Chess openings – King’s Indian Defence

Chess openings – King’s Indian Defence
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  1. U r very good at explaing for beginners like me

  2. when u sacrifised knight at Nf*e4.then bishop is pinning knight to queen.what if white plays Nfd2 instead of bishop d3 to protect the knight?then simply black loses a piece please kindly explain this

  3. He Dereque, Thanks for your outstanding good videos! Learning allot from you. Greets from Holland

  4. Hi Dereque,

    This was a wonderful video. Your videos are very professionally shot, and explanation is comprehensive. Definitely very helpful for a beginner like me.
    I had two doubts. Hope you can help.
    1 – At 6:43, from what I can understand, white has two options – dxe5 or fxe5. You went for fxe5 in the video. Could you guide me about the follow up for dxe5 ? I am not able to see how that would be bad for white. Forgive my ignorance, as I am still a beginner.

    2- At 6:48, after Black plays dxe5, what is wrong if White plays Nxe5 ? How would Black respond and capitalize on that ?

    I appreciate the help. Please keep making these informative videos 🙂

  5. Just a note, a little before the 6 minute mark you mention a black attack on d4 but it is actually e5

  6. Just played my first match with the KID and I utterly destroyed the guy. Albeit, he did say he was stoned. lol Thanks for the video!

  7. I think this is better than Nimzo-Indian as it is very aggressiive and love attacking. Thank u very much !!!!

  8. hi dereque, i love your videos. i'm trying to learn chess and they are super helpful! i'm just curious… at about 8:00 you have black playing F3 challenging the white B. it seems like white comes out ahead at least in terms of material. if white manages to castle is blacks position that much better than whites without the extra bishop?

  9. why can the king and castle move like that? the rules say castle can't jump pieces?  and the king moves 2 spots as a 1 spot mover I'm not sure why.

  10. Sir, Could you tell me that at 6:49 why did white move d5. White could have taken the pawn on e5. Then there could be exchange of the queens?? Could you tell me more about this??

  11. Dereque, you have a great way of explaining the ideas behind the openings in a very simple and concise way. I always watch a few of your opening videos before tournaments. I hate studying openings, and I rarely memorize variations. However, your videos provide me with a good foundation for me to navigate these openings over the board and are a very efficient means of study! Please keep making them!

  12. Dereque! do you think that kings indian defense is the best response to d4?

  13. dereque I was wondering if you would recommend this opening to a player who is about 1450-1550 and is quite attacking and doesn't really like cramped positions.I would really appreciate your feedback thanks :)!

  14. And although it seems quite defensive I was interested in the opening because it has really nice counterplay

  15. Love your vids Dereque. Keep up the good work!

  16. Nice video.
    the picture at the beginning is really hilarious though :p

  17. How is it that black wins a piece back? He's still down a piece….??

  18. How would one prevent/respond to a white putting a knight on G5?

  19. Wonderful presentation! Question though, at 9:33 you show black Kn takes pawn E4. What prevents white Kn C3 to E4 and capture black Kn?

  20. Is there a mistake in the analysis at 7:47? After White takes back with the knight and Bf5, White can play Nd2 instead of Bd3 and the pawn fork would not happen.

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  23. King Indian defense weak against four pawn openings because all white has to do is castle queenside instead of kingside, and this variation shown in video doesn’t always work with these specific moves …

  24. Thanks for the great videos. I love watching them.

  25. Can you explain why he Eat the pawn in d5. Because i think that is a free. IM beginner IM Just aking thnk you

  26. But nobody responds this way online and every thing is fucked up

  27. on 7:59 I can't see the black's advantage. It's down a bishop vs. a pawn. Also, in 9:33 black's knight takes on e4, but it's taken by the white's one, hence, he's down a knight. I don't get the point…

  28. I'm still trying to understand this system, how do you respond as black if instead of 4 pawn setup by white, white instead has 2 bishops on c5 and f4 squares?

  29. You are awsome! Thanks for the lesson!!!!

  30. This is a simple, excellent and clear intro the basic KID … best I’ve seen.. Thanks.

  31. Are you a gm? Because you Can explain very well

  32. Any feelings on if the King's Indian or Nimzo Indian is preferrable as a defense to D4?

  33. I love how you explain the concepts rather than just listing square numbers. Thank you!

  34. Is there a version of this without white doing the four pawns attack?

  35. Ten years later, I still enjoy refreshing my KID fundamentals with your phenomenal content 🙂 Thanks!

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