ECO E20: Nimzo-Indian defence

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4



Nimzo-Indian defence

E20 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 69451
Last Played: Apr 2016
Overall score:
33.7%36.5%29.8%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Svetozar Gligoric 364 games
Jan Hein Donner 218 games
Aleksej Aleksandrov 213 games
Black  
Viktor Korchnoi 174 games
Ivan Farago 163 games
Anatoly Karpov 149 games

Possible continuations:

4. e3  26971
33.9 % 37.5 % 28.6 %
4. Qc2  22724
33.5 % 38.8 % 27.7 %
4. Nf3  5464
33.9 % 37.7 % 28.3 %
4. f3  3892
38.2 % 31.1 % 30.7 %
4. Bg5  3327
32.7 % 29.6 % 37.7 %
4. a3  3101
33.4 % 27.2 % 39.3 %
4. Bd2  1675
23.7 % 28.4 % 47.9 %
4. g3  1365
32.6 % 40.1 % 27.3 %
4. Qb3  852
35.2 % 32.9 % 31.9 %
4. Bf4  30
26.7 % 30 % 43.3 %
4. Qd3  19
36.8 % 31.6 % 31.6 %
4. Qd2  13
46.2 % 38.5 % 15.4 %
4. e4  8
37.5 % 50 %
4. h4  3
66.7 % 33.3 %
4. Nh3  2
100 %
4. d5  2
100 %