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Modern Chess Openings, Vol. 3: Sicilian Defense - Chess Opening Software on CD
Modern Chess Opening, Vol.3:
Sicilian Defense (1.e4 c5)
This is a perfect all-in-one opening manual that contains a detailed classification system. The Modern Chess Opening, Vol.3 course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of the Sicilian Defense (1.e4 c5). The course features a theoretical section which includes 509 games/lectures, each of them illustrating typical plans and methods in the followingvariations of Sicilian Defense:
- System 2.c3
- Rauser Attack
- Chelyabinsk Variation
- The Systems with ...e7-e5
- Dragon Variation
- Najdorf Variation
- Paulsen System
- Closed System (2.Nc3)
- Moscow Variation (2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5)
- Rossolimo Variation (2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5)
Each opening variation is supplied with evaluations along with the characteristic of key moves. The theoretic material is nicely illustrated by classic games with detailed annotations that demonstrate the principal ideas of each variation for White and Black. In addition, the program includes more than 600 exercises for users to solve, giving refutations of the wrong moves as well as numerous hints to help you find the correct answer.
The material presented here was prepared by Grandmasters Kalinin and Kalinichenko.
System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 256 Mb RAM, hard disk 100Mb, Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, CD-ROM drive. No additional software required. English.