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starting out c3
has anyone seen this book?

Started 11/05/08 at 11:41:26 by Glen_Rotten
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By: TimS
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Alapin 2...Nf6, 7...g6!?
In two weeks I have to play with black against a higher rated Alapin player. Based on some information in an opening book I want to play with an early g6. The main line should be
1.e4 c5 2.c3 ...

Started 10/13/08 at 13:41:07 by Lou_Cyber
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By: Templare2
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Main Line c3 sicilian with 3...Nd5
We begin with these moves:
1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. cxd4 d6 6. Bc4 Nb6 7. Bb3 dxe5 8. Qh5 e6 9. dxe5 Nc6 10. Nf3 Qd3 11. Nc3
and arrive at the following position.
now in Rogozenko's e...

Started 08/06/05 at 16:14:21 by Teyko
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By: tipau
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I just lost a correpondence game in which i played with black against this gambit: 1.- e4 c5 2.- c3 Nf6 3.- e5 Nd5 4.- d4 cxd 5.- Nf3 d6 6.- cxd4 Nc6 7.- Bc4 Nb6 8.- Bb3 dxe5 9.- d5 Na5 10.- Nc3 Bg4 (...

Started 03/24/08 at 01:37:22 by Onslaught
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By: DoubledPawns
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2. ... d6 against the Alapin
I have explored e4 c5 c3 d6 and it seems the line with 4. Bd3 is its critical test. Any ideas against e4 c5 c3 d6 d4 Nf6 Bd3
Thanks very much

Started 02/23/08 at 15:26:05 by buffalo
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By: Matemax
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Having some troubles vs the c3 sicilian
Hi to all!!!
As the title implies, I am currently having some difficulties facing the c3 sicilian (well, in fact as my last blitz games show, all anti-sicilian lines, as I have lost my last 6 ant...

Started 02/14/05 at 04:02:05 by krugman
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By: TimS
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i am having trouble against this line its short..
i love playing the c-3 sillcian but run into trouble with this playes 2. nc-6 instead of nf-6. so it goes like this e-4 c-5 2.c-3 NC-6. then whats white third it d-4 or B-B5 or Bc...

Started 02/19/08 at 01:40:04 by accdragonpppr
2 1801 Last Post 02/19/08 at 06:21:02
By: DoubledPawns
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Goodger's TN
In his December update, John Shaw presented an excellent idea of Martyn Goodger's: 1 e4 c5 2 c3 Nf6 3 e5 Nd5 4 Nf3 e6 5 d4 cxd4 6 cxd4 d6 7 Bc4 Nc6 8 0-0 Be7 9 a3 0-0 10 Re1 Bd7 11 Bd2!? Rc8 12 Nc3 Nx...

Started 02/03/08 at 14:12:34 by IMRichardPalliser
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By: IMRichardPalliser
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Alapin variation 2.. b6 - worth to study as black?
there is a brand new book about this variation just released. Right now it is only available in German. So far I've always played 2...Nf6. Anybody has experience with 2...b6? Is it worth t...

Started 03/28/06 at 21:51:59 by Stefan Renzewitz(Guest) (Guest)
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By: FightingDragon
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2.c3 Nf6 3.e5 Nd5 4.Bc4 Nb6 5.Bb3 Nc6 5.Nf3 d5
[b][size=14]This line seems to have been causing White some headaches of late and while I don't think I've solved them I do think I've come up with an idea that might put the cat back among the pig...

Started 12/07/07 at 16:22:07 by alumbrado
2 1597 Last Post 12/09/07 at 19:12:25
By: alumbrado
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c3-Sicilian: Sidestepping the 10. d5! Gambit?
I am quite succesfull with the gambit arising after
1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. ed5 Qd5 4. d4 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Be2 cd4 7. cd4 e6 8. h3 Bh5 9. Nc3 Qa5 10. d5,
but  I am not sure how White shold co...

Started 11/18/07 at 18:58:55 by Bernhard
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By: Bernhard
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Alapin Line
In the line: 1.e4 c5 2.c3 Nf6 3.e5 Nd5 4.d4 cxd4 5.cxd4 d6 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.Bc4 Nb6 8.Bb3
What should be played here? I checked my database and found out that most people play 7...d5 here. However, th...

Started 11/17/07 at 13:41:23 by sssthepro
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By: kylemeister
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1e4 c5 2 c3 e5
Looking for detailed analysis on this.
Recommended by Silman in old book "Winning with the Sicilian defence" (1991). See Filipovic played this and scanned through his games.
Only ve...

Started 09/10/07 at 16:11:34 by Bibs
5 3603 Last Post 09/11/07 at 16:46:56
By: kylemeister
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Is this a good reply for the c3 sicilian?
Hi guys I have the same response for the c3 Sicilian and the Smith-Morra Gambit.  1.e4 c5 2.c3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.cxd4    or    1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3 d6 4.cxd4.   Next, since I'm a dragon player in the o...

Started 09/04/07 at 05:21:36 by everalexfor
13 5347 Last Post 09/08/07 at 15:39:23
By: Dji
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"Sicilian for the amteur" by Sveshnikov
Some weeks ago I read about this books on the NiC-page: A two volume work by Sveshnikov on the c3-sicilian. Today I've tried to find it again on the NiC-site. But it seems to have been removed.

Started 07/22/07 at 12:25:45 by Bernhard
2 2605 Last Post 08/15/07 at 10:21:16
By: Paddy
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c3 Sicilian question
Hello all,
I've decided to follow the recommendation in Safest Sicilian and have started playing 2..Nf6, but I've run into a problem in the lines where White plays an early Bc4.
After the s...

Started 08/13/07 at 22:05:07 by LeeRoth
5 2810 Last Post 08/14/07 at 18:43:11
By: Willempie
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Nc3 (allowing ...Nxc3) in the Alapin
This is about an observation I've made about some Alapin variations I've played as black. In particular I've been playing the Semkov/Delchev recommendations quite a lot in Internet games. While they h...

Started 08/02/07 at 21:07:54 by Bonsai
2 2500 Last Post 08/04/07 at 09:23:10
By: chk
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playable ? 1.e4 5 2.3 g6 3.d4 xd 4.xd d5
What do you think for Black of 1.e4 5 2.3 g6 3.d4 xd 4.xd d5 what is the better move here for white  5.xd5 or 5.e5 (or maybe 5.N3 with the idea dxe 6.B4)

Started 08/28/06 at 12:01:02 by parisestmagique
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54 27302 Last Post 08/03/07 at 10:21:24
By: Pessoa
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....Bg4 for Black in c3 pawn sac line
I believe this was discussed some time ago, but nobody seemed to know the answer.
Have there been any ideas for White in the following:
In the line 1. e4, c5  2. c3, Nf6  3. e5  Nd5 ...

Started 12/01/06 at 21:21:14 by Glen_Rotten
2 1924 Last Post 05/25/07 at 17:03:17
By: Klick
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Chess Explained: The c3 Sicilian. Opinions?
Hi friends> I am beggining to like more and more the c3 sicilian. Good bye Dragon, Good Bye Najdorf and Bye hours of study. Please what is the right book to buy? What do you think of Silman book?

Started 05/18/07 at 00:49:25 by Pingudon
4 3471 Last Post 05/20/07 at 04:07:07
By: exigentsky
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