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Sicilian Closed / Grand Prix Attack
Compiled by fredthebear
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Collection in transition.

Thank you syuanjiang for the Grand Prix games by Gawain Jones.

See Grand Prix Attack compiled by takasumi.

Sicilian, Closed Variation (B23) Miniature: 0-0 or Capture??
P A Ursell vs Watson, 1953 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Double ++ on open e-file is decisive
Puck vs Troll, 1961 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 moves, 0-1

How to defeat these Closed Sicilian attacks
Fedorov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Chameleon Var (B23)0-1 A brawl from the start
T Rakic vs I Nemet, 1966 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Grand Prix Attack (B23) Q decoy sac then discovery ala Harrwitz
K Thompson vs F Rhine, 1992 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0
Kasparian vs Bronstein, 1947 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian unClosed opens, traps Black queen using minors
Blackburne vs Loye, 1913 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian unClosed (B23) 1-0 Pins w/a pesky knight
Von Bardeleben vs Paulsen, 1887 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian unClosed Qxd4 (B23) 1/2-Wrong colored B
V Gashimov vs Karjakin, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto Be6(B24) 1-0 Clown Knights Mischief
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed Traditional (B23) 1-0 "Emil Fit For A King"
Sutovsky vs Smirin, 2002 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 6.Be3 (B26) 0-1 Fine Defense!
Adams vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 59 moves, 0-1

Sic O'Kelly Variation. Yerevan System (B23) HOLYMOLYKASMOLY
Kupreichik vs J Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed (B26) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
Hecht vs Keene, 1972  
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Delicious Q sac, Discovered Double++
Svidler vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 N support and N fork
Karpov vs Fedin, 1964 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 0-1 Black tears up Qside
Spassky vs Sax, 1989
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Traditional (B23) 1-0 Black is a strong player
T L Petrosian vs Jakovenko, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 75 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto Var (B24) 1-0 4 Queens, Standing O
Burn vs O Chajes, 1911 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 115 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0 Simplify to a won ending
Nakamura vs Karjakin, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

Intro 2.f4 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
A Valles vs Kasparov, 1988 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 0-1

Intro 2.f4 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
Short vs Kasparov, 1990 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 52 moves, 1-0

Kside crush"Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
G Jones vs D Abhishek, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Premature "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
E G F Hellers vs Gelfand, 1990
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Qside plan "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
I Rogers vs V Johansson, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 51 moves, 1-0

Game 5 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
Joel Benjamin vs B G Smith, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 7 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
Macieja vs P K Wells, 2005
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 54 moves, 1-0

Game 8 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
G Jones vs M Agopov, 2007
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 9 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
G Jones vs T Gelashvili, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 10 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
Adams vs Anand, 1997
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 11 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
G Jones vs Van Wely, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 12 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
Judit Polgar vs Topalov, 1996 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 32 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
G Jones vs J Sarkar, 2007
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 69 moves, 1-0

Sicilian unClosed. Chameleon Var (B23) 0-1 Space is weak behind
Soltis vs Igor Ivanov, 1992
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 45 moves, 0-1

Sicilian unClosed (B23) 0-1 Rook ending
Adams vs Hydra, 2005 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 50 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack 5.Be2>Bb3 (B23) 1-0 Crossfire w/Qh4
N Minev vs Doda, 1963
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Find good squares, form batteries
Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 3.g4 (B23) 1-0 Odd start, 0-0-0, N fork
Nakamura vs A Zhigalko, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Discovery+
Reto Buerge vs V Tukmakov, 1997
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1/2-1/2 Squeezed too tight
C El Idrissi vs A Laaroussi, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Closed. Chameleon (B35) 0-1 He gave her away
J Radovanovic vs M Quinn, 2004 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Closed. Traditional (B23) 0-1 White Q diverted
Tiviakov vs Shirov, 2010 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0Castled K wins again w/help from Q pin
W Watson vs T Karolyi Jr., 1986
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Bg2, Nge2, 10.Be3 (B23) 0-1 Unbalanced
Spassky vs J Sunye Neto, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 78 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Notes by Bogoljubov
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Lasker, 1925  
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Bg2, f4, Nf3 (B23) 0-1 Intermezzo Q+ adds defen
M Salami vs Epishin, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Impressive Sac Attack
J F Villarreal Felix vs N Ristic, 1975 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 0-1 Q sac mating attack
M Rogan vs J A Rizzitano, 1989 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Botvinnik Def II (B25) 1-0 0-0-0, control cntr
Spassky vs A Ostl, 1990 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Intermezzo discipline
I Makka vs A Papathanasiou, 2008
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Yugoslav-like
L Cooper vs R Fesalbon, 2008
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B23) 1-0 f-file pin
M Petraki vs G Kouloumbis, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B23) 1-0 Don't help your opponent
M Petraki vs A Stiri, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B23) 1-0 Spearhead, Rob the Pin
K Bulski vs E Momeni, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Spearhead on f7
R Hess vs F Perez, 2007
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 White GM ready to eat Ps
F Vallejo Pons vs J Sprenger, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Passer
M Bakalarz vs H Woehrel, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attk 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Pin, Distract K as Defender
T Farley vs M Kawuma, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attack 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Brutal Kside onslaught
J Johnson vs Kaufman, 1979 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attack 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Clever demolition sac 21.Nxe6
Anand vs Gelfand, 1996 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attk 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Sac attack into discovered+
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 2...d6 3.f4 Grand Prix Attk (B23) 1-0Pawn gifts
Nakamura vs W M Buehl, 2001
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Anti-Sicilian Grand Prix Attk 1 e4 c5 2 Nc3 Nc6 then play 3 Bb5
S Iuldachev vs A H T dos Santos Fier, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Anti-Sicilian Grand Prix Attk 1 e4 c5 2 Nc3 Nc6 then play 3 Bb5
H Simonian vs Lutsko, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 58 moves, 1-0

Anti-Sicilian Grand Prix Attk 1 e4 c5 2 Nc3 Nc6 then play 3 Bb5
A Kovacevic vs N Djukic, 2002
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 1-0

Always consider En Prise moves as possible 2-movers.
N Gaprindashvili vs A Blagidze, 1963 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Korchnoi Def (B23)1-0 P rollers opposite wings
Blatny vs N Ioseliani, 1988
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Korchnoi Def (B23) 1-0 Greed is a sin.
Blatny vs M Werner, 1988 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Korchnoi Def (B23) 1-0 Rs use half-open g-file
A Sabani vs Adorjan, 1990
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed. Korchnoi Def (B23) 0-1 Blitz trap
E Bamber vs D Bryson, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 0-1

KIA e5, Qe2 vs French (A08) 1-0 Pawns expand, tactical MG
Fischer vs U Geller, 1968 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed. Korchnoi Def (B23) 1/2-1/2 N&Ps ending
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Closed Var (B23) 1/2-1/2
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 26.Nh7# Smothered Mate
A Bodnaruk vs V Gunina, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B25) 1-0 The thinnest chance
Spassky vs Geller, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed f4, Nf3 (B25) 1-0 Open g-file
Spassky vs Geller, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed f4, Nf3 (B25) 1-0 Exchange sac
A Boog vs Van Wely, 1993
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Nf3, delayed f4 (B26) 1/2-1/2 OCB ending
Smyslov vs Fischer, 1970 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed. Botvinnik Def I Edge (B25) 1-0 Open g-file
Short vs Zhu Chen, 2002
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Botvinnik Def. I Edge Var (B25) 1-0Pile on pin
I Bilek vs Gheorghiu, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24)1-0 A masterpiece
L Day vs T Koliada, 1994 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 48 moves, 1-0

Game 94, "Anatoly Karpov - My 300 Best Games"
Karpov vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed (B25) 1-0 Missed combo. White wins anyway.
Smyslov vs Larsen, 1958 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Botvinnik Def. II (B25) 1/2-1/2 missed the win
Adams vs Topalov, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed Variation 6.Be3 (B26) 1-0 Nice lil' combo
Ljubojevic vs Quinteros, 1981 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 6.Be3 (B26) 1-0 See 10th move notes
Adams vs Anand, 1998 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 9.Be3 (B25) 1-0 Astonishing central battle!
Navara vs Sasikiran, 2009 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed Chameleon 6.Be3 (B23) 0-1Hole/Smothered Mate
Marjanovic vs I Zhivanov, 1946 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 6 moves, 0-1

Miniature found in "The Massive Book of Chess" shows 9...Bh3!
P A Rasmussen vs E Brondum, 1995 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack 7.Be3 (A07) 1-0 h-file attack, Deflection
Capablanca vs J C Rather, 1936 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sic/French Adv (A07) 1-0Furious Kside attk, Arabian# w/Q
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sic Dragon (A07) 1-0 "Outrageous" mating net!
Fischer vs J Durao, 1966 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

KIA/Hungarian / Sicilian Closed vs Dragon (A07) 1/2-1/2
B Maryasin vs Vasiukov, 2013
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 More like a Sicilian Closed
K Shanava vs N Umudova, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed. Fianchetto 9.Be3 (B24) 1-0 #68 on Soltis Top 100
Smyslov vs Kotov, 1943 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 42 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed. Fianchetto (B25) 1-0 Chernev's Most Instructive G34
Panov vs Taimanov, 1952 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 6.f4 7.Nf3 8.Be3 (B25) 0-1 Triple on d-file
W Walz vs Fischer, 1956 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Sic Closed. Fianchetto 7.Be3 (B25)1-0 Qside advance, Kside mate
Spassky vs E Lobron, 1987 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed. Fianchetto N climb (B25) 1-0 Resign in won position
Veprek vs I David Glaz, 1982 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 351 in Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Spassky vs Gufeld, 1988 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Bg2, f4, Nf3 (B25) 1-0Black's last rook is lost
Balashov vs E Pigusov, 1990 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Bg2-f4-Nf3 (B25) 1-0 R does more harm than good
Bronstein vs Keres, 1953 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 58 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attk f4-Nf3-Be2 (B23) 1-0 Closed breakthru
L Day vs J Yoos, 1996 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Nf3-Bg2-No f4 (B23) 1-0 Ne5xNg6 sac
Adams vs P Mellier, 1995
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed f4-Nf3-Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Video link
Short vs Gelfand, 1991 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Bg2-Ne2-f4 (B23) 1-0 Kside pawn thrust
E Degerstedt vs R Vik-Hansen, 2007
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix 3.f4, 5.Bc4 (B23) 0-1 Passer, R+ fork
M Al-Modiahki vs Ivanchuk, 2014
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 R vs B ending
L Day vs A Kuznecov, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 68 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B34) 1-0 10.Nc7+, outnumber h7
Keres vs I Raud, 1931 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Un-Closed. Traditional (B34) 1-0 Eventual passer
Lasker vs Bird, 1890 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Var (B23) 0-1 As the board opens, Keres thrives
Kasparian vs Keres, 1947 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 4.Bg2, f4 (B26) 0-1 Black N tour security for Q
R Hawkes vs K Spraggett, 1986 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian GP 3f4 5Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Add attacker to EAD creates pin
P Theon vs G Andruet, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 13 moves, 1-0

Sic Grand Prix Attk (B23)0-1 Qa5+ forks LPDO B shooting gallery
F Smrcka vs H R Engel, 1965 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack Bb5 (B23) 0-1 Q+ & fork LPDO Bishop
P Herzman vs B Vuckovic, 2002 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. 3.Bb5 Traditional (B25) 0-1Remove the Defender
L Ptacnikova vs H Steingrimsson, 2015 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 0-1

Closed Sicilian Bc4. Anti-Sveshnikov. Kharlov-Kramnik(B30) 1-0
Shirov vs M Roiz, 2006 
(B30) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 6.BxNc6 (B23) 1-0 Sac Exchange & Sac Exch offer
Plaskett vs K Bischoff, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

French 2.c4/Sicilian Closed(C00) 1-0 N hot foots it to the back
Keres vs K Ozols, 1937 
(C00) French Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Be3 (A07) 0-1 Penetrating Ns generate a K walk
E Bone vs L Dubeck, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attk BxNc6(B23) 1-0 Slick Queen harrassment
V Borovikov vs R Vazquez Igarza, 2000
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 6Be3, Ne2 Fianchetto(B24) 1-0 N sac boosts attk
G Crown vs Kotov, 1947 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

White's 23. RxNf6! initiaties a pretty Knight fork combination.
S Sale vs B Jankovic, 1999 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

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