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Najdorf Defence [B90-B99]
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Sveshnikov/Pelikan, Kalashnikov, Lowenthal & Grivas Sicilian [B32-33]
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Paulsen/Kan, Taimanov, Four Knights [B40-49]
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Richter-Rauzer [B60-69], Classical Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation & Sozin Benko [B56-59]
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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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Book 1.e4 vs The Sicilian II
Anyone have the book 1.e4 vs the Sicilian II in pdf?

Started 08/29/16 at 00:04:56 by pr0chess
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By: Sauron
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Blacks' best vs. 2.Cc3 Tiviakov / Grand Prix
I play Najdor 1st. and  Taimanov-Kan complex as 2nd defence. As I don't mind the Closed Sicilian, what do you think is the best move against both 1.e4 c5 2.Cc3 Grand Prix Attack and Tiviakov Grand Pri...

Started 06/15/16 at 13:19:35 by gramsci
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By: gramsci
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Avoiding Open Sicilian Side-lines
It seems annoying to learn special lines vs. e.g.
2. ..a6  O'Kelly
2. ..Nf6 Nimzowitsch
2. ..b6
With White playing a Nc3 based repertoire, i.e. no Maroczy binds vs e.g. Kan and Ac...

Started 04/29/16 at 12:40:02 by JEH
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By: MNb
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Info about Experts vs The Sicilian
I am looking to find out what info is in this book.  What lines or moves do the writers reccomend against all of blacks moves.  I have heard this is a good book, but I wanted to order it and I cant fi...

Started 03/04/05 at 19:45:59 by Zhu (Guest)
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Prins variation...2..d6 and 5.f3
Does anybody know an good source on this cheap but seemingly acceptable way to play some open sicilian without having to learn too much theory? I surely find a lot of games - even on high level - in m...

Started 03/14/09 at 08:35:40 by derdudea
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By: chk
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What is this called?
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6, is this just called the Four Knights?
Also, are there threads on this?

Started 05/20/12 at 06:11:17 by slughouse
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By: ErictheRed
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 a6
I my pursuit of learning e4 and having it as my new repertoire (see my previous thread) I'm playing online and analysing whenever I have time each game aftewards to learn the theory. A few times latel...

Started 06/24/11 at 11:18:54 by chesswise
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By: FamelJone
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"Sicilian for the Lazy" in English?
Is anyone else interested in an English translation of Bronznik's Sizilianisch für Müßiggänger (Sicilian for the Lazy)? It seems like a very interesting book on the Basman-Sale variation 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3...

Started 08/11/05 at 00:25:44 by Zarvox
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By: belgian
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English Attack (PC-DVD) by Danny Gormally
Excellent! 7 hours on the English Attack by Danny Gormally. Time for a new thread. Putting it in Open Sicilians as the blurb says it covers the Najdorf and the Scheveningen  Cool
I started playing...

Started 09/09/15 at 10:56:07 by JEH
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By: Jupp53
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A "new" Sicilian.
Hello all!
Maybe a new sicilian. I was thinking about that the sicilian is a very deeply studied chess opening with tons of books and theory. And is it possible to come up with a "new" opening in...

Started 07/16/15 at 05:20:21 by Bogojump
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By: Bogojump
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Idea Behind Taimenov or e6 line. what black wants
Dear friends,
                   I am from India and want to play sicilian taimenov but don't know the actual idea or setup of this opening and also want to know how white tackle this. How both s...

Started 06/16/15 at 04:34:13 by supercreck
11 5512 Last Post 06/21/15 at 23:10:16
By: yolocounty
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Polugajewskij with 15...Dc7 and 15...Dxb2
As a years-long Najdorf player, I switched all over against 6. Lg5 before settling on 6...Sbd7. I quite like it, but was also thinking of adding another line just to have in the posession. The three p...

Started 05/13/15 at 02:46:30 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
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By: aspij
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Nimzo sicilian
Hi all,
what do people think of 1.e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6?  AAgaard and jesus de la Villa seem to think it is a lot better then it looks. 

Started 05/17/15 at 05:04:22 by Zatara
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By: Zatara
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Introduction to the Open Sicilians
Hello everyone. I am searching for a good introduction to the open sicilians for the white side. My background is that I starting playing chess 3 years ago and currently have an Elo of 1830. I hope to...

Started 06/09/13 at 10:20:10 by Pale Horse, Pale Rider
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By: bragesjo
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Najdorf vs. Kan
I've been a Najdorf devotee for many years but it seems I haven't been able to find a good antidote against the 6.Bg5 variation. I hate the Poisoned Pawn. I've played both Kasparov's 7...Qc7 and the f...

Started 04/20/15 at 07:05:02 by gramsci
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By: DenVerdsligeRejsende
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Najdorf with 5. f3
Hi everybody !
Against the Najdorf, I play against stronger players :
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. f3 !?
With that move, I can play a Maróczy Bind and develop my pieces naturally. <...

Started 01/28/14 at 16:57:47 by MrPatate
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By: kylemeister
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Steamrolling the Sicilian by Sergey Kasparov
I saw this book listed in the list of upcoming books to be published by New In Chess. It offers a repertoire with 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.f3, which I wouldn't normally associate with s...

Started 09/03/13 at 09:55:00 by TN
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By: HgMan
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Cramling manoeuvre with ...Nh7 and ...g5
I'm trying to locate a passage I remember reading in a book some time ago, about an interesting way to meet an advance of the g- and h-pawns against a castled king. I believe the book said that this m...

Started 09/02/14 at 20:09:10 by Straggler
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By: Straggler
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Moving your c-pawn in the Open Sicilian
Dear fellow opening enthusiasts,
I have trouble moving my Black c-pawn in the Open Sicilian. Do you have any suggestions in remedying this problem? Unfortunately, I am only 8 years old so my arms canno...

Started 09/05/14 at 07:13:02 by VaughanWilliams
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By: Jupp53
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why Classical sicilian not as popular as Najdorf?
Please tell me why Classical sicilian is not as popular as Najdorf? Does Najdorf give more winning chances than classical? Undecided

Started 12/29/11 at 20:03:53 by raja
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By: ErictheRed
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