X

Sicilian Defense

Currently Shopping by:
  1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: American Chess
  2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Chess Digest
Clearance Items
  1. Clearance - Save up to 80% (9)
  2. Unbeatable Deal! (1)
Price
$0 $5 $0 to $5
Year of Publication
1983 1995 1983 to 1995
Manufacturer
  1. Everyman Chess (56)
  2. ChessBase (43)
  3. ChessDVDs (23)
  4. New in Chess (16)
  5. S1 Editrice (16)
  6. ChessLecture.com (13)
  7. Quality Chess (9)
  8. Chess Digest (9)
  9. Empire Chess (9)
  10. Chess Stars LTD. (5)
  11. Ishi Press (5)
  12. Killer Chess (4)
  13. Self Published (2)
  14. Gambit Publishing (2)
  15. Thinkers Publishing (2)
  16. Batsford Chess (2)
  17. Paramount Ridge Press (1)
  18. Russell Enterprises (1)
  19. American Chess (1)
  20. Chess Evolution (1)
  21. Cardoza Chess (1)
  22. Chess Information (1)
  23. Convekta (1)
  24. Kopec Chess (1)
  25. Metropolitan Chess Publishing (1)
Show Less Show More
Chess Notation Type
  1. AN - Algebraic (9)
  2. FAN - Figurine (1)
Author(s)
  1. Andrew Soltis (3)
  2. Garry Kasparov (1)

10 Item(s)

per page

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
    Sicilian ...e6 and ...d6 Systems
    Catalog Code: B0013AC

    The variations of the Sicilian in which Black sets up a pawn centre with ...e6 and ...d6 have been popularized by such fighting players as Kasparov and Andersson. The play can become extremely sharp and many lines have been analyzed to move 20. This comprehensive work provides everything the modern tournament player needs to know about the Scheveningen and only a Grandmaster of the calibre of Kasparov can provide the strategy explanation necessary for an opening of this complexity.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Sicilian ...e6 and ...d6 Systems

    Regular Price: $14.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Sicilian Defense Chameleon Variation
    Catalog Code: CB0049CD

    The title is to make it strong and clear it is written from the White side. You do not have to wade through page after page, suggestion after suggestion, to find the best White continuations. The analysis will show you how to get an advantage with White by getting you through the opening against all Black variations. White plays 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 followed by 3.Ne2, with the flexible option to break through with d4 if desired.
    Clearance!
    Clearance - Save up to 80%
    img

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Sicilian Defense Chameleon Variation

    Regular Price: $13.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - 2. c3 vs the Sicilian and the Smith Morra Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0050CD

    Part One:1.e4 c5 2.c3 has gained a wide following through the years. White enjoys the central space advantage conferred by a classical pawn center. With rapid piece development, White will get the advantage against anything Black can play. Part Two: 1.e4 c5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 and Black declines with 3..Nf6, or 3..d3, or 3..d5. We show you how one system transposes into another and when it can't. In all cases, White will obtain promising vistas for dynamic play.
    Clearance!
    Clearance - Save up to 80%
    img

    CLEARANCE - 2. c3 vs the Sicilian and the Smith Morra Gambit

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - New Sicilian Gambits
    Catalog Code: CB0025CD

    GM Soltis: ''If white gets to attack in the Sicilian Defense anyway, why should he offer a pawn or two for the privilege? The answer is that black gets to counterplay in the Sicilian and his counterplay is usually as good as white's. That, in fact, is what makes the Sicilian popular. There are plenty of familiar Sicilian gambits(like the Smith Morra and Wing, which this book doesn't even cover). But in the last few years, a number of new ideas arising out of positional variations, have been discovered and found to pack a wallop for white''. Here are six new white gambits against the Sicilian that the reader will have to attempt to destroy black!
    Clearance!
    Clearance - Save up to 80%
    img

    CLEARANCE - New Sicilian Gambits

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Sicilian Defense with the Short-Nunn Attack
    Catalog Code: CB0037CD

    Wanted: Opening system needed to combat the most popular defense to 1.e4. Must be sound, flexible, and aggressive. Experience against all Black formations essential. GM's Short and Nunn came forward in the late 1980's and early 1990's to give us one catch-all system. First it was proven successful against one Black setup, and then against another and another. Its successes were registered at the highest levels. Fischer played it against Spassky in the 1992 return match! Still the most popular system against the Najdorf today.
    Clearance!
    Clearance - Save up to 80%
    img

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Sicilian Defense with the Short-Nunn Attack

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Aggressive Nimzowitsh Sicilian
    Catalog Code: CB0085CD

    The Aggressive Nimzowitsh Sicilian
    Clearance!
    Clearance - Save up to 80%
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Aggressive Nimzowitsh Sicilian

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Play the Sicilian Defense: Winning Against 1. e4
    Catalog Code: CB0089CD

    Play the Sicilian Defense: Winning Against 1. e4
    Clearance!
    Clearance - Save up to 80%
    img

    CLEARANCE - Play the Sicilian Defense: Winning Against 1. e4

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Grand Prix Attack
    Catalog Code: CB0026CD

    When faced with the Sicilian Defense, you have to make the choice to either wade through a maze of variations in the main line or diverge early into a relatively lesser known system. The early advance of white's f-pawn fits this objective perfectly. White gains more space in the center and kingside with 2.f4, forming the basis for lasting pressure and often leading to violent attacks against the black kingside. After 1.e4 c5 2.f4, this variation fell out of fashion int he early 90's due to 2..d5. But take heart! Smith and Hall show that this variation still has some venom!
    Clearance!
    Clearance - Save up to 80%
    img

    CLEARANCE - Grand Prix Attack

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Fischer Attack in the Najdorf
    Catalog Code: CB0057CD

    The Fischer Attack in the Najdorf
    Clearance!
    Clearance - Save up to 80%
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Fischer Attack in the Najdorf

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Sicilian Scheveningen for Black
    Catalog Code: CB0081CD

    The world's leading players take the Black side and seem to be unbeatable! With this analysis you can have access to Black's system introduced by Spassky and used prominently by Kasparov and many of the world's elite.
    Clearance!
    Clearance - Save up to 80%
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Sicilian Scheveningen for Black

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

10 Item(s)

per page

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction

Sicilian Defense

The Sicilian Defense, a chess opening that begins with the moves 1. e4 c5, is one of the most popular and highest scoring Black responses to the King's Pawn Opening - 1. e4. With 1... c5, Black asserts control over the critical d4 square and launches an aggressive counter-attack to seize control of the center of the chess board. By choosing to play the Sicilian Defense, Black is willing to offer White both the initiative of the Kingside and an advantage in piece development opportunities in exchange for an advanced Queenside pawn and a spatial advantage that often lead to flank attacks. 

Popular Variations of the Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Sicilian, Schveshnikov Sicilian, Scheveningen Sicilian

Practitioners of the Sicilian Defense: Bobby Fischer, Garry Kasparov, Mikhail TalViswanathan Anand, Boris Gelfand and Alexei Shirov

 

lb
lb