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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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57 39186 Last Post 12/26/10 at 17:28:47
By: Markovich
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An idea in the Kapengut variation
Hi all! Lately I tried a not unusual plan in the Kapengut variation (e4, f3, Bg5) playing g5, Nh5 at some moment.  Just in the particular line I cannot find games in the database and I'm wondering, wh...

Started 09/17/05 at 07:16:20 by Swiss_Dragon
14 5955 Last Post 02/11/06 at 18:31:05
By: Swiss_Dragon
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Help with Benoni Beast
I am at present preparing to restart compedative play after a ten year absence and so am now faced with the work of preparing a new set of openings.
I am currently interested in the state of the ...

Started 03/01/05 at 06:38:32 by PointyKitty
5 2631 Last Post 03/20/05 at 03:51:25
By: iggystiv
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Modern Benoni book
What do you guys think is the best book on Modern Benoni in terms of having it as a repertoire?
Thanks!

Started 05/23/03 at 10:26:58 by yaltmax
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25 10517 Last Post 02/24/05 at 22:18:07
By: Glenn Snow
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Poll: Why isn't the pure Modern Benoni more popular?
So what exactly is putting people off 1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 c5, intending 3 d5 e6 4 Nc3 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 6 e4 g6? Despite John Watson's efforts to show Black can fight against the Taimanov, most GMs still only ...

Started 05/27/06 at 10:58:20 by IMRichardPalliser
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30 12499 Last Post 07/09/06 at 21:17:03
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Books on the Benoni
Hi people,
I'm interested in "learning" a new opening..., the Benoni. What  book do you prefer? "Starting Out : The Modern Benoni" or "Modern Benoni Revealed"
Thx

Started 07/05/05 at 03:21:18 by Holbox
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18 7489 Last Post 10/06/05 at 19:10:01
By: kevinludwig
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Modern Benoni Flick Knife Attack
Hi all,
         There is quite a deal of cross-over between the KID and The Modern Benoni and as a result, I have been having a look at the latter and been quite taken by the opening.
Obv...

Started 02/14/05 at 13:18:48 by Paul Hopwood (Guest)
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20 14632 Last Post 09/16/06 at 18:59:35
By: IMRichardPalliser
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novice needs help
Great site (not the dragon but what the hell) 2 questions 1. In the qh4 ch line of the taimanov variation of benoni is the retreat qd8 or qe7 better these days. 2. In the classical what is blacks best...

Started 06/27/05 at 07:45:10 by eric_moskow
10 3133 Last Post 07/26/05 at 06:25:49
By: eric_moskow
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Bg5 vs. Modern Benoni
It is no use, I have tried giving it up but I keep going back to the Benoni ...  Roll Eyes
I had an interesting game yesterday which gives rise to a question.  The game went:
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 c5 3.d...

Started 03/27/03 at 09:59:38 by alumbrado
8 4154 Last Post 11/05/05 at 20:27:40
By: John Cox (Guest)
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Benoni - 5.Nxd5
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.d5 exd5 5.Nxd5
5.cxd5 is the standard move. But is there a refutation of the more positional obvious approach 5.Nxd5!?
Playing against the backward black d-pawn ...

Started 01/08/07 at 10:21:43 by Viking
4 2479 Last Post 01/09/07 at 18:16:22
By: IMRichardPalliser
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Forcing a Modern Benoni?
Hi all,
I was checking 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 6.Nf3 g6 7.e4 a6!?, where Black avoided the Modern Benoni. because 8.a4 runs into 8...Bg4. However, I really like the Modern B...

Started 12/19/07 at 11:42:51 by sssthepro
12 4212 Last Post 12/27/07 at 11:50:30
By: flaviddude
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Benoni with a 1. c4/1. Nf3 move order.
Hi,
I play the slav against d4, and e5 against e4, like the "soviet" school. 1... e5 is an agressive response, which is perfect for my play. But the slav is too quiet. So I intend to play the Ben...

Started 11/15/07 at 16:47:42 by Tournevyks
14 6018 Last Post 12/27/07 at 12:11:08
By: flaviddude
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Flick-Knife improvement?
Taimanov ("Flick-Knife") Attack.  1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 6.e4 g6 7.f4 Bg7 8.Bb5+ Nfd7 9.a4 O-O 10.Nf3 Na6  11.O-O Nb4 12.Re1 a6 13.Bf1 Re8 14.h3.  The last move is "!" in Vaisse...

Started 11/08/07 at 16:52:25 by Markovich
3 1676 Last Post 11/08/07 at 21:53:25
By: Sacapawn
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Chess Explained : The Modern Benoni (Z. Franco)
I am thinking of coming back to the Benoni after 2 years dutch defence as my last results were not so good and the quality of my games was rather low.
And so, I'd like to know if someone had read...

Started 10/06/07 at 07:01:00 by thibdb13
14 5876 Last Post 11/13/07 at 14:56:09
By: drkodos
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How to combat the Benoni?
I have played 1.e4 all my life and am now planning to switch to 1.d4 to have some new positions to play.

I was wondering what to play against the Benoni.  I am not a particularly aggressi...

Started 03/07/05 at 10:52:50 by The King
9 3433 Last Post 10/26/05 at 08:26:17
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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Benoni: Taimanov Variation
Hi dudes,
Please recommend me a good book on Taimanov variation. Or explain all the latest findings so I dont need to buy another opening book. Smiley  Thanks,
AM  Smiley

Started 02/23/05 at 08:34:55 by AM (Guest)
3 2551 Last Post 04/06/05 at 12:08:54
By: Fernando Semprun
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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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20 8902 Last Post 01/18/10 at 11:25:35
By: Girkassa
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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 8330 Last Post 04/09/09 at 04:55:07
By: lnn2
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Some problems in a Benoni Position
Hi all,
Recently, I had a Benoni Game on the internet, and met some difficulties in a line that I hope you guys can help me out with.
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Started 07/15/08 at 13:22:54 by sssthepro
3 2208 Last Post 07/16/08 at 06:27:01
By: Bonsai
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Two Benoni Lines
I would like to ask about two variations.
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Nc3 g6 7. e4 Bg7 8. h3
O-O 9. Bd3 a6 10. a4 Qe7 11. O-O Nbd7 12. Re1 Ne8
What should Wh...

Started 04/22/08 at 12:21:57 by sssthepro
4 1837 Last Post 05/05/08 at 12:52:49
By: sssthepro
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