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Chess advancements is a new sequence supplying state of the art insurance of chess openings. Chess advancements makes a speciality of serious traces, present traits, robust new principles and state-of-the-art conception. It deals avid gamers of all degrees the chance to extend their establishing wisdom and realizing, and to extend and improve their beginning repertoires. The Sicilian Dragon is definitely probably the most well known and eagerly mentioned chess openings. the most strains frequently result in super advanced positions during which either side assault freely, one slip will be deadly, and a deep wisdom of the outlet conception and nuances may well end up to be a decisive virtue. during this e-book, David Vigorito examines an important and instructive Sicilian Dragon video games in recent times. Vigorito is famous for his starting services, and his paintings is usually jam-packed with cutting edge principles. furthermore, his lucid causes of the major plans and strategies will gain all avid gamers. *Up-to-date insurance of the Sicilian Dragon *Packed with key new principles and important research *Written by means of a popular starting specialist

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BS was considered best by Dearing. Black still looks okay after 19 hS gS. b333) 18 ... RxdS is the most forcing; Black takes control of his own destiny. Here 19 exds bS 20 hS gs 21 fxgs (21 Qe4 gxf4! 22 Qxf4 QcS 23 Qe4 BgS+ 24 Kbl fS is good for Black as pointed out by Dearing) 21 ... BxgS+ 22 Kbl fS (the usual move, but the 33 Chess Developments: The Sicilian Dragon rare 22 ... Qcs!? Topalov, Belgrade 1995) 23 .. f4 reaches a critical position where 24 Ne6 (or 24 Rhs Bf6) 24... Bxe6 25 dxe6 Ne3 26 Rxd6 Qa8 is unclear, but White's king is certainly the safer.

20 Rhfl (White is probably better off with 20 exf6 exf6 21 Qxg4 Bxh122 Rxhl fxgs 23 hxgs with unclear play) (Diagram 39) when Black has a pleasant choice: al) 20 ... Ne4 21 Qxg4 NxC3 and now rather than 22 Rxd6 Nxa2+ 23 Kbl (not 23 Kb2? Qxd6) 23 ... Nc3+ 24 Kb2 Na4+ 2S Ka3 Qe8! ,White should probably try 22 exd6, but Black has at least a draw with 22 ... Nxa2+ 23 Kbl NC3+. a2) 20 ... NdS! is a relatively new idea: 21 Qel (if 21 Qxg4 Ne3) 21 ... QC7! Bennborn, correspondence 200S. This looks messy, but it is in fact good for Black.

Instead 31 f4! a3 32 Rd1! would allow White to maintain control after 32 ... axb2 (or 32 ... ) 33 es!. a3! 32 Qxb4 (Diagram 60) Diagram 60 (B) Diagram 61 (W) 32 ... Bxb2? After this move White takes over for good. Instead 32 ... axb2 is not so clear. If 33 Rh7?! (better is 33 f4, although 33 ... Nd6 is not clear because Black has been able to activate all his pieces), 33 ... Qf4! suddenly threatens mate. After 34 Bxf7+ Kxf7 35 Qb7+ (or 35 Qxb2 Qe5) 35 ... QC7 it is Black who is playing for an advantage.

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