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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"]
[...|/pgn]

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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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
http://www.everymanchess.com/chess/books/Chess_Developments%3A_Sicilian_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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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.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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By: LGXIII
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New E Book on the Old Main Line Najdorf
http://www.stefanotatai.com/
The IM Stefano Tatai wrote an e-book about the 6. Bg5 line against the Najdorf.
From his site: It is with pleasure to announce that I am finally at the end of my...

Started 04/28/13 at 09:36:19 by Templare2
3 4438 Last Post 01/02/14 at 17:13:12
By: chandrashekharkoravi
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Najdorf 6.Be3 Ng4 coverage
I'm still impressed by Gelfand's win against Nakamura in Paris. Do you Know where I can find some information about 6...Ng4? It seems strange that none of the latest publications on the Najdorf cover ...

Started 10/04/13 at 08:43:26 by gramsci
3 5061 Last Post 10/05/13 at 02:49:23
By: Bogojump
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Re: Sicilian Najdorf 6.h3
[pgn][Event "?"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2013.07.18"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Najdorf 6.h3"]
[Black "Black responds 6...e5"]
[Result "*"]
[ECO "B90"]
[Annotator "Jensen,Cla...|/pgn]

Started 07/18/13 at 12:27:54 by Claus Jensen
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By: TN
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New book on the Najdorf announced ...
It's so rare that a 2700 player writes a book (Avrukh was when he wrote his GM repertoire 1.d4 if I'm good remebering) but what about a 2800 elo player ?
Of course, we must seat and wait but it'...

Started 02/15/13 at 00:51:52 by Michel Barbaut
5 9168 Last Post 04/22/13 at 16:42:45
By: Vass
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The Sharpest Sicilian 2012
About the Delayed Poisoned Pawn: "A bigger drawback is white's possibility to exploit 7...h6 by developing the queen on d3 or choosing 9.a3, followed by Bh4-f2" p.10. Do you really think those plans a...

Started 11/03/12 at 19:36:12 by gramsci
7 11803 Last Post 12/30/12 at 16:23:57
By: Mortal Games
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Sicilian Najdorf 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 h6 8. Bxf6
Is the main move recommended in Experts vs The Sicilian. After ...Qxf6 I didn't know what the best move was earlier, and played 9. f5, thinking that I had to act quickly to exploit the poor Queen plac...

Started 12/07/11 at 21:26:00 by Daniel ODowd
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By: Daniel ODowd
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Bg5 Classical Najdorf with 7...Nc6
The move order I'm talking about here is:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Nc6. 
I am struggling to find the way to prove an advantage against this line.  ...

Started 05/11/10 at 08:03:02 by FrankieJay
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By: FrankieJay
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A new ( for me) Line in the Najdorf
Sone days ago I played a local tornamnet and aganinst the najdorf of my opponent i played the "Old Main LIne" 6. Bg5. The game went:
6.., e6 7. f4 Be7  8. Qf3 Qc7 9. 0-0-0 b5!?  a move unknow ( a...

Started 07/15/10 at 16:36:36 by Templare2
3 2320 Last Post 07/16/10 at 01:33:33
By: TonyRo
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New Najdorf book released 22/06/2010
Play the Najdorf Sicilian by James Rizzitano
http://www.chessdirect.co.uk/acatalog/offers.html#ag5416
Does anyone have it yet?

Started 06/29/10 at 01:33:28 by Gilchrist is a legend
1 1920 Last Post 07/05/10 at 11:42:13
By: Hoppers
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Najdorf - English attack
Here is a question from novice Smiley
In variant 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Ng4 why last Black's move are not popular? Whats wrong with it? I didnt found any...

Started 05/14/09 at 20:45:03 by Maksimov_Maxim
7 5080 Last Post 05/29/10 at 02:39:27
By: kylemeister
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Poisoned Pawn Line...
Hey all,
I was curious as to whether or not White has absolutely anything after this line:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Qb6 8. Qd2 Qxb2 9. Rb1 Qa3 10....

Started 03/30/10 at 22:02:23 by TonyRo
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By: TonyRo
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How to Study Najdorf?
I just bought John Emms's Play the Najdorf:Schevennigen style.  I am curious as to a good way to learn this opening. I want to seriously learn the ins and outs of these variations. I have had problems...

Started 12/18/09 at 03:40:40 by Reverse
4 3546 Last Post 12/21/09 at 10:26:52
By: chk
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