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The Taimanov Sicilian

by Graham Burgess

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Gambit Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chess,
  • Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords,
  • Games,
  • Games/Puzzles,
  • Chess - Specific Strategies,
  • Chess - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8764323M
    ISBN 101901983331
    ISBN 109781901983333
    OCLC/WorldCa47249181

    The Sicilian Taimanov arises after the opening moves 1.e4 c5 3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4 Nc6, and is an ideal weapon for Black in the modern era. It is theoretically sound, and strikes a perfect balance between solidity and dynamic counterattacking potential, which makes it a popular choice among club players and top grandmasters alike.   In this book, Grandmaster John Emms examines his favourite Sicilian variation, the Taimanov, which is one of Black's most reliable answers to 1 e4. He shares his experience and knowledge grown from over 15 years playing the opening at grandmaster level, and offers answers to the all the key questions/5(13).

      In this book, John Emms examines his favourite Sicilian variation, which is one of Black's most reliable answers to 1 e4. He shares his knowledge from over 15 years studying and playing the Sicilian Taimanov at grandmaster level, examines the opening from both sides of the board and offers answers to the all the key : Everyman Chess. The Sicilian Taimanov by Antonios PavlidisGrandmaster RepertoireThe Sicilian Taimanov arises after the opening moves 1.e4 c5 3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4 Nc6, and is an ideal weapon for Black in the modern era. It is theoretically sound, and strikes a perfect balance between solidity and dynamic counterattacking potential, which makes.

      The Paulsen is any Sicilian with e6 and Nc6, whereas the Taimanov is a particular type of Paulsen with e6, Nc6, Qc7 and a6. The Taimanov is always a Paulsen, but a Paulsen is not necessarily a Taimanov (for instance, an early Bb4 or Bc5 with or without Nf6 would be a different set-up). The Kan can transpose into either. Paulsen/Taimanov Variations [B40 Taimanov themselves have been few and far between, but there were some games worthy of attention. T The Taimanov and Paulsen Kan variations fa ll into the category of solid Sicilians. These positions are different from other Open Si cilian .


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The Taimanov Sicilian by Graham Burgess Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Taimanov Variation is one of Black's most flexible approaches to the Sicilian. With his "ideal" move The Taimanov Sicilian book, Black maintains plenty of options while sidestepping some of White's most dangerous attacking plans/5(4). The Sicilian Taimanov (1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 e6 3 d4 cxd4 Nxd4 Nc6) is one of Black's most flexible ways of meeting 1 e4.

It leads to the kind of tense, dynamic positions that appeal to players with counter-attacking inclinations, such as Judit Polgar, Joel Lautier and Vasily Ivanchuk/5(4).

The Taimanov Bible 1st Edition by Ivan Ivan Ivanesivic Ivanisevic (Author), Milos Milos Perunovic Perunovic (Author), Robert Robert Markus Markus (Author) & 0 more/5(5).

Most opening books will do us no good when the opponent decides to play 'out-of-book' ; not with the Move by Move series. GM Emms is an accomplished chess professional with 15 years of Sicilian Taimanov playing experience. Great book!/5(25). The Taimanov Sicilian is currently the fastest-growing Sicilian Defense Variation among strong players - if you play this opening as Black or need to know how to meet it as White, this book is an essential part of your opening preparation.4/4(4).

Introduction. Robin van Kampen provides a complete repertoire for Black in his favourite opening against 1.e4 — the Taimanov Sicilian.

He explains why this slightly slower setup has been growing in popularity in recent years and is a great practical choice for Black, since it's more about ideas rather than concrete variations you have to memorise. The Sicilian Taimanov: Move by Move - Kindle edition by Emms, John.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Sicilian Taimanov: Move by Move/5(25). Gambit Chess publication: Chess Explained: the Taimanov Sicilian – James Rizzitano.

Opening book: Together with the other 2 e6 Sicilian, the Kan, the Taimanov is one of the safest and least theoretical Sicilians available to black. copious amounts of theory, we’ve attempted to explain the essential ideas and plans for both sides.

The book is a collection of games in which the Sicilian Taimanov Variation was played. Most of the annotations are fairly light so if you're looking for in-depth theoretical coverage try the book by Burgess on the Taimanov. The move order with 5. Nc3 Qc7 is quite popular at Reviews: 1.

Sicilian, I'd recommend instead the Taimanov>> A lot of GMs swear by it and have for years but I don't care for the bind that White can get and the knight on c6 which is a characteristic of the Taimanov sometimes is misplaced there. You wish you'd just left it in its box.

Detailed Coverage of a Flexible Sicilian System. The Taimanov Variation is one of Black's most flexible approaches to the Sicilian. With his 'ideal' move-order, Black maintains plenty of options while side-stepping some of White's most dangerous attacking plans.

The. Chess Explained: The Taimanov Sicilian (English Edition) eBook: Rizzitano, James: : Kindle Store4/5(4). The Sicilian Taimanov book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Grandmaster John Emms examines his favourite Sicilian variation, the /5(14). The Sicilian Taimanov arises after the opening moves 1.e4 c5 3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4 Nc6, and is an ideal weapon for Black in the modern era.

It is theoretically sound, and strikes a perfect balance between solidity and dynamic counterattacking. Sicilian, Taimanov (1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 e6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nc6 5 Nc3): chess opening performance statistics, strategy and tactics, famous games, PGN download, discussion forum, and more.

This book is must reading for Taimanov players from to and likely even higher – the quality is that good." IM John Donaldson The Sicilian Taimanov arises after the opening moves 1.e4 c5 3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4 Nc6, and is an ideal weapon for Black in the modern era.

Seeking to add something new and interesting to my repertoire, the latest DVD by Alejandro Ramirez on the Sicilian Taimanov seemed like an attractive choice as I had never been able to get much against it as a 1.e4 player, and it had my utmost respect.

1.e4 e5, he bought for me as a present the book The Safest Sicilian: A Black Repertoire with 1.e4 c5 2.¤f3 e6 by Alexander Delchev and Semko Semkov. This was my first specific introduction to the Black side of the Sicilian Taimanov, which would go on to become my favourite chess opening.

The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the following moves. e4 c5. The Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White's first move 1.e4.

1.d4 is a statistically more successful opening for White due to the high success rate of the Sicilian defence against 1.e4. New In Chess stated in its Yearbook that of the games in its database, White scored % Named after: Sicily. If I were a player considering the Sicilian Defense and picked up John Emms' book, The Sicilian Taimanov, I'd start playing it the next day.

- Chess Life I enjoy Emms' style in this book. There is a combination of a positive attitude towards the Taimanov and a confident voice behind the moves. The Taimanov Sicilian is a chess opening widely played at club level and a favourite of elite players like Garry Kasparov, Vishy Anand and young star Anish Giri.

Against this variation, the ever popular English Attack has long been considered harmless, until in recent years. The Taimanov Sicilian, with the Paulsen set-up, is considered the most solid or safest Sicilian for Black.

There is an excellent book for it, written by one of the worlds expert on that line. I highly recommend the opening for Black and the book as well.4 Introduction Bibliography Books The Safest Sicilian, Alexander Delchev and Semko Semkov, Chess Stars The Sicilian Taimanov: Move by Move by John Emms, Gloucesters Publishers, Play the Sicilian Kan, Johan Hellsten, Everyman Chess The Complete Hedgehog: Volume 1+2 by Sergei Shipov, Mongoose Press Experts vs the Sicilian, 2nd edition, Quality Chess,