Fast and Furious: Thematic sacrifices in the Najdorf

by Robert Ris
4/4/2019 – Today's topic: Thematic sacrifices in Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Bg5, live at 17:00 UTC (19:00 CEST / 2 PM EDT) The live show is free to watch, and available on-demand for ChessBase Premium account holders (but FREE for a limited time!). To chat, please visit videos.chessbase.com/live or login via Playchess for Windows.

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Najdorf with 6.Bg5

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The Sicilian Najdorf if full of thematic sacrifices. Today we'll take a look at some examples.  But first...

White has invested a piece for a dangerous attack, but how should Black cope with all sorts of threats? The position will be discussed in today's show.

 

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Robert is an International Master who mostly spends his time training and coaching talented youngsters. On the PlayChess server The Fast and the Furious is a popular show where he explains sharp opening lines for a wider audience. He is also a well-known ChessBase author who produced numerous DVDs and regularly contributes to ChessBase Magazine as well. Since 2015 he is the organizer of the Dutch Rapid Championships in his home town Amstelveen.

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