The Sicilian Defense

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The Sicilian Defense
This amazing article was written by:Tharinda_Nimnajith  For: intermediate
    The Sicilian Defense is my favorite defense as Black against 1.e4. It is considered to be the most challenging reply against 1.e4 by many. It is played by a lot great chess players like Garry Kasparov, Bobby Fischer, Mikhail Tal etc. and almost all the best players in the world! So let's discuss about this great opening in detail!

1.Open Sicilian

a.Sicilian Najdorf

b.Sicilian Dragon

2.Closed Sicilian

3.Grand Prix Attack

4.Smith Morra Gambit

5.Alapin/c3 Sicilian

6.Wing Gambit

  This is only an introduction to the variations of this very popular opening. This opening gives very rich tactical oppotunities for the both sides, so if you haven't played this opening yet, it certainly worth a try!

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