Sunday, February 25, 2007

Chess: Understanding the Sicilian Defense (Najdorf Variation) Part LV

1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 a6
6 Bg5 e6 7 f4 Be7 8 Qf3 h6 9 Bh4 Qc7
10 0-0-0 Nbd7 11 Bd3 g5 12 fxg5 Ne5
13 Qe2 Nfg4 14 Nf3 hxg5 15 Bg3 Nxf3
16 gxf3 Ne5 17 Qf2 Bd7 18 h4 gxh4
19 Bxh4 Qc5 20 Qxc5 dxc5 21 Bxe7 Nxd3+
22 cxd3 Kxe7 Line




For explanations of moves 1 through 8 please
refer to: Chess: Understanding the Sicilian
Defense (Najdorf Variation) Part I


1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6
5 Nc3 a6 6 Bg5 e6 7 f4 Be7 8 Qf3:




8 ... h6



8 ... Qc7
8 ... Nbd7
8 ... Qa5
8 ... Qb6
8 ... O-O


9 Bh4



9 Bxf6

9 ... Qc7



9 ... Nbd7
9 ... g5
9 ... Qa5
9 ... O-O


10 O-O-O



10 Be2
10 Bd3


10 ... Nbd7



10 ... Nxe4
10 ... O-O


11 Bd3



11 Qg3
11 g4
11 Bf2
11 Be2
11 Qh3
11 Re1
11 f5
11 Bg3
11 Rd2
11 Bxf6


11 ... g5



11 ... Qc5
11 ... b5
11 ... Nc5
11 ... Nxe4
11 ... Rg8


12 fxg5



12 e5
12 Bg3
12 Be1


12 ... Ne5



12 ... hxg5

13 Qe2



13 Qg3
13 Qf2
13 Qf1


13 ... Nfg4



13 ... Nfd7
13 ... Nh7
13 ... Ng8


14 Nf3



14 h3
14 Qd2
14 Bg3
14 Kb1


14 ... hxg5



14 ... Nxf3

15 Bg3



15 Bxg5
15 Be1
15 Nxe5


15 ... Nxf3



15 ... Bd7
15 ... Rg8
15 ... Qc5
15 ... Qa5


16 gxf3



16 Qxf3

16 ... Ne5



16 ... Nf6

17 Qf2



17 f4
17 h4


17 ... Bd7



17 ... b5
17 ... Qc5


18 h4



18 Be2

18 ... gxh4



18 ... O-O-O

19 Bxh4



19 f4

19 ... Qc5



19 ... Bxh4

20 Qxc5



20 Bg3
20 Qg2


20 ... dxc5



20 ... Nxd3+

21 Bxe7



21 Bf2

21 ... Nxd3+



21 ... Rxh1
21 ... Kxe7


22 cxd3



22 Kd2

22 ... Kxe7



22 ... Rxh1

By ChessCoach@care2.com



















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