I take this as a con because I usually use my memorisation skills in the super theoretical grunfeld to beat people who forget the theory. But I really like the idea to. I bought this book over Christmas on a whim, and while I don’t regret buying it, it’s become one of those books that I have for the interesting. Beating the King’s Indian and Grunfeld gets to grips with the King’s Indian and Grunfeld, providing White with a number of easy-to-learn and.

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My personal feeling is that the the “Liz” line is more sound and offers White a better chance for an edge at least theoretically–someone booked up on the Martz line might get more easy wins. I still think that if someone plays 7. He also includes chapters on the various methods of avoiding the main line available to both White and Black. Funnily enough the Epishin variation of the Benko put the Kibosh on the Benko Gambit during the 90’s Beating the King’s Indian and Grunfeld Read times.


All in all I like the book, but it certainly isn’t a must-buy. Difference between IM and GM’s?

Beating The King’s Indian And Grunfeld – Timothy Taylor

Who told you otherwise? Sorry if everything I just said is wrong. Apr 19, 6. Qb3 and the Keres Variation 1.

Account Gurnfeld Sign in. Apr 19, 7. Practical Decisions in Critical Moments. Moreover, the Anti Gruenfeld system given in Taylor’s book is much more convincing than the recommendation in Summerscale’s. Simply wanted to learn something else the Nimzo.

Beating The King’s Indian And Grunfeld

I must also say that it isn’t as good as Gallagher’s Play the King’s Indianwhich is a comporable book same publisher, same format, etc. Just realize that you aren’t getting a tight-fitting repertoire filled with cutting-edge theory. Thanks for the response, I think the repertoire Taylor proposes is quite suitable for diehard 1. Apr 19, 3. But perhaps, I am taking this too literally. I agree with this.

Theory in both openings is illustrated by complete, annotated games with plenty of text explanation. Click here to email us. I’ve always not wanted to play the king’s indian because I’ve heard that there isn’t much theory to it. Discussion forum for ChessPublishing.


The King’s Indian is full of theory! Of course not – the replies to Black’s c5 are legion. But I really like the idea to hack on the kingside, lose material on the queenside, and checkmate. Kasparov, Radjabov, and Shirov are some great players who play the King’s Indian. But the line against the Grunfeld looks unambitious if Taylor’s games in the database are anything to go by!

Give it a look. Beating the King’s Indian and Grunfeld. Bxc4when I like the feel of White’s position better. I dont play it as often as I used to though since adding the slav to my black repertoire. The Great Oz has spoken!

Surely there are others that actually contributed to the theory of the line that don’t have an opening named after themselves.