124 ( +1 | -1 ) lapseklll ... Here are a few URL's with hyperlinks, to sites featuring Old Indian info. There is more to be found by simply doing a google search for the Advanced Specific Phrase of "old indian defense" , which is how I found these which were part of that search. *** RE: The Old Indian, one of its main functions is for use against players of the Samisch WT variation, which it is supposed to discourage. One can see in the game given last below, that black can come to attack very quickly from the Old Indian. (Tho my MCO 14 calls it a stodgy but solid system, hard to beat. :) ***** en.wikipedia.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Indian_Defense ***** www.chessgames.com www.chessgames.com/perl/chesscollection?cid=1001178 ***** THE following game, Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov 1958, is a wonderful attacking, sacrificial game won by Black; who passive sac's his Queen among other things, to end with a white King to be mated by a knight on a6~!