Apple iOS app. I have analyzed both in order to provide you with more than one choice. Please try your request again later. Black then continues with 9…Nf6 with complications that are deeply analyzed in the chapter. Among the strongest players to play this way we can find Gata Kamsky. C'est une variante de la défense sicilienne. In contrast to opening monsters such as the infamous Dragon and Najdorf Variations, Black players are not forced to memorise massive chunks of opening theory. The latter move offers White a wider range of options later on. Please try again. It is obvious throughout that he has played this for a while himself at the highest level. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. After this move White has three main possibilities. In this book Johan Hellsten reveals his Kan secrets and shows how Black can play this opening with confidence. Bestselling authors are Victor Bologan, Jan Timman, Viktor Moskalenko and many others. The idea is quite interesting and it is meant to take your opponents into an obscure territory. I have played the Paulsen Variation for a long time against all kind of opposition, from Grandmasters to club players and I must say overall this variation has served me well. Fischer tried 8.Nc2!? I am not a Kan player before but after this book I might be one. After 5…Ne7, Black can continue with Nbc6 or Nec6, they are similar but not the same. Hellsten explains the Sicilian Kan in such depth that even highly rated players can learn from it. After, The game is quite interesting here. Play the Sicilian Kan: A Dynamic and Flexible Repertoire for Black de Hellsten, Johan sur AbeBooks.fr - ISBN 10 : 1857445813 - ISBN 13 : 9781857445817 - Everyman Chess - 2008 - Couverture souple Please try again. This is his first book for Everyman Chess. After, ,  “This is a major concession for Black. After 9.f3 d6 10.Be2 Be7 11.0-0 0-0 “is preferable in my opinion. He annotates each game, covering all plausible moves by white and all of the possible transpositions. My own experience tho is the exchange Nc6:, bc: with ...a6 already played gives black some very weak Q-side squares. Geo Milev, 10. This item: Sicilian Kan (Everyman Chess) by John Emms Paperback $23.75. Success in the Sicilian Kan is more dependent on uunderstanding certain principles and a system of development. This is not a particularly dangerous move but again it demands precise play from Black. Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). Play the Sicilian Kan. I recommend the continuation 7…Bb4 after which white has several options again: In Chapter 1, I demonstrate why I think that after 8.0-0 0-0 is best, although 8...Bxc3!? You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. I also analyze in Chapter 12 the move 6…Nec6 which could transpose to 6…Nbc6 but not necessarily. I have played the HedgeHog for years with much success.But I always played an early ....d6 for fear of white preventing it by playing e5 early.But after studying this book on kindle,I see there is nothing to fear from playing ....e6 first,and you really learn a lot of neat strategies from this book.also,very important to me is that he lists who all the games are played by .so i can just go on my chessbase and copy and past the games making them easy to go through.This Kan is a great exiting open.in this book he plays ....Qc7 early and does not bring out his f8 bishop early the more modern way. The Sicilian Kan is one of the most flexible and easy to play variations of the entire Sicilian complex. After 5…b5, White can play 6.g3, 6.Be2 and 6.Bd3. The book publishing program focuses on training manuals, opening theory, chess history and chess entertainment. So as a rule of thumb, wait for White to move his a1 rook before developing the knight.” 12.a4 can be met by Nc6 13.Rc1 Nxd4 14.Qxd4 Nd7=. Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). His debut for everyman chess, the Scottish GM does a remarkable job. However, the game 0-1  Szuk,B (2416)-Korneev,O (2623) Hungary 2008 is worth your attention and I analyze it in Chapter 5. This position is an important crossroads for White. Is my recommendation. The content of the book is fine. Retrouvez Sicilian Kan et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. Johan Hellsten is a Grandmaster and a former Swedish Champion who has represented his country in numerous Olympiads and team tournaments. So as a rule of thumb, wait for White to move his a1 rook before developing the knight.”, Another alternative for White to place his rooks is to develop the f1-rook to c1. Get it free on the Apple Store; Google Android App. He is currently employed as the chess teacher at the Universidad de Tarapacá in Arica, Chile. thanks.Make sure you know what you're doing. The book is organized around complete games, and although I usually prefer "variation trees" in my opening books, Hellsten makes it work. Starting Out The Scotch Game. However, for this repertoire I propose a different line -. Throughout the whole repertoire, you will find options for Black (whenever is possible) inside the repertoire to give you more than just one line to play. The Paulsen Sicilian, also known as Kan variation is one of the most practical options for Black against 1.e4. The main position of the variation arises after the moves 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nd4 a6. ?, we reach a very important position which is typical for the Hedgehog. This is because, unlike some variations of the Sicilian, you don't need to memorize loads of opening theory in order to be successful. There is plenty of room for creativity at the moment.”. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. He can play, of the database are dedicated to the move, This position is an important crossroads for White. He provides the reader with a dependable repertoire, demonstrating what to do in the main lines as well as how to deal with White's tricky alternatives. The positions are always murky with chances for counterplay. The pages of my copy started falling out after a few days of use, making it difficult to use. A perfect mix between the Scheveningen – Taimanov – Hedgehog schemes that allows you to … This move leads to interesting play and it’s very much in the spirit of the Paulsen. Starting Out The Ruy Lopez. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I analyze the variation with Be2 but on a move earlier, without Nc3 - 5.Be2, This move order is more problematic for Black. 1. e4 c5 2. Kotronias, Semkov - Attacking the Flexible Sicilian. Please try again. Download books for free. Openings chess books and eBooks published by Everyman. I present this database/repertoire in which you can learn old and new ideas but most importantly add a new weapon to your arsenal against 1.e4. The line continues with 9.Na4 Bxe4 10.Bxe4 Nxe4 11.Re1 and now 11…Nc5! and 7…Ne7!?. Add to Cart Wishlist. Here we focus on the moves 9.Bg5 and 9.f3 which could also transpose to the 8.f3 line (Chapter 3). This move is the latest trend nowadays and certainly, it is a strong move. The covered the Kan variation both in depth and width. Not just that, champions like Carlsen and Kramnik have played it successfully as well. And now I have analyzed three ways to continue depending on the situation of the game and the type of opponent you are playing. The reason is that with the rook on a1, White has the extra option of playing a4. Reviewed in the United States on March 31, 2019. Against this move I have chosen the line 5…Ne7!?. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction . The Kan Variation is a common line in the Sicilian Defense and starts with the moves: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6. In this book Johan Hellsten draws upon his vast experience in the Sicilian Kan, revealing his secrets and showing how Black can adopt this opening and play it with confidence. This is the most precise move since 11...d5 gives White a strong initiative after 12.c4!. He provides the reader with a dependable repertoire, demonstrating what to do in the main lines as well as how to deal with White's tricky alternatives. Black’s ideas are to play f7-f5, d7-d5 or b7-b5 sometimes a combination of two of them it shows in the analysis of the game Jakovenko,D-Artemiev,V which you will find deeply analyzed in Chapter 9. The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the following moves: . An interesting move order to mix things up. This expectation is even more reasonable because Everyman offers another older book, called 'Sicilian Kan' by Emms which I … Reviewed in the United States on March 14, 2020. A critical line is : I analyze the variation with Be2 but on a move earlier, without Nc3 -, This move order is more problematic for Black. In this book Johan Hellsten draws upon his vast experience in the Sicilian Kan, revealing his secrets and showing how Black can adopt this opening and play it with confidence.  In Chapter 4, we discuss why we should be satisfied with having forced White to retreat his knight to c2 by simply dropping our bishop back with 8...Be7!? Chess Openings Traps and Zaps. The book is well written and covers everything a club player needs to know. At this point, I deal with two main options - the fashionable 7.Be2! Publisher: Everyman Chess. Another alternative for White to place his rooks is to develop the f1-rook to c1. Chapters 1 to 8 of the database are dedicated to the move 5.c4. I have advocated the hedgehog system against this move. The other main move 9.Qd3 is covered in Chapter 2. This book presents a full repertoire against open Sicilians with 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6. In general, this repertoire is for those players who want to have a fighting weapon against 1.e4 but I would also recommend it for those who want to start up in the Sicilian. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. I analyzed each one of these in depth on separated chapters. First I would like to express my gratitude to the reader fo r opening this book on the Sicilian Defence. A perfect mix between the Scheveningen – Taimanov – Hedgehog schemes that allows you to play a fighting game without many forced lines. Another remarkable feature of the Kan is that it allows you to play from a sound positional basis. The Kan has the advantage of being relatively easy to learn compared to other Sicilian line and is rock solid. First I would like to express my gratitude to the reader for opening this book on the Sicilian Defence. After, The reason is that with the rook on a1, White has the extra option of playing a4. I know theoretically, it is considered slightly inferior. Starting Out Sicilian Scheveningen. In this book Johan Hellsten reveals his Kan secrets and shows how Black can play this opening with confidence. Sicilian Kan book. *Detailed coverage of an easy-to-play Sicilian, *Includes answers to all of White's main options. This is a repertoire book for the Black side of the Sicilian Kan. ... a6, les Noirs empêchent le cavalier blanc de venir en b5, et préparent une éventuelle poussée en b5. First of all, he blocks the queenside so there won't be any pawn-storm in the future, second he guarantees the square c5 for the knight which exerts pressure on White's queenside.”, A move that I have played myself from time to time. Starting Out The Queens Gambit. Sicilan Kan Books - Play the Sicilian Kan - Hellsten Sicilian Kan - Emms Sicilian Paulsen - Taimanov Sicilian Kann(sic)/Paulsen - Chess Digest Winning with the Kan - Mortazavi Of course ...Nc6 can become/transpose to a Taimanov. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. is underrated and it can create serious problems. Download books for free. The Kings Gambit . 9...Bc5 is the more solid option as Black intends to finish his development by means of Ne7. The Sharpest Sicilian. At this point, I deal with two main options - the fashionable, This move is the latest trend nowadays and certainly, it is a strong move. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. La sicilienne Kan - du nom du joueur russe Ilia Kan (1909-1978) - est une ouverture aux échecs. Nevertheless, Black has enough chances for counterplay and I believe such positions always favor the player who understands them better. In Chapter 6, we will discuss the plans that include White’s move Rac1. we will discuss the plans that include White’s move Rac1. Credit must go to the Quality Chess team and their excellent authors whose efforts resulted in the creation of a real buzz about the Grandmaster Repertoire series. This is not a particularly dangerous move but again it demands precise play from Black. I think this is the best work on this opening I have seen yet. It truly deepened my understanding and covered some emerging lines which have not been adequately covered in other books. Reviewed in the United States on March 26, 2014. disappointed no cross or transpostions avoid it............buy the Tamiov move by move learn a great deal more on these positions! In fact, the Kan is the least theoretical Sicilian out of the whole Sicilian! I advocate the move 5…b5 and the chapter is mostly focused on the direct attempt to refute Black’s move with 6.a4. In response to 6.a4, I suggest 6...b4,  The last Chapter 17 is fully dedicated to the move 6.Bd3,  We continue with 6…Bb7 7.0-0 Nc6. I have played the Kan for years and have read several books on it. Also the games are fairly recent, so you have confidence that its latest theory. The Kan is relatively theory… In chapter 10, I cover the move 8.Nc3 when White does not enter the Maroczy-bind structures with pawns on e4 and c4. The Kan is an ideal choice as an opening weapon against 1 e4, as it is one of the easiest variations of the Sicilian to learn and play. Later on, I start dealing with the classical 7.a3, This has been the main line for a long time and it leads to hedgehog positions after Black continues with 7…b6 8.Be3 Bb7 9.f3. I recommend the continuation, My recommendation is to aim for the typical hedgehog set-up after, , we discuss why we should be satisfied with having forced White to retreat his knight to c2 by simply dropping our bishop back with, Later on, I start dealing with the classicalÂ, This has been the main line for a long time and it leads to hedgehog positions after Black continues with. Otherwise mediocre players will crush you thanks to a slight inaccuracy. I advocate the move, Adress: Petrich (2850), Bulgaria, str. Sitemap. Unable to add item to List. The Kan Variation rushes to play a6 and stop white from advancing Nb5. First of all, he blocks the queenside so there won't be any pawn-storm in the future, second he guarantees the square c5 for the knight which exerts pressure on White's queenside.”. In this book Johan Hellsten draws upon his vast experience in the Sicilian Kan, revealing his secrets and showing how Black can adopt this opening and play it with confidence. I have nothing left to write but to wish you good luck with the Sicilian Kan! The game is quite interesting here. After 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Qc7 7.a3 b6 8.Be3 Bb7 9.f3 d6 10.Qd2 Be7 11.Be2 0-0 12.0-0 Nbd7 13.Rfc1 Rac8 14.a4! You can browse our entire chess database from this line, move by move. The critical position arises after 6…Bb7 7.Bg2. Finally, we reach the final chapters of this database in which I cover White’s move 5.Nc3. Cxd4 a6. Sicilian Kan de John Emms - English books - commander la livre de la catégorie sans frais de port et bon marché - Ex Libris boutique en ligne. The Kan is relatively theory… He provides the reader with a dependable repertoire, demonstrating what to do in the main lines as well as how to deal with White's tricky alternatives. Reviewed by: Life Master and FIDE Trainer Lou Mercuri Recommendation: Highly Recommended (Opening Hacker Files), Keep It Simple 1.d4: A Solid and Straightforward Chess Opening Repertoire for White. Like I explain in Chapter 8,  “This is a major concession for Black. Two side lines for Black that can be interesting especially in rapid games which are 7…h5!? The Classical Sicilian. Black threatens 7…Nxd4 followed by 8…Nc6 In case White retreats the knight then d6 and Nd7 will lead to a normal Sicilian position. The Sicilian Defense is widely known as one of the most solid defenses against white. Play the Sicilian Kan by: Johan Hellsten. I would give this book five stars except for this terrible flaw. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2021, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Noté /5. He voluntarily surrenders the square b5, however it also has some advantages. A Great Job on The Opening, But The Book Is Falling Apart, Reviewed in the United States on January 18, 2011. It's relatively theory free, and success is more likely to occur through the understanding of development systems and a deep study of the tactical and positional ideas. The key difference is the position of White’s rooks. Something went wrong. Au programme, 5.Cc3-6.Fe3 contre la Taimanov, 5.c4 contre la Kan, 6.Cxc6 contre 5…Cc6 (pas de Sveshnikov) et attaque Keres contre 5…d6. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I have always played 5…Qc7 against this move, which is considered the Main Line. The move 7.Be3 does not create many problems for Black. After working with this book, you will not just have memorized variations, you will understand the positions and plans. Webdesign from webdesign studio Strangers. The theory of this line is not very developed yet, so I hope to see more of these positions in the future. Price: $25.95 ISBN: 978-1-85744-581-7 Format: Book 320pp. Reviewed in the United States on January 3, 2010. This is because, unlike some variations of the Sicilian, you don't need to memorize loads of opening theory in order to be successful. The Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White's first move 1.e4. )And best of all, it's risk free! Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The main incentive to play the Sicilian Kan is to take your opponents into a battle where talent and creativity overweight memory.Â. Many strong grandmasters have employed it regularly and achieved great success with it, Lajos Portisch, Ilya Smirin, Vadim Milov just to name a few. White doesn't waste any time with c4 and plans to exploit the somewhat weak dark squares immediately by means of g5-d2 etc. In Chapters 6-8 you will find the main ideas for Black against White’s most popular plans. I use the ideas in this book to supplement my normal Sicilian Taimanov lines. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. And I couldn'y agree more, the Kan is so easy to play, the plans so clear, the positions so interesting, that it is starting to attract the attention of the super GM's. Judging from its title I expect the book to examine the variation 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 (Dia) which is what I call the Kan variation. He explains everything with such prose that you will have such an immense understanding of the position. As I explain, “this is a logical development and probably more dangerous than you might think. A move that I have played myself from time to time. The ideas with Nbc6 involve a kingside fianchetto which is unusual in the Sicilians with e6 but it is perfectly playable. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The Sicilian Kan - Repertoire for Black Preview by the Author The Paulsen Sicilian, also known as Kan variation is one of the most practical options for Black against 1.e4. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! Opening 1.d4 is a statistically more successful opening for White because of the high success rate of the Sicilian defence against 1.e4. En jouant 4. I advocate the move 14...a5. New In Chess runs an online chess shop to provide it's readers and chess friends with the best chess books and chess products available from all major chess production companies. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 27, 2019, Considero que jugadores de gran calidad pueden extraer provecho de este buen libro, sin embargo en mi opinión no me agradó, Livre conforme au titre variante intéressante , mais je recherchais plutôt la variante Paulsen , peut être utilisé par les joueurs de française, car ç5 avec e6 est un mélange. Play the Sicilian Kan: A Dynamic And Flexible Repertoire For Black, Paperback – Illustrated, December 22, 2008, Everyman Chess; 1st edition (December 22, 2008). Ses codes ECO vont de B41 à B43. Copyright © 2021   e-shop Мodern Chess Magazine. ? and the classical 7.a3. Play the Sicilian Kan | Johan Hellsten | download | Z-Library. I was wondering what was the best book in your opinion. He annotates each game, covering all plausible moves by white and all of the possible transpositions. The book is organized around complete games, and although I usually prefer "variation trees" in my opening books, Hellsten makes it work. Chapter 14 deals with our main line against 6.g3 - 6…Bb7 7.Bg2 Nf6 8.0-0 b4. The main line continues 8.Nxc6 Bxc6 9.Re1. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. The Chess Advantage in Black and White. Black’s ideas are to play f7-f5, d7-d5 or b7-b5 sometimes a combination of two of them it shows in the analysis of the game Jakovenko,D-Artemiev,V which you will find deeply analyzed in, Finally, we reach the final chapters of this database in which I cover White’s move, And now I have analyzed three ways to continue depending on the situation of the game and the type of opponent you are playing. Reviewed in the United States on September 28, 2009. And here I have considered 9…Bc5 (the main move) and 9….Qb8 which are both acceptable for Black. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. you will find the main ideas for Black against White’s most popular plans. One of the main lines goes like this: 5…Ne7 6.0-0 Nbc6 7.Nb3 g6 8.c4 Bg7 9.Nc3 0-0. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. As mentioned, we discuss 8.f3 in Chapter 3. However, 7.c3!? A critical line is : 6…Bb7 7.0-0 b4 8.Na4 Bxe4 9.Bf3. Hellsten explains the Sicilian Kan in such depth that even highly rated players can learn from it. Livre en anglais. You won't have to keep up with the lastest move 30 developements in some sicilian lines (sveshnikov! He provides the reader with a dependable repertoire, demonstrating what to do in the main lines as well as how to deal with White's tricky alternatives. This is because, unlike some variations of the Sicilian, you don't need to memorize loads of opening theory in order to be successful. However, as noted by another reviewer, the book is falling apart! Achetez et téléchargez ebook Play the Sicilian Kan: A dynamic and flexible repertoire for Black (English Edition): Boutique Kindle - Board Games : Amazon.fr Frankly, the move 8.Qd3 does not have much independent value as it is likely to transpose to lines covered in the other chapters. ‎Play the Sicilian Kan on Apple Books ‎The Kan is an ideal choice as an opening weapon against 1 e4, as it is one of the easiest variations of the Sicilian to learn and play. against Portisch in 1962 and it is starting to become popular again as of late. The main reason it’s so strong is because black does a great job preventing white from playing d4 easily and establishing a … He has enjoyed many tournament successes and has won individual gold and bronze medals at the European Team Championships. The Sicilian Taimanov. Get it free on Google Play Kan/Taimanov Sicilian B40-49: 548 Characteristic Chess Puzzles, The Carlsen Variation - A New Anti-Sicilian: Rattle your opponents from the get-go! Kings Indian Vol 1. The Kan is an ideal choice against 1 e4, as it is one of the easiest variations of the Sicilian to learn and play. The key difference is the position of White’s rooks. B20: Sicilian defence - 1. e4 c5 2. d3 - Chess Opening explorer. Chapter 16 is very similar to Chapter 15. He also strived to gives a good explanation of moves(in text). This is because, unlike some variations of the Sicilian, you don't need to memorize loads of opening theory in order to be successful. In chapter 7 I will show you two games by GM Walter Arencibia Rodriguez with the key move 15.Rfd1 which can arise from a variety of different move orders. He voluntarily surrenders the square b5, however it also has some advantages. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion Play the Sicilian Kan, Johan Hellsten, Everyman Chess. Find books The Kan is relatively theory free in the traditional sense, and success is more likely to occur through the understanding of development systems and a deep study of the tactical and positional ideas for both sides. The Kan is an ideal choice as an opening weapon against 1 e4, as it is one of the easiest variations of the Sicilian to learn and play. Any advice on it the Sicilian defense or the Dragon would be most appreciated. Johan Hellsten is a Grandmaster and a former Swedish Champion who has represented his country in numerous Olympiads and team tournaments. Reviewed in the United States on May 3, 2010. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Play the Sicilian Kan: A Dynamic And Flexible Repertoire For Black by Johan Hellsten Paperback $25.27. Theoretically, this is a dangerous line for Black but it seems to me that he is doing fine if he remembers the right moves. It is obvious throughout that he has played this for a while himself at the … The Benko Gambit. 9.bxc3 d6 has also been tried a few times and it seems to be a valid alternative. Cf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. The main position of the variation arises after the movesÂ, After this move White has three main possibilities. Two side lines for Black that can be interesting especially in rapid games which are, Theoretically, this is a dangerous line for Black but it seems to me that he is doing fine if he remembers the right moves. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. He makes this case in his intro, where he says that the Kan is not aas theoretical as the dragon, najdorf, ect. Nge2 Kings Indian. The idea is quite interesting and it is meant to take your opponents into an obscure territory. 1. e4 c5. The Sicilian Dragon is a variation of the Sicilian Defense opening for black. Play the Sicilian Kan: A Dynamic and Flexible Repertoire for Black | Johan Hellsten | download | Z-Library. Find books I analyze the moves 7...g6, 7...Ne5, 7...Ng6, and finally, 7...d5 in Chapter 11. The line continues with. Gata Kamsky style. There was a problem loading your book clubs. instead of the alternative 8...Bxc3. The Sicilian Defense is arguably the best answer to white’s most common opening, 1. e4. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. I have started playing the Sicilian Dragon and I like it had pretty good success with it. My recommendation is to aim for the typical hedgehog set-up after 8...0-0 9.0-0 b6. He can play 5.c4, 5.Bd3, and 5.Nc3. Reviewed in the United States on February 25, 2009. This games illustrates the typical ideas you should know in positions where White choses the squares d1 and c1 for his rooks. 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