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Chess Openings - Nimzo Indian or Queen's Indian
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Previous position

Nimzo Indian or Queen's Indian?

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6

Black's last move announced that the King's Bishop will be developed on the a3-f8 diagonal. White can play 3.Nc3, allowing an immediate pin on b4, or White can play 3.Nf3, forcing Black to find a useful move.

Black will also have the moves c5 and d5 available, transposing into other variations.

Next move?

3.Nc3 Bb4

3.Nf3 b6

(Back to initial position.)