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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 15:08:13 by MARCO
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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 Smiley

Started 01/10/15 at 17:31:57 by GMTonyKosten
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By: GMTonyKosten
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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"]

Started 05/14/14 at 21:16:34 by kylemeister
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By: kylemeister
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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 "?"]
And if its playable it would please my handle!  Cheesy

Started 09/11/13 at 20:42:27 by Benoniac
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By: Benoniac
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Bf4 line
According to IM Richard Palliser, he recommends Bf4 in his book, Play d4!. But, I'm concerned about Nh5/f5 ideas for black that seems to put a damper on the Bf4 line. I recently came up with this: d4 ...

Started 03/02/05 at 14:59:36 by BearerOfBadNews
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By: BearerOfBadNews
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Benoni - Four Pawns Attack
I have a question regarding a variation of the Benoni-Four Pawns Attack.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.f4 O-O 6.Nf3 c5 7.d5 e6 8.Be2 exd5 9.cxd5 Bg4 10.O-O Nbd7 11.Re1 Re8 12.h3 Bxf3 13.Bx...

Started 08/20/03 at 08:16:27 by Jim Tracz (Guest)
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By: Jim Tracz (Guest)
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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 16:21:43 by MARCO
1 2420 Last Post 04/29/15 at 20:57:00
By: fling
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Benoni Modern Main Line Move Order
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 1646 Last Post 08/12/09 at 09:26:45
By: Hidden identity
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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 2131 Last Post 04/19/09 at 22:27:44
By: MNb
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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".

Started 01/30/09 at 11:32:33 by Templare2
1 1658 Last Post 01/30/09 at 13:18:44
By: Eclectico
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7.Bf4 against the Benoni
Since I am interested enough in this topic, I am going to give it its own thread.  The conversation to date:
Scholar wrote on 03/31/07 at 02:57:55:
[quote author=thibdb13 link=1172669961/0#3 date=1173129261]In his later book about ...

I am curious what caused the change of heart.  Already at the time of publicat

Started 03/31/07 at 06:11:38 by Scholar
1 2147 Last Post 03/31/07 at 07:59:22
By: sssthepro
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Starting Out: The Modern Benoni
I see from the BCM website that the new book Starting Out: The Modern Benoni has hit the shops.
I pre-ordered mine from amazon to save money but there is always a delay between these things being...

Started 02/01/05 at 06:32:19 by alumbrado
1 1698 Last Post 02/01/05 at 09:44:24
By: The King
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Modern Benoni with Bf4
This line is recommended by Richard Palliser in "Play 1.d4!" and is very difficult to face.  To see how he fares when faced with his own recommendations, here is a recent game with Richard playing Bla...

Started 03/29/04 at 02:59:21 by alumbrado
1 2003 Last Post 04/21/04 at 08:10:40
By: IMRichardPalliser
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Modern benoni book
Looking for something for an 1800 player
Currently trying to decide between

Started 03/23/15 at 04:08:00 by VKap
2 4569 Last Post 05/07/16 at 19:06:55
By: Zatara
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Modern Benoni with Nf3 - early e4
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
2 2627 Last Post 01/29/12 at 22:29:05
By: huibui
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Modern Benoni Epishin Variation
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 e6 4 Nc3 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 6 e4 g6 7 Nf3 a6
8 Qe2 has been played by GM Epishin with success (+4 =1 -0).
It was suggested by GM Emms in his 'Dangerous Weapons' book.

Started 12/16/08 at 03:19:34 by JamesL
2 2814 Last Post 12/16/08 at 21:27:14
By: JamesL
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Fianchetto Variation - 11...Qc7 or 11...Qe7?
In the position after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3 ed5 5.cd5 d6 6.Nf3 g6 7.g3 Bg7 8.Bg2 0-0 9.0-0 a6 10.a4 Nbd7 11.Bf4, which move is better: 11...Qc7 or 11...Qe7? According to Kapengut, the move 11...

Started 05/22/08 at 04:49:54 by Chevalier
2 2325 Last Post 05/22/08 at 15:04:26
By: thibdb13
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Why play exd5 in the Benoni?
I notice that the Benoni move order is typically:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Nc3 g6 7. e4
I understand that this is to prevent the Taimanov variation with f4, but...

Started 04/19/08 at 06:01:36 by exigentsky
2 2074 Last Post 04/20/08 at 18:11:44
By: Girkassa
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improvement for white?(side-line of main-lineMML)
I am currently playing in a thematic CC Benoni tournament and in one of the games (which I have now won as white), I had the following side-line in the main line of the Modern Main Line:
1.d4 ... <br /

Started 05/15/07 at 07:19:01 by Bonsai
2 2416 Last Post 05/18/07 at 18:03:12
By: Markovich
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Benoni, Taimanov with Qh4+
Hi, Maybe this is covered somewhere in the site (and I havent subscribed to this section yet)...but does anyone have any thoughts on the Qh4+ idea advocated by Watson in his recent book to counter the...

Started 05/13/03 at 00:04:07 by chessforfun
2 2958 Last Post 06/01/03 at 14:15:00
By: IanE11
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