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Most popular Sicilian openings in 8 moves. Boledorf and Schevendorf pawn structures.

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Yigor

I use the local master database. openings.png Here we use the following abbreviations:

Boledorf = Boleslavsky+Najdorf

Schevendorf = Scheveningen+Najdorf 

in terms of pawn structures. settings.png

  1. Sicilian: Dragon: Yugoslav: Main Line 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6,  8176 games
  2. Sicilian: Schevendorf: Richter-Rauzer I 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O Bd7,  4471 games
  3. Sicilian: Boledorf: Opocensky 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6, 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O O-O,  3157 games
  4. Sicilian: Schevendorf: Richter-Rauzer II 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O h6,  2784 games
  5. Sicilian: Richter-Rauzer: Scheveningen 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 Be7 8. O-O-O O-O,  2368 games
  6. Sicilian: Boledorf: English Attack I 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. f3 Be7,  2225 games
  7. Sicilian: Schevendorf: Main Line 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Be7 8. Qc7 Qf3,  1988 games
  8. Sicilian: Scheveningen: Modern 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. Be3 O-O,  1890 games
  9. Sicilian: Dragon: Classical I 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. Be2 Nc6 8. O-O O-O,  1838 games
  10. Sicilian: Dragon: Classical II 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. O-O Nc6 8. Nb3 O-O,  1742 games
  11. Sicilian: Chekhover: Scheveningen 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nc6 5. Bb5 Bd7 6. Bxc6 Bxc6 7. Nc3 Nf6 8. Bg5 e6,  1703 games
  12. Sicilian: Schevendorf: Classical I 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. f4 Qc7,  1553 games
  13. Sicilian: Schevendorf: Lipnitsky-Sozin: Flank Varition 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Bb3 b5 8. O-O Be7,  1439 games
  14. Sicilian: Dragon: Yugoslav: Belezky Line 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 Nc6 8. Bc4 O-O,  1393 games
  15. Sicilian: Schevendorf: Classical II 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. f4 O-O,  1316 games
  16. Sicilian: Schevendorf: Poisoned Pawn 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Qb6 8. Qd2 Qxb2,  1114 games
  17. Sicilian: Boledorf: English Attack II 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. f3 Nbd7,  1111 games
  18. Sicilian: Schevendorf: English Attack 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. f3 b5 8. Qd2 Nbd7,  1001 games

(to be continued)

Yigor

Boledorf Pawn Structure:

 

 

Schevendorf Pawn Structure:

 

 

Yigor

Yugoslav's Dragon pawn structure:

 

 

Yigor

Bumping my old thread. peshka.png

blueemu

Boledorf and Schevendorf, sure... but you didn't mention Tossadwarf.

Dwarf-tossing - Wikipedia

Yigor

I'm back to these considerations, bumping again. peshka

B1ZMARK

Sorry I had a stroke reading your structure names they sound like vampires

Yigor
B1ZMARK wrote:

Sorry I had a stroke reading your structure names they sound like vampires

 

LoL 🤣