Chess Openings: How to Play the Queen’s Indian!

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The most logical follow up to learning the Nimzo Indian (IM Rensch’s last installment) is to learn the basics to the Queen’s Indian Defense! Enjoy this video and take notes to completing your black opening repertoire against 1.d4!


  1. Go ahead punk, make my day with some classic Danny Rensch

  2. At 5:10, is there anything wrong with white playing Bc1 and simply repeating the position?

  3. Bishop goes back to e7, but it still is developped.(controlling a3-f8 diagonal)
    If white puts his bishop back to c1, it's no longer controlling a5-e1 diagonal. Only the c1-h6 diagonal, where there is no activity. At all. So you would be underdevelopping and lose time. (black: 2 moves and bishop is developped. White would lose 2 moves to gain nothing.)

  4. Daniel…. there is no Queen's Indian series in video library…. ๐Ÿ™

  5. Queens Indian Def. Is for black or white?

  6. Looks like nobody's been here for the last 2 years!

  7. Is this Queens indian Attack or Queens indian Defence

  8. Looks like nobody here for a long time.

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