Winning with the Closed Sicilian – IM Sopiko Guramishvili
International Master Sopiko Guramishvili covers the Closed Sicilian – 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 – from White’s perspective.
To give the viewer a sound and complete repertoire after 1.e4 c5 that does not require hours of studying the Najdorf, Sveshnikov, Dragon and so on.
Additional information about the video
Sopiko introduces her new video series and clears up any confusion regarding move orders!
- 2… d6 3.f4
Sopiko covers the game Grischuk 1-0 Vachier-Lagrave, 2017, which was the inspiration for this video series. 3.f4 followed by 7.d4 is a very interesting way to deal with 2…d6!
- 2… d6 3.Nge2
3.Nge2 is another way to deal with 2…d6. In this video, Sopiko gives a thorough explanation of the plans and ideas in the position, showing you the correct move order to reach the desired setup.
- 2… a6
A somewhat provocative way of meeting the Closed Sicilian. Sopiko offers an original way to pose Black opening problems.
- 2… Nc6
One of the most flexible ways of meeting the Closed Sicilian. Sopiko shows the various plans White has at his or her disposal.
- 2… e6
Sopiko offers a fresh concept to use against Taimanov and Kan lovers.
- Wrap- up
Sopiko wraps up the series with some final thoughts.