The database consists of 36 theoretical chapters, and a Video Version (Аpprox 15h Running Time). Against most of the lines, GM Cheparinov provides more than one option for Black. Additionally, in some chapters, he examines lines that he does not recommend in order to show the potential problems. By studying all these alternative options, you will get a better feeling of the position.
We are happy to introduce the newest opening project of GM Ivan Cheparinov – Classical Sicilian – Expert Repertoire for Black. The starting position of the current survey arises after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6
Classical Sicilian has always been one of the most respectable Sicilian lines. This is a perfect weapon for uncompromising players who are fighting for a win with Black.
In this database, GM Ivan Cheparinov provides a full repertoire for Black. You can find many important theoretical novelties in his extremely detailed analysis. After studying the material, you can play Classical Sicilian at the top level. In order to justify his concepts, GM Cheparinov goes for in-depth lines. Note that one can easily get lost in all the high-level analyses.
The database consists of 36 theoretical chapters, and a Video Version (Аpprox 15h Running Time).
What you’ll learn:
Against most of the lines, GM Cheparinov provides more than one option for Black. Additionally, in some chapters, he examines lines that he does not recommend in order to show the potential problems. By studying all these alternative options, you will get a better feeling of the position.
When studying this course, don’t try to memorize all the variations (unless you are a 2700+ player). Nevertheless, we strongly suggest that you take a closer look at all the lines. In this way, you will see a lot of recurring tactical and positional ideas.
We are convinced that by studying this course, you will greatly improve your general Sicilian understanding.
Chapter 1 – Very rare 6th moves
Chapter 2 – 6.a4 and 6.a3
Chapter 3 – 6.h4
Chapter 4 – 6.Nc6
Chapter 5 – 6.Nb3
Chapter 6 – 6.h3 – Rare Options for Black, 6…g6
Chapter 7 – 6.h3 e5 Rare Options for White
Chapter 8 – 6.h3 e5 7.Nf3 – Main Line
Chapter 9 – 6.f4
Chapter 10 – 6.Bb5
Chapter 11 – 6.g3
Chapter 12 – 6.Be3
Chapter 13 – 6.f3 e5 7.Nb3 Be7
Chapter 14 – 6.f3 e5 7.Nb3 Be6
Chapter 15 – 6.Be2 e5 – Rare 7th moves
Chapter 16 – 6.Be2 e5 7.Nb3 – Main Line
Chapter 17 – 6.Bc4 – Rare lines
Chapter 18 – 6.Bc4 Qb6 – Rare Lines
Chapter 19 – 6.Bc4 Qb6 7.Nb3
Chapter 20 – 6.Bc4 Qb6 7.Nc6
Chapter 21 – 6.Bc4 e6 7.Be3 Be7 -Rare Line
Chapter 22 – 6.Bc4 e6 7.Be3 Bd7
Chapter 23 – 6.Bc4 e6 7.Be3 a6
Chapter 24 – 6.Bg5 Bd7 – Rare Lines
Chapter 25 – 6.Bg5 e6 – Rare 7th moves
Chapter 26 – 6.Bg5 e6 7.Bb5
Chapter 27 – 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd3
Chapter 28 – Main Line Rare 9th moves
Chapter 29 – Main Line 9.Kb1
Chapter 30 – Main Line 9.f3
Chapter 31 – Main Line 9.f4 Be7, 10th Rare moves
Chapter 32 – Main Line 9.f4 Be7 10. Nf3 b5, 11.e5 (Rare Lines)
Chapter 33 – Main Line 11.Bf6 gxf6, Rare 12th moves
Chapter 34 – Main Line 11.Bf6 gf6, 12.Bd3
Chapter 35 – Main Line 11.Bf6 gf6, 12.f5
Chapter 36 – Main Line 11.Bf6 gf6, 12.Kb1
- 15 hours of high-level training
- Access to Recordings and PGN files from the lectures
- Additional training materials related to the topics
About the Author:
GM Ivan Cheparinov [FIDE 2718]
is a four-time Bulgarian champion (2004, 2005, 2012, 2018). GM Cheparinov competed in the FIDE World Cup in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2015, and 2017. In 2018, he switched his national federation to Georgia.
GM Cheparinov has been a part of the Killer Chess Training team since November 2020.