Chess Opening Theory/1. d4/1...Nf6/2. c4/2...g6/3. Nc3/3...Bg7/4. e4/4...0-0

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King's Indian Defense
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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Parent: King's Indian Defence

King's Indian Defense, Fischer Transposition[edit]

This is true hypermodernism. Usually the game transposes after moves like 5.Nf3 d6, but sometimes White plays 5.e5 Ne8 6.f4 d6, when 7.Nf3 c5! 8.dxc5 Nc6! leads to a sharp but equal game.

Theory table[edit]

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

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 O-O

5 6
1 e5
Ne8
f4
d6
=
2 Nf3
d6
Be2
e5
=

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References[edit]

  • Nunns Chess Openings. 1999. John Nunn (Editor), Graham Burgess, John Emms, Joe Gallagher. ISBN 1-8574-4221-0.
  • Modern Chess Openings: MCO-14. 1999. Nick de Firmian, Walter Korn. ISBN 0-8129-3084-3.