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Hübner Variation: 10.Rb1 Ne8
About ten years ago, I was playing the Nimzo-Indian fairly regularly, and I encountered the following variation no less than three times:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e3 0-0 5.Bd3 c5 6.Nf3 Nc6...

Started 10/01/17 at 05:20:52 by HgMan
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5...c6 after 4.e3 o o 5.Ne2 Nimzo
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e3 00 5.Ne2 c6
This move c6 is not even mentioned in the strategic opening book Watson book, however when I checked my database I see there are 160 master games with ...

Started 01/10/17 at 15:56:20 by helmet
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By: h4rl3k1n
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Reshevsky Variation 5...Re8
Am I missing something or is there no coverage of 5...Re8 in the archives?

Started 07/19/17 at 19:56:16 by proustiskeen
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By: proustiskeen
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The Strategic Nimzo by Sokolov
Anyone know when this will be released, will it cover all lines?  Looking for a good up to date book on the white side of the Nimzo. Smiley

Started 02/23/12 at 00:53:52 by Michael Wilde
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New Nimzo book
Michael Roiz has just written a New book about the Nimzo following the serie of Grandmaster Repertoire. Does anyone know the repertoire for black? I saw the index in the PDF but it only says the optio...

Started 02/04/17 at 23:49:57 by Pingudon
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7. e3 in the f3 nimzo

Looking through the database I'm fairly surprised that 8... exd5 is the most common move. It seems to me that white ...

Started 12/15/16 at 16:23:23 by up and comer
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New Jan Gustafsson Nimzo-Indian Series
Today chess24 released a series by GM Gustafsson on a Black repertoire in the Nimzo (in German as well as English)
It looks like this:
Introduction (2 Chapters)
4 Qc2 0-0 5 a3 Bxc3 6 Qx...

Started 12/22/16 at 17:04:28 by mn
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By: IsaVulpes
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Theoretical Standing / Sources on "sharp" Nimzo
Hi!
I've been dabbling with picking up the Nimzo, but am currently primarily interested in its more tactical lines.
The arising positions are quite fun when blitzing, but before I start pla...

Started 11/16/16 at 10:46:04 by IsaVulpes
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By: CanadianClub
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Question For Nimzo/Ragozin players
If you play the NID and the Ragozin against 3.Nf3, do you play this move order as black in the 4.Nf3 NID?:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Nf3 d5
If you play the Ragozin, is there any reason to...

Started 04/30/15 at 04:30:01 by bobbyh64
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By: CanadianClub
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Mastering the Nimzo Indian
I have a question about this book, which I'm just finishing up reading (just starting to evaluate this as a possible repertoire choice, and still not yet sure if I'd pair it with QID or Ragozin, altho...

Started 07/17/15 at 14:54:27 by kevinludwig
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By: kevinludwig
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Why play the Nimzo-Indian?
I'm joking a little bit when I say "Why play the Nimzo-Indian?" but I wanted to make a point. I love the Nimzo-Indian but I'm not that thrilled about facing 3.Nf3 because nothing against that move see...

Started 03/10/15 at 06:46:17 by bobbyh64
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By: MartinC
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How to combat the Nimzo?
I have played 1.e4 all my life and am now planning to switch to 1.d4 to have some new positions to play. 
 
I was wondering what to play against the Nimzo.  I am not a particularly aggress...

Started 03/08/05 at 07:04:15 by The King
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By: ErictheRed
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How to equalize in the E42?
This seems to fail pretty bad:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. Bd3 Bb7 6. Nf3 Ne4 7. Qc2 f5 8.O-O Nxc3 (8. .. Bxc3 9. bxc3 O-O 10. Nd2 Qh4 11. f3 Nxd2 12. Bxd2 Nc6 (12... d6 13. Be1 Qg5...

Started 11/27/14 at 18:40:57 by TheOutsider
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By: tony37
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Question for Classical Nimzo experts or their ilk
In the line 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 c5 6. dxc5 Na6 7. g3 Nxc5 8. Bg2 Nce4 9. O-O Nxc3 10. bxc3 Be7 11. e4 d6 12. e5 dxe5 13. Nxe5 Qc7 14. Qe2, I have come across 14...Nd7 in a ...

Started 12/31/13 at 22:32:36 by kylemeister
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By: PANFR
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Choosing line vs 4 Qc2 Nimzo
Currently I play d5 against 4 Qc2 Nimzo. When preparing theory the resulting positions becames sharp and fun after cxd5 exd5 or a3 line . One common moves at Internet is  5 e3 and that is I line I lik...

Started 06/18/12 at 14:12:27 by bragesjo
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By: hicetnunc
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Kasimdzhanov - Meet the Nimzo-Indian with 4 Qc2
Am I going mad or does this Chessbase DVD really not cover the line 4 Qc2 0-0 5 a3 (Kasimdzhanov's recommendation) Bxc3 6 Qxc3 Ne4 and ...f5 (the Dutch variation)? Struggling to see how this didn't ev...

Started 07/24/13 at 22:42:24 by Dark Knight
3 3004 Last Post 10/29/14 at 19:32:07
By: SFN
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Re: 4.f3 idea
Just a plain and simple anti-Nimzo idea after 4.f3 d5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 c5 7.cxd5 Nxd5 8.dxc5 f5 9.Qc2 O-O 10.e4 fxe4 11.fxe4 Nf4 12.Nf3 Qc7 13.Be3 Nd7 14.Bc4 Nxc5 15.0-0 Bd7 16. Rae1 b6, which is con...

Started 04/28/09 at 02:45:14 by Markovich
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By: chandrashekharkoravi
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Move order in the Saemich
Why is 4.f3 considered more accurate than 4.a3 in the Saemich NID? All the supergms play 4.f3, but it allows some lines where black plays Be7 (see Nakamura-Carlsen).

Started 08/21/14 at 01:11:21 by gauss
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By: ErictheRed
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Nimzo Indian e3 Reykjavik variation
I have been thinking about this variation for a while and are there any good resouches about this line from blacks point of view?
I know the line is supposed to be slightly better for white.<br /...

Started 06/26/14 at 09:54:25 by bragesjo
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By: tony37
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New to the Nimzo
I’ve played the tarrasch since 2006 and I’ve decided to switch to the Nimzo for a change of pace and to hopefully learn more. What are the best books you would suggest for an amateur to learn and unde...

Started 04/30/14 at 16:34:43 by Sandman
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