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Petrosian QID: Critical Lines?
After 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5, what do the white players around here like to play? Undecided
6. Bg5 seems a draw nowadays, but Black always looked okay in the Tartakower positi...

Started 10/24/05 at 09:38:58 by lnn2
5 2464 Last Post 10/26/05 at 00:55:10
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Starting Out: Queen's Indian
Opinions please! How much material is there not already on chesspub?
Thanks in advance.

Started 04/01/05 at 01:24:38 by lnn2
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By: Twinpeaks
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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
4 5590 Last Post 06/23/11 at 07:48:50
By: Grijandel
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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
1 2811 Last Post 01/05/12 at 18:41:21
By: MartinC
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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
10 6468 Last Post 03/11/11 at 09:57:16
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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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
2 3311 Last Post 12/14/12 at 12:50:26
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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By: FirebrandX
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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
14 10671 Last Post 09/04/10 at 12:05:31
By: Watsonfox
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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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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
10 7714 Last Post 02/28/14 at 17:36:28
By: BPaulsen
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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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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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(W&B) QID w/ 4.g3 books/CBFTs/videos etc
Question 1)
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
13 8265 Last Post 10/21/09 at 11:22:27
By: Meat
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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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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
4 2689 Last Post 12/02/16 at 17:15:47
By: NegiRefutes - Ex Member
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Interesting Idea in QID
I spent some time analysing the following position: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.Nf3 b6 4.g2 Ba6 5.b3 Bb4 6.Bd2 Be7 7.Bg2 c6 8.0-0 d5 9.Ne5 Nfd7 10.Nd3!?. Looks like 10.Nd3 deserves serious attentio...

Started 10/12/09 at 08:48:20 by MilenPetrov
3 2779 Last Post 10/19/09 at 08:42:17
By: MilenPetrov
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Grischuk-Adams 07 QID, 1-0
After 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 b6 5.Bg2 Bb7 6.Nc3 00 7.Qc2 c5 8.d5 ed 9.Ng5 h6 10.h4 white has won all 6 games according to the databases I checked.
For example, Grischuk-M.Adams, 2007, 1-...

Started 08/12/09 at 04:19:55 by rooksway18
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By: rooksway18
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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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QID: 7. d5 Gambit
I want to add the d5 gambit against the QID to my repertoire. That is:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. 0-0 0-0 7. d5
Does anyone have some experience with this ...

Started 05/07/09 at 14:54:37 by Meat
8 4446 Last Post 05/14/09 at 06:39:01
By: BPaulsen
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