Chess Opening Variances: Sicilian Part I Eco Code B20 – B59

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Guide

B20

Sicilian Defence 1. e4 c5

Sicilian Defence

1. e4 c5

Study Games for Eco Code B20

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B20

B21

Sicilian, Grand Prix Attack and Smith-Morra Gambit, including the Siberian Trap 1. e4 c5 2. f4

Sicilian, Grand Prix Attack and Smith-Morra Gambit, including the Siberian Trap

1. e4 c5 2. f4

Study Games for Eco Code B21

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B21

B22

Sicilian, Alapin Variation (2.c3) 1. e4 c5 2. c3

Sicilian, Alapin Variation (2.c3)

1. e4 c5 2. c3

Study Games for Eco Code B22

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B22

B23

Sicilian, Closed, 2.Nc3 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3

Sicilian, Closed, 2.Nc3

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3

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B23

B24

Sicilian, Closed, 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3

Sicilian, Closed, 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3

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B24

Sicilian Defence: Closed, Smyslov Variation

1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.d3 e6 6.Be3 Nd4 7.Nce2

B25

Sicilian, Closed, 3...g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.d3 d6 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6

Sicilian, Closed, 3…g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.d3 d6

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6

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B25

B26

Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6 6. Be3

Study Games for Eco Code B26

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B27

Sicilian Defence, 2.Nf3 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3

Sicilian Defence, 2.Nf3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3

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B27

B28

Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6

Sicilian, O’Kelly Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6

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B28

B29

Sicilian, Nimzovich–Rubinstein Variation 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6

Sicilian, Nimzovich–Rubinstein Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6

Study Games for Eco Code B29

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B29

B30

Sicilian Defence, 2...Nc6 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6

Sicilian Defence, 2…Nc6

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6

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B30

B31

Sicilian, Nimzovich–Rossolimo Attack (3.Bb5 g6) 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6

Sicilian, Nimzovich–Rossolimo Attack (3.Bb5 g6)

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6

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B31

B32

Sicilian Defence, 2...Nc6 3.d4 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4

Sicilian Defence, 2…Nc6 3.d4

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4

Study Games for Eco Code B32

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B32

B33

Sicilian, Sveshnikov (Lasker–Pelikan) Variation 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6

Sicilian, Sveshnikov (Lasker–Pelikan) Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6

Study Games for Eco Code B33

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B33

B34

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Exchange Variation 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nxc6

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Exchange Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nxc6

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B34

Sicilian Defence: Accelerated Dragon, Modern Variation

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3

B35

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4

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B35

Sicilian Defence: Dragon Variation, Modern Bc4 Variation

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 Nc6

B36

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy bind 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy bind

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4

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B36

B37

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy bind, 5...Bg7 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Bg7

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy bind, 5…Bg7

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Bg7

Study Games for Eco Code B37

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B37

B38

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy bind, 6.Be3 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Be3

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy bind, 6.Be3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Be3

Study Games for Eco Code B38

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B39

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 Ng4

Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 Ng4

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B40

Sicilian Defence, 2.Nf3 e6 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6

Sicilian Defence, 2.Nf3 e6

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6

Study Games for Eco Code B40

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B40

B41

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

Sicilian, Kan Variation (4.Nxd4 a6)

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6

Study Games for Eco Code B41

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B41

B42

Sicilian, Kan, 5.Bd3 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3

Sicilian, Kan, 5.Bd3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3

 Study Games for Eco Code B42

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B42

B43

Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3

Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3

Study Games for Eco Code B43

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B43

B44

Sicilian Defence, 4.Nd4 Nc6 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6

Sicilian Defence, 4.Nd4 Nc6

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6

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B44

B45

Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 5.Nc3 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3

Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 5.Nc3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3

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B45

B46

Sicilian, Taimanov Variation 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6

Sicilian, Taimanov Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6

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B46

Sicilian Defence: Paulsen Variation, Taimanov Variation

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 Nge7

B47

Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7

Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7

Study Games for Eco Code B47

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B48

Sicilian, Taimanov Variation 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3

Sicilian, Taimanov Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3

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B48

B49

Sicilian, Taimanov Variation 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Be2

Sicilian, Taimanov Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Be2

Study Games for Eco Code B49

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B49

B50

Sicilian 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6

Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6

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B50

B51

Sicilian, Canal–Sokolsky Attack 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+

Sicilian, Canal–Sokolsky Attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+

Study Games for Eco Code B51

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B51

B52

Sicilian, Canal–Sokolsky Attack, 3...Bd7 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7

Sicilian, Canal–Sokolsky Attack, 3…Bd7

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7

Study Games for Eco Code B52

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B52

B53

Sicilian, Chekhover Variation 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4

Sicilian, Chekhover Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4

Study Games for Eco Code B53

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B53

B54

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Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4

Study Games for Eco Code B54

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B54

B55

Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. f3 e5 6. Bb5+

Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. f3 e5 6. Bb5+

Study Games for Eco Code B55

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B55

B56

Sicilian 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3

Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3

Study Games for Eco Code B56

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B56

B57

Sicilian, Sozin (not Scheveningen) including Magnus Smith Trap 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bc4

Sicilian, Sozin (not Scheveningen) including Magnus Smith Trap

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bc4

Study Games for Eco Code B57

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B57

B58

Sicilian, Classical 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be2

Sicilian, Classical

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be2

Study Games for Eco Code B58

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B58

B59

Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3

Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3

Study Games for Eco Code B59

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