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Rossolimo 3.Bb5 vs open Sicilian against c5-Nc6 sicilian

The Rossolimo scores really, really well. According to the chess 365 database, white scores 56.8% with the Rossolimo and only 51% with the open. Also, stockfish gives a very slight edge to the ...
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Rossolimo 3.Bb5 vs open Sicilian against c5-Nc6 sicilian

I have been exploring these nowadays. I will give two reasons for why Bb5 is recommended for white and is beginning to overtake d4 as the main line. First, unlike 2...d6 Sicilians, with 2...Nc6 ...
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How should I play against the Philidor defense?

I've always played Morphy's lines. Yes, Nxd4 is probably a little better positionally but Qxd4 leads to a maze of tactics and traps that black probably isn't prepared for.
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Why not e3 instead of e4 in Grunfeld Russian system?

After your position, the most played move (at least by two orders of magnitude) is 6... O-O so I will focus on it only. The main takeaway is that 7. e4 forbids 7... b6 (controlling the a8-h1 diagonal),...
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Is there a single best move in every position?

Aside from obvious mistakes, most chess moves lead to a draw. So, the question is how can move A (which leads to a draw) be better than move B (which also leads to a draw)? Objectively, they lead to ...
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