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Chess Opening Theory/1. Nf3/1...d5/2. g3

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 AttackEdit

2. g3Edit

The common way to establish a King's Indian Attack. The idea is very similar to that of the King's Indian Defence as played by black. The extra tempo enables white to take a more aggressive approach to the system.

Theory tableEdit

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

1. Nf3 d5 2.g3
2 3 4 5 6
g3
Nf6
Bg2
c6
O-O
Bg4
d3
Nbd7
Nbd2
e5
=
...
c5
Bg2
Nc6
O-O
e6
d3
Bd6
e4
Nge7
=
...
c6
Bg2
Bg4
O-O
Nd7
d3
e6
Nbd2
Bd6
=
...
g6
Bg2
Bg7
O-O
Nf6
d3
O-O
Nbd2
Nc6
=
...
Bg4
Bg2
Nd7
c4
c6
cxd5
cxd5
Nc3
Ngf6
=
...
Nc6
Bg2
e5
d3
Nf6
O-O
Be7
Bg5
Be6
=

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.
  • Nunn's Chess Openings. 1999. John Nunn (Editor), Graham Burgess, John Emms, Joe Gallagher. ISBN 1-8574-4221-0.
  • Flank Openings (1990), Bruno Carlier, Trends Publications, No ISBN