Nimzo-Indian: Help!!!

  • #1

    I am having an extremely hard time facing the nimzo-indian.

    Please! Help!!

  • #2

    So does everybody .. it is considered one of the best defences against d4. There is no refutation and not even a sure way to get advtange.

    It is not for no reason that many people play Nf3 to enter the queen indian

  • #3

    Nf3 is genneraly considered better for simpler play

  • #4

    Try the Samisch. I play the Nimzo as black and find that I have the most trouble playing against that.

  • #5

    can you show me it?

  • #6
  • #7

    k. Sorry but could you go deeper into the line?

  • #8

    Well, I don't really know much about it, but you can use the game explorer or chessbase if you have it to look at some games in that line

  • #9

    isn't the samisch the line in the kings indian not the nimzo?

  • #10

    ya that's what i thought but who knows? I guess.

  • #11

    It can be played against either one.

  • #12

    the samisch works alot better on the King's Indian

  • #13

    go for the Rubinstein Variation



  • #14

    As one who's played the NID at every opportunity in OTB tournaments, rapid, blitz, and correspondence for more than 30 years, I find it most challenging to play against a patient and methodical White playing the Rubinstein Variation.

    I still believe Black is fine, and still play the Nimzo when I know the opponent plays the Rubinstein, but it is the approach I've found toughest, and in recent years I settled on it as White for that reason.

  • #15

    i play rubenstein and ıt works.

  • #16

    Why did you do a 16 move puzzle instead of a game diagram?

    Rubinstein Variation was named after the great Arthur Rubinstein.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEl9zn8JPW8

  • #17
    ClavierCavalier wrote:

    Why did you do a 16 move puzzle instead of a game diagram?

    Rubinstein Variation was named after the great Arthur Rubinstein.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEl9zn8JPW8

    No, it was Akiba Rubinstein.

  • #18

    lol

  • #19

    I dont understand why Black goes d5-c5 in Rubinstein variation.. It helps white undouble his pawns and allows him to open the position where the two bishops will be a advantage.. I think black is better with something like this



  • #20

    With a colle-zukertort type position with colours reversed

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