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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.

    (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.
  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
  11. 20 Dec '10 01:32
  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.