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Sicilians of All Sorts of Sicilians
Compiled by mneuwirth
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Thank you Mughug, ChessCoachClark, MTuraga, MaxPhillips, Prasha.

Sicilian Defense
1. e4 c5

Sicilian Defense (Action Extension)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bh6

Sicilian Defense (Boleslavsky Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be2 e5

Sicilian Defense (Chameleon)
1. e4 c5 2. Ne2, 3) Nbc2 or 2) Nc3, 3) Nge2

Sicilian Defense (Closed Variation)
1 e4 c5 2. Nc3

Sicilian Defense(Dragon Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7 O-O O-O 8. Be3 Nc6 9. f4 Qb6 10. e5

Sicilian Defense (Dragon Variation-Zollner)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. Be3 Nc6 9. f4 Qb6 10. e5

Sicilian Defense (Dragon-Accelerated)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6

Sicilian Defense (Dragon-Classical)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2

Sicilian Defense (f4 Attack)
1. e4 c5 2. f4

Sicilian Defense (Four Knights Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6

Sicilian Defense (Goteborg Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6

Sicilian Defense (Kan Variation)
see Sicilian Defense (Paulsen)

Sicilian Defense (Keres Attack)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4

Sicilian Defense (Larsen Grand Prix)
see Sicilian Defense (f4 Attack)

Sicilian Defense (Larsen Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 Bd7

Sicilian Defense (Lasker-Pelikan Variation)
see Sicilian Defense (Sveshnikov)

Sicilian Defense (Levenfish Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. f4

Sicilian Defense (Lowenthal Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5

Sicilian Defense (Maróczy Bind)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4

Sicilian Defense (Morra Gambit)
1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3

Sicilian Defense (Morra Gambit-Accepted)
1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 dxc3

Sicilian Defense (Morra Gambit-Declined)
1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 anything but 3)...dxc3

Sicilian Defense Najdorf Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6

Sicilian Defense (Najdorf Variation-poisoned pawn) 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Qb6 8. Qd2 Qxb2

Sicilian Defense (Neo-Sveshnikov Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Ndb5 db

Sicilian Defense (Paulsen Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6

Sicilian Defense (Polugaevsky Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 b5

Sicilian Defense (Quinteros Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Qc7

Sicilian Defense (Reversed)
1. c4 e5

Sicilian Defense (Richter-Rauser Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5

Sicilian Defense (Rossolimo Attack)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5

Sicilian Defense (Scheveningen Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be2 Nc6

Sicilian Defense (Slow)
1. e4 c5 2. Be2

Sicilian Defense (Smith-Morra Gambit)
see Sicilian Defense (Morra Gambit)

Sicilian Defense (Snyder Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. b3

Sicilian Defense (Sozin)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4

Sicilian Defense (Stiletto Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Qa5

Sicilian Defense (Sveshnikov Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5

Sicilian Defense (Taimanov Variation)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6

Sicilian Defense (Velimirovic Attack)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Be3 Be7 8. Qe2

Sicilian Defense (Wing Gambit)
1. e4 c5 2. b4

Sicilian Defense (Wing Gambit-Marshall Variation) 1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3

Sicilian Defense (Yugoslav Attack)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d5 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3

Rashid Nezhmetdinov's Best Games
Nezhmetdinov vs L Shamkovich, 1954 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Mitrofanov's Deflections
Nezhmetdinov vs Polugaevsky, 1959 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

MUST SEE
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Not in the Art of Attack, but in CT-ART
Nezhmetdinov vs V Sergievsky, 1966 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Levenfish Variation (B71)
Nezhmetdinov vs P Ermolin, 1946 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

From Teacher to Pupil - Former World Champion
Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

First Brilliancy Prize of the tournament...and deservedly so!
Nezhmetdinov vs E Paoli, 1954 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 27 moves, 1-0

Mitrofanov's Deflections
Nezhmetdinov vs Polugaevsky, 1961 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 0-1

Mitrofanov's Deflections
Nezhmetdinov vs Polugaevsky, 1959 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 53 moves, 0-1

The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein, Game 36
Bronstein vs A Zaitsev, 1968 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein, Game 8
Bronstein vs C Kottnauer, 1946 
(B50) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein, Game 6
Bronstein vs G Goldberg, 1945 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B75) 1-0 She's overworked
Bronstein vs W Winter, 1946 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein, Game 18
Unzicker vs Bronstein, 1955 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein, Game 46
Bronstein vs Browne, 1990 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

"Always leave them wanting more."
Tal vs Akopian, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Variation (B43) 1-0 Decoy then skewer
Unzicker vs Tal, 1975 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Variation (B43) 0-1 Q sac into crossfire
J Kristinsson vs Tal, 1964 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 37 moves, 0-1

Tal's tactical show
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 1/2-1/2 Wild Bs vs Ns
Romanishin vs Tal, 1975
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Modern Variation (B61) 1-0
Tal vs K Klaman, 1957 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 34 moves, 1-0

Tal does what he pleases! Here - take this, or not.
Tal vs E Nievergelt, 1959 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Tal gives queen for two connectors on sixth+mating att.
Tal vs J M Ripley, 1974 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon (B70) 0-1 Tal sacs a rook, gets the upperhand
Bronstein vs Tal, 1982 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Black kicks ass and loses to a pawn!
Tal vs Sviridov, 1969 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

Tal sacrificing queen and mating with pawns and a knight
Tal vs R Forbis, 1988 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Variation (B82) 1-0 Wolf whistle!!
Tal vs Koblents, 1965 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 22 moves, 1-0

Back Rank Don'ts and Do's
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

Tal laughs, and Fischer doesn't play 22.Rae1!
Fischer vs Tal, 1959 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 52 moves, 0-1

"Garik, you first sacrifice and then calculate!"
Tal vs M Pasman, 1953 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 40 moves, 1-0

concentrated violence
A Matanovic vs Tal, 1958 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 57 moves, 1-0

White's attack drifts, Black consolidates w/pressure
Lokvenc vs Tal, 1958 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Sic Najdorf Polugayevsky Var Simagin Line (B96) 1-0 Cntr smash!
Tal vs NN, 1963 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

keep the onlookers spellbound I
Tal vs Koblents, 1961 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 32 moves, 1-0

Keep the onlookers spellbound III
Tal vs NN, 1973 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 24 moves, 1-0

keep the onlookers spellbound II
Tal vs Gligoric, 1963 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 26 in Fischer's
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1961 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 Own the 7th rank
Fischer vs H Rossetto, 1959 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 37 moves, 1-0

Fischer Fear?
Fischer vs Soos, 1967 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var(B43) 1-0 Arabian mate on it's way
Fischer vs J L Garcia Bachiller, 1970 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Szen Var (B44) 1-0 EG tactics
Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971 
(B44) Sicilian, 89 moves, 1-0

White gets the queenside pawn majority
Fischer vs Taimanov, 1970 
(B44) Sicilian, 58 moves, 1-0

Game 32 in Fischer's
Fischer vs Tal, 1961 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Classical Variation. General (B57)
Fischer vs NN, 1959 
(B56) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

Finish starts on move #12!!
Fischer vs E Stepans, 1957 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Beating the Dragon 101
Fischer vs Larsen, 1958 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

White can exchange heavy pieces on the promotion square
Fischer vs D Byrne, 1963 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

Smyslov's lone victory over very young Fischer in his varation
Fischer vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 48 moves, 0-1

A Master Stroke w/the Pawn
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1967 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 28 moves, 0-1

Rook battery
J G Soruco vs Fischer, 1966 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 21 moves, 0-1

After Bxf7+ Black chooses not to recapture the loose bishop
Fischer vs E Nievergelt, 1959 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 0-1 BF loses w/White
Fischer vs Geller, 1967 
(B89) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Position in BF Teaches Chess; White has it all covered
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Adams Attack (B90) 1-0Pins beat it's namesake
Fischer vs Najdorf, 1962 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 72: Bobby Fischer Rediscovered (Andy Soltis)
Matulovic vs Fischer, 1968 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

Fischer annotates
Unzicker vs Fischer, 1962  
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

game 4 in Fischer's
Pilnik vs Fischer, 1959 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 0-1 Discovery
D Ruth vs Fischer, 1956 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

Geller gives Fischer a textbook example of 6 Bf1-e2 vs Najdorf
Geller vs Fischer, 1962 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

R+B vs. R+B. Ratings man comes a cropper...
A Elo vs Fischer, 1957 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 49 moves, 0-1

Snatching away the queen in Fischer's favorite Poisoned Pawn.
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Geller's claim to fame!
Fischer vs Geller, 1967 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

Fischer Introduces Novelties
I Bilek vs Fischer, 1962 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 0-1

22 mover
Unzicker vs Fischer, 1960 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

Fischeruv protiutok v Najdorfove sicilske - klasicka varianta
Minic vs Fischer, 1970 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

Counterattack in the center
Smyslov vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 54 moves, 0-1

"too many cooks"
Keres vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 53 moves, 0-1

McDonnell Attack/Greco plays the Sicilian, one of four ca. 1620
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian vs. McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Q+ & fork 2 minors
M Wick vs B Wall, 1971 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 N & Dbl Rook sacs
H Bohm vs A Kochyev, 1977 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 0-1

Premature attack
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 0-1

Power to the pawns!
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 48 moves, 0-1

Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 51 moves, 1-0

Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 55 moves, 0-1

Black gets in an early d5 and uses his space well
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B30) Sicilian, 32 moves, 0-1

Say lah-BORE-do-nay
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Black could have made a game of it with 11...d5
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

The first time a reigning champion loses to a computer!
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto Var(B24) 1-0 Clearing off defenders
Smyslov vs Kotov, 1943 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Variation (B26) 0-1 Fine Defense!
Adams vs Kasparov, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 59 moves, 0-1

Deceptive line opening and Deflection
E Arnlind vs S Bernstein, 1965 
(B32) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32)
Schalkow vs Bogun, 1983 
(B32) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

It's no Englund Gambit- Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0
B Wall vs S Millimaci, 1987 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian; Sac, shift gears, plant a rook on the 2nd
Srinath Narayanan vs V Ikonnikov, 2006 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Pin & Skewer
Wade vs R Sanguineti, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

Dueling Goddesses - Maroczy Bind
Kosteniuk vs T Kosintseva, 2001 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Dragon / Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Back rank issues
Judit Polgar vs Dzindzichashvili, 1992 
(B32) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Give away pawns and see what happens
I Cheparinov vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2011 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Nge7 doesn't work so well in KP games
J McGrouther vs Robert McCann, 1893 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

The Famous Knight Leap to d5
Sherzer vs Larsen, 1988 
(B32) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

"little moves" improving his position
Carlsen vs Yifan Hou, 2015 
(B32) Sicilian, 54 moves, 1-0

Revisit the Old Sicilian?
Miles vs Speelman, 1970 
(B32) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Gorgeous move! Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0
Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sacrifices so bold they're borderline disrespectful!
Nunn vs G Anthony, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Castle by hand
F Vallejo Pons vs Shirov, 2002 
(B32) Sicilian, 47 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk (B33) 1-0
Morozevich vs Leko, 2005 
(B33) Sicilian, 54 moves, 1-0

Black strongly reorganized his pieces
Z Almasi vs Shirov, 2005 
(B33) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

World Juniors- Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Variation (B33) 0-1
J Werle vs M Dziuba, 2003
(B33) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Black went Stark raving mad with 18 ... f5??
E Formanek vs G Stark, 2001 
(B33) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Lined to right- Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Variation (B33) 1/2-
Nisipeanu vs A Muzychuk, 2010
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 1-0 blunder on 121!
Short vs Krasenkow, 2004 
(B33) Sicilian, 122 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Lasker-Pelikan (B33) 1-0 Kasparov is phenominal!!
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

off the plate- Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Variation (B33) 1-0
I Caspi vs R Potze, 2009
(B33) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan (B33) 1/2-1/2 Two kNights survival
Karjakin vs Shirov, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 103 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Lasker-Pelikan Variation. General (B33)
B Wall vs D Isenhower, 1977 
(B32) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Variation (B33) 1-0
Khachiyan vs Shabalov, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1-0

Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Variation (B33) 1-0
Stripunsky vs Browne, 2007
(B33) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov. Unstoppable Arabian Mate
Leko vs Radjabov, 2006 
(B33) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk (B33) 1/2-1/2
Anand vs Leko, 2005 
(B33) Sicilian, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

White gets pickeled in the Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov
C Lutz vs Kramnik, 1995 
(B33) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Try to ignore the threat and make your own
Kasparov vs Lautier, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var Chelyabinsk Var (B33) 1-0 Passer
Kasparov vs Shirov, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk (B33) 1/2-1/2
Kasimdzhanov vs Leko, 2005 
(B33) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var Chelyabinsk; Anastasia#
J Gast vs E Bhend, 1987 
(B33) Sicilian, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon (B34)? 1-0 Complicated, much debated
Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Panov Variation (B34) ˇ 0-1
Mamedyarov vs I Cheparinov, 2005 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B35) ˇ 0-1
D Bubalovic vs V Malakhov, 1996 
(B27) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Odd final position; White dare not release the pin but he must.
Geller vs P Ostojic, 1969 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 28 moves, 0-1

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Var (B39) 1-0 Raking Bs
Ivanchuk vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 37 moves, 1-0

Savon's knight got to e5
Spassky vs Savon, 1973 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 62 moves, 0-1

Never be in a hurry about anything? Unless you rob banks?
Csom vs A Planinc, 1974 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Variation (B39)
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Variation (B39); Q Sac
Keres vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 51 moves, 0-1

Gary was a teenager
Kasparov vs G West, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Four Knights. Exchange (B40) 1-0 Queenless middlegame
Svidler vs Leko, 2001 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Variation (B40)
M Valvo vs M Burkett, 1963 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian French Variation (B40) 1-0 Rxf7, Qh7+ K walk about
Wei Yi vs L Bruzon Batista, 2015 
(B40) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: French Variation. Normal (B40) 1-0 Spearhead
Kolisch vs Anderssen, 1861 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, French Var. (B40) 1-0 Went astray and still won
Lasker vs Bogoljubov, 1924 
(B40) Sicilian, 61 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, French Variation (B40) 1-0 He gave her away
L Bruzon Batista vs Krasenkow, 2005 
(B40) Sicilian, 64 moves, 1-0

Don't grab the b- pawn w/thy queen!
Morphy vs Paulsen, 1857 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

This game made Nunn's 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
Ljubojevic vs Kasparov, 1983 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

French Variation. Westerinen Attack (B40)
Kasimdzhanov vs Topalov, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Variation (B40)
H Walkerling vs Hanssen, 1928 
(B40) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian b3 French Var. Westerinen Attack (B40) 0-1 Pile on pin
V Malaniuk vs Kotronias, 1988 
(B40) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Uncommon variation
Short vs Khalifman, 1996
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

a pretty finish
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Zwishenzug check doesn't work but white doesn't know that
B Jonasson vs Angantysson, 1986 
(B33) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 6.BxNc6 NxBc6 (B40) 1-0 Pressure by R on 7th & passer
M Arribas vs M Delgado Crespo, 2001
(B40) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) Interesting pawn race
Szabo vs V Mikenas, 1939 
(B40) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian: O'Kelly Variation. Normal System Kan Line (B4
G Marco vs Maroczy, 1905 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Slam ahead to the King!
Smagin vs S A Salov, 1984 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Maroczy Bind; connected Ps
Judit Polgar vs Paunovic, 2002
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 44 moves, 1-0

Trapped Bishop at end of this game to be lost soon
Anand vs Kamsky, 2007 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 59 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Kan. Polugaevsky Var (B42) 0-1 Remove the defender!
L Henry vs Fedorowicz, 2011 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 26 moves, 0-1

Man vs Machine
Deep Junior vs Kasparov, 2003 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gheorghiu played the Kan Sicilian for a long time, and drew mos
K Mokry vs Gheorghiu, 1985 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1Lonely K to receive Arabian #
Parma vs M Damjanovic, 1960 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Polugaevsky Variation (B42) 1-0
Leko vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 48 moves, 1-0

Anand sacs like hell in sicilian
Anand vs I Sokolov, 1992 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

Kan. Wing Attack Fianchetto Var (B43) 1-0 Black uncoordinated
E Hagara vs M Manik, 2000 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

Bone in the throat finish
J Friedel vs M de Jong, 2009 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 23 moves, 1-0

Kan. Knight Variation (B43); positional sacs for penetration
Svidler vs Rublevsky, 2005 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 70 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan Wing Attack (B43) Black's pinned pawns are riddled
Igor Ivanov vs Karpov, 1979 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Variation (B43)
Hector vs J Vidarsson, 1996 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 9 moves, 1-0

Own the long diagonal, push the pawn across it
S Chumfwa vs Bacrot, 2014 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 24 moves, 0-1

X-Ray tactic with Black Rooks against a White Rook at 33
L Lane vs T Zatulovskaya, 1961 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 65 moves, 0-1

Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B44) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen Var (B44) 1/2-1/2
Alekhine vs N Voinov, 1936 
(B44) Sicilian, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Four Knights (B45) 1-0 Make two threats at same time
Lutikov vs A Khasin, 1961
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Secrets of Positional Chess by Drazen Marovic
Lutikov vs Y Sakharov, 1969 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Four Knights. Exchange Var (B45) 0-1 Rook Decoy Sac
Yudasin vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 37 moves, 0-1

Arabian Mate
Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1864 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 35 moves, 0-1

Amber Blindfold
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights Variation (B45)
D Gedult vs L Matibet, 1972 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Four Knights (B45) 1-0 Topalov reminds some of Keres
Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 58 moves, 1-0

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1876, p. 206 Crossfire, both Q's sac
C Richardson vs A W Ensor, 1876 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen (B45) 0-1 P wedge, aim rooks thru @royalty
Bologan vs Bacrot, 2001 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation (B46)
F Portisch vs Oravez, 1952 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

GM N. McDonald's book, "Chess: The art of logical thinking"
Nunn vs A Sokolov, 1986 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Stretch the defense; overworked
Radjabov vs Navara, 2008 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Black used the open file
O Renet vs Taimanov, 1986
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

Remarkable bait and switch with W's N, B and Kside pawns
Velicka vs Jansa, 1997 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1/2-1/2 Final position is kinda mirrored
Naiditsch vs Mamedyarov, 2008 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Milos' fury
G Milos vs N Murshed, 1997 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

21 Rf1-f4 not one but *two* swinging rooks attack Black Kside
Ljubojevic vs Ulf Andersson, 1976 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 3-Piece Greco Mate
Leko vs Morozevich, 2006 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Paulsen. Bastrikov Var(B47) 0-1Notes by Raymond Keene
J B Adams vs Keene, 1963  
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov (B47) 1-0 Examine 16.Nf5
B Ivanovic vs P Karlsson, 1972
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Variation (B47) 1-0 Busy Bishops
Deep Blue vs Judit Polgar, 1993 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 73 moves, 1-0

They go down 1, 2, 3
M Vachier-Lagrave vs J Netzer, 2002
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mitrofanov's Deflections
Topalov vs Judit Polgar, 1996 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 60 moves, 1-0

Sac Sac
Carlsen vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2006 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

Tight Knights in the Center
Kasparov vs Anand, 1991 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov, English Attack (B48) 1-0
Leko vs Judit Polgar, 2005 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Attack from both flanks leaves Black tattered
L Christiansen vs M Zivanic, 2008 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var. English Attack (B48) 1-0
Robson vs Fedorowicz, 2010 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Sic Paulsen. Bastrikov Var English Attack (B48) 0-1 1st W@Cor
Nijboer vs W So, 2009 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 67 moves, 0-1

I'll bet you can't guess the next move in this game!
Wei Yi vs A Haast, 2015 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Someday they won't castle in the Sicilian
Short vs R Pogorelov, 2004 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0 Look at those Bishops
J Becerra Rivero vs Fedorowicz, 2008 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Paulsen Bastrikov Var English Attack (B48) 1-0 Rybka?
A Nickel vs Hydra, 2004 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation (B48)
P Dely vs L Szollosi Sr, 1963 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

U annihilate my Queenside & I'll destroy your Kingside
A Blodstein vs Rublevsky, 1992 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

can't find the best responses
P Popovic vs Marjanovic, 1979 
(B50) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

"Larsen's Selected Games" by Bent Larsen
O Bernstein vs Larsen, 1954 
(B50) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Capture-Recapture-Fork
Kasparov vs A Ringel, 2000 
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Modern Var (B50) 0-1 Connected Rooks, R on 2nd
I Goutioudi vs L Rogule, 2006 
(B50) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

White didn't castle and Black penetrated first.
D Kopec vs W J Aramil, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Spectacular Draw
I A Nataf vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2006 
(B50) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin (B50) ˇ 1-0 miniature
Karpov vs A Kveinys, 1988 
(B50) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Computer-like finish
Shaked vs Ashley, 1997 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Black pushed pawns w/out much follow up and White used the spac
E Safarli vs N Grandelius, 2015 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 50 moves, 1-0

White played ugly but trapped the queen
Blau vs J H Donner, 1958 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

*R!!phenomenal play- distract on Qside & switch back2 K-side
S Maze vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2016 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51)
Toth vs L Csuri, 1988 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 9 moves, 1-0

brutal demolition of GK
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) ˇ 1-0 in 32 moves
Rozentalis vs Y Dokhoian, 1986 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Fine rook and pawn ending by white
Anand vs Nakamura, 2015 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 0-1 Power on the c-file
Shaked vs de Firmian, 1997
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Abuse the defender because it wants to stay and defend
E Torre vs Wojtkiewicz, 1997
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Q decoy sac, N clearance sac, then double check!
R Antonio vs T Dao, 2005 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

riddled with weak pawns
Carlsen vs Anand, 2012 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 0-1 Top has harmony
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2005 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 74 moves, 0-1

Four brave soldiers
A Timofeev vs D Khismatullin, 2009 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

EG: Instructive Good vs Bad Bishop Ending
Spassky vs Robert E Byrne, 1974 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 59 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Variation (B53)
Z Veroci Petronic vs E Kondou, 1984 
(B53) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 More than Dbl Rook sacs!
G Szabo vs S Zawadzki, 2004 
(B53) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Prins Variation (B54) 1/2-1/2 Simple won't do
Keres vs Capablanca, 1937 
(B54) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Prins Var (B54) 1-0 Q in crossfire; fork to follow
O'Kelly vs Ahlbach, 1938 
(B54) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Prins Var. Venice Attack (B55) 0-1EG sac will promote
B Reichstein vs K Gulamali, 2010 
(B55) Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack, 52 moves, 0-1

Black avoids the opening mate but not the decoy ending
D Andric vs L Santolini, 1981 
(B55) Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

A criss cross pin to the mating square both ways!!
Rada vs Kostal, 1942 
(B58) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Pawn roller, back-to-back sac clear the way for her majesty
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Emory Tate Attacks w/Black on the Kingside!
de Firmian vs E Tate, 2001 
(B56) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Classical Variation. General (B56)
B Wall vs Morales, 1974 
(B56) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Modern Variations (B56)
Szabo vs B Sooky, 1946 
(B56) Sicilian, 7 moves, 1-0

White has a winning pawn structure but Black seizes the file
S Zepeda vs P Zarnicki, 2001
(B56) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Here come's the last black rook; White can't threaten
Navara vs O Chernikov, 1998
(B56) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Notes by J.R. Capablanca
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B32) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Decoy Black king to e7 to set up a winning discovered attack
Anand vs Leko, 1994 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Classical Variation. General (B57)
F Blatny vs Dasek, 1950 
(B56) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

"The Pearl of Sofia"
Topalov vs G Minchev, 1988 
(B57) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Classical Variation (B58)
Taubenhaus vs A A Smorodsky, 1914 
(B58) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Boleslavsky Variation (B59) ˇ 0-1
Bisguier vs Saidy, 1963 
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 28 moves, 0-1

Creepy Knights
G Kluger vs Nagy, 1942 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer Variation. General (B60)
Chester vs Salvador, 1977 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer. Modern Variation (B61)
D Baretic vs I Radulov, 1971 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer. Modern Variation (B61)
A Planinc vs Z Mestrovic, 1974 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern(B62) 0-1Violence both sides
Kudrin vs M Wilder, 1987 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 34 moves, 0-1

23 Qe8+! decoys the Black king into double check and mate
Wang Shuai vs N Castaneda, 2001 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 23 moves, 1-0

pawn wing advances for both sides
Larsen vs Gligoric, 1974 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 31 moves, 1-0

Vertical X-Ray with Queen and Rook; ICNT, p. 209
Z Nilsson vs Geller, 1954 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Backward f-pawn
Leko vs Kramnik, 1995 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 48 moves, 1-0

Blocking the f-pawn is often fatal.
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Anastasia's Mate
Karjakin vs T Metsalu, 2001 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

sharp R-R
Benko vs Heinin, 1973 
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 21 moves, 1-0

Richter-Rauzer (B66) Caught in center against connected rooks
Kasparov vs Hracek, 1996 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 25 moves, 1-0

try to picture the 'what if' scenerios
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1999 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern, Early deviations (B66) 1-0
M Brodsky vs J Maiwald, 1994 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 38 moves, 1-0

First brilliancy prize in Groningen 1946
Szabo vs E R Lundin, 1946 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 38 moves, 0-1

A nice trap in the Sicilian, its not in many books!
A J Goldsby vs E Jonsson, 1980 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 18 moves, 1-0

Voracious Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1-0 R sac exposure
Anand vs Timman, 2004 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 29 moves, 1-0

Great game by White. His knight was hanging on d4 for 6 moves.
Oll vs Azmaiparashvili, 1993 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 0-1 Such ferocious p
Karpov vs E Torre, 1976 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 48 moves, 0-1

Standard h- pawn thrust
Z Karniewski vs W Kolacin, 1993 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Levenfish Variation (B71)
J L Alvarez del Monte vs C Hounie Fleurquin, 1961 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Levenfish Variation (B71)
E Cotta vs R Camara, 1965 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Boomerang!
Eigil Pedersen vs A Zografakis, 1950 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

This game is well-annotated
Alekhine vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sic Dragon (B72) A Well known trap. If Nc6 then Ng4 is playable
K Rahn vs Rellstab, 1941 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Nigel Short fights back with a blunder allowing mate!
Short vs Chiburdanidze, 1985 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 31 moves, 0-1

Q Trap
Unzicker vs S Conquest, 1986 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

P. 174 of "Secrets of the Sicilian Dragon" by Gufeld & Schiller
M Brody vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack deviation (B75)1-0 Q deflection
Adorjan vs M Fuller, 1975 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Just scintillating
Plaskett vs W Watson, 1983 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

P.120 of "Secrets of the Sicilian Dragon" by Schiller & Gufeld
Zsofia Polgar vs G Vescovi, 1994  
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Outrageous swindle
Efimenko vs R Forster, 2011 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attk Modern Line(B76) 0-1Exchange Sac
Psakhis vs Yurtaev, 1980 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 N moves!
Boleslavsky vs Lisitsin, 1956 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

A model attacking game
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Know thy sacs or get sacked
P Morris vs C G Ward, 1983 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

beautiful mating combination
P Kiss vs Tibor, 1973 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

White should have won but threw it away on move 24...
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1979 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 60 moves, 0-1

A rook on the 7th cramps
S Sevian vs W M Duckworth, 2012 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Endgame in the Dragon Yugoslav Attack
W Arencibia Rodriguez vs V Gashimov, 2007 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 67 moves, 0-1

A Tight Squeeze At Both Ends
L Bruzon Batista vs R Felgaer, 2002 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1
Ivanchuk vs Kamsky, 1994 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B79) Who are these two?
B Ivanovic vs O Riedler, 1972 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

All Tangled UP
Morozevich vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 76 moves, 0-1

What a display of knight power!
Remeniuk vs Stein, 1959 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 19 moves, 1-0

Black was too busy to get castled and it cost him
Movsesian vs U Boensch, 1999 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 23 moves, 1-0

X-Ray with Queen and Rook forces the resignation
J D Tisdall vs Judit Polgar, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

It plays out into a Hook mate
K Spraggett vs Suba, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Karpov attacks
Karpov vs Sax, 1983 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

White defends so accurately
Oll vs Salov, 1982 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nice EG Finish
Short vs Kasparov, 1989 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 103 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Variation (B82) 1-0 Black plays poor
A Ostapenko vs S Kurkin, 1970 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

Found in "The Application of Chess Theory"
Geller vs Anikaev, 1979 
(B83) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

With great ease
Smyslov vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

"Salazar wins tactically"
H Munoz Sotomayor vs H Salazar Jacob, 1990 
(B83) Sicilian, 59 moves, 0-1

He won the exchange but he didn't make it?
Olland vs A Hamming, 1933 
(B83) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 1-0 Wonderful finish
H Akvist vs G Kuzmin, 1976 
(B83) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 0-1 Smothered Mate
R Slade vs D Hooper, 1947 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical Variation (B84)
S Hamann vs M Macdonald-Ross, 1962 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 12 moves, 1-0

Savon's 19.Qxf6!! leads to Hook mate of sorts
Savon vs Polugaevsky, 1971 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

the Bishop's motor was running
Anand vs R Kempinski, 2010 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 28 moves, 1-0

Three !! exclamation moves in kingside attack; Underpromotion
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 34 moves, 1-0

Jockey for position
A J Mestel vs Speelman, 1971
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tate is very engaging
E Tate vs Yudasin, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Variation (B86) 1-0 aim at g7
Plachetka vs Gernot Plank, 1991 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sic Fischer-Sozin Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Sutovsky's Immortal
D Gormally vs Sutovsky, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 36 moves, 0-1

White is fortunate to get a draw
Stellwagen vs L Dominguez, 2004 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 24, John Emms Starting Out: Demolition19.Ndxe6!!
Kasparov vs Gelfand, 1993 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Infiltration
H Van Riemsdijk vs P Youngworth, 1978 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 34 moves, 0-1

zwischenzug game
W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) ˇ 1-0
F Amonatov vs A Timofeev, 2007 
(B89) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 aim at g7
Soltis vs D B Gurevich, 1981 
(B89) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Typically amazing Velimirovic Attack; Nxg7 cracks the dam
Fedorov vs Lanka, 1997 
(B89) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Dbl R sacs, rob the pin
A Ostapenko vs Yartsev, 1969 
(B89) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Doubled Rooks, P wedge
A Sacks vs M Micayabas, 1984 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)
A F Gragger vs Vieltorf, 1952 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack (B90)
P Shields vs R Spiers, 1970 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack (B90)
Gelinas vs Sanchez, 1975 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen Var English Attack (B90) 0-1 in 20 moves
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 20 moves, 0-1

A most interesting battle for the center
Short vs Sax, 1988
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen trap
Bologan vs Karjakin, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Stubborn defense
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sic ScheveningenPerenyi Gambit (B90) 1/2-1/2 Why not take Knt?
Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1996 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rule the open file!
Akopian vs Kramnik, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

White must allow the perpetual or She mates
Caruana vs Yifan Hou, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Permanent Penetration is a Pain in the Fortress!
E Safarli vs M Palac, 2014
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Disconnect; can't prevent penetration
R Forster vs Huebner, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Pending X-Ray after Promotion
Grischuk vs Fressinet, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

A lucid game
D Juswanto vs Zhu Chen, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

Spellbound Clincher
Anand vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

a master of initiative
Topalov vs Grischuk, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 69 moves, 1-0

Najdorf. English Attack (B90); Really powerful king hunt
Nakamura vs A Lesiege, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Variation (B90) 1-0 Lolli Mate
D Levy vs R End, 1966 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1-0

Najdorf Variation. English Attack Anti-English (B90) ˇ 0-1
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Blindfold attack; Black is stripped of his pawns in MG
Anand vs F Vallejo Pons, 2005 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

NY Times chess column analyzes this game
L Dominguez vs Karjakin, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Van Wely's Najdorf demolished by Kasparov's English Attack
Kasparov vs Van Wely, 2000 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Battery on the half-open f-file
Zsofia Polgar vs L Schandorff, 1989 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf Adams Attack (B90) 1-0Declined R sac offer forks
W So vs M Leon Hoyos, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 1-0 Pono is superior
Ponomariov vs Karjakin, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Open h-file, long diagonal
W So vs R Gao, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Kasparov's only loss with White to the Najdorf
Kasparov vs Hofmann, 1980 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) (B91) 1-0 GK simul loss
H Spangenberg vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B92) 1-0 Shake or no?! Instructive EG X$ end
Short vs I Cheparinov, 2008 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 72 moves, 1-0

Black uses an h- pawn push
R Broadbent vs Opocensky, 1946
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 48 moves, 0-1

not over until it is over
Z Almasi vs Yu Yangyi, 2014 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 85 moves, 0-1

Black Rook at d5 is trapped by 21. b4
Radjabov vs Shirov, 2008 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 1-0 Nc7+ was threatened
Keres vs Kotov, 1950 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional Line (B92) 1-0 4 Queens
R Korsunsky vs Kasparov, 1976 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 76 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 0-1 What good does it do?
Smirin vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1998 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

Garry Kasparov beat Anatoli Karpov 28 to 21, with 129 draws
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1975 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional (B92) 1/2-1/2 Photo
Morozevich vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Variation (B92) 0-1 Butt-ugly Queen
B Mudongo vs S Andriasyan, 2007
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Notes by Eric Schiller, from the book Saving Lost Positions, Ba
B Colias vs E Friedman, 1985  
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 47 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B93) 1-0 What a skilled matador CHUCKY was!
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B94)
E Walther vs Zellner, 1973 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

White missed the brilliant 17.Rd4
D Kokarev vs Wang Hao, 2012 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

in the same boat as several others
T Ernst vs C Gruvaeus, 2000 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 13 moves, 1-0

Terrific Major Piece Manuevering
Wade vs Gheorghiu, 1968
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 45 moves, 0-1

9 moves in 14 seconds
Shirov vs L Dominguez, 2010 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Damn! the "Romantics" circa: 1880 would have loved this
Kotronias vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Ah yes, the old e5 / Ne4 trick
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Deflection, Pin and Fork
D Sengupta vs Nakamura, 2001 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 25 moves, 0-1

Should Black have just simplified?
Timman vs Polugaevsky, 1973 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 15 moves, 1-0

Black failed to develop the king's bishop
N Pegoraro vs P Trotto, 2004 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 16 moves, 1-0

Zugzwang finish
Hector vs J Carstensen, 2003 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 75 moves, 1-0

Scintillating
E Berg vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2012 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Quite the finish
F Zimmermann vs W Huebner, 1977 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Diagram #374 on p249-250 of Checkmate! by Koltanowski
Bereziuk vs A Izhnin, 1976 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 The castled K wins again
Jobava vs H H Hernandez, 2008 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1-0

5 Queens
Z Mackic vs A Maksimenko, 1994 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 51 moves, 0-1

No brakes on this attack from Spassky
Spassky vs N Rashkovsky, 1973 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Brilliancy prize
Simagin vs Stein, 1961 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

It took more then 10 moves to release f6-g7 tension.
Leko vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2001 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 1/2-1/2
Grischuk vs Anand, 2009 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

White has an aggressive attack, but Fischer defends
Tringov vs Fischer, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Pyrotechnics by Robert Byrne!
Robert E Byrne vs Larry Evans, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

White has a lazy king
V Gashimov vs Grischuk, 2010 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Black puts his Rook into White X-Ray Rooks to force resignation
Chiburdanidze vs Psakhis, 1980 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

The exciting final game of the tournament
Radjabov vs Karjakin, 2006 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf PP Accepted (B97) w/10...b5
Velimirovic vs Marjanovic, 1979
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf PP Accepted (B97) 1-0 His first win as W line
Timman vs Hjartarson, 1989 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 52 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf PP Accepted (B97) Same position, either color?
Beliavsky vs Timman, 1981 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) Tactical
L Brunner vs I Stohl, 1990 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Dizzy Sacrifices
G Mahia vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B98) 0-1 Who arrives first? The Q sac does!
Jansa vs Smejkal, 1969 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Browne Variation(B99) 1-0Thunderous!
B Vuckovic vs S Marinkovic, 2006 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1-0 Half of a Dovetail Mate
de Firmian vs P Youngworth, 1980 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 43 moves, 1-0

1) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Shirov vs Anand, 1999 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

2) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Shirov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1999
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

3) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Anand vs Judit Polgar, 2005 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

4) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Judit Polgar vs Anand, 2005 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

5) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
N Coenen vs P Haba, 2009 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 66 moves, 0-1

6) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
V Alexandridis vs I Miladinovic, 2001 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

7) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Adams vs Anand, 2001 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

8) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Fressinet vs Rublevsky, 2003
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

9) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Judit Polgar vs Leko, 1996
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

10) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Hector vs P Cramling, 2001
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 64 moves, 0-1

11) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Nijboer vs A Giri, 2009 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

12) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Adams vs Anand, 1999
(B32) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

13) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Spassky vs Suetin, 1964 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

14) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
J Fichtl vs Jansa, 1970 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

15) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Zsofia Polgar vs Taimanov, 2001
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

16) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Hort vs Taimanov, 1999
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

17) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Adams vs Stefansson, 2000 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

18) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Leko vs Lautier, 1995
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

19) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Alexander V Ivanov vs Joel Benjamin, 2006
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

20) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Adams vs G Hernandez Guerrero, 2004 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

21) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 71 moves, 1-0

22) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Adams vs Judit Polgar, 2000 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

23) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Kamsky vs Judit Polgar, 1994 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 38 moves, 0-1

24) Sicilian Taimanov Game Collection
Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1994 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 0-1

C1) Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Heavy piece EG
V Arapovic vs B Marinovic, 1979
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

C2) Sicilian Def Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 8...e5 is incorrect
Boleslavsky vs Ravinsky, 1949 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

E3) Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 1-0Volatile P levers
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

E4) Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 1/2-Isolated Passers
P Czarnota vs P Bobras, 2005
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

E5) Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 1/2-Black sacs Rf7+
O Zambrana vs R Vera, 2005
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

E6) Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 1/2-Just take it now
M Afshari vs R Ibrahimov, 2005
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

E7) Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 0-1 b-file attack
C Wei vs D Maghalashvili, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 0-1

E8) Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 0-1 Skewer
Wang Hao vs Zhou Jianchao, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 0-1

Chess Informant 90 Best Game Prize
Svidler vs F Vallejo Pons, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

Who said all draws are boring?
Anand vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Double Doubled Pawns and Pins. Only a GM sees this!
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

20. Nb6!! Rb8 21. Nf5! Bc6 22. Qd4! +- wins positionally
Leko vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen Variation. English Attack (B90)
Leko vs Morozevich, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 1-0 Black hallucination
A R Andersen vs A Gronnestad, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 1-0

sicilijanka koju želim igrati
Short vs Kasparov, 1987 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 45 moves, 1-0

Brilliant game from Vishy, maintaining initiative all through!
Anand vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

20...Nd7! would have kept Anand out of trouble
Kasimdzhanov vs Anand, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Bishop Highway Crossfire
F Visier Segovia vs J Betancort Curbelo, 1968 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

If you're looking for a reason not to play the Sicilian Najdorf
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90)1-0 2 Computers w/Passers
Rybka vs Loop, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

B90 Sicilian: Najdorf / English Attack 0-1; R vs B&N
Anand vs Topalov, 2006 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 61 moves, 0-1

Sic Scheveningen Delayed Keres Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1998 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Stunning sacs expose disconnected Rs
Motylev vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical(B84) 1-0Brave Ns, Connected Ps
Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

27. Qf7+!! (see Honza Cervenka's post)
Mednis vs Timman, 1974 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Modern Variation General (B83)
G Schories vs Euwe, 1925
(B83) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Modern Variation General (B83)
A van Foreest vs Euwe, 1927 
(B83) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

Correction: Open Sicilian; making use of pins w/a pesky knight
Von Bardeleben vs Paulsen, 1887 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs A Lein, 1971 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

delete
Schestakov vs Gusseinow, 1967 
(B56) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

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