Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack
Similar to the Closed Sicilian but more aggressive, White combines a solid ...More
Similar to the Closed Sicilian but more aggressive, White combines a solid approach to the center with an advance on the kingside. 3.f4 grabs some space and prepares a future f4-f5, looking for attack.
- White has some simple attacking schemes which are hard to meet
- Aggressive, but not very theoretical
- The f4 move weakens the white king position
- Black has an easy time hitting back with ...d5
- Somewhat simplistic play