[December 18, 2017] Updated Opening Line by GM Slaviša Brenjo:
King’s Indian Defense, Yugoslav System & Larsen, Kavalek & Benjamin Defenses

[Line 127 : 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6]

The Yugoslav System, starting with 6. O-O c5, is a very sensitive option for the players of Black, but those familiar with all the nuances should reach satisfactory positions.

The Larsen Defense (6… c6 7. Nc3 Bf5) is a flexible way of meeting the fianchetto lines, though it often leaves Black with somewhat passive positions.

The Kavalek Defense (7… Qa5), typically followed by e5, is another legitimate approach, though it also leads to slightly more pleasant positions for White.

The Benjamin Defense (7… Qb6) is an unorthodox sideline, and if White plays accurately against it, he should end up with a long-term advantage.

[Diagram: Black to Move] Black has sacrificed a piece for a promising attack, and the time has come for a decisive punch. What should he do?

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