Kotronias/Semkov: Attacking the Flexible Sicilian

Kotronias/Semkov: Attacking the Flexible Sicilian

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Autor: Kotronias, Vassilios; Semkov, Semko
Verlag: ChessStars
Erscheinungsjahr: 2017
Sprache: English
Buchumschlag: book
Seiten: 404

A White repertoire against 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6

This book presents a full repertoire against open Sicilians with 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6. It advocates the modern set-up with Bc1-e3 and Qd1-f3 against the Taimanov, an innovative treatment of the Keres Attack, 5.c4 against the Kan. The authors develop many new plans for White, relying on their chess instincts and original analysis.
GM Vassilios Kotronias is ten-time champion of Greece and a famous theoretician. His peak rating so far was 2628 in 2008.
Semko Semkov played for Bulgaria in one Olympiad. He is a chess journalist and theoretician. He has authored The Most Flexible Sicilian, Kill KID, Attacking the English/Reti, and other books.



Foreword from Kotronias

Foreword from Semkov

Chapter 1. Taimanov – Various 7th Moves

Chapter 2. Taimanov – 7...Vol.6

Chapter 3. Taimanov – 7...Nf6

Chapter 4. Taimanov – 7...d6

Chapter 5. Taimanov – the Giri Variation 7...Ne5 8.Qg3 h5

Chapter 6. Taimanov – 6...Nf6

Chapter 7. Taimanov – 5...a6

Chapter 8. The Pin Variation

Chapter 9. Anti-Sveshnikov

Chapter 10. Anti-Sveshnikov – Main Line 8...Qc7

Chapter 11. Kan 5.c4 – Rare lines

Chapter 12. Kan 5.c4 – 6...Bb4

Chapter 13. Kan 5.c4 – 6...Qc7

Chapter 14. Keres Attack without 6...h6

Chapter 15. Keres Attack – Main Line

Chapter 16. Anti-Keres

Index of Variations

404 pages, 2017, paperback, English.