By Dorian Rogozenko
The Sicilian is much and away the most well-liked chess establishing. the reason being seen: it allows Black to struggle for victory with no taking over the top hazards. The Sicilian ratings good in perform and is a company favorite with avid gamers of all criteria. Given either the Sicilian’s fearsome acceptance and the quantity of theoretical coaching required to take on it head-on, many gamers like to side-step the Open Sicilian with one of many Anti-Sicilian platforms at White’s disposal. those comprise: positionally encouraged traces comparable to the two c3 Sicilian and the three Bb5 structures; gradual yet tough attacking strains together with the Closed Sicilian and the King’s Indian assault; and competitive yet loosening principles just like the Grand Prix assault and various gambits. This e-book equips Black to struggle opposed to these kinds of strains. within the most crucial adaptations, Rogozenko offers a decision among a fantastic and an competitive alternative. He caters if you meet 2 Nf3 with the 3 major strikes, 2...d6, 2...e6 and 2...Nc6.
“Moldovan GM Dorian Rogozenko inspired me along with his frank revelations approximately his favorite responses” - Tim Harding, Chess Mail
Dorian Rogozenko is a grandmaster from Moldova who lives in Romania. He performs within the German, Romanian and Dutch leagues and has represented his kingdom at 4 Chess Olympiads. Rogozenko additionally certified for the 2001 FIDE global Championship and is a well-known specialist on beginning conception. this can be his first chess book.
“Sicilian gamers watch out! this could be on your library.” - Alex Dunne, ICCF Amici
“The booklet is sweet, fabulous ... Rogozenko takes the time to provide an explanation for intimately the positional and tactical facets of the tested strains, the move-orders, the reasoning in the back of definite strikes and plans. ... there are many new rules provided within the textual content, numerous infrequent possible choices which were re-examined and re-assessed and plenty of formerly authorised exams which have been severely studied and re-evaluated. This all makes the booklet a important buy even for powerful avid gamers of the GM-level ... My evaluation: this ebook is a must-buy!” - Sotiris Logothetis, Chess Today
“I came across a superb stability among verbal dialogue of the strains the place he explains the concepts concerned instead of simply utilizing codes to teach who has the virtue. A good produced book.” - Paul Dunn, Australian Chess
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The Sicilian Defence is Black’s most well-liked respond to 1. e4. such a lot black gamers wish to get an Open Sicilian due to its unbalanced play and fascinating possibilities to play for a win. yet what if White avoids the Open Sicilian and doesn't play 2. Nf3? this occurs extra frequently than you'll imagine, as in approximately one 3rd of the circumstances White avid gamers pick out one of many a variety of ‘Anti-Sicilian’ strains at their disposal.
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