pdf file with a sample from the book
The 4 f3 Nimzo enjoyed a period of great popularity in the early 1990s, following a number of spectacular victories by the teenage Alexei Shirov. However, good responses were found and the line's popularity declined. A number of players quietly worked away at revitalizing 4 f3, and it is now once again a potent weapon. Following its period out of the limelight, it has now regained its surprise value, which will be greatly valued by club players wishing to spring 4 f3 on their opponents.
Yuri Yakovich is an experienced grandmaster and renowned trainer from the Russian city of Samara. His numerous tournament victories include three consecutive triumphs at Santo Antonio during 1999-2001. Yakovich has played the 4 f3 Nimzo-Indian frequently during his career, and has made important contributions to its theory. This is his second chess book for Gambit; see also The Complete Sveshnikov Sicilian.