Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation, English Attack, Anti-English

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  • 5 years ago


    I'm playing this "anti-English" right now in a Najdorf thematics tournament here.Cool

  • 5 years ago


    a6 prepares also b7->b5->b4 counter-attack in the case of Keres attack g4, for instance.

  • 6 years ago


    a6 is made to enhance domination by black in its queen half....notice the control over b5 before a6 is moved(considering white bishop in diag f1 a6), u will see the significance of move...

  • 6 years ago


    The move a6 is the hallmark of the najdorf, i am not quite sure if this is a joke.

  • 7 years ago


    I don't follow the a6 move. Seems useless, unless you're just trying to pull out the bishop for an attack by the black knight.

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