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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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By: LeeRoth
Open Sicilians Open Sicilians
Najdorf, Sveshnikov, Kan & others [B32-33, B40-49, B54-69 & B80-99] with GM Michael Roiz
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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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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 "ïn 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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By: MNb
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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?

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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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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By: Scarblac
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 b6 !?
Hi guys!
This 2..b6 move was played against me couple of time on the internet. Does it have any name? Or maybe any literature about it is available?
I think this is not such a great idea to ...

Started 09/14/12 at 11:46:40 by Ender
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By: Seth_Xoma
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The mighty Najdorf or the humble and poor schev?
The Najdorf is all the fashion. It seems the favorite of the best and strongest GM! It is the favorite of players at any level. But the schevenningen is more solid and easier to play, less theory. Is ...

Started 04/15/12 at 01:04:30 by Pingudon
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By: Gilchrist is a legend
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Play 2...Nf6 in the Sicilian (Bogdanovich)
Any additional information on this book ( )?
The Table of Content looks a bit mangled and has no page numbers. The price is no...

Started 11/25/09 at 10:32:51 by tafl
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By: derdudea
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Please suggest me a good Sicilian line.
Hi friends i am a positional player... i Play 1.Nf3 for white ( following kramnik's repertoire) and for black i play caro-cann(Lars schandorff repertoire) but with experience i found that my opponents...

Started 12/28/11 at 22:22:55 by raja
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By: MNb
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Is there any book for Maroczy system?
Please guide me. I want to study Maroczy system as black so i want to know what are the books available.Also tell me is it a good system to play as black?

Started 12/28/11 at 05:42:19 by raja
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By: Anders
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Switching sicilian variation
I have played the Dragon for many years, if internet games is counted I have played over 2400 games. However if feel it is to much work to maintain that repertour, particullary since I play very few n...

Started 11/15/11 at 13:02:34 by bragesjo
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Beating the Sicilian DVD Series - Bologan
I'm rated about 2250 FIDE, recent convert to 1 e4. I'm using this series to start to build a Sicilian repertoire. It seems very interesting and I would like to start a thread to discuss some of his re...

Started 07/30/11 at 16:34:06 by varggrav
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By: gewgaw
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classical vs. scheveningen
I've always played the scheveningen sicilian, but the Keres attack is not much fun and I haven't had much luck with it.  I'm not all that strong a player (~1600) so it's not super important, but I am ...

Started 08/30/11 at 11:44:43 by zepled37
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By: walkingterrapin
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e6, Nc6 English attack
Something which I've been wondering about in a rather deep English attack main line:

Started 08/18/11 at 09:15:02 by MartinC
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By: Vidit
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Favorable transposition to the Smith-Morra Gambit
In the main line of the Sicilian Defense it would appear that White can achieve an effortless plus if Black closes the position and a huge attack if he transposes to a Smith-Morra Gambit.
1.e4 c5...

Started 08/01/11 at 13:49:40 by sloughter
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