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The King's Indian. A chess lesson.

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Colteyblack

Hello there!

This is a quick tutorial on the King's Indian, probably my favorite opening, for black and for white. 

 This is the King's Indian Attack:

White's plan is to fianchetto the bishop and castle as fast as possible and make a queenside or kingside attack later in the game. However, this gives black time to control the center, d5 being the most common response for black.
If, at some point, black has pawns at d5 and e5, a good response for white would be to play e3 preventing e4 and kicking white's knight out.
  Here are some reasons to play the King's Indian: You don't have to learn a lot of theory and it's super flexible, making it able for white to make a queenside or even kingside attack with e4 and d4 or with e4 and f4 (if e3 wasn't played yet) . However, here are some cons of this opening: because white doesn't put immediate pressure on black, black can easily get a strong center and gives them many options. If you play against a good attacker and don't really know how to defend properly, you can easily get destroyed playing the King's Indian, and it happened to me a few times.
Also, if you ever see a position like this, never take the bishop, no matter if you're playing with the white or the black pieces!!
And here is the King's Indian Defense:
The plan, pros and cons in the King's Indian Defense are pretty much the same as in the KIA.
However, if white plays e4, to play the KID, you have to play the Pirc defense, which is d6, to allow the knight to go to f6 without immediately being kicked out with e5. This is the Alekhine's Defense and it's a completely different opening
Here is a position you might see when playing bullet or lower rated players:
However, e5 is now a mistake fror white. Here is why:
 The pawn can't be defended because otherwise there is Nxf2 and black wins the rook. This move e5 may happen later in the game, when more pieces are developed and white's e-pawn has more defenders. However, black can take advantage of this and put pressure on that pawn with moves like Bg7 or Nc6. 
 That's pretty much it for the King's Indian, for black and for white. There are a lot of variations, but I decided to cover the most human-ish moves that the opponent may play. If you don't have much time to learn theory and like flexible openings, the King's Indian is for you.
 I hope this helped at least somebody. If you have any questions, please ask me. Have a great day my friends!
BillBelichick01

Good I’ll read this later I’m watching football 

Colteyblack

XD Who is playing?

BillBelichick01

I’m watching the New York Jets vs the Buffalo Bills 

Colteyblack

I got no idea who those are but who do you hope will win?

BillBelichick01

I wanted the jets to win and they did lol

DIMA-48
BillBelichick01 wrote:

I wanted the jets to win and they did lol

haha : )

BillBelichick01

Breh this had no theory whatsoever 

Colteyblack

It was more for beginners, as I said, it was a quick  tutorial and I didn't cover the variations

BillBelichick01

Bleh