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4.f3! against the Nimzo-Indian Sopiko Guramishvili

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Georgian International Master Sopiko Guramishvili shows how to meet the solid Nimzo-Indian Defence (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4) with the sharp and aggressive 4.f3, a favourite of attacking players such as Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.


To give you a complete white repertoire for 4.f3 against the Nimzo-Indian, so you can confidently put your opponents under pressure right from the start of your own games.

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Sopiko introduces the 4.f3 system, a sharp weapon with which to meet one of the most popular defensive setups against 1.d4, the solid Nimzo-Indian Defence.


  • Intro

    00:31 min
  • 4th move alternatives

    22:35 min
  • 4...O-O | Sidelines

    28:58 min
  • 4...0-0 | Main line

    23:39 min
  • 4...d5 | Sidelines

    23:13 min
  • 4...d5, 7...exd5

    29:46 min
  • 4...d5, 7...Nxd5 8.dxc5 f5

    17:56 min
  • 4...d5, 7...Nxd5 8.dxc5 Qa5 9.e4

    32:01 min
  • 4...d5, 7...Nxd5 8.dxc5 Qa5 9.e4 Nf6

    20:08 min
  • 4...c5 5.d5 0-0 6.e4 d6 | Part 1

    22:29 min
  • 4...c5 5.d5 0-0 6.e4 d6 7.Ne2 a6 | Part 2

    21:31 min
  • 4...c5 5.d5 b5 6.e4 d6

    21:22 min
  • 4...c5 5.d5 b5 6.e4 0-0 7.Nh3 d6

    21:39 min
  • 4...c5 5.d5 b5 6.e4 0-0 7.Nh3 bxc4

    26:37 min
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