Last time, GM Ben Finegold offered a defense of the Sicilian Dragon as a misunderstood opening.
But what’s the difference between the classical Dragon and the Accelerated Dragon?
GM Finegold shows you the key ideas behind the faster Dragon opening, and warns that as White you cannot try to play against the Accelerated Dragon like it’s a regular Dragon! | Watch video
The Dragon Sicilian is one of the most misunderstood openings, according to GM Ben Finegold.
Does it win by force, or lose by force? GM Finegold will demonstrate that neither is true.
The Dragon Sicilian is playable at even the highest levels of chess, and GM Finegold will show you the most important ideas in this fighting opening. | Watch video
How does Bobby Fischer’s Yugoslav attack compare to a modern game between two super GMs?
FM Todd Andrews shows you the similarities and differences between the Fischer game from part one and a more recent instructive Sicilian Dragon game by GMs Shirov and Topalov.
Learn how to take notes on opening traps, patterns, transpositions, and structure in this enlightening video. | Watch video
IM Rensch breaks down this well-known, theoretically driven opening (The Sicilian Dragon) not by focusing on all the complex variations available, but rather, explaining the evolution of those lines by revealing the patterns and repeating ideas within the pawn structure. Danny reviews the "stem game" Karpov-Kortchnoi, Moscow 1974 and he shows how Karpov changed white's approach in the Yugoslav forever, which inevitably led to black's modern approach (The Chinese Dragon)... | Watch video
IM Shankland continues his analysis of the member game featuring a Sicilian Dragon. White carries into the second video with an advantage, but black has options. Another exciting member game analyzed by Shankland with masterful insight as he moves through the middle game to the conclusion of this hard fought member game. | Watch video