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Nimzo Indian Defense

The Nimzo-Indian Defense in one of the most popular answers to 1.d4. By playing an early Bb4 black is willing to give up his dark-squared bishop in order to get dynamic play and control over the d5 and especially the e4 -square. Black has ideas with fianchettoing the light-squared bishop and playing a quick f7-f5 and Ne4. Normally the Nimzo-Indian starts with the moves: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4. Black doesn't commit to a pawn structure directly, which makes the opening one of the more flexible Indians. The opening has been played since the early 20th century and never lost its popularity. Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana and Sergey Karjakin are few of many top grandmasters who play the Nimzo on a regular basis. Christof Sielecki, Michael Roiz, John Emms, Chris Ward and many other chess authors wrote about this opening from the black perspective. For the white 1.d4-player it's useful to prepare specifically for the Nimzo-Indian. There many ways to meet the Nimzo, e.g. Rubinstein System, the Main Line, Kasparov Variation and the Classical Variation. The player with the white pieces can choose his medicine, depending on the style and the rest of the repertoire. Many instructive books with powerful ideas are written from the white perspective too. The Bogo-Indian Defense is considered to be direct family of the Nimzo-Indian. Instead of 3. Nc3 white plays 3. Nf3. Black third move remains the same as in the Nimzo: 3... Bb4, but now comes with a check. The opening is less popular than the Nimzo, but is played on all levels. You will find books on the Bogo in this chapter, in most books and dvd’s the theme is combined with the Nimzo.



The Nimzo-indian Defence (grandmaster Repertoire) - Roiz, Michael
2017 Quality Chess The Nimzo-indian Defence (grandmaster Repertoire)-Roiz, Michael

The Nimzo-Indian Defense - most of the times simply referred at as the Nimzo- is a very popular answer to 1. d4 on all levels. To author Michael Roiz that’s no surprise at all, because players with all different styles can find something to their likings in this flexible opening. Although one of the more complex openings from a strategic point of view, the Nimzo offers solid pawn structures and active piece play. This book presents the latest theory in great depth for all ambitious players.
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Nimzo-indian: Move By Move - Emms, John
2011 Everyman Chess Nimzo-indian: Move By Move-Emms, John

The greatest attraction of the Nimzo-Indian Defense for John Emms is it's reliability. There's no way - as he describes in his introduction - that the Nimzo is going to be refuted any time soon. Rather, it's an opening that's alive and kicking. Played by many of the greats with one or both colours, inventing a list of whole new lines and variations in this exciting opening almost every year. This book is for both the white and black player who wants a clear overview of variations and a bright set of ideas.
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Opening Repertoire: Nimzo And Bogo Indian (everyman Chess-opening Repertoire) - Christof Sielecki
2015 Everyman Chess Opening Repertoire: Nimzo And Bogo Indian (everyman Chess-opening Repertoire)-Christof Sielecki

According to the author of this book the Nimzo offers a perfect balance between soundness and asymmetry. In over 400 pages all main lines of the Nimzo get full attention, as well as some gambits and rare lines. In great detail and with bright explanations the strategic ideas are explained. Variation indexes and full (most 21th century) games have a prominent position in this publication, in order to make one remember all lines better.
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How To Win With Nimzo-indian Defense - Kleider, Hans
2019 Independently How To Win With Nimzo-indian Defense-Kleider, Hans

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The Nimzo-indian 4 E3: Comprehensive Coverage Of The Long-established Main Line Of The Nimzo - Hansen, Carsten
2018 CarstenChess The Nimzo-indian 4 E3: Comprehensive Coverage Of The Long-established Main Line Of The Nimzo-Hansen, Carsten

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The Modernized Nimzo-queen's Gambit Declined Systems (modernized, 3) - Pavlovic, Milos
2018 Thinkers Publishing The Modernized Nimzo-queen's Gambit Declined Systems (modernized, 3)-Pavlovic, Milos

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Chess Openings By Example: Nimzo-indian - Schmidt, J., Schmidt, J.
2017 Independently Chess Openings By Example: Nimzo-indian-Schmidt, J. Schmidt, J.

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The Modern Bogo 1.d4 E6: A Complete Guide For Black - Antic, Dejan, Maksimovic, Branimir
2014 New In Chess,Csi The Modern Bogo 1.d4 E6: A Complete Guide For Black-Antic, Dejan Maksimovic, Branimir

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The Strategic Nimzo-indian: A Complete Guide To The Rubinstein Variation - Sokolov, Ivan
2012 New In Chess,Csi The Strategic Nimzo-indian: A Complete Guide To The Rubinstein Variation-Sokolov, Ivan

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Chess Explained: The Nimzo-indian - Reinaldo Vera
2008 Gambit Publications Chess Explained: The Nimzo-indian-Reinaldo Vera

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Challenging The Nimzo-indian - Vigorito, David
2007 Quality Chess Challenging The Nimzo-indian-Vigorito, David

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Dangerous Weapons: The Nimzo-indian: Dazzle Your Opponents - Emms, John, Richard, Palliser, Ward, Chris
2006 Everyman Chess Dangerous Weapons: The Nimzo-indian: Dazzle Your Opponents-Emms, John Richard, Palliser Ward, Chris

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Play The Nimzo-indian - Dearing, Edward
2006 Everyman Chess Play The Nimzo-indian-Dearing, Edward

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Offbeat Nimzo-indian - Chris Ward
2005 Everyman Chess Offbeat Nimzo-indian-Chris Ward

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How To Play The Nimzo-indian Defence: A Key Introduction To A Major Defence (hardinge Simpole Chess Classics) - Keene, Raymond, Taulbut, Shaun
2003 Hardinge Simpole How To Play The Nimzo-indian Defence: A Key Introduction To A Major Defence (hardinge Simpole Chess Classics)-Keene, Raymond Taulbut, Shaun

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Winning With The Nimzo-indian: Sharp Winning Strategies For Both Sides In A Popular Defence - Keene, Raymond
2003 Hardinge Simpole Winning With The Nimzo-indian: Sharp Winning Strategies For Both Sides In A Popular Defence-Keene, Raymond

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Starting Out: The Nimzo-indian (starting Out - Everyman Chess) - Ward, Chris
2002 Everyman Chess Starting Out: The Nimzo-indian (starting Out - Everyman Chess)-Ward, Chris

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Classical Nimzo-indian: The Ever-popular 4qc2 - Lalic, Bogdan
2001 Everyman Chess Classical Nimzo-indian: The Ever-popular 4qc2-Lalic, Bogdan

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