New PDF release: Chess Developments: The Sicilian Dragon

By David Vigorito

Chess advancements is a new sequence supplying state of the art assurance of chess openings. Chess advancements makes a speciality of serious strains, present tendencies, robust new principles and state of the art concept. It bargains avid gamers of all degrees the chance to extend their beginning wisdom and knowing, and to extend and increase their starting repertoires. The Sicilian Dragon is surely some of the most renowned and eagerly mentioned chess openings. the most strains frequently bring about tremendous advanced positions during which either side assault freely, one slip can be deadly, and a deep wisdom of the outlet conception and nuances might turn out to be a decisive virtue. during this booklet, David Vigorito examines crucial and instructive Sicilian Dragon video games in recent times. Vigorito is famous for his commencing services, and his paintings is often choked with cutting edge rules. additionally, his lucid factors of the major plans and strategies will profit all gamers. *Up-to-date assurance of the Sicilian Dragon *Packed with key new principles and significant research *Written via a well known commencing specialist

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Qd2 when the position is not so clear, although White has a draw for the taking at almost any time. 23 fxg4 Kf8?! A second error follows, but the position is already too difficult. hxg4 24 Rhl QC7 25 Qh7+ Kf8 26 c3 and White's attack is decisive. 40 Soltis Variation: 10 0-0-0 ReB 11 Bb3 Ne5 12 h4 h5 24 gxh5 Qe5 25 h6 Bh8 26 h7 Ke8 27 Qe2 Kd7 28 Be3 Also winning was 28 Bxf7 Nxf7 29 Qxe7+ Kc6 30 Qxf7 Qe5 31 Bcl. 1 This allows a cute finish. b5. 16 gxh5 White has also frequently played 16 Bxf6 to break down Black's kingside.

Black could also keep the queens on the board with 28 ... QC5!? 29 Qxb6 axb6 30 Rei Re4 31 Bxe7?! White is eager to restore material equality, but this pawn is not very important yet. It was better to exchange rooks and eliminate the g-pawn with 31 Rhg1 Kf7 32 Kb2 Bd3 33 RXc4 BXc4 34 Rxg4, although Black maintains some chances after 34... Bxd5. 31 ... Nf5 32 Bf6 b5 33 a4? White panics. Instead 33 Kb2 Bd3 34 Rhg1 g3 would give him some chances to survive. 33 ... bxa4 Black was clearly concerned with his king, but 33 ...

In fact wins. The key point is that after 30 fxg4 Ra8! 31 8f8 RgS! Black keeps the g-file closed. 30 Bg7! Bxg7 31 Rxg7+ Kxg7 32 Rg1+ Bg4 (Diagram 69) 33 Ne6+! It is difficult to understand this move at first, but the obvious 33 fxg4 allows 33 ... e6 when the black king can run with ... Kf8-e7. 33 ... Kg6 Now 33 .. fxe6 34 fxg4 wins quickly. Carlsen Baku 2008 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 exd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Ne3 g6 6 Be3 Bg7 7 f3 0-0 B Qd2 Ne6 9 Be4 Bd7 100-0-0 ReB 11 Bb3 Ne5 12 h4 h5 13 Bg5 ReS 14 Kb1 ReB (Diagram 70) Diagram 70 (W) Diagram 71 (W) Black also makes a useful prophylactic move.

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