By Dorian Rogozenko

“To be blunt, any participant who performs the Sicilian safety as Black should have this publication” - Chris Chambers, Georgia Chess

The Sicilian is much and away the most well-liked chess commencing. the reason being visible: it allows Black to struggle for victory with out taking over the top dangers. The Sicilian rankings good in perform and is a company favorite with avid gamers of all criteria. Given either the Sicilian’s fearsome recognition and the volume of theoretical coaching required to take on it head-on, many avid gamers wish to side-step the Open Sicilian with one of many Anti-Sicilian structures at White’s disposal. those comprise: positionally influenced traces akin to the two c3 Sicilian and the three Bb5 platforms; sluggish yet difficult attacking traces together with the Closed Sicilian and the King’s Indian assault; and competitive yet loosening rules just like the Grand Prix assault and quite a few gambits. This booklet equips Black to struggle opposed to these kinds of traces. within the most crucial adaptations, Rogozenko offers a call among an excellent and an competitive alternative. He caters in the event you meet 2 Nf3 with the 3 major strikes, 2...d6, 2...e6 and 2...Nc6.

“Moldovan GM Dorian Rogozenko inspired me together with his frank revelations approximately his favorite responses” - Tim Harding, Chess Mail

Dorian Rogozenko is a grandmaster from Moldova who lives in Romania. He performs within the German, Romanian and Dutch leagues and has represented his kingdom at 4 Chess Olympiads. Rogozenko additionally certified for the 2001 FIDE international Championship and is a famous specialist on establishing idea. this can be his first chess book.

“Sicilian gamers beware! this could be on your library.” - Alex Dunne, ICCF Amici

“The ebook is nice, remarkable ... Rogozenko takes the time to give an explanation for intimately the positional and tactical facets of the tested traces, the move-orders, the reasoning at the back of convinced strikes and plans. ... there are many new rules provided within the textual content, a number of infrequent possible choices which have been re-examined and re-assessed and lots of formerly approved tests which have been severely studied and re-evaluated. This all makes the ebook a priceless buy even for powerful gamers of the GM-level ... My evaluate: this e-book is a must-buy!” - Sotiris Logothetis, Chess Today

“I discovered an excellent stability among verbal dialogue of the traces the place he explains the recommendations concerned instead of simply utilizing codes to teach who has the virtue. A good produced book.” - Paul Dunn, Australian Chess

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