Robert Ris’ Fast and Furious: Attacking with the King's Indian

by Robert Ris
3/17/2023 – In his Fast & Furious show, Robert Ris looks at the game Lupulescu-Donchenko, played in the last round of the European Individual Championships. The game features a highly topical line of the Karpov System (5.Be2 & 6.Be3) against the King's Indian and led to a fine win for Black. | Fast & Furious is available on-demand with a ChessBase Premium Account. You can register a Premium account here.

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In this video course, twenty-nine examples with multiple questions are presented in the interactive format, which is ideal for a range of playing strengths. Step by step you will be taken through the complex positions.


Black opted for the provocative 6...Nc6, inviting White's pawns coming forward. After a serious positional error on move 12, the game was pretty much one-sided and Donchenko instructively converted his advantage in only 29 moves!

Exercise: Black has a dominant position as his pieces are clearly superior, but how can he make progress?


Feel free to move the pieces on the live diagram!

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Robert is an International Master who mostly spends his time training and coaching talented youngsters. On the PlayChess server The Fast and the Furious is a popular show where he explains sharp opening lines for a wider audience. He is also a well-known ChessBase author who produced numerous DVDs and regularly contributes to ChessBase Magazine as well. Since 2015 he is the organizer of the Dutch Rapid Championships in his home town Amstelveen. He has started a YouTube channel with chess analysis as well.


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