In my my last article I explained how the Modern Defence actually became a useful background for playing the Kan Sicilian. It can also help with other openings, an obvious example being the King’s Indian.
I have played the King’s Indian in some games but not with great success. I suspect this could probably be put down to the fact that I played it out of desperation (“What the hell should I do as Black against HIM?”) rather than inspiration and/or preparation. But it worked out OK in the following game, even if I played the likely dubious 7…Qe8: