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WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
06.10.2022
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WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
06.10.2022

1…e5: “What should I play against 1.e4?” is a big question when creating your opening repertoire with the black pieces. There are a number of good openings for black, with the Sicilian (1…c5) being the main choice by the second player.

WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
05.06.2022
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WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
05.06.2022

Sicilian Dragon is one of the main weapons for black against 1.e4. The Dragon is known as a fighting opening, which can lead to sharp play and sharp complications in some lines. Black has a lot of set-ups to choose from, each with different characteristics and plans. In this article, I am going to present […]

Yury Markushin
Yury Markushin
11.21.2016
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Yury Markushin
11.21.2016

Sicilian Najdorf is one of the most popular and best-scoring openings played against 1.e4. It can be found everywhere from a local chess club to the world championship level. The greatest player of all time, Bobby Fischer, and Garry Kasparov occasionally used this opening in the most crucial games.