Definitions

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  • adjective chess Of or pertaining to a particular version of the Indian defense, characterised by the moves d4 Nf6, c4 e6, Nc3 Bb4 in algebraic chess notation.

Etymologies

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From the name of Grandmaster Aron Nimzowitsch and Indian.

Examples

  • Josef Noa (1856-1903) used to play before Aaron Nimzovich (1886-1935) and which Ragozin (1908-1962) re-invented after Nimzovich and the Nimzo-Indian Defense.

    Lubomir Kavalek: When Bobby Fischer Played Chess Like Misha Tal

  • Incidentally, when I studied chess openings everyone played 4. e3 against the Nimzo-Indian.

    World chess championship: Anand wins again

  • Incidentally, when I studied chess openings everyone played 4. e3 against the Nimzo-Indian.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • He played g3 against Anand's Nimzo-Indian and made winning look surprisingly easy.

    Game 10: Kramnik wins at last

  • He played g3 against Anand's Nimzo-Indian and made winning look surprisingly easy.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Meanwhile, Shen Yang and Nadezda Kosintseva are testing the Nimzo-Indian once again, only this time Kosintseva deviated from the earlier game and played the "mainstream" 6...b6.

    2008 Women's World Chess Championship

  • Her decisive quaterfinal victory against Ukraine's Anna Ushenina came in a Nimzo-Indian variation that debuted in a world championship match in 1993 in London.

    Kosteniuk - American Resident

  • Her decisive quaterfinal victory against Ukraine's Anna Ushenina came in a Nimzo-Indian variation that debuted in a world championship match in 1993 in London.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Meanwhile, Shen Yang and Nadezda Kosintseva are testing the Nimzo-Indian once again, only this time Kosintseva deviated from the earlier game and played the "mainstream" 6...b6.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Josef Noa (1856-1903) used to play before Aaron Nimzovich (1886-1935) and which Ragozin (1908-1962) re-invented after Nimzovich and the Nimzo-Indian Defense.

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