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Chess Opening Theory/1. d4/1...Nf6/2. c4/2...d6

Old Indian Defence
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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Old Indian DefenceEdit

2...d6Edit

This is the so-called "Old Indian," and it can either transpose into a KID or follow less popular lines with a strategy similar to the KID.

Theory tableEdit

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

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6

3 4 5 6
Nc3
e5
Nf3
Nbd7
e4
g6
Be2
Bg7
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King's Indian Defence Nf3
g6
Nc3
Bg7
e4
O-O

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ReferencesEdit

  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.