(E2-5) Nimzo-Indian: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3
(Jukka Joutsi * up-dated: 28.11.2016)

E20 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. miscellaneous (or 3. Nc3 c5) *** (not: 3. Nc3 d5 * D35-69) .

E21 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3


E22 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qb3 c5 5. dxc5 -- not Nc6

E23 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qb3 c5 5. dxc5 Nc6


E24 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 c5 6. f3 d5 7. not cxd5.

E25 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 c5 6. f3 d5 7. cxd5.

E26 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 c5 6. e3

E27 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 0-0 6. not e3

E28 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 0-0 6. e3 c5 7. Bd3 -- not Nc6

E29 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 0-0 6. e3 c5 7. Bd3 Nc6


E30 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bg5 h6 5. d5 -- not d6

E31 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bg5 h6 5. d5 d6


E32 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 -- not Nc6, d5 or c5.

E33 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 Nc6

E34 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 -- not exd5

E35 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 exd5

E36 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. a3 Bxc3 6. Qxc3 -- not Ne4

E37 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. a3 Bxc3 6. Qxc3 Ne4

E38 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. dxc5 -- not 0-0

E39 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. dxc5 0-0


E40 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 -- not c5, b6 or 0-0

E41 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 c5 5. not Ne2

E42 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 c5 5. Ne2

E43 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. not Ne2

E44 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. Ne2 -- not Ba6

E45 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. Ne2 Ba6

E46 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. not Bd3 or Nf3

E47 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Bd3 -- not d5

E48 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Bd3 d5 6. a3 -- not Bc3

E49 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Bd3 d5 6. a3 Bc3


E50 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Nf3 -- not d5

E51 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 -- not b6 or c5

E52 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 b6

E53 ~ 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. 0-0 -- not dxc4 or Nc6

E54 ~ ---- 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. 0-0 dxc4 8. Bc4 -- not Nbd7

E55 ~ ---- 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. 0-0 dxc4 8. Bc4 Nbd7

E56 ~ ---- 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. 0-0 Nc6 8. a3 dxc4 9. Bc4 -- not cxd4

E57 ~ ---- 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. 0-0 Nc6 8. a3 dxc4 9. Bc4 cxd4

E58 ~ ---- 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. 0-0 Nc6 8. a3 Bxd3 9. bxc3 -- dxc4

E59 ~ ---- 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. 0-0 Nc6 8. a3 Bxd3 9. bxc3 dxc4 (10. Bxc4 * Main-line)-

E20:

(1.d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) 3. Nc3 c5:

4. Be3:

4. e4:

4. Bg5:

* * *


(1.d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. miscellaneous :

4. f3:

4. Bd2:

E21: --1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3

4. --- b6

Different move order: 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 b6 3. c4 b6 4. Nc3 (E12) Bb4 (E21):


E24: -- 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 c5 6. f3 d5 7. not cxd5

E38: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. dxc5 -- not 0-0

early divergencies:

5. e3:

E39: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. dxc5 0-0

E40: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 -- not c5, b6 or 0-0

(Jukka Joutsi, Finland-Saul Lucena, Venezuela * "Nine" * 2016): 1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 Ne4 5. Qc2 Qh4 6. Nf3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 Qg4 8. Ne5 Qf5 9. g4 Qg5 10. Qxe4 d5 11. cxd5 O-O 12. Ba3 Re8 13. dxe6 Bxe6 14. Qxb7 Nd7 15. h4 Qd8 16. Bg2 Rb8 17. Nc6 Rxb7 18. Nxd8 Rxd8 19. Bxb7 Bxg4 20. Rg1 Bf5 21. f3 h5 22. e4 Be6 23. d5 Bh3 24. Rg3 Nb6 25. Rxh3 Na4 26. Kd2 f5 27. Rg3 f4 28. Rg5 g6 29. Rxg6+ Kf7 30. Rag1 Nb6 31. Rg7+ Kf6 32. R1g6+ Ke5 33. Re7++ 1-0.

E46: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 0-0 5. not Bd3 or Nf3

[Jukka Joutsi, Finland-Rami Lehti, Finland * "Black Coffee ~ friendly" * 2016]: 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 Nf6 5. Bd2 O-O 6. a3 Ba5 7. b4 Bb6 8. c5 Bxc5 9. bxc5 Nc6 10. Bd3 g6 11. f4 b6 12. cxb6 cxb6 13. Nf3 a5 14. Ne5 Nxe5 15. fxe5 Nd7 16. Qg4 f5 17. exf6 Qxf6 18. Rf1 Qe7 19. e4 Ba6 20. Bxa6 Rxa6 21. Rxf8+ Kxf8 22. e5 Kg7 23. Nb5 h5 24. Qf4 Kg8 25. Qg5 Qxg5 26. Bxg5 Kg7 27. Rc1 Nf8 28. Rc7+ Kg8 29. Bf6 Ra8 30. Rg7+ Kh8 31. Nd6 1-0.

E59: --- 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. 0-0 Nc6 8. a3 Bxd3 9. bxc3 dxc4 (10. Bxc4 * Main-line)

10. --- Qc7 11. Be2

10. --- Qc7 11. Bd3


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