Play the 4. f3 Nimzo-Indian

    The Most Aggressive Response to the Nimzo Explained by One of it's Leading Exponents

    Play the 4. f3 Nimzo-Indian

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    Publication Date: January 1, 2005
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 128 Pages

    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: Yuri Yakovich
    Year of Publication: 2004

    Pages: 128
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)

    Book DescriptionThe Nimzo-Indian is an extremely popular and reliable defence, upon which most world champions have relied at some point in their careers. Black controls the vital e4-square with his pieces, and retains total flexibility with his central pawns. By playing 4. f3, White challenges Black's idea head-on. Either Black grants White control of e4, or else he must commit his pawn to d5, whereupon White can begin concrete action in the center. The result is sharp, forcing play of a type that is rare in the early stages of most Nimzo-Indians. 4. f3 is an excellent choice for ambitious players who are willing to prepare carefully, as it can be used to steamroller opponents who have not worked out an accurate response.
    The 4. f3 Nimzo enjoyed a period of great popularity in the early 1990s, following a number of spectacular victories by the teenage Alexei Shirov. However, good responses were found and the line's popularity declined. A number of players quietly worked away at revitalizing 4. f3, and it is now once again a potent weapon. Following its period out of the limelight, it has now regained its surprise value, which will be greatly valued by club players wishing to spring 4. f3 on their opponents. 

    About the Author: Yuri Yakovich is a well-known grandmaster and chess trainer from Samara, Russia. His tournament victories include Gistrup 1997 and San Antonio 1999 and 2001.

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