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Najdorf
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Najdorf Defence [B90-B99]
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By: kylemeister
Sveshnikov
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Sveshnikov/Pelikan, Kalashnikov, Lowenthal & Grivas Sicilian [B32-33]
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100 848 Last Post 07/16/21 at 22:18:26
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By: Bibs
Paulsen
Paulsen
Paulsen/Kan, Taimanov, Four Knights [B40-49]
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130 1666 Last Post 08/26/22 at 15:09:04
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By: Kyuken
Classical
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Richter-Rauzer [B60-69], Classical Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation & Sozin Benko [B56-59]
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63 708 Last Post 11/16/22 at 17:49:13
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By: FreeRepublic
Scheveningen
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Scheveningen, inc. Keres Attack, Perenyi, Sozin Velimirovic Attack [B80-89]
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44 703 Last Post 11/03/20 at 20:03:52
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By: kylemeister
Open Sicilians Open Sicilians
Najdorf, Sveshnikov, Kan & others [B32-33, B40-49, B54-69 & B80-99] with GM Michael Roiz
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King's Kalashnikov
Has anyone with more experience of the opening had a good look at King's new book or his chessable video and got an opinion of them, please?
I'm a big fan of Danny King's previous stuff, he's don...

Started 07/08/22 at 16:54:10 by shuda2
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By: bragesjo
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Question re "In Fischer's Footsteps" in CBM 209
I believe this is an article about 6. Bc4 e6 7. 0-0 in the Najdorf, by GM Yago Santiago.  I wonder if someone who has it would like to say something about the contents, such as what variation(s) it ad...

Started 10/06/22 at 22:10:26 by kylemeister
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Taimanov-Scheveningen by Semkov
The Taimanov-Scheveningen Hybrid
by Semko Semkov
~250 pages, Chess-Stars, June 2022
This book offers a full repertoire based on the Taimanov move order 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4...
Some more text

Started 05/10/22 at 07:56:23 by tracke
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By: najdorfslayer
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The Killer Sicilian by Tony Rotella
I have 2 questions for openings experts:
1) Which line is actually the best line against the Kalashnikov?
2) It can be usefull to bypass the Kalashnikov playing 1. e4 c5  2. Nf3 Nc6  3. Nc3 ...

Started 04/19/10 at 18:27:27 by Templare2
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By: Stigma
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The Kveinys Variation by Andrew Martin
I was just browsing the net and saw this, The Kveinys Variation : 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 e6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Qb6 by Andrew Martin. It is an older DVD and I tried looking on chesspub for any reviews and did not...

Started 08/04/21 at 12:45:37 by Darthmambo
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By: MartinC
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The classical sicilian
Hi all,
I been thinking of playing a sicilian and was wonder about the classic sicilian. Actually I always thought it was a kind of Nijdorf but it seems like it is different. I been reading stuff...

Started 07/30/21 at 18:25:21 by Mtal
3 1390 Last Post 08/04/21 at 12:33:09
By: Mtal
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Pruijssers & Zwirs repertoire for White
ChessBase have released a 3-DVD repertoire for White in the Open Sicilian by GM Roeland Pruijssers and IM Nico Zwirs. A lot of English Attack stuff: it reminds me of Shaw's repertoire for Quality Ches...

Started 06/17/20 at 12:33:40 by Straggler
7 2649 Last Post 06/12/21 at 23:53:18
By: TopNotch
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Squeezing the Sicilian — Khalifman/Soloviov
Does anyone have information about this upcoming book? (https://www.chess-stars.com/Future_Plans.html)
Squeezing 1. e4 e5 by the same authors was very interesting. I am definitely looking forwar...

Started 03/05/20 at 23:44:21 by ehpotsirhc
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By: Fllg
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Beating the Sicilian by Hacker
Opening Repertoire - Beating the Sicilian
by Jonas Hacker
Everyman ; 304 pages ; £19 $28 €25 (?)
September/October 2020
In this book, German FIDE master Jonas Hacker provides a compl...
https://everymanch

Started 08/02/20 at 11:29:33 by tracke
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By: bragesjo
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Chesspublishing.com Open Sicilians January
In the last edition the grandmaster Michail Roiz discuss a special idea in the Scheveningen which I asked him to once look at see https://www.chesspublishing.com/content/4/index.htm#sch
On my blo...

Started 01/19/21 at 09:46:20 by brabo
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By: brabo
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B96 Najdorf 10. Nxe6!!
Hi all,
I was about to refresh my najdorf repertoire and put the known moves in and stopped after 9. ...b5, when suddenly SF calculated about 10. Nxe6!!
It seems, no GM ever played this mov...

Started 01/04/21 at 14:51:15 by gewgaw
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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Open Sicilian Chessable Course
Hi!
I have no idea if this type of post is considered acceptable or not, so mods please delete if this isn't okay.  Smiley
Tomorrow Chessable are planning to publish the first volume of a two pa...

Started 07/28/20 at 19:34:49 by fdunne
2 1896 Last Post 07/28/20 at 20:46:28
By: fdunne
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Sicilian with 4.Qxd4
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cd 4.Qxd4 - anybody here play this for White?  If so, what responses do you typically run across, how do you fare with this line, and is it suitable for a mainline weapon against...

Started 06/24/03 at 00:50:48 by bckm
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By: bragesjo
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Kramnik Sicilian
There is no treatment of the Kramnik-line of the e6 sicilian in the commented games. Is there any book giving a useful review for a player around 2000 who never played 1.c4 himself and doesn't know mu...

Started 01/04/20 at 23:41:29 by Jupp53
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By: ErictheRed
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Which road to the Sveshnikov ?
We have two ways to reach the Sveshnikov (I am excluding routes via Kalashnikov and maybe Taimanov).
1. The "official" move order for the Sveshnikov.
2. Via the Sicilian 4-knights move order...

Started 10/27/19 at 03:11:13 by Bogojump
3 2724 Last Post 10/28/19 at 18:54:11
By: BadDays
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Delayed Bb5+ against 2..d6 in Sicilian
So for comparison context first consider the following line of the Chekhover variation of the sicilian
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nc6
5. Bb5 Bd7 6. Bxc6 Bxc6 7. Nc3 Nf6 8. Bg5 e6<...

Started 10/14/19 at 06:28:12 by kevinfat
1 1693 Last Post 10/14/19 at 07:45:19
By: kylemeister
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How to play Najdorf against passive play
I was playing around with the engine and looking at the following line of the najdorf and had white sit around mostly passive with pawns on e4,f3, rooks on d1,e1. A lot of the moves below consist of w...

Started 10/11/19 at 01:09:32 by kevinfat
5 2885 Last Post 10/12/19 at 00:33:29
By: halbstark
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Lowenthal -- Current State
hey All,
What's the current state of Lowenthal? I've decided to make this my new project for tournament play. As a working adult, i just don't have time to compete in memory contests with the ki...

Started 09/17/19 at 15:54:52 by FizzySoda
3 2590 Last Post 09/18/19 at 20:25:57
By: TopNotch
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Kalashnikow DWD by Nicholas Pert
Well that was surprise, another Sicilian DWD but this time another system with ...e5:
https://shop.chessbase.com/de/products/pert_the_kalashnikov_sicilian
00: Introduction [06:58]
Sideline...

My personal opinion is that I slightly prefer L'Ami as presenter compared to Pert, but both are fine still. In any case, I have not seen any material, neither book nor database nor DWD, about Kalashnikow since the Everyman book. But that book was several years ago.

Started 07/13/19 at 22:17:19 by Leon_Trotsky
3 3422 Last Post 08/19/19 at 18:03:07
By: FizzySoda
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The Sicilian Taimanov-Scheveningen
Does anyone have Ramirez's DVD on the Taimanov-Scheveningen?
How old is it and is it any good?

Started 07/19/19 at 05:16:49 by MW
4 3701 Last Post 07/21/19 at 02:18:57
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