Category Archives: Nimzo-Indian
More on the Sigeman 2012 Tournament
Some background(Swedish language)
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GM Rapport kept the queens on for the maximum tension playing the white side of a g3 Nimzo-Indian. He was finally rewarded for persistence in the sharp QR-QR phase when GM Short loosened his king’s position and allowed a devastating attack.
Rapport,R (2674) – Short,N (2681)
21st Sigeman & Co Malmo SWE (2.2), 23.05.2013
White has a strong attack going. What do you recommend for white now?
Here is Rapport’s rd12 win over the veteran GM Timman.
Black got caught uncastled in the opening and then loosened the king’s position with some risky play which allowed Rapport to swoop in.
Black has initiated kingside counterplay with 21…h5. How should white respond?
White to Play