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Poll closed Question: Which sicilian is the most aggressive (for black)
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Dragon    
  10 (33.3%)
Accelerated dragon    
  0 (0.0%)
Najdorf    
  10 (33.3%)
Scheveningen    
  0 (0.0%)
Classical    
  1 (3.3%)
Taimanov    
  0 (0.0%)
Sveshnikov    
  6 (20.0%)
Kalashnikov    
  0 (0.0%)
Kan    
  2 (6.7%)
Other    
  1 (3.3%)




Total votes: 30
« Created by: thibdb13 on: 11/09/07 at 10:14:51 »
Normal Topic Aggressive (open) sicilian (Read 1786 times)
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Re: Aggressive (open) sicilian
Reply #3 - 11/12/07 at 06:18:04
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exigentsky wrote on 11/11/07 at 20:13:45:
LOL, I think he meant UNSOUNDNESS.


I took it as barely sound or sound but bordering on unsoundness kinda thing.
  

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Re: Aggressive (open) sicilian
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LOL, I think he meant UNSOUNDNESS. But since he didn't say that, I voted appropriately. Tongue
  
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Re: Aggressive (open) sicilian
Reply #1 - 11/11/07 at 16:09:18
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thibdb13 wrote on 11/09/07 at 10:14:51:
By aggressive, I mean that black can go for the win from the early phase of the game but with a minimum of soundness. (I like taking risks but I do not need to be on the black side of the Latvian gambit Wink)


I'm guessing that you might like the Najdorf Polugaevsky then?? Very sharp & provocative opening against 6.Bg5 with quite a  lot of risk taking too - Sacrificing king safety for initiative & counter-play.
  

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Aggressive (open) sicilian
11/09/07 at 10:14:51
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A similar question to the one I asked about the Caro-Kann (http://www.chesspub.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1194526551): which sicilian is up to you the most aggressive one. I was allways persuaded the dragon is the "one" but from my own games and what I can read here and either, I must admit that the dragon is very drawish (but with a lot of adrenaline left on the board) Huh
By aggressive, I mean that black can go for the win from the early phase of the game but with a minimum of soundness. (I like taking risks but I do not need to be on the black side of the Latvian gambit Wink)
  

Yusupov once said that “The problem with the Dutch Defence is that later in many positions the best move would be ...f5-f7” but he is surely wrong.
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