The House of Staunton

Incredible Savings on One-of-a-Kind Items

X

Chess Explained - The Nimzo-Indian

A New Approach to Understanding the Chess Openings

Product Code: B0092GB


Publisher: Gambit
Author: Reinaldo Vera
Year of Publication: 2008

Pages: 112
Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


Book Description

Chess Explained books provide an understanding of an opening and the middlegames to which it leads, enabling you to find the right moves and plans in your own games. It is as if you were sitting at the board with a chess coach answering your questions about the plans for both sides, the ideas behind particular moves, and what specific knowledge you need to have.

The Nimzo-Indian is one of the most important of all chess openings, and popular at all levels of play. Together with the Queen's Indian (also covered in this series), the Nimzo has provided the backbone of the opening repertoire of a large portion of the world's top players over the last 80 years. It is considered a fully reliable defence, and provides winning chances for both sides as it leads to structures of great strategic variety and complexity. Key battlegrounds in the Nimzo include the blockade, IQP positions, the handling of unbalanced pawn-structures, and the struggle between bishop and knight. All these topics are covered in depth in this book, and an understanding of them will prove valuable in a much broader context than just the Nimzo-Indian.

Reinaldo Vera comes from Cuba and gained his grandmaster title in 1988. He has won the Cuban Championship on two occasions and was a member of the Cuban national team for more than two decades. Vera graduated from Havana University, and has written for many chess magazines, including New in Chess, Jaque and Peon de Rey. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer, and the coach of the Cuban team.

Regular Price: $23.95

Our Price: $11.98



Only 1 Left - Act Now!


Media Mail Eligible

Media Mail® shipping from the US Postal Service is the cost-effective way to ship Books, Software and DVDs. With shipping rates starting at only 4.00, it's the most affordable shipping method available.

Specifications

Shopworn N/A
ISBN 1904600727
Manufacturer Gambit Publishing
Author(s) Reinaldo Vera
Pages 112 Pages
Publication Date Mar 11, 2008
Notation Type FAN - Figurine
Popular Collections N/A
Popular Series Chess Explained
Hardcover? N/A
Clearance Chess Books
Media Mail Eligible Yes

Available Upgrades

Reviews

Tell us what you think about this item!

Related Products

  • Starting Out - Nimzo-Indian Catalog Code: B0023EM
    The Nimzo-Indian is one of the soundest and most popular defences against 1 d4, offering Black the chance to unbalance the game early on and play for a win without undue risk. Advocates include virtually all of the world's top players, including Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand and Anatoly Karpov. In this revolutionary book, Grandmaster Chris Ward revisits the basic principles behind the Nimzo-Indian and its many variations.
    img

    Starting Out - Nimzo-Indian

    Our Price: $23.95
  • Play the Nimzo-Indian Catalog Code: B0069EM
    The Nimzo-Indian is one of Black's most universally popular and respectable answers to 1 d4. It could be said that no other opening allows Black to play for a win from such a sound positional basis, while its flexibility gives rise to a multitude of different positions rich in tactical and positional play.
    img

    Play the Nimzo-Indian

    Our Price: $24.95
  • Nimzo-Indian Defense: The Easy Way - Jacob Aagaard Catalog Code: WIN0090CB
    On this DVD Danish IM Jacob Aagaard introduces you to the secrets of the Nimzoindian Defence.
    img

    Nimzo-Indian Defense: The Easy Way - Jacob Aagaard

    Our Price: $32.95
  • How to Play Nimzo Catalog Code: WIN0163CB
    The Nimzo-Indian can well be called the opening of the world champions.
    img

    How to Play Nimzo

    Our Price: $27.95

What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

lb