King's Indian Defense

May 20, 2014, 10:18 AM |

The King's Indian Defense is probably one of the more aggressive options against the Queen's Pawn Opening.  It's more of a hypermodern opening, which means that black lets white gain center control and then tries to take it away with pawn thrusts.  There are a few variations white can choose from in this defense.

Classical Variation:

Saemisch Variation:

Four Pawn Attack:

The King's Indian is one of the more aggressive defenses to 1. d4.  If you like attacking chess with somewhat wild positions, you may want to give this a try.