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TN in the ...a5 line against the English Attack
The following position has been reached in 5 games between players rated between 2194 and 2582, with 17.Be2 being played 3 times, and 17.Nd4 twice.  Those five games turned out fine for White (4.5-0.5...

Started 01/01/16 at 20:14:17 by George Jempty
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By: AntonioAg
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Main Line 6 Bg5 Najorf :!?/?!/?
Apologies if this line has been discussed here before...
Last week, I found in my closet a crumpled up sheet of paper, presumably from a while ago with some brief thoughts scribbled down about th...

Started 05/25/14 at 17:12:09 by Mainline_Novelty
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By: AntonioAg
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Leitao's Najdorf DVD
Just came across this when browsing:
Leitao is a decent strength GM.
Anyone seen it at all? Lines covered? (not too much...

Started 11/23/15 at 06:13:14 by Bibs
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By: AntonioAg
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6. Bg5 - Completely Safe and Strong Line!
There is a safe and strong line for Black with 7... Qb6 followed by ...Nc6 which seems to give Black a nice Rauzer structure with easy equality. Many people think Black is worse because of th...

Started 08/20/16 at 19:23:56 by NegiRefutes (Ex Member)
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By: nestor
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6. Bg5 Najdorf for Black vs. Low Rated Players
I was looking at some games by some top players (Ding Liren, Wojtaszek) and they played the Najdorf against low-rated players. The opponents played something harmless I think but what would they do on...

Started 05/25/16 at 05:06:43 by NegiRefutes (Ex Member)
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By: kylemeister
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Najdorf 6 Bg5 e5 ?!
A 2400 player played against me this "impossible" move
After some 20 moves I am probably winning
I could find in my DB nothing convincing , but I have only recent games
Surely there is ...

Started 01/16/14 at 11:58:17 by vallescure
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By: lhl
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8.Ng1!? in the 6.h3 Najdorf
An interesting new option against 6.h3 e5 7.Nde2 h5 was seen in this rapid game, where Svidler tried 8.Ng1!?
[pgn][Event "World Rapid 2015"]
[Site "Berlin GER"]
[Date "2015.10.10"]

Started 01/30/16 at 11:25:19 by Claus Jensen
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By: BenkoFan
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Do you ever play the classical Najdorf as White?
Hello everyone. I'm interested in playing the classical (6.Be2) variation against the Najdorf, yet so far I've only found one book which covers this variation from the White side, Slaying the Sicilian...

Started 12/13/15 at 19:28:13 by AlienOctopus
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Caruana-Kovalyov, Baku 2015
Caruana won a nice game in the variation starting with 8. .. h5. This variation is quite popular in correspondence and computer engine play, probably more so than OTB. It is very, very complex. I have...

Started 09/19/15 at 03:54:12 by jdart
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Chess Developments 6.Bg5 Najdorf
Looking forward to this book, wondering what lines are going to be covered.
I so hope some stuff on the ...

Started 07/29/13 at 16:29:14 by najdorfslayer
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By: Nordlandia
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Bologan's Beating the Sicilian, Vol. 2?
I'm thinking about buying this DVD. If anyone has it, could you please post the lines covered and Bologan's recommendations?
I'm not too concerned about the Dragon lines, but I'm curious to see ...

Started 03/14/15 at 02:41:38 by birdsopening
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By: BobbyDigital80
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Adams Attack-Sicilian Najdorf
I am looking for material in the Adams Attack, Sicilian Najdorf, as played in the Match Fischer vs. Najdorf, Varna 1962:
Is there any boo...

Started 01/25/10 at 09:42:02 by nobibla
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By: Paddy
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English Attack move orders
In the english attack with 6...e5, why does white usually delay g4 and g5? To be more specific, after 6...e5 7.Nb3 Be6 8.f3 Nbd7, sometimes white plays 9.g4 but more often he plays 9.Qd2, allowing the...

Started 10/13/14 at 22:29:48 by gauss
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"Starting Out: 1.e4!" vs the Najdorf
I've decided it's time I started playing open Sicilians as White. And I thought I might use McDonald's "Starting Out: 1.e4!" as an outline repertoire, plugging the holes (of which I know there are man...

Started 09/06/14 at 20:44:09 by Straggler
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By: bragesjo
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Attacking Chess..Sicilian Najdorf
Just wondering what lines Palliser will recommend in this book, particularly the 6.Bg5 lines.
What I would like to see against the main moves at move 6 are ;
Against 6.f4
I would like ...

Started 11/01/12 at 19:59:32 by najdorfslayer
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By: RoleyPoley
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Najdorf 6.Bg5 e5
What do you think about the move 6...e5 in the 6.Bg5 Najdorf ? It´s almost never played. Is it really that bad?

Started 08/28/08 at 16:11:45 by Elmika
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Najdorf - 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3 Be6 8.Be2 Be7 9.Qd3
Hello All,
Hope to raise some interest  Smiley
I am currently looking at the following position :
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3 Be6 8.Be2 Be7 9.Qd3 O-O 10.O-...

Started 04/11/14 at 09:37:01 by LGXIII
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Winning with the Najdorf Sicilian
Winning with the Najdorf Sicilian
An Uncompromising Repertoire for Black
by Zaven Andriasyan
Noticed it is now available through NIC.  Anyone have this yet.  is the ...a5 line the new t...

Started 05/21/13 at 23:53:47 by Michael Wilde
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Poisoned Pawn: 10.e5 not dangerous after all
With the release of the Rybka 3 Opening Book, this was posted on the Rybka website in the section concerning the new Rybka 3 Opening Book.
"In 2007 the Poison Pawn variation of the Sicilian Najdo...

Started 08/14/08 at 00:28:42 by Kopperhed
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By: vallescure
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New Poisoned Pawn Sicilian =
Here is a quick draw in the Sicilian: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.f4 Nbd7 7.Be3 Qb6 8.Qd2 Qxb2 9.Nb3 Qa3 10.e5 Ng4 11.Nb1 Qa4 12.Nc3 Qa3 13.Nb1=

Started 01/09/14 at 15:57:08 by sloughter
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By: ghenghisclown
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