Traps, Tricks & Mistakes: Dragon Disaster

The Dragon Variation in the Sicilian Defence is a natural way of developing Black’s pieces. Especially the king’s bishop takes an active position on g7.

The Yugoslav attack (6.Be3) is one option for playing against the Dragon. White quickly develops queenside pieces and after castle queenside, launches a wild attack over the kingside.

Black has to refrain from immediately trade pieces with 6…Ng4, because it brings suddenly a disaster.

Take one of the opponent’s bishops is a common strategic motif. But hurry to get it in the Dragon is a mistake.

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