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no, I was just saying the najdorf is the most often played, against the Dragon, I either play the Yugoslav 9.0-0-0 or the Levenfish
i play the dragon, sveshnikov, taimanov/kan and the najdorf. It is a headache to play against me otb. well i also play the caro-kann and a6, but these openings aren't nearly as complicated.
haha, I'm the opposite. Or at least otb. I only play the taimanov/QGD as black and the english opening as white
The Najdorf is gay, Classical is the way to go.
Closed sicllian, c3 sicillian and Bb5+ sidelines is the way to handle book eaters :P
I just play the Classical Sicilian, up to the Nc6 move, I don't know any theory after that. It's just very natural, and leaves you with a good position.
This is why I like facing the Sicilian as white! Unless you spend a dozen hours for every one that I put into studying theory, it's likely I'll be more prepared.
Any dedicated sicilian player does not fear the silly sidelines.
Maybe it's because I play the english (where I often get a closed sicilian as white) but getting a closed sicilian literally makes me happy. The same goes for alapin or morra gambit(which I transform into alapin with nf6)
It's like.. Well. I'm fine in the opening, time to outplay my opponent instead of ''I really hope he isnt going to play the english attack :xxxxx
Why dont you guys learn how to play good before you study all your opening theory crap.
...says the guy who specializes in opening novelties.
I think they moved to another Parham forum. There has been like 5 or so Parham forums. This is just ridiculous. Chess.com should add Parham to their spell check.LOL
There's a difference between using the Parham and winning games, and memorizing the first 20 moves of the ruy lopez...
But they have the Lopez in their spell check.
Both games are filled with blunders. You have got to give us better examples.
White looks pretty retarded here.
Show us that game.
My cat has beaten a Grandmaster in 1-minute game with 1.Na3, which surely enough is better than The Fartham.
I pity you, if you didn't realize that alexlaw was trying to play the Bongocloud in the first game... and am greatly amused by the number of queen moves in the second. Also, >5 min games aren't really chess.
(Correction: I meant <5)
NachtWulf, don't you mean <5 min.
I was watching the FM game, I think it was a 2 or 3 mintue game.
My mistake, I typed the wrong sign.
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