Sicilian Najdorf - tag
Polugaevsky Lev was one of those Grandmasters from a generation of great players who left a mark in the chess world. A player with a unique style, one mostly positional but also aggressive when given the opportunity, his games are truly a delight to study and represent a never-ending source of learning. His first international […]
In this article, we are going to present another player who is perhaps less known to the wide public, but was one of the best players of his time. Henrique Mecking was born in Brazil in 1952 and was considered a prodigy child, is often compared to the famous Bobby Fischer. He won his first […]
ChessPublishing is a well-known site devoted to opening theory. This column deals with updates on recent developments from the site. Focus would be both on topical variations and rare lines that can be used in practice. Bent Larsen loved rook pawns and when he moved them they were imbued with a magic of their own. Modern grandmasters […]
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.