A new book on the Classical Sicilian by Yermolinsky is out. This is a new series called Chess Explained. Did someone read this book?. Gambit Chess publication: Chess Explained: The Classical Sicilian – Alex Yermolinsky. Classical Sicilian, 2nd Edition; Anthony Kosten; ChessBase CD Chess Explained: The Classical Sicilian; Alex Yermolinsky; pages;.

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The dates of the games that Yermolinsky has chosen yermoilnsky his examples suggest the same thing; he might even extend that period to 10 years or so. Medium Book Weight g Width Here’s a word for those sicilin expect an immediate return on their investment and prefer to play and study what is currently being played by the world elite. Grandmaster Alex Yermolinsky is one of the strongest players in the United States.

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Bc4 Qb6, considering he did cover so many lines on the Rauzer. A brief section follows on strategies and tactical motifs. Yermolinsky uses only 4 of his own complete games in spite of his extensive use of the Classical Variation for over 3 decades I find 30 of his games in MegaBase Then he shows remarkable objectivity when, in spite of his obvious advocacy for White in the Morra, he doesn’t stop at that point, but analyses the less common There is always something to learn from someone like Yermolinsky, who has played the opening his entire life.

A must openings book! Chess Explained is a new series of books about chess openings. PC board spare parts. He assisted Irina Levitina in her bid for the Women’s World Championship inwhile his former pupils include several top-class grandmasters and a US Junior Champion.

He doesn’t hide the fact that in many lines Yermolinsiy is looking for improvements. Which gets me to another point: This is apparent in the first game. It has been said that chess players are good at two things, Chess and Excuses. Prospective Classical Sicilian yyermolinsky can take heart in the numerous suggestions and improvements that GM Yermolinsky offers.


After the rundown in column 74, let me begin to tackle some opening books and disks. Rd7 in most lines. Nbd7although that can be debated 9. You have no items in your shopping cart. He also devotes a section to various lines with an early g4, which he calls a ‘Symbol of Chess Progress’. View item in former shop. Since this still happens to be an opening book, my choice went for shorter games or at least ones that were basically decided before the endgame was reached.

Alex Yermolinsky

Real explanation rather than heavy theory – I was sold on that. Kosten says that he is surprised to learn that so little of the basic underlying theory has changed over the past six years. Viacheslav Eingorn’s Creative Chess Opening Preparation is an eclectic romp through openings by one of the most interesting of modern theoreticians, who also happens to be a strong grandmaster.

Yerkolinsky I confirm there, Eingorn had a strong hand in developing theory with all of these seemingly unusual moves. In any case, the Morra gambiteer will need to know these lines.

White’s most popular and critical sicillan is the Richter-Rauzer Attack, and recent years have seen a diversification in the plans for both sides in this perennially popular line.

Chess Explained is a new series of books about chess openings. At this point Ciafone and Finegold answer To introduce the opening, he begins with a discussion of practical and psychological aspects of the Morra, the argument being that White benefits from siciluan attacking nature.

Disturbing the Equilibrium [e.

Rd1 Nbd7 as best delaying This is something I talked about at length in my two earlier strategy books for the same publisher; in fact, it has become a popular topic that has been written about in many books and articles, employing the very same examples that I used.

To understand the importance of this, let’s look at the order 6…Be7 7. Although I haven’t looked at previous Morra books in detail, Langrock’s book must be the best of the lot by a good margin. clasaical

The Classical Sicilian

The format chosen by Gambit for its opening book series ‘Chess Explained’ provides for a deeper and more personalized coverage of opening ideas. Qb6 and specifically recommends that move. Bg2 Bg7 is the normal line from the dragon. Be7, which is quite understandable, since one of those positions is on their cover of their book and the variation fills most of classiical The yermolinsjy representation of the endgame may shift the statistics in White’s favour and might be viewed as a shortcoming of this work.


Here are the Chapter titles and sample sections names: Be7Langrock is able to bypass their main line entirely. Experiments in the Opening [e. Furtermore, Yermo only covers true Classical Sicilian lines, so any transpositions to other variations like the dragon after 6.

Bxf6 gxf6, after Yermolinsky the Kozul suicide variation, where Yermolinsky is responsible for keeping the torch burning. The old patterns of opening strategy were revised, after which the game of chess came genuinely close to the realm of science or art. But the heart of the book is in the clasaical and variations.

I hope this will make it possible for the more experienced reader to enjoy this book without the assistance of a chessboard and pieces.

I wish that I had perused this book prior to my recent work on various French Defence lines, because it includes games with variations that I write about extensively, for example, 1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 Nd2and now Eingorn is a modernist through and through, and doesn’t believe that the problems of chess are solved by any means.

This is a fun book, with easy-to-absorb opening ideas.

It is as if you were sitting at the board with a chess coach answering your questions about the plans for both sides, the ideas behind particular moves, and what specific knowledge you need to have.

Here Langrock gives the new move 9 e5!