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Rossolimo Variation [B23], [B30-1], Moscow Variation & Hybrid [B51-2]
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Rossolimo 3...g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. d4!?
I was thinking about switching back to playing ...Nc6 sicilians recently and am searching for a reliable response to the Rossolimo. I'm leaning toward 3...g6 for now, with the idea of meeting Bxc6 wit...
Started 01/25/19 at 19:54:17 by Syzygy
09/26/19 at 17:25:17
3.Bb5 Nd7 Moscow Modern Main Line
I was thinking some of you may have done analysis on the Modern Main Line of the Moscow, with 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5 Nd7 4.0-0 a6 5.Bd3 Ngf6 6.Re1 b5 7.c4, and now 7...g5. I worked heav...
Started 09/04/17 at 01:57:57 by TN
09/10/17 at 00:01:53
e6!? In the 5. c4 Moscow line
I like playing the Moscow, but nearly everyone I play is playing a set-up with e6 after 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5 Bd7 4. Bxd7 Qxd7 5. c4. I'm not able to find even a slight edge for White after Black ...
Started 08/04/16 at 16:15:07 by NegiRefutes (Ex Member)
08/15/16 at 08:09:27
05/07/16 at 13:03:51
10/09/15 at 06:01:54
Kornev on Rossolimo/Moscow
chess-stars.com has announced a new book on Bb5 Sicilians, presumably a repertoire book for white !?
The Strongest Anti-Sicilian: Rossolimo and Moscow Attack.
by Alexei Kornev
Expected in February 2015. ...
Started 11/15/14 at 13:02:23 by tracke
04/05/15 at 21:29:20
By: AKornev - Ex Member
Bb5 books and dvds?
Well in my quest not to play the main line Sicilian, I was thining of taking a look at Bb5.
I was wondering, what are the good bb5 dvd's and books out there? It seems that through ou...
Started 06/17/14 at 16:30:28 by Mtal
06/17/14 at 17:47:15
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nd4 4.Bc4 ... a6!?
I played Vigorito's suggested 4...a6, not really knowing this variation. The first 10 moves ended with the same position as that in the e-book line.
I managed to draw with my 200+ graded opponen...
Started 03/24/10 at 13:09:47 by TicklyTim
01/15/14 at 13:47:21
Problem with the Rossolimo
I really don't understand why everybody (Jones, Bologan, Van Wely...) today suggest playing following line:
Started 12/04/12 at 23:51:23 by Ilya_Colima
12/05/12 at 00:44:18
Sources on 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nc6
I play sicilian najdorf, and sometimes acc.dragon. Rossolimo and Moscow variations are tons of theory. I'm looking for a simple solution to avoid theory for Rossolimo and Moscow. Is there any good sou...
Started 08/01/12 at 13:49:19 by Ender
08/01/12 at 15:09:45
Bologan book on the Rossolimo
Has anyone got this book yet ? I've been waiting for it since the dvd came out and I'm still waiting thanks to delays at BookDepository.com. I've seen the book when I recently got a chance to call in ...
Started 05/17/11 at 14:51:50 by Laramonet
09/27/11 at 23:02:27
By: up and comer
03/04/11 at 08:02:28
GM Repetoire 6: Resulting Endgame
I'm going through the 3. Bb5 chapter.
On pg. 126 in the reference Ulibin-Kosintseva is given:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. O-O Nc6 6. c3 Nf6 7. d4 Nxe4 8.
d5 Ne5 9. R...
Started 12/16/10 at 01:36:24 by XNetman
02/01/11 at 09:49:51
2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5!?
I've been smashed by a Grandmaster in a simul...
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Bb5 Nd4 5 e5 Nxb5 6 Nxb5 Nd5 7 Ng5 f6 8 Ne4!
I remembered reading about this line before, up until f6. But Ne4...
Started 01/31/04 at 19:53:18 by nexirae
10/23/10 at 11:26:22
Navigating the Rossolimo Tabiya
I had some questions on the position after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 e6 4.0-0 Nge7, one of the critical positions of the entire Rossolimo complex:
a) Of White's main moves, 5.Re1, 5.b3, 5.Nc3 and 5...
Started 02/22/10 at 12:43:40 by TN
03/22/10 at 13:48:24
In his book Palliser referred to the game Llabollita- Liascovich (Buenos Aires 2002):
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 d6 4. O-O Bd7 5. Re1 Nf6 6. c3 a6 7. Bf1 Bg4 8. d3
e6 9. Nbd2 Be7 10. h3 Bh5 ...
Started 10/03/09 at 19:25:34 by raspoutine
11/08/09 at 19:35:50
By: Leo Chessi
Best material against 3. Bb5 (+)
I'm searching some material against 3.Bb5 (+). Since I'm planning to play the classical, it doesn't matter if it's for 2...d6 or 2...Nc6.
I've the Rogozenko, but I find the lines he give...
Started 10/27/09 at 21:36:18 by Alluren
10/30/09 at 14:08:41
Hi, what do people think is the best follow-up for White in the following line:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. O-O Nc6 6. c3 Nf6 7. d4 Nxe4 8. d5 Ne5 9. Re1 Nxf3+ 10. Qxf3 Nf6 ?<...
Started 10/06/09 at 19:08:47 by Glen_Rotten
10/07/09 at 08:14:51
Facing 3.Bb5 with 3..g6 and having problems...
I face 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 with ..g6 and try and play the main line (dxc6) as I see it (Rogozenko's). I know of the knight manoeuvres, but the position doesn't really seem very threatening.
Started 06/25/09 at 11:10:16 by TicklyTim
09/01/09 at 13:06:51
1. e4 c5
2. Nf3 Nf6
Black reply with 3... Nd4
A. Is the best move for white here is 4.Nxd4 cxd4 ?
B. after 4.Nxd4 cxd4, what's the good plan for white ? I ...
Started 08/09/04 at 18:28:48 by ChessLover (Guest)
08/31/09 at 12:23:33
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