Fight Like Magnus: The Sicilian | New course gets World Champion’s stamp of approval
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Fight Like Magnus: The Sicilian | New course gets World Champion’s stamp of approval

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has taken the rare step of personally approving a new course modelled on his openings. Fight Like Magnus: The Sicilian by Christof Sielecki is a complete repertoire against 1.e4 based on Carlsen’s 1...c5 and his pet Sveshnikov line - and we’re offering a free download so you can try it.




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