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Queen's Indian [E12-E19]
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[E11] & Keres Defence 2...Bb4+ [A40]
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Two Knights Tango [A50]

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Modern Benoni
Modern Benoni
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Weird Benonis
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Czech Benoni, Schmid Benoni, Snake Benoni [A40, A43-44 & A60]
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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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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 16:51:43 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 18:50:19 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 20:20:23 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 11:48:45 by VaughanWilliams
5 3480 Last Post 11/17/14 at 11:58:33
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 17:14:05 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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By: kylemeister
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What is a good defense to the neo-indian attack? (1.d4 nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Bg5!?).
I recently faced it for the first time and played 3. . . h6.  After 4. Bh4, I chose 4 ... Bb4+ and was happy when my...

Started 03/16/13 at 00:03:46 by Dave1998
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By: kylemeister
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Makarov on Nimzo/Bogo
chess-stars has announced several forthcoming books, among them:
The Bogo-Indian for Black by GM Marat Makarov (nov/dec10)
The Nimzo-Indian for Black by GM Marat Makarov (dec10/jan11)
I hope these books ...

Started 10/28/10 at 16:19:19 by tracke
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By: Gilchrist is a legend
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Is Winning Chess Middlegames by Sokolov
An okay place to start learning about the Nimzo Indian defense, namely its pawn structure ideas? I mainly got it for its coverage of QGD and QGA structures, but the first chapter is devoted to playing...

Started 09/22/11 at 14:33:48 by up and comer
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By: Alias
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Tiviakov - No fear of 1.d4!

Started 01/10/12 at 16:00:15 by Gueler
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By: Gueler
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Catalan-Benoni-English Hybrid
Recently I decided to play the Benoni against the Catalan: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5 (I fancy my chances against Avrukh's recommendations) but then a number of players continue with: 4. Nf3 accordin...

Started 09/21/11 at 11:31:48 by F22
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By: F22
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learn the nimzo/bogo
Simple question... i would like to learn the nimzo ...should i start here with ebooks or is it just too advanced and i should buy a starting out book first?
I'm around 1800/1900

Started 04/04/11 at 23:56:44 by piefr1
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Books on QID and NID
What books would you recommend most for the above openings?

Started 10/29/07 at 00:06:20 by exigentsky
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By: fling
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Can You recommend good books in this opening? Maybe I start playing them.

Started 04/06/11 at 22:31:19 by nobibla
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By: clickclick
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Stupid Nimzo/Queens Indian questions
I have been thinking of switch opening from Dutch since have played it to long so local club players are too prepared for it  and it does no suit my style anymore.
When I was new at local club I ...

Started 09/17/10 at 18:06:18 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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Poll: Best partner for the Nimzo-Indian
What do you think is the best partner for the Nimzo-Indian?

Started 10/23/10 at 19:35:52 by gramsci
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By: Conzipe
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'Habichd' Etymology
TalJechin wrote on 10/30/10 at 13:00:08:
Hmm, so it was "das" after all - you can't trust the wiki anymore (

There is a bird, in German "der Habicht". Apparently the wiki author was confused by other...

Started 10/30/10 at 18:43:28 by Stefan Buecker
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By: TN
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Avoiding the catalan with c5
When i am aiming for the catalan with d4 Nf6 c4 e6 g3 some players seem to play c5 and trying to avoid the catalan. I really have some problems with this move order, because i think the two moves that...

Started 08/05/10 at 15:23:58 by Waster
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