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to play or not to play the sicilian najdorf
so I am very good in calculating tactics,
so I should chose an aggressive opening,
but ... the sicilian najdorf, as aggressive as it is said to be,
is more about memorizing moves than p...

Started 02/17/08 at 18:39:30 by battleangel (Ex Member)
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By: Jormechea
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Kasparov's Play the Najdorf DVD
Has anyone checked this out.  Carsten Hansen gave his Queens Gambit DVD full marks on Chesscafe and I was wondering if anyone picked up his new Najdorf DVD.  Thanks

Started 06/03/05 at 18:59:13 by Alex (Guest)
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By: dsanchez
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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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Najdorf 6.f4!?
I can't find 6.f4 mentioned in the Naj e-book - but it seems to crop up quite a lot.  I tend to play 6...Qc7 and then take it into a Dragon-type set up with ...g6 and ...Bg7 - reserving the option whe...

Started 03/02/03 at 16:13:39 by alumbrado
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By: Bilbo Baggins
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New Najdorf-Repertoire by Blohberger
Quote:
01      Intro, Motivation & Spielidee      11:32

Abweichungen im 2. Zug
02      Aufbauten mit c4      05:10
03      Wing-Gambit (Flügelgambit)      07:49
04      2.b3    ...

Blohberger recomments e6- and g6-Set-ups.
Against 6.Bg5 -> 6...Nbd7

Started 08/27/21 at 15:51:21 by alyechin
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By: alyechin
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Najdorf e-book?!
TK mentioned some Najdorf e-book..where I can get it..?  ???

Started 02/23/05 at 08:54:47 by AM (Guest)
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By: AM (Guest)
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B90  English Attack OPinion Question
After:  1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3 Be6 8.f3 Nbd7 9.g4 b5 10.g5 b4 11.Ne2 Nh5 12.Qd2 a5 13.Ng3 Nxg3 14.hxg3 a4 15.Nc1 Qa5 16.f4 g6 17.Nd3 Bg7 18.a3 bxa3 19.Qxa5 Rxa5 2...

Started 08/09/05 at 02:01:39 by AmericanSherlock (Guest)
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By: AmericanSherlock (Guest)
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English Attack-Simple line for Black (?)
After
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. f3
reading Ftacnik analysis i got the feeling that Black plays with fire and the whole Topalov approach (b4-Qa5) is quite r...

Started 11/02/10 at 10:17:28 by Ametanoitos
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By: Ametanoitos
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A critical line in the Najdorf
I'd be glad if someone could inform me about the following line:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.f3 e5 7.Nb3 Be6 8.Be3 Be7
9.Qd2 0-0 10.0-0-0 Nbd7 11.g4 b5 12.g5 b4 13.Ne2 ...

Started 02/22/08 at 14:53:02 by Ametanoitos
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By: TonyRo
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Najdorf 6 f4
Hi Everyone,
I am sure many of you will recognise this as the recommendation in John Nunn's seminal 'Beating the Sicilian'.
Just been looking at this and have drawn the conclusion that 6...e...

Started 03/24/08 at 17:49:58 by ANDREW BRETT
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By: ANDREW BRETT
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Najdorf 6 Qf3
Hi Everyone,
The above line was introduced in SOS Vol 6.  I lost a game in the British with this. Anyone got any good recommendation against it ?
Thanks
Andrew

Started 08/13/07 at 13:14:24 by ANDREW BRETT
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By: chk
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A Move I can't find in the Gothenburg
For those that don't know.. the Gothenburg runs 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 a6 6 Bg5 e6 7 f4 Be7 8 Qf3 h6 9 Bh4 g5 10 fxg5 and then the normal move is ...Nfd7. What is wrong with the s...

Started 06/05/05 at 23:29:51 by Andrew Voss (Guest)
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By: woofwoof
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6. Rg1
the variation of najdorf for white which runs 1.e4, c5 2. Nf3, d6 3. d4, cd 4. Nxd4, Nf6 5.Nc3, a6 6. Rg1... Ive been researching but games are really hard to find. does anyone here know anything abou...

Started 07/11/05 at 21:00:02 by antianti
2 1762 Last Post 07/12/05 at 05:22:32
By: MNb
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English attack with 8.f4 in 6..e5 line
I'm an 1.e4 player and i play the normal english attack against najdorf/scheveningen/Taimanov with very good results.Now i have a question regarding the 6...e5 variation after 6.Be3.The line goes 1.e4...

Started 07/04/05 at 10:03:15 by armtwister
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By: armtwister
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English Attack 6..e5 line without f3
I'm an 1.e4 player and i play the normal english attack against najdorf/scheveningen/Taimanov with very good results.Now i have a question regarding the 6...e5 variation after 6.Be3.The line goes 1.e4...

Started 07/03/05 at 09:41:37 by armtwister
2 1424 Last Post 07/04/05 at 03:05:26
By: alumbrado
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What is the proper response to 5.Bg5 e5 in Najdorf
I'm assuming e5 is bad against Bg5 but It's not in NCO and it doesn't appear to be a trivial advantage. It looks like the Shveshnikov but when I play Bxf6, after either Qxf6 or xf6 my knight looks pre...

Started 01/22/05 at 23:01:48 by arthur (Guest)
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By: MNb
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Najdorf 6.Be3 Ng4
I was wondering if the Nadjorf with 6. Be3 Ng4 has gone out of style or what? I have found a line that I run into trouble with and I wonder if it is because of that. Unfrotunately, I don't have update...

Started 03/08/05 at 15:27:31 by avoss (Guest)
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By: alumbrado
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Polugayevsky
Thank you to all who contributed to my last Topic. I am getting more specific though. I have played it a while and i like the dynamics of the opening. But a line I really like is the Polugayevsky!<br ...

Started 05/08/05 at 23:28:37 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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By: jejega
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Najdorf ideas
Hi i know this may sound stupid but im just trying to add the najdorf to my repertoire.  I was wandering about players to look at and general ideas on the theory of it.
I under stand the queen s...

Started 04/25/05 at 23:25:41 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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A new old move
Ok so a little while back I thought and wrote about looking at old Najdorf Positions( I was inspired by the thread on Topalovs counter attack); The ones that were frowned upon by theory. So I plugged ...

Started 10/09/05 at 18:04:27 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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