d3 Sicilian

The “d3” line of the Sicilian Defence is an anti-Sicilian that is mainly a transpositional move to some other variation. This line has even been used by Bobby Fischer, who would use it to transpose to a King’s Indian Attack against an “e6 Sicilian” line.

Diagram: d3 Sicilian Line against e6 Sicilian

The d3 Sicilian opening is likely to transition to one of these openings.

The d3 Sicilian is not a well-known line, nor is it widely used. But there’s not much wrong with it, and it can be considered for a tournament chess repertoire.

Other Anti-Sicilian Openings include:

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