Continental U.S. - Flat Rate Shipping - Only $6.95 !
View my shopping cart
Foxy Digital Download Vol. 78 Nimzo-Indian The Easy Way
Volume 78 Learn to Play the Nimzo-Indian The Easy Way
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4
Other move orders, such as 1.c4 e6 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.d4 Bb4, are also feasible. In the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings scheme, the Nimzo-Indian is classified as E20-E59.
This hypermodern opening was developed by Grandmaster Aron Nimzowitsch who introduced it to master-level chess in the early 20th century. Unlike most Indian openings the Nimzo-Indian does not involve an immediate fianchetto, although Black often follows up with ...b6 and ...Bb7. By pinning White's knight Black prevents the threatened 4.e4 and seeks to inflict doubled pawns on White. White will attempt to create a pawn centre and develop his pieces to prepare for an assault on the Black position.
Black's delay in committing to a pawn structure makes the Nimzo-Indian (sometimes colloquially referred to as the "Nimzo") a very flexible defence to 1.d4. It can also transpose into lines of the Queen's Gambit or Queen's Indian Defence. The Nimzo-Indian is a very popular and well-respected defence to 1.d4, and has been played by every world champion since Capablanca. Indeed, White often plays 3.Nf3 to avoid the Nimzo-Indian, allowing him to meet 3...Bb4+ (the Bogo-Indian Defence) with 4.Bd2 or 4.Nbd2 rather than 4.Nc3.
2 Parts 2 hours and 51 minutes
Order this Foxy Digital Download and save on the shipping charges! After receiving your order, we will process it.
You will receive download links in your email within 1 business day direct from the manufacturer for each Foxy ordered.
Download at your convenience and enjoy your Foxy Digital videos!
Simple, Direct, and fast.
Rochester Chess Center
221 Norris Drive
Rochester, NY 14610 USA
E Mail:Customer Support
Toll Free Ph#: 1-800-ON-CHESS