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Learn The Sicilian Rossolimo And Moscow Variations

Learn The Sicilian Rossolimo And Moscow Variations

How do top GMs avoid the Open Sicilian?

When Grandmasters play 1.e4, but want to avoid the sharp Open Sicilian, they mostly rely on an early Bb5 move, the Rossolimo and Moscow Variations. This is a great way to get a more strategic fighting game, avoiding the sharp play of the Open Sicilian.

  • Learn the common plans for both sides.
  • Practice common tactics.
  • Check out how Magnus Carlsen played against the Rossolimo Variation.
Learn The Sicilian Rossolimo And Moscow Variations

Learn The Sicilian Rossolimo And Moscow Variations

3. Bb5 is a popular move against the Sicilian, leading to the Rossolimo and Moscow Variations, depending on Black's second move.
22 min
10 Challenges
Sicilian Rossolimo And Moscow Thematic Tactics

Sicilian Rossolimo And Moscow Thematic Tactics

Practice important tactical ideas in the Rossolimo and Moscow Variations of the Sicilian.
10 Challenges
Sicilian Rossolimo Model Game

Sicilian Rossolimo Model Game

Find the moves in a brilliant game by Magnus Carlsen in the Sicilian Rossolimo Variation.
1 Challenge

Learn The Sicilian Rossolimo And Moscow Variations

Openings
3 Lessons
22 Minutes
21 Challenges
Released May 24, 2022
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