This is a perfect Sicilian Defense opening manual that contains a detailed classification.
Modern Chess Opening: Vol. 3, Sicilian Defense course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 509 games and lectures.
Each of them illustrates typical plans and methods in the following variations of Sicilian Defense:
- System 2.c3
- Rauser Attack
- Chelyabinsk variation
- The systems with e7-e5
- Dragon variation
- Najdorf variation
- Paulsen system
- Closed system (2.Nc3)
- Moscow variation (2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5)
- Rossolimo variation (2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5)
Each opening variation is supplied with evaluations and characteristics of the key moves.
The theoretic material is nicely illustrated by classic games with detailed annotations that demonstrate the principal ideas of each variation for White and Black.
Also, the program includes more than 600 exercises for a user to solve, giving refutations of the wrong moves as well as numerous hints to help you find the correct answer.
The material presented here was prepared by the grandmasters Kalinin and Kalinichenko.
System Requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 256 Mb RAM, Hard Disk 100 Mb of free disk space, Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10. No additional software required.