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Najdorf Defence [B90-B99]
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By: Seeley
Sveshnikov/Pelikan, Kalashnikov, Lowenthal & Grivas Sicilian [B32-33]
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100 829 Last Post 06/10/20 at 17:37:58
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By: BadDays
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Paulsen/Kan, Taimanov, Four Knights [B40-49]
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125 1588 Last Post 07/19/20 at 08:35:43
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By: MartinC
Richter-Rauzer [B60-69], Classical Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation & Sozin Benko [B56-59]
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By: TD
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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Which sicilian should I chose?
Hi, so far I played najdorf, the acc. dragon and currently I am experimenting with the sveshnikov (but no tourneygames so far, only internet blitz).
I am tactically a very good player for my rat...

Started 08/19/07 at 09:38:44 by cyronix (Ex Member)
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By: Strategy_Rules
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Squeezing the Flexible Sicilian Kotronias&Semkov
This one should be interesting:
"A White repertoire, based on the most modern lines (for instance, 7.Qf3 against the Taimanov)
Expected in Decembre 2016"

Started 08/20/16 at 17:36:32 by AJZ
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By: yolocounty
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Beating the Sicilian 3 by Nunn and Gallagher
Can anybody tell me whether the lines in this book are still relevent. I know it will be out of date with the theory but are the lines recommended in the book still worthy of closer attention.
I ...

Started 04/10/07 at 09:53:12 by akita
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By: kylemeister
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Khalifman/Anand, vol. 8
006 Preface
Part 1. Rare Systems; Nimzowitsch-Rubinstein Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3
010 1 various; 2...Qa5; 2...Qb6; 2...d5; 2...Qc7
027 2 2...g6
034 3 2...b6
044 4 2....

Started 11/22/06 at 13:46:56 by Alias
11 4307 Last Post 03/13/07 at 20:51:23
By: ano
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Book on open Sicilian for White
I really like the open sicilian, but I'm a little bit lost due to the amount of lines. I never dared to play it on the board the way I would like to play (with castling long on almost every v...

Started 09/19/08 at 15:50:20 by Alluren
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By: Markovich
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Need good introduction book for sicilian
Hi all,
I would like to include sicilian defense(s) in my opening repertoire with black. I am a 2100-rated (USCF) player, but I almost never played sicilian in serious games. Any suggestion for g...

Started 07/26/05 at 14:51:21 by Antonos
2 1325 Last Post 07/26/05 at 19:09:14
By: TopNotch
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New Sicilian Repetoire
i'm a 2078 player ,i've modified my repetoire,
1.Sicilian Najdorf=English attack and 6.Be2
2.Sicilian scheveningen=English attack,keres attack

3.Sicilian Classical=Ritchter Rau...

Started 11/03/05 at 07:37:26 by armtwister
3 2267 Last Post 03/01/06 at 22:36:39
By: J-dog
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Sicilian Repature
I'm 2078 rated player ,i'd like to improve my play and i request you guys to comment on my sicilian repeture if its any good,need any change etc..
1.Sicilian Najdorf=6.Be2 a. ...6.e5=Plan is to p...

Started 10/29/05 at 09:42:39 by armtwister
9 4521 Last Post 11/01/05 at 09:06:56
By: Willempie
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"draw by repetition" lines
It would be interesting to list the most popular "draw by repetition" lines that appear in the open sicilians.
Of course if both white and black are happy with an early 1/2-1/2.
For instance...

Started 06/07/06 at 12:21:37 by asimof
2 1587 Last Post 06/14/06 at 22:31:03
By: asimof
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How good is the Open Sic section?
Hi guys,
I have a subscription to the d4 d5-section by Sherbakov and am considering a subscription to the Open Sic's. But maybe I am a bit spoiled by Sherbakov?
Could anyone of you offer an ...

Started 07/04/04 at 19:22:34 by baljej
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By: Markovich
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Starting out the Sicilian
This is a very interesting book. I would recomend it mainly for the white player at the amateur level looking for basics on each popular open sicilian. As a black player of this opening though it thin...

Started 11/11/05 at 18:09:03 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
3 1714 Last Post 03/21/06 at 10:39:48
By: Holbox
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Young Fischers universal Bc4
i was going over some games online and some from Kasparovs MGP. Was wondering what you all thought of young Fischers Bc4 in reply to almost all forms of the open sicilian. I was thinking of figureing ...

Started 10/06/05 at 02:52:49 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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Nimzo Sicilian
This doesnt belong in the open section,dragon,or anti so im putting it here anyway.
What do ya all think about it heres a link to an article by andrew martin.

Started 10/20/05 at 03:46:46 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
11 4221 Last Post 12/06/05 at 05:19:42
By: alumbrado
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Is this part of the forum dead??
Its been a while since any one has posted anything here. Scary thought as the sicilian is changing by the day. What will it take to get all of us sicilian nuts to start writing again. Maybe we could d...

Started 10/19/05 at 15:20:24 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
2 1537 Last Post 10/19/05 at 22:01:04
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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The lower rated guys and the open sicilian.
I was wandering what every one thought about amature players playing the sicilian. I am one of them and have recieved some varried responses from i should be playing 1.e5 instead of going for a sicili...

Started 05/29/05 at 05:42:22 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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Sicilian with 4.Qxd4
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cd 4.Qxd4 - anybody here play this for White?  If so, what responses do you typically run across, how do you fare with this line, and is it suitable for a mainline weapon against...

Started 06/24/03 at 00:50:48 by bckm
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By: bragesjo
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New QualityChess Book Series on Open Sicilian
I just noticed a new book on the QualityChess site that looks like (another) must have for 1.e4 players:
I feel...

Started 02/02/10 at 21:37:37 by belgian
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By: F22
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Rhodes Gambit?
I have an oldish (early '60s) book called "Chess Openings for the County Player" by G.I. Rhodes. In it he gives an interesting gambit idea (see below for the analysis). The idea is to try and get a Ma...

Started 06/23/04 at 13:55:22 by Ben_Hague
1 2004 Last Post 06/23/04 at 10:11:02
By: alumbrado
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shipov hedgehog/yorzh
Was mentioned in a thread a while back about Shipov working on a new edition of Yorzh/Hedgehog, but this time in English.
Apocryphal, or anyone know anything concrete on this?

Started 11/21/08 at 11:59:16 by Bibs
1 1096 Last Post 11/28/08 at 21:15:34
By: ddt
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Kramnik Life and Games book - Classical games?
My Life and Games - Kramnik, Damsky
Anyone have this?
Just wondering about coverage of Classical sicilian, specifica...

Started 02/17/08 at 07:11:24 by Bibs
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By: dokusan
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