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Najdorf
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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  (2 Viewing)
Sveshnikov/Pelikan, Kalashnikov, Lowenthal & Grivas Sicilian [B32-33]
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100 829 Last Post 06/10/20 at 17:37:58
In: Re: Modernized Sveshnikov...
By: BadDays
Paulsen
Paulsen
Paulsen/Kan, Taimanov, Four Knights [B40-49]
Moderators: MilenPetrov, TN
125 1576 Last Post 07/10/20 at 22:32:52
In: Re: Is the Kan still in g...
By: Seeley
Classical
Classical
Richter-Rauzer [B60-69], Classical Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation & Sozin Benko [B56-59]
Moderators: MilenPetrov, TN
62 614 Last Post 06/15/20 at 07:33:02
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By: TD
Scheveningen
Scheveningen
Scheveningen, inc. Keres Attack, Perenyi, Sozin Velimirovic Attack [B80-89]
Moderators: MilenPetrov, TN
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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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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By: JEH
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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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18 7942 Last Post 09/08/11 at 14:19:22
By: walkingterrapin
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Najdorf, classical, Sveshnikov
Hi all.
How to choose between the Najdorf or the Sveshnikov?  From reading the posts and looking at some books I believe the Richter Rauzer vs Classical to be the death of the Classical...  <br /...

Started 03/03/08 at 06:09:02 by Zatara
8 3790 Last Post 03/04/08 at 18:10:52
By: Keano
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How to decide which sicilian to play
Hi All,
I am trying to decide which sicilian to play: Najdorf, Taimanov, Kan or Accelerated Dragon.  I don't mind theory and prefer to play sharp than passive.  Leaning towards najdorf maybe Sche...

Started 12/30/08 at 05:19:06 by Zatara
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22 9385 Last Post 02/11/09 at 18:50:56
By: ChessMonkey
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Keres or bg5
Hi all,
Thanks for reading.  Is the keres attack in the schenegen more of a problem then Bg5 in the Najdorf? 
thanks,
Zatara

Started 02/04/09 at 02:59:52 by Zatara
7 2326 Last Post 02/18/09 at 02:42:47
By: MNb
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help for the game
I played this game from Yahoo.com.  I am curios if I should have played e5 earlier.  I think my opponent made a grave error in playing e5 himself!!  Any hints would be appreciated.  Yes it was a rapid...

Started 03/22/10 at 04:38:32 by Zatara
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By: Zatara
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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. 
thankis,
Zatara

Started 05/17/15 at 05:04:22 by Zatara
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By: Zatara
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6.Bg5 or 6.Be3 or 6f4
Hi All,
I am wondering which is more practical, 6.Bg5, Be3 or 6.f4 in Najdorf as white?  I know they all have ton of theory and f4 the least.  Are the returns of playing Bg5 or Be3 worth it or wi...

Started 05/07/16 at 18:48:47 by Zatara
3 3428 Last Post 09/29/16 at 04:52:46
By: AntonioAg
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6.Bg5 in najdorf
Hi All,
What to play as Black vs 6.Bg5 in Najdorf?  I am thinking 6...e6 7f4 Qc7!?  Richard Palliser in his book on Najdorf said this is a good winning try for Black. I would rather not have "for...

Started 05/06/16 at 23:50:55 by Zatara
10 6552 Last Post 09/29/16 at 19:02:27
By: AntonioAg
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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. 
thankis,
Zatara

Started 05/17/15 at 05:05:37 by Zatara
6 4851 Last Post 08/21/18 at 06:41:49
By: Gambit
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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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23 20868 Last Post 10/16/15 at 16:50:56
By: belgian
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starting out the sicilian
ive played the caro and the french for most of my chess life. Now times is up to start playing the Sicilian, but which system should i pick ? and can you adwise som good books ?.
Iam rated 2175 e...

Started 03/08/10 at 20:54:44 by Zak
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31 11712 Last Post 07/01/10 at 00:57:49
By: BobbyDigital80
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Updates
GM John Fedorowicz's December Open Sicilians update, and 6 updated eBooks, have just been posted at http://www.chesspublishing.com/

Started 01/05/03 at 19:11:01 by yaltmax
8 2452 Last Post 03/18/08 at 05:34:45
By: DoubledPawns
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Thematic sacs in the Sicilian
Photophore's mention of Levy's book "sacrifices in the sicilian" in the General Section  reminded me of an age old problem of mine:
The book of course makes known the various std sacs available; ...

Started 05/10/06 at 15:49:06 by woofwoof
8 3131 Last Post 05/13/06 at 19:46:34
By: kylemeister
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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
10 3066 Last Post 03/26/05 at 07:57:45
By: Willempie
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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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which sicilian to play?
someone suggested i start a thread on which sicilian to play and which system to play against the sicilian.  i am rated 1414.  i like tactical openings, and i'm not afraid to read books or lines.  how...

Started 01/26/08 at 17:20:55 by wcywing
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59 25592 Last Post 07/20/08 at 13:30:40
By: sssthepro
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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 1993 Last Post 06/17/05 at 20:02:59
By: lost highway
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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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16 8823 Last Post 03/10/13 at 20:33:10
By: MNb
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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
1 1535 Last Post 09/05/14 at 11:50:24
By: Jupp53
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