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  1. 19 Dec '10 04:33
    I just played this blitz and my question is does it have a name? Is there any theory on it?

    I ended up having using a lot of time early then slowly got worse after I had to speed up. I lost.
  2. 19 Dec '10 04:36
    I believe this is the mexican defense (or the knights tango) Silman has some articles on it and there are a few books on it(one just called tango I believe)
  3. 19 Dec '10 04:44 / 1 edit
    1.e4 Nc6 is called 'Nimzo's other defence' a really naff name.

    I advocated calling it the Black Diamond Bay Openening because
    I was listening to that track whilst noting up the game in the blog.

    http://www.redhotpawn.com/blog/blogread.php?blogpostid=35

    (I don't think it will catch on but anything is better than 'Nimzo's Other Defence.'

    The Knights Tango comes about from . d4 Nf6 2. c4 Nc6

  4. 19 Dec '10 04:44
    This is called the Nimzowitsch or Nimzovich defense but I don`t know how to spell it.
  5. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    19 Dec '10 04:46
    Nimzowitsch Defence ECO B00
  6. 19 Dec '10 04:47
    B00 sounds like a very scary opening.
  7. 19 Dec '10 05:07
    A good article on here with some theory.

    http://www.soszynski.btinternet.co.uk/sccc/nimzo.html
  8. 19 Dec '10 16:22
    i was tempted to say Chigorin.

    what is the difference between the two?
  9. 19 Dec '10 16:35
    tchigorin : d4 d5 c4 Nc6
    2 knights tango : d4 Nf6 c4 Nc6
    nimzowitch : e4 Nc6
  10. 19 Dec '10 17:33
    Originally posted by shorbock
    tchigorin : d4 d5 c4 Nc6
    2 knights tango : d4 Nf6 c4 Nc6
    nimzowitch : e4 Nc6
    thanks
  11. 20 Dec '10 01:32
    Thanks.
  12. 20 Dec '10 01:51
    First successful attempt with it so far.

  13. 13 Jan '11 19:23 / 2 edits
    another one down with it. Kind of a sloppy game. Moved at blitz speed but it was a 1 day N/A CC game. The end of the game is somewhat instructive.