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Why Play the Sicillian Defense?

Feb 5, 2009, 1:39 PM 2

I prefer not to play the sicillian defense. The point of 1...c5 is to defend d4. But 1...e5 also protects d4, and it also grabs one of the 4 middle squares, and stops the e- pawn from advancing to e6 which could later attack Black's Knight if it develops it to f6. If you dissagree with me, please write so in a comment.

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