The Paulsen Variation of the Sicilian Defence has been gaining in popularoty in recent years, because this dynamic opening is well suited to playing for a win with Black too. It is no wonder that young top players such Caruana and Giri are among those who are driving forward theoretical development in the Paulsen.
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