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Great Black victories in the King's Indian Defense

34 ... Qxh2+!! and mate on the h-file
S Evans-Quek vs I Cheparinov, 2004 
(E97) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

KID massacre - White's {Q} versus Black's 2 {R}'s, {N}, and {B}
S Volkov vs A Volokitin, 2002 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Maybe the greatest KID attack of all-time
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

22 Nc1 and all of White's pieces pushed back to first rank!
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1

H de Carbonnel vs H Berliner, 1965 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 46 moves, 0-1

Dr. Nunn's killer decoys: ... Nxg3!! and ... Qh4+!!
Hsu Li Yang vs Nunn, 1992 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 27 moves, 0-1

Motylev just blows White off the board
H Grooten vs Motylev, 2003 
(E92) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

17 ... Rf4!, the old "Take my piece on f4, please" KID trick
Tukmakov vs Stein, 1969 
(E82) King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Garry shows you how to play against the Classical setup
Piket vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 28 moves, 0-1

...Nf6-h5-g3+ is a standard motif to open the h-file in the KID
G Michelakis vs Kotronias, 1996 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 38 moves, 0-1

Stein's calling card
Krogius vs Stein, 1960 
(E92) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

Tremendous Kasparov KID victory by penetration
Kavalek vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E90) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

D Rogozenco vs J Gallagher, 1999 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 47 moves, 0-1

Shamkovich vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1961 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

21 ... Qxc3+!! exploits the pin of the b2-pawn down the b-file
O Jakobsen vs G Guseinov, 2006 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 0-1

E Mensch vs J Gallagher, 2005 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 32 moves, 0-1

Defeating the Seirawan/Sokolov specialty 5 Bd3
Seirawan vs Polgar, 1993 
(E77) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

Moro beats a Bayonet specialist with 9 ... a5!?
Van Wely vs Morozevich, 2006 
(E97) King's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Gallagher defeats the Bayonet Attack
O Kirsanov vs J Gallagher, 2001 
(E97) King's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

Geller demolishes the great Leonid Stein in a mere 23 moves
Stein vs Geller, 1966 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Jobava wins Exchange-like position from a 7 ... Na6 Classical
Yakovich vs Jobava, 2006 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 33 moves, 0-1

Speelman vs Kasparov, 1988 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

KID destroys Colle
D Kassinopoullos vs V Georgiev, 2005 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

I Sokolov vs Bologan, 2006 
(E77) King's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs B Kantsler, 2001 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 34 moves, 0-1

Do not play 7 ... Nc6 against the 7 Be3 Gligoric system!
S Shipov vs S Mirovshchikov, 2002 
(E92) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Fischer's incredible KID blitz game victory over Korchnoi
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

Timman vs Kasparov, 1992 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 25 moves, 0-1

14 ... b5! Judit undermines White d5-pawn, crushes 4 Pawns
Z Peng vs Polgar, 1990 
(E77) King's Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

Fischer's famous 1960 Olympiad KID miniature win over Letelier
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Kasparov uses tripled d-pawn to beat the Four Pawns Attack
L Christiansen vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Tukmakov vs Kasparov, 1981 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

32 ... Rxg2+!! and White is mated or loses material
L E Johannessen vs A Vouldis, 2003 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 32 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs Radjabov, 2006 
(E92) King's Indian, 44 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Topalov, 1998 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 50 moves, 0-1

D Gurevich vs Polgar, 2006 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 36 moves, 0-1

P Tregubov vs Polgar, 2005 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 41 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs Yates, 1923 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 50 moves, 0-1

Shirov crushes the Four Pawns Attack with Greco mate threat
J Elbilia vs Shirov, 1993 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 22 moves, 0-1

Radjabov destroys the vaunted Bayonet Attack against KID
Van Wely vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E97) King's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

E Poltoranov vs Stein, 1955 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 25 moves, 0-1

Kasimdzhanov vs A Volokitin, 2003 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 37 moves, 0-1

Polgar recieved a brilliancy prize nomination for this KID win
Kazhgaleyev vs Polgar, 2007 
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 40 moves, 0-1

Judit wins a lovely KID against the fianchetto system
E Serrano Salvador vs Polgar, 2007 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 44 moves, 0-1

T Wiersma vs G Timmerman, 1991 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

KID Exchange variation: textbook play by Geller
L A Sanchez vs Geller, 1952 
(E92) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

Fischer plays KID, Fischer wins
O Yepez Obando vs Fischer, 1966 
(E91) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Fischer's KID forces mate in a blitz game
P Brandts vs Fischer, 1971 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 30 moves, 0-1

Cvitan has -twice- used this brilliant mating idea!
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Kasparov defeats the Exchange variation with ease
S Danailov vs Kasparov, 1980 
(E92) King's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

Gligoric miniaturizes the Four Pawns Attack
Teschner vs Gligoric, 1952 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Gligoric's first KID at elite level, smashing win over Geller
Geller vs Gligoric, 1952 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 38 moves, 0-1

"Petrosian's new system gets a rough ride in one of its first "
Petrosian vs Geller, 1949 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 27 moves, 0-1

Kasparov's KID beating Yusupov's Torre, Part I
Yusupov vs Kasparov, 1995 
(A48) King's Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

Kasparov's KID beating Yusupov's Torre, Part II
Yusupov vs Kasparov, 1995 
(A48) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

Kasparov defeats the Petrosian system
Gulko vs Kasparov, 1995 
(E92) King's Indian, 44 moves, 0-1

Great KID by Radjabov, the new king of King's Indian
L Valenzuela Fuentealba vs Radjabov, 2002 
(E92) King's Indian, 54 moves, 0-1

Radjabov gives Atalik a free KID lesson OTB
S Atalik vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E77) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

Bologan wins KID battle by forcing promotion of passed d-pawn
J Werle vs Bologan, 2007 
(E97) King's Indian, 53 moves, 0-1

Larsen's stupendous positional win vs Petrosian's fianchetto
Petrosian vs Larsen, 1966 
(A16) English, 61 moves, 0-1

Radjabov wins yet another(!) game at Corus with his KID
Eljanov vs Radjabov, 2008 
(E77) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Yet another Fischer win in the KID
J Thomason vs Fischer, 1955 
(E90) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Geller destroys Botvinnik in 24 moves with little combinations
Botvinnik vs Geller, 1969 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 24 moves, 0-1

Geller advances g-pawn with devastating effect to beat Kotov
Kotov vs Geller, 1952 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 23 moves, 0-1

Geller wins a brilliancy prize in his first USSR championship!
Kotov vs Geller, 1949 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 40 moves, 0-1

Fischer wins a textbook game agains the Fianchetto Variation
J H Donner vs Fischer, 1966 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 28 moves, 0-1

Gallgher wins with Gallagher Variation against the Fianchetto
H Abdullah vs J Gallagher, 2006 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 32 moves, 0-1

49 ... Rf2-f2! and Radjabov wins from another lost KID position
Aronian vs Radjabov, 2008 
(A15) English, 49 moves, 0-1

Radja wins another Black KID at Corus after Chucky blunders
Ivanchuk vs Radjabov, 2009 
(E97) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Radjabov wins another KID, freeing bishop with sac 26 .. e5-e4!
Y Wang vs Radjabov, 2009 
(E92) King's Indian, 64 moves, 0-1

Radjabov's superlative win in the Top 10 2007 Best Games
Shirov vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E97) King's Indian, 47 moves, 0-1

J H Donner vs Gligoric, 1968 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 28 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs Gligoric, 1970 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

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