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.
In this book GM Vera explains how to play the Black pieces in the Nimzo-Indian. He provides a repertoire of ideas and specific variations against all White's main sets ups including the Capablanca System (4.Qc2), the Rubinstein System (4.e3), the Saemisch System (4.a3 or 4.f3), the Leningrad System (4.Bg5) and others. He uses recently played, annotated games to illustrate the key ideas the Nimzo-Indian with strategic motifs such as the blockade, the IQP and the bishop v knight struggle.
Reinaldo Vera is a Grandmaster from Cuba and FIDE senior trainer.
Published 2008, softback, 111 pages.Sample pages (pdf)