E58: Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, main line with 8...Bxc3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O Nc6 8. a3 Bxc3 9. bxc3

Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, main line with 8...Bxc3

E58 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 2176
Last Played: Feb 2021
Overall score:
31.7%40.8%27.5%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Svetozar Gligoric 37 games
Rainer Knaak 25 games
Jan Hein Donner 21 games
Black  
Aleksandar Matanovic 18 games
Yuri L Averbakh 18 games
Boris V Spassky 16 games

Possible continuations:

9... dxc4  1175
32 % 42 % 26 %
9... Qc7  792
29.2 % 41.3 % 29.5 %
9... b6  149
43 % 30.9 % 26.2 %
9... Re8  26
26.9 % 30.8 % 42.3 %
9... Na5  11
18.2 % 63.6 % 18.2 %
9... cxd4  8
50 % 25 % 25 %
9... Qa5  5
40 % 40 % 20 %
9... a6  4
25 % 25 % 50 %
9... Qe7  3
66.7 % 33.3 %