/05/12 at 17:47:39 by Tullius
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By: MartinC
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'Play the Queen's Indian' by Andrew Greet
The upcoming book 'Play the Queen's Indian' by IM Andrew Greet is going to be published in January/February 2009 according to Everyman Chess. For more details on the book see Everyman Chess: http:/...

Started 12/17/08 at 07:15:00 by TN
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By: BPaulsen
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Queen's Indian Hedgehog
It looks like the QID hedgehog isn't very common but surely there are some theoretically sound lines which lead there. How to get the Hedgehog when playing the QID?

Started 04/14/11 at 14:41:25 by rukh
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By: Grijandel
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Any good book on Petrosean Qid?
Hi all i like Petrosean variation of the Queens indian defense i wanted to know if there is any book on whites point of view...
Thanks... Smiley

Started 03/10/11 at 14:18:01 by raja
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By: BPaulsen
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Some odd QID transpositions
When looking through a Chessbase magazine article by Grivas on the QID, I noticed two barely used plans that transpose to another opening with a large batch of theory:
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nf3 b6 4...

Started 10/17/10 at 20:19:14 by Pantu
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By: Pantu
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QID without NID
Is there any GM who plays the Queen's Indian (or the Bogo-Indian) but against 3.Nc3 plays something other than the Nimzo-Indian?

Started 01/26/10 at 07:46:32 by BobbyDigital80
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By: Watsonfox
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QID 4.e3
I noticed in another thread that Palliser recommends 4.e3 against the QID.  Having played the Black side of this a couple of times in the past (and currently playing against it in a correspondence gam...

Started 12/16/06 at 14:30:13 by HgMan
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By: Bonsai
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What happened to the QI ?
when you've a look at the latest high class tournaments, after d4 Nf6, c4 e6, Nf3 nobody did play the good old b6. Instead d5 is the move even of my QI hero Adams. Did i miss something? Is there a new...

Started 11/12/09 at 16:42:25 by BlunderKing
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By: Pingudon
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(W&B) QID w/ 4.g3 books/CBFTs/videos etc
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I am looking for books on the Queen's Indian Defense with 4.g3 from White's perspective. I intend to play this as White but I am very new to the QID, I have not played it with either color...

Started 10/09/09 at 17:15:43 by HoemberChess
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