Mastery: Openings

Learn the Sicilian Najdorf

Learn the Sicilian Najdorf

The Najdorf is a sharp and complicated opening full of attacking potential for both sides. This is a great opening if you enjoy imbalances, opposite-side castling, and if you need to play for a win as Black.

  • Learn the Sicilian Najdorf

    Learn the essentials of the Sicilian Najdorf with an educational video on move order, pawn structures and the key themes to know.

    • 10 min
    • 10 challenges
  • Sicilian Najdorf Thematic Tactics

    The Najdorf is a sharp opening, where both sides have common sacrifices to watch for. See if you can solve these ten key tactics.

    • 10 challenges
  • Sicilian Najdorf Model Game: Radjabov - Anand

    See if you can find the moves in a model attacking game in the Poison Pawn Variation of the Najdorf. Grandmaster Teimour Radjabov sacrificed material and demolished the defenses of World Champion Vishy Anand!

    • 1 challenge
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