By Dorian Rogozenko
The Sicilian is much and away the preferred chess beginning. the reason being noticeable: it permits Black to struggle for victory with out taking over the top hazards. The Sicilian ratings good in perform and is an organization favorite with avid gamers of all criteria. Given either the Sicilian’s fearsome popularity and the quantity of theoretical instruction required to take on it head-on, many gamers like to side-step the Open Sicilian with one of many Anti-Sicilian structures at White’s disposal. those contain: positionally stimulated strains comparable to the two c3 Sicilian and the three Bb5 platforms; sluggish yet tough attacking strains together with the Closed Sicilian and the King’s Indian assault; and competitive yet loosening principles just like the Grand Prix assault and quite a few gambits. This booklet equips Black to struggle opposed to most of these traces. within the most important adaptations, Rogozenko offers a decision among a high-quality and an competitive choice. He caters if you happen to meet 2 Nf3 with the 3 major strikes, 2...d6, 2...e6 and 2...Nc6.
“Moldovan GM Dorian Rogozenko inspired me together with his frank revelations approximately his favorite responses” - Tim Harding, Chess Mail
Dorian Rogozenko is a grandmaster from Moldova who lives in Romania. He performs within the German, Romanian and Dutch leagues and has represented his kingdom at 4 Chess Olympiads. Rogozenko additionally certified for the 2001 FIDE international Championship and is a well-known specialist on starting conception. this is often his first chess book.
“Sicilian avid gamers beware! this could be on your library.” - Alex Dunne, ICCF Amici
“The booklet is nice, tremendous ... Rogozenko takes the time to provide an explanation for intimately the positional and tactical features of the tested traces, the move-orders, the reasoning at the back of convinced strikes and plans. ... there are many new principles provided within the textual content, a number of infrequent possible choices which were re-examined and re-assessed and lots of formerly authorised checks which have been seriously studied and re-evaluated. This all makes the publication a precious buy even for robust gamers of the GM-level ... My evaluation: this publication is a must-buy!” - Sotiris Logothetis, Chess Today
“I stumbled on an outstanding stability among verbal dialogue of the strains the place he explains the options concerned instead of simply utilizing codes to teach who has the virtue. A good produced book.” - Paul Dunn, Australian Chess
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