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Alapin [B22]
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By: XChess1971
Bb5 Systems
Bb5 Systems
Rossolimo Variation [B23], [B30-1], Moscow Variation & Hybrid [B51-2]
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By: Syzygy
Closed Sicilian [B23-26]
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
Grand Prix Attack [B21 & B23]
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By: RoleyPoley
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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Open anti-sicilian with early g3
just have a question,
is there literature on the anti-sicilian that is open with early d4 but then follows with g3?
I think this anti-sicilian could be more to my liking than c3 (feels incor...

Started 08/30/08 at 07:04:35 by cyronix (Ex Member)
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By: MNb
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Sicilian Defence With 2. or 3. Bc4
Hi, i usually play the Sicilan Defence and quite often in internet games some players (usually bad ones) Play 1. e4 c5  2. Nf3 Nc6  3. Bc4?  I almost always win these games because that move is a bord...

Started 11/21/03 at 02:21:15 by A McClain (Guest)
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15 12227 Last Post 07/15/05 at 02:51:30
By: richmach
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1. e4 c5 2. what?
I have been encountering this quite a bit.  I don't have any sicilian books, but I have yet to find a reference to this on a website.  Anyone have any good theory to this?

Started 01/31/07 at 18:04:40 by AcuWill
10 11487 Last Post 01/31/07 at 23:08:03
By: kylemeister
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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)
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By: Albert Schenning (Guest)
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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3!?
I have started playing this line as White and using it primarily to avoid the Sveshnikov. I am fine with 3...e5, e6, d6, and Nf6 but am curious what to do against 3...g6. 4. d4 leads to an accelerated...

Started 11/13/03 at 00:25:18 by AmateurDragoneer
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15 13309 Last Post 04/09/08 at 01:23:38
By: Glenn Snow
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4.Qxd4 Nc6 5.Bb5 Qa5+
I was washing dishes when I thought up this line...
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Qxd4 Nc6 5.Bb5 Qa5+ 6.Nc3 (required so that the bishop doesn't just drop) 6...Qxb5! 7.Nxb5 Nxd4.
There are th...

Started 03/22/06 at 05:03:00 by andy(Guest) (Guest)
4 2854 Last Post 04/23/06 at 17:04:08
By: bckm
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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 20797 Last Post 05/30/11 at 13:44:26
By: nimzo5
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Need good introduction book for sicilian
Hi all,
I would like to include sicilian defense(s) in my opening repertoire with black. I am a 2100-rated (USCF) player, but I almost never played sicilian in serious games. Any suggestion for g...

Started 07/26/05 at 14:52:42 by Antonos
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By: TopNotch
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The Snyder variation
I am always searching for ways to take black out of book or at least in to the unknown of there book. So i was looking at an article by Andrew Martin called NOSHER ON ICE
It starts off with 1.e4 ...

Started 09/26/05 at 04:14:07 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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26 15713 Last Post 10/04/05 at 10:14:11
By: Glenn Snow
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Is the yugoslav setup the new anti sicilian?
A player much better than I plays the Yugoslav agaisnt the dragon and Najdorf. I am a Najdorf player and My friend chris is a Dragon player. I wont even start on the arguments we have but I was wonder...

Started 05/29/05 at 04:44:18 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
2 1841 Last Post 05/29/05 at 02:04:48
By: X
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Najdorf player meet Closed Sicilian
I play Sicilian Najdorf with Black, and when White open with Closed Sicilian 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 I must answer with 2...d6 because if I play 2...Nc6 there is a possible transposition to Open sicilian 3. N...

Started 04/02/07 at 11:57:30 by Batz
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22 11347 Last Post 11/21/07 at 10:20:52
By: chk
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Question about the so-called anti-Sveshnikov
Hello, fellow chess geniuses:
What do y'all think of this line: 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Bc4 d6 5. 0-0 Be7 6. d3 Nf6 7. Ng5 0-0 8. f4 exf 9. Bxf4 Bg4 10. Qe1(d1) Nd4. I've seen this set-u...

Started 03/21/05 at 16:36:11 by BearerOfBadNews
10 7365 Last Post 09/26/05 at 01:39:34
By: Glenn Snow
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Kings Indian Attack - Karpov System
I have recently been revising my 5-year-old notes on the KIA, and I have come to the variation 1.e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3 d3 Nc6 4.g3 d5 5.Qe2, which used to be considered the strongest line, and still score...

Started 09/01/05 at 22:17:26 by bewildered
3 2861 Last Post 09/07/05 at 02:28:56
By: castlerock
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Poll: Anti-Sicilians: what do you want to see analysed?
Continuing onwards and upwards from the previous topic's dialog, possibly worthwhile if people post what they are most interested in keeping up with.
My humble tuppence-worth in descending order ...

Started 09/21/07 at 14:08:53 by Bibs
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By: Bibs
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Must be said, that am usually left underwhelmed by the updates in the anti-sicilian section since the departure of Rowson. Compared with all other sections, it can be seen that the output is considera...

Started 09/20/07 at 15:51:21 by Bibs
9 3669 Last Post 09/22/07 at 08:05:10
By: IMAndrewMartin
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3. b4
What is the best option for black after  1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3. b4 ? Take the pawn and give withe a nice centre?
Thanks for your answers.

Started 04/30/05 at 17:20:46 by blitzbeest
1 1587 Last Post 06/23/05 at 19:51:06
By: lost highway
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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 3747 Last Post 03/15/13 at 14:21:13
By: kylemeister
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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. :
(At the bottom of the link/page)
◦Published: Apr...

Started 10/09/10 at 01:17:00 by Bogojump
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20 23977 Last Post 04/18/12 at 15:17:03
By: fling
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New book : The Carlsen Variation
At my local chess shop I saw an new book order it today.
I will write a review here next week.
The Carlsen Variation goes s 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Qxd4 Nc6 5.Qd2 followed by b2-b3 and ...

Started 08/29/20 at 17:45:04 by bragesjo
7 1819 Last Post 09/05/20 at 13:19:11
By: bragesjo
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My new repertour vs Sicilian
I have stopped playing Open Sicilian in over the board games after many years and I have deviced an new repertouar.
Corr games convinced me that it is not worth the effort of mainting it and my m...

Started 05/14/20 at 10:54:20 by bragesjo
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15 3744 Last Post 06/14/20 at 13:58:14
By: bragesjo
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