GM BryanSmith |
Among the less-trodden paths White can follow against the Sicilian Defense is the system with the seemingly paradoxical combination of Nc3 and Bb5.
To my knowledge, this variation, unlike most of the other anti-Sicilians, has no name. It is also fairly new.
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Bb5
The obvious difference -- and from one point of view, downside -- of this variation compared to ... Read More