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e6!? In the 5. c4 Moscow line
I like playing the Moscow, but nearly everyone I play is playing a set-up with e6 after 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5 Bd7 4. Bxd7 Qxd7 5. c4. I'm not able to find even a slight edge for White after Black ...

Started 08/04/16 at 17:15:07 by NegiRefutes
3 554 Last Post 08/15/16 at 09:09:27
By: PANFR
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Rossolimo reference resources
I have been considering:
The Sicilian Rossolimo for White (DVD) by Victor Bologan (2010)
The Rossolimo Sicilian by Victor Bologan (2011)
How to Beat the Sicilian Defence by Gawain Jones...

Started 04/19/16 at 15:39:50 by JEH
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17 2487 Last Post 05/07/16 at 14:03:51
By: GMTonyKosten
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3.Bb5 Sicilian player vs. 2...e6 Sicilian player
Hello,
I am starting to study the 3.Bb5 move as White against the Sicilian. However the third move Bb5 makes sense only against 2...d6 and 2...Nc6 Sicilians.
Which variation for White would ...

Started 04/06/09 at 15:19:41 by fairchess
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25 9233 Last Post 10/09/15 at 07:01:54
By: GabrielGale
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Find a good plan against Caruana's plan
Hello!
Someone may help me to find a good plan against Caruana's plan in the e6 Rossolimo?
<br ...

Started 07/27/15 at 23:09:47 by Flashman
4 1162 Last Post 09/03/15 at 15:59:32
By: MartinC
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3.Bb5 suggestions
Hi!
I'm lifelong French player, who started playing the Kalashnikov (and loving it!), partly inspired by this forum.
My problem is 3.Bb5 though. Do I really have to play 3...g6, as Rogozenko...

Started 08/19/10 at 21:34:15 by TheLazyBrother
7 3765 Last Post 08/03/15 at 18:13:08
By: TonyRo
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What to do against the Rossolimo 3.Bb5
After 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 I've been playing Bg7. However, after Bxc6 and dxc6, I've been playing the set up with pawn on e5 and re-organize my position. I haven't had the best luck with this. I...

Started 01/28/12 at 02:10:49 by kobesarmy
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16 9350 Last Post 06/18/15 at 21:02:40
By: kylemeister
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Kornev on Rossolimo/Moscow
chess-stars.com has announced a new book on Bb5 Sicilians, presumably a repertoire book for white !?
The Strongest Anti-Sicilian: Rossolimo and Moscow Attack.
by Alexei Kornev
Expected in February 2015.
...

Started 11/15/14 at 13:02:23 by tracke
14 6016 Last Post 04/05/15 at 22:29:20
By: AKornev - Ex Member
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Bb5 books and dvds?
Hi all,
Well in my quest not to play the main line Sicilian, I was thining of taking a look at Bb5.
I was wondering, what are the good bb5 dvd's and books out there? It seems that through ou...

Started 06/17/14 at 17:30:28 by Mtal
2 1310 Last Post 06/17/14 at 18:47:15
By: Fllg
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1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nd4 4.Bc4 ... a6!?
I played Vigorito's suggested 4...a6, not really knowing this variation. The first 10 moves ended with the same position as that in the e-book line.
I managed to draw with my 200+ graded opponen...

Started 03/24/10 at 13:09:47 by TicklyTim
6 4865 Last Post 01/15/14 at 13:47:21
By: Vass
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Problem with the Rossolimo
I really don't understand why everybody (Jones, Bologan, Van Wely...) today suggest playing following line:
1.e4 c5
2.Sf3 Sc6
3.Lb5 d6
4.Lc6 bc
5.0-0 Lg4
6.h3 Lh5
7....

Started 12/04/12 at 23:51:23 by Ilya_Colima
1 1844 Last Post 12/05/12 at 00:44:18
By: TN
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Sources on 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nc6
I play sicilian najdorf, and sometimes acc.dragon. Rossolimo and Moscow variations are tons of theory. I'm looking for a simple solution to avoid theory for Rossolimo and Moscow. Is there any good sou...

Started 08/01/12 at 14:49:19 by Ender
2 2003 Last Post 08/01/12 at 16:09:45
By: Ender
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Bologan book on the Rossolimo
Has anyone got this book yet ? I've been waiting for it since the dvd came out and I'm still waiting thanks to delays at BookDepository.com. I've seen the book when I recently got a chance to call in ...

Started 05/17/11 at 15:51:50 by Laramonet
7 5366 Last Post 09/28/11 at 00:02:27
By: up and comer
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Bologan DVD on Rossolimo
http://www.chessbase.com/shop/product.asp?pid=505
Bologan is getting rather prolific. I like his style though. Much more serious than other CB DVD presenters.
I've played the Rossolimo quite...

Started 05/12/10 at 10:11:28 by Alias
9 6950 Last Post 03/04/11 at 08:02:28
By: Alias
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GM Repetoire 6: Resulting Endgame
I'm going through the 3. Bb5 chapter.
On pg. 126 in the reference Ulibin-Kosintseva is given:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. O-O Nc6 6. c3 Nf6 7. d4 Nxe4 8.
d5 Ne5 9. R...

Started 12/16/10 at 01:36:24 by XNetman
2 1740 Last Post 02/01/11 at 09:49:51
By: Keano
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2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5!?
I've been smashed by a Grandmaster in a simul...
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Bb5 Nd4 5 e5 Nxb5 6 Nxb5 Nd5 7 Ng5 f6 8 Ne4!
I remembered reading about this line before, up until f6.  But Ne4...

Started 01/31/04 at 19:53:18 by nexirae
9 5732 Last Post 10/23/10 at 12:26:22
By: TN
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Navigating the Rossolimo Tabiya
I had some questions on the position after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 e6 4.0-0 Nge7, one of the critical positions of the entire Rossolimo complex:
a) Of White's main moves, 5.Re1, 5.b3, 5.Nc3 and 5...

Started 02/22/10 at 12:43:40 by TN
2 2213 Last Post 03/22/10 at 13:48:24
By: TonyRo
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Nyezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack
In his book Palliser referred to the game Llabollita- Liascovich (Buenos Aires 2002):
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 d6 4. O-O Bd7 5. Re1 Nf6 6. c3 a6 7. Bf1 Bg4 8. d3
e6 9. Nbd2 Be7 10. h3 Bh5 ...

Started 10/03/09 at 20:25:34 by raspoutine
3 3092 Last Post 11/08/09 at 19:35:50
By: Leo Chessi
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Best material against 3. Bb5 (+)
Hi,
I'm searching some material against 3.Bb5 (+). Since I'm planning to play the classical, it doesn't matter if it's for 2...d6 or 2...Nc6.
I've the Rogozenko, but I find the lines he give...

Started 10/27/09 at 21:36:18 by Alluren
3 2482 Last Post 10/30/09 at 14:08:41
By: Alluren
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Moscow
Hi, what do people think is the best follow-up for White in the following line:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. O-O Nc6 6. c3 Nf6 7. d4 Nxe4 8. d5 Ne5 9. Re1 Nxf3+ 10. Qxf3 Nf6 ?<...

Started 10/06/09 at 20:08:47 by Glen_Rotten
2 1741 Last Post 10/07/09 at 09:14:51
By: parisestmagique
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Facing 3.Bb5 with 3..g6 and having problems...
I face 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 with ..g6 and try and play the main line (dxc6) as I see it (Rogozenko's). I know of the knight manoeuvres, but the position doesn't really seem very threatening.
A...

Started 06/25/09 at 12:10:16 by TicklyTim
14 5066 Last Post 09/01/09 at 14:06:51
By: Markovich
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