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The Sicilian is one of the major answers to 1.e4. Black takes control of the d4 square with a pawn from the side - thus he imbalances the position and avoids giving White a central target.
- Unbalances the game
- Gives Black good chances of attack
- Great opening when you need to play for a win
- White has many ways to meet the Sicilian
- In the main variations White gets great attacking chances
- There is a lot of theory