E40: Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Taimanov variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 Nc6

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Taimanov variation

E40 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 409
Last Played: Nov 2021
Overall score:
35%37.4%27.6%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Igor Jelen 6 games
Svetozar Gligoric 5 games
Mikhail Botvinnik 5 games
Black  
Nukhim N Rashkovsky 23 games
Mark E Taimanov 22 games
Ana Matnadze 21 games

Possible continuations:

5. Nge2  149
34.9 % 35.6 % 29.5 %
5. Bd3  144
38.2 % 36.8 % 25 %
5. Nf3  83
30.1 % 37.3 % 32.5 %
5. Bd2  11
45.5 % 54.5 %
5. Qc2  10
30 % 40 % 30 %
5. a3  7
14.3 % 57.1 % 28.6 %
5. Qb3  3
33.3 % 33.3 % 33.3 %