The Sicilian Defense, 1.e4 c5, is one of the popular chess openings. In this book several chess grandmasters present state-of-the-art analysis of lines where White meets the Sicilian by avoiding the Open variations. The editors, 2007 British Champion GM Jacob Aagaard and three-time Scottish Champion GM John Shaw, have recruited a line-up of strong chess grandmasters to share their expert opinions both on how to play the Sicilian Defense and how to play against it.
Jacob Aagaard is a chess grandmaster and ex-British Champion.
John Shaw is a chess grandmaster and three-time Scottish Champion.
ISBN 978-1-906552-80-0 – 440 pages – Published 8 April 2011