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How to Beat the Sicilian Defence: An Anti-Sicilian Repertoire for White Gawain Jones

How to Beat the Sicilian Defence: An Anti-Sicilian Repertoire for White

Gawain Jones

Published May 17th 2011
ISBN : 9781857446630
Paperback
352 pages
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 About the Book 

The Sicilian Defence is by far the most popular chess opening. If you play 1 e4 as White, on average you are likely to meet the Sicilian in virtually every other game! You need to be prepared to face the Sicilian at all times, and a ready-to-useMoreThe Sicilian Defence is by far the most popular chess opening. If you play 1 e4 as White, on average you are likely to meet the Sicilian in virtually every other game! You need to be prepared to face the Sicilian at all times, and a ready-to-use repertoire against it is an indispensible weapon.In this book, Gawain Jones confronts the challenge of meeting the Sicilian head on. He has constructed a comprehensive Anti-Sicilian repertoire for White, which is based on lines he has successfully employed at grandmaster level. These are sound, reliable options for White, but don’t be fooled – they also contain more than a drop of poison. Variations covered include the popular King’s Indian Attack, various Bb5 systems and weapons against Black’s offbeat tries.A Grandmaster’s repertoire against the SicilianPacked with new ideas and critical analysisHighlights key tactical and positional ideas