Unorthodox Sicilian Defense

10 < Sc5 Also possible is 10 jLxc3 11 be < Sc5 with similar play to the next example. 11 f3 a5 12 Wd2 a4 13 labl a5 14 1 White should exchange queens by 4kl5. 14 a3 Smashing While's queenside. 15 xa3 loses a piece and so 15 b4 Axc3 16 Wc3 If 16 xc3 & xe4 17 fe xg5 and Black is a safe pawn ahead. 16 < 5-xh4 17 Wxe3 a4 18 9 li4 fcg5 19 2b3 ic5 20 f4 W)6 21 lie3 White has nothing to show for the lost pawn. 21 Ba4 22 He3 id7 23 Ac6 24 Jd5 Axd5 25 ed iTf-7 26 Wei 15 The rest is not very...

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Student Olympiad Marianske Lazne 1962 than the 14 > b4 of the Estrin- Fristein game. 15 g5 2xc3I Suddenly it is Black who has the initiative if 16 be ixe4 followed by ixc3 with a clear advantage for Black. 16 gf Sxe3 17 H xe3 Axf6 Black has a pawn for the exchange, White's queenside is under pressure and his king is rather exposed. All in all Black has ample compensation for the sacrificed material and While must be careful if he is going to avoid defeat. 18 c3 2e8 19 a3 Attacking on the...

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Ef8 20 ihabl Wg6 Threatening 21 2xf3 This is the other major drawback to the move f3 when Black played d5 we found that the main weakness lay on e3, now the sore spot is shifted to the right. 21 Ae2 (62) What a difference Black's saving in time has made. In diagram 63, reached in the Gufeld-Furman game after (from diagram 61) 20 ef Sxf5 21 sd4 22 i.xd4 2af8 23 Black has achieved complete equality and the game was drawn by repetition after 23 Af'4 24 i,e3 Ae5 25 Ad4 etc. Meanwhile, in the...

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Must play for the exchange of dark squared bishops, but not at the cost of having his queen decoyed away so that a successful exchange sacrifice is possible. 7 In the Yugoslav Attack White must prise open the h-file, but once he has succeeded he should not expect the attack to play itself - accuracy and vigilance are needed to the end. 8 In the Yugoslav Attack, when White has his king's bishop on b3, Black should play his queen's knight via e5 or a5 to c4 blunting the power of the bishop and...

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Karpov-Kasparov Moscow game 16 1985 Both sides should remember that in this type of position, d5 is hardly ever bad for Black the only circumstances when it should not be played are a when it simply loses a pawn and b when it gives White too much scope for a kingside attack as in Geller-Fraguela . Two particular ideas which may enable d5 to be played when it appears simply to lose a pawn are a b4, attacking the white pawn which has arrived at d5 and discovering a second attack on that pawn from...