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Nimzo 4.Qc2 O-O 5.e4 d5 6. e5 (as by Kasimdzhanov)
A recent ICCF corr game went:
[pgn][Event "WC31/ct03"]
[Site "ICCF"]
[Date "2011.09.10"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Bokar, Dr. Jason"]
[Black "Plomp, Michiel P"]
[Result "1-0...|/pgn]
Both correspondence chess player were following the game Kasimdzhanov-Bacrot, Nalchik 2009, for quite a while. That game ended peacefully after 18. Be2 and a repetition of moves.
The new move 18. g4 was mentioned already by Krasenkow in his annotations of the 2009 game when he believed that

Started 03/13/12 at 16:08:52 by Papageno
13 7154 Last Post 11/21/12 at 20:52:26
By: bragesjo
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"Never too late for the Nimzo" by Bologan
Was just browsing the chessbase shop and came across Viktor Bologan's new DVD on the Nimzo-Indian:
Just watch...

Started 07/20/12 at 13:28:18 by LostTactic
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By: Anon
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Nimzo 4.Qc2 0-0 subline with Qxc7, draw or more?
An enterprising line for Black in the 4.Qc2 nimzo is 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qc2 0-0 5.a3 Bxc3 6.Qxc3 d5 7.Nf3 dxc4 8.Qxc4 b6. Black gains time on the Queen and jettisons the c-pawn, e.g. [b]9.Bg5 Ba6 1

Started 07/23/12 at 23:37:52 by zoo (Ex Member)
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By: tony37
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Nimzoindian 4.e3 Rubinstein Variation
Hi Nimzo-Experts,
I want to begin playing 4.e3, because I think, this is the best try to get an advantage against Nimzo. And I think,it is easier to play for white than 4.Dc2 or 4.f3.
Now I ...

Started 05/19/11 at 13:29:27 by MaSu
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By: tony37
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Response to Leningrad Nimzo
Recently started playing the Nimzo and I am working out the minor lines and wanted to make a decision on the Leningrad. Essentially, I think I am between Dearing's suggestion (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4...

Started 02/01/12 at 05:51:13 by Kokobeast
3 2526 Last Post 06/18/12 at 12:50:07
By: bragesjo
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Saemisch Variation
is a discussion that belongs where it is, but which touches closely upon the Saemisch Variation, which I think may be a better ...

Started 02/01/07 at 14:27:43 by Markovich
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By: Vass
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Rubinstein with Bd3 & Ne2
I'm working my way through Sokolov's excellent book Winning Chess Middlegames. He gives quite a lot of analyses of the Rubinstein variation With Bd3 & Ne2 which he says he played a lot in the nineteen...

Started 10/03/11 at 12:24:07 by NeverGiveUp
11 5377 Last Post 12/27/11 at 16:50:23
By: Vass
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Tactical play with the nimzo indian.
Is it the right opening? or shouldnt I even bother? I ve always though of the nimzo indian as a more positional opening yet I know very little about it(i usually play the semi slav or the QGD)

Started 01/26/11 at 16:47:59 by TheOutsider
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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[E45] NID 4.e3 b6 5.Ne2 Ba6 6.a3 Bxc3+ 7.Nxc3 d5
My next opponent is a 2250-player, aged 35. I am Black and the theoretical subject of the encounter may be
the Nimzo-Indian Rubinstein w/ 4..b6 5.Ne2 Ba6 6.a3 Bxc3+ 7.Nxc3 d5.
[pgn][Event "?"...|/pgn]
I have never played the line before. What White plans do you think I should prepare myself for the most?
The opponent may not be aware of the latest theoretical developments

Started 11/11/11 at 14:13:12 by HoemberChess
2 1636 Last Post 11/12/11 at 16:38:03
By: LeeRoth
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NID 4.Nf3 c5 5.g3, 6..Ne4 7.Qd3 Nxc3
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It might have been just a dream, but I remember devising a little Black repertoire based on the moves 6..Ne4 7.Qd3 Nxc3 8.bxc3 Be7....

Started 10/06/11 at 15:09:15 by HoemberChess
5 2527 Last Post 10/07/11 at 12:55:03
By: tp2205
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Nimzo for the first time
I read this section for some days but i was not able to dispel any doubt.
I played SemiSlav via Slav move order for 2 years and it was my first serious repertoire against 1.d4, 1.c4 1...

Started 09/19/11 at 10:52:24 by Devilman
4 2414 Last Post 09/19/11 at 14:17:09
By: bragesjo
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Saemisch with Ne2!?
Dear chess friends,
I am looking at a sharp anti-nimzo weapon for the upcoming season. I will be facing strong opposition in the 4NCL. Amongst strong players, the nimzo-indian is very popular. Fo...

Started 08/17/11 at 12:16:01 by NeverGiveUp
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35 12509 Last Post 09/09/11 at 21:24:55
By: Vass
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Can the Nimzo be usefull?
I'm a chess player rated under 2000 Elo pts. I haven't a repertoire against 1. d4. I have some vague knowledge of a whole range of openings, but detailed knowledge of almost none.
I would like to...

Started 09/06/11 at 09:44:22 by Templare2
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By: bragesjo
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Question about 3.Nf3 for Nimzo players
I'd like to know what Nimzo-Indian players play against 3.Nf3 and why they play it (Queen's Indian, Bogo-Indian, Benoni, QGD, etc.) It seems like Nimzo players have to make a concession. They view the...

Started 08/29/11 at 20:12:26 by BobbyDigital80
8 4306 Last Post 09/02/11 at 10:59:26
By: Girkassa
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Holding a session in Nimzo Indian
I promised to hold a session about Nimzo Indian at local club, maybee followed by a thematical blitz tournanament. The focus of the session will be about Qc2 variation since it is very common. I will ...

Started 04/19/11 at 12:08:00 by bragesjo
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By: NeverGiveUp
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Saemisch: the classics never die
Just thought I would point out this game I noticed from yesterday, essentially a repeat of Kotov-Keres,  Budapest ct 1950.
[Event "39th World Open"]
[Site "Philadelphia USA"]
[Date "201...

Started 07/02/11 at 21:22:33 by kylemeister
4 2117 Last Post 07/25/11 at 09:08:42
By: fling
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What's wrong with 4. Bd2 in the Nimzo-Indian?
Wikipedia assures me that this is a ridiculous move that only people who don't know/understand theory would make. Wikipedia says Ne4 allows Black to equalize, but what about Qc2 then? (computers don't...

Started 02/24/11 at 18:03:48 by Uhohspaghettio
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By: kylemeister
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my NID repertoire based on motifs
I am sharing my Black repertoire draft based on the NID/BID, and asking for some suggestions.
My likes (+) and dislikes (-) when making my choices of variations have been:
(+) positions with...

Started 06/27/11 at 10:32:10 by HoemberChess
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By: HoemberChess
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Lenigrad Nimzo
I was thinking of playing the Lenigrad Variation against the Nimzo. What does everyone feel about that variation. To me, I seem to get a nice positional type of game, but I still have to investigate i...

Started 06/07/06 at 04:53:00 by Darthmambo
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By: HoemberChess
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Nimzo with 4 Nf3, best winning chanses
I will soon face a player in a standardtime games that usually plays this line. He is slighlty lower rated and I need to win to get a good final position in local club champianship. Any suggestions? L...

Started 03/02/11 at 09:34:56 by bragesjo
10 4259 Last Post 03/28/11 at 06:48:59
By: bragesjo
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