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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 14743 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 3441 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 05:11:37 by Smyslov_Fan
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20 21029 Last Post 11/16/12 at 13:44:07
By: derdudea
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Modern Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
I had seen someone talk about the some lines in g3 lines and found this interesting.
http://www.chess.com/article/view/g3-benoni-by-gm-magesh-and-gm-arun

Started 01/13/11 at 00:48:38 by TheHug
5 4504 Last Post 02/24/12 at 02:11:07
By: TN
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Modern Benoni - Flick Knife
Hello everyone,
I'm curious as to what the best lines are for White in the line where Black puts his knight on b4. I am currently just messing around with this defence, mostly because it's fun t...

Started 12/16/09 at 01:54:12 by TonyRo
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By: fling
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Ari Ziegler's Modern for advanced players
just wondering if anyone has seen the dvd and if its any good.  if its like the french defense dvd, its worth its weight in gold.  i do have Martin's dvd on the benoni.  no spoilers please.

Started 02/13/12 at 06:07:09 by wcywing
4 6361 Last Post 02/21/12 at 19:16:36
By: wcywing
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Modern Benoni with Nf3 - early e4
Hi!
I've now analysed for some time the following line against the modern Benoni:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c5 4.d5 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 6.e4!?
The idea, in short, is to reach the MML, without a...

Started 01/29/12 at 01:43:04 by huibui
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By: huibui
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Is Modern Benoni by Kinsman still Relevant?
There are not too many modern benoni books out there. Is this one still relevant?

Started 03/09/11 at 02:14:44 by Reverse
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By: TonyRo
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A solid line against the benoni and benko
Hello everyone...
I'm playing 1 d4 for the last year or so, and the only opening i have problems with is the Benoni. I don't think i ever won a game against it, and the really makes me angry. Bla...

Started 01/06/09 at 14:39:48 by Raoh
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By: TN
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Modern Benoni Repertoire
I would like a complete Modern benoni repertoire, are there any benoni repertoire books ? or do I need to make one up myself using different material?
thanks

Started 08/02/09 at 10:04:40 by MrCookie
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By: Markovich
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Avrukh's recommendation against the Modern Benoni
In his book "Grandmaster Repertoire 1.d4 - Volume 2", Boris Avrukh recommends the line
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 6.g3 g6 7.Bg2 Bg7 8.Nf3 0-0 9.0-0 Nbd7 10.a4 Re8 11.Nd2 a6 ... <br /

Started 07/19/10 at 09:43:36 by Mettwurst Lothar
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By: LeeRoth
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forcing the MB via 2.Nf3 g6 3.c4 c5 4.d5 e6
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1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 c5 4. d5 e6
Let's suppose this move-order is in our repertoire.
Suppose we don't get a regu...

Started 01/12/10 at 16:28:20 by HoemberChess
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By: Girkassa
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Benoni: delayed ..e6 move order to avoid Taimanov
Hi,
I have been receiving some advice in building my repertoire.
the following came up:
MNb wrote on Today at 04:13:22:
Another tricky move order is 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 d6 4.N...

If black delays playing ..e6 f

Started 06/23/09 at 14:42:36 by TicklyTim
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24 14634 Last Post 09/26/09 at 15:08:09
By: Tolotos
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What do I Need to Know to Play the Benoni?
I am thinking of using the Modern Benoni as black, and I have no idea what do get to start playing it successfully. Also, what general rules will help me when I play that opening?
Thanks in Adva...

Started 11/26/08 at 01:21:07 by Unownasofyet
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27 12734 Last Post 08/17/09 at 06:08:04
By: Daniel
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Benoni Modern Main Line Move Order
Hi,
I have Watson's book and was curious about what answer anyone has to someone who plays h3 on move 6 or 7 as to avoid Bg4 and answer an early a6 with a4.  Is there any way to refute this ambit...

Started 08/12/09 at 01:31:15 by frozzor
1 1356 Last Post 08/12/09 at 09:26:45
By: Hidden identity
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Benoni Game
Here is a Benoni game from the current Brits Champs annotated by IM Malcolm Pein, and according to him, illustrates a great idea in Benoni and a devastating combination.
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Richard Palliser's boo...


Started 08/07/09 at 01:57:15 by GabrielGale
8 3244 Last Post 08/09/09 at 18:10:56
By: Antillian
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Modern Benoni move-order intricacies
Hello everybody,
the Modern Benoni has been my preferred choice against 1.d4 ever since I started getting a better and more aggressive player (at the age of 13). By now I have reached an ELO rati...

Started 06/07/09 at 23:21:12 by CrushingAttack
3 2466 Last Post 06/09/09 at 08:51:43
By: CrushingAttack
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Modern Benoni/4 attack pawn/Mikenas
Well OK, nowadays Benoni is rarely seen, specially al Master level, but after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 6.e4 g6 7.f4 Bg7 somebody can tell me definitively why Mikenas sharpest move...

Started 04/19/09 at 21:52:48 by AMM
1 1753 Last Post 04/19/09 at 22:27:44
By: MNb
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Modern Benoni Line
What should be done after:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. h3 Bg7 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Bd3 b5
I play 10.Bxb5, but I hate it when I play this against lower rated playe...

Started 11/23/08 at 10:51:42 by sssthepro
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20 9012 Last Post 04/09/09 at 04:55:07
By: lnn2
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Book of Palliser's - Ben Oni section
I' would like to ask if the book of Palliser ( Play 1. d4!) is still valid in the section "Modern Ben Oni".
Tnx

Started 01/30/09 at 11:32:33 by Templare2
1 1378 Last Post 01/30/09 at 13:18:44
By: Eclectico
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