Tag Archives: Nimzo-Indian

Book review (in depth): The Strategic Nimzo-Indian, volume 1

Book review (in depth): The Strategic Nimzo-Indian, volume 1

Posted on 24th December 2013

Ivan Sokolov’s opening books are legendary (Ruy Lopez Revisited, Winning Chess Middlegames, and back in the day a Cadogan monograph on the Classical Nimzo-Indian (4 Qc2)). This one is no exception; I have no hesitation …

Andrew Martin’s Torquay game of the day: round 7

Andrew Martin’s Torquay game of the day: round 7

Posted on 6th August 2013

The round seven game of the day from Torquay chosen by the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, features the Nimzo-Indian Defence. This game was played between GM Peter Wells and GM Keith Arkell. The game …

Obituary ‘Gligo’ – the Light of the World – Gentleman Grandmaster

Obituary ‘Gligo’ – the Light of the World – Gentleman Grandmaster

Posted on 14th August 2012

International Master (1950), International Grandmaster (1951), Svetozar¬†Gligoric has died in Belgrade. He was 89. Born in modest circumstances he grew up in a country torn by war but if he developed a thicker skin it …

The British is in North Shields 8

The British is in North Shields 8

Posted on 31st July 2012

Only two draws on the top tables – neither short – made round eight at the British Chess Championships good for spectators and tough for players. http://britishchesschampionships.co.uk/ G Jones (6) 1-0 J Hawkins (5.5), Nimzo-Indian …

The British is in North Shields 4

The British is in North Shields 4

Posted on 26th July 2012

Gawain Jones was lucky to hang-on to his 100% record in the British here in North Shields. His opponent, Stephen Gordon, blundered when forcing a perpetual, to leave the young grandmaster on the only 4/4 …