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How about The Scorpio Defence?
A daring defence that has always looked very logical to me, is another Martens' invention: The Scorpio defence:
1.d4 e6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 ed5 4.cd5 d6 5.Nc3 Ne7 6.e4 Ng6 intending Be7-f6, 0-0, Re8 etc. In ...

Started 04/07/04 at 02:18:38 by Wonderer (Ex Member)
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Palliser's benoni book on benoni?
Does Palliser only cover Czech benoni or something like Schmidt benoni?Do you reccomend me this book?

Started 03/14/11 at 14:02:49 by keerik
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By: kylemeister
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The Czech Benoni
Hi
I just wanted to hear how you crack the Czech Benoni? Black seems to have a very solid position, but what can white do about it? Any positional or tactical ideas?

Started 12/03/08 at 22:28:21 by Genau
1 1969 Last Post 12/04/08 at 01:14:44
By: MNb
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Is the Old Benoni alive and kicking?
Hello!
This question is already a famous one for different openings. I wonder that the Old Benoni hasn't been discussed yet.
Some weeks before i included the Old Benoni in my repertoire as m...

Started 09/28/04 at 09:09:54 by akut
3 3388 Last Post 09/29/04 at 18:34:54
By: MNb
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Schmid-Benoni
Hello chessfriends,
i am looking for theory on the Schmid-Benoni:
1.d4 Nf6
2.Nf3 g6
3.Nc3 c5
4.d5 Bg7
5.e4 d6
In which book is this system theme and what is whites b...

Started 01/24/05 at 13:15:31 by SutterCane
3 3610 Last Post 02/04/05 at 09:18:29
By: elspringer
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Schmid Benoni side line?
I ran across a side line this morning on ICC and promptly lost a miniature. I looked up some games on chessbase online and the following seems to be the starting moves usually played:
1. d4 c5 2....

Started 02/13/06 at 20:34:29 by kevinludwig
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By: kevinludwig
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An improved or a worse Benoni ?
What do you think of the line : 1.d4 c5 2.d5 e6 3.c4 exd 4.cxd d6 5.e4 g6 6.Nc3 a6 7.a4 Bg7 with the idea Cge7 or Cgh6 ? have you seen serious analysis or played games with it ?

Started 02/02/07 at 09:08:44 by parisestmagique
6 3444 Last Post 02/07/07 at 14:52:00
By: Pantu
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Benoni vs. 3.g3 Catalan
Hi, just wanted to know if anybody knows a book, NIC yearbook, other magazine, online lecture, dvd, or any source material with which to study 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 c5
especially the lines with 4...

Started 05/03/07 at 04:36:01 by ghenghisclown
13 6757 Last Post 05/23/07 at 09:18:47
By: exigentsky
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czech benoni dvd
has anyone seen the czech benoni dvd by Martin and what is your opinion on it?

Started 02/20/08 at 11:51:57 by wcywing
1 2127 Last Post 02/23/08 at 09:04:31
By: Bonsai
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Ben Oni 5...Ne7
After 1.d4 e6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 exd5 4.cxd5 d6 5.Nc3 I've found 5...Ne7 pretty annoying; is 6.Bf4 really the best way of meeting the positional threat of 6...Ng6 or should 6.h4 be played? (and does this sy...

Started 12/03/08 at 19:52:05 by kandido
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By: kandido
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Delayed Zilbermints Benoni
Gambit wrote on 01/07/10 at 23:15:20:
I have my own variation in the Modern Benoni. Here goes!
Modern Zilbermints Benoni: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 c5 3 a3 cxd4 4 b4!

This isn't the Flick Knife, so you might want to start a new thread. One poin...

Started 01/08/10 at 00:12:12 by ChevyBanginStyle
6 3773 Last Post 01/08/10 at 22:25:55
By: MNb
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Coverage of the Snake Benoni [A60]
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As Black, I would at times play this position as a complement to the Nimzo Indian,
after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3: 3..c5 4.d5 exd5 5.cxd5 Bd6.<br...

Started 01/02/11 at 00:00:35 by HoemberChess
3 4466 Last Post 01/02/11 at 12:57:14
By: Gerardo
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Benoni question.
Hello everyone!I'm a Schmid benoni player,but I don't like to reach Modern benoni positions(due to the lack of theory).So,what would You recommend me to play against 1.d4 c5 2.d5 d6 3.c4?Maybe there a...

Started 02/09/11 at 17:09:02 by keerik
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By: keerik
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Czech Benoni
I'm thinking about playing the Czech Benoni.
In his DVD Andrew Martin seems to cover d4 Nf6 c4 c5 d5 e5.
Does anyone have an opinion about this DVD ?
What additionale sidelines (at move...

Started 09/15/09 at 15:36:32 by e4d6
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By: toppace
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Czech Benoni coverage
I would like to see some games covering the Czech Benoni (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 d5).  There is one game already with this move order but Black doesn't play ...Be7 preferring ...g6.  I know this openin...

Started 08/06/06 at 00:26:07 by Glenn Snow
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By: IMJohnCox
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czech benoni, what to play against it
The czech benoni comes up after
1.d4 c5
2.d5 e5
I think of playing
3.e4 d6
4.Nc3 Nf6
5.Nf3 a6
6.a4 Bg4
7.h3
But there are other ways to handle it,
p...

Started 02/11/08 at 10:19:14 by battleangel (Ex Member)
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By: lnn2
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The h3 Czech Benoni Lines...
Hello all,
I have been "Czeching" out (couldn't resist) the Czech Benoni lately, but I've been running into problems with  the h3 lines, for instance:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e5 4. Nc3 d6 5...

Started 11/29/09 at 04:03:12 by TonyRo
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By: motörhead
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Semi-Benoni -- sound or not!?
We've been here before, but that was some time ago so I wonder if anyone has any fresh insights into this position: 1 d4 c5 2 d5 d6 3 c4 e5 4 e4 Be7 5 Nf3 Bg4 6 Nbd2! Bg5!? (6 ...a6!?) 7 Qa4 Bd7 8 Qb3...

Started 12/03/09 at 17:27:38 by Michael Ayton
5 4699 Last Post 12/04/09 at 23:59:12
By: Michael Ayton
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1. d4 c5 2. d5 e5 3. dxe ep?!
I recently got the opportunity to play against a good friend of mine with this move order.  I was not expecting 3. dxe ep?! after 1. d4 c5 2. d5 e5.  He was confused about this opening - something he ...

Started 10/28/09 at 19:21:51 by BirdBrain
2 3258 Last Post 10/29/09 at 15:44:07
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