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Nimzo-Indian [E20-59]
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In: Re: Nimzo 4.f3 d5 - main...
By: Jonathan Tait
Queen's Indian [E12-E19]
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In: Re: Queen's Indian Books
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[E11] & Keres Defence 2...Bb4+ [A40]
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32 299 Last Post 09/10/17 at 13:59:02
In: Re: Bogo Indian vs Old In...
By: HgMan
Two Knights Tango [A50]

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By: chandrashekharkoravi
Modern Benoni
Modern Benoni
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In: Re: benoni /king indian?
By: Stigma
Weird Benonis
Weird Benonis
Czech Benoni, Schmid Benoni, Snake Benoni [A40, A43-44 & A60]
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37 444 Last Post 09/21/16 at 08:50:49
In: Re: Avrukh 1.d4 book
By: RoleyPoley
Nimzo and Benonis Nimzo and Benonis
Benoni, Nimzo, QI, Bogo, etc. [A40, A43-44, A50, A56, A60-A79 & E10-59] with GM John Emms
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Black resources for 1. d4 Cf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5
I have two recent resources for this line, albeit when White continues with the main Fianchetto Benoni variant with 4. d5: the book by Thinkers and the Modern Chess database by Marin Part I. Are there...

Started 01/31/18 at 05:02:00 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Stigma
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Black resources for 1. d4 Cf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5
I have two recent resources for this line, the book by Thinkers and the Modern Chess database by Marin Part I. Are there any other Black resources for this line specifically ?

Started 01/31/18 at 04:58:29 by Leon_Trotsky
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Reloaded Weapons in the Benoni Structures
There is a new book by Milos Pavlovic comming:
The TP publication schedule isn't updated, so I asked them a few questions. It ...

Started 06/23/17 at 22:30:35 by AJZ
5 1936 Last Post 11/28/17 at 23:59:42
By: BigTy
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Guide to the Bogo-Indian
It seems as though most works on the Bogo-Indian tend to be repertoire books, which recommend specific lines rather than explain or rationalize the positions and ideas derived from playing the opening...

Started 09/16/17 at 15:50:44 by HgMan
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By: bragesjo
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GM Repertoire Nimzo Indian
Got this book yesterday.
The book is basically dived in three parts.
Part 1 varios 4th moves.
Part 2  4 e3
Part 3 4 Dc2
If anyone is interested  I give some quick lines

Started 01/31/17 at 16:48:48 by bragesjo
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By: ReneDescartes
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Seirawan's Anti-Nimzo from White's perspective
I'm talking about 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Bg5. I'd like to try and make this into a decent white weapon. It has move order benefits (play whatever you like against the QGD/Benoni). It also seems principled...

Started 07/12/17 at 22:28:05 by gillbod
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By: ErictheRed
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New DVD about Blumenfeld Gambit
Today I saw a new DVD about Blumenfeld Gambit by Andrew Martin.
I gues it is a typical Martin DVD = more verbal than concrete theory.
Has anyone here watched it?
Blumenfeld gambit is ve...

Started 06/16/17 at 16:43:07 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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Question about 4.g3 Ba6 in QID
The main line of the 4.g3 QID is 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 c6 8. Bc3 d5 9. Ne5 Nfd7 10. Nxd7 Nxd7 11. Nd2 O-O 12. O-O
but recently this line has become p...

Started 04/09/16 at 01:09:10 by bobbyh64
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New Nimzo/Bogo-Indian Repertoire book
It's scheduled for Autumn and being made by German IM Christof Sielecki. He's been doing the excellent chess youtube channel for number of years now und...

Started 03/03/13 at 21:25:54 by LostTactic
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Meeting 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 with 2...c5
As Black, after 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 I become uneasy because I know one of those "attack" openings is probably coming, like the Torre, Colle, Colle-Zuckertort, Barry, Stonewall etc.
I saw that 2...c5 ...

Started 07/26/15 at 23:49:13 by AlienOctopus
11 3563 Last Post 08/06/15 at 04:53:15
By: yolocounty
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What do Nimzo-Bogo players play vs 1.Nf3 2.c4 3.g3
I don't play any Indian defense, but I was just curious about players who play the Nimzo + Bogo Indian complex...
Against 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 they play the Nimzo-Indian.
Against 1. d4 ...

Started 06/21/15 at 22:16:13 by Marc Benford
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By: bragesjo
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The Queen's Indian by Bologan
A strategic weapon against 1.d4: The Queen's Indian Defense by Bologan will be a new DVD by Chessbase.
He said in the preview that he will give a repertoire with ...Ba6. But what will he...

Started 04/25/15 at 11:16:41 by wolfsblut
7 4220 Last Post 06/22/15 at 09:56:48
By: Alias
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Responses to Benoni Ignored?
I play the Benoni via the 1d4 Nf6 2c4 e6 move order as I'm also comfortable with the Nimzo. After 3Nf3 c5 4e3 (which I think of as the Benoni ignored) or 4Nc3, I'm still looking for a good move. Thoug...

Started 10/10/13 at 17:51:43 by therush
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By: kylemeister
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Need help with the Nimzoindian
Hi friends! I need your help with a book about the Nimzo from Black perspective. This Is my first try with this defense. THANKS a lot for your help

Started 04/04/15 at 19:50:19 by Pingudon
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By: Stigma
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Playing against 3. g3 for 2300+ NID/QID players
I was wondering what is a reliable response for 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3, in other words, like Awrukh style (I play this as White Smiley) for Black, for someone who plays the NID/QID complex for 3. Nc3/3....

Started 02/24/15 at 22:12:06 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
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By: ErictheRed
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A try to create a 1. ...e6 repertoire
Hello all!
After playing and trying almost every opening against 1.d4, I decided to play the Nimzo Indian with black. But there are a few problems. First, I thought it would be good to start with...

Started 09/09/11 at 21:20:23 by cynima
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By: TN
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Black Rooks in the Nimzo and Benoni
Hi everyone! Smiley Recently, I've been having trouble activating my black rooks and getting them open/half-open files in the Nimzo and Benoni. What is the best place to position one's black rook in these...

Started 09/05/14 at 12:48:45 by VaughanWilliams
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By: tony37
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Tivi vs 1.d4
Apparently Tiviakov is doing two DVDs on the Nimzo, QID and Catalan. The first one is on the latter two.
I haven't seen ...

Started 11/30/11 at 07:54:54 by Alias
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By: CanadianClub
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Various ...b5-gambits after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6
I am currently exploring the idea of gambitting the b5-pawn after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 (so no Benko).
The Blumenfeld of course: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c5 4.d5 b5.
In the Nimzo : Leningrad 1.d4 N...

Started 06/08/13 at 18:14:05 by nocteus
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By: ErictheRed
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Best vs Seirawan's anti-NID 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Bg5
There's a guy in my club that always avoids the NID this way. What do you think is the best to face 3.Bg5: 3...c5 a la Benoni, or 3...Bb4+ allowing white's 4.Nd2? Where I could find information?

Started 03/25/13 at 09:40:58 by gramsci
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