1.e4 c5 2.g2?! Is this really good?

1.e4 c5 2.g2?! Is this really good?

lollers
lollers
Feb 27, 2014, 1:11 PM |
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Well, this Sicilian line that I play, note: title, often comes off good at my level, 1500/120 kind of level. I'm wondering how this would do in higher games. Here's an example of one game:

But it dosen't always go this well:

I haven't had an catastrophic games in this line so it seems very good. A lot of risky tactics that usually work to mates/wins on material. But if White gets f6 and Black has no kingside pieces (he usually won't), then he will win so easily. Also, one game, I got this structure: