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  1. 21 Apr '07 01:47
    does anyone have this book and what do you think of it? i bought the book and just finished chapter 1 for the second player is this book worth reading? i thought it was about the nimzo indian but its more like a bunch of side variations is what it seems like. any thoughts?
  2. 21 Apr '07 02:18
    Originally posted by kmac27
    does anyone have this book and what do you think of it? i bought the book and just finished chapter 1 for the second player is this book worth reading? i thought it was about the nimzo indian but its more like a bunch of side variations is what it seems like. any thoughts?
    I know that !~Tony~! bought the Sicilian one for sure, not sure about the NID one though. It's supposed to be sidelines I think, but he seemed to like it and said there were some cool ideas in there.
  3. 21 Apr '07 02:20
    i'm reading it and it has some interesting things in there. i havn't played the nimzo before so its all new to me ;-) but its for more of an attacking or risk taking player which i rather take a risk and lose than lose out of boring play ;-) u know that
  4. 21 Apr '07 02:26
    Originally posted by kmac27
    i'm reading it and it has some interesting things in there. i havn't played the nimzo before so its all new to me ;-) but its for more of an attacking or risk taking player which i rather take a risk and lose than lose out of boring play ;-) u know that
    Well Ward did have a hand in writing it...so I don't doubt that it's for aggressive players.
  5. 21 Apr '07 02:31
    It's a great book but really for two kinds of players. Those who play and are familiar with the black side of the Nimzo or d4,c4,Nf3 players as white. To learn the Nimzo I recommend the Aagaard DVD.
  6. 21 Apr '07 02:37
    i'm more of a book person dvd's bore the hell out of me and i like to be able to open to the page i want and review it quickly.
  7. 21 Apr '07 04:26
    Originally posted by kmac27
    does anyone have this book and what do you think of it? i bought the book and just finished chapter 1 for the second player is this book worth reading? i thought it was about the nimzo indian but its more like a bunch of side variations is what it seems like. any thoughts?
    Not sure about this book but quite a few get sidelines out of the way in the first chapter and I find this annoying when you just want to get into the basics...you could try another chapter. I have Starting Out: the Nimzo-Indian by Chris Ward (Everyman Chess)...it's clear, well laid out and doesn't assume too much knowledge - so I'd recommend it.