Originally posted by WulebgrThat's odd. I played the French for over 10 years and switched to the Sicilian. I like the Sicilian much better cause there are more tactics for both sides.
My pet system is the Kalashnikov/Sveshnikov--reckless and wild! Lately, I've been playing the Kan--complex positional struggles.
(I've switched from the Sicilian to the French for most of my serious games, but was a Sicilian devotee for 25 years.)
Originally posted by LordofADownA warp drive.
What makes a dragon hyper-accelerated?
Originally posted by SpacetimeNajdorf is cool for me, but lately I've been playing the Sicilian Kan attempting to avoid theoretical lines. It is very good to play for a class player in my opinion.
I am considering becoming a Sicilian player (up till now I always played 1...e5). I am wondering what is a good system to start with? Sicilian players, please post your pet system and describe the type of play that typically develops...
I am looking for a system that offers good development and good attacking chances. I don't want to be defending the ...[text shortened]... hat your rating is if you like to play the Sicilian I will enjoy reading what you have to say.
Originally posted by YUG0slavChicken.
Accelerated Dragon if you feel more compromising and are willing to play a more positional game than other Sicilians. For those who say it's bad because of the Maroczy Bind, please do realize that it's breakable...
I've personally shyed from the Dragon, where a slight mistake in some variations can kill you