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The King's Indian Defense (or "KID") is a semi-closed opening starting with 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d6. Black develops with Bg7 and O-O and then either e5 or c5 depending on white's setup. The KID often leads to unbalanced positions: white attacks on the queenside and black attacks on the kingside, resulting in a high percentage of decisive games.

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You are almost there with your analysis. Tactical motives you should look out for are: overloading, interference, distraction, skewer
answered Jan 31 '18 by user1583209
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After 6....e5 the centre usually gets closed with white playing d5. This closed centre helps black in his kingside attack with f5, g5, ... The dark squared bishop sometimes goes to f8 from where it he …
answered Dec 23 '16 by user1583209
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No, you cannot force white to play c4 and end up in a KID. However, if you want to avoid the Pirc, you have several options after 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3. ... d5 is the most popular and you usually end …
answered Dec 20 '17 by user1583209
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Chess engines are currently not able to give you a good analysis of opening moves all by themselves. This is basically due to the huge number of possible variations during the opening phase. Engines a …
answered Apr 2 by user1583209
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In many cases, openings are named after a notable first master game (or games). The master or country does not necessarily must have contributed to it. Apparently in the case of Indian openings (1. d4 …
answered Nov 13 '16 by user1583209