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"Easay Guide to the Nimzo-Indian" John Emms
Does any Nimzo player have this book? I'd like to know which lines Emms recommends against White's 4th moves and if it's for agrssives players or for positionals. tks

Started 05/06/08 at 19:13:25 by wilinoble (Ex Member)
3 2625 Last Post 06/06/08 at 06:31:59
By: smrex13
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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
3 7960 Last Post 09/03/12 at 03:46:36
By: Anon
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4 Nimzo-sidelines

Hi all,
I´m a little bit bored with the slav, so I wanna switch to Nimzo. My theory knowledge is clearly outdated, so I ask the forum, if the following lines are still playable for black:<...

Started 08/11/08 at 20:44:43 by gewgaw
4 2864 Last Post 08/13/08 at 15:05:23
By: gewgaw
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4 Qc2 Nc6!? Nimzo coverage?
Hi all, I'm a recent lurker in these forums and am thinking about subscribing to the site. If the free sections are this well conceived and executed, I think I can't go wrong with the membership.<br /...

Started 12/26/04 at 00:17:17 by Mark A. (Guest)
1 1686 Last Post 01/11/05 at 05:57:21
By: IMRichardPalliser
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4 Qc2 Nimzo Playable eBook (PGN format)
I've just added this to the 'Playable eBooks' download page. Smiley

Started 10/24/13 at 00:14:51 by GMTonyKosten
1 6352 Last Post 10/24/13 at 12:15:48
By: Paddy
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4. f3  O-O  5.  e4  ! or ?
1. d4  Nf6  2. c4  e6  3. Nc3  Bb4  4. f3  O-O  5. e4  
‘Without a doubt this is the absolutely logical follow-up to 4 f3. However, I'll risk making a sweeping statement here: maybe 5 e4 is a mis...

Started 02/05/06 at 22:50:11 by Kiwi
5 2715 Last Post 03/19/06 at 11:11:36
By: Martin Carpenter(Guest) (Guest)
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4.f3 Nimzo
In the "Open Saemisch" (4.f3) line of the Nimzo, after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.f3 d5 5.a3 Bxc3 6.bxc3 c5, the only move given for White is 7.cxd5, when after 7...Nxd5! White cannot conveniently s...

Started 09/25/03 at 03:18:26 by alumbrado
4 3545 Last Post 03/13/04 at 05:33:46
By: GMJohnEmms
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4.f3 Nimzo: Ivanchuk-Prusikin European Club Cup 06
Recent Ivanchuk-Prusikin ECC 06, 4. f3 nimzo game went:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5
8. dxc5 Qa5 9. e4 Ne7 10. Be3 O-O 11. Qb3 Qc7 12. a4 Nd7 (A...

Started 10/28/06 at 07:55:31 by lnn2
5 3379 Last Post 03/08/07 at 19:58:20
By: unknown_master
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4.Nf3 in the Nimzo
I'm thinking about taking up the 4.Nf3 Nimzo as White.  In Dearing's book, he describes that it is a bit of a transpositional dilemma for many black players.  The statistics for white are very good in...

Started 02/04/09 at 14:50:34 by Eclectico
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18 10072 Last Post 10/01/09 at 23:10:43
By: rooksway18
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4.Qb3 Nimzo
What's the current status/opinion/evaluation on the 4.Qb3 Nimzo? Seems like an underrated line to me.
I think particularly critical is 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qb3 c5 5.dc Nc6 6.Nf3 Ne4 7.Bd2...

Started 06/15/13 at 05:09:20 by bigville
8 5564 Last Post 12/30/13 at 07:25:58
By: eggman
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4.Qc2 0-0 Nimzo: Carlsen-Kramnik & Karpov-Anand
What's this new Nimzo line giving White hassle.
Carlsen-Kraminik yesterday and Karpov-Anand last Monday sounds in the commentary as though it's going well for Black.
After 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e...
the ga

Started 11/06/09 at 10:33:30 by TicklyTim
2 2970 Last Post 11/12/09 at 11:41:37
By: TicklyTim
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4.Qc2 c5 5.dxc5 Na6 Nimzo-Question.
after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qc2 c5 5.dxc5 Na6 6.a3 Qa5 7.Bd2 Nxc5 David Vigorito gives 8.0-0-0!? and shows the game Shirov - Bauer after 8...Bxc3 9.Bxc3 Qa4 he says: "Shirov suggests 9...Qc7 or...

Started 07/08/09 at 13:06:39 by Zatox
0 1232 Last Post 07/08/09 at 13:06:38
By: Zatox
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Hello John (& everyone else),
I have recently come up against 4Bd2 in the Nimzo and while there is general agreement that white loses a lot of his advantage here I (as a complete patzer) have had...

Started 02/15/03 at 07:54:59 by Rory
4 2712 Last Post 11/23/04 at 07:12:00
By: John Simmons (Guest)
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4e3-NID lines w/ early Ne2 answered with _cxd4+_d5
Preparing for summer tournaments, I am studying the NID, from Black's point of view, which I have not had many opportunities to play in OTB-games.
For want of detailed analyzis in my books, I am ...

Started 07/07/10 at 19:30:46 by HoemberChess
2 2453 Last Post 07/09/10 at 09:25:40
By: HoemberChess
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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
6 4725 Last Post 09/19/17 at 10:04:11
By: h4rl3k1n
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6...d6 move order in the Qc2 Nimzo
Hi all,
I've been pondering the following move order for black:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qc2 0-0 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.Qxc3 d6
On the one hand black can usually revert to 6...b6 lines, but has some additional optio...

Started 09/18/07 at 06:39:39 by Bonsai
11 6251 Last Post 02/11/08 at 22:48:12
By: Bonsai
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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
3 3545 Last Post 01/27/17 at 09:14:58
By: up and comer
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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 2130 Last Post 11/12/11 at 16:38:03
By: LeeRoth
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A book regarding a line of the Nimzo Indian
Hello, I need to get a book of the Nimzo India which covers the following line:
1) d4, Nf6 ; 2) c4, e6; 3) Nc3, Bb4; 4) Qc2, d5; 5) a3, Bc3; 6) Qc3, Ne4; 7) Qc2, Nc6; 8)e3 or 8)Nf3 , 8)..., e5!!<...

Started 03/27/11 at 23:22:15 by Luis Moreno
1 1939 Last Post 03/28/11 at 00:06:14
By: TN
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A nameless gambit in the NID
A long time ago I wrote that I would switch to 1.d4 when I had solved the NID-problem. I cannot say that is the case, still I gave 1.d4 a try.
corr WS/H/083 ICCF, 2007

4.a3, 4.f3 a

Started 01/20/08 at 12:56:44 by MNb
3 2970 Last Post 01/24/08 at 09:06:39
By: Dji
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