Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...c5/2. Nf3/2...d6/3. d4/3...cxd4/4. Qxd4

Chekhover Sicilian
a b c d e f g h
8 a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8 8
7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7 7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6 6
5 a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 f5 g5 h5 5
4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4 4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 b2 c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2 2
1 a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1 1
a b c d e f g h
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation(FEN)

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Chekhover SicilianEdit

White captures the pawn with the Queen. This move is not uncommon among amateur players. Black has the possibility of playing Nc6 at some stage and if so White could pin it.

Theory tableEdit

For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Qxd4

4 5 6 7
Qxd4
Nf6
e5
Nc6
Bb5
Qa5+
Nc3
Qxb5
=
...
Nc6
Bb5
Bd7
Bxc6
Bxc6
Nc3
Nf6
+=
...
a6
Bc4
Nc6
Qe3
Nf6
+=

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ReferencesEdit

  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.
Last modified on 2 September 2009, at 23:50