Chess Openings: How to Play the King's Indian!

Signup for FREE online play at! More Opening Lectures for the YouTube following today from IM Daniel Rensch! Here we change directions and discuss a main line weapon against 1.d4. Enjoy Daniel’s introduction to this complex opening, and leave your comments and suggestions for which openings you would like to see next!

Dutch Defense: Foessmeier vs Lenz Austria, 1990 Dutch Defense: Lenjingrad Variation [A81] 1.d4 f5 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2 g6 4.c3 Bg7 5.Qb3 c6 6.Nh3 Qb6 7.0–0 d6 8.Nd2 Na6 9.Nf4 Qxb3 10.axb3 e5 [10…0–0 ] 11.Rxa6! exf4 [11…bxa6? 12.Bxc6+ Bd7 13.Bxa8] 12.Rxc6! Ne4? [12…fxg3 ; 12…bxc6? 13.Bxc6+ Bd7 14.Bxa8; 12…bxc6 13.Bxc6+] 13.Rc7 0–0 14.Nxe4 Black resigned 14…fxe4 15.Bxf4 d5 16.f3 exf3 17.Bxf3 Be6 18.Rxb7 Rf7 19.Rxf7 Kxf7 20.Be5 Bxe5 21.Bxd5+ Ke7 22.Bxa8 1–0
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