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Nimzo-Indian [E20-59]
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By: kylemeister
QID  (2 Viewing)
Queen's Indian [E12-E19]
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Bogo-Indian  (1 Viewing)
[E11] & Keres Defence 2...Bb4+ [A40]
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By: MNb
Two Knights Tango [A50]

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By: chandrashekharkoravi
Modern Benoni
Modern Benoni
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By: Glenn Snow
Weird Benonis
Weird Benonis
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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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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By: battleangel - Ex Member
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Forthcoming Palliser's book How to play against d4
On the site of Everyman, this book is announced for september 2009.
As the recommended weapon for black will be the Czech Benoni, I...

Started 04/30/09 at 18:56:38 by thibdb13
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By: BabySnake
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Nc3 or Nf3
I've been playing 3. Nf3 as White after 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6, but I'm considering experimenting with Nc3. I'm not really sure if I should do it or not, so I want to get some feedback about what to expec...

Started 05/24/09 at 01:44:01 by Scott
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By: MNb
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The Sosonko-Kramnik gambit!!
the soosonko-kramnik gambit is the best option (in my opinion) for white if he plays the catalan ,like i do. I starts 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 c5 4.d5 exd5 5.cxd5 b5!? [very popular lately!- 5..d6=Modern...

Started 10/10/09 at 21:55:01 by Alexander Karapiperis
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By: BirdBrain
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Starting out with the Nimzo/QID
Usualy I played the QGD against d4, but I found it to passive and I did not realy find any ways to fight for an advantage.  Sad So I decided to pick up the Nimzo and QID.  Grin
I took a loo...

Started 06/17/09 at 13:20:56 by jitb
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15 9217 Last Post 08/25/09 at 08:17:30
By: slates
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What do you play versus 3. a3?
Hi. Long-time lurker and learner, first-time poster here. is a terrific site with information that has really helped my understanding of the game.
I like to play the Nimzo, bu...

Started 12/31/06 at 12:57:22 by Marno
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28 11393 Last Post 07/30/09 at 22:00:25
By: kylemeister
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Poll: Which Benoni setup?
I'd like to know which Benoni setup you think offer black the most aggressive position. I do not want to know which one is the soundest (can a Benoni really be sound?) but which one offer black the ag...

Started 06/22/09 at 17:57:25 by thibdb13
11 4851 Last Post 06/29/09 at 20:07:19
By: Markovich
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Play Benoni instead of Bogo
I want to start to play the Benoni instead of the bogo. I play the Nimzo against 3.Nc3.
After experimenting with 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c5 , I noticed alot of players do not go for 4.d5. Instead ...

Started 06/17/09 at 06:49:49 by MrCookie
2 1791 Last Post 06/17/09 at 13:21:27
By: Viceroy
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4. a3 and 4 pawns resources
Hey guys,
First time poster in the Nimzo and Benoni forum. 2100 FIDE, looking to create an attacking 1. d4 repertoire. Which sources do you recommend in the 4. a3 Nimzo and the 4 pawns Benoni?

Started 02/09/09 at 05:10:15 by miamisharks
3 1807 Last Post 02/10/09 at 12:38:19
By: Schaakhamster
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Why is this forum less active than others?
It seems really odd to me that this forum section is much less active than most of the others at chesspub.  The only forum that has less posts is the KID forum.  The KID forum only covers 1 defense to...

Started 02/04/09 at 14:24:19 by Eclectico
7 2837 Last Post 02/06/09 at 12:42:07
By: Willempie
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Anti-Benoni's - (one more question)
To the Benoni players: what are you playing against following continuations?
1. d4-Nf6 2.Nf3-c5 3.c3
1. d4-Nf6 2.Nf3-c5 3.e3  and what when 3...-cd4 4.ed4-Nc6 5.c3
Other question: which...

Started 01/22/09 at 08:15:22 by thibdb13
4 2134 Last Post 01/23/09 at 18:07:51
By: cyronix - Ex Member
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what about Nf3 and g3
Hi all,
So I hear the Nimzo is a good active defence!!!  However the "problem" seems to be what to play vs Nf3 or G3 instead of Nc3.  One can play Benoni but modern defence looks formidable and Q...

Started 01/07/09 at 19:55:52 by Zatara
3 1599 Last Post 01/08/09 at 02:19:11
By: MNb
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Nimzo vs QID as white. Why allow Nimzo ? Why QID ?
I am intending to start playing  1.d4 . Sooner rather than later I have to make a choice. One of the most important choice for a 1.d4 player I guess. To choose between allowing the Nimzo or the Queens...

Started 09/28/08 at 23:11:17 by Novosibirsk
9 4706 Last Post 10/11/08 at 16:10:48
By: MNb
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Fighting the anti-benoni
After Dembo's book about the anti-King's Indians, I wondered if someone is preparing a comparable book for the Benoni players... Huh
Dembo's book is very interesting for the early d4-deviations (...

Started 08/17/08 at 15:51:45 by thibdb13
11 4335 Last Post 08/18/08 at 17:12:32
By: kylemeister
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Dangerous weapons: the benoni and benko
Does someone know which lines will be presented in this book?

Started 06/19/08 at 11:26:32 by thibdb13
13 5914 Last Post 07/29/08 at 06:01:37
By: Anonymous2
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Congratulation  GM John Emms.
I thought that your current posting was very good. 

Started 01/12/08 at 13:08:40 by flaviddude
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By: flaviddude
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Fighting the anti King's indians - Gallagher
I am still looking for a book about anti-benoni systems (including the English) and I thought Gallagher's book could be quite interesting. What do you think?
By the way, it seems this book is qui...

Started 11/26/07 at 07:03:42 by thibdb13
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By: flaviddude
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What type of player are you?
I have been studying the Art of Learning presentations by Waitzkin in the new Chessmaster. One thing he stressed was being true to yourself and playing chess that reflects that. I see myself as a fair...

Started 11/10/07 at 22:49:30 by exigentsky
8 3075 Last Post 12/27/07 at 12:04:25
By: flaviddude
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From whites point of view:Nimzo or Queens Indian?
This question is from whites point of view. After 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3. ?????? (Catalan is out of the question).
Yes..this is the question. What to play now and ......why 3. Nc3 ? or why 3. Nf3 ? I...

Started 09/25/07 at 21:21:30 by kalle99
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By: Darthmambo
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Poll: Interesting Positional Question
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Started 11/13/07 at 03:58:04 by exigentsky
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