Dragon Variation is one of the most popular and important lines in the Sicilian defense. It is also considered to be one of the sharpest and most aggressive openings. This opening was played by many great chess players including Bird, Pillsbury, Paulsen, Kasparov, Topalov and many more. This is also a must know for any club player opening with 1.e4. In today’s article we will take at some of the great games played with Dragon.
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WGM Raluca Sgîrcea is an active chess player and teaching chess for over two years. European champion U10, winner of several Romanian national championship medals, Woman International Master title since 2011. One Woman Grandmaster norm. Highest FIDE rating 2302.
IM Renier Castellanos is an active chess player and trainer for over 10 years, have worked for Chessbase and done live commentary on several major events, winner of many international tournaments. One Grandmaster norm. Highest FIDE rating 2529.