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2 c3 Sicilian
2 c3 Sicilian
Alapin [B22]
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By: mn
Bb5 Systems
Bb5 Systems
Rossolimo Variation [B23], [B30-1], Moscow Variation & Hybrid [B51-2]
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By: Syzygy
Closed
Closed
Closed Sicilian [B23-26]
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36 367 Last Post 06/21/17 at 17:27:10
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
GPA
GPA
Grand Prix Attack [B21 & B23]
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45 476 Last Post 11/07/17 at 22:36:02
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By: fling
Morra
Morra
Smith-Morra Gambit [B21]
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30 761 Last Post 11/14/18 at 08:47:05
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By: mn
Anti-Sicilians Anti-Sicilians
2.c3, Moscow, Rossolimo, Closed, GPA, Morra, etc. [B20-31 & B50-55] with IM Sam Collins
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Positional, quiet and solid variations vs Sicilian
Hi,
For White, what are the variations that tend to lead on average to the most positional, solid, safe, quiet, slow, boring and strategic positions (i.e. the least sharp, aggressive and tactical...

Started 07/23/15 at 11:53:06 by Marc Benford
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By: codekiddy
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Non-delayed wing gambit?
What is the point of playing 2.b4 rather than 2.Nf3 and 3.b4? 2.b4 allows this d5 stuff. The only thing that I can think of that 2.b4 avoids is 2...g6. Is there something else?

Started 07/14/15 at 14:43:08 by gauss
4 2957 Last Post 07/23/15 at 17:19:11
By: gauss
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1. e4 c5 2. Sf3 e6 3. g3 a6
This 3. g3 is getting popular, and I was thinking about how a Kan player who is also a Najdorf player can exploit this for an advantage. Even if the Kan player is no Najdorf player, if s/he is willing...

Started 05/17/15 at 04:43:47 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
4 3390 Last Post 06/17/15 at 17:37:50
By: ErictheRed
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2. Nc3 g6 ?
Is it anything wrong with the move order 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 ?
Strange enough Rogozenko doesn't cover it in "Anti Sicilians" when he do cover 2 ... Nc6, 2 ... d6 and 2 ... e6.
Is this the pre...

Started 03/03/08 at 12:38:24 by CheckMate
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By: Fllg
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Move order question: Reaching the Taimanov
Hello everyone,
I wasn't sure where to put this thread. This is as much about anti-sicilians as it is about open sicilians. Anyway, the situation is this:
I consider taking up the sicilian a...

Started 12/28/14 at 16:38:46 by Pale Horse, Pale Rider
14 6907 Last Post 03/18/15 at 15:14:56
By: Keano
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New Anti Sicilian book

Started 05/05/14 at 07:31:17 by najdorfslayer
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By: fling
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Best way to deal with the Prins 5.f3
I would like to know what is the best way to handle this early deviation from d6 Sicilian players...
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. f3
intent on setting up a Maroczy Bind with ...

Started 11/02/12 at 21:31:28 by Michael Wilde
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By: PANFR
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2...d6 4.Qxd4 curiosity
I think this belongs here, but I'm not sure, as I was told that after 3.d4 is not an anti-sicilian anymore.
As I wrote in the other forum, the vast majority of my games with both white and black ...

Started 12/12/14 at 12:03:02 by Furest
4 2531 Last Post 12/14/14 at 18:48:33
By: Vass
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re 2.. E 6 mover order
ok  i am new here sorry if this has been brought up before............... I have a question for you guys. I  play the Moscow and rossolimo  as my main weapons against Sicilian and   i am now working ...

Started 11/08/13 at 00:06:30 by eberthkbg
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18 12018 Last Post 08/08/14 at 16:33:50
By: RdC
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Re: What about a flirt with a Dragón?
OrangeCounty wrote on 06/02/14 at 19:07:20:
This is especially important because THE main Anti-Sicilian line (3 Bb5) just doesn't work against 2...e6, so you'll see a lot of 3 c3.

In his game against Judit Polgar in the London Classic of ...

Started 06/03/14 at 22:47:00 by RdC
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By: MNb
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Best anti-siclians for black: 2...d6 or 2...e6?
I'm doubting about playing the Najdorf or the Taimanov/Kan complex (a la Delchev in his forthcoming book "The most Flexible Sicilian") and I think at my level (2000 ELO) the anti-sicilians play an imp...

Started 04/04/14 at 08:19:03 by gramsci
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By: Keano
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a3 sicilian!
hello, i have been searching the net for some analysis on this 2.a3 sicilian but couldnt find any good source!
do you know if i can find any good book/DVD/article about this opening??
and ...

Started 09/03/11 at 23:29:07 by the nazgul
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18 15362 Last Post 12/07/13 at 13:51:56
By: TalJechin
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The Most Successfull Anti-Sicilian Player (Black)
Hi opening expert!
I'm sicilian Kalashnikov player and I want to study the  games of a great successfull black GM
who has a great reputation of an anti-sicilian's (Bb5,c3, Nc3&Bb5 etc.) cru...

Started 07/11/13 at 10:19:37 by Flashman
5 4858 Last Post 07/12/13 at 11:40:43
By: Flashman
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Sicilian with 2.c4 and 3.Ne2
In blitz someone played this line as White against me:
1.e4 c5 2.c4 Nc6 3.Ne2, and I played 3...g6 allowing 4.d4 making it an accelerated dragon. I like to play the Najdorf so I was wondering wha...

Started 03/15/13 at 11:33:57 by BobbyDigital80
3 3036 Last Post 03/15/13 at 14:21:13
By: kylemeister
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Qe2/Rd1 idea in Sicilian KIA
Using a Kings Indian Attack approach against the Sicilian with 2 .. e6 has been popular since the 1950s, game 1 of Fischer's 60 Memorable Games for instance. The starting move of 3 d3 is a bit suspect...

Started 01/19/13 at 12:38:22 by RdC
11 4777 Last Post 01/20/13 at 18:07:24
By: kylemeister
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The "NEW" English Attack???
Just came across this in Leonard Barden's column http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/dec/07/chess-magnus-carlsen-london-classicin the Guardian newspaper:
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Michael Adams, the UK No1, made a fin...

Does anyone know anything about this

Started 12/07/12 at 20:56:27 by GabrielGale
12 5385 Last Post 12/09/12 at 00:10:20
By: kylemeister
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"The Big Clamp"
Can anyone help me with sourcing info on the "Big Clamp"?
I know IM Lawrence Day wrote a slender book on it (published in the 70s?) but it is hard to get hold of a copy ......
Someone told m...

Started 01/09/10 at 14:30:23 by GabrielGale
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By: ErictheRed
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Which set up do 2...e6 Sicilian players prefer?
Which set up do 2...e6 Sicilian players prefer againt the  Delayed Alapin?  Which do you think give black better chances?  Asking because I just recently took up the Taiminov...
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e...

Started 08/27/12 at 00:05:01 by Michael Wilde
8 7506 Last Post 11/10/12 at 00:43:55
By: Michael Wilde
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Experts on the Anti-Sicilian
Somehow the forum seems to have missed a thread on this book, which is out several months now. At least I couldn´t find anything with the search-function.
A PDF-excerpt can be found here: http://...

Started 05/02/12 at 17:15:14 by Lou_Cyber
4 4745 Last Post 10/14/12 at 23:03:21
By: Vass
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The Kopec system
There is very little material on the Kopec system. I know just one Foxy DVD.
1.e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6/e6/Nc6 3. Bd3 followed by c3 and Bc2.
Or reached via the 2. Nf3-Alapin move order.
Anyone ...

Started 09/10/09 at 10:18:16 by Novosibirsk
6 11360 Last Post 08/01/12 at 07:15:12
By: Ender
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