Chess Opening Theory/1. Nf3/1...Nf6/2. g3

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King's Indian Attack
a b c d e f g h
8 a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8 8
7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7 7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6 6
5 a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 f5 g5 h5 5
4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4 4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 b2 c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2 2
1 a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1 1
a b c d e f g h
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation(FEN)

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King's Indian Attack[edit]

2. g3[edit]

A sound, but very unambitious opening move where white almost certainly intends to fianchetto his bishop and enable castling. Black has the choice to continue to mirror white's move once more with g6 or begin a more aggressive attempt to control the center.

Theory table[edit]

For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.

1. Nf3 Nf6 2.g3

2 3 4 5 6
g3
d5
Bg2
c6
O-O
Bg4
d3
Nbd7
Nbd2
e5
=
g3
g6
Bg2
Bg7
O-O
O-O
d3
d5
Nbd2
Nc6
+=

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.
  • Flank Openings (1990), Bruno Carlier, Trends Publications, No ISBN