Nimzo-Indian Defence (E20 – E59)

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Guide

E20

Nimzo-Indian Defence

E20 Nimzo-Indian Defence

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4

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E20

E21

Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights Variation

E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights Variation

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3

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E21

E22

Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation

E22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qb3

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E23

Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 4...c5, 5.dxc5 Nc6

E23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 4...c5, 5.dxc5 Nc6

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qb3 c5 5. dxc5 Nc6

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E23

E24

Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation

E24 Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3

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E24

E25

Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation, Keres Variation

E25 Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation, Keres Variation

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 c5 6. f3 d5 7. cxd5

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E25

E26

Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation, 4.a3 Bxc3+ 5.bxc3 c5 6.e3

E26 Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation, 4.a3 Bxc3+ 5.bxc3 c5 6.e3

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 c5 6. e3

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E26

E27

Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation, 5...0-0

E27 Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation, 5...0-0

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 O-O

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E28

Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation, 6.e3

E28 Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation, 6.e3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 O-O 6. e3

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E29

Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation, Main line

E29 Nimzo-Indian, Sämisch Variation, Main line

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 0-0 6. e3 c5 7. Bd3 Nc6

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E29

E30

Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad Variation

E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad Variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bg5

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E30

E31

Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad Variation, Main line

E31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad Variation, Main line

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Bg5 h6 5.Bh4 c5 6.d5 d6

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E32

Nimzo-Indian, Classical Variation (4.Qc2)

E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical Variation (4.Qc2)

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2

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E32

E33

Nimzo-Indian, Classical Variation, 4...Nc6

E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical Variation, 4...Nc6

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 Nc6

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E33

E34

Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation (4...d5)

E34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation (4...d5)

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5

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E34

E35

Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cxd5 exd5

E35 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cxd5 exd5

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 exd5

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E36

Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.a3

E36 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.a3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. a3

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E36

E37

Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, Main line, 7.Qc2

E37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, Main line, 7.Qc2

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 Ne4 7. Qc2

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E37

E38

Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5

E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5

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E39

Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation

E39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. dxc5 0-0

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E39

E40

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3

E40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3

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E40

E41

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5

E41 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 c5

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E41

E42

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)

E42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 c5 5. Ne2

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E42

E43

Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation

E43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6

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E44

Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Nge2

E44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Nge2

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. Nge2

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E45

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation

E45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. Ne2 Ba6

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E46

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 0-0

E46 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 0-0

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0

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E46

E47

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 0-0, 5.Bd3

E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 0-0, 5.Bd3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3

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E48

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 0-0, 5.Bd3 d5

E48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 0-0, 5.Bd3 d5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5

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E48

E49

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System

E49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Bd3 d5 6. a3 Bxc3+

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E49

E50

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 0-0, 5.Nf3, without ...d5

E50 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 0-0, 5.Nf3, without ...d5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3

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E50

E51

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 0-0, 5.Nf3 d5

E51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 0-0, 5.Nf3 d5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5

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E51

E52

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6

E52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6

 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 b6

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E53

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...c5

E53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...c5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5

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E53

E54

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System with 7...dxc4

E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System with 7...dxc4

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O dxc4 8. Bxc4

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E54

E55

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation

E55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. 0-0 dxc4 8. Bxc4 Nbd7

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E56

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6

E56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O Nc6

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E57

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...dxc4 and 9...Bxc4 cxd4

E57 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...dxc4 and 9...Bxc4 cxd4

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. 0-0 Nc6 8. a3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 cxd4

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E58

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3

E58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O Nc6 8. a3 Bxc3 9. bxc3

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E59

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line

E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O Nc6 8. a3 Bxc3 9. bxc3 dxc4 10. Bxc4

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