The Open Sicilian 1: The Cutting Edge

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The Open Sicilian 1: The Cutting Edge,  Milos Pavlovic

Milos Pavlovic

Quality Chess · 2010
Paperback · 168 pp.

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Serbian grandmaster Milos Pavlovic looks at the cutting edge of Open Sicilian opening theory. In the first installment of this new series from Quality Chess, we are treated to a wealth of analyses in the current theoretical debates, in search of improvements to stay ahead of the latest state-of-the-art.

Variations covered:

  • The Sveshnikov Knight sac: 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5 f5 11.Bd3 Be6 12.c3 Bg7 13.Nxb5
  • The pawn sac: 9.Nd5 Be7 10.Bxf6 Bxf6 11.c3 0-0 12.Nc2 Bg5 13.a4 bxa4 14.Rxa4 a5 15.Bc4 Rb8 16.b3 Kh8 17.Nce3 g6 18.h4!?
  • 9.Nd5 Be7 10.Bxf6 Bxf6 11.c4
  • The Rauzer doubled f-pawn variation
  • The Chinese and Topalov (Nxd4) Dragon
  • The Dragon Re8 variation: 9.Bc4 Bd7 10.0-0-0 Rc8 11.Bb3 Ne5 12.Kb1 Re8
  • The English Attack against the Taimanov
  • The Kan with 5.Nc3 and 5.Bd3

The next volume examines the critical Sicilian Najdorf 6.Be3.

Check out Cutting Edge 2 →

ISBN: 1906552572

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