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Best material against 3. Bb5 (+)
Hi,
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
3 4109 Last Post 10/30/09 at 14:08:41
By: Alluren
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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
2 3780 Last Post 03/22/10 at 13:48:24
By: TonyRo
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g6 Rossolimo
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 g6 4 O-O Bg7 5 c3 e5 6 Na3!?
GM Wojtkiewicz played this against me in a blitz game.  I'm wondering what everyone thinks of this, is it a viable idea, etc.  
Thoughts ...

Started 02/14/04 at 12:29:06 by nexirae
2 2066 Last Post 03/27/04 at 07:17:41
By: notagmyet
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Sicilian Rossolimo
After
1. e4 c5
2. Nf3 Nf6
3. Bb5
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)
5 4543 Last Post 08/31/09 at 12:23:33
By: Markovich
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Rossolimo: 3..Qb6
Just working on some Anti-Anti-Sicilians.
To get the Alapin tactical, is not so difficult. The closed Sicilian is for a Dutch-player not unwelcome, if you take a setup with e5+d6+c5+f5 it gets q...

Started 01/01/05 at 08:00:51 by Dutch-Kalashnikov
12 6502 Last Post 01/13/05 at 23:16:57
By: Remis_Aman
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Fischer's 3.Bb5
I saw that in Fischer-Spassky 92, fischer played 1.e4 c5 2.nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5
seems cool, any thoughts?

Started 02/05/05 at 06:28:10 by Bruce (Guest)
3 2538 Last Post 03/18/05 at 08:58:19
By: kingscrusher
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1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Lb5 Nd4 4.Lc4 a6!?
What is white's best move here?
5.a4?
5.Nf3?
5. ?
I am not sure what to play here.  a6!? seems to be a good move, isn't it?
Tom

Started 02/05/05 at 12:14:04 by GuestTom (Guest)
2 2050 Last Post 09/20/06 at 00:05:25
By: Der Stratege
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Rossolimo
I know there is a thread about the R. but I did not find there a sufficient answer, so lets start something new.
True, there is many choice for black in the Rossolimo,like somebody told in this p...

Started 03/21/05 at 03:42:17 by Guido (Guest)
13 6411 Last Post 04/07/05 at 18:50:26
By: Michael Ayton
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12 5089 Last Post 06/06/05 at 10:20:36
By: roastednuts
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Rossolimo/3...e6,4.Bxc6
Hi,
I play 3..e6 agains the Rossolimo. In about every 3rd game I get 4.Bxc6 and I answer bxc6.
I dont like the usual positional answer 5...Ne7, 6...Ng6 etc., too complicated play, too positi...

Started 04/23/05 at 06:28:11 by vergo (Guest)
0 1162 Last Post 04/23/05 at 06:28:10
By: vergo (Guest)
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What is the better/Rossolimo?
Hi,
I am new here. I play chess on club level only since 2 years (around 1700 Elo).
I have problems against the Rossolimo-variation. So far I played 3..d6 but I dont like it, brrrr Angry. I th...

Started 04/23/05 at 07:51:47 by Rolf Berger (Guest)
5 4340 Last Post 04/26/05 at 09:40:51
By: johnmac
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The Moscow Variation
after 1.e4 c5 2.nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ what do most of you play here. I know this line is not supposed to be anything but equality for white but im getting ready for the michigan open and would like to see wha...

Started 08/07/05 at 19:21:45 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
1 1701 Last Post 08/07/05 at 19:44:16
By: lost highway
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McDonald's Siclian 3 Bb5 Revealed excellent review
Carsten Hansen over at Chesscafe just gave Mcdonald's book on the Bb5 Sicilian his highest rating, 5 stars out of 5. See the link below for the page containing the review.
http://www.chesscafe.co...

Started 09/12/05 at 17:00:44 by notyetagm
10 6162 Last Post 02/06/06 at 00:36:41
By: SniperOnG7
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Moscow
Today I thought ok this DPA thing is easy to pull off it just takes a few hours! I kept thinking well all those lines I just don’t get as black will make a little sense if I can get help part of the w...

Started 09/27/05 at 20:43:07 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
10 4188 Last Post 10/01/05 at 18:41:48
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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Joey Antonio - Dao Thien Hai, Malaysian Open 2005
Hope that GM Jonathan Rowson will look into this game in his next update! Smiley
Antonio,Rogelio Jr (2513) - Dao Thien Hai (2601) [B52]
2nd Dato' Arthur Tan Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur MAS (11...

Started 09/28/05 at 23:05:08 by Remis_Aman
1 2070 Last Post 09/29/05 at 03:32:30
By: TalJechin
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Best book on the 3. Bb5 Sicilain
I've started playing a Sicilians with 2...Nc6 and I noticed there are several books on 3. Bb5.  I am aware of books by: McDonald, Pederson, Paliser.  I think there is anti-Sicilian book out that cover...

Started 11/10/05 at 21:23:13 by fightingbob
14 7234 Last Post 03/08/07 at 22:57:14
By: kalle99
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Moscow 3. Bb5+ Nd7
What's the state of theory here?  The last time this was covered on Chesspub was many years ago.. Jon if you are reading this an update will be much appreciated!
3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 Ngf6 5. Nc3 cx...

Started 01/26/06 at 02:15:30 by lnn2
10 4794 Last Post 07/12/06 at 12:19:00
By: IMRichardPalliser
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Bb5 Sicilian
So you have bought all the recent books on the Bb5 Sicilian and then you play 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 but Black plays ...e6 so you play 3.Nc3 hoping for Nc6 so then 4.Bb5 etc...
But what is best after 3.Nc...

Started 02/10/06 at 16:02:58 by Harvey Williamson
11 5609 Last Post 02/16/06 at 14:12:21
By: Alias
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Rossolimo 3..e6
Of course d5 is not possible in the main line of the 3..e6 Rossolimo with 5.Re1 if White proceeds with Bxc6 instead of 6.Bf1
But what is the reputation of 3...e6
4.Bxc6 bxc6, 5.d3 d5 (or 5.0...

Started 07/21/06 at 15:21:51 by Sax83
0 1462 Last Post 07/21/06 at 15:21:50
By: Sax83
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Is there a video on this anti sicilian?
I seem to remember there was either a Foxy or Roman video on the following line in the sicilian. It is where white plays nc3 then bb5 (it might be after the moved nf3, nc3 then bb5). Well if there was...

Started 09/11/06 at 03:22:30 by Darthmambo
3 2016 Last Post 09/11/06 at 18:03:08
By: Darthmambo
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