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Sicilian Defence Alapin Variation SI 47.

3 (B22)

New Ideas in the Alapin

by Sergey Tiviakov

1. e4 c5 The present author is one of

2. c3 Àf6 those players who like get away
3. e5 Àd5 from the well-known theoretical
4. Àf3 Àc6 paths. But the aim should be not
5. Ãc4 Àb6 only to move away from the the-
6. Ãb3 ory, but also to reach complex
positions in which White has
good prospects of an advantage.
T_LdMl.t A while ago, in one of the Year-
jJ_JjJjJ books, I spent some time trying
.sS_._._ to convince the readers of the ad-
_.j.i._. vantages of 2.Àc3, but since
then, Black has found several

._._._._ ways to get comfortable posi-
_Bi._N_. tions. Now I would like to attract
Ii.i.iIi your attention to another move: Sergey Tiviakov
rNbQk._R 2.c3, which was introduced into
modern practice by Evgeny (Tiviakov-Espig), 2...d6 (Tivi-
It is not so easy to play with Sveshnikov. This is the aim of akov-Cao Sang) or 2...e6, White
White against the Sicilian De- the present Survey! has a comfortable plus. White’s
fence. There is too much theory I started playing 2.c3 as long ago play is simple and easy to under-
nowadays, especially in the as 1989, still only occasionally at stand.
Najdorf and the Sveshnikov sys- that time. Now, in 2005, I play it After 2.c3 Àf6 3.e5 Àd5, I think
tems. One has to work long in almost every Sicilian game. 4.Àf3 or 4.Ãc4 are the most in-
hours to study all the recent And not without success, as I teresting moves! It is not advis-
games and analyse the critical have won almost all my games able to play 4.d4 immediately,
positions. And even if you know with it – an Elo-performance of since it limits White’s possibili-
everything, there is no guarantee around 3000! See the supple- ties. 4.Àf3 is the most common
that you get an advantage in mentary games! Even at the re- continuation. After 4...Àc6
those systems with White. cent 6th European Individual (4...e6 and 4...d6 are worse)
This is why more and more play- Championship, 2.c3 yielded me 5.Ãc4 Àb6 6.Ãb3 (6.Ãe2
ers are looking for possibilities three out of my total of four wins. promises no advantage at all),
to avoid heavily theoretical posi- Only Radjabov managed to Black must choose between two
tions and returning to the ‘good draw! different approaches: 6...c4 or
old days’ without computers, 6...d6/d5.
when chess was still chess and Other Replies
the understanding of the game Black has several possibilities in Sharp and Complex
was much more important than reaction to 2.c3. Although I meet If Black plays 6...c4, he must be
the knowledge of modern theory. 2.c3 with 2...d5 myself, the ready for the extremely sharp
Let’s not forget that chess is a strongest move is 2...Àf6. After and complex positions arising
game, not a memory contest! all other replies; 2...d5 after 7.Ãc2 ©c7 8.©e2 g5 9.h3

Ãg7 10.0-0 Àe5 11.Àg5 (see Black can probably reach an The idea of 4.Ãc4 is that White
my game against Radjabov), equal position. But even then he does not yet decide where to put
has a hard life if he doesn’t know his g1 knight, saving time and
what to do. The sample games il- forcing Black to decide on the
T_L_M_.t lustrate Black’s difficulties. position of his d5 knight. If
jJdJjJlJ Black plays 4...Àb6, the game
.s._._._ Even Harder can transpose to the main lines
_._.s.n. If Black chooses 6...d6/d5 7.ed6 after 4.Àf3. If Black plays 4...e6,
._J_._._ ©d6, then after 8.Àa3 the game like Neverov, then he must be
takes less sharp twists than in the ready to play with an isolated
_.i._._I previous line. But here, it is even pawn, as happened in our game.
IiBiQiI_ harder for Black to get a reason- The extra possibility of 4.Ãc4 is
rNb._Rk. able position. My games from a good indication of White’s
Gausdal against Carlsen and many resources and of the com-
when both sides have lots of dif- Külaots are quite illustrative. plexity of the position. You can
ferent possibilities to choose just play anything in the Sicilian
from. But it is White who has the An Extra Possibility on move 4 and still fight for an
initiative and Black has to defend Beside 4.Àf3, White has a very advantage!
accurately in order not to find interesting possibility, which I
himself in a difficult position im- discovered right before my game Conclusion
mediately. I have already played against Neverov: 4.Ãc4. I hope to have convinced the
many games that confirm this as- reader of the advantages of the
sertion. move 2.c3. White’s chances of
Beside 9.h3, White can choose TsLdMl.t an advantage are much higher
another approach: 9.e6, which jJ_JjJjJ than after 2.Àf3 and there is
almost forcibly leads to an end- ._._._._ much space for improvement on
ing that is very complex and dif- _.jSi._. both sides for years to come!!!
ficult to understand, too. If Black Personally, I will stick to 2.c3.
doesn’t exchange queens, he can ._B_._._ You can expect more of my
lose very quickly, as in the game _.i._._. games with this move in the
Tiviakov-Czarnota. This sharp Ii.i.iIi coming months. After all, the Si-
endgame occurred in my games rNbQk.nR cilian is still the most popular de-
against Van Wely and Ranola. fence against 1.e4.

Other replies 23.Ãc4 Õd1 24.Õd1 Õd8 25.Õd8 e5 34.®e3 ®f8 35.Ãc2 f5 36.®d2
2.c3 Ãd8 26.Àd3 Ãb6 27.Ãe3 Àd7 g6 37.h4 ®e7 38.Ãd3 ®f6 39.c4
Ãc6 40.b4 h6 41.b5 Ãb7 42.a4
®e7 43.c5 bc5 44.a5 ®d6 45.Ãc4
Tiviakov,Sergey L_._._M_ Ãc8 46.b6 ®c6 47.®d3 g5 48.h5
Espig,Lutz j._S_JjJ 1-0
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5.Àf3 Àf6 6.Àa3 ©d8 7.Àc2 Àc6 _.j._._. Tiviakov,Sergey
8.Ãd3 Ãe7 9.0-0 0-0 10.©e2 b6?! ._B_._._ Cao Sang
11.dc5!? bc5 [11...Ãc5 12.Ãg5 Ãb7 _.iNbI_. Warsaw Ech 2005 (9)
13.Õad1 ©c7 14.Ãf6 gf6 15.©e4 f5 1.e4 c5 2.c3 d6 3.d4 Àf6 4.Ãd3 g6
16.©h4å] 12.Ãf4 ©b6 13.Àa3 Àa5
Ii._._Ii 5.dc5! dc5 6.e5 Àd5 [6...c4?! 7.©a4
14.Àe5 Ãb7 15.Ãg5 Õad8 _._._.k. Ãd7 8.©c4å Àg4 9.f4 e6 10.Ãe4 ©b6
16.Õad1 Ãa8 17.Õfe1 Àc6 11.©e2 Ãc5 12.Àh3 h5 13.Àd2 Ãb5
18.Àac4 ©b7 19.Àc6 ©c6 20.f3 28.Ãb5!? c4í 29.®f2 cd3 30.Ãd7 14.©f3 Àe3 15.b4ê Tiviakov-Odendahl,
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®d8 9.Ãe3 [9.Àa3!?; 9.f4] 9...Àd7 Ãf5 30.h5 Ãc5 31.hg6 hg6 32.Õg1 23.cd5 ef3 24.d6 fg2 25.de7Ç) 23.Àe5
[9...Àe6 10.f4 (10.Àa3 ®c7 (10...Àc6 a5 33.b3 a4 34.ba4 Ãe6 35.Õg2 (23.Ãg6 Àg6 (23...hg6 24.Àe5 Õh5º)
11.0-0-0 ®c7 12.Àc4 b6 13.f4 Ãa6 Ãd5 36.Õh2 Ãc6 37.a5 Ãd4 24.Àe5 Àe5 25.Õe5 Ãe6º) 23...Àe5
14.Àa3 Ãh6 15.g3 Õad8 16.Àf3 f6 17.ef6 38.Ãd4 Õd5 39.Õh8 ®d7 40.Õg8 24.Õe5 Ãe5 25.©e5 Õg8 26.Ãe4 Ãc6
ef6 18.Õd8 Õd8 19.Õd1= S.Erenburg- Õa5 41.Õg6 Õa2 42.f5 Õa1 43.®f4 27.Àc3 f5 28.Àb5 Õg6 29.©h8 ®d7
Gerzhoy, Ashdod 2003) 11.Àb5 ®b6 12.a4 Õf1 44.®e5 Ãa4 45.g4 Ãc2 30.©d4=; 21...©a5 22.Õa5 e4 23.Àd4
Ãd7 13.c4?! (13.b4å) 13...Àc6 14.Àf3 46.Õd6 ®e8 47.®f6 Õf3 48.Ãb6 Õg8º] ½-½
Ãg7 15.Àc3 Àe5 16.Àd5 ®a6 17.Àe5 Õd3 49.Õd3 ed3 50.Ãe3 ®f8 51.g5
Ãe5 18.f4 f5? (18...Ãb2!) 19.fe5 fe4 20.0-0 ®g8 52.g6 b5 53.®g5 1-0
(20.a5å) 20...Õhf8? (20...b6 21.Õf7å; Tiviakov,Sergey
20...Ãc6 21.Àe7 Õhf8) 21.Õfd1? (21.Õf8 Czarnota,Pawel
Õf8 22.a5ê) 21...Õad8? (21...Ãc6 Warsaw Ech 2005 (2)
22.Àe7 Õad8 23.Àd5Ç) 22.a5ê 1.e4 c5 2.c3 Àf6 3.e5 Àd5 4.Àf3
Sermek-Cebalo, Maribor 1994; 10.Àd2 ®c7 Sharp and complex Àc6 5.Ãc4 Àb6 6.Ãb3 c4 7.Ãc2
11.f4 Ãd7 12.Àe2 Ãc6 (Moskalenko- 6.Ãb3 c4 ©c7 8.©e2 g5 9.e6 de6 10.Àg5
B.Savchenko, Kazan 2003) 13.h4å) h6N 11.Àe4 [11.Àf3!?] 11...Ãd7
10...®c7 11.Àf3 Ãd7 12.Àbd2 Ãc6 13.h4 Tiviakov,Sergey [11...Àe5!?] 12.Àa3 0-0-0 [12...Àe5!?]
h5 14.0-0-0 (14.Àg5 Àg5 15.hg5 b6 Radjabov,Teimour 13.b3 [13.Àc4 Àd4 14.Àb6 (14.cd4
16.b4å) 14...Ãh6 15.g3 Àd7 16.Ãc6 ®c6 Warsaw Ech 2005 (7) ©c4¤) 14...ab6 15.cd4 ©c2¤] 13...Àe5
17.Àe4 Àb6Ç 18.Àc5?! Àc5 19.Àd4 1.e4 c5 2.Àf3 Àc6 3.c3 Àf6 4.e5 14.bc4 Àec4 15.d4 [15.Àc4!?]
®c7 20.Àb5 ®c6 21.Àd4 ®c7 22.Àb5 Àd5 5.Ãc4 Àb6 6.Ãb3 c4 7.Ãc2 15...Õg8 [15...Àa3 16.Ãa3Ç] 16.Àc4
½-½ Schukin-Solovjov, St Petersburg 2001] ©c7 8.©e2 g5 9.h3 Ãg7 10.0-0 Àc4 [16...©c4 17.Ãd3Ç] 17.0-0 Ãc6
10.f4 [10.Àf3 f5 11.ef6 ef6 12.Àa3 f5 Àe5 11.Àg5 d5 12.a4 Ãd7 13.a5 18.Ãd3 [18.©c4?? Õg2î] 18...Ãd5
13.Ãc2 b5 (13...Àd5å) 14.0-0-0ê a6 [13.Õe1 e6 14.a5 Àc8 15.d4 cd3 16.Ãd3 19.Õb1Ç f5?! [19...e5!?] 20.Àg3å
15.Õhe1 Àe6 16.Ãb3 c4 17.Àg5 ®e7 h6 17.Àf3 Àd3 18.©d3 Àe7 19.a6 b6 ®d7?? [20...©c6 £ 21.Õb4 b5]
18.Àe6 cb3 19.Ãd4 1-0 Salai-Demeter, 20.Àa3 0-0 21.Àb5 ©b8 (21...Ãb5 21.Õb5 Àd6 22.Õc5 1-0
Nove Zamky 1999] 10...f6 [10...Ãh6 22.©b5 e5 23.©b4 e4 24.Àd4 Õad8
11.Àf3 f6 12.®e2 Àe6 (12...Õb8 13.Õd1 25.Ãe3Ç Pavasovic-A.Fedorov, Calvia ol
®e8 (Mart-E.Gross, Haifa/Tel Aviv 1971) 2004) 22.Àh4 (22.Ãe3Ç) 22...e5
14.Àbd2å) 13.g3Ç fe5 14.fe5 Ãg7 23.Àd4?! Maliush-A.Fedorov, Minsk 2005 Tiviakov,Sergey
15.Àbd2 Ãe5 16.Õad1 Ãd6 17.Àc4 (23.Ãf4=) 23...ed4! 24.Õe7 ©d8 25.Õd7 Van Wely,Loek
®c7= A.Huber-M.Bauer, Germany Bundes- ©d7 26.Àf5 dc3 27.Àg7 ®g7 28.©c3 Enschede pff 2005 2005 (1)
liga B 1998/99; 10...Õb8 11.Àf3 b6 ®h7 29.©d3 f5ç] 13...Àc8 1.e4 c5 2.c3 Àf6 3.e5 Àd5 4.Àf3
12.Àbd2 Ãb7 13.0-0-0 Àd5 14.Õhe1å 14.Àf3!?N [14.d4 cd3 15.Ãd3 Àd6 Àc6 5.Ãc4 Àb6 6.Ãb3 c4 7.Ãc2
Georgiadis-Kuzubov, Denizli jr 2003] 16.Õe1 0-0-0 17.Ãe3 ®b8 18.Àd2 h6 ©c7 8.©e2 g5 9.e6 de6 10.Àg5
11.Àd2 Ãh6 12.ef6 ef6 13.®f2 Àe6 19.Àgf3 Àf3 (¿ 19...Àd3 20.©d3 e6=) ©e5 11.d4 cd3 12.Ãd3 ©e2
14.g3 f5 15.Ãg2 Àf6 16.h3Ç Ãd7? 20.©f3 (Pavasovic-A.Fedorov, Rabac 2004) 13.Ãe2
20...Ãc6Ç] 14...Àg6 15.d4 cd3
16.©d3 e6 17.Õe1 Àce7 18.a6 e5
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.iB_.iI_ 13...h6 14.Àe4 e5 [14...Ãg7 15.0-0 e5
fe4 19.Àc5 Àc5 20.Ãc5 Ãc6 rNb.r.k. 16.Àg3 0-0 17.Àh5 f5 18.Àd2 Ãe6
21.Ãe3 ®c7 22.Àe2 Õhe8 19.Õe1Ç Sveshnikov-Trofimov, Cheliabinsk
23.Õhd1 Õad8 24.h4 Ãd7?! 21...©b7 [22.c4!? (22.Ãg6 Àg6 2004; 14...Õg8 15.Àa3 a6 16.0-0 e5
25.Ãd4!ê Ãg4 26.Ãe5 ®c8 23.Àe5 Àe5 (23...Ãe5 24.f4 Õg8º) 17.Õd1 Ãh3 18.g3 Àd7 19.Àc4Ç
27.Õd8 Õd8 28.Àd4 Ãf8 29.®e3 24.f4 0-0 25.fe5 Õfe8º) 22...dc4 (22...e4 M.Markovic-Damljanovic, Petrovac tt 2004;

14...f5!?N 15.Ãh5 (15.Àg3) 15...®d8 Tiviakov,Sergey 64.©f4 ©c3 65.®h4 ©b3 66.g5
16.Àc5 e5! 17.Ãf7?! e6 18.Àe6? Ranola,Yves ©e6? [66...©d3 67.©g4 £ 68.g6ê]
(18.Àb3) 18...®e7 19.Àc7 ®f7 20.Àa8 Lodi 2005 (4) 67.©g4 1-0
Àa8î G.Jones-Nataf, Warsaw Ech 2005] 1.e4 c5 2.c3 Àf6 3.e5 Àd5 4.Àf3
15.Àg3 [15.0-0 Ãf5 16.Àg3 (16.Àbd2 Àc6 5.Ãc4 Àb6 6.Ãb3 c4 7.Ãc2
Ãg6 17.a4 Àd7 18.f3 f5 19.Àf2 Ãg7 ©c7 8.©e2 g5 9.e6 de6 10.Àg5
20.a5Ç Morozevich-Lautier, Cannes 2002) ©e5 11.d4 cd3 12.Ãd3 ©e2
16...Ãg6 17.Àd2 (17.Õe1 0-0-0 18.f4? 13.Ãe2 Ãg7 [13...e5 14.Ãh5 Àd8 15.f4 Even harder
e6ç Genocchio-Piscopo, Italy 1998) ef4 16.Ãf4 Ãg7 17.Àa3 h6 18.Àe4 Àe6 6.Ãb3 d5/d6
17...0-0-0 18.Àc4 Àd5 19.Õe1 h5 20.Ãf3 19.Ãd2 0-0 20.0-0 f5 21.Àg3 Àc5 22.b4
(20.h4 Adams-Svidler, Groningen 1997 – Àca4 23.Õac1 Ãd7 24.Ãf3 Õac8 25.Ãb7 Tiviakov,Sergey
YB/57-65) 20...Ãg7 21.a4 e6 22.Àe4 ®c7 Õc7 26.Ãa6 Àc3 27.Àh5?! Ãd4! 28.®h1 Carlsen,Magnus
23.Ãg5 f6 24.Ãh4 Àce7 25.Àc5 Ãf7 Àbd5 29.Ãh6 Õc6! 30.Ãf8 Õa6 31.Àc2 Gausdal 2005 (1)
26.Õad1?! Àg6 (Genocchio-Van den Doel, Ãh8 32.Ãe7 Àe7 33.a3 Ãb5 34.Õf3 1.e4 c5 2.c3 Àf6 3.e5 Àd5 4.Àf3
Saint Vincent 1998) 27.Õe4â; 15.Àa3 f5 Ãe2 35.Õe3 Àed5 36.Õe8 ®h7 37.Àg3 Àc6 5.Ãc4 Àb6 6.Ãb3 d5 7.ed6
(15...Ãf5 Rozentalis-Hellers, Aarhus 1997 – Ãb5 38.Õf8 f4 39.Àf5 Àe2?! (39...Ãd3ç) ©d6 8.Àa3 e6 9.d4 [9.0-0!? a6
YB/57-65) 16.Àg3 (16.Ãh5 Ponomariov- 40.Õd1 Õc6? 41.Õd5 Õc2 42.Õc5 Ãc3? (9...Ãe7 10.d4) 10.©e2 £ Õd1, d4]
Van Wely, Biel 2000 – YB/57-63) 16...e6 (42...Ãd3!ç) 43.h4!å a6 44.h5 Àg3 9...Ãe7?! [¿ 9...a6 10.dc5 (10.0-0 cd4
17.Àc2 (17.Àb5 ®d8 18.0-0 a6 19.Õd1 45.®h2 Àf5 46.Õff5 Ãf1? 47.Õc7 ®h6 11.cd4 Ãe7=; 10.Ãe3 cd4 11.Àd4
Ãd7 20.Àd6 ®c7 21.Àc4 Àc4 22.Ãc4= 48.Õc6 ®h7 49.Õf7 ®g8 50.Õf4 (50.Õd7! Àd5º) 10...©d1 11.Ãd1 Ãc5 12.Àc2=]
S.Zhigalko-Maatoug, Oropesa del Mar jr Õg2 51.®h1 Ãg7 52.Õc1ê) 50...Ãe5 10.Àb5
2001 (9)) 17...®d8 18.f4?! (18.0-0Ç) (50...Ãd3 51.®h3) 51.Õc2 Ãf4 52.®h3
18...e4?! (18...ef4 19.Ãf4 e5 20.0-0-0 ®c7 Ãb5 53.g4 ®g7 54.®h4 ®h6 55.Õc5 1-0
21.Ãd2 Ãe6 â) 19.Ãd2 ®c7 20.0-0-0 Tiviakov-Nijboer, Leeuwarden ch-NED 2004] T_L_M_.t
Õg8 21.Õhg1 Àd5 22.Õgf1 a5 23.a4 Ãc5 14.0-0 0-0 15.Àd2 e5 16.Àc4 Àd7 jJ_.lJjJ
24.®b1 Ãd7 25.c4 Àdb4 26.Àa3??
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29.Àe2 Ãa4 30.Õd2 e3 0-1 S.Zhigalko- Õfd8 23.b4Ç Õdc8 24.Àd2 f5 25.f3 _Nj._._.
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15...e6!N [15...Ãe6 16.0-0 0-0-0 17.Õe1 Õc6 29.Ãe7 Õe8 30.Õe1 Õe6 _Bi._N_.
f6 18.Àd2 Àd5 19.Àdf1 Ãf7 20.Ãh5 31.Õe6 Ãe6 32.Ãh4 Ãd5 33.Õe1
Ãh5 21.Àh5 f5 22.Àe3 Àe3 23.Ãe3 Õe1 34.Ãe1 b5 35.Ãg3 ®f7 36.®f2
Õg8= S.Zhigalko-Potapov, Kirishi 2004] ®e6 37.Àf1 Ãf6 38.Ãf4 h5 39.Àd2 r.bQk._R
16.0-0 f5 17.Õd1 Ãd7 18.Àh5 Ãe7 Ãd8 40.g3 Ãe4 41.Àe4 fe4 42.h3
19.Àd2 Õd8 20.Àc4 Àc4 21.Ãc4 ®f5 43.b3 Ãf6 44.Ãd2 Ãe5 45.c4 10...©d8? [¿ 10...©b8í 11.dc5 (11.g3
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27.Ãe1 a5 28.Ãh4 Ãe7 29.Ãe7 Ãe3 13.Àd6 ®e7 14.Àc8 Õc8
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