Jan's Opening Clinic 20: Part 5
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Jan's Opening Clinic 20: Part 5

Though we all tune into Jan's Opening Clinic for the words of chess opening wisdom of Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson, in part 5 of the 20th edition the hero is a chess24 Premium user who may have discovered something that even the very best players of the Taimanov Sicilian should be aware of. As Jan comments, "what 'LogicalNonsense' has done here, casually phrased as a question, is refute the absolute main line...".




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