Smashing 1.d4 Players with The Kings Indian Defense – GM Bryan Smith

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                    [description] => <h2><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">Smashing 1.d4 Players with The Kings Indian Defense - GM Bryan Smith</span></h2>
<p style="text-align: justify;"><a href="https://cdn1.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/bryan-smith-ec110.jpg"><img class="wp-image-739176 size-full alignright" src="https://cdn1.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/bryan-smith-ec110.jpg" alt="bryan smith ec110" width="384" height="214" /></a></p>
<span style="font-weight: 400;">The King’s Indian Defense is a dynamic attacking response to 1.d4 and was favored by historical legends such as Bronstein, Fischer, Tal, and Kasparov.</span>

<span style="font-weight: 400;">In a counterintuitive approach, you’ll happily allow white to occupy the center with a </span><i><span style="font-weight: 400;">massive</span></i><span style="font-weight: 400;"> pawn wall, only to target it later with your own pawn strikes that blow open the position to your benefit.</span>

<span style="font-weight: 400;">The best thing is that when playing this opening, you’ll attack with all the aggression you feel necessary, and score your black wins via devastating piece sacrifices, pawn storms and kingside invasions that lead to fast checkmates.</span>

<span style="font-weight: 400;">In a word: there is </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">never</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> a boring game!</span>

<span style="font-weight: 400;">In this course, Grandmaster Bryan Smith reveals how you can use this opening to storm the enemy king, fend off and swat away white’s positional squeeze play and win your games in brilliant style.</span>

<span style="font-weight: 400;">And to assure that you’re fully prepared and armed to the teeth, GM Smith covers </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">ALL</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> modern theory in detail, provides detailed strategic plans, reveals the typical piece sacrifices and even shares the “spirit” you should play your games in.</span>
<h2 style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">About the Author: </span></h2>
<p style="text-align: justify;">Bryan Smith is an American Grandmaster and chess coach. GM Smith has won many international tournaments including Limpedea Cup (Romania), Citta di Erba (Italy), Easter International (Serbia), Philadelphia International, National Chess Congress, US Masters, etc.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">Grandmaster Bryan Smith grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.</p>

<h2 style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">How is this course going to help me?</span></h2>
<p style="text-align: justify;">In this comprehensive 4-hour Empire Chess course, <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>GM Bryan Smith shares with you the know-how of the KID</strong></span>, preparing you to parry each of the possible plans from white.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Here's what you'll learn with this course:</strong></span></p>
<p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">The Basic Ideas Behind the King's Indian Defense</span></p>
<p style="text-align: justify;"><a href="https://cdn1.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/kid.jpg"><img class="wp-image-737496 size-thumbnail alignright" src="https://cdn1.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/kid-300x300.jpg" alt="kid" width="300" height="300" /></a>Learn why black allows white to get a HUGE center pawn-formation as if they were neglecting the opening principle of the controlling the central squares!</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">After getting an idea of how this hypermodern opening relies on moves such as ...d6, ...c5 or ...e5 you will already be on your way to King's Indian Defense domination.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">Black Neutralizes White's Attempts to Gain the Initiative.</span></p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">White has tried numerous ways to seize the initiative in the King's Indian Defense, via many central pawn moves.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">You will see that black's strong position is more than enough to stop these futile attempts.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">Closed Center? Time to Move Fast!</span></p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">When playing on the flanks, we have to be careful our opponent doesn't have dangerous counterplay in the center. That's why we will only attempt attacks on the flank <em>after</em> the center has been blocked or stabilized. GM Bryan Smith will show you when and how!</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">Don't fall into the temptation of a premature attack that will leave you with passive and inferior positions.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">How to Parry White's Diverse Plans and Ideas</span></p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">As a defense that has been present in professional practice for so long, it's not strange that white has tried in many different ways to find a weak spot in the King's Indian Defense. But don't worry! The KID is here to stay in your repertoire forever! You just have to learn the fine details and differences in each of the different lines that White plays, such as The Classical, The Samisch, The Averbakh, 6.h3 systems, the Four Pawns Attack, Fianchetto lines, Smyslov System, etc... all of which are covered in this course.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">And like most of our courses, you’ll also get Complete PGN file of all covered games/examples, Challenging Puzzles for testing your knowledge, plus, a Comprehensive Summary PDF that’ll be your reference guide and blueprint for the course.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">GM Bryan Smith’s course arms you once and for all to confidently fight against 1.d4 players.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;"><em><strong>Enjoy this course!</strong></em></p>
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Hi,the course is great and GM Smith knows his stuff.I also bought his 8020 tactics about the KID from your site.Together it improved my positional understanding as well as tactical awareness.The only slight criticism I want to give is not about the course which is excellent but about your advertisement.I received an e-mail to tell me about the new 10 hour course but after I bought it I discovered it is only 5h24m.However the service and support I received in the past over a lengthy period was always great and I thank you for your professionalism.Kind Regards.Anton and Elizabeth(both big I Chess fans)

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Smashing 1.d4 Players with The Kings Indian Defense – GM Bryan Smith

bryan smith ec110

The King’s Indian Defense is a dynamic attacking response to 1.d4 and was favored by historical legends such as Bronstein, Fischer, Tal, and Kasparov.

In a counterintuitive approach, you’ll happily allow white to occupy the center with a massive pawn wall, only to target it later with your own pawn strikes that blow open the position to your benefit.

The best thing is that when playing this opening, you’ll attack with all the aggression you feel necessary, and score your black wins via devastating piece sacrifices, pawn storms and kingside invasions that lead to fast checkmates.

In a word: there is never a boring game!

In this course, Grandmaster Bryan Smith reveals how you can use this opening to storm the enemy king, fend off and swat away white’s positional squeeze play and win your games in brilliant style.

And to assure that you’re fully prepared and armed to the teeth, GM Smith covers ALL modern theory in detail, provides detailed strategic plans, reveals the typical piece sacrifices and even shares the “spirit” you should play your games in.

About the Author: 

Bryan Smith is an American Grandmaster and chess coach. GM Smith has won many international tournaments including Limpedea Cup (Romania), Citta di Erba (Italy), Easter International (Serbia), Philadelphia International, National Chess Congress, US Masters, etc.

Grandmaster Bryan Smith grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

How is this course going to help me?

In this comprehensive 4-hour Empire Chess course, GM Bryan Smith shares with you the know-how of the KID, preparing you to parry each of the possible plans from white.

Here’s what you’ll learn with this course:

The Basic Ideas Behind the King’s Indian Defense

kidLearn why black allows white to get a HUGE center pawn-formation as if they were neglecting the opening principle of the controlling the central squares!

After getting an idea of how this hypermodern opening relies on moves such as …d6, …c5 or …e5 you will already be on your way to King’s Indian Defense domination.

Black Neutralizes White’s Attempts to Gain the Initiative.

White has tried numerous ways to seize the initiative in the King’s Indian Defense, via many central pawn moves.

You will see that black’s strong position is more than enough to stop these futile attempts.

Closed Center? Time to Move Fast!

When playing on the flanks, we have to be careful our opponent doesn’t have dangerous counterplay in the center. That’s why we will only attempt attacks on the flank after the center has been blocked or stabilized. GM Bryan Smith will show you when and how!

Don’t fall into the temptation of a premature attack that will leave you with passive and inferior positions.

How to Parry White’s Diverse Plans and Ideas

As a defense that has been present in professional practice for so long, it’s not strange that white has tried in many different ways to find a weak spot in the King’s Indian Defense. But don’t worry! The KID is here to stay in your repertoire forever! You just have to learn the fine details and differences in each of the different lines that White plays, such as The Classical, The Samisch, The Averbakh, 6.h3 systems, the Four Pawns Attack, Fianchetto lines, Smyslov System, etc… all of which are covered in this course.

And like most of our courses, you’ll also get Complete PGN file of all covered games/examples, Challenging Puzzles for testing your knowledge, plus, a Comprehensive Summary PDF that’ll be your reference guide and blueprint for the course.

GM Bryan Smith’s course arms you once and for all to confidently fight against 1.d4 players.

Enjoy this course!


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Chapter List:

  • Intro: About This Course
  • Chapter 1: The spirit of the King’s Indian
  • Chapter 2: The classical sidelines
  • Chapter 3: The Classical
  • Chapter 4: The Samisch
  • Chapter 5: The Averbakh
  • Chapter 6: h3 systems
  • Chapter 7: Four pawns attack
  • Chapter 8: Fianchetto lines
  • Chapter 9: Other Fianchetto lines
  • Chapter 10: 5.Nge2/Bd3
  • Chapter 11: Smyslov System Bf4/c4