Video Series On The King's Indian Defense

Video Series On The King's Indian Defense

TigerChess
TigerChess
Dec 21, 2015, 12:00 AM |
4 | Opening Theory

The King's Indian Defense is one of the great openings in chess history. A favorite of many of Caissa's greatest innovators — the King's Indian Defense was central to the development of new, dynamic ways to play chess. No more taking 1.e4 e5 and 1.d4 d5 for granted!

In this video series, GM Eugene Perelshteyn is eager to show you the critical ins and outs of this complex opening. He will load you up with all the key lines and ideas you need to adopt this opening into your own repertoire today!

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The King's Indian Defense 6...Na6 Variation — Part 1 GM Perelshteyn kicks things off with a detailed explanation of the positional nuances of the popular line 6...Na6 — a favorite of his. (Intermediate and Advanced)

The King's Indian Defense 6...Na6 Variation — Part 2 Having laid out the positional foundations of 6...Na6, Perelshteyn gets you up to date on the critical theory in the main line 8.Be3. (Advanced)

The King's Indian Defense 6...Na6 Variation — Part 3 6...Na6 doesn't deny Black the exciting attacks typical of the King's Indian Defense. Watch as Perelshteyn builds up a typical, crushing King's Indian attack. (Advanced)

The King's Indian Defense: vs. The Four Pawns Attack — Part 1 All hyper-modern players must be ready when White tries to take ALL of the center. Learn to beat back the Four Pawns Attack in this video. (All)

The King's Indian Defense: vs. The Four Pawns Attack — Part 2 Against a d5 push, Black must switch to play in the style of the Benoni. Perelshteyn shows you how to get the counterplay you need. (Advanced)

The King's Indian Defense: Beating the Samisch! — Part 1 The Samisch can be a pain if you don't know how to get counterplay as Black. It's vital to chip away at White's center and guarantee yourself plenty of play. (Advanced)

The King's Indian Defense: Beating the Samisch! — Part 2 The White position in the Samisch is solid, but slow to construct. Perelshteyn has a tempting pawn sacrifice to make White regret delay. (Advanced)

The King's Indian Defense: Beating the Samisch! — Part 3 What if White allows the pawn break ...b5? Enjoy two of Perelsheyn's own games where grandmasters did just that and suffered the consequences. (Advanced)

The King's Indian Defense: Beating the Fianchetto System — Part 1 How to tackle the Fianchetto System? Perelshteyn shows you his simple but strong pet system with ...c6 and ...Qa5! (Advanced)

The King's Indian Defense: Beating the Fianchetto System — Part 2 What if plays h3?! No worries here either. There's still counterplay to be had with fresh ideas like ...e5! (Advanced)

The King's Indian Defense: Beating the Fianchetto System — Part 3 We've learned some solid responses to the Fianchetto System, but what if we want action? How about a counter-thrust with ...b5? Enjoy this series finale where Perelshteyn beats a master in only seventeen moves! (Advanced)

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