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Sveshnikov/Pelikan, Kalashnikov, Lowenthal & Grivas Sicilian [B32-33]
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sicilian defense, Pelikan
I am playing the sicilian for a while as black usually the Sozin Defense, and want to learn te Pelikan
Does anyone here play the Pelikan Defense as Black?
1.e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3...

Started 01/30/05 at 17:46:06 by midnight
8 3380 Last Post 05/26/05 at 10:49:14
By: Willempie
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Shveshnikov Pawn Sack - Is it sound?
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 xd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5 6.Nb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b4 9.Nd5 Be7 10.Bxf6 Bxf6 11.c4 0-0
12.xb5 Nd4
Is this line playable?
13.Bmoves xb5 and it's not a pawn sack becau...

Started 04/29/05 at 21:12:49 by bob_000 (Guest)
1 1627 Last Post 05/12/05 at 07:17:12
By: wonkey_donkey
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sveshnikov 6nb3
on this line is black slightly better or is black about equal
1. e4 c5 2. nf3 nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. nxd4 nf6 5. nc3 e5 6. nb3 bb4

Started 04/15/05 at 09:14:11 by Eckerd Drugs (Guest)
2 1344 Last Post 04/18/05 at 16:48:24
By: Lou_Cyber
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B32 Sicilian line being revived by
Please check out Vallejos latest blindfold game at Amber where he crushed Kramnik with the B32 Sicilian.
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 a6 6. Nd6+ Bxd6 7. Qxd6 Qf6 8. Qd1 Qg6 9....

Started 03/26/05 at 01:38:02 by BlackLion (Guest)
1 1592 Last Post 03/26/05 at 21:18:11
By: M.Nieuweboer (Guest)
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A busted try for white in the Sveshnikov
Here's a postal game I finished today:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Na3 b5 9. Bxf6 gxf6 10. Nd5 f5 11. Bd3 Be6 12. Qh5 Rg8 13. g3 Nd4 14. O-O-...

Started 03/17/05 at 14:55:00 by Alias
7 2833 Last Post 03/22/05 at 08:30:21
By: Michael Ayton
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Sicilian Sveshnikov
I am studying GM Yakovich's excellent book on the Sveshnikov and I like the line, e4 c5 nf3 nc6 d4 cd nd4 nf6 nc3 e5 ndb5 d6 Bg5 a6 Na3 b5 Nd5 Be7 Bf6 Bf6 Nd5 Ne7Nf6 gf. White then has several ways to...

Started 03/02/05 at 14:45:08 by BearerOfBadNews
0 1873 Last Post 03/02/05 at 14:45:07
By: BearerOfBadNews
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Question for Sveshnikov players
As a one time Sveshnikov player, I was going over a series of old Sveshnikov games of mine and those played at the top level, and was reminded of Kasparov's brilliant win against Shirov in 1994 at Hor...

Started 12/28/04 at 16:40:25 by HgMan
3 1910 Last Post 02/01/05 at 21:16:27
By: MNb
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Svesh Bxb5 sac line
1.e4 c5 Nf3 Nc6 d4 cxd4 Nxd4 Nf6 Nc3 e5 Ndb5 d6 Bg5 a6 Na3 b5 Bxf6 gxf6 Nd5 f5 Bxb5 axb5 Nxb5 Ra4 Nbc7+ Kd7 Nb6+
This line was recently played against me...I looked it up on's datab...

Started 12/08/03 at 17:43:39 by nexirae
6 2542 Last Post 01/30/05 at 18:13:38
By: Lou_Cyber
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Kalashnikov: early f5 in all variations?
I am a Kalashnikov-fan and would never change my pet Kalashnikov to the more common Sheshnikov.
The Kalashnikov-theory prefers the 6. c4.
But when I play it on ICC (my level OTB around 1850...

Started 12/11/04 at 08:05:43 by Dutch-Kalashnikov
6 3394 Last Post 12/19/04 at 03:44:46
By: Roxy Music (Guest)
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Sveshnikov: black prospects for a kingside-attack
I am a Kalashnikov-player.
As I read more and more euphoric comments on the Sveshnikov I started to look at some Sveshnikov games.
After going through my first Sveshnikov games I am little ...

Started 12/13/04 at 09:55:30 by Dutch-Kalashnikov
4 2284 Last Post 12/16/04 at 10:41:38
By: MNb
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the most popular line in sveshnikov 10...f5
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5
6.Ndb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5 f5
11.Bd3 Be6 12.O-O Bxd5 13.exd5 Ne7 14.c3 Bg7 15.Qh5 e4
16.Bc2 O-O 17.Rae1 Qc8 this line...

Started 12/01/04 at 15:05:41 by Airija87 (Guest)
0 1245 Last Post 12/01/04 at 15:05:40
By: Airija87 (Guest)
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Bust of Kramniks 13...Rg4 in the Sveshnikov?
In "The complete Sveshnikov Sicilian", Yuri Yakovich recommends 13...Rg4 in the following line:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5 6.Ndb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5 f5 1...

Started 10/27/04 at 10:16:03 by Lobachevsky
6 2940 Last Post 11/19/04 at 05:38:27
By: Alias
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Svesh Bxf6, 15 g4
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 e5 6 Ndb5 d6 7 Bg5 a6 8 Na3 b5 9 Bxf6 gxf6 10 Nd5 f5 11 c3 Bg7 12 exf5 Bxf5 13 Nc2 O-O 14 Nce3 Be6 15 g4!?
This move came as a shocker OTB and I certa...

Started 04/05/04 at 17:39:31 by nexirae
1 1685 Last Post 05/05/04 at 18:20:57
By: gsmith1023
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Forced into a lousy Kalashnikov line
I have begun playing 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 (or 2. Nc3 and 3. Nf3) and had no problems with it until I noticed that 3...d6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e5 6. Ndb5 lands me in a 6. N1c3 Kalashnikov line wher...

Started 04/19/04 at 19:21:40 by AmateurDragoneer
2 1930 Last Post 04/19/04 at 20:25:52
By: AmateurDragoneer
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Svesh 6.Nxc6
I know that almost everyone dismisses this line as bad, but in practice it arises numerous times (including from high rated players, just played a 2036 who played Nxc6).
After 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3...

Started 12/24/03 at 15:34:12 by nexirae
1 1588 Last Post 01/09/04 at 10:05:11
By: Maykel_Smits
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Sveshnikov 7. Nd5
After reading the FED's update, I decided on this line. I was wondering if anyone has any OTB experience with 7...Nxd5 8. exd5 Nb8 9. Qf3!? which definitely looks like it is worth some investigation a...

Started 12/11/03 at 12:48:44 by AmateurDragoneer
1 1472 Last Post 12/11/03 at 19:26:49
By: Glenn Snow
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Sveshnikov 9.Nd5 line
This line just came up today in an OTB game of mine...
1.e4 c5 Nf3 Nc6 d4 cxd4 Nxd4 Nf6 Nc3 e5 Ndb5 d6 Bg5 a6 Na3 b5 Nd5 Be7 Nxf6?!...Here I played gxf6 with the reasoning that it opens a file, k...

Started 11/10/03 at 21:14:00 by nexirae
1 1723 Last Post 11/30/03 at 14:20:38
By: badknight
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Is the Kalashnikov good?
Im a newbie checking this site out mainly cos Im really curious to know y The Fed hates the Kalasnikov so much??
Is this the concensus amongst GMs cos I was thinking of playing it!

Started 08/28/03 at 09:24:56 by 2ofus
8 4640 Last Post 09/22/03 at 13:06:17
By: Patrick (Guest)
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What do you think about these 2 lines ?
Hi !
What is your opinion on these 2 lines ?
1st game, Sveshnikov variation, ref. Shirov/Kramnik 2003
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5 6.Ndb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5 ...

Started 02/23/03 at 06:16:43 by evita
0 1813 Last Post 02/23/03 at 06:16:42
By: evita
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Anand's novelty
Anand made strong Novelty in his game against Kasimdzhanov. game was 10...Bg7-variation where white plays sharp 15.Qf3 . normal continue begins with 15...bxc4 but I saw Kramnik play 15...Re8 once.<br ...

Started 01/28/03 at 13:44:20 by Teemu (Guest)
1 2198 Last Post 02/17/03 at 16:28:45
By: Steenbekkers (Guest)
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