The Najdorf Sicilian is one of the most dangerous arsenals in chess. Although 6. Bg5 is the most popular response, Bobby Fischer's move 6. Bc4 remains effective, with 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bc4.
This often transposes into the Sozin Defense. 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4
This edition is updated in April 2012 and provides complete analysis and the most recent games in this important line.
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