The King's Indian is one of the most exciting defences in chess and is favoured by ambitious and aggressive players. At the highest level it has been a major weapon for World Champions Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the King's Indian, studying the key principles of its many variations. Throughout the book there are an abundance of notes, tips, warnings and exercises to help the improving player, while important strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.
About the Author
Joe Gallagher is a grandmaster and lives in Neuchatel, Switzerland. He plays regularly for the Swiss national team and is a well-respected chess writer. Joe Gallagher is a highly respected author of numerous best-selling chess books including being co-author of the single volume openings work Nunn's Chess Openings
In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the King's Indian, studying the fundamental principles of its many variations. This book is part of a series, which also includes Starting Out: The Sicilian, Starting Out: The Nimzo-Indian and Starting Out: The French.