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Poll Question: What is the most annoying Anti-Sicilian?
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Rossolimo or Moscow    
  32 (27.6%)
d6/e6/Nc6 3.Nc3    
  2 (1.7%)
Grand Prix Attack    
  14 (12.1%)
Closed Sicilian    
  10 (8.6%)
Morra Gambit    
  10 (8.6%)
2.Ne2 or 2.Nc3 3.Nge2    
  1 (0.9%)
Wing Gambit or 2.b3    
  4 (3.4%)
Alapin Sicilian    
  35 (30.2%)
2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cd4 4.Qd4    
  2 (1.7%)
Other (e.g 2.d3,2.g3,2.Na3,etc)    
  6 (5.2%)




Total votes: 116
« Last Modified by: Chevalier on: 06/02/08 at 12:16:41 »
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Re: What is the most annoying Anti-Sicilian?
Reply #6 - 06/03/08 at 18:01:48
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Surely the most annoying Anti-Sicilian is 1. d4  Huh

Oh, I see ...
  

Those who want to go by my perverse footsteps play such pawn structure with fuzzy atypical still strategic orientations

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Re: What is the most annoying Anti-Sicilian?
Reply #5 - 06/03/08 at 05:10:54
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...but you'll never hear anyone call it that.

just 'the c3 sicilian'.


  
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Re: What is the most annoying Anti-Sicilian?
Reply #4 - 06/02/08 at 22:16:12
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SWJediknight wrote on 06/02/08 at 20:58:41:
What about the c3-Sicilian?


2.c3 = Alapin Variation
  

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Re: What is the most annoying Anti-Sicilian?
Reply #3 - 06/02/08 at 20:58:41
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What about the c3-Sicilian?
  
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Re: What is the most annoying Anti-Sicilian?
Reply #2 - 06/02/08 at 12:17:35
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Thanks for your suggestion chk! I decided to change the 2.d3/2.g3 option to the Hungarian Variation in the poll since nobody had voted for that option yet.
  

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Re: What is the most annoying Anti-Sicilian?
Reply #1 - 06/02/08 at 09:24:58
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I voted for the Closed Sicilian, though the Moscow (I don't face the Rossolimo due to move order used) and the Alapin could be equally poisonous. But I would have also added the Hungarian (1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4) and 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4, as 2 annoying systems that put pressure on Black depending on his/her style and erudition.
  

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What is the most annoying Anti-Sicilian?
06/02/08 at 08:16:30
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Hello Sicilianites!

What do you find the most annoying Anti-Sicilian to face as Black? By this I don't mean the objectively strongest Anti-Sicilian, but rather which lines give you the most headaches over the board and that you don't understand.
  

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