Chess: Learn to Play the Nimzo Indian Defense

Greg Vanderford, Knowledge is Power!

Play Speed
  • 0.5x
  • 1x (Normal)
  • 1.25x
  • 1.5x
  • 2x
16 Lessons (2h 6m)
    • 1. Nimzo Indian Defense Promo

      2:28
    • 2. Lesson 1 Nimzo Indian Intro

      4:39
    • 3. Lesson 2 The Saemisch Variation

      8:36
    • 4. Lesson 3 Saemisch Variation with Best Play

      4:56
    • 5. Lesson 4 The Saemisch Variation with Ne4

      6:40
    • 6. Lesson 5 Taking the Initiative From White

      6:34
    • 7. Lesson 6 The Rubenstein Variation

      6:26
    • 8. Lesson 7 The Rubenstein Poisoned Pawn Variation

      7:14
    • 9. Lesson 8 The Rubenstein with Best Play

      11:22
    • 10. Lesson 9 The Gligoric System

      14:59
    • 11. Lesson 10 The Gligoric Variation with Best Play

      6:14
    • 12. Lesson 11 The Kasparov Variation

      7:12
    • 13. Lesson 12 The Kasparov Variation with Best Play

      11:10
    • 14. Lesson 13 The f3 Variation

      11:20
    • 15. Lesson 14 f3 Variation with e4

      13:44
    • 16. Lesson 15 Nimzo Indian Conclusion

      2:04

Project Description

Join an online chess platform like Chess.com and play at least 5 games using the Nimzo Indian Defense. Download the PGNs from those games (record of the moves) and share with the class. What were your results?

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