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Sicilian Dragon


𝐌𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐬: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 The Sicilian Dragon is a highly tactical and aggressive variation of the Sicilian Defence, which is one of the most popular chess openings. It gets its name from the characteristic pawn structure that resembles a dragon's body. The Dragon is known for its sharp and tactical nature, offering black the opportunity for active piece play and attacking chances. Black typically aims to castle kingside and launch a powerful attack against white's position, often focusing on the weak pawn on d4 and exploiting the open lines available. The Dragon has featured in numerous high-level games and important tournaments. It has been played in various World Championship matches, including encounters between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky in 1972 and Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov in their multiple matches. The Dragon variation has also been a favourite choice of players like Veselin Topalov and Vladimir Kramnik. Overall, the Sicilian Dragon is a popular choice for players who enjoy sharp and tactical battles on the chessboard. It offers dynamic and challenging positions where both sides have the opportunity to launch powerful attacks and showcase their tactical skills. 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐞 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐬: ⮞ For: Black Pieces ⮞ Language: English ⮞ Published: 2023 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐅𝐨𝐫: ➤ Intermediate: ➢ 1200 - 1600 ➤ Advanced: ➢ 1600 - 2000 ➤ Expert: ➢ 2000 - 2200 ➤ Master: ➢ 2200+ 𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭'𝐬 𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐝: ♚ Opening Theory ♚ Author Recommendations ♚ Interactive Test ♚ Model Games 𝐎𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐁𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐭𝐬: ♛ Updates ♛ PGN Download ♛ Progress Tracker ♛ Lifetime Access 𝐃𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐨𝐧 𝐁𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐞: ★ Dragnikov ★ Dragodorf ★ Chinese Dragon ★ Accelerated Dragon ★ Hungarian Dragon ★ Sicilian Dragon


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