The Chinese Dragon

by Raymond Pearson

This site is dedicated to "The Chinese Dragon", the book by top correspondence player Raymond Pearson on the Chinese Dragon variation of the Sicilian Defence.

The Chinese Dragon refers to the chess position shown here, where Black has just played 10... Rb8. Raymond analyses a number of games here (since October 2018) and in the archive (2011-September 2018). The ECO code for this line is B78, and you can explore master games from this position here (external site).

  1. e4 c5
  2. Nf3 d6
  3. d4 cxd4
  4. Nxd4 Nf6
  5. Nc3 g6
  6. Be3 Bg7
  7. f3 O-O
  8. Qd2 Nc6
  9. Bc4 Bd7
  10. O-O-O Rb8

Raymond's ground breaking book analyses all of the main continuations and provides new insights. You can read an excerpt from the book here.

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The site is also dedicated to study of the opening and provides analysis of master games by the author as well as links to analysis by other commentators.