The Four Knights Sicilian - Part 2

by IM Andrew Martin

 The Four Knights Sicilian (1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6) is a solid and dependable weapon for Black. The variation is not as widely known, making it easier for Black to obtain a good game with it. Theoretically it is easy to learn and IM Andrew Martin provides expert guidance through the theoretically important lines as well as the plans and ideas of this variation. The perfect choice for those who wish to try out the Sicilian!

Part 2 of this exclusive four-part series examines the move 6.Nxc6 which is usually followed by the disruptive e5. This is a common and tactical choice for White.

Chapters include:

  1. Jones - Carlsen (Gausdal 2007)
  2. Khachiyan - Halkias (Yerevan 2000)
  3. Romero Holmes - Vallejo Pons (Benidorm 2003)
  4. Thinius - Safarli (Palma de Mallorca 2008)


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