Kotronias On The King's Indian: Classical Systems by Vassilios KotroniasKotronias On The King's Indian: Classical Systems by Vassilios Kotronias

Kotronias On The King's Indian: Classical Systems

byVassilios Kotronias

Paperback | July 1, 2016

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TheKing's Indian Defense is one of Black's most dynamic responses to 1.d4. A favoriteweapon of both Fischer and Kasparov, it remains a popular choice at all levelsof play. In this, the fourth volume of the epic Kotronias on the King's Indianseries, Grandmaster VassiliosKotronias tackles a varietyof White's attempts to challenge his favorite opening, starting with thesequence 1.d4Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3Bg74.e4 d6.

The all-time greats Petrosian and Gligoric lend their names to systemsexamined after the further 5.Nf30-0 6.Be2 e5, with 7.d5 and 7.Be3 respectively, while thedreaded Exchange Variation 7.dxe5 is also discussed and dismantled. Dynamiccoverage of Makogonov's 5.Nf3/6.h3,Karpov's 5.h3/6.Be3, Larsen's 5.Nf3/6.Be3 and Averbakh's 5.Be2 completes this extensivework.

Throughout the work, the author shares his considerable knowledge oftypical positional motifs,whileproviding plenty of ammunition should the game erupt into the full-bloodedwarfare that is the hallmark of the King's Indian. A special selectionof test positions is provided, enabling the reader to sharpen his tacticalskills and improve his middlegame understanding.

Vassilios Kotroniasis a Greek chess grandmaster, who has been Greek Champion ten times. He is feared for his profound opening preparation, and is one of the world&s foremost experts on the King&s Indian Defense.
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Title:Kotronias On The King's Indian: Classical SystemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.3 × 6.68 × 0.72 inPublished:July 1, 2016Publisher:Quality ChessLanguage:English

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