Straight from the start, Black fights for the initiative and in many variations, while White pursues material gains, it is Black who has the psychological advantage of trying checkmate the opponent's king. Despite its many advantages, some prospective Kings' Indian players are put off by the seemingly endless amount of theory one is supposed to learn. In Play the King's Indian, however, Grandmaster and life-long King's Indian devotee Joe Gallagher has produced a comprehensive and yet workable black repertoire against all of White's most dangerous possibilities.
Author 2001 British Championship winner Joe Gallagher is an English Grandmaster who has been living in Switzerland for a number of years and is a regular member of the Swiss national team. He has many books to his name and has a deserved reputation as a first class writer. His previous works include The Magic of Mikhail Tall and Starting Out: The King's Indian.
- Written by a renowned King's Indian expert
- Includes up-to-date theory on a fascinating opening
- Covers all of White's replies
- 160 Pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Published: 2004