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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: Confused_by_Theory
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  (1 Viewing)
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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Beating the Anti-Sicilians
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Speaking of which, Joe Gallagher's "Beating the Anti-Sicilians" was a wonderful book.  I used it to take a couple of half-points off Tal Shaked right before he was World Junior Champion.  Any chanc...

Started 11/06/04 at 05:01:43 by Glenn Snow
3 2603 Last Post 03/05/05 at 15:37:23
By: Beetlejuice
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Poll: Against the Sicilian
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Started 02/14/05 at 17:55:27 by tracke
6 2891 Last Post 02/15/05 at 21:03:02
By: MNb
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How about 4.Qc2 in the 3.c3 variation?
What are the strong points and the weaknesses of the line 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.c3 Nf6 4.Qc2?

Started 01/18/05 at 16:35:30 by creator (Ex Member)
2 1380 Last Post 02/06/05 at 01:09:55
By: Kyle Truhe (Guest)
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advice on delayed wing gambit (2...Nc3 3. b4)
Would anyone have any advice to offer on how to respond as black to what could be called the delayed wing gambit 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc3 3. b4?  I've had to face this occasionally, but haven't found any r...

Started 01/26/05 at 19:10:35 by Robert R Desjarlais (Guest)
3 1623 Last Post 02/05/05 at 01:54:20
By: Kyle Truhe (Guest)
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A trap in the 2.Bc4 Sicilian?
There is a game (Acers-NN) which went: 1.e4 c5 2.Bc4 b6? 3.Bxf7! and Black resigned. Is Black really lost after 3...Kxf7 4.Qh5+ g6 5.Qd5+ e6 6.Qxa8? How about 6...Nc6 with the idea of Qc7 and Bb7, tra...

Started 01/22/05 at 15:15:03 by creator (Ex Member)
1 1553 Last Post 01/22/05 at 20:47:36
By: MNb
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What do you do against 2...e6?
I am an e4 player and against 1.e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6/Nc6 play the Bb5 Sicilian and win almost every time. But what should I do against 2...e6?
I have looked at the KIA but it is not my style. I do not...

Started 07/21/03 at 11:07:23 by not a gm yet (Guest)
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18 6831 Last Post 01/14/05 at 23:20:26
By: lnn2
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Morphy Gambit
1 e4 c5 2 d4 cxd4 3 Nf3 e5
Can anyone provide information on this line for the white side?
The lines analogous to the Morra with an early c3 (4 c3 at the earliest, but maybe delayed for a mo...

Started 10/18/04 at 23:12:05 by nexirae
7 3867 Last Post 10/21/04 at 06:42:20
By: Glenn Snow
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Tactical Anti Sicilian
Hi everybody!
Im buildinge me a new opening reperoire and due to my playing strength (bout 1500 elo) i want to keep it as tactical as possible. So i was wonderng whick anti sicilian is the most t...

Started 07/31/04 at 15:03:47 by oppi
6 2963 Last Post 10/20/04 at 12:51:55
By: X
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6  Rubinstein-Nimzowitsch System
I am looking at a long theoretical line in this interresting opening to use maybe in cr-games.
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e5 Nd5 4.Nc3 e6 5.Nxd5 exd5 6.d4 Nc6 7.dxc5 Bxc5 8.Qxd5 Qb6 9.Bc4 Bxf2+ 10.Ke2 0...

Started 09/09/04 at 21:10:55 by Albert Schenning (Guest)
2 1862 Last Post 09/10/04 at 12:46:02
By: Albert Schenning (Guest)
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The Anti-Anti-sicilian: 1...g6!
Before I get shouted and/or beaten down for posting in the wrong forum, let me discuss this idea.  For a while now I have been using 1...c5 and 2...g6 against 1.e4 with pretty good success.  This has ...

Started 04/30/04 at 19:14:47 by micmus
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By: Michael Ayton
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Sicilian 2.Nc3 g6
This is a rather annoying move for a GPA player to have to face (at least for those of us who only play the GPA after 2...d6).  I was wondering how (After 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 g6) 3.d4 cxd4 (3...Bg7 4.dxc5 Q...

Started 05/06/04 at 07:09:35 by Glenn Snow
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By: Glenn Snow
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The Anti-Anti-Sicilian: 1...g6!
Before I get shouted and/or beaten down for posting in the wrong forum, let me discuss this idea.  For a while now I have been using 1...c5 and 2...g6 against 1.e4 with pretty good success.  This has ...

Started 04/30/04 at 14:57:28 by micmus
2 1999 Last Post 04/30/04 at 14:09:43
By: AmateurDragoneer
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1.e4 c5 2.e5
Yes. Just pushing the pawn. I got this idea cause i didn't like blacks Nf6 anytime. I didn't find a way for black to get this pawn. i didn't find a way for black to play Nf6 anytime. Most players try ...

Started 10/29/03 at 08:38:14 by ChessMunsta (Guest)
13 4811 Last Post 03/25/04 at 13:57:05
By: notagmyet
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Is the bucharest playable?
In the move order, 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 a6!? (the bucharest) Rogozenko believes this gives black a perfectly equal and playable position, however, under closer scrutiny I am wondering i...

Started 02/10/04 at 18:17:57 by teyko
1 1748 Last Post 02/11/04 at 02:59:18
By: X
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Transpositional tricks into Open Sicilians
Hi all
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 , at this point White would typically indicate that he is going to enter either a Closed Sicilian with 3.g3 or (and this is my biggest concern) a delayed GrandPrix Attack wit...

Started 11/05/03 at 19:03:12 by whitecraw
12 5472 Last Post 01/16/04 at 04:12:19
By: alumbrado
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Wing Gambit
So we're talking anti-sicilians huh? Well, while others seek to change the style of the usual open sicilian, we've got the Morra and GPA which white goes for black, usually unafraid of a material defe...

Started 07/15/03 at 21:46:06 by Craig Evans (Guest)
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15 12069 Last Post 12/22/03 at 20:25:07
By: M.Nieuweboer (Guest)
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how well do you as black, handle the Kopec System
anyone can answer this questions im opened to every chess player's line and analyis.thank you!! Grin

Started 11/26/03 at 19:47:22 by mikhailtal3
2 2470 Last Post 11/26/03 at 10:32:48
By: mikhailtal3
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Welcome Message
Welcome to the latest novelty on ChessPublishing.
This is your chance to ask direct questions about any of the openings and to tell everyone else about your ideas. Therefore, I would welcome cont...

Started 01/05/03 at 03:51:59 by IMGaryLane
4 2761 Last Post 09/29/03 at 01:00:30
By: Glenn Snow
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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. b3
I set up a topic on what to do against 2...e6, and alumbrado recommended 3. b3 'and Black should be OK' Well I think White is doing well after 3. b3. After something like 3...d6 4. Bb2 Nc6 5. d4 cd 6....

Started 07/23/03 at 11:00:21 by not a gm yet (Guest)
13 6940 Last Post 09/08/03 at 11:04:35
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