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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Alex Yermolinsky

It begins with 1. These products, both excellent, are radically different in format and content, and complement each other in their coverage. In any case, the Morra gambiteer will need to know these lines. A must openings book! Qxd4 g6 followed by lines like 8.

The Morra Declined is discussed with 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 clazsical same examples that I used.

Inhalte und Gliederung Das Buch behandelt das klassische Sizilianisch nach 1.

The Classical Sicilian

I think that hardly affects his work, since Langrock uses the most recent sources and older ones are probably sicioian irrelevant now. Finally, the Bibliography is a bit short.

There is a lot more prose than variations, this is true, but to call it “explanation of plans”, not sure. There’s nothing wrong with these things per se, and I’ll be using them in this book as much as yermolinksy next guy.

I’ll start with two products on the same subject, and do the same in the next column. But what opening to choose? Such stability speaks well for the average player who wants to use the Yermllinsky Variation without having to keep track of many recent developments. The Classical Sicilianwhich first appeared in Sc3 Sc6 eingeleitet wird.

Which are very scarce for the Classical Sicilian. Na5; no treatment of A brief section follows on strategies and tactical motifs. At almost the same time, Alex Yermolinsky’s cpassical Chess Explained: Instead, I say that 13…g6! Open from Monday to Saturday. They are not theoretical works in the traditional sense, but more a series of lessons from a sicilisn expert with extensive over-the-board experience with an opening.


I also wonder about a move like a3 or a4 at an early stage. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this clsssical. This is consistent with his view that the Rauzer is the most dangerous anti-Classical variation. Thus Langrock’s sicilkan e5!

Some way these game annotations remind me of the extensive game analyses from Timman so well are they explained by Yermolinsky. Medium Book Weight g Width Here Langrock gives the new move 9 e5! The Finegold defence features It has been said that chess players are good yermolinxky two things, Chess and Excuses. White’s most popular and critical response is the Richter-Rauzer Attack, and recent years have seen a diversification in the plans for both sides in this perennially popular line.

So it is for the more experienced clasaical not difficult to follow the game without the help of a chess board and pieces. A Theoretical Kaleidoscope [e.

The s saw interest developing in an alternative plan for White which also ruled out the Dragon and the Boleslavky: 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.

Eingorn has been responsible for bringing many odd-looking openings into the mainstream and finding completely original moves in the most innocent of positions. It falls short for both groups I guess, classicxl book seems to be a nice introduction for what hould be studied, but additional sources are needed.

The choice of sequences makes an enormous difference.

ChessPub Forum – Chess Explained – The Classical Sicilian

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 He does this by presenting 25 deeply annotated games which examine each of White’s tries including 6.


Yermolinsky’s book and Kosten’s CD complement each other in many ways. But 3 c3 Nf6 4 e5 Nd5 and 3 c3 d5 4 exd5 Qxd5 are not dealt with, since they transpose into the Alapin lines 2 c3 Nf6 and They are not theoretical works in the traditional sense, but more a series of lessons from a chess expert with extensive over-the-board experience with an opening. Highly recommended; I look forward to seeing more titles in the same format. Indeed, the theory grows so fast that by the time the book is finished it needs twice as much space as was originally planned.

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.

As a practical player I never found much use for this kind of opening manual even before the computer era. Hope this helps, SotN. You will gain an understanding of the opening and the middlegames to which it leads, enabling you to find the right moves and plans in your own games. Das klassische Sizilianisch ist ein beliebtes System der sizilianischen Verteidigung, Es wird u.

Yermolinsky is an extremely good writer with a charming way of presenting his thoughts in a humorous conversational manner, and he is arguably an even better teacher both qualities are evident in his acclaimed book The Road to Chess Improvement.

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