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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ChessPub Forum – Beating the King’s Indian and Grunfeld

Surely there are others that actually contributed to the theory of the line that don’t have an opening named after themselves. Theory isn’t the main indjan of the book, though Taylor does offer novelties in a lot of positions. I’m not sure why you would need to switch to the KID from the Grunfeld. So it becomes a sort of Maroczy Bind where White’s f4 is in early.

Antillian God Member Offline Brilliance without dazzle! Against the King’s Indian he goes for the Martz Variation 1.

According to Everyman, “In this book, Timothy Taylor gets to grips with the King’s Indian and Grunfeld, providing White with a number of easy-to-learn and effective weapons which are specially designed tocause Black maximum discomfort. If you already play the 4PA with 9.

Apr 20, Beating the King’s Indian and Grunfeld. White has many options in both openings, but in yrunfeld KID only a few cross Black’s basic play to play I win or lose most of my games in about 20 moves so I guess that’s why I never noticed all the theory.


I’ve had some fun playing the Knezevic variation against the Grunfeld online: Thanks danny, that really made it clear for me! To answer TopNotch’s question, my guess is that the book is aimed at – level players or so.

Beating The King’s Indian And Grunfeld – Timothy Taylor

Moreover, the Anti Gruenfeld system given in Taylor’s book is much more convincing than the recommendation in Summerscale’s. Apr 22, If you want interesting games and analysis of less-studied systems against the Grunfeld and KID, then you might like the book a lot.

Najdorf and Averbhak both had great games in the KID during that tournament. I agree with this. I must say I like Taylor’s effort more than Ward’s. Choose your Stem Games and Stem Players. Markovich God Member Offline Posts: Taylor does a fair amount of just “talking” about chess, focuses on general ideas, and gives some general attacking advice at times. Grunfeld on the other hand is full blooded concrete chess and I find it an extremely difficult opening to play with either colors.

I’ve always not wanted to play the king’s indian because I’ve heard that there isn’t much theory to it.

Beating The King’s Indian And Grunfeld

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 th easy wins. I dont play it as often as I used to though since adding the slav to my black repertoire. Apr 19, 6.

Magnus Carlsen–did he use cheat codes at world championship? Danny is quite correct – the only thing the KID and the Grunfeld really have in common is the first couple of moves are the same.


I think he means lots, or numerous. Apr 19, 7. Click here to email us. Admittedly the line does carry a positional sting if Black is careless, like for e.

Here is some further info on this book: Just realize that you aren’t getting a tight-fitting repertoire filled with cutting-edge theory. A study of this book will allow the reader to battle against the King s Indian and the Grunfeld with renewed confidence. Log In or Join. Timothy Taylor is a former winner of the U. Qb3 and the Keres Variation 1. Black’s position always looks hideous, but somehow grumfeld ends up indiian fine I would think KID and Benoni might be options to consider but even those two yield different games most of the time.

Grunfeld or King’s Indian??

Qd2 rather than 8. KID nearly always involves a blocked center, while the Grunfeld almost never does. During the turn of the century early s it was thought that the “glory days” of the KID were gone Glory Days probably being Kaspy’s time in the early to mid 90s.

Funnily enough the Epishin variation of the Benko put the Kibosh on the Benko Gambit during the 90’s