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King’s Indian: In this new age of chess where you need to keep an open mind towards the openings and be smart to sidestep your opponent’s preparations, it is useful to be aware of every sideline in the most popular openings.
King’s Indian Defense is a very popular hyper-modern opening that is a must-know for any chess player. In the King’s Indian, black deliberately allows a white opponent to take control of the center, with an idea to undermine it later on. There are a few very important ideas that you must know in order to […]
Petrosian System: When it comes to facing the King’s Indian, white has a wide range of possibilities to choose from. Deciding on one of them is not something easy to do. There are plenty of good choices and we want to play them all but who has time to study so much? It would be […]
King’s Indian Defense is among the most popular defenses in chess. It offers great chances to the second player to unbalance the game. Nevertheless, the public opinion nowadays (it changes from time to time, like fashion) is that playing the King’s Indian is only an unnecessary risk.
The diagram shows the starting position of the so-called Bayonet Attack against the King’s Indian Defense. For many years, this move 9.b4 has been considered the main line and possibly black’s biggest problem in the whole Mar del Plata variation.