21 ( +1 | -1 ) If you mean with A the Q: well.....Gameknot database says the most common move after that Sicilian is Bc4, but my suggestion is to develop every piece quickly, so you can play not only Bc4, but even Nc3. But the question is: why Qf3?
22 ( +1 | -1 ) 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6These games end to be rather different from more common sicilain openings 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 or 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6. Best bet is to use the database and learn the opening lines that way if your not sure what to do, but 3. d4 is certainly the best third move.
62 ( +1 | -1 ) One very interesting linefor WT to venture is after 3.d4 cd 4.Nd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Bb4!? 5.e5!? and then Black usually responds with 5...Ne4 or 5...Nd5 after which 6.Qg4 makes a very interesting tactical game. Or WT can play more conventionally vs the Bb4 with something like 5.Bd3 . Personally I don't "Like" to allow pawn doubling by ....BxNc3+ which can follow that, but objectively it seems alright since WT will have the Bishop pair and activity, plus the absence of BL's Kings Bishop to compensate him for the doubling. Not something I'd swear to, having not played it in a serious game, but gotten good play in skittles or blitz. Often a bit drawish in mine. (Of course the 5.e5 line seems not drawish at all ! :)
181 ( +1 | -1 ) my ideas?After 3. cxd4 4. Nxd4 two regular fourth moves for black are 4. a6 or 4. Nf6. So what should you do after each of these???
4. a6. This variation immediately controls the b5 square (preventing Nb5 for white, a good move in some variations) and prepare a future advance of b5, which allows black to develop their white squared bishop at b7 and/or put pressure on whites kingside with b4. So although 4. a6 looks passive, it’s pretty good in the long run. White’s best responses are 5. Nc3 or 5. Bd3. After 5. Nc3 black would like to play Nf6 but it’s not very good because 6. e5 Nd5 7. Nxd5 damages blacks pawn structure. So black will play a move that prevents 6. e5, the best of which is Qc7 (on c7 the queen can help blacks plan to put pressure on the queenside) and then they can play 6. Nf6. If black does this white’s best sixth move is Bd3, which guards the e pawn against pressure posed by blacks potential b5 and Bb7. If white chooses to play 5. Bd3 instead of 5. Nc3, this immediately protects the e pawn against the threats discussed above, and with no knight to threaten on c3 the value of a black pawn push of b5 and b4 is reduced. So 5. Bd3 may be slightly better than 5. Nc3.
4. Nf6. Clearly 5. Nc3 is best here to protect the e pawn. Black may then play 5.Nc6, then 6. Ndb5 takes the game out of 2. e6 waters and into 2. Nc6 waters. Since you’ve little experience against 2. e6, this transformation into a different sort of Sicilian game will probably be useful for you. Black may also play 5. d6, when 6. Be3 is a solid developing move, or 6. e4 immediately aims to attack blacks kingside, where he’ll likely castle later. It’s good to play both these moves at some point, and either one is sound to play first on move 6.
I’d love to write more, but this article’s already too long, so I have to stop…
15 ( +1 | -1 ) oops, above ...It should have said ... "6.e5!? and then Black usually responds with 6...Ne4 or 6...Nd5 after which 7.Qg4 makes a very interesting tactical game."
15 ( +1 | -1 ) thank you ccmcacollisterActually the last move i mentioned should have said 6. g4 instead of 6. e4. I don't normally write chess articles, for a first attempt one mistake's not too bad...
10 ( +1 | -1 ) thanksThanks for your comments if there is anyone who can share further information,please write.
17 ( +1 | -1 ) gt2win . . .Thanks to YOU too~! Actually, I was referring to my Own OOPS in my 5:39:01 post ... so if I happened to fix one in your's too; well it must have been purely Chess-Intuition~!!! haha Regards, Craig }8-)