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  • 9 months ago


    I love the e5 version. I play better when i have black and it starts 1.e4 nc6 2.d4 e5 3.d5 Nce7. I'm not overly familiar with dxe5 because I don't see it. 1300-1850, if they play 2.d4, they're advancing. The problem is having a system for 2.Nf3. I settled on the pirc and feel comfortable throwing out the colorado lean as well. Eventually, I'm wondering if i'm going to have to change, either to transposing to ruy lopez after 2.Nf3 or maybe something else entirely. I'm just not sure how wise it is to play something I might have to give up if I improve.
  • 14 months ago


    My admiration for Nimzowitsch increases when I see many of his inventions challenging Dr. Tarrasch. As you say it is an excellent surprise weapon. The fact that this opening is not used by top GMs like Kasparov and Anand gives rise to a suspicion that there must something dubious which we have to unravel before we use it over the board. Thank you for the nice video and analysis.

  • 19 months ago


    good one

  • 24 months ago


    buy premium membership for full vdeos

  • 2 years ago


    why not the full vedio

  • 2 years ago


    2. Nf3, boom. Line destroyed

  • 2 years ago


    @mathew141 You have to be a diamond member not a platinum

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  • 2 years ago


    it seems like white has nothing but bad moves.

  • 2 years ago


    Brilliant video, I occassionaly use this defence myself and I'm in a thematic tournament where this is the opening. After watching this video I definately plan on playing a few more games with this weapon! Smile

  • 2 years ago


    Thanks for the video!  I have taken up the Nimzovich Defense a few months ago.  This helps.  I have a master level friend who employed it with great success for years in correspondence play where one looks to get off the beaten trail.  I saw a comment that 2.Nf3 is the most popular response which is covered in FM Galofre's video.  I must say in practice time and again, everyone chooses e4 and d4 set ups---not 2.Nf3.  Last week someone played 1.e4 Nc6 2.Nc3 and lost against me.

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  • 2 years ago


    thanku very much 4 this useful videoSmile

  • 2 years ago


    tks for the video!

  • 2 years ago


    This is my third time through your lesson.  I needed to know this!  Thanks for the help man.  Rock-n-rolly!!!

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  • 2 years ago


    I normally play 2. Nf3, which wasn't covered at all, but according to the chess explorer, is the most common master move.

  • 2 years ago


    That's the early game plays i do most of the time except i dont get THAT far with it xD now i see the possibilities!

  • 2 years ago


    Great video. thanks.

  • 2 years ago


    it is very instructive and good video.

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