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2 c3 Sicilian
2 c3 Sicilian
Alapin [B22]
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85 833 Last Post 09/09/19 at 13:12:09
In: Re: 6...g6 in the 2...Nf6...
By: Paddy
Bb5 Systems
Bb5 Systems  (1 Viewing)
Rossolimo Variation [B23], [B30-1], Moscow Variation & Hybrid [B51-2]
Moderators: Bibs, trw
54 449 Last Post 03/20/19 at 02:13:19
In: Re: Rossolimo 3...g6 4. B...
By: Syzygy
Closed
Closed
Closed Sicilian [B23-26]
Moderators: Bibs, trw
36 367 Last Post 06/21/17 at 17:27:10
In: Re: Closed - Black Doesn'...
By: an ordinary chessplayer
GPA
GPA
Grand Prix Attack [B21 & B23]
Moderators: Bibs, trw
45 476 Last Post 11/07/17 at 22:36:02
In: Re: Experts on the Anti-S...
By: fling
Morra
Morra
Smith-Morra Gambit [B21]
Moderators: Bibs, trw
31 780 Last Post 07/28/19 at 08:13:45
In: Re: Supposed refutation
By: smatija
Anti-Sicilians Anti-Sicilians
2.c3, Moscow, Rossolimo, Closed, GPA, Morra, etc. [B20-31 & B50-55] with IM Sam Collins
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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
0 1930 Last Post 12/07/15 at 13:10:09
By: RdC
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Davies "Gambiteer 1", Sicilian Winggambit
Hello,

i bought this Book from Nigel Davies.
But in the Sicilian Wing-Gambit Variation i missed 3... bxa3 ?!
I found only old Games from Marshall and Spielmann.
Is 3...bxa3 ...

Started 06/16/07 at 07:13:55 by Gerod
0 1336 Last Post 06/16/07 at 07:13:55
By: Gerod
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New book on the anti-sicilians

Started 12/12/06 at 22:13:04 by kalle99
0 1234 Last Post 12/12/06 at 22:13:04
By: kalle99
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3) c3 variation
Delaying c3 on the third move in the sicilian opening gave me some opportunities to surprise my opponents .
The main lines were :1 e4 c5 2 Kf3 d6 3 c3  Kf6 4 Bc4 Kc6 5 Qe2 (Who wants his queen on...

Started 10/09/06 at 20:56:07 by fancies
0 1046 Last Post 10/09/06 at 20:56:07
By: fancies
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Anti-Sveshnikov Links
A new entry in Michael Goeller's excellent Chess Blog (The Kenilworthian) which may be of interest:
Two Knights Sicilian, Part Three
excerpt:
"... Benjamin promises an eighth and final articl...

Started 07/19/06 at 14:34:16 by OstapBender
0 1332 Last Post 07/19/06 at 14:34:16
By: OstapBender
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A request for next update
Greetings Mr GM Rowson!
I first became aware of you when I bought your book, "The Seven Deadly Chess Sins". It was a very thought-provoking read and for a player who was in the 1600 to 1700s (USC...

Started 04/09/05 at 16:18:30 by Seth_Xoma
0 1432 Last Post 04/09/05 at 11:18:29
By: Seth_Xoma
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Sveshnikov vs. the Anti-Sicilians
At page 8 we see a diagram... and it's the position after 1.e4... c6 (!), instead of the Sicilian. I think it's an unforgivable printing blunder. (No, it's not a short section on the Caro-Kann, in som...

Started 07/09/16 at 07:00:56 by grandpatzer
1 2768 Last Post 07/09/16 at 11:02:06
By: Stigma
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How To Play Against Kopec System
Any links to How To Play Against Kopec System would be appreciated - thank you

Started 03/31/16 at 15:52:36 by mtherrien
1 2505 Last Post 05/07/16 at 18:54:00
By: Zatara
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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 1841 Last Post 06/04/14 at 16:30:21
By: MNb
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King's indian atack
I want to ask which is the best defense to King's indian attack.
Is  the c5-d6-e5 formation with Nge7 and g6- Bg7 a good choice?

Started 04/27/10 at 10:58:08 by dimis (Ex Member)
1 1543 Last Post 04/27/10 at 11:43:35
By: zoo - Ex Member
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closed/Grand Priz
Hi all,
As a Najdorf player how should one tackle the Grand Priz and the closed??  If I play an early d6 then Grand Priz is good.  If I play a6 then I think a6 is a pointless move in the closed.<...

Started 07/19/09 at 04:08:14 by Zatara
1 1297 Last Post 07/20/09 at 01:42:34
By: MNb
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2b3 a rating
Hi all,
How does 2.b3 rate as far as a Anti-Sicilian?  Meaning is it better than Grand priz attack or the c3 sicilian??  Any thoughts would be appreciated!!
Thanks,
Zatara

Started 02/15/09 at 06:42:09 by Zatara
1 1938 Last Post 02/15/09 at 12:39:00
By: Bonsai
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Nc5 or Nb6?
I have a question in the line 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.f3 e5 6.Bb5 Nbd7 7.Nf5 d5 8.exd5 a6 9.Ba4 b5 10.Bb3 Nb6 or 10...Nc5.
I would like to know which move is better. Looking at my...

Started 07/21/07 at 01:33:55 by sssthepro
1 1273 Last Post 07/22/07 at 00:18:49
By: sssthepro
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1.e4 c5 2.a3 b6!?
I had a game as black about a week ago after 2.a3 b6, and wanted to know whether anyone had any thoughts to share on the topic. The game began 1.e4 c5 2.a3 b6 3.b4 Bb7 4.Nc3 Nc6 5.bc5 bc5 6.Rb1 Rb8 7....

Started 03/17/07 at 13:38:41 by wonkey_donkey
1 1539 Last Post 03/17/07 at 17:39:00
By: TalJechin
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1.e4 c5 2.e5!?(?!)
What do you think should be played here? 2...d6?

Started 02/19/07 at 12:12:22 by sssthepro
1 1269 Last Post 02/19/07 at 18:00:21
By: MUBAs Opponent
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1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 b6!?/?!
Can anyone provide some battle plans of the above opening? I got crushed time and time again against a 2100 player.  Sad
Thanks

Started 01/11/07 at 04:41:35 by penyupower
1 1532 Last Post 01/11/07 at 11:33:47
By: Keano
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'Experts vs' the Nimzowitsch Variation
Looking at Jacob Aagaard's line against the Nimzowitsch in Experts vs the Sicilian I came across a position that looked quite dodgy for White! After 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 he recommends 3. Nc3 d5 4. exd5...

Started 03/01/06 at 13:45:47 by GMTonyKosten
1 2033 Last Post 03/01/06 at 20:18:30
By: Sacapawn
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1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g4!?
After reading an article by Andrew Martin on chesscafe on this rare move attempting to gain a tempo on closed sicilian lines, ive been playing exclusively versus the sicilian and doing pretty.  I thin...

Started 02/25/06 at 07:17:17 by Nolan Kordsmeier(Guest) (Guest)
1 4444 Last Post 02/28/06 at 14:48:54
By: Glenn Snow
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2...g6 for players of Bb5 systems
For those who play Bb5 systems, what is a good answer to
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 ?
Let's assume White doesn't want to enter the main lines of the Accelerated Dragon.
Would 3.c3 work?

Started 01/24/06 at 23:51:02 by DrFractal
1 1283 Last Post 01/25/06 at 01:58:03
By: BladezII
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The Kopec Sicilian : 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bd3
Does anyone here play this Anti-Sicilian system? I have searched the forums but found no posts related to the Kopec Sicilian.
I have just started looking at it.
I like that the system seems...

Started 11/22/05 at 20:31:09 by shredn
1 3272 Last Post 11/23/05 at 18:24:14
By: lost highway
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