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Najdorf
Najdorf
Najdorf Defence [B90-B99]
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235 2825 Last Post 05/19/20 at 09:14:01
In: Re: 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Nbd7 th...
By: mn
Sveshnikov
Sveshnikov
Sveshnikov/Pelikan, Kalashnikov, Lowenthal & Grivas Sicilian [B32-33]
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100 827 Last Post 03/13/20 at 21:15:30
In: Modernized Sveshnikov by...
By: tracke
Paulsen
Paulsen
Paulsen/Kan, Taimanov, Four Knights [B40-49]
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125 1572 Last Post 05/29/20 at 08:15:09
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By: MartinC
Classical
Classical  (1 Viewing)
Richter-Rauzer [B60-69], Classical Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation & Sozin Benko [B56-59]
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62 612 Last Post 03/22/20 at 13:17:46
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By: TD
Scheveningen
Scheveningen
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
In: Re: Curious about recent...
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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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 3162 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
4 2917 Last Post 08/09/13 at 00:50:09
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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O'Kelly Sicilian
I have a question to those who are "ďn the know".  Wink How does the current theory rate the O'Kelly Sicilian 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 a6!?(?!)? Is it still playable or too risky to employ in serious chess (not in...

Started 01/14/09 at 06:44:51 by The French Fan
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By: MartinC
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What is advantages in Nc3 before d4
Hello, I've heard someone talking about that you could play Nc3 before d4, and then avoid the Najdorf and other systems. Therefor, I have 3 questions:
What sicilians do you avoid if you play lets...

Started 03/08/13 at 10:36:05 by ViktorN
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Slay the Sicilian! Tomothy Taylor. Anyone have it?
I know that Timothy Taylor's books can be of variable quality.
Anyone had a good look at his latest?
Thanks

Started 04/07/12 at 13:48:34 by MVR
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By: fling
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eco for my moves
in my game are the beginning moves 1. e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e6 6. Be3 a6 ( i am black ). Should i research this opening as B80 , B9o or another eco category? james

Started 11/23/12 at 19:24:47 by jclancey
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By: Pingudon
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Opening for White According to Anand Volume 14
Can it ... can it really be true ... the finale of the epic odyssey started all those years ago could really be in my hands   Shocked ...
"Alexander Khalifman
From the author
"You are holdi...

Started 10/16/12 at 22:31:02 by JEH
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By: Vass
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Books to improve my understanding of sicilians
After I finish with Pawn Structure Chess by Soltis I'd like to continue learning about the sicilian. Right now I play solely the carokann against e4 and would like to learn the sicilian as a second op...

Started 02/28/12 at 00:52:41 by up and comer
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