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Prasanna Kumar
Prasanna Kumar
02.17.2023
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Prasanna Kumar
02.17.2023

Nimzo-Indian Defense is named after Aron Nimzowitsch, a Latvian chess grandmaster who was one of the leading players of the early 20th century. The Nimzo-Indian Defense was first played by Nimzowitsch in the 1920s, and it quickly became a popular opening among top-level players.

WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
05.21.2019
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WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
05.21.2019

Opening Repertoire: One of the most troubling decisions is to design your opening repertoire. The idea of having a perfect set of weapons against each of the opponent’s possible choices gives us peace of mind. However, there is a huge gap between how we picture this in our head and how it actually works in […]

WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
01.05.2018
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WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
01.05.2018

Slav Defense begins after the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 and is one of the most popular choices against the Queen’s Gambit. This defense bears its name due to the number of masters from Slavic countries that started developing it and introduced it into tournament practice. Some of them were Alekhine, Bogoljubow, and Vidmar. The […]

WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
09.21.2016
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WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
09.21.2016

Torre attack against the Fianchetto Defenses has been already studied once. It is time to have a look inside the equally popular Nimzo / Queen’s Indian tandem.