Definition of Indian defense in English:

Indian defense

Syllabification: In·di·an de·fense

noun

[usually with adjective] Chess
  • A defense in which Black responds to White’s advance of the queen’s pawn by moving the king’s knight to the f6 square, usually following with a fianchetto.
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    • He never equalized in the King's Indian defence, and his opponent picked up two black pawns in going to an opposite colored bishops ending.
    • A King's Indian defence turned into another nightmare for the Russian.
    • The sequence could well have trickled into the fourth board but the Ukrainian was lucky to win a drawish game, which arose from the Queen's Indian defence, against his tentative opponent.

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