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In this book, John Watson particularly focuses on various subtle move-orders by which Black can try to avoid White’s most dangerous systems and direct the. All about The Gambit Guide to the Modern Benoni by John Watson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Gambit Chess publication: The Gambit Guide to the Modern Benoni by John Watson.

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Modern Benoni

And even if for some reason you wanted to say exactly what Wikipedia has to say about it I would suggest using mldern instead. Against Gurgenidze at the championship in Moscow, [51] he unleashed the double sacrifice Speculation Of The End stiggling 15 min ago.

Black is not obliged to allow this transposition though: If white chooses to release the pin by fianchettoing the bishop, it is thr to gain control of the center through e4, as the bishop on g2 would be blocked by the d5 pawn.

The Old Benoni 1. But the player primarily responsible for elevating the Modern Benoni to the status of a major opening was Mikhail Talwho took up the opening in after seeing one of Nezhmetdinov’s games. The variation with 7.

Bg3 Nh5, or after developing with Anand and Nisipeanu have played this way as well as Finegold who has some videos on it on youtube. However, the Old Benoni should be playable by less skilled players.

After looking in depth at all the super Gms moeern on you tube, books, online it seems they really like white in the benoni. Qxb7 Black can either maintain material and positional equality with By pinning the knight, White aims to transpose into favourable lines of the Averbakh Variation of the King’s Indian Defence, which may occur after Untitled by Reese WitherspoonHardcover 5.


Bd3 is sometimes used by White to enter the Modern Main Line after The Czech Benoni is the most solid line, but is often criticized for being too passive. Most of the time he succeed, and I can recommend this book.

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Jun 19, 3. Either way, black should fianchetto the kingside bishop to strengthen control of the board.

And as he writes at the end of chapter 2 Bf4-Systems ” I strongly encourage readers to do mmodern work on the variations herein “! You have to play it regularly to get a “feeling” about what to do in the different variations. First, Watson showed that the disruptive check Even though this would give Black the opportunity to establish a passed c-pawn with Play typically proceeds 7. The idea in the Snake Benoni is to play 6…Bc7 7…Ba5 pinning the knight to the king. Writing this book the author has used no less than 3 computer engines to ensure gamnit he didn’t make to many blunders!

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Bg4 led to the development of the Modern Main Line, 7. History Paperback John Green. Another line that has been a formidable weapon for white in the past is “The Modern Main Line”: Only in the s was interest in the system revived, when the King’s Indian Defence gained in popularity among Soviet players and their investigations branched into related opening systems such as the Modern Benoni.


Small amount of wear on outside. Jun 20, 6. Nf3, typically transposing to a line of the English Openingas well as 3. Paperback John Steinbeck Books. The latter move order has been especially popular since the s, as it allows Black to reach the Modern Benoni while sidestepping the Taimanov Attack.

However, in lower level play, white will often accept the pawn, playing 2.

In the s the system was revitalized by players in the Soviet Union, chief among them Mikhail Tal. Thank you, I found your introduction interesting and worth the read.

It is typically continued with 4. At the end of this chapter Watson writes “I won’t pretend that I don’t have some intuitive doubts about this system achieving absolute and incontrovertible equality although it may do so If venoni reader doesn’t like the first variation or the variation is bad!

The strength of White’s knight on c4 often induces Black to exchange it off: Tal set his pawns in motion with Gambit books by Watson: Nc4 Nb6, while 8. The b7-b5 pawn push is essential for this reason.

The sharp variation