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Najdorf Defence [B90-B99]
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In: Re: 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Nbd7 th...
By: mn
Sveshnikov/Pelikan, Kalashnikov, Lowenthal & Grivas Sicilian [B32-33]
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100 829 Last Post 06/10/20 at 17:37:58
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By: BadDays
Paulsen/Kan, Taimanov, Four Knights [B40-49]
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125 1573 Last Post 06/24/20 at 09:27:10
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By: Michael Ayton
Richter-Rauzer [B60-69], Classical Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation & Sozin Benko [B56-59]
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By: TD
Scheveningen, inc. Keres Attack, Perenyi, Sozin Velimirovic Attack [B80-89]
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44 695 Last Post 08/14/19 at 10:36:00
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By: Pawnpusher
Open Sicilians Open Sicilians
Najdorf, Sveshnikov, Kan & others [B32-33, B40-49, B54-69 & B80-99] with GM Michael Roiz
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Is this part of the forum dead??
Its been a while since any one has posted anything here. Scary thought as the sicilian is changing by the day. What will it take to get all of us sicilian nuts to start writing again. Maybe we could d...

Started 10/19/05 at 15:20:24 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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English attack books
I found 2 books that interest me. One was written by de Firmian N. & Fedorowicz J (2004). The other was  written by Sammalvuo T. (2004). I have read some reviews but didn't purchase one yet, because I...

Started 07/26/05 at 22:03:42 by blitzbeest
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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A virtually unknowned Sicilian line.
Somebody here knows about the rare line 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cd 4. Nxd4 e5!?
Yet another ... e5 Sicilian!
My first impression was that white gets the advantage by 5. Bb5+ but things are ...

Started 03/11/05 at 16:43:01 by ChckMate (Guest)
7 3440 Last Post 09/12/05 at 09:07:09
By: Daniel_Boix
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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 14:51:21 by Antonos
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By: TopNotch
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Site & Learning Opening Ideas
I'm new to both the site and the Sicilian opening. I'm wondering how best to utilize the site to learn the ideas behind the various lines as opposed to just the obvious large theory content. I realize...

Started 07/24/05 at 04:59:19 by BlueChip
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By: BlueChip
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What do Sicilian players against d4 ?
I play various open Sicilians against e4 and really like the Sicilian, I think its the most dangerous answer to e4.
Curious to know what other Sicilian players tend to play against d4 and if thi...

Started 05/24/05 at 13:44:49 by Vladislav (Guest)
4 1990 Last Post 06/17/05 at 20:02:59
By: lost highway
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wheres fed
hey john we need u on the dragon site make a quest appearence also per andreasen says hi eric

Started 05/05/05 at 12:34:39 by eric moskow (Guest)
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By: eric moskow (Guest)
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Sicilian repertoire !
Hi all,
after having practised the Pirc Defense for a few years and with some good results (also some less good) I have decided that it was time for me to look elsewhere and I have decided to add...

Started 04/21/05 at 11:41:20 by culdesac
12 3518 Last Post 05/03/05 at 22:21:38
By: M.Nb (Guest)
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what do u play against e4
What do people who play the semi slav play against e4
I am thinking about playing the sveshnikov or the taimanov

Started 03/18/05 at 15:23:34 by shaun "the irish" pilk (Guest)
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By: johnmac
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Be2 repertoire
Hi all,
I finally decided to play something consistent with white against the sicilian. The plan is to play (6) Be2 against almost all variations (dragon, najdorf, schevy, taimanov etc). That lea...

Started 04/11/05 at 12:22:52 by Willempie
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By: Willempie
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Sicilian with least theory?
I have played a few variations of the Sicilian (Najdorf, Kan and Acc Dragon) and also the French and Scandinavian.  Obviously I can't decide what to play against 1.e4.
Anyway I was just wondering...

Started 01/11/05 at 15:50:00 by The King
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27 10546 Last Post 03/26/05 at 18:22:09
By: X
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Question about Najdorf/Scheveningen variation
Hi all,
Last tuesday I played a game as white against someone rated quite a bit higher:
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 a6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 d6 6. Be2 Nf6 7. Be3 Be7 8. O-O Qc7 9. f4 Nc6 10. Kh1 ...

Started 03/18/05 at 12:38:32 by Willempie
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By: Willempie
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Tony Kosten instead of Fed
Now i am a subscriber for appr. one year. I always thought that the Open-Sicilian section is the weakest of all sections. Tony Kosten is my new hope...
All the best for Tony K...

Started 02/01/05 at 22:47:07 by Manfredo
6 2305 Last Post 02/18/05 at 15:56:04
By: MNb
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Names of all the subtle vars? (misprint below)
Sorry, this might be abit OT. But say I dont have many chess books, can anyone recommend a simple website or such that explains the names all the different  variations of open sicillian? eg. Kan vs pa...

Started 02/05/05 at 00:37:17 by newbie (Guest)
4 1977 Last Post 02/12/05 at 22:11:16
By: MNb
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Names of all the subtle vars?
Sorry, this might be abit OT. But say I dont have many chess books, can anyone recommend a simple website or such that explains all the different

Started 02/05/05 at 00:34:22 by newbiee (Guest)
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Open Sicilians by Tony Kosten
This is brilliant news!  Let's hope that Tony will keep doing this section.  After looking at January's update I already want to start playing the Najdorf again!

Started 02/01/05 at 08:32:58 by The King
1 1598 Last Post 02/01/05 at 09:39:08
By: GMTonyKosten
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Did I choose the right continuation?
I am playing as black.
1. e4 c5
2. Nf3 d6
3. Nc3 Nc6 (my opponent tried to mix it up, so I decide to do the same.  Although I feel 3. ...Nf6 is stronger, Nc6 is not bad)
4. Bb5 Bd7...

Started 01/07/05 at 02:24:42 by OneArmedScissor
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By: OneArmedScissor
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Scheveningen move order vs. Najdorf?
Is the move order 1. e4 c5  2. Nf3 e6  3. d4 cxd4  4. Nxd4 Nf6  5. Nc3 d6 a good way of entering the Scheveningen complex, or is it simply imprecise?
I am not sure that Black's game all that bad ...

Started 01/05/05 at 17:11:07 by Markovich
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By: MNb
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Repertoire for White
I'm a club level player that does not want to run from the Open Sicilian.  I like to play 1.e4 and play the Danish vs. 1.e5.  My problem - not a lot of interest in spending a great deal of time studyi...

Started 12/14/03 at 04:36:16 by Jerry_Taylor
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By: Nausikaa
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Change division of Open Sicilians?
I am the only one who thinks that the Open Sicilians section is too big, and the Dragons too small? What about moving some openings from Fed's bit to Chris's?

Started 10/12/04 at 20:48:44 by GMTonyKosten
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