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The Nimzo-Indian Defence continues to be one of the most important chess openings, an immensely popular choice both at club level as well as with almost all top players. It is a solid but flexible opening which gives rich tactical and positional play with winning chances for both sides.
In this ground-breaking and well-structured book, one of today's greatest Nimzo-Indian experts, Ivan Sokolov, presents a complete guide to the important 4.e3(Rubinstein) Variation and clearly explains the plans and counterplans for both sides.
The Rubinstein is the historical main line and the most consistently popular. It requires a through positional understanding and Sokolov, renowned author of Winning Chess Middlegames: An Essential Guide to Pawn Structures, clearly presents the ideas, structures and plans in the various continuations.
Besides in-depth explanations of strategy and concepts The Strategic Nimzo-Indian also contains quite a few new ideas and previously unknown resources for both Black and White. Ivan Sokolov not only provides you with crucial up-to-date information and strategic lessons in the Nimzo-Indian Defence; after studying this book you will have become a better allround chess player as well.