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benoni /king indian?
Hello,
I have seen that marian petrov wrote Grandmaster Repertoire 12 - The Modern Benoni.
When i looked into my database , i have noticed that he enters the benoni with king indian , delayi...

Started 06/12/13 at 22:24:51 by piefr1
14 4522 Last Post 06/22/17 at 21:58:00
By: Stigma
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Indobenoni without g6 but with g5 at a time !
Hi Indobenoni's Fans!
Friends in debate with Indobenoni free thinkers asked me to perform the experiment to find out if it is feasible in fast blitz games to get the fianchetto move to the "Bassm...

Started 04/10/17 at 16:08:13 by MARCO
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By: MARCO
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Pesky Ra3 manoeuvre ...
The Benoni seems to be scoring OK at the moment, but I can’t quite see how Black combats the line 1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nf3 c5 4 d5 d6 5 Nc3 ed 6 cd g6 7 h3 a6 8 a4 Qe7 9 Ra3!? – can anybody help? It see...

Started 07/18/15 at 00:25:51 by Michael Ayton
3 1691 Last Post 01/17/17 at 18:13:18
By: CraigEvans
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Modern benoni book
Looking for something for an 1800 player
Currently trying to decide between
Benoni
Nimzo
Grunfeld

Started 03/23/15 at 04:08:00 by VKap
2 2262 Last Post 05/07/16 at 20:06:55
By: Zatara
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Benoni MML with 15. ...Ne5
After 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c5 4. d5 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. Bd3 Bg7 8. h3 0-0 9. Nf3 b5 10. Bxb5 Nxe4 11. Nxe4 Qa5+ 12. Nfd2 Qxb5 13. Nxd6 Qa6 14. Ndc4 Nd7 15. 0-0, "Starting Out: d4" gives 1...

Started 10/12/15 at 14:57:15 by kevinludwig
4 1794 Last Post 10/14/15 at 16:48:13
By: Confused_by_Theory
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What's the theoretical state of Fianchetto Benoni?
Hi,
What is the theoretical state of the Benoni Defense Fianchetto Variation?
How big is White’s advantage in the Fianchetto Benoni?
Is it bigger, as big or smaller than White’s usual f...

Started 08/13/15 at 23:40:02 by Marc Benford
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16 5480 Last Post 08/15/15 at 06:22:54
By: kylemeister
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black Rxe3!? sacrifice at fianchetto benoni
Hi to all:
This is my first post here.
I have reached a hard position at a correspondence game and maybe if you have some time I need help at the following position:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3....

Started 04/29/15 at 17:21:43 by MARCO
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By: fling
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Poll: Fianchetto Modern Benoni: 4.Nf3 vs 4.d5 vs. other
Hello.
I am currently enjoying playing the Catalan. I am following Avrukh's brilliant 1.d4 repertoire. I feel that my repertoire is pretty solid, but I have one nagging issue.
I play 1.d4 Nf...

Started 07/11/14 at 20:00:13 by TheDragon
11 6007 Last Post 04/29/15 at 17:39:02
By: MARCO
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White avoids the Benoni
What to do after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.e3 and 3.Nf3 when white avoids the Benoni? 
3.Nf3 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e5 is a sharp gambit that is often analyzed in books on the Symmetrical English.  This is known ...

Started 10/05/03 at 00:14:27 by X
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By: yolocounty
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New Benoni Book
Has anyone here mentioned the book who`s coming up from Qualitychess.com regarding the Benoni? Marian Petrov is the author, and its 308 pages long. Could be interesting Smiley
Realese date is set to...

Started 03/02/13 at 18:28:59 by Benoniac
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19 14296 Last Post 03/06/15 at 16:55:36
By: MarkG
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Bf4 Benoni
I could swear I saw somewhere new analysis of
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Nf3 g6 7. Bf4 a6 8. a4
Bg7 9. h3 O-O 10. e3 Re8 11. Nd2 Nbd7 12. Be2 Ne5 13. O-O Nfd7 14....

Started 12/13/13 at 18:45:40 by ako
6 3751 Last Post 02/20/15 at 00:51:04
By: kylemeister
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Modern Benoni playable CB eBook
I have just uploaded a new-style playable CB Modern Benoni eBook, featuring 340 annotated games, at http://www.chesspublishing.com/p/10/cbebooks.htm Smiley

Started 01/10/15 at 17:31:57 by GMTonyKosten
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Current Concensus on Modern Benoni
I heard that the modern benoni isn't widely played at the top level anymore (mainly due to the Taimanov variation). 
If I start learning the modern benoni as my d4 defense, should I try to avoid...

Started 07/17/07 at 00:15:41 by Dinomike100
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33 15617 Last Post 06/23/14 at 21:09:45
By: up and comer
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Classical Modern Benoni oddness
[pgn][Event "Finale KUP-a RH 2014."]
[Site "Bol na Bracu"]
[Date "2014.05.14"]
[Round "1.1"]
[White "Kozul, Zdenko"]
[Black "Bozinovic, Bogdan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[EC...|/pgn]

Started 05/14/14 at 22:16:34 by kylemeister
0 1313 Last Post 05/14/14 at 22:16:33
By: kylemeister
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Mikenas or 4 pawn attack?
Hi all,
I was thinking of playing d4 again after years of not playing it. How is the Mikenas or 4 pawn attack these days? Any good books on it? I really like to brush up on it and learn some of ...

Started 12/26/13 at 15:20:20 by Mtal
12 4914 Last Post 01/03/14 at 00:39:40
By: ErictheRed
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Dreev vs. the Benoni
I have just taken from the printer Dreev vs. the Benoni by Alexey Dreev - 268 pages - see our site for the Contents. Or read the annotation in the Ipad app ForwardChess.

Started 05/10/13 at 23:13:35 by Semkov
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19 16357 Last Post 10/07/13 at 03:07:27
By: cma6
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A Benoni nuance in the Watson white rep book
I know a repertoaire book can`t cover everything, and especially not a book in one volume  Smiley
But I wondered if someone else noticed this nuance in the Benoni chapter:
[pgn][Event "?"]
[S...|/pgn]
And if its playable it would please my handle!  Cheesy
Ben

Started 09/11/13 at 21:42:27 by Benoniac
0 1354 Last Post 09/11/13 at 21:42:26
By: Benoniac
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Chess Developments: the Modern Benoni
Richard Palliser has published a new book on the Modern Benoni, and I am surprised that no one has brought it up - especially more so since this is probably the first non-'starting out' book on the MB...

Started 12/22/11 at 11:28:16 by clickclick
14 10690 Last Post 01/04/13 at 21:29:20
By: fling
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Strange line in benoni
Hi guys!
Someone just played against me 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Nf3 g6 7. Bg5 Bg7 8. e3 . I was black. What is current state of theory in this line? It looks for me ...

Started 12/30/12 at 22:17:22 by Ender
3 1879 Last Post 12/31/12 at 13:11:45
By: Ender
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A61 Modern Benoni with 7.Bf4
Hi, I don't know the name of this old line, but I have noticed it's been played a fair bit recently. In one of my books on the Benoni, it is just described as "the most important of the less usual lin...

Started 07/23/12 at 06:11:37 by Smyslov_Fan
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By: derdudea
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