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Reply #5 - 11/21/21 at 14:42:17
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Confused_by_Theory wrote on 11/14/21 at 23:26:17:
There is a look inside option on forward chess that might quell some curiosity about which lines are recommended.


Yes. The sample material reads very well, imo. He recommends the Larsen variation (also in the NID repertoire by GM Kuljasevic at MC).

However the table of contents contains an illegal move against the Classical variation:  1d4 Nf6 2c4 e6 3Nc3 Bb4 4Qc2 0-0 5cxd5. Perhaps he covers 4...d5 instead of (or in addition to) 4...0-0.
  
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Re: Nimzo-Indian by Dariusz Swiercz
Reply #4 - 11/15/21 at 09:18:05
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kylemeister wrote on 11/15/21 at 00:26:16:
FreeRepublic wrote on 11/14/21 at 23:07:46:
E59 probably does not deserve it's "main line" name. I don't know the last time it was recommended for black. I think of it as "the main line no one talks about."

I still find the line to be strategically interesting. White has the two bishops but one is locked up behind pawns. The line does well in human games. Analyzing with a computer, it seems black always has a way, though not always the first one that I or the engine consider.

Seems that there has never been a Chess Publishing update on E59 ... wow.

Ivan Sokolov's 2012 book on the Rubinstein had almost 50 pages on it (that is, the line with 9...dc and 10...Qc7).  He thought 11. Bb2 should lead to an opening advantage for White.


Impressive absence Smiley

iirc If you follow Sokolov's lines with Leela it finds some not very obvious attacking ideas for black that keep it very unclear indeed. Not at all surprised it looked nice for white in 2012.

I suspect that people mainly don't put it in books due to the quantity of alternative playable options with lower theoretical loads. The same way that all the white books tend to go for 5/6 Nge2.
  
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Re: Nimzo-Indian by Dariusz Swiercz
Reply #3 - 11/15/21 at 06:55:18
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FreeRepublic wrote on 11/14/21 at 23:07:46:
I was not familiar with the author, so I did a little research. He is rated 2659.


He played in this years US Championship finished T8th..
  
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Re: Nimzo-Indian by Dariusz Swiercz
Reply #2 - 11/15/21 at 00:26:16
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FreeRepublic wrote on 11/14/21 at 23:07:46:
E59 probably does not deserve it's "main line" name. I don't know the last time it was recommended for black. I think of it as "the main line no one talks about."

I still find the line to be strategically interesting. White has the two bishops but one is locked up behind pawns. The line does well in human games. Analyzing with a computer, it seems black always has a way, though not always the first one that I or the engine consider.

Seems that there has never been a Chess Publishing update on E59 ... wow.

Ivan Sokolov's 2012 book on the Rubinstein had almost 50 pages on it (that is, the line with 9...dc and 10...Qc7).  He thought 11. Bb2 should lead to an opening advantage for White.
  
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Re: Nimzo-Indian by Dariusz Swiercz
Reply #1 - 11/14/21 at 23:26:17
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Hi.

All I know is I watched a 1.d4 d6 video he made (free on youtube if anyone wonders) and kinda liked it. He talked for an hour or so about 1.d4 d6 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 g6 4.Nc3 Bf5!?; which is certainly an interesting way of playing the position.

Think I also played in the same youth tournament as him once (he won it Grin).

Edit: There is a look inside option on forward chess that might quell some curiosity about which lines are recommended.

Have a nice day.
  
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Nimzo-Indian by Dariusz Swiercz
11/14/21 at 23:07:46
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A Complete Opening Repertoire for Black after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6! - Volume 1 - Nimzo-Indian

Publisher: Thinkers Publishing
Author: Dariusz Swiercz

Available from
https://thinkerspublishing.com/
https://forwardchess.com/

I was not familiar with the author, so I did a little research. He is rated 2659. His nationality is shown as Polish and American in Chess Assistant. As black he has played several lines against the Rubinstein, mostly the main line, E59. I would be curious to know what he recommends for black.

E59 probably does not deserve it's "main line" name. I don't know the last time it was recommended for black. I think of it as "the main line no one talks about."

I still find the line to be strategically interesting. White has the two bishops but one is locked up behind pawns. The line does well in human games. Analyzing with a computer, it seems black always has a way, though not always the first one that I or the engine consider.
  
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