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Chess Traps #6: Siberian Trap - Sicilian Defense

Chess Traps #6: Siberian Trap - Sicilian Defense

Jun 17, 2012, 7:03 PM 9


The Siberian chess trap implements the tactic of deflection out of the Sicilian Defense, Smith-Morra Gambit. Black positions both knights and queen to directly or indirectly influence the h2 square. The Siberian Trap is a trap for black out of the Sicilan Defense, Smith-Morra Gambit and, in this tutorial, I play through the moves to the deflection tactic while offering very brief tips. 

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