Practical 1.d4 Repertoire for White Part 2

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Play the Sveshnikov Sicilian - Full Repertoire after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 (12h Running Time) 


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Content  (78 Articles)

Introduction and Free Preview  Free
  • Lesson 1 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 1 - Rare 3rd Moves  Closed
  • Lesson 1 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 2 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 2 - 3.c3 - Alapin  Closed
  • Lesson 2 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 3 - Video Lecture - Part 1  Closed
  • Lesson 3 - Video Lecture - Part 2  Closed
  • Lesson 3 - 3.Nc3 g6 - Modern Dragon  Closed
  • Lesson 3 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 4 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 4 - Rossolimo Rare 4th Moves  Closed
  • Lesson 4 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 5 - Video Lecture - Part 1  Closed
  • Lesson 5 - Video Lecture - Part 2  Closed
  • Lesson 5 - Rossolimo 4.Bxc6  Closed
  • Lesson 5 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 6 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 6 - Rossolimo 4.0-0 Nge7 - Rare 5th moves  Closed
  • Lesson 6 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 7 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 7 - Rossolimo 4.0-0 Nge7 - 5.c3  Closed
  • Lesson 7 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 8 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 8 - Rossolimo 4.0-0 Nge7 - 5.d4  Closed
  • Lesson 8 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 9 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 9 - Rossolimo 4.0-0 Nge7 - 5.Re1  Closed
  • Lesson 9 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 10 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 10 - Rare 5th Moves  Closed
  • Lesson 10 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 11 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 11 - Sveshnikov Rare 6th Moves  Closed
  • Lesson 11 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 12 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 12 - Sveshnikov Rare 7th Moves  Closed
  • Lesson 12 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 13 - Video Lecture - Part 1  Closed
  • Lesson 13 - Video Lecture - Part 2  Closed
  • Lesson 13 - Sveshnikov 7.Nd5  Closed
  • Lesson 13 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 14 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 14 - Sveshnikov 9.Nab1  Closed
  • Lesson 14 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 15 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 15 - Sveshnikov 9.Bxf6 gf6 10.Nd5 f5 - 11.g3 and Rare options  Closed
  • Lesson 15 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 16 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 16 - Sveshnikov 9.Bxf6 gf6 10.Nd5 f5 11.Bxb5 (11.Nxb5)  Closed
  • Lesson 16 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 17 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 17 - Sveshnikov 9.Bxf6 gf6 10.Nd5 f5 - 11.exf5  Closed
  • Lesson 17 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 18 - Video Lecture - Part 1  Closed
  • Lesson 18 - Video Lecture - Part 2  Closed
  • Lesson 18 - Sveshnikov 9.Bxf6 gf6 10.Nd5 f5 - 11.c3 Bg7 12.Bd3  Closed
  • Lesson 18 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 19 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 19 - Sveshnikov 9.Bxf6 gf6 10.Nd5 f5 - 11.c3 Bg7 12.exf5  Closed
  • Lesson 19 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 20 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 20 - Sveshnikov 9.Bxf6 gf6 10.Nd5 f5 - 11.Bd3  Closed
  • Lesson 20 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 21 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 21 - Sveshnikov 9.Nd5 Be7 - 10.Nxe7  Closed
  • Lesson 21 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 22 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 22 - Sveshnikov 9.Nd5 Be7 10.Bxf6 Bxf6 Rare 11th Moves  Closed
  • Lesson 22 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 23 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 23 - Sveshnikov 9.Nd5 Be7 10.Bxf6 Bxf6 - 11.c4  Closed
  • Lesson 23 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Lesson 24 - Video Lecture  Closed
  • Lesson 24 - Sveshnikov 9.Nd5 Be7 10.Bxf6 Bf6 - 11.c3 0-0 12.Nc2 Rb8  Closed
  • Lesson 24 - Memory Booster  Closed
  • Test Section  Closed
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    Play the Sveshnikov Sicilian - Full Repertoire after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6


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    Besides providing top-notch analysis in the very topical Sveshnikov Variation, this course deals with all White's deviations, including Alapin and Rossolimo. 

    The course consists of 24 theoretical chapters, 24 interactive test positions, a Memory Booster, and a Video Version (12h).

    The database starts with an examination of White's rare options on move 3.


    Among all the possibilities, White's most challenging tries are 3.g3, 3.d3, and 3.Bc4. Even though all these options are playable, Cheparinov shows how Black can neutralize them with a precise play.

    Our concept against the Alapin Variation is based on 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c3 Nf6 4.e5 Nd5


    Black is ready to attack the centre with ...d7-d6. This line is Black's most practical choice in terms of playing for a win. Besides the main lines starting with 5.d4 and 5.Bc4, in the chapter dedicated to the Alapin, Cheparinov covers all the sidelines as well.

    Against 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3, Cheparinov suggests 3...g6.


    Cheparinov considers going to the Dragon setup as one of the best options. The main differences with a regular Dragon are that Black hasn't played ...d7-d6 yet, so quite often Black plays d7-d5 in one move, and also, White's knight is already on c3, so any Maroczy set-ups with c2-c4 have been avoided.

    The next couple of chapters are dedicated to the very fashionable Rossolimo Variation arising after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5


    The Rossolimo Variation is the most serious attempt for White to avoid the Sveshnikov. It might as well be the most dangerous line to Black nowadays since it's very difficult to prove an advantage in the Sveshnikov, so many top players are opting for this move. Our suggested repertoire against Rossilimo Variation is based on 3...e6. In comparison with 3...g6, Cheparinov finds this move more practical and easier to understand. 

    The Rossolimo Variation is dealt with in 6 chapters. In his analysis, Cheparinov shows how Black can solve his theoretical problems.

    The main part of the course is dedicated to the Sveshnikov Variation arising after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5


    This is the starting tabiya of the Sveshnikov Variation. During the recent years, this line has been established as one of Black's most solid responses to the Open Sicilian. Modern computers only confirmed this evaluation. 

    In this position, White's main move has always been 6.Ndb5. It goes without saying that Cheparinov covers all the deviations as well.

    The second important crossroads in the Sveshnikov Variation arises after 6...d6.


    For many years, the move 7.Bg5 was considered to be White's only challenging option. During his World Championship match against Magnus Carlsen, Caruana made a serious case for 7.Nd5. This continuation has recently been so extensively tested that it's now considered to be the new main line. In this course, Cheparinov proves that Black can equalize with the solid 7...Nxd5 8.exd5 Nb8.

    One of the main tabiyas in the Sveshnikov Variation is being reached after 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5


    At this point, White was always choosing one of the two main options - 9.Bxf6 and 9.Nd5. Recently, however, the rare 9.Nab1 has gained a lot of momentum. This is a decent line. The idea is to put the first knight on d5 and  bring the other one to c3. Cheparinov takes this option rather seriously and shows Black's most promising way of handling the position.

    Against 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5, Cheparinov suggests 10...f5.


    Even though this line has always been considered challenging for Black, modern computers have proved that White is unable to pose any theoretical problems. The analysis in this course only confirms this evaluation. Cheparinov dedicated 6 chapters to this line.

    The final four chapters are dealing with - 9.Nd5 Be7


    This is White's positional way of fighting against the Sveshnikov Variation. Before anything else, he wants to establish firm control of the important d5-square. Besides being based on solid positional grounds, the suggestions of Cheparinov are also approved by modern computers. Nowadays, White is unable to prove any advantage in this line. After studying the analysis in this course, you will be able to defend Black's position at any level.