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Najdorf Defence [B90-B99]
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238 2860 Last Post 04/28/21 at 17:21:12
In: Re: Najdorf Poisoned Pawn...
By: an ordinary chessplayer
Sveshnikov  (1 Viewing)
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  (1 Viewing)
Paulsen/Kan, Taimanov, Four Knights [B40-49]
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126 1602 Last Post 05/20/21 at 00:20:10
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By: FreeRepublic
Richter-Rauzer [B60-69], Classical Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation & Sozin Benko [B56-59]
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63 691 Last Post 06/26/21 at 21:13:32
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By: FreeRepublic
Scheveningen  (1 Viewing)
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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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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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 6901 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
2 2525 Last Post 05/27/15 at 13:25:20
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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GM Roiz
Very nice update this month.  That makes two in a row!  Thanks much.   Smiley

Started 04/17/14 at 12:42:16 by LeeRoth
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By: LeeRoth
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Learning about the Fischer-Sozin with White.
Hi, are there good free articles available online about the Fischer-Sozin setup (Bc4), for White in the Open Sicilian (all kinds of sicilians)?
Thanks a lot.

Started 12/04/13 at 17:08:37 by nocteus
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By: MartinC
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Universal theory by Houdini 3 Pro in the Sicilian
Black, Houdini 3 Pro at 120'40 started out with a weak "book" move in its memory but quickly dropped back into a Universal Position and began a counterattack securing a minute plus.
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3...

Started 12/01/13 at 15:22:41 by sloughter
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By: sloughter
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Most O'Kelly coverage other than Dangerous Weapons
Is there another book with good coverage of the O'Kelly besides the Dangerous Weapons book's chapter?  Perhaps something with material on the Kan too because of the transpositional possiblities?  Some...

Started 09/27/13 at 16:14:04 by George Jempty
4 3611 Last Post 09/28/13 at 16:41:03
By: Aziridine
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Maroczy Bind
The  following game was played against Houdini 3 at 120'40  60'20  30. Does White have an advantage or is a draw the appropriate result. Black has no counterplay but how does White make progress?<br /...

Started 07/20/13 at 19:54:32 by sloughter
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By: Markovich
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Searching for a game
Hi everyone,
Some time ago I came across a really nice game (in a relatively recent book), featuring a very nice king-side attack by black. I have been trying to look for it but to no avail. Here...

Started 07/19/13 at 20:40:37 by ehpotsirhc
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By: ehpotsirhc
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Dismantling The Sicilian
I was thinking of picking up an all inclusive book against 1 ... c5. Years ago I really enjoyed Experts Versus the Sicilian, though I imagine it must be a bit dated by now. I was thinking of picking u...

Started 04/17/13 at 08:10:06 by KingDan
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By: Vass
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Aussie Attack
Gary Lane's latest column at the chesscafe site features what he describes as the Aussie attack. This is a line that goes 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Bg5 and was dreamt up by the Australian team ...

Started 06/12/13 at 09:31:58 by RdC
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