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8... h5 Najdorf
Hi All,
I'm playing in a tournament soon and I think I will have a couple of English Attack games. I think that they will go 9. Qd2 against 8... h5. What's the best way to play against this plan ...

Started 11/22/15 at 23:51:30 by NegiRefutes (Ex Member)
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By: Horatio
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Najdorf 6. Nb3 and 6. a3
The latest New in Chess Year Book contains some material about the latest two attempts against the Najdorf, namely 6. a3 and 6. Nb3. A point seems to be that against the natural response of 6. .. e5, ...

Started 03/23/17 at 19:17:11 by RdC
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By: kylemeister
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Best líne against 6. Bg5?
What do you think si the Best líne black has against 6. Bg5? And where could I study it? Thank you very much

Started 08/18/15 at 00:47:22 by Pingudon
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By: abrahampayton
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Bg5 Najdorf - do you play a3?
In many lines of the Bg5 Najdorf, Black will play .. b5. In his annotations in 60 Memorable Games, Fischer would reckon that a3 was mandatory. Later in one of this 1980s books, Nunn thought it best av...

Started 01/08/17 at 22:30:18 by RdC
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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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
3 4631 Last Post 09/29/16 at 15:28:25
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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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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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
5 3891 Last Post 09/08/14 at 19:55:52
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
12 9603 Last Post 07/04/14 at 19:14:01
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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