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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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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 10117 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 35953 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
6 5153 Last Post 09/09/11 at 09:21:06
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 28397 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 4543 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
10 5718 Last Post 06/24/11 at 17:42:51
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 4676 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 16702 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 5400 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
11 7945 Last Post 05/03/11 at 08:41:55
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 29610 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 7631 Last Post 04/12/11 at 11:02:32
By: nyoke
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A Nice Game On Nanu Gambit.
[Event "VCL Masters II R2: Sac, Sac, Mate! vs. I"]
[Site "Chess.com"]
[Date "2010.08.21"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Sac, Sac"]
[Black "Indian Marauders"]
[Result "1-0"]
[E...

Started 03/20/11 at 06:44:52 by Master Om
7 5086 Last Post 03/24/11 at 09:53:10
By: MNb
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What can be learned from 2. Na3 vs. the Sicilian
I don't see any "world class" (2690+) players using 2. Na3 in the last 5 years.  So the flirtation is over, but can we find a pattern against which Na3 is appropriate for White as part of an anti-Sici...

Started 02/12/11 at 01:24:24 by George Jempty
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16 10075 Last Post 03/03/11 at 06:54:35
By: trw
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The Portsmouth Gambit 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.b4 !
The Portsmouth Gambit 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.b4
is a serious attempt to delay The Sicilian Wing Gambit but unlike The Wing Gambit white plays an early c3 and d4 like in the Evans gambit, if black t...

Started 02/06/09 at 22:25:16 by Ianto
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21 19107 Last Post 02/16/11 at 12:05:44
By: Conzipe
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Setups vs Closed Sicilian and Grand Prix
Can someone explain to me what is the difference between the various black setups against the closed sicilian and grand prix. It seems like Bg7 with Nf6 is one setup and another puts the knight on e7....

Started 02/07/11 at 10:59:38 by kevinfat
7 5952 Last Post 02/09/11 at 13:12:53
By: zoo - Ex Member
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Anti-Sicilians Repertoire (black side)
I am working in an active repertoire for blacks vs 1.e4 using the Sveshnikov Sicilian as a main line.
I would also cover the tricks of Anti-Sveshnikov Lines.
Which variants fits on the Spiri...

Started 12/19/10 at 10:19:57 by Fausto Alava-Moreno
9 6704 Last Post 01/03/11 at 18:41:35
By: Goldrake
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Delayed Wing Gambit
Oh ok I've asked about the Wing Gambit in the past. Now I have a more general question. Is there any advantages of playing the delayed wing gambit over the normal?
So...
1.e4 c5 2.b4!?<br /...

Started 12/11/10 at 08:04:58 by TheHug
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34 9504 Last Post 12/18/10 at 14:48:34
By: Markovich
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Anti-Sicilians update
I guess it has been almost two months since the last update is done.Is there any information when  will it be available?

Started 09/26/10 at 08:05:10 by satrancteorisi
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28 11582 Last Post 10/22/10 at 05:38:07
By: TN
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Wing Gambit line question?
Does anyone have any insight they can give on this very tactical opening in the wing gambit? The think its called the Nanu Variation?
1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. Nf3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. a3 e5 6. c4 Qe6...

Started 09/16/10 at 17:38:26 by TheHug
5 3857 Last Post 09/20/10 at 14:08:11
By: Templare2
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