Greatest Chess Minds: Aron Nimzowitsch - Part 5

Apr 18, 2012
21 min
Today GM Bojkov highlights another great contribution Nimzowitsch made to the chess community: Developing the theories of the blockade and over-protection as important themes in prophylactic thinking. Here Nimzo employs his own opening (1...Nc6 against 1.e4) and proceeds a deep plan surrounding the d5-square and blockading the bad dark-squared white Bishop.