Make Constant Threats: Amazing Games for Beginners -- Part 2

Aug 12, 2014
16 min
FM Elliot Liu continues his analysis of an instructive Aron Nimzowitsch game on the art of keeping the initiative. The game starts with an amazing string of moves by Nimzowitsch that improves his position while keeping his opponent occupied and reacting to threats. Watch how Nimzowitsch magically turns a dormant rook into a monster in two moves, then optimizes his other pieces. If you’ve ever seen a good knight vs. a bad bishop, you will recognize the power of Nimzo's ultimate plan.