Manufacturer of the World's Finest Chess Products 

  • The House of Staunton 2014 Winter Collection
  • The House of Staunton Clearance Items
X

    Sicilian Defense

    Clearance Items - 75% Off
    1. 75% Off Books (Shown in Cart) (20)
    Discounted Items
    1. Show Me The Sales Items! (5)
    Price
    $0 $38 $0 to $38
    Year of Publication
    1976 2015 1976 to 2015
    Manufacturer
    1. American Chess (1)
    2. Batsford Chess (6)
    3. Cardoza Chess (1)
    4. Chess Digest (11)
    5. Chess Evolution (1)
    6. Chess Information (1)
    7. Chess Stars LTD. (2)
    8. Everyman Chess (57)
    9. Gambit Publishing (2)
    10. Ishi Press (4)
    11. Metropolitan Chess Publishing (1)
    12. New in Chess (5)
    13. Quality Chess (5)
    14. Russell Enterprises (1)
    15. Self Published (3)
    Show Less Show More
    Popular Collections
    1. Chess Developments (2)
    Topics
    1. Opening (7)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Chess Developments (3)
    2. Dangerous Weapons (5)
    3. Move by Move (6)
    4. Starting Out (23)
    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (46)
    2. AN - Algebraic (30)
    3. DN - Descriptive (3)
    Hardware Requirements
    1. Windows (24)
    Author(s)
    1. Alexander Delchev (1)
    2. Alexander Khalifman (1)
    3. Alexander Raetsky (1)
    4. Ali Mortazavi (1)
    5. Andrew Greet (2)
    6. Andrew Martin (2)
    7. Arthur Van De Oudeweetering (1)
    8. Atanas Kolev (1)
    9. Craig Pritchett (1)
    10. Danny Kopec (1)
    11. David Levy (2)
    12. Eduard Gufeld (1)
    13. Efstratios Grivas (1)
    14. Eric Schiller (2)
    15. Eric Schiller (2)
    16. Eugene Perelshteyn (1)
    17. Evgeny Sveshnikov (3)
    18. Garry Kasparov (1)
    19. Gawain Jones (2)
    20. Gewain Jones (3)
    21. Grigory Bogdanovisch (1)
    22. Hannes Langrock (1)
    23. Jacob Aagaard (1)
    24. Jacob Aagaard (1)
    25. Jeremy Silman (1)
    26. Johan Hellsten (2)
    27. John Cox (3)
    28. John Cox (3)
    29. John Donaldson (1)
    30. John Emms (14)
    31. John Nunn (1)
    32. John Shaw (1)
    33. Julian Hodgson & Lawrence Day & Eric Schiller (1)
    34. Kevin O'Connell (1)
    35. Kiril Georgiev (1)
    36. Kostya Kavutskiy (1)
    37. Lev Alburt (1)
    38. Lorin D'Costa (3)
    39. Lubomir Ftacnik (1)
    40. Marc Esserman (1)
    41. Mark Taimanov (2)
    42. Mikhail Golubev (1)
    43. Neil McDonald (2)
    44. Nick Conticello (2)
    45. Nigel Davies (1)
    46. Parimarjan Negi (1)
    47. Peter Lalic (1)
    48. Peter Wells (2)
    49. Richard Palliser (18)
    50. Roman Dzindzichashvili (1)
    51. Semko Semkov (1)
    52. Sergei Soloviov (1)
    53. Sergey Kasparov (1)
    54. Simon Williams (1)
    55. Timothy Taylor (3)
    56. Tony Rotella (1)
    57. Valery Neverov (1)
    58. Vassilios Kotronias (1)
    59. Victor Bologan (1)
    60. Yuri Yakovich (1)
    61. Yury Lapshun (2)
    62. Zaven Andriasyan (1)
    63. Zhanibek Amanov (1)
    Show Less Show More

    Items 1 to 36 of 108 total

    per page
    Page:
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3

    Grid  List 

    Set Descending Direction
      Grand Prix Attack
      Catalog Code: CB0026CD

      When faced with the Sicilian Defense, you have to make the choice to either wade through a maze of variations in the main line or diverge early into a relatively lesser known system. The early advance of white's f-pawn fits this objective perfectly. White gains more space in the center and kingside with 2.f4, forming the basis for lasting pressure and often leading to violent attacks against the black kingside. After 1.e4 c5 2.f4, this variation fell out of fashion int he early 90's due to 2..d5. But take heart! Smith and Hall show that this variation still has some venom!
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Grand Prix Attack

      Our Price: $4.95
      The Aggressive Nimzowitsh Sicilian
      Catalog Code: CB0085CD

      The Aggressive Nimzowitsh Sicilian
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      The Aggressive Nimzowitsh Sicilian

      Our Price: $4.95
      Play the Sicilian Defense: Winning Against 1. e4
      Catalog Code: CB0089CD

      Play the Sicilian Defense: Winning Against 1. e4
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Play the Sicilian Defense: Winning Against 1. e4

      Our Price: $4.95
      New Sicilian Gambits
      Catalog Code: CB0025CD

      GM Soltis: "If white gets to attack in the Sicilian Defense anyway, why should he offer a pawn or two for the privilege? The answer is that black gets to counterplay in the Sicilian and his counterplay is usually as good as white's. That, in fact, is what makes the Sicilian popular. There are plenty of familiar Sicilian gambits(like the Smith Morra and Wing, which this book doesn't even cover). But in the last few years, a number of new ideas arising out of positional variations, have been discovered and found to pack a wallop for white". Here are six new white gambits against the Sicilian that the reader will have to attempt to destroy black!
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      New Sicilian Gambits

      Our Price: $6.95
      Beating the Sicilian Defense with the Short-Nunn Attack
      Catalog Code: CB0037CD

      Wanted: Opening system needed to combat the most popular defense to 1.e4. Must be sound, flexible, and aggressive. Experience against all Black formations essential. GM's Short and Nunn came forward in the late 1980's and early 1990's to give us one catch-all system. First it was proven successful against one Black setup, and then against another and another. Its successes were registered at the highest levels. Fischer played it against Spassky in the 1992 return match! Still the most popular system against the Najdorf today.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Beating the Sicilian Defense with the Short-Nunn Attack

      Our Price: $6.95
      2. c3 vs the Sicilian and the Smith Morra Gambit
      Catalog Code: CB0050CD

      Part One:1.e4 c5 2.c3 has gained a wide following through the years. White enjoys the central space advantage conferred by a classical pawn center. With rapid piece development, White will get the advantage against anything Black can play. Part Two: 1.e4 c5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 and Black declines with 3..Nf6, or 3..d3, or 3..d5. We show you how one system transposes into another and when it can't. In all cases, White will obtain promising vistas for dynamic play.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      2. c3 vs the Sicilian and the Smith Morra Gambit

      Our Price: $6.95
      The Fischer Attack in the Najdorf
      Catalog Code: CB0057CD

      The Fischer Attack in the Najdorf
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      The Fischer Attack in the Najdorf

      Our Price: $7.95
      New Ideas in the Sveshnikov Sicilian
      Catalog Code: B0045BT

      The Sicilian Defence features many dramatic variations, but for sheer violence, few can equal the Sveshnikov. Black aims for maximum piece activity at the cost of a shattered pawn structure. Black's aim is to seize the initiative, regardless of the cost. If he is successful, then the pawns will look after themselves. On the other hand, white is looking to use black's weaknesses as spring-boards for a ferocious attack of his own.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      New Ideas in the Sveshnikov Sicilian

      Our Price: $9.95
      500 Sicilian Miniatures
      Catalog Code: CB0005XX

      Sicilian miniatures of games 20 moves or less. They are arranged by Encyclopedia of Chess Openings classification system. Light notes are added at critical positions.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      500 Sicilian Miniatures

      Our Price: $9.95
      Sicilian Defense in the Last Decade
      Catalog Code: CB0009XX

      The book consists of 250 novelties culled from the decade spanning 1986-1995 from Sicilian tournament practice. The novelties will help the reader's analytical skill and tournament preparation. The games are vastly entertaining and instructive miniatures. It will be a useful tool for building an opening repertoire and sharpening the readers' tactics. The games were chosen for their sparkling quality and emphasis on tactics as well as their theoretical importance and constitute a manual of typical tactics in the Sicilian. Dr. Minev, an internationally known opening theoretician, also shows the reader how to do the original work necessary to build a successful modern opening repertoire. A must for those who love sharp tactical chess.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Sicilian Defense in the Last Decade

      Our Price: $9.95
      Sicilian Defense 4: Gurgenidze
      Catalog Code: CB0018XX

      Analysis on 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Nxd4 7.Qxd4 d6. This critical line of the Maroczy Bind is examined thoroughly.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Sicilian Defense 4: Gurgenidze

      Our Price: $9.95
      The Sicilian Scheveningen for Black
      Catalog Code: CB0081CD

      The world's leading players take the Black side and seem to be unbeatable! With this analysis you can have access to Black's system introduced by Spassky and used prominently by Kasparov and many of the world's elite.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      The Sicilian Scheveningen for Black

      Our Price: $9.95
      Against the Maroczy Bind
      Catalog Code: CB0119CD

      Covered are the feared Sicilian and English Opening Maroczy Bind. 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.c4. Then out of the English Opening 1.c4 c5 2.or 1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 c5 3.Nf3 g6 4.e4 Bg7 5.d4 exd4 6.Nxd4. You can also get into it from the King's Indian Defense. Since you are out of the opening quickly, this book is more about how to play the early middlegame. This is done by complete games divided into variations and annotated by Informant codes. There is a short intro before each variation.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Against the Maroczy Bind

      Our Price: $9.95
      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Sicilian Grand Prix Attack
      Catalog Code: SWB0022EM

      In this book Gawain Jones, one of the world' leading experts on the Grand Prix Attack, provides everything you need to know about this opening. Using illustrative games and drawing upon his own wealth of experience, he introduces the key moves and ideas for both sides, taking care to explain the reasoning behind them - something that has often been neglected or taken for granted.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Sicilian Grand Prix Attack

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $12.48

      SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Sicilian
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: SWB0192EM

      In Dangerous Weapons: The Sicilian, John Emms and Richard Palliser team up to investigate by far the most popular and widely-played chess opening, but in a revolutionary way. They concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations of the open Sicilian, selecting a wealth of ideas and options for both colours. Many of the carefully chosen weapons are innovative, visually shocking, incredibly tricky, or have been unfairly discarded; they are guaranteed to throw even your most experienced opponent off balance. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you assured and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
      img

      SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Sicilian

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $12.50

      SHOPWORN - Fighting the Anti-Sicilians
      Combating 2. c3, the Closed, the Morra Gambit and Other Tricky Ideas
      Catalog Code: SWB0157EM

      The Sicilian Defence is by far Black's most popular answer to 1. e4 at all levels of chess. The reason for this is easy to understand: from the very first move Black unbalances the position and can play for a win without needing to take unjustified risks. This is particularly the case with the Open Sicilian, where Black can take comfort from the knowledge that his superior pawn structure ensures control of the centre and excellent long-term chances.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Fighting the Anti-Sicilians

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $12.50

      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Sicilian Sveshnikov
      Catalog Code: SWB0025EM

      This book is a further addition to Everyman's best-selling Starting Out series, which has been acclaimed for its original approach to tackling chess openings. John Cox revisits the fundamentals of the Sveshnikov, elaborating on the crucial early moves and ideas for both sides in a way that is often neglected in other texts.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Sicilian Sveshnikov

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $12.50

      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - c3 Sicilian
      Catalog Code: SWB0017EM

      In this book, c3 Sicilian expert John Emms goes back to basics: he explains in depth the reasoning behind the critical early moves - something that is often neglected - and uses instructive games to demonstrate key plans for both White and Black.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - c3 Sicilian

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $12.50

      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Classical Sicilian
      Catalog Code: SWB0018EM

      In this book, Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik revisit the basics of the Classical Sicilian, elaborating on the crucial early moves and plans for both sides in a way that is often neglected in other texts.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Classical Sicilian

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Our Price: $12.50

      Beating the Sicilian Defense Chameleon Variation
      Catalog Code: CB0049CD

      The title is to make it strong and clear it is written from the White side. You do not have to wade through page after page, suggestion after suggestion, to find the best White continuations. The analysis will show you how to get an advantage with White by getting you through the opening against all Black variations. White plays 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 followed by 3.Ne2, with the flexible option to break through with d4 if desired.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Beating the Sicilian Defense Chameleon Variation

      Our Price: $13.95
      SHOPWORN - The Sicilian Scheveningen - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: SWB0345EM

      This new series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Moveformat greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
      img

      SHOPWORN - The Sicilian Scheveningen - Move by Move

      Regular Price: $27.95

      Our Price: $13.98

      SHOPWORN - Slay the Sicilian!
      Catalog Code: SWB0347EM

      Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor presents a repertoire for White against the most popular opening in chess – the Sicilian Defence. Taylor's repertoire is based first and foremost on the Open Sicilian, which is regarded as White's most ambitious and challenging response to the Sicilian.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Slay the Sicilian!

      Regular Price: $27.95

      Our Price: $13.98

      Sicilian ...e6 and ...d6 Systems
      Catalog Code: B0013AC

      The variations of the Sicilian in which Black sets up a pawn centre with ...e6 and ...d6 have been popularized by such fighting players as Kasparov and Andersson. The play can become extremely sharp and many lines have been analyzed to move 20. This comprehensive work provides everything the modern tournament player needs to know about the Scheveningen and only a Grandmaster of the calibre of Kasparov can provide the strategy explanation necessary for an opening of this complexity.
      img

      Sicilian ...e6 and ...d6 Systems

      Our Price: $14.95
      The Sicilian Sozin
      A Life-Long Sozin Devotee Explains the Subtleties of this Aggressive System for White
      Catalog Code: B0042GB

      This book presents in detail the theory of the Sozin in all its forms, including the razor-sharp Velimirovic Attack.
      img

      The Sicilian Sozin

      Our Price: $14.95
      The Sicilian Dragon
      The Classic How-to-Win Guide on One of the Most Exciting and Powerful Chess Openings Played Today
      Catalog Code: B0052CZ

      Play the Exciting Dragon! Inside this book are the secrets of one of the most exciting and powerful openings in all of chess - the Sicilian Dragon! Used by amateurs and champons alike, the dragon features brilliant combinations, no-holds-barred assasults, wild sacrifices, and uncompromising positions. This new edition features bigger diagrams, the latest moves and developements, and 30 new game examples.
      img

      The Sicilian Dragon

      Our Price: $14.95
      Sicilian Defense:Grand Prix Attack
      Catalog Code: B0226IS

      The f4 Sicilian has become popular and feared because it avoids the frightening amount of knowledge required to play Open Sicilians. It is often not treated with the respect it deserves. The strategic aims are quite simple to understand: CHECKMATE. The first edition was written when the Grand Prix Attack was just becoming noticed by strong chess players. Now there are over 20,000 examples in the databases. Nevertheless, the opening remains based more on the ideas explained by authors Hodgson and Day than on “theory”.
      img

      Sicilian Defense:Grand Prix Attack

      Our Price: $14.95
      SHOPWORN - The Sicilian Taimanov - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: SWB0346EM

      In this book, John Emms examines his favorite Sicilian variation, which is one of Black's most reliable answers to 1 e4. He shares his knowledge from over 15 years studying and playing the Sicilian Taimanov at grandmaster level, examines the opening from both sides of the board and offers answers to the all the key questions.
      img

      SHOPWORN - The Sicilian Taimanov - Move by Move

      Regular Price: $29.95

      Our Price: $14.98

      SHOPWORN - How To Beat The Sicilian Defence
      An Anti-Sicilian Repertoire for White
      Catalog Code: SWB0327EM

      The Sicilian Defence is by far the most popular chess opening. If you play 1 e4 as White, on average you are likely to meet the Sicilian in virtually every other game! You need to be prepared to face the Sicilian at all times, and a ready-to-use repertoire against it is an indispensable weapon. In this book, Gawain Jones confronts the challenge of meeting the Sicilian head on. He has constructed a comprehensive Anti-Sicilian repertoire for White, which is based on lines that are successfully employed at grandmaster level.
      img

      SHOPWORN - How To Beat The Sicilian Defence

      Regular Price: $29.95

      Our Price: $14.98

      Mastering the Sicilian Defense
      Catalog Code: B0056OB

      Quite simply put –the Sicilian Defense is the most popular and most complex of opening systems in chess. It has been the favorite of top players throughout modern times. There are a number of systems and variations to choose from such as the Scheveningen, Dragon, Najdorf, Boleslavsky, Kan, etc. There are also a number of sharp, complex, theoretical systems and that is why it is aptly named “The Sicilian Jungle.
      img

      Mastering the Sicilian Defense

      Our Price: $16.95
      Sicilian - Taimanov
      Catalog Code: B0081BT

      This modern variation goes 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e6 5.Nc3 a6. It deals with all of the plans that both White and Black can choose. The author gives many suggestions for new lines of exploration, and gives exceptionally clear explanations of the basic strategies of the system. There are a number of illustratives games which show how the Taimanov strategies carry through to the middlegame and which will give you a genuine understanding of the system.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Sicilian - Taimanov

      Our Price: $19.95
      Sicilian - Paulsen
      Catalog Code: B0082BT

      The Paulsen System of the Sicilian challenges one of the common perceptions of the Sicilian Defense: That there is no safe way to play the Sicilian. The Paulsen System is generally regarded as one of the most solid, safe ways to play the Sicilian against 1.e4, while also giving plenty of opportunities for counter-attack. This flexible system can allow Black to arrange his pieces in several different ways. Taimanov shows us how to handle each variation that White can throw at you, and gives many fragments of important games.
      img

      Sicilian - Paulsen

      Our Price: $19.95
      Accelerated Dragons
      Catalog Code: B0145EM

      Many players are attracted to the Dragon Sicilian, but are put off by the fierce mating attacks that White can launch. In the Accelerated Dragon, Black aims for an improved version, saving a move with his queen's pawn. If White tries to ignore the difference, Black's instant detonation of the centre will come as an unwelcome cold shower! The authors show that White's main reply, the Maroczy Bind, is not so fearsome as was once thought Black has many ways to break out, while quite often it is possible to manoeuvre around White's 'binding pawns' and show that they imprison White's pieces as much as they do Black's.
      img

      Accelerated Dragons

      Our Price: $19.95
      Smith Morra Gambit Declined: Nf6
      Catalog Code: CB0013CD

      Details the Smith-Morra Gambit Declined Variation. 2081 games given in 48 variations.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Smith Morra Gambit Declined: Nf6

      Our Price: $19.95
      How to Play the Fischer-Sozin Attack in the Najdorf Sicilian in Chess
      Catalog Code: B0129IS

      This edition is updated in April 2012 and provides complete analysis and the most recent games in this important line.
      img

      How to Play the Fischer-Sozin Attack in the Najdorf Sicilian in Chess

      Our Price: $19.95
      EBOOK - Slay the Sicilian!
      Catalog Code: E-B0347EM

      Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor presents a repertoire for White against the most popular opening in chess – the Sicilian Defence. Taylor's repertoire is based first and foremost on the Open Sicilian, which is regarded as White's most ambitious and challenging response to the Sicilian.
      img

      EBOOK - Slay the Sicilian!

      Our Price: $19.95
      EBOOK - The Sicilian Scheveningen - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: E-B0345EM

      This new series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Moveformat greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
      img

      EBOOK - The Sicilian Scheveningen - Move by Move

      Our Price: $19.95

    Items 1 to 36 of 108 total

    per page
    Page:
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3

    Grid  List 

    Set Descending Direction

    What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

    lb