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🔹 Part-1 of Sicilian Defense Traps – https://youtu.be/oMQwnMR6OVk
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In this video lesson, GM Igor Smirnov will share with you the 5 best chess opening traps in the Sicilian Defense. Starting with the opening moves 1.e4 c5, the Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White’s first move 1.e4.
Watch this video lesson and learn how to CRUSH the Sicilian Defense in the common variations and lines played. You will learn traps from the Dragon variation, the Sveshnikov variation, the Nimzovitch variation, Wing Gambit, and the Closed Sicilian.
Whether you are playing as White to beat the Sicilian or playing the Sicilian yourself as Black, you need to know these traps and common tactical ideas.
00:00 Must-know Sicilian Defense Traps
00:12 Trap-1: Dragon Variation, Levenfish Attack
02:04 Proof: 81% players make this mistake
02:39 Trap-2: Sveshnikov Variation
04:21 The Evil Laugh
04:40 Trap-3: 2.a3, Wing Gambit style
07:05 Grandmaster got checkmated!
07:31 Trap-4: Nimzovitch Variation
09:11 Trap-5: Closed Sicilian
10:19 Can you find the winning continuation?
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