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)


Parent: King's Indian Defence

King's Indian Defense, Fischer TranspositionEdit

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 tableEdit

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
2 Nf3

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