12992 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
pawn f3 good for me
KID and KIA have both high numbers for white... I wonder why
I like this opening, if I was black(and white do this opening)
I feel like I get more ideas from the comments then the actual defense sometimes.
i have been playing with an attacking opening for last 1 year but at present it is not useful. i just want to say that please change ur openings in small period of time.
I lost 3 games i played agaisnt kIA as black.. my fav with black is french and yet was taken to cleaners. It made me study but still against a skillful opponent it is difficult to defend king side. Problem with blitz is more acute as there are many threats and combinations u often overlook to ur peril
But this blocks in the bishop
Cant just bring the white bishop out Dallas. Bc4 or Bb5 you'll be harrassed and pushed around losing alot of time in the opening. Besides this opening is called the Kings indian attack. White bishop will be on g2.
why does everyone act like this is some revelation??? it's incredibly simple...not taking anything away from it but it's not new or mind-boggling...I've been playing chess 3 months and this was my original opening out of logic without any teaching...and yes, the bishop should be moved out first so as not to block it in...
Ñow this the opening I can try on an average beginner and get away with it. Lil
This is a mystery and worthwhile studying opening~
I think Stonewall's Defense is quite better
Seems a little pointless.
If the white bishop comes out first, then black plays d5 and you're forced to give up your center control by capturing with your e pawn and then lose tempo when black recaptures.
13,326 Games in Database
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!