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Alapin [B22]
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By: XChess1971
Bb5 Systems
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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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By: an ordinary chessplayer
GPA
GPA
Grand Prix Attack [B21 & B23]
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By: RoleyPoley
Morra
Morra
Smith-Morra Gambit [B21]
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By: FreeRepublic
Anti-Sicilians Anti-Sicilians
2.c3, Moscow, Rossolimo, Closed, GPA, Morra, etc. [B20-31 & B50-55] with IM Sam Collins
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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
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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 6088 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 6993 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
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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 5639 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 12835 Last Post 08/01/12 at 07:15:12
By: Ender
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A new Anti-sicilian repertoire book.
A new anti-sicilian repertoire book is to be published next year by Everyman chess. :
http://www.everymanchess.com/disp_biog.php?id=120
(At the bottom of the link/page)
◦Published: Apr...

Started 10/09/10 at 01:17:00 by Bogojump
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20 23982 Last Post 04/18/12 at 15:17:03
By: fling
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Sicilian KIA against 2 .. e6
The sequence 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 e6 3 d3 d5 4 Qe2 Nf6 5 g3 Be7 6 Bg2 Nc6 7 0-0 0-0 8 e5 Nd7 9 c4 ( or transpositions) is recommended by Gawain Jones in his latest book.
It has a lot of merit, since the...

Started 03/19/12 at 00:35:30 by RdC
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20 13445 Last Post 03/25/12 at 20:38:52
By: MartinC
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B20: Myers' Variation 1.e4 c5 2.a4
The variation 1.e4 c5 2.a4 was invented by the American opening theoretician and author Hugh Edward Myers (1930-2008), inspired by a discussion in 1958 about 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 with GM Nicolas...

Started 08/17/11 at 22:39:39 by Stefan Buecker
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60 46393 Last Post 09/09/11 at 21:02:30
By: Geck0
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New/interesting responses to Anti Sicilian
Hey Guys,
I am wanting to put together a repertoire against the anti-sicilians that features rare yet aggressive lines.
I am currently playing the Grivas Sicilian and scheveningen Sicilian,...

Started 09/07/11 at 17:05:12 by Reverse
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By: Geck0
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What do you think is the Best Antisicilian?
I am trying to build a repertoire with 1.e4. Eventually I will go with the open sicilian but I want to begin with something I can study without so much theory. I am considering: Close Sicilian, Rossol...

Started 07/20/11 at 16:05:31 by Pingudon
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46 35360 Last Post 07/27/11 at 16:11:19
By: kylemeister
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Question about position...(over 2000s only please)
 
This question is strictly for over 2000s, please don't reply if you're under that. A consistent rating of over 2000 in blitz at ICC or Playchess will suffice. 
I know that some people un...

Started 03/21/11 at 21:36:00 by Uhohspaghettio
8 5786 Last Post 06/24/11 at 19:41:04
By: JamesH
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What is 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 e5? How good is it?
Any ideas about this offbeat Anti-Sicilian line?

Started 06/22/11 at 05:13:18 by Gambit
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By: Gambit
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Avoid being move-ordered
Hi guys!
So, I am a Najdorf player and have always played 2...a6 in reply to 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3. But lately I bought "Experts vs. the Sicilian" and found quite a few interesting and well covered ideas...

Started 05/19/11 at 06:38:15 by Chess_Addict
11 6095 Last Post 06/22/11 at 22:43:32
By: OrangeCounty
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1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 g6
Is there any way White can gain an advantage after 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 g6 without going into the Open Sicilian, 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4? The main alternatives are 3 d4 cxd4 4 Qxd4, 3 c3, and 3 Bc4 (3 Nc3 and 3 c4 ...

Started 11/10/10 at 07:38:13 by Anonymous3
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33 20811 Last Post 05/30/11 at 13:44:26
By: nimzo5
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1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. Nf3 Move order issues
1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. Nf3 
If white plays both the open sicilian and the morra, can he freely choose the one or the other no matter black's reply on move 3?  Is there some drawback to this move...

Started 05/01/11 at 20:36:05 by Highfive
6 6550 Last Post 05/16/11 at 20:57:04
By: Templare2
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KIA vs The Sicilian
Just out of interest, has anyone considered combining a repertoire of KIA lines with Nigel Davies 'Taming the Sicilian' repertoire of fianchetto lines in the open Sicilian?
Seems like an interest...

Started 12/14/08 at 18:14:03 by naughtyknight
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By: HoemberChess
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Anti-Sicilian-Repertoire...for White!!!
Hello,
now we had enough books for black about this theme! I want to have a book for white!
Quote:
A 3.Bb5 (+) Sicilian repertoire book could be a possibility though, some time in the future.

Who wrote t...

Started 10/09/07 at 15:33:53 by wolfsblut
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42 35979 Last Post 04/22/11 at 07:33:23
By: Ametanoitos
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1. e4, c5 2. Nf3, e6 3. c4 ¿!
Anybody knowing what this beast is called (and perhaps some inkling how to tame it) ?

Started 02/09/06 at 15:19:57 by Strptzr
8 9016 Last Post 04/12/11 at 11:02:32
By: nyoke
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