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


Currently Shopping by:
  1. Remove This Item Year of Publication: 2005 - 2012
  2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Everyman Chess
  3. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Quality Chess
  4. Remove This Item Author/s: Marc Esserman
$0 $30 $0 to $30
Year of Publication
2005 2018 2005 to 2012
  1. Quality Chess (1)
  2. Everyman Chess (0)
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (1)
  1. John Emms (2)
  2. Marc Esserman (1)
  3. Milos Pavlovic (2)
  4. Nick Conticello (1)
  5. Peter Wells (1)
  6. Richard Palliser (1)
  7. Timothy Taylor (2)
  8. Yury Lapshun (1)
Show Less Show More

1 Item(s)

Grid  List 

    Mayhem in the Morra
    1... c5 Wiped Off the Map! - Sicilian Refuted!
    Catalog Code: B0065QT

    Esserman is the world's leading expert on the Morra Gambit and he shares all his secrets and many novelties in a lively witty style. The Morra leads to exciting gambit play, so some players decline the offer with 3...Nf6 - Esserman also shows how White can attack this cautious defence.

    Mayhem in the Morra


1 Item(s)

Grid  List