1st edition from 2009. The Sicilian Defense is by far the most popular chess opening, both at club level as well as with top grandmasters. Former Spanish Champion and successful chess coach Jesus de la Villa presents a complete repertoire for White after 1.e4 c5 2. Nc3. Each variation is clearly organized with its history, ideas, statistics, examples of tactics and strategies, and instructive games. With frequent summaries of the material presented, this is an extremely accessible book for casual and improving chess players. Dismantling the Sicilian has never been easier. Softback, 336 pages.