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The Nimzo-Indian is possibly black's most respected defence to 1.d4; it is based on Aron Nimzowitsch's concept fo controlling the centre with pieces rather than pawns. After 1...Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3, the move 3...Bb4 sets up an immediate pin and creates the positional threat of giving white doubled pawns by taking on c3. In this way black can control the centre while developing his pieces rapidly.
White has many possible ways of playing against the Nimzo including some unusual tries. These include 4.Qb3, 4.f3, 4.Nf3 and 4.g3. Of these, 4.f3 is the most ambitious. Also challenging is the closely related Samisch Variation, 4.a3, where white expends a whole tempo to force black to part with his bishop immediately.

from Nunn's Chess Openings.

Dangerous Weapons: The Nimzo-Indian - John Emms, Chris Ward

Dangerous Weapons: The Nimzo-Indian - John Emms, Chris Ward

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$18.21Everyman Chess, 2006/114 Stars


Play the Nimzo-Indian - Edward Dearing

Play the Nimzo-Indian - Edward Dearing

The Nimzo-Indian Defence is an opening characterized by the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4. In the early 20th century this opening was developed and introduced by Grandmaster Aron Nimzowitsch. It is one of Black’s most common answer to 1.d4. The Nimzo-Indian is supported by many big names in the chess world such as Kramnik, Anand, Kasparov, Karpov, Adams and many more World Champions and ...


$17.72Everyman Chess, 2006/015 Stars


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