Anti-Sicilian: Moscow Variation - Part 1

by IM Andrew Martin

Tired of facing a well-prepared opponent in the complex lines of the Sicilian Najdorf or Dragon? IM Andrew Martin has the answer in this exclusive series on the Moscow variation, which starts after the moves 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+. Steer the game towards positions which you understand with this solid system for White.

Part 1 of 3 examines lines where Black blocks the check with 3...Bd7 and after 4.Bxd7+ recaptures with 4...Qxd7.

Chapters include:

  1. Black snatches a pawn with 5...Qg4 and 6...Qxe4
  2. Black blocks the centre with 5...e5
  3. The main line with Nc6, g6 and Bg7
  4. Playing against the solid Hedgehog structure

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