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Alapin [B22]
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By: Paddy
Bb5 Systems
Bb5 Systems
Rossolimo Variation [B23], [B30-1], Moscow Variation & Hybrid [B51-2]
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55 469 Last Post 06/30/20 at 20:14:17
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By: TopNotch
Closed
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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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45 482 Last Post 04/05/20 at 15:42:37
In: Re: 2...a6 against the Gr...
By: RoleyPoley
Morra
Morra
Smith-Morra Gambit [B21]
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By: MNb
Anti-Sicilians Anti-Sicilians
2.c3, Moscow, Rossolimo, Closed, GPA, Morra, etc. [B20-31 & B50-55] with IM Sam Collins
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Beating the Anti-Sicilians by Gallagher
Does anybody know if the repertoire choices in this book are still "valid" (I don't know a better English word) compared to the books by Rogozenko, Palliser and Kotronias?
And could somebody mayb...

Started 03/07/16 at 16:54:04 by TD
3 3657 Last Post 03/19/16 at 22:58:40
By: ChevyBanginStyle
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4. Qxd4 Sicilian for Black
Hi,
What is the best way for Black to play in the main line of the 4. Qxd4 line? (10. Rhe1)
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[Round "?"]
[White "Enter New Ga...|/pgn]
Thanks!

Started 01/14/16 at 18:15:45 by NegiRefutes (Ex Member)
7 5239 Last Post 02/02/16 at 21:35:31
By: Mainline_Novelty
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Move 3 alternatives?
Hi all,
I been wondering, vs the sicilian, after e4 c5, nf3, the based on blacks reply, play either the delayed wing gambit, Smith morra, c3, or maybe bb5. Is it a decent idea? Based on what blac...

Started 01/13/16 at 16:06:06 by Mtal
5 3839 Last Post 01/14/16 at 09:54:03
By: chk
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Beating the Anti-Sicilians By Vassilios Kotronias
As I didn't find by a manual and automatic search any match to the book, this topic is opened here for more than my question. If there is one, moderator please insert this post from the next sentence ...

Started 01/01/16 at 17:41:08 by Jupp53
3 4466 Last Post 01/02/16 at 19:10:13
By: Jupp53
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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. g3
I've been trying to make this idea work. Recently playing White against Peter Wells, he tried 3. .. d5. After the semi forced sequence 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Nc3 Qe6+ 6. Qe2 Nb4 7. Qxe6 Bxe6 8. Bb5+ Bd7 9. B...

Started 12/07/15 at 13:10:09 by RdC
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By: RdC
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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
6 4076 Last Post 11/09/15 at 12:14:56
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 3441 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 3861 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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17 13166 Last Post 04/04/15 at 14:10:39
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 7880 Last Post 03/18/15 at 15:14:56
By: Keano
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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
8 5426 Last Post 01/03/15 at 13:40:09
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 2882 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 13164 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
1 1979 Last Post 06/04/14 at 16:30:21
By: MNb
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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 5221 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 3342 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 5381 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:
Quote:
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 6028 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 8123 Last Post 11/10/12 at 00:43:55
By: Michael Wilde
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